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Episode VII News Summary Several rumors popped up this week and were promptly shot down. First up, Marketsaw reported that actor Simon Pegg was being courted for a role in Episode VII and director Alfonso Cuaron was being considered to direct one of the standalone films. Simon Pegg took directly to Twitter to address the rumor: "No idea where this silly rumour about me attached to the new Star Wars film came from but I can confirm that it's absolute Bantha poodoo." As for Cuaron, so many directors are being considered right now it's way too premature to single one out as a frontrunner. Ain't It Cool News started another rumor that a movie version of the game "Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic" was being considered. They promptly retracted »

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