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When Star Wars Episode VII was announced in the aftermath of Disney’s purchase of Lucasfilm, I was not optimistic. The memories of the prequels are still too fresh. When they announced J.J. Abrams as the director of said Episode VII, I was a little more interested. When rumors began circulating that Zack Snyder was making a stand-alone Star Wars samurai-style epic, I almost burst into tears. Now there’s talk of the very first Star Wars standalone being headlined by Master Yoda himself and honestly, I have no idea what to do.

Like Snyder’s film, the Yoda movie is still little more than rumor. There’s no doubt that Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy has the first non-episodic Star Wars film in the works, and that there’s a good possibility our favorite Muppet Jedi will headline it. But it’s still a rumor. There was also apparently some »

- Lauren Humphries-Brooks

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