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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
Lucasfilm
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
Universal Pictures
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
Lucasfilm
[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
Lucasfilm
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...

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Smashed Some Box Office Records This Weekend

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by Britt Hayes December 20, 2015 @ 11:14 AM
Lucasfilm
This news will hardly come as a shock, but Star Wars: The Force Awakens broke some pretty big box office records this weekend — not just one, but several, as Disney and Lucasfilm’s flagship installment of the new trilogy hit theaters Thursday night, quickly shattering a couple of records in its first 24 hours before completely dominating the weekend. Again: hardly surprising, right?

SNL Will Awaken The Force With Adam Driver Hosting 2016 Premiere

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick December 20, 2015 @ 2:35 AM
HBO
SNL alum Tina Fey and Amy Poehler certainly commandeered some spotlight away from Star Wars with a dual-hosting close to 2015, but Kylo Ren may have the last laugh. The Force Awakens and Girls star Adam Driver will make his SNL hosting debut in January, the first not-ready-for-primetime player lead of 2016.

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Features J.J. Abrams’ Signature Easter Egg

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by Britt Hayes December 19, 2015 @ 1:51 PM
Lucasfilm
J.J. Abrams squeezes a few Abrams-specific easter eggs into Star Wars: The Force Awakens, including a couple of LOST stars in small, supporting roles and at least one little nod you probably didn’t notice — though it’s appeared in every one of Abrams’ movie and TV projects. Did you catch it? And no, it’s not Slusho.