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First Stand Alone Star Wars Film Gets Director, Scribe

Get ready to have a Star Wars Christmas for the foreseeable future. No, George Lucas hasn’t okay the re-release of the infamous made for TV Movie, instead Disney and Lucasfilm are making good on their promise to release a new … Continue reading

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How The Lightsaber Came to Star Wars

Who hasn’t dreamed of being a Jedi Knight with their own special powers and laser sword? There’s a new mini-documentary from Star Wars on the birth of the lightsaber, one of the coolest weapons ever conceived in film. Star Wars … Continue reading

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Original Star Wars Teaser Trailer from 1976

Now that Disney owns Lucasfilm and the Star Wars brand and is working on a 7th movie in the series, it’s instructive to go back to the very beginning. Here’s the first ever teaser trailer released for Star Wars back … Continue reading

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Speculation Begins on Potential Box Office for Star Wars Episode 7

JJ Abrams’ ink on the directors contract is not even dry and already there is speculation about just how big the box office for Star Wars Episode 7 will be. It’s probably fair to assume that Disney will put its … Continue reading

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How Disney Bought Lucasfilm and The Mouse’s Plans for Star Wars

A fantastic telling of the courtship between Disney and Lucasfilm over on Bloomberg: … At first Lucas wouldn’t even turn over his rough sketches of the next three Star Wars films. When Disney executives asked to see them, he assured … Continue reading

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