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George Lucas Worked On The New 'Star Wars' Trilogy Before Disney Bought...

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It's been about a year since the Disney shocked the world, or movie geeks at least, by purchasing LucasFilm. Immediately after that staggering news, the studio announced that they would begin development on a brand new Star Wars trilogy with J.J. Abrams at the helm of the Episode VII. But it now seems that George Lucas already had it in his plans to give us new Star...

'Star Wars: The Clone Wars' To End, Other 'Star Wars' Series Gets Greenlit

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If you've been living under a rock for the past couple of months, then you haven't heard the major changes that Disney and company are doing to the Star Wars franchise. Now that Star Wars: Episode VII is beginning pre-production, it's time for Disney and Lucasfilm to renovate what's going on in the Star Wars animation department. Some...

'Star Wars' Live Action TV Series May Finally Be A Reality

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Ever since Disney got their hands on Lucasfilms' previous Star Wars property, the possibility of there being a new trilogy finally became a reality. The same may go for the long-rumored live-action television series, believe it or not. No, seriously. They want to finally make the Star Wars television series. Okay, we'll wait. Just take a...

'Star Wars: Episode VII': Brad Bird Isn't Doing It, Either

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Aside from the fact that Toy Story 3 scribe Michael Arndt is writing the thing, and that Disney is producing the thing, all we know about Star Wars: Episode VII is who isn’t directing it.  Steven Spielberg or Zack Snyder?  Nope.  Quentin Tarantino?  Not happening.  J.J. Abrams is a definite no, with Jon Favreau a big maybe.  Matthew Vaughn? ...

'Star Wars: Episode VII': Steven Spielberg and Zack Snyder Just Say No

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Ever since it was announced that a new, George Lucas-free Star Wars trilogy was happening courtesy of a mega-sale with Disney, the internet has been virtually imploding with speculation as to who would direct Star Wars: Episode VII, the first film in the new sequel trilogy.  While Matthew Vaughn emerged as a rumored...

'Star Wars: Episode VII': Mark Hamill Talks About Upcoming 'Star Wars'...

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Some people, it seems, can keep one hell of a secret—such as Mark Hamill (a.k.a., Luke Skywalker) who has known of the upcoming trilogy of Star Wars sequels since August.  It seems that Star Wars architect George Lucas dished the dirt to Hamill months ago.  And now that the news is out, Hamill is talking about the new films, and what may or may not be in...

New 'Star Wars' Trilogy Will Be Original, Won't Be Adapted From Book Series...

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If you’ll recall, yesterday the internet had a full on nerdgasm at the news that not only had Disney purchased Lucasfilm (give the company that already runs Marvel Studios and Pixas the rights to Star Wars, Indiana Jones, and more), but that Disney would be launching an all new sequel trilogy of Star Wars films, with the first coming our way in 2015.  And...

Disney Is Buying LucasFilm, Will Release 'Star Wars: Episode 7' In 2015

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Well, here’s some news that will shake nerdom and the internet to their very cores—The Walt Disney company is purchasing LucasFilm Ltd. from one George Lucas.  Yes, that George Lucas, and yes, that LucasFilm Ltd.  And not only that—brace yourselves—Disney will be releasing Star Wars: Episode 7 in 2015.

'Star Wars' Finally Grows Up, Becomes Adult

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We've been hearing about a Star Wars live-action show for a couple years now, and Rick McCallum recently talked it up. Though there's not much new news, he suggests that they have fifty scripted hours, and plots that are like (here's the money quote) "Deadwood in space."

Weekend Roundup: LucasFilm, Javier Bardem, Conan's Triumph...

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Here are some things that were going on in the movie world while you were busy laughing your ass off from watching The Hangover: Lucasfilm and longtime supplier GenArts have struck an R&D deal that underscores industry trends such as multi-platform production and shrinking budgets and schedules. "The aim is development of a consistent pipeline with real-time capabilities that...