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David Fincher Met With Lucasfilm About Directing 'Star Wars: Episode 7'

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by Jacob Hall September 29, 2014 10:33 AM
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A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away (AKA, a few years ago), David Fincher was courted to direct 'Star Wars: Episode 7.' We know how that turned out: J.J. Abrams ultimately landed the job and Fincher went on to direct an adaptation of Gillian Flynn's 'Gone Girl.' However, in the world of trivia, this has got to be one of the most interesting near-misses in blockbuster history.

WookieeLeaks: 'Star Wars: Episode 7' Concept Art Reveals a Dramatic Duel, Plus Upgraded Stormtroopers

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by Jacob Hall September 26, 2014 12:28 PM
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ScreenCrush’s WookieLeaks is a weekly roundup of everything 'Star Wars'! From 'Star Wars: Episode 7,' to the upcoming spinoffs and the TV shows, if it pertains to that long ago, far away galaxy, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis. This week, new concept art reveals exciting new aspects of 'Star Wars: Episode 7,' new set images reveal a small change for the Millennium Falcon, and Oscar Isaac and Carrie Fisher chat about the saga.

Leaked 'Star Wars: Episode 7' Photo Reveals the New Chrome Trooper

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by Nick Romano September 25, 2014 12:44 PM
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We've seen tons of leaked photos of 'Star Wars: Episode 7,' from Adam Driver in an unexpected uniform to new filming locations to the Millennium Falcon, but there's still plenty more over which to geek out. For example, a new image has been revealed that showcases a new breed of Stormtrooper, called a Chrome Trooper.

Lucasfilm Sidewalk Festival Chalks Up Geek-tastic 'Star Wars' Street Art

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by Nick Romano September 25, 2014 09:30 AM
Lucasfilm just seems like a dream place to work. Not only is it the home to the 'Star Wars' and 'Indiana Jones' franchises, but their employees get to partake in a number of geek-centric activities, from following around a real-life R2-D2 throughout their offices to competing for some stellar prizes in the recent Lucasfilm Sidewalk Festival. The latter took place last weekend, and the results of such creative talent working on 'Star Wars'-themed chalk art are astounding.

WookieeLeaks: Millennium Falcon First Look, Adam Driver on Set, and 'Star Wars 8' Bits

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by Jacob Hall September 19, 2014 11:05 AM
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ScreenCrush’s WookieeLeaks is a weekly roundup of everything 'Star Wars'! From 'Episode 7,' to the upcoming spinoffs and the TV shows, if it pertains to that long ago, far away galaxy, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis. This...

'Star Wars: Episode 7': First Official Footage of the Millennium Falcon Has Landed

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by Nick Romano September 18, 2014 10:37 AM
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It's here, folks! After weeks of seeing leaked images of 'Star Wars: Episode 7' set pieces and cast and crew members, the first official footage of the Millennium Falcon has landed. Better still, it's a continuation of J.J. Abrams and Zack Snyder's ongoing 'Star Wars'-'Batman' crossovers.

The 'Batman vs. Superman' Batmobile Was Stolen...By a Stormtrooper

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by Jacob Hall September 15, 2014 10:10 AM
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A pretty wacky rumor sprung up over the weekend. It seems that, according to certain sources, the Batmobile from 'Batman vs Superman' had been stolen from the set, which meant that some car thief was driving around Detroit in their brand new tank. The rumor was quickly put to rest, but not before director Zack Snyder was able to joke about it.

WookieeLeaks: A Bird's Eye View of the Millennium Falcon and One Crazy X-Wing

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by Jacob Hall September 12, 2014 08:58 AM
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ScreenCrush’s WookieLeaks is a weekly roundup of everything 'Star Wars'! From 'Star Wars: Episode 7,' to the upcoming spinoffs and the TV shows, if it pertains to that long ago, far away galaxy, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis. This week, J.J. Abrams inserts a huge clue into an innocent tweet, the Millennium Falcon is revealed in an unlikely way, and the Hulk wants in on this whole 'Star Wars' business.

'Star Wars Rebels' May Introduce 'Episode 7' Characters, Says Simon Kinberg

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick September 11, 2014 12:16 PM
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Disney's upcoming animated 'Star Wars Rebels' will explore a canon period between trilogies previously untouched by any scripted work, though most 'Star Wars' fans can scarcely look past the untapped future of J.J. Abrams' 'Episode 7.' Well, good news! 'Rebels' may yet contain our first look at the new trilogy, and we might not even realize it.

Pilot Inadvertently Takes Spy Pics of 'Star Wars: Episode 7' Set and the Millennium Falcon

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by Mike Sampson September 10, 2014 11:00 AM
'Star Wars: Episode 7' can have all the security measures it wants, but it can't stop a spy that has no idea he's spying. Enter Matthew Myatt, a pilot hired to take promotional photos for Airbourne Aviation, a flying club in Britain. Myatt happened to fly over Greenham Common in Berkshire and thought he had captured some "experimental" aircraft on the ground. It was only upon further inspection of the hi-res images that he realized those "experimental aircraft" were actually the Millennium Falcon and an X-Wing starfighter.