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Star Wars: Episode VII scene description and set photos featuring Stormtroopers

22 October 2014 4:38 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Thanks to fan site Making Star Wars, we’ve got a pair of new set photos from Star Wars: Episode VII, which – if you squint and look very, very closely – just about shows the white blur of an Imperial Stormtrooper. Take a look at the images, followed by a scene description below…

Some images are from the lot where they seem to be dumping a lot of trees, vines and rocks which I believe must be props, the other 4 are from the area around the blue screens, the castle/megaliths/ruins…and a Stormtrooper, well, just about.

Unfortunately they’re not quite as vivid as we’d have liked, but with a bit of zooming you should definitely be able to make out the Stormtrooper. There were 4 I think in this area, running through the explosions, I think I remember another 4 or so coming from the opposite direction, but that was not all… »

- Gary Collinson

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Warwick Davis will return for Star Wars: Episode VII

16 October 2014 2:37 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

As if the cast for Star Wars: Episode VII wasn’t exciting enough, it has been officially announced that Warwick Davis will be making a triumphant return to the galaxy far, far away.

With a number of other iconic actors and actresses already set to reappear, including Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill and Harrison Ford, the return of Davis is sure to spark even more excitement around the Star Wars community.

Making his debut in Return of the Jedi as the lovable Ewok Wicket, Davis also went on to play a double role in The Phantom Menace as Weazel and Wald.

The news has come directly from the Star Wars YouTube Channel and you can watch the amusing video announcement below…

The J.J. Abrams directed Star Wars: Episode VII will hit cinemas on December 18, 2015, but if you can’t wait that long for some light saber action then you can catch »

- Alfie Nobes

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Warwick Davis Returning For Star Wars: Episode VII

16 October 2014 10:33 AM, PDT | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

It’s a question that has been on many a fan’s mind. Well, several. Well, mostly Warwick’s to be honest: will the man who played Wicket in Return Of The Jedi and the Ewok spin-off films before appearing in The Phantom Menace in a variety of roles show up in Star Wars: Episode VII? Now, thanks to Mr. Davis himself, we know the answer via his Twitter feed and a new video.Of course, we don’t yet know who or what he’ll be playing in the new film – the video doesn’t specify and J.J. Abrams would probably lock him in the Nockmaar dungeons if he did – but it feels like the director is continuing to pay homage to the original trilogy, with lots of practical effects and, of course, a batch of Davis’ old castmates including Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew and Kenny Baker. »

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The Star Wars Movies Are Going To Have A Big English Connection

16 October 2014 9:40 AM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

There.s always been a strong English presence in the Star Wars franchise. Alec Guinness, Ewan McGregor, Kenny Baker, Anthony Daniels and David Prowse have each played pivotal roles in making the series so popular. And it.s now been confirmed that Star Wars. English connection is only set to grow after producer Kathleen Kennedy announced the opening of Industrial Light & Magic.s London base. Kennedy, who also confirmed that Stars Wars: Episode VII is just three weeks away from completion, officially opened the studio on Wednesday evening at its Soho location. During her speech at the event, Kennedy confirmed that there is no end in sight to Star Wars. English connection too, and she even hinted that further instalments to the franchise will also be shot in the city. This continues a long tradition of Star Wars movies being made in London. It goes back to 1976, and to know »

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A huge batch of Star Wars: Episode VII concept art

15 October 2014 2:58 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Over the past few months we’ve been inundated with plot rumours for Star Wars: Episode VII, most of which appear to have stemmed from some alleged concept art that’s been doing the rounds. Well, said concept art has now surfaced online; check the images out below, but beware of potential spoilers…

 

Star Wars: Episode VII is set for release on December 18th 2015 and sees returning stars Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker), Harrison Ford (Han Solo), Carrie Fisher (Princess Leia), Anthony Daniels (C-3Po), Kenny Baker (R2-D2) and Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca) joined by Adam Driver (Girls), Oscar Isaac (Inside Llewyn Davis), Andy Serkis (Dawn of the Planet of the Apes), Domhnall Gleeson (Dredd), John Boyega (Attack the Block), Daisy Ridley (Silent Witness), Gwendoline Christie (Game of Thrones), Lupita Nyong’o (12 Years a Slave), Miltos Yerolemou (Game of Thrones), Max von Sydow (The Exorcist), Christina Chong (24: Live Another Day) and »

- Gary Collinson

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The truth behind Indiana Jones’ famous sword fight! Watch Fmtv Movie Myths

14 October 2014 9:10 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

In this week’s episode of Fmtv’s Movie Myths, Oliver Davis reveals the truth behind one of the Indiana Jones franchise’s greatest scenes – the sword vs gunfight from Raiders of the Lost Ark (Harrison Ford)! Which will henceforth be known as ‘Indiana Jones and the Dodgy Tummy’. Watch the video below!

Fmtv will be back later in the week for the latest Movie Newsgasm, and loads more great content. If you’ve not done so already, be sure to subscribe to Fmtv here, and let us know your favourite film of the Indiana Jones franchise by leaving a comment below or over on our YouTube channel. Thanks for watching!

Harrison Ford will next be seen in Star Wars: Episode VII, set for release on December 18th 2015 and sees returning stars Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker), Carrie Fisher (Princess Leia), Anthony Daniels (C-3Po), Kenny Baker (R2-D2) and Peter Mayhew »

- Oliver Davis

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Brad Bird Talks Turning Down "Star Wars"

13 October 2014 6:46 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Filmmaker Brad Bird helmed three acclaimed animated movies ("The Iron Giant," "Ratatouille," "The Incredibles") and made the transition to live-action with the excellent "Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol".

His next film is the George Clooney-led "Tomorrowland" which opens next May, but at one time there was talk of him being linked to take the helm "Star Wars: Episode VII". Speaking with MTV, Bird said there was a brief possibility at one time but he couldn't do it and make "Tomorrowland" as good as he could make it:

"We were already deeply into this [Tomorrowland] and it was down the road a bit. For a moment there I thought it would work out to do this and go right into it [Star Wars].

What wouldn't work... it [Star Wars] was supposed to be the Summer of that coming year [2015] and there was no way to make that schedule and give this film [Tomorrowland] the attention that it deserved. »

- Garth Franklin

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Brad Bird Talks Having to Pass on Star Wars Episode VII to Finish Tomorrowland

13 October 2014 5:38 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

The New York Comic Con marked the true arrival of director Brad Bird's new film Tomorrowland upon the global conscience.  While the picture won't be out until May 22nd, we hadn't seen anything from the film at all until the trailer and poster popped up at Nycc and Bird (along with co-writer Damon Lindelof) started doing press.  During that press Bird was asked what it was like to have to turn down Star Wars: Episode VII in order to work on his new film with George Clooney.  What's even more interesting about this exchange is that it seems like Bird was also up for Episode VIII if you break down the timetable of his comments. Hit the jump for more on Brad Bird and Star Wars: Episode 7, which J.J. Abrams is of course currently shooting. The film stars John BoyegaDaisy RidleyHarrison FordAdam DriverMark Hamill, »

- Evan Dickson

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'Lego Batman' Spinoff Movie Planned for 2017

10 October 2014 1:43 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Warner Bros. is putting a Lego Batman movie spinoff from this year's blockbuster The Lego Movie on the fast track for production, with the project taking precedence over The Lego Movie 2, which has been pushed back from its already announced May 26, 2017 release date.

Will Arnett is set to reprise his voice role as Batman from The Lego Movie, with director Chris McKay, who signed on to direct The Lego Movie 2 back in March, now set to direct this Batman spin-off. Author-screenwriter Seth Grahame-Smith is providing the screenplay.

The studio is eyeing a 2017 release for this Batman spin-off, which may take The Lego Movie 2's now-vacated May 26, 2017 release date. Warner Bros. already set a September 23, 2016 release date for another spin-off, Ninjago. It isn't known when exactly The Lego Movie 2 will hit theaters, but it will presumably happen some time after 2017.

Roy Lee and Dan Lin are producing »

- MovieWeb

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Is Disney Reissuing Original 'Star Wars' Movies on Digital?

8 October 2014 9:59 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

When Disney bought LucasFilm for $4 billion nearly two years ago, that allowed Disney to develop Star Wars: Episode VII and the sequels and spin-offs that will follow it, but the original Star Wars trilogy that started it all is still owned by 20th Century Fox. There are many fans who are hoping that Disney's LucasFilm purchase would lead the studio to re-release the original, non-Special Edition versions of Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope, Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi. If a new ad for an Italian Disney website is to be believed, that may be happening.

FilmDivider came across an ad for Disney.it that boasts fans can watch content from Disney films on their laptops and mobile devices, which includes footage from Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope, Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones »

- MovieWeb

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Star Wars 7 set warns visitors against leaks with Cliff Chiang poster

7 October 2014 5:03 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Visitors to the Star Wars Episode VII set are being warned against leaking secrets with a poster.

Cliff Chiang's propaganda artwork warns against revealing secrets from Disney's highly-anticipated sequel.

The "Loose lips bring down starships" poster was uploaded to Twitter by producer Frank Marshall.

Wonder Woman artist Chiang created the artwork for his Imperial Propaganda series.

Marshall is the husband of Lucasfilm president and Star Wars VII producer Kathleen Kennedy.

Details of the film have been kept closely under wraps.

It stars returning actors Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew and Kenny Baker, alongside series newcomers John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Max von Sydow, Lupita Nyong'o and Gwendoline Christie.

Star Wars Episode VII will be released on December 18, 2015. »

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Check out the anti-spoiler poster for Star Wars: Episode VII

7 October 2014 2:50 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

With intense interest surrounding the first instalment of Disney’s Star Wars Sequel Trilogy, we’ve now got a look at an anti-spoiler poster from Star Wars: Episode VII aimed at preventing the cast and crew from leaking spoilers, which producer Frank Marshall has tweeted with the caption “excited to be here at Pinewood, but mum’s the word…”

Star Wars: Episode VII is set for release on December 18th 2015, with J.J. Abrams directing returning stars Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker), Harrison Ford (Han Solo), Carrie Fisher (Princess Leia), Anthony Daniels (C-3Po), Kenny Baker (R2-D2) and Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca) alongside new additions Adam Driver (Girls), Oscar Isaac (Inside Llewyn Davis), Andy Serkis (Dawn of the Planet of the Apes), Domhnall Gleeson (Dredd), John Boyega (Attack the Block), Daisy Ridley (Silent Witness), Gwendoline Christie (Game of Thrones), Lupita Nyong’o (12 Years a Slave), Miltos Yerolemou (Game of Thrones), Max von Sydow »

- Gary Collinson

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"Star Wars: Episode VII" - Leaked Footage

3 October 2014 9:05 AM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Sneak Peek new screen-shots taken from a leaked video, reportedly showing test footage from director J.J. Abrams' "Star Wars: Episode VII", plus take another look @ set images and video, offering an official look @ the 'Millennium Falcon' spacecraft:

"Star Wars: Episode VII" is produced by Walt Disney Pictures, Lucasfilm, and Bad Robot Productions, intended to be the seventh installment in the "Star Wars" film series.

Cast includes John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Max von Sydow, Lupita Nyong'o and Gwendoline Christie.

Also starring are Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew...

...and Kenny Baker reprising their roles from previous films.

The new movie is planned to be the first of the third trilogy of "Star Wars" films...

...following chronologically in the series...

...approximately 30 years after "Return of the Jedi".

J. J. Abrams directs from a screenplay he co-wrote...

...with Lawrence Kasdan. »

- Michael Stevens

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New Star Wars films will encompass various genres, says Lucasfilm exec

2 October 2014 2:04 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

The upcoming Star Wars movies will span various genres, according to Lucasfilm vice president of development Kiri Hart.

Jj Abrams is directing Star Wars Episode VII for release in 2015, with Rian Johnson taking over for Episode VIII.

Everything we know so far about Star Wars Episode 7

Oscar Isaac on Star Wars Episode 7: 'Nothing cynical about this film'

There will also be a series of Star Wars franchise spinoff movies, with Godzilla filmmaker Gareth Edwards attached to one of those projects.

Lucasfilm's Hart has now hinted that the upcoming movies will not "rigidly" adhere to established film genres.

"I think there are boundaries [to what defines Star Wars], but we don't want to rigidly define them," Hart told The Wall Street Journal.

She went on to say: "It's obviously not slapstick comedy, but there's room for many different stories and genres that still feel like Star Wars."

Hart added that Lucasfilm and Disney are committed »

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First look at Star Wars: Episode VII footage?

1 October 2014 2:20 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

From the moment that Disney announced its purchase of Lucasfilm, we’ve been inundated with rumours about the upcoming Star Wars: Episode VII. First it was potential directors and cast members, then came the alleged plot details and concept art, and now a video has surfaced claiming to include the first footage from the hotly-anticipated sequel.

The footage in question originated on YouTube, but was quickly yanked and the posting account closed, however some screencaps have survived courtesy of Techno Buffalo, which reportedly shows shots of ‘Luke’s Refuge’. We’ve no idea if this is legitimate or not, but here are the screenshots…

 

Star Wars: Episode VII is set for release on December 18th 2015, with J.J. Abrams directing returning stars Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker), Harrison Ford (Han Solo), Carrie Fisher (Princess Leia), Anthony Daniels (C-3Po), Kenny Baker (R2-D2) and Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca) alongside new additions Adam Driver (Girls »

- Gary Collinson

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David Fincher on meeting with Disney and Lucasfilm about Star Wars: Episode VII

30 September 2014 7:59 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Before J.J. Abrams secured the job of kicking off Disney’s Star Wars sequel trilogy, numerous filmmakers were linked with the director’s chair on Star Wars: Episode VII, including  David Fincher (Se7en, Fight Club), who has spoken about meeting with Disney and Lucasfilm during a promotional interview for his new film Gone Girl.

“I talked to [Kathleen Kennedy] about it, but I think that it’s a different thing from… I don’t know what Disney-Lucasfilm will be like,” Fincher tells Total Film. “It’s tricky. My favourite is The Empire Strikes Back. If I said, ‘I want to do something more like that,’ then I’m sure the people paying for it would be like, ‘No! You can’t do that! We want it like the other one with all the creatures!’ “I always thought of Star Wars as the story of two slaves [C-3Po and R2-D2] who go from owner to owner, »

- Gary Collinson

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Star Wars Bits: Anthony Daniels Finishes Episode VII, Forest Filming Details, Oscar Isaac and Rebels

29 September 2014 2:00 PM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

One of the most iconic Star Wars actors has finished his work on the new film, plus a new actor has some thoughts for the old guard and more in this edition of Star Wars Bits: Details on the Star Wars Episode VII shoot in the Forest of Dean have been revealed. Anthony Daniels has […]

The post Star Wars Bits: Anthony Daniels Finishes Episode VII, Forest Filming Details, Oscar Isaac and Rebels appeared first on /Film. »

- Germain Lussier

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Star Wars Episode VII Concept Image Depicts Epic Lightsaber Duel

26 September 2014 7:38 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Another day, another image from Star Wars: Episode VII, but this one just happens to be the best thing I've seen from the movie so far.  It depicts a lightsaber duel under the Millenium Falcon with a Darth Vader-like figure fighting a Rebel with a green lightsaber.  It's epic looking, and for a second I get excited but then I remember the prequels and how flat they were visually (not to mention narratively).  Then I get excited all over again because there's no way this will be like that, right? They can't possibly make the same mistakes can they? Yesterday we saw the Chrome Troopers (as a follow up to the new Stormtroopers and the costume designs for Han Solo).  But now we have this gorgeous image, besotted somewhat by an ill-conceived watermark on the part of the hosting site.  Hit the jump to take a look at the new »

- Evan Dickson

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First Look At ‘Chrome’ Stormtroopers In Star Wars Episode VII?

25 September 2014 10:34 PM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Thanks to the website Indie Revolver, we potentially have our very first look at the concept art for the new ‘chrome’ Stormtroopers in the J.J. Abrams directed Star Wars: Episode VII. The design has hints of the old white Stormtroopers, but with a more sleek, rounded design, which I kinda dig.

Ir also have a look at a concept design detailing a light saber battle in a mountain terrain with the legenardy Millennium Falcon in the background. Whether we’ll see this in the film in another issue, but you’ll have to agree that this looks epic! Epic! Check it out below.

The film will star Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, Kenny Baker, John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Gwendoline Christie, Lupita Nyong’o and Max von Sydow. It will arrive in cinemas on 18th December, 2015.

Source: Indie »

- Paul Heath

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New Concept Art Reveals Star Wars: Episode VII Chrome Trooper

25 September 2014 11:48 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Remember last month when some genuine concept art from Star Wars: Episode VII started popping up, revealing the new Stormtroopers and the costume designs for Han Solo?  Well the same source is at it again, as they’ve now revealed a Chrome Trooper image by way of even more concept art.  Thankfully this isn’t incredibly spoilerly, but it’s neat to see how director J.J. Abrams is making the franchise his own by tweaking some very familiar designs.  The Millennium Falcon remains unchanged, wisely, but this new concept art shows a chrome-plated version of Stormtrooper that should pair nicely with the traditional white.  What makes the Chrome Trooper so special?  We’ll have to wait until December 18, 2015 to find out. Hit the jump to take a look at the Star Wars: Episode 7 Chrome Trooper images.  The film stars John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Harrison Ford, Adam Driver, Mark Hamill, »

- Adam Chitwood

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