Star Wars Episode 7 News

Friday, June 20, 2014

Rian Johnson in Talks to Direct Star Wars: Episode 8 and Write a Treatment for Episode 9!

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According to Deadline, Looper director Rian Johnson is in talks with Lucasfilm to write and direct Star Wars: Epsidoe VIII and Episode IX. According to THR he is only directing Episode VIII and writing a treatment for Episode IX...

Rumor: The Setting and Concept of Star Wars: Episode 7.

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The latest Episode VII rumors come from JoBlo. It's from two separate reliable and proven sources who attended a recent Disney media event that showed concept art, storyboards, and rough animation, as well as revealing a few new details about the film...

We're Migrating the Blog Tomorrow!

Just to let you know. We're migrating the blog tomorrow on Saturday. There shouldn't be any problems and you don't have to change or do anything. Still the site might be offline for a few hours. See you on the other side...

SPECULATION: Could We See These Planets In Star Wars: Episode 7?

We all know that Disney has announced that the Sequel Trilogy will be an
"original story," but at the same time they purchased the old Expanded Universe as well, which they intend to mine for ideas. So which of the Expanded Universe planets could we see in Episode VII?

Star Wars Scene Maker - Game Trailer.

From the Official Star Wars Youtube Channel...

Domhnall Gleeson on his Beard and Star Wars Episode 7.

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Domhnall Gleeson attended The Wizarding World of Harry Potter Diagon Alley Grand Opening at Universal on June 18, 2014 in Orlando, Florida. In an interview the star spoke about his beard, Episode VII and more...

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Rumor: Possible Star Wars: Episode 7 Action Sequences.

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If you're still not sick of Episode VII rumors, here's another one. The source of the rumor has posted some interesting details about several Episode VII action sequences presumably seen on a few pre-vis materials...

UPDATE! Harrison Ford To Return To Star Wars: Episode 7 Set Earlier Than Expected? He Broke his Left Leg.

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Harrison Ford is reportedly going against the advice of his doctors, and is planning to return to the set of ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ despite being told by medical professionals that he should be resting...

Latest Star Wars: Rebels Rumors.

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Yesterday MakingStarWars and TheForce both received mails with several curious new rumors about Star Wars: Rebels. Hit the jump to check them out...

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

From Star Wars to Jedi: The Making of a Saga (Part 7 of 9)

From the Official Star Wars Youtube Channel...

Even More Rumors on Star Wars: Episode 7 Stormtroopers.

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Another day, another batch of rumors. This time we'll take a look at some reports about the new stormtroopers and some curious bits about several possible sequences and planet locations from Episode VII...

Star Wars: Force for Change - Superfans.

From the Official Star Wars Youtube Channel...

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

UPDATE! Rumors: Who are the Star Wars: Episode 7 Villains and What They Want.


MakingStarWars made a pretty intriguing collection of rumors they've been hearing in the last few months. I warn you that if right there might be huge SPOILERS ahead so proceed at your own risk...

Is Star Wars: Episode 7 Harrison Ford's Last Star Wars Film?

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By now everyone from here to Planet Mars knows that Harrison Ford broke his ankle while on the Millennium Falcon set, filming Episode VII. Broken ankle aside, could this be Harrison Ford's last Star Wars movie? Check out what Harrison's son Ben Ford had to say about it after the jump...

Millennium Falcon dice bought for $37 on eBay by Lucasfilm for Star Wars: Episode 7.

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It looks like the famous movie prop hanging in the Millennium Falcon cockpit is missing. Don't worry, a member of Pinewood Studios' art department quickly found a replacement from eBay...

Monday, June 16, 2014

Future Star Wars Toys to be Made by Bandai, Square Enix, Kaiyodo, TakaraTomy and More.

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The 2014 Tokyo Toy Show was this past week, and in the midst of it all was a new catalog revealing that six large toy companies are going to be producing Star Wars toys over the next few years...

Samuel L. Jackson Talks Star Wars: Episode 7 and Harrison Ford's Injury.

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Samuel L Jackson has told the Mirror he's too busy to appear in the new Star Wars film and he still hasn't received a call. He also shared his thoughts on Harrison Ford's injury...

UPDATE 6! Harrison Ford Broke His Ankle on the Star Wars: Episode 7 Set. He is Off for 8 Weeks?

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Harrison Ford has been injured on the set of Star Wars. The actor injured his ankle on Thursday, and was taken to a local hospital...

Friday, June 13, 2014

Simon Pegg on Star Wars: Episode 7 and J.J. Abrams.

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Yesterday we told you about the latest rumors suggesting that Simon Pegg could appear in Star Wars: Episode VII. Now the actor himself briefly talked about the upcoming movie and Abrams' old school approach...

Thursday, June 12, 2014

SPECULATION: Will "Mara Jade" Be In Star Wars: Episode 7?

In 1991 Timothy Zahn published "Heir to the Empire" the first Star Wars work to further the adventures of Luke, Han, and Leia in the era after Episode VI. It was met with enthusiasm and excitement and quickly became a fan favorite, and New York Times Best Seller, not only for renewing interest in our galaxy far, far away but for introducing the fanbase to a new character named "Mara Jade." So will Mara make her big screen debut in Episode VII? Jump aboard to find out . . .

Rumor: Is Simon Pegg Really in Star Wars: Episode 7?

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Here's an interesting rumor suggesting that actor Simon Pegg was at Abu Dhabi with the rest of the cast and shot some secretive scenes. The principal cast of the film was officially announced in a press release last month with some later additions, but is that all the actors in the film...

From Star Wars to Jedi: The Making of a Saga. (Part 6 of 9)

From the official Youtube channel of Star Wars...

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

What is to Become of Abu Dhabi's Star Wars: Episode 7 Sets?

Already done filming in Abu Dhabi? That was fast! So now what to do with all those sets they built? Find out after the jump . . . 

First Star Wars Stand-Alone Movie To Begin Filming Next Year at Pinewood Studios.

Chancellor George Osborne has revealed on Twitter that the first Star Wars stand-alone movie will begin filming at Pinewood Studios next year...

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Dear Lucasfilm/Disney, It's Time to Reboot the Star Wars Fan Club!

Recently, we received a cool e-mail from a fan that took us back to the past and one of the simpler, but more fun aspects of Star Wars. Check it out after the jump!

Star Wars Twitter Buzz. Billy Dee Confirmed for Star Wars: Rebels and More.

On Set With Carrie Fisher's Dog Gary

The latest run of interesting tweets from the last few days...

Monday, June 9, 2014

Star Wars: Battlefront Trailer E3 2014!

Star Wars: Episode 7 Cast Members Seen in London.


J.J. Abrams, Harrison Ford, and Oscar Isaac were seen chatting and strolling around in London, these were pictures taken on site...

The History of Star Wars Battlefront.


Imagine landing in a Star Destroyer, blowing it up from the inside and taking an escape pod to the ground as the star destroyer crashes onto the planet. With release of Gameplay or a trailer from DICE's Star Wars Battlefront at the EA's E3 press conference (3pm EST, 12pm PST) approaching today, we might very well see this today! I've gathered some of the history of one of the most popular Star Wars games in history...

Sunday, June 8, 2014

George Lucas on the Leaked Star Wars Photos.

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Once again TMZ catches a lucky break and manages to get a comment or two from the legendary George Lucas, regarding the leaked pics from Abu Dhabi...

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Mark Hamill's a Smack-Talking Monk in Virtually Heroes.

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See the Jedi master in this exclusive clip from Roger Corman's tongue-in-cheek action flick about characters trapped in a Vietnam war video game.

Friday, June 6, 2014

Several New Star Wars: Episode 7 Rumors.

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The rumors come from Latino Review's latest article on Star Wars. Although they're just rumors they have some very spoilerific content, so be warned...

Updated With Tweets and Video From The Event. Mark Hamill Makes His Star Wars Weekends Debut Today!


After the photo with Hamill we posted yesterday now Disney released video with the star discussing the Star Wars legacy. He is scheduled to appear on SWW June 6 - 8, 2014.

Domhnall Gleeson Locks It Down!

This week was a big week for Star Wars leakers, such as TMZ posting about 45 pics on the internets. Even JJ Abrams joined in the fun by leaking a pic of his own. BUT Domhnall Gleeson says, "Mums the word."

'Tony To' Joins Lucasfilm as Head of Production and Development.


Former Executive of Walt Disney Studios 'Tony To' has joined Lucasfilm to head the production and development departments...

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Darth Vader as a Hot Wheels Car!

Next month at the San Diego Comic-Con, Hot Wheels will unveil its new line of Star Wars-themed vehicles, the first of which, the Darth Vader car shown here, will be available for purchase at the show...

Another Look At Bearded Luke!

SPECULATION: Is Lupita Nyong'o Playing Asajj Ventress In Star Wars: Episode 7?

News has broken that Oscar Winner Lupita Nyong'o of 12 Years a Slave has been added to the cast of Star Wars Episode VII, rumored to be playing a character named "Asajj Ventress." Great! Great! And Great! But who the Heck is Asajj Ventress?! After the jump we'll find out.

James Earl Jones Talks Star Wars: Episode 7.

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The 83-year old actor who voiced Darth Vader in the Original Trilogy spoke to Variety in honor of the release of a filmed version of the acclaimed stage play Driving Miss Daisy. He briefly discussed the Star Wars sequels among other things...

UPDATE! Mark Hamill With Beard and Getting Ready for Star Wars Weekends 2014 (June 6-9). New Interview With the Star.

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A very curious picture was shared today on Twitter. I'm still not sure if the picture is new but it shows Mark Hamill with a very Jedi Master like beard. Hit the jump for that and another tweet by Hamill himself...

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Monday, June 2, 2014

Official: Lupita Nyong'o and Gwendoline Christie Join the Star Wars: Episode 7 Cast!

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Lupita Nyong'o joins the recently announced cast of Star Wars: Episode VII. This year, her breakthrough performance in 12 Years a Slave earned her an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.
Gwendoline Christie, currently starring in the hit television series Game of Thrones as Brienne of Tarth, has also been cast in the production. She can next be seen in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2...

Confirmed! The Stunt Video With Daisy Ridley Is Fake!

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Thanks to a post on Twitter we can finally say that the stunt video released a few days ago has nothing to do with Star Wars and Daisy Ridley...

SPOILERS: 45 Images Leaked from The Star Wars: Episode 7 Set in Abu Dhabi.

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TMZ made a huge leak of photos from the Abu Dhabi set. We won't post the images here. If you want to check them out head over to their site here. Beware there are a few spoilers.

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Star Wars: Rebels Roundup!

With all the exciting happenings regarding Episode VII, it's easy to lose track of the other cool Star Wars news, well, easy for some, but not us bounty hunters here at Episode 7 News. With that, make the jump to read about some Rebels info . . .

Carrie Fisher Interviews.

Thanks to Bill.