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Ever since Disney's acquisition of LucasFilm, Star Wars has transformed from a dormant volcano into a raging lava inferno. As such, rumors and sequel theories have been red hot and free flowing but the most recent bit of concrete news is that J.J. Abrams will be directing the next major motion picture. But what about that 2015 release date? Buried in THR's report on the proceedings is a little kernel of intel which states, "Episode VII is set for release in 2015, but sources say Abrams has not committed to that release date, meaning the date could be changed if the development process requires it." Obviously, don't take this as confirmation but a change in release date is definitely in play and apparently at Abrams discretion. This could grow into something major or it could mean nothing, for right now it merits watching. The film slate for »

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