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J.J. Abrams Discusses That Scene in ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens,’ You Know the One

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by Britt Hayes December 22, 2015 @ 7:28 PM
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Now that Star Wars: The Force Awakens has been in theaters for several days, director J.J. Abrams and the cast and crew have been opening up about the particular motivations behind certain choices…like the thinking behind R2-D2's big “awakening” during the finale, or why [REDACTED] shockingly [REDACTED] that one character during that one scene — you know the one. If you don’t, turn back now to avoid spoiler talk.

Watch the IMAX ‘Deadpool’ Trailer That Debuted With ‘Star Wars’

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by ScreenCrush Staff December 22, 2015 @ 11:25 AM
If you saw Star Wars: The Force Awakens in IMAX this past weekend (and, judging by the amount of money it made, that seems likely), you saw an exclusive new promo trailer for Deadpool. While it was light on new footage from the movie, it did include a lot of what Deadpool does best, talking directly to the audience.

Harrison Ford Was Paid Over 50 Times More Than John Boyega and Daisy Ridley for ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

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by Charles Bramesco December 22, 2015 @ 10:42 AM
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With the year winding up, it feels like 2015 made hot-button topics out of damn near everything, but the issue of actorly wages was among the warmest-button debates in recent months. Jennifer Lawrence was not at all pleased to learn that her male...

J.J. Abrams Explains R2-D2’s Big Scene in ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

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by Britt Hayes December 21, 2015 @ 6:06 PM
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By now, you’ve probably seen Star Wars: The Force Awakens (more than once, for some of you), and if not, be warned that we’re about to head into spoiler territory with new intel from director J.J. Abrams and screenwriter Michael Arndt regarding R2-D2 — specifically, what happens during the penultimate scene in The Force Awakens.

See How ‘Jurassic World’ Congratulated ‘Star Wars’ on Breaking the Box Office Record

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by ScreenCrush Staff December 21, 2015 @ 1:04 PM
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It’s become something of a tradition in Hollywood to publicly congratulate a film when it breaks the record for biggest opening weekend at the box office. Steven Spielberg congratulated Star Wars when it passed Jaws. George Lucas congratulated...

We Had Someone Try to Predict the ‘Star Wars’ Plot Months Ago; How’d They Do?

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by Jacob Hall December 21, 2015 @ 10:49 AM
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[Ed. note: ScreenCrush writer and Star Wars enthusiast Jacob Hall was going to be away on December 18 for the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens in theaters. So in his absence, a few months ago after the final trailer debuted, we asked Jacob to...

This ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Character Was Originally Going to Die

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by Britt Hayes December 20, 2015 @ 2:17 PM
Consider this an ample warning to turn back now if you haven’t had time to see Star Wars: The Force Awakens yet because we’re about to get into serious spoiler territory. Avert your eyes, ye who wish to remain untainted when it comes to the finer plot points of The Force Awakens. Go forth, lest ye be spoiled on the identity of a character who makes it to Episode 8.

Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Broke Box Office Records, Of Course

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by Jacob Hall December 20, 2015 @ 12:01 PM
Star Wars: The Force Awakens was always going to make enough money to make most blockbusters tremble in fear. That was inevitable. It’s a Star Wars movie. The big question lingering over this opening weekend concerned whether or not it’s surely enormous opening weekend would break the records set by Jurassic World earlier this year. And now, with the early estimates in, we can answer that question: yes and no.

‘The Force Awakens’ Reveals a Couple of Hidden ‘Star Wars’ Cameos

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by Britt Hayes December 20, 2015 @ 11:32 AM
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By now, you probably know all about some of the cameos in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, like Daniel Craig’s secret appearance and the actors behind the voice of BB-8. But there are a couple more hidden cameos you most likely didn’t notice — as it...