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Rian Johnson's STAR WARS: EPISODE VIII Will Also Shoot At Pinewood During a keynote address at the annual conference of the Confederation of British Industry, Pinewood Shepperton chief exec Ivan Dunleavy confirmed that the eight instalment in Disney/Lucasfilm's Star Wars franchise would indeed return to shoot at the U.K. studio. Episode VII (now officially titled "The Force Awakens") wrapped production there recently having also shot in Abu Dhabi and Iceland, but the still-untitled eight movie will be written and directed by Rian Johnson (Looper, Brick) with Disney scheduled to release the movie in 2017.

‘Star Wars: Episode 7′ Titled ‘The Force Awakens’ Ever since it was first announced that the Star Wars brand had been purchased by Disney, we’ve only been given minor breadcrumbs regarding what to expect from the future of our beloved Galaxy Far, Far Away. After months of searching, Lucasfilm defied the ongoing battle between Star Trek and Star Wars fans – by hiring J.J. Abrams as the director that would helm the yet-to-be-titled Star Wars: Episode 7.

C3PO Actor Suggests ‘Star Wars Episode 7′ Might End Up Being A Better Sequel Than ‘Empire Strikes Back’ Anthony Daniels, the actor who has played the famous droid C3-PO in all of the Star Warts movies including the upcoming seventh film, took to twitter to make a bold claim. Could JJ Abrams’ Star Wars Episode VII end up being the best movie sequel ever made, even better than Empire Strikes Back? Hit the jump to see Daniels comments. Anthony Daniels tweeted: “”No movie sequel is better than The Empire Strikes Back.” You might eat those words for Xmas dinner in 2015.

'Pirates of the Caribbean 5' Eyes Ansel Elgort & Brenton Thwaites Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales is gearing up for a February shoot in Queensland, Australia, which means the official cast is starting to heat up. Disney is reportedly targeting a number of young actors for the role of Henry.No character details have been revealed in regards to Henry. Being tested for the role are Taron Egerton, who is already receiving advanced praise for his role as a young hit man in the upcoming comic book adaptation Kingsman: The Secret Service. George MacKay, a relatively unknown actor last seen in the gay activist drama Pride.

The Star Wars News Roundup - 10.31.14 The purpose of this roundup is to put the highlights of all things Star Wars from the last week in one location. If you read this each week, you should be able to converse fluently with any Star Wars fan on everything from the latest Star Wars: Episode VII developments to the latest toys. And maybe you'll even share with them something that they might have missed.

Daniel H. Wilson has an update on Steven Spielberg's Robopocalypse Steven Spielberg is well-known for taking a lot of time with many of his projects and ROBOPOCALYPSE is clearly no exception. We have been hearing about the movie, anxiously waiting for it to come to fruition for years. The adaptation of the Daniel H. Wilson sci-fi novel at one point had Chris Hemsworth set to star with Anne Hathaway and Ben Whishaw. Drew Goddard was even writing the screenplay until spring of 2013 when... Read More...

Peter Sohn Draws a Dino in Fun Tease for Pixar's 'The Good Dinosaur' Well hello there little friend! Pixar has a new character to introduce us to today, and his name is Arlo. He's a dinosaur, and he's a cutie, of course. Disney-Pixar has posted a short new video to their Twitter account @DisneyPixar with a message introducing us to director Peter Sohn and his lead character Arlo from The Good Dinosaur. The film was originally supposed to be out this summer, but ended up pushed back to November 2015, late next year.

'Star Wars 7' Wraps Filming in 3 Weeks LucasFilm head and Star Wars: Episode VII producer Kathleen Kennedy attended the grand opening of Industrial Light and Magic's new London facility, where post-production work will take place for the highly-anticipated sequel. The producer revealed at the opening that there are just three weeks left of shooting on Star Wars: Episode VII. Here's what she had to say during yesterday's event."(It's) quite remarkable standing here within three weeks of finishing filming on Star Wars: Episode VII.

'Tomorrowland' Teaser Does the Trick

10:38 AM 10/9/2014 by Jeff Giles
Tomorrowland
In this day and age, is it still possible for a trailer to lure you into a movie's world far enough to make you want to buy a ticket without giving away all of the story's narrative nooks and crannies? It doesn't happen as often as it ought to, but the answer is definitively "yes" -- and Disney's Tomorrowland is here to show us how.
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