Star Wars Episode 7 News

Monday, December 30, 2013

Meet the Inquisitor in Toy Form.

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Check out the first merchandise from the upcoming animation TV series Star Wars: Rebels. It's a 3.75-inch figure of the Inquisitor by Hasbro with pretty unique lightsaber design...

Star Wars Bits: What if Lucas did Flash Gordon Instead of Star Wars? Warwick Davis Talks About his ROTJ Experience.

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Two really cool stories that some of you probably know. Warwick Davis talks about his huge paycheck for playing the Ewok Wicket in Return of the Jedi. Also check out how George Lucas first wanted to do Flash Gordon but eventually ended up making Star Wars...

Saturday, December 28, 2013

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Happy Holidays!

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Happy Holidays boys and girls. I'm happy that we managed to build a strong community here just for one year starting from scratch. So thanks for your support be well and stay safe. I'm sure next year will be filled with plenty Star Wars thrills, news and announcements...

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Update! Rumor: Has Star Wars: Episode 7 Found Its Thomas?

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The Star Wars open auditions ended just a few weeks ago and it looks like they've already sifted through the huge amount of candidates. This is not confirmed but according to a post on Twitter someone has already got a third callback for the movie. Read more after the break...

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Update 2! The Wednesday Tease - 2 Years Before the Premiere. Moving Storyboards. Meet Simon Kinberg.

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The Wednesday Tease articles were first started when we expected some kind of a special announcement for the first anniversary of Disney's acquisition of Lucasfilm. This Wednesday is also a special one. We're exactly 2 years away from the official release of Star Wars: Episode 7. Will we get something special today...

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

First Teaser Trailer for the Online Combat Game Star Wars: Attack Squadrons.

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Disney Interactive announced today the first details for the upcoming online game Star Wars: Attack Squadrons. The game was developed by Area 52 in conjunction with Disney and LucasArts.

Benedict Cumberbatch on the Episode 7 Rumors.

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There's been plenty of interviews lately with Benedict Cumberbatch discussing his possible involvement with Star Wars: Episode 7. Most of the interviews were humorous and insignificant. Hit the jump for a more serious answer from Benedict, probably his best one yet...

Monday, December 16, 2013

Full 6 Minute Star Wars: 1313 Demo from E3 2012.

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Check out this demo for the cancelled video game Star Wars: 1313 which was meant to be about the bounty hunter Boba Fett. Only parts of this demo were shown before so enjoy...

Sunday, December 15, 2013

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Saturday, December 14, 2013

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Star Wars: Episode 7 Adds a Puppeteer.

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Another good news about the movie's crew. Puppeteer Roman Bloodworth updated his IMDb page adding Episode 7 as his next project...

Friday, December 13, 2013

Episode 7 Script to be Ready in January. No Budget Yet.

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Walt Disney Studios chairman Alan Horn spoke at Variety's dealmaker breakfast and revealed several interesting Star Wars bits...

Pic of the Day.

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A photo with Mark Hamill from a few days ago. As you can see he's not growing a beard as some rumors suggested and he seems to be in pretty good shape.

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Benedict Cumberbatch Jokes About his Possible Star Wars Involvement.

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Yesterday Benedict Cumberbatch was at the Conan O'Brien show promoting his new movie The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. Of course tha Star Wars questions were not spared...

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

The Wednesday Tease - How Walkers Walk.

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What will be the next video released from the original trilogy? Also check out these stories about the Han Solo spin-off movie, Cad Bane, Visceral, Star Wars: Rebels and more...

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Benedict Cumberbatch's Star Wars Involvement - a Misinformation Campaign by Disney?

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I find this rumor hard to believe but nevertheless it's an interesting one...

Disney CFO Jay Rasulo Talks Star Wars.

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Appearing at the 41st Annual UBS Global Media and Communications Conference, Disney CFO Jay Rasulo talked about Disney's plans for the future...

Martin McCann and Jack O’Connell Rumored For Star Wars: Episode 7.


Two casting rumors about two male roles for Episode 7. Although it's just a rumor they both fit the description of two of the already confirmed 7 characters...

Monday, December 9, 2013

Remembering the 20th Century Fox Logo and Fanfare.

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There are very few facts that we know about the new Star Wars movies. With Disney now owning Lucasfilm one thing is certain: for the first time since 1977, a Star Wars movie will open without the 20th Century Fox logo and fanfare. Will they come up with something new and memorable...

Pic of the Day.

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After Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars and Indiana Jones, who's next? :)

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Update! The Wednesday Tease - TESB Video Released. New Star Wars: Rebels Bits, Michael B. Jordan and More.

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Last Wednesday the official Star Wars site released the ROTJ theatrical trailer although the pattern so far suggested TESB related video. So will they start over again by releasing something about A New Hope or something different. Also hit the jump to check out some other stories from today...

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Rumor: James Blunt Confirms Carrie Fisher's Involvement With Star Wars: Episode 7.

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English singer-songwriter James Blunt, who is also a close friend with Carrie Fisher confirmed to the Australian Channel 10 that Carrie Fisher will be reprising her role in Star Wars: Episode 7...