Star Wars Episode 7 News

Friday, September 27, 2013

Disney Reveals More Star Wars: Rebels Details.


Star Wars Rebels is a CG animated series that takes place between the events of Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith and Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope. Now Disney revealed some more schedule details about the show...

Star Wars Fan Bits.

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Several cool and funny Star Wars bits + the latest casting rumor...

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Part of Star Wars: Episode 7 to be Shot in IMAX?


IMAX CEO Richard Gelfond was recently addressing investors at a Goldman Sachs conference and made one particularly interesting comment...

Boba Fett Concept Art and Story Details About Star Wars: 1313.

After the shutdown of LucasArts, and the cancellation of Star Wars: 1313 it was revealed that the game's story would have been centered around Boba Fett's character. 
Now IGN got a chance to see a 15 minute demo of the game that was meant to be revealed at this year's E3...

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Mark Hamill Growing a Beard for Episode 7?

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Some more Episode 7 rumors have hit the web. Today Mark Hamill will be the center of attention not only because he has a birthday but also because there are some reports for an upcoming scoop about him and Episode 7...

George Lucas and His Involvement With the New Star Wars Movies.

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Almost a year after Disney bought Lucasfilm and acquired the rights to make more Star Wars movies, it's still unclear what exactly will be George Lucas' role. There were several reports that his involvement with the new movies will be minimal and only if "they call him". Now let's go back and see what we know so far about Lucas and his involvement with the new Star Wars movies...

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

UPDATE 2! David Oyelowo Confirmed for Episode 7? J.J. Abrams Wants the New Movies to Feel Real and Authentic.

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Entertainment Weekly got a chance to speak with Episode 7 director J.J. Abrams at his Bad Robot offices in Santa Monica while talking about his upcoming sci-fi action series Almost Human. Also read after the jump which other 2 actors have read for a part in the upcoming movie...

Monday, September 23, 2013

UPDATE! New Star Wars Casting Call for a 7.2 ft Male.


A UK acting agencies that specialise in actors with extraordinary physiques, received a new and very interesting Star Wars casting call...

Rumors: More on Ksenia Solo, Filming at Pinewood and Upcoming Announcements.

Again only rumors and nothing solid. This time they come from the UK site JediNews and their source named Jedi Master SQL. The same source also started the Kesnia Solo and Liam McIntyre rumor so it would be interesting to see how credible this guy is. I guess we'll find out soon... 

Saturday, September 21, 2013

Kathleen Kennedy, George Lucas and Daniel Day Lewis Had a Meeting?

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OK, this is just a rumor. It really sounds incredible, but oh boy... if this is true...

Lucasfilm Shifting Video Game Assets Into Movie Production.

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After Disney shut down Lucas Arts few months ago, it was announced that two of the games that were in development at the studio are cancelled - Star Wars 1313 and Star Wars: First Assault. Now Lucasfilm demonstrated their "performance capture stage" driving the game engine for Star Wars 1313 and showed the possibilities of the video games - movies convergence...

Thursday, September 19, 2013

UPDATE! Rumor: Saoirse Ronan Had Read for the Lead Role in Episode 7? More on Benedict Cumberbacth, Ewan McGregor and New Mexico.

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Plenty of new rumors today. According to the latest reports Saoirse Ronan has been considered for a role in Episode 7. Also there's a new development with Cumberbatch. Now the rumors are that not only he has been confirmed to play in Episode 7 but also he will be part of the whole trilogy. Read more after the jump about why Ewan McGregor doesn't think he will be in the new movies and is it possible Episode 7 to feature a female villain...

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Star Wars: Episode 7 to be filmed in New Mexico?

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For some time now New Mexico has been a hot spot for film location scouting. Among the recent productions that took place there are Marvel’s The Avengers, and Disney's The Lone Ranger. The rumors of Lucasfilm scouts being spotted in New Mexico started almost immediately after Disney announced the acquisition of George Lucas' company...

Monday, September 16, 2013

Jonathan Rhys Meyers Talks Star Wars: Episode 7 Casting Rumors.

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The Irish actor who played in J.J. Abrams' Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol was one of the first rumored to take part in the next Star Wars movie. Now Meyers finally discussed those rumors...

Sunday, September 15, 2013

Mark Hamill Training for Star Wars: Episode 7?

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This rumor comes from Mark Hamill's friend and former roommate Robert Englund, who is best known for playing Freddy Krueger in the Nightmare on Elm Street series...

Saturday, September 14, 2013

New Star Wars Novels to be Tied in With Episode 7 and the Spin-Off Movies.


With a new Star Wars movie just around the corner, Star Wars editor Shelly Shapiro revealed what the future of the book line might hold...

Friday, September 13, 2013

Young Han Solo Casting Already Underway? Ewan McGregor Not Contacted for Episode 7 + Disney's Plans for the Future.

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Walt Disney's chief financial officer Jay Rasulo spoke at an investor conference on Thursday and outlined what are the company's plans for the future of the Star Wars franchise.
Also check out the latest casting rumors form the galaxy far far away...

Thursday, September 12, 2013

The Millennium Falcon Rumors + Chewbacca Gets the Thumbs Up After his Knee Surgery.

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A few days ago a rumor about a possible Episode 7 title was spread. It turned out that it was an old rumor dismissed a long time ago. The same report featured another interesting info regarding the involvement of a certain space ship in Episode 7. Now 2 other separate sources are confirming this including Star Wars: Episode 7 production designers Doug Chiang and Ian McCaig...

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

J.J. Abrams Moves Part of the Star Wars: Episode 7 Post Production to LA. He Would Have Loved to Film in Australia.

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When few months ago Kathleen Kennedy announced that the production for Star Wars: Episode VII would take place in the U.K., J.J. Abrams openly voiced his disappointment. He said that the move to the UK would be an inconvenience to his wife and kids. Now it looks like he found a way to overcome this little obstacle...

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back.

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The Empire Strikes Back is considered to be the best one from all six Star Wars movies. There are some really interesting facts that could have changed the movie significantly. For better or worse here are the 10 things you probably didn’t know about the movie...

Sunday, September 8, 2013

There's Still Hope for Benedict Cumberbatch! The Actor Thinks the Original Cast is Returning for Star Wars: Episode 7.

The situation around Benedict Cumberbatch is really starting to look very complicated. Few days ago a rumor was released that the actor has been cast in Star Wars: Episode 7. Later the actor's representative denied the rumors. One day later the actor himself dismissed the rumors. Now there's another interview with Cumberbatch where he actually left the door open for his possible involvement with Episode 7...

Rumor: A New (Old) Potential Title for Star Wars: Episode 7 and More Plot Details.

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Last year we've heard some rumors about a potential Star Wars Episode 7 title. That happened only few weeks after Disney bought Lucasfilm and that's why the credibility of that rumor was questionable. Now another source claims that he have heard the same title as one of the many considered by Disney for the upcoming movie. Along that some more rumored plot details have been revealed...

Saturday, September 7, 2013

Possible Confirmation by Lucasfilm of the Alex Pettyfer - Rachel Hurd - Wood Rumor.

Few days ago a rumor was spread that Alex Pettyfer and Rachel Hurd-Wood have read for roles in the upcoming Star Wars: Episode 7. Now a Lucasfilm employee has turned to the fans for reactions about that rumor...

Benedict Cumberbatch: No Offer Has Been Made for Star Wars: Episode 7.

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After numerous rumors that Benedict Cumberbatch has been cast for J.J. Abrams' Star Wars: Episode 7, came the denial by the actor's representatives. Now Benedict himself puts an end to all that...

Friday, September 6, 2013

New Star Wars: Episode 7 Casting Call in New York for 3 Roles.


A casting sheets for a project titled “Untitled Studio Feature” surfaced in New York yesterday. The project is directed by J.J. Abrams and the studio is Disney. That's right we have our second official casting call for Star Wars: Episode 7. This time it's for 3 main roles...

From the Comments Section: A Fan-made Rough Outline of the New Star Wars Trilogy Plot.


One big annotation before you continue reading. The following plot outline has been posted by an anonymous member at the site's comments section. He says that he has been fired from Disney and could share some info about the upcoming movies.
I just want to make it clear that there is absolutely no way for someone to have access to such info beside J.J. Abrams, Michael Arndt and Kathleen Kennedy. I'm posting this just because it's an interesting read and you should consider this as something that came from the imagination of a Star Wars fan...

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Still No Contracts For the Original Cast About Star Wars: Episode 7!

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Billy Dee Williams’ manager Derek Maki announced at this year's  DragonCon the start of a campaign to bring back Lando Calrissian for Star Wars Episode VII. He also revealed if the other members of the original cast have already signed any contracts...

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

UPDATE 3! Denied: Benedict Cumberbatch Cast in Star Wars: Episode7?

This rumor comes from FilmChronicles without any signs of proof. I find it strange that one of the main Star Trek villains is cast in Star Wars. Still if true Benedict Cumberbatch is a great choice...

Monday, September 2, 2013

Is Chewbacca Getting Ready for Star Wars: Episode7?

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We know that right now Peter Mayhew who played Chewbacca in the Original Trilogy is working on the Kickstarter project "Standing in the Stars" and is trying to raise funds for his upcoming dual knee replacement. Yesterday the actor participated in a huge Q&A event at Reddit and he said some really intriguing things...

Star Wars Poster Artist Drew Struzan Not Returning for the New Movies?

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Drew Struzan made some of the most iconic film posters of our time. He has made many memorable posters for movies like Star Wars, Indiana Jones, Back To The Future, Blade Runner, Harry Potter and many more. Although now officially retired, few months ago there were rumors that Drew has been asked to do the posters for the upcoming Star Wars: Episode 7. Later he denied the rumors and now there are reports that he backed away from designing anything for the new movies. Read the full story after the jump...