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

19 hours ago | 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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'Star Wars 7' Als Ice Bucket Challenge Videos

25 August 2014 8:04 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Maybe you've grown tired of all the Als Ice Bucket Challenge videos that have bombarded the Internet over the past couple of weeks. But it's all for a good cause, with the viral videos going onto raise nearly $80 million for Als, (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. Dumping a bucket of ice water on your head allows you to get a sense of what living with Als is like. And now, the cast of Star Wars: Episode VII has joined in the fight to stop Als.

Below, we have a number of videos with cast and crew members from this cinematic universe set in a galaxy far, far away, including Harrison Ford (who appears to have fully recovered after his on-set injury), Peter Mayhew, Daisy Ridley, Oscar Isaac, Mark Hamill, J.J. Abrams, Gareth Edwards, along with the 501st Battalion, »

- MovieWeb

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Star Wars Als Ice Bucket Challenge Videos: Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill and Episode 7 Cast & Crew

25 August 2014 12:00 PM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

We haven’t really featured many of the Als Ice Bucket Challenge videos on the site because we try to cover entertainment news and rumors but not celebrity. And I’m sure you’ve seen enough of these ice bucket challenge videos in your social timeline already. The Ice Bucket Challenge has raised nearly $80 million for Als […]

The post Star Wars Als Ice Bucket Challenge Videos: Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill and Episode 7 Cast & Crew appeared first on /Film. »

- Peter Sciretta

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'Kingsman' Photo Features Samuel L. Jackson as Valentine

25 August 2014 8:26 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

A new photo for Matthew Vaughn's upcoming spy thriller Kingsman: The Secret Service has surfaced featuring Samuel L. Jackson as the main character Valentine. The film is based on the comic book by Mark Millar and tells the story of a veteran secret agent that leads a young protege through the world of espionage. Get a glimpse at the actor in his purple hat and glowing green hands.

Kingsman: The Secret Service: Movie Pictures Gallery

Kingsman: The Secret Service tells the story of a super-secret spy organization that recruits an unrefined but promising street kid into the agency's ultra-competitive training program just as a global threat emerges from a twisted tech genius.

Kingsman: The Secret Service: Movie Pictures Gallery

Kingsman: The Secret Service comes to theaters February 13th, 2015 and stars Samuel L. Jackson, Colin Firth, Mark Hamill, Michael Caine, Mark Strong, Jack Davenport, Taron Egerton, Sofia Boutella. »

- MovieWeb

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New look at Samuel L. Jackson in Kingsman: The Secret Service

25 August 2014 12:45 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Thanks to Empire, we’ve got a new look at Samuel L. Jackson (Captain America: The Winter Soldier) as the bad guy Valentine in Matthew Vaughn’s (X-Men: First Class) upcoming comic book adaptation Kingsman: The Secret Service. Take a look…

From the writer of Kick-Ass and the artist of Watchmen comes a collaboration decades in the making! The world’s greatest secret agent is on the most exciting case of his career. But will the end of the world as know it take a back seat to training his street-punk nephew to be the next James Bond? Meanwhile, what’s the secret link between a series of kidnapped sci-fi stars, the murder of an entire town, and a dark secret from inside Mount Everest? Under Uncle Jack’s supervision, Gary’s spy skills and confidence blossom–but when the duo learn what’s behind the celebrity kidnappings, the knowledge comes at a price. »

- Gary Collinson

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'Star Wars 7': Will Emperor Palpatine Return?

23 August 2014 12:27 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

(Is Bringing Back Another Classic Villain?)

We've heard this rumor before. That Ian McDiarmid will be reprising his role as Emperor Palpatine (aka Darth Sidious) in Star Wars: Episode VII. But now Latino Review is confirming from two different sources that the character will indeed return, though he may not be played by Ian McDiarmid, who took over the role in 1983's Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi and returned to play him in all three prequels, beginning with Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace in 1999, and continuing in 2002's Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones and 2005's Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith.

Major Spoilers to follow...

While The Sith Inquisitors are said to be the primary villains in Star Wars: Episode VII, Darth Sidious will be revealed as the puppet master behind the scenes. And throughout Star Wars »

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'Star Wars 7' Will Redefine Long-Form Storytelling

22 August 2014 10:19 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

It's a very good time to be a Star Wars fan these days, with Star Wars: Episode VII currently in production and the upcoming animated series Star Wars Rebels starting its run on Disney Xd later this fall. A new report from Badass Digest reveals LucasFilm and Disney are planning on tying in this show, and other materials such as the upcoming Marvel comics, into the movie canon.

Here's what an unidentified LucasFilm employee had to say in a brief statement.

"We're going to redefine longform storytelling."

The original Star Wars trilogy spawned the Expanded Universe, a massive series of novels, comic books and video games that told peripheral stories outside of the main movie franchise. We reported in April that the new trilogy will avoid the Expanded Universe story lines, which was confirmed a few days later by LucasFilm in a statement that revealed Star Wars Rebels will be »

- MovieWeb

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Harrison Ford Takes His Bad Leg Out for a Slide

21 August 2014 8:33 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Harrison Ford isn't taking it easy as he recovers from the broken leg that has delayed shooting on “Star Wars VII.” TMZ posted an exclusive image of the actor, who is recovering from an on-set injury that temporarily halted production, riding down a massive slide near his home in Jackson Hole, Wyo. The headline is one of TMZ's best: “Solo Goes Yolo.” Also read: Mark Hamill Discusses New ‘Star Wars’ Film, Says Harrison Ford Is ‘Doing Really Well’ The film took a two-week hiatus this month to adjust to Ford's recovery time, but the production's blog assures us that “shooting remains on. »

- Tim Molloy

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The Greatest Simpsons Celebrity Cameos of the Past 25 Years

21 August 2014 7:00 AM, PDT | | See recent news »

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After 25 years of The Simpsons, you’d be hard-pressed to find someone who can’t recount at least one joke from the long-running animated series. From Homer’s “Doh” to Bart’s “eat my shorts,” it’s a show stuffed with more iconic moments than anything else. Some of the best, of course, are courtesy of celebrity cameos.

Whether it’s classic stars like Leonard Nimoy or newer sensations like LeBron James, The Simpsons only invites the best talent to join its hallowed ranks. It’s seen Tom Jones performing at gun point, Luke Perry as a sideshow act, Star Wars‘ own Mark Hamill being rescued by Homer himself, and Xena: Warrior Princess aka Lucy Lawless flying through the air. There’s serious actors being silly, talk show hosts like Conan O’Brien getting meta, and legendary musicians — yes, ‘N Sync counts — passing through the tiny town of Springfield. »

- Kat George

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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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First Look at Tatooine Set in 'Star Wars: Episode VII'

18 August 2014 1:50 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

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. »

- MovieWeb

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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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'Star Wars: Episode VII' Star Adam Driver Shares His Experiences On Set

16 August 2014 10:05 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

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 »

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‘Star Wars: Episode 7′ Han Solo Concept Art & Rumored Details

16 August 2014 8:41 AM, PDT | | See recent Screen Rant news »

[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

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Main 'Star Wars: Episode VII' Villain Revealed in New Concept Art!

15 August 2014 3:51 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

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, »

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A galaxy faraway, so close: Adam Driver on the intimacy of 'Star Wars: Episode VII'

15 August 2014 2:04 PM, PDT | EW - Inside Movies | See recent - Inside Movies news »

We promised him up front: No Jedi mind tricks. But when EW interviewed Adam Driver for our Fall Movie Preview, we couldn’t help but slip him a few questions about his work on Star Wars: Episode VII.

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

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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 | | See recent 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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'Star Wars: Episode VII' Villains and Character Flashbacks Revealed!

15 August 2014 12:30 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

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, »

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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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