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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
A new Star Wars: Episode VII photo shows a portion of the Tatooine sets that have been built at London's Pinewood Studios. It was previously revealed that some of the scenes taking place on Luke Skywalker's home planet would be built on set, and this is believed to be where J.J. Abrams shot his Star Wars: Force For Change video that revealed a new X-Wing fighter.
The huts in this photo reportedly belong to the Tusken Raiders (otherwise known as The Sand People), but that has not been confirmed (though there were previous reports of some Tusken Raiders spotted on set). A good portion of the Tatooine scenes from Star Wars: Episode VII were shot in Dubai. A number of photos leaked from this location earlier in the year. To revisit those images: (clickHere)
New look at Tatooine set for 'Star Wars: Episode VII'! #Hype! pic.twitter. »
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 planned to be the »
- Michael Stevens
Photo courtesy Debbie Reynolds Studios
Debbie Reynolds – actor, singer, dancer, author, champion for the preservation of the artifacts of film history and for the understanding and treatment of mental illness – has been named the 51st recipient of SAG-AFTRA’s highest honor: the SAG Life Achievement Award for career achievement and humanitarian accomplishment.
Given annually to an actor who fosters the “finest ideals of the acting profession,” the union’s highest accolade will be presented to the Oscar, Emmy and Tony-nominated Reynolds at the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, which will be simulcast live on TNT and TBS on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015 at 8 p.m. (Et), 7 p.m. (Ct), 6 p.m. (Mt) and 5 p.m. (Pt).
SAG-AFTRA President Ken Howard praised Reynolds’ artistry over her very accomplished career, saying, “I’m thrilled that SAG-AFTRA is presenting our Life Achievement Award to Debbie Reynolds. She is a tremendously talented »
- Michelle McCue
The award will be presented at the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on Jan. 25.
Reynolds has starred in more than 50 movies, two Broadway shows, two TV series and dozens of TV, cabaret and concert appearances. The 82-year-old Reynolds has been in show business for 66 years.
Her first movie role came in the 1950 musical “the Daughter of Rosie O’Grady” followed by a role as “Boop-Boop-a-Doop” girl Helen Kane in “Three Little Words,” for which she received an MGM contract and the first of five Golden Globe nominations.
She appeared in “Singin’ in the Rain” opposite Gene Kelly and Donald O’Connor; “The Unsinkable Molly Brown,” for which she was nominated for an Oscar; “How the West Was Won,” “The Tender Trap,” “Mary, Mary,” “Goodbye Charlie,” “Divorce American Style,” “How Sweet It Is, »
- Dave McNary
J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: Episode VII will likely continue to dominate the news cycle all the way up to its December release next year – so get comfortable, everyone. Today’s scoop on the sci-fi franchise update should be preceded with the disclaimer that lots of wild rumors have been flying around the web for months, and there’s no way to confirm the validity of any of this. However, what’s been circulating online lately is pretty meaty stuff, so if it is accurate, fans will definitely be intrigued by it.
According to Latino Review, which has been reporting the majority of the Star Wars rumors, the villains in Episode VII are called The Inquisitors. If you’re interested in all the details on those baddies, surf on over to Wookiepedia (yes, it’s an actual thing), but suffice to say, the Inquisitors are quite nasty customers. Defenders of the Sith Order, »
- Isaac Feldberg
Warning: The following article contains Star Wars spoilers some readers may wish to avoid.
Jj Abrams is notorious for keeping a tight lid on his films, stressing the importance of preserving the magic of the first-time viewing for cinemagoers.
However, over the last few days the mother lode of potential spoilers (we stress potential, this is all completely unconfirmed of course) have emerged online, sparking much fan debate about both their veracity and what they could mean for the Jj Abrams and Rian Johnson-helmed trilogy.
Everything we know so far about Star Wars 7
We want to know what you think of these potential plot points, which come courtesy of Latino Review. Are they what you expected? Are you excited or underwhelmed about them? We've summarised them into four key points below, so if you're *really* curious, hit below to see them all. »
A lot of inside Intel from the set of Star Wars: Episode VII has leaked, with huge plot details being spoiled left and right. Despite the deluge of information that is currently on the Internet, the main cast and the filmmakers have very little to say about the actual film itself. Star Adam Driver, who is rumored to be playing one of the villains, a Sith Inquisitor, was recently asked about his experiences on set. And while he doesn't reveal any new character information or his driving motivation in the sequel, he did have a lot to say about his involevement and love for the franchise.
Adam Driver first opened up about his time spent with the original cast and what it felt like to be a part of such a huge Hollywood event.
"Doing Star Wars now-that's surreal. I feel like that even with this cast. You start by »
[Warning: This article contains possible Star Wars Spoilers.]
Arguably the most popular character in the Star Wars universe, Han Solo is set to make a triumphant return to the big screen in J.J. Abrams’ (still untitled) Episode VII. Earlier reports stated that Harrison Ford would have a “gigantic” part in the sequel, which was in line with the rumors that script rewrites had expanded the roles of the Original Trilogy actors (including Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher).As filming is Click to continue reading ‘Star Wars: Episode 7′ Han Solo Concept Art & Rumored Details
- Chris Agar
Today has been a day of Star Wars: Episode VII reveals and spoilers, with the latest coming once again from Indie Revolver. This time, we get a look at the main villain of the movie in a new piece of concept art, which also includes (what looks to be) Darth Vader's helmet. Suffice it to say, there will be Major Spoilers ahead, so continue at your own risk. First the photo, and then if you want to know more about this villain's identity, read on:
Earlier today, Latino Review and Badass Digest decided to divulge the main plot twists of Star Wars: Episode VII, revealing that the villains in the movie will actually be the Inquisitors, which are partially based on the Expanded Universe while mixed with the "hardened Sith look" of The Inquisitor from Star Wars Rebels. The character seen above in the concept art is the main villain, »
It’s been a busy day for Star Wars Episode VII rumours, and we’ve rounded up the best for you right here. The following can all be considered major spoilers though, so you may want to stop reading now!
First up is news on the movie’s villains. According to Latino-Review, Luke Skywalker has been a captive of a group called The Inquisitors since shortly after the events of Return of the Jedi. They’re defenders of the Sith Order who have been around for a very long time, and flashbacks will apparently reveal their connections to both a young Princess Leia (played by Carrie Fisher’s biological daughter, Billie Lourd) and…Darth Vader!
That’s right, the villain is set to make a brief return in Star Wars Episode VII, but the main villain is described by Badass Digest as wearing a black robe with deep red eyes »
- Josh Wilding
Although he couldn’t confirm this, multiple sources close to the Star Wars follow-up have already told EW that Driver will be playing a villain, a threat to both veteran players (Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, and Carrie Fisher) and the cast’s newcomers.
“Doing Star Wars now—that’s surreal,” Driver volunteers. “I feel like that even with this cast. You start »
- Anthony Breznican
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
Darth Vader: “The circle is now complete. When I left you, I was but the learner. Now I am the master.”
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.
Follow Hamill -
Actors John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Gwendoline Christie, Lupita Nyong’o and Max von Sydow will join the original stars of the saga, Harrison Ford, »
- Melissa Thompson
There has been numerous rumors about the potential villains of the currently in production "Star Wars Episode VII" from Sith Lords, to bounty hunters to 'Sith Witches', to even 'The Inquisitor' from the upcoming "Star Wars: Rebels" animated series. There's been no confirmation regarding any of them.
Potential Major Spoilers Ahead
Now, Latino Review has dropped a pretty massive report that reveals some potentially major spoilers about the movie's plot. Whilst most of the rumors so far have dealt with the first act of the film, this reveal is very much second act stuff.
It suggests the 'The Inquisitors' are the villains of the piece: "The Inquisitors are defenders of the Sith Order and they've been around for a long time. Just how long is what turns Episode VII's story on its head"
Now we start hitting the real spoilers. Luke Skywalker has been captured by the Inquisitors, and once »
- Garth Franklin
There will be massive spoilers regarding Star Wars: Episode VII to follow, so if you don't want to know anything about the story ahead of time, stop reading now. If you just have to know everything you can about director J.J. Abrams' highly-anticipated sequel, then check out the latest details below.
Last month, we reported that the plot will center on John Boyega and Daisy Ridley's characters, who find a severed hand holding a light saber in the desert. They soon find themselves on a quest to find its rightful owner. When they encounter Han Solo (Harrison Ford) and Chewbacca (Peter Mayhew), the old Corellian space pirate reveals that the light saber actually belongs to his old friend Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill), who he hasn't seen in 30 years. They all go on a mission to find him.
Today, Latino Review reveals that Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) isn't in hiding, »
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
It is not a good day for the Mystery Box. On the heels of this morning’s potential reveal of the new Stormtrooper helmets a bit (bordering on a lot) more information about Star Wars: Episode VII has come tumbling out of the gates. And I fear for J.J. Abrams’ sanity moving forward with the production (and my own moving forward with the day), because it feels like there is at least one more Star Wars story hitting after this one. I’m warning you though, the stuff you’re about to read about the film’s villains potentially qualifies as a huge spoiler. If you don’t want to know what the central conflict of the film is, it’s best to stop reading now. If you want to go ahead, hit the jump for spoilers on the Star Wars Episode 7 villains. The film hits theaters on December 18, 2015. Ok »
- Evan Dickson
Fan Art by Yvan Quinet
The Star Wars: Episode VII news continues to roll in today! Thanks to our friends from Latino-Review, it looks like we know who the villains in the story will be. First things first… Spoiler Alert.
So far what we do know about the movie is that Luke Skywalker's lightsaber crash lands on a planet where it is found by the characters played by Daisy Ridley and John Boyega. This leads them on a search to find Luke, during which time they come across Han and Chewie. They team up and continue to search for Luke who has been missing since the events of Return of the Jedi. Apparently Luke is being held captive.
Now on to some new information! The villains of the film are the Inquisitors, who are loosely based on the Inquistors from the Expanded Universe. We've previously heard these referred to as Jedi Hunters. »
- Joey Paur
Update! Down at the bottom of the page is a new image the ballers at IndieRevolver has of the villain I'm about to spoil for you below. Way at the bottom. Don't go there if you don't want to see it.
No one suspects the Spanish...er...Latino Review Inquisition!
Today instead of just a single, long S7ARWARS(.com) column post, we're going to be making our own little trilogy of posts.
First, we cleared up the Stormtrooper situation. Now, we'll reveal something about Episode VII that made my jaw literally drop when I heard it, and this evening,I'll drop a normal ramble-filled column about how Everything Fits Together Now.
Ok? Let's have some fun. Spoilers ahead, all day.
To catch you up on what we think we know about Episode VII’s plot thus far: Luke’s lightsaber (and maybe hand but probably not) crash lands on »
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