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Here Are The ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Celebrity Cameos To Watch For

<i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> (our review here) seems to be following <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i>‘ lead in at least one respect: hidden celebrity cameos as little Easter eggs for the fans. <i>The Force Awakens</i> included cameos like Simon Pegg as Unkar Plutt, Daniel Craig as a Stormtrooper in a pivotal scene, …

The Last Jedi Decoded: Inside the Mysteries, Misdirects, and Revelations of the Star Wars Trailer

<i>The Last Jedi</i> Trailer Mysteries

Star Wars: Episode 8 will focus on what’s happening with Luke, director says

Fans should expect a funny Star Wars movie<p>Luke Skywalker didn’t get to say much of anything when he made his return to the Star Wars franchise in <i>The Force Awakens</i>, but that will change in <i>Episode 8</i>.<p>Director Rian Johnson told USA Today he was planning to use Luke as an emotional entry point for the …

Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens Expands Lore, Explains C-3PO's Red Arm

Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens developer TT Fusion has discussed the game's hooks into the movie and the greater Star Wars universe. Speaking In an interview with Game Informer, head of Design Mike Taylor confirmed the studio has been given the freedom to flesh out key characters and adapt …

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What We Know About ‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’ So Far

<b>(Possible spoilers for Episode VII and Episode VIII)</b><p><i>Star Wars: Episode VII</i> came out a month an a half ago, so clearly <i>Episode VIII</i> can’t come out any sooner. I mean, we’ve nearly run out of speculations about the identity of Snoke and the origins of Rey. What were to happen if we actually ran out of …

Star Wars: Ewan McGregor explains Force Awakens contribution to Jimmy Kimmel

<i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> was influenced much more by the original trilogy of movies than the prequels, but filmmaker JJ Abrams didn’t entirely do …

Star Wars: The Force Awakens stormtrooper, Resistance voices include Kevin Smith

That was no nameless stormtrooper you heard in <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> — you may have (correctly) heard director and actor Kevin Smith.<p>A new post …

What we know about 'Star Wars: Episode VIII'

<b>(CNN) —</b> "Star Wars: Episode VII -- The Force Awakens" is still in theaters, but we've already moved on to thinking about the next installment in the saga.<p>On Wednesday, Disney and LucasFilm announced that the opening of the as-yet-untitled "Episode VIII" would be pushed back seven months, from May …

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10 Star Wars: The Force Awakens Scenes You've Never Seen

Director J.J. Abrams spent months putting the finishing touches on his <i>Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens</i>, a film with the unenviable task of …

Maz Kanata's telekinetic powers shown in Star Wars: The Force Awakens deleted scene

An unused scene in Star Wars: The Force Awakens featured Lupita Nyong’o’s Maz Kanata using telekinetic powers to fight off a stormtrooper incursion, it has emerged.<p>Speaking to Collider, special effects supervisor Chris Corbould appeared to confirm longstanding rumours that much more was originally …

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Oscars 2016: Academy high-fives 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

After swiftly climbing to the top of the all-time domestic box-office chart, "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" added to its larder with five Academy Award nominations Thursday.<p>J.J. Abrams’ reboot of the venerable space saga earned nods for film editing, original score, sound editing, sound mixing and …

Have Your Mind Blown By This ‘Before And After’ VFX Look At ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

We don’t mean to alarm anybody, but our research seems to suggest that <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> may feature one or two visual effects. Stunning, right? Bold move for a docum– What’s that? It’s not a documentary? Our apologies.<p>In what might be a nod to how some of tomorrow’s Academy Awards …

Star Wars: Episode IX's Colin Trevorrow promises 'profoundly satisfying' Rey reveal

Miles Teller, Ansel Elgort and Dave Franco 'shortlisted for young Han Solo'<p>Read more<p>Star Wars: Episode IX director Colin Trevorrow has promised a “profoundly satisfying” answer to mysteries surrounding the parentage of Daisy Ridley’s character in The Force Awakens, Rey.<p>Speaking to Entertainment …

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Star Wars: J.J. Abrams Says He Knows Who Rey’s Parents Are

We finally know <i>where</i> Rey is, but that leaves another question for Star Wars fans to wrestle with for the next two years: Just <i>who</i> is Rey?<p>As we learned …

John Boyega teases Star Wars Episode 8

While <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> enjoys continued box office dominance, its sequel is already on the horizon for fans and those actually making it. …

‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’ Is ‘Much Darker’ According To John Boyega

John Boyega was interviewed by <i>Vogue</i> following up on his BAFTA nomination for an EE Rising Star award. (Please note: the interview contains a huge spoiler for <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i>). The 23-year-old Englishman plays Finn, the heroic former Stormtrooper or traitor scum, depending on who you …

J.J. Abrams Responds to Claims That THE FORCE AWAKENS is Just "A Rip-Off" of The Original STAR WARS Trilogy

John Boyega Puts A Kibosh On A Possible Romance For Finn In ‘Star Wars’

See Star Wars Characters Drawn Like Calvin and Hobbes

Brian Kesinger<p>1 of 5<p>An animator has taken <i>Calvin and Hobbes</i> to a galaxy far, far away.<p>Brian Kesinger, whose Instagram lists him as an artist at Walt …

Why I've seen Star Wars: The Force Awakens seven times

Until recently, the film I had seen most often at the cinema was James Cameron’s Avatar, of which I cranked out six viewings in the sweltering Melbourne summer of 2009 when I was without an air conditioner (and also because I love the film; more on that later).<p>Star Wars: The Force Awakens becomes …

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Samuel L. Jackson Has Some Issues With ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

Samuel L. Jackson has been doing the rounds to promote <i>The Hateful Eight</i>. It turns out Quentin Tarantino isn’t the only one involved in <i>The Hateful Eight</i> who has some issues with <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i>. Being that Jackson played Mace Windu, he was tapped for his opinion on the new film (<i>video</i> …

We may know who the lead character is in the first 'Star Wars' spinoff movie

The first "non-saga" <i>Star Wars</i> movie is less than a year away and while we know the general plot of the film, little else is known at this point. We did just receive one piece of information and, if the dots connect in the way that they appear to, then it's possible that we may have learned the name …

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What We Learned From Star Wars: The Force Awakens Cross-Sections

In our extensive coverage of <b>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</b>, we’ve constantly referenced information gathered from The Art of Star Wars: The Force …

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What Movie Will Finally Top ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ At The Weekly Box Office?

Some time this week, <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> will overtake <i>Avatar</i> as the highest grossing domestic movie of all-time. In under 20 days, <i>Episode VII</i> has earned $740 million, only $20 million behind <i>Avatar</i>‘s $760 million. (James Cameron can sleep easy knowing he still has the record for …

J.J. Abrams reveals how he found the location for 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' climax

While<p>"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" continues to demonstrate its box office might, details about how some parts of the movie came together are being revealed. Spoilers ahead.<p>The most recent is a behind-the-scenes reel that explains how director<p>J.J. Abramsdiscovered the location for that key scene …

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Forget BB-8 — the real breakout character of ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ is this riot gear-wielding Stormtrooper

However, the one character fans can't stop talking about is a Stormtrooper in riot gear who throws down with Finn in the middle of the film.<p>You probably noticed him in one of the film's many ads showing off his awesome riot gear moves.<p>The trooper yells out to Finn calling him a traitor for …

TR-8R: The Origins Of Force Awakens' Breakout Character

We knew that <b>Gwendoline Christie</b>‘s character Captain Phasma didn’t have a huge role, but many fans were expecting the chrome-plated stormtrooper …

In Defense of Star Wars: The Force Awakens (and Just a Little Bit, Commercialism)

Way back in 2011 I wrote a piece on the intersection of art and commercialism that's been a steady workhorse for me over the years, driving traffic to my blog, never in large numbers at a time, but a little here and a little there, and adding up to quite a bit. With the arrival of the new <i>Star Wars</i>, …

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Will Top Avatar's Box Office Record This Week

<i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> rang in the new year by breaking even more box office records this weekend, raking in an estimated $88.3 million …