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Als Ice Bucket Challenge fever has swept the cast and crew of Star Wars: Episode VII

26 August 2014 8:57 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Als Ice Bucket Challenge is the meme that can't be stopped. But unlike planking, or owling, or whatever came after owling, the Ibc is doing a lot of good. So far this year the Als Association has raised nearly $80 million. The uptick has been so sharp that think pieces are being written about if blending narcissism with charity has forever changed the fundraising landscape (for the better). So behold the power of this fully operational social media challenge. From Han Solo to Luke Skywalker to Chewbacca and beyond, the denizens of a galaxy far, far away are helping raise awareness for Als. The elusive Daisy Ridley performed her Ibc in the safety of the shower. Harrison Ford kept it short and sweet. Mark Hamill adorkably tried to game the system and utterly failed. Peter Mayhew brought along his wife for moral support. Awwww. Oscar Isacc allegedly had Adam Driver and »

- Donna Dickens

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R2-D2 risks his life for Als Ice Bucket Challenge. Are you happy now America?

22 August 2014 8:18 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

By my calculations (wild speculation) every person on Earth will have been dared to accept the Als Ice Bucket Challenge by the end of the month. But even a galaxy far, far away was been tapped to help it seems. Enter R2-D2. Despite being a droid, an existence highly allergic to water, everyone's favorite mechanical sidekick accepted the challenge from some sadistic Facebook friend who secretly hates him. R2 challenges Anthony Daniels and Grant Imahara. Side note: Anyone else creeped out that they used another R2 unit's head to pour the water on Artoo? No? Okay then.   »

- Donna Dickens

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'Star Wars Episode VII': Sorting out the truth, rumor and speculation so far

18 August 2014 5:30 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

It is a fascinating moment to be a "Star Wars" fan. Right now, there is arguably more energy being expended on all things "Star Wars" than ever before. I remember the feeling in the early days of development on what became "Star Wars Episode I - The Phantom Menace," when there were just rumbles of a possible new film or even *Gasp!* a new trilogy of films. Hell, I remember when the Special Editions were just a rumor. I remember when a friend of mine called and said, "They're not a rumor. I have something to show you." He came by my house with a videotape, and on that videotape was the very first teaser trailer for "Star Wars: A New Hope - The Special Edition," the very first new "Star Wars" footage in what had been fourteen years at that point. It was mind-blowing. It made me reassess »

- Drew McWeeny

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"Star Wars: Episode VII": New Set Images

18 August 2014 11:31 AM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Sneak Peek the interior of the modified 'Yt-1300 light freighter', aka 'Millennium Falcon' spacecraft, on the set of director Jj Abrams' 3D feature "Star Wars: Episode VII", that resumes production later this month, following a forced hiatus due to actor Harrison Ford's leg injury on set, plus take a look @ concept art, the planet of 'Tatooine' set and actor Mark Hamill ('Luke Skywalker') on the studio lot. :

"Star Wars Episode VII" is produced by Walt Disney Pictures, Lucasfilm and Bad Robot Productions, to be distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.

The new film stars John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac...

...Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Max von Sydow and 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.

"Star Wars: Episode VII" is planned to be the »

- Michael Stevens

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Latest Star Wars: Episode VII plot rumours are full of Sith, first look at new villain?

15 August 2014 1:12 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

It’s been a busy day for Star Wars fans, what with our possible first look at the redesigned Imperial Stormtroopers and some alleged Han Solo concept art from Star Wars: Episode VII, and now we’ve got a tonne of alleged plot details for the eagerly-anticipated first instalment of Disney’s Sequel Trilogy. However, it should be noted that these come by way of rumour specialists Latino-Review and Badass Digest, so there’s also a good chance the post is pretty much spoiler free…

So, we’ve all heard the reports that Episode VII will open with Luke Skywalker’s severed hand floating through space before coming into the possession of Daisy Ridley and John Boyega, who then set off on an adventure to find Luke with the help of Han Solo and Chewbacca. Well, according to Latino-Review, it turns out that Luke hasn’t just been missing since »

- Gary Collinson

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Mark Hamill Posts Pinewood Studios Photo From Star Wars: Episode VII

15 August 2014 12:51 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Darth Vader: “The circle is now complete. When I left you, I was but the learner. Now I am the master.”

It surely seems that we’ve come full circle with those prophetic words from Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope with this new photo of Mark Hamill as Luke from Pinewood Studios.

With the nostalgia of the strong resemblance to Alec Guiness in the photo, Star Wars geeks across the Galaxy anxiously await the arrival of the first official teaser and photo of Hamill, Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford in costume.

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Director J.J. AbramsStar Wars: Episode VII hits theaters next year on December 18, 2015.

Actors John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall GleesonGwendoline Christie, Lupita Nyong’o and Max von Sydow will join the original stars of the saga, Harrison Ford, »

- Melissa Thompson

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Han Solo concept art from Star Wars: Episode VII?

15 August 2014 12:00 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

This morning we brought you a couple of images reportedly showing the new-look Stormtrooper designs for Star Wars: Episode VII, which made their way online via Indie Revolver, and now the site is back with some alleged concept art featuring Harrison Ford’s space scoundrel Han Solo. The second image in particular will be familiar to anyone who’s seen The Empire Strikes Back, and if genuine, it may support those earlier rumours that we’ll be heading back to Hoth in the J.J. Abrams-directed sequel. Take a look…

Star Wars: Episode VII is set for release on December 18th 2015, with 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 »

- Gary Collinson

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First Look at Stormtroopers From Star Wars: Episode VII

15 August 2014 5:14 AM, PDT | WorstPreviews.com | See recent Worst Previews news »

Jj Abrams is currently working on "Star Wars: Episode VII." And while the entire production is one big secret, we now have our first look at the helmets of the new Stormtroopers and Snowtroopers. Check out the photos below. "Star Wars: Episode VII" stars Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, Kenny Baker, John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Max von Sydow, Lupita Nyong.o, Gwendoline Christie, Christina Chong, Crystal Clarke and Pip Anderson. The new movie is set to hit theaters on December 18th, 2015. Photos: (click to enlarge) »

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Is This Our First Look at Star Wars Episode VII’s Stormtroopers?

15 August 2014 3:53 AM, PDT | HeyUGuys.co.uk | See recent HeyUGuys news »

Apart from the odd glimpse here and there, J.J. Abrams has been keeping Star Wars Episode VII safely contained within his Mystery Box. What we have seen so far though certainly points to the Star Trek director taking inspiration from original trilogy production concepts by Ralph McQuarrie and Joe Johnston.

The following images – which are apparently the new Stormtrooper designs from the upcoming Star Wars trilogy which kicks off with Episode VII on December 18th – are another good indication of that, and this new look for the Imperial Forces seems to blend both the classic design with a modern twist which should work perfectly.

The final image is said to be either an updated version of the Snowtrooper’s last seen on Hoth in The Empire Strikes Back, though there has also been speculation that it could be a Jungle Trooper.

A lot of Star Wars fans didn’t love »

- Josh Wilding

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Stormtrooper helmets from Star Wars: Episode VII revealed?

14 August 2014 11:42 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Last week artist Tom Hodges posted a sketch of what he said was the redesigned Stormtrooper helmet from Star Wars: Episode VII, and now the website Indie Revolver is claiming to have got its hands on a couple of images showing the new-look, Ralph McQuarrie-esque Stormtrooper, along with another design which is allegedly being referred to as the ‘Jungle Trooper’. Check them out…

Update – Here’s another look…

Star Wars: Episode VII is set for release on December 18th 2015, with 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), Max von Sydow »

- Gary Collinson

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Star Wars: Episode VII to resume production after two-week hiatus

13 August 2014 12:48 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

If you were concerned that Harrison Ford’s injury could potentially delay the planned release of Star Wars: Episode VII in December of next year, then you’ll no doubt be delighted to hear that the J.J. Abrams-directed sequel is to resume filming later this month.

THR is reporting that production had been delayed for a fortnight owing to Ford’s broken leg, which he suffered during an on-set accident on the Millennium Falcon. However, Ford was out and about in Hollywood on Monday at the premiere of The Expendables 3, and is reportedly ready to resume work on the eagerly-anticpated first chapter of Disney’s Star Wars sequel trilogy.

Star Wars: Episode VII is set for release on December 18th 2015, with 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 »

- Gary Collinson

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Star Wars Episode VII Set to Resume Filming in London Later This Month

13 August 2014 | The Daily BLAM! | See recent The Daily BLAM! news »

Star Wars Episode VII, directed by J.J. Abrams (Super 8, Mission: Impossible III, Star Trek) and scripted by Abrams along with Lawrence Kasdan (Raiders of the Lost Ark, The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi), is scheduled for theatrical release next year through Walt Disney Pictures and Lucasfilm. Star Wars Episode VII stars original trilogy cast members Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, and Kenny Baker and are joined by newcomers John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, and Max von Sydow. Award winning composer John Williams is set to return to create the film's score as well. Production on the highly anticipated film was halted after Harrison Ford sustained a leg injury on set this past June. A »

- Pietro Filipponi

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Star Wars Episode 7 resumes filming this month after Harrison Ford injury

13 August 2014 3:46 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Star Wars Episode VII will resume shooting this month.

Filming on the Jj Abrams sequel will continue shortly following the delay caused by Harrison Ford's on-set injury, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The Han Solo actor underwent surgery after breaking his left leg while shooting in London in June.

Ford attended the Expendables 3 premiere on Monday (August 11).

Episode VII is filming at Pinewood Studios.

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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Star Wars Episode VII To Resume Production Later This Month

12 August 2014 4:52 PM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

Those of you fretting about the possibility that Star Wars Episode VII would be delayed as a result of Harrison Ford's recent injury can sleep a little easier tonight as The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed that filming will resume later this month. It was reported a little while ago that they would be taking a short break to compensate for the lack of Han Solo - who apparently plays a major role in the movie - but the hiatus has lasted for only two weeks and Disney and Lucasfilm are still gearing up for a December 18th, 2015 release. Ford is now said to be in good health after surgery, and he will likely return to the UK to resume shooting soon (though sources could not confirm this). Star Wars Episode VII also stars Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew and Kenny Baker, as well as series newcomers John Boyega, »

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Daisy Ridley set to appear in 'Star Wars' episodes VIII and IX

12 August 2014 1:08 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

For now, Daisy Ridley isn't exactly a household name, but she will soon be inextricably linked to one of the biggest film franchises of all-time. The actress, who recently signed with UTA after a major bidding war amongst agencies, was  previously announced as the female lead in the J.J Abrams-directed "Star Wars: Episode VII," and now it looks like she will star in the second and third parts of the new trilogy as well. Although nothing is confirmed, rumors are circulating that Ridley's character will be the daughter of Han Solo and Leia Organa -- played by "Star Wars" vets Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher -- and that she'll be the trilogy's lead heroine.  Abrams is currently shooting "Episode VII," while Rian Johnson ("Looper") is developing "VIII" and "IX," and will reportedly direct both films, according to Deadline. Ridley is a relative unknown, having only appeared in a handful »

- Dave Lewis

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Justin Bieber & Shia Labeouf Audition For Star Wars VII (Parody)

12 August 2014 10:59 AM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

Another exclusive, behind the scenes look at the production of Star Wars: Episode VII. Join Director J.J. Abrams as he auditions actors for the part of Luke Skywalker's son in the upcoming sequel. - KurtToons Star Wars: Episode VII - Actors John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, David Oyelowow, Domhnall Gleeson, Max von Sydow, Lupita Nyong'o and Gwendoline Christie will join the original stars of the saga, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, and Kenny Baker in the new film. It's being directed by J.J. Abrams from a screenplay by Lawrence Kasdan and Abrams. Kathleen Kennedy, J.J. Abrams, and Bryan Burk are producing, and John Williams returns as the composer. The movie opens worldwide on December 18, 2015. »

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Daisy Ridley on board for Star Wars Episodes 8 and 9

12 August 2014 8:37 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Daisy Johnson will reportedly star in Star Wars Episode VIII and Episode IX.

According to Deadline, it is planned that the actress will feature in all three upcoming instalments, after being announced in April for Jj Abrams's hotly anticipated Star Wars Episode VII.

She will join newcomers to the franchise including John Boyega, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Max von Sydow, Lupita Nyong'o and Gwendoline Christie.

Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew and Kenny Baker will reprise their roles from George Lucas's original trilogy.

Johnson's role is yet to be formally announced.

Ridley was cut from the introduction of the newly released Inbetweeners 2 film.

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

Gallery - Star Wars Episode 7 confirmed cast: »

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Leaked Photos Of Millennium Falcon Set - Star Wars VII

12 August 2014 7:55 AM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

You've never heard of the Millennium Falcon?…It's the ship that made the Kessel Run in less than twelve parsecs. Paul on MintInBox (via makingstarwars.net), has posted some more image of the Millennium Falcon set that was constructed for J.J. Abrams' Star Wars VII. This is also the supposed location where Harrison Ford ("Air Force One") suffered his leg injury. Star Wars: Episode VII - Actors John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, David Oyelowow, Domhnall Gleeson, Max von Sydow, Lupita Nyong'o and Gwendoline Christie will join the original stars of the saga, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, and Kenny Baker in the new film. It's being directed by J.J. Abrams from a screenplay by Lawrence Kasdan and Abrams. Kathleen Kennedy, J.J. Abrams, and Bryan Burk are producing, and John Williams returns as the composer. The movie opens worldwide on »

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Daisy Ridley Reportedly Returning For Star Wars Episodes VIII And IX

12 August 2014 6:21 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

It appears that the Star Wars franchise has revealed its lead actress. When the huge cast of stars was originally announced, it included a host of familiar faces (like Max Von Sydow and Andy Serkis) and fresh ones (like Attack the Block breakout John Boyega and even less known Daisy Ridley), but no character details were given. As such, we were left to speculate as to which actors, if any, had minor roles, and which would be toplining J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars Episode VII, along with accompanying Episodes VIII and IX.

Now, however, it appears that Ridley will be the female lead in the new franchise. Why? Well, the scoop was buried in Deadline’s report about Ridley being signed by UTA. The site wrote:

She is the female lead in the J.J Abrams-directed resuscitation of Star Wars, and the plan is for her carry through to the second »

- Isaac Feldberg

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Sketch of a new-look Stormtrooper helmet from Star Wars: Episode VII

11 August 2014 12:29 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Thanks to Kevin Smith, we already know that Imperial Stormtroopers are set to appear in Star Wars: Episode VII, and now artist Tom Hodges (whose work includes Star Wars webcomics as well as artwork for Dk Publishing’s You Can Draw: Star Wars) has posted a sketch to his Instagram account showing what is alleged to be the new look Stormtrooper helmet from the J.J. Abrams-directed sequel. Very McQuarrie-esque..

So, what do you make of that?

Star Wars: Episode VII is set for release on December 18th 2015, with 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 »

- Gary Collinson

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