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'Star Wars: Episode VII' Adds Christina Chong

3:54 PM 7/17/2014 by Jeff Giles
Christina Chong
For a film that initially looked to be something of a sausage fest, Star Wars: Episode VII is shaping up to be a rather distaff-friendly slice of sci-fi. In the latest of several recent casting announcements, British actress Christina Chong has been added to the mix. Chong joins a growing list of new faces in the upcoming sequel, including Daisy Ridley, Lupita Nyong'o, Gwendoline Christie, and Crystal Clarke; her recent credits include an appearance in the Fox miniseries 24:

Paramount Plans 2015 Release for Martin Scorsese's 'Silence'

8:42 PM 7/14/2014 by Binh Ngo
Martin Scorsese
Martin Scorsese's big screen adaptation of Shusaku Endo's novel, Silence, may be coming to theaters in November 2015, according to Deadline. Paramount is in talks to distribute the picture domestically. The story takes place in 17th century Japan, where a young Jesuit priest is sent to investigate the circumstances surrounding his former mentor.

Harrison Ford to Miss Eight Weeks of 'Star Wars' Filming

3:36 PM 6/16/2014 by Jeff Giles
Harrison Ford
While the rest of us are doing backflips over J.J. Abrams' decision to heavily incorporate real sets rather than relying totally on CGI for Star Wars: Episode VII, Harrison Ford is laid up in a hospital bed, reportedly because the Millennium Falcon has a really heavy door.

What's Popping: 'Blade Runner 2,' 'Batman vs. Superman,' 'Star Trek 3,' 'Episode VII,' 'Interstellar'

2:09 PM 5/17/2014 by Binh Ngo
The people behind the Blade Runner sequel would like everyone to know that they would like Harrison Ford back for the movie, but if he's not, don't hold it against them because they've tried. Want to know what Ben Affleck looks like as the new Batman? Zack Snyder is happy to oblige with a black and white photo that he has posted on Twitter.

Adam Driver Not the Villain in 'Star Wars: Episode VII'?

6:24 PM 5/12/2014 by Binh Ngo
Adam Driver
We all heard that Adam Driver will be playing one of the bad guys in Star Wars: Episode VII, but, according to the latest rumor, it may be more nuanced than that. Driver is actually playing ... Han and Leia's son.

Rumor: Adam Driver's role in Star Wars: Episode VII may not be a villain – Since the very first rumors placed him as a potential star of STAR WARS: EPISODE VII, the rumors have had him portraying a villain. The actor has appeared in duplicitous roles on HBO's GIRLS and in the Coen Bros. film INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS, but never has he played a role as dark as a Sith Lord. 6 years 8 weeks ago via jetli

The Download: The 'Star Wars: Episode VII' Cast Announcement

10:16 AM 5/4/2014 by Binh Ngo
Disney/Lucasfilm has revealed who will be joining the original cast members in Star Wars: Episode VII. We talk about that and more on this week's Download.

'Star Wars: Episode VII' Cast Announced

10:26 AM 4/29/2014 by Jeff Giles
Star Wars VII
Who needs to wait for May the 4th when you can just go ahead and surprise everybody with an announcement on April 29? Following months of rumors and ever-more-deafening buzz, Disney has revealed the main cast for Star Wars: Episode VII -- and just like studio chief Bob Iger promised, it does indeed include a mix of new and familiar faces.

‘Star Wars: Episode VII’: Meet the new cast ….! – Why does it feel like this news should be delivered in big yellow type, rising up into the void of space? 6 years 10 weeks ago via brucelee

'12 Years a Slave's Lupita Nyong'o Heading to 'Star Wars: Episode VII'?

7:54 PM 3/14/2014 by Binh Ngo
Lupita Nyong-o
Lupita Nyong'o struck gold in her feature debut by winning the Best Supporting Oscar for her role in 12 Years a Slave, but her profile will shoot into the stratosphere if she is to nab one of the female leads in Star Wars: Episode VII.
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