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J.J. Abrams Reveals 'Star Wars: Episode VII' X-Wing

1:14 PM 7/21/2014 by Jeff Giles
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We can't (yet) see what our old friends Luke, Han, Leia, and Chewbacca are up to on the set of Star Wars: Episode VII, but we've already been granted a sneak peek of R2-D2 -- and now, director J.J. Abrams has thrown back the curtain on our first look at the return of the X-wing fighter. The ship, piloted by Rebel insurgents in their battle against the Empire, seems set to be making a return to action in Episode VII, at least judging from the glimpse we get via Abrams' new "Force for Change" video.

Ant-Man will use some of Edgar Wright’s visuals Despite leaving the project earlier this year, Edgar Wright had put a lot of time and effort into prepping the story for Marvel’s Ant-Man adaptation, so it’s heartening to hear that some of his visuals will still be incorporated into the finished film. Kevin Feige has been speaking about what we can expect from Marvel’s next big project, and has confirmed that new director Peyton Reed will be preserving some of Wright’s ideas in his version of the film.

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Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes Spoiler Podcast Special - Matt Reeves In-depth discussion of the simian blockbusterFirst there was Rise and now there is Dawn. In the future, there will be war - though it's not clear if the title of the film that tells that story will actually be War Of The Planet Of The Apes. We have our fingers crossed, anyway.Speaking to the director of the sequel, Matt Reeves, the Empire Podcast team got the inside scoop on the making of the film, the cut scenes and the ideas that mattered to Reeves and his team. We then spend a good hour talking through the ins-and-outs of it all, from the CGI to that glorious final shot.

Star Wars: Episode VII X-Wing style vehicle revealed Brilliantly, wonderfully, JJ Abrams is using the focus and excitement we all have for the next installment of the Star Wars saga as a force for good (or a Force For Change as he calls it) by creating videos from the set that help raise money for charity via some rather exciting prizes. Traditionally, JJ has held back information during the making-of period of his movies, so it's really exciting he's using these videos to offer glimpses of the set for fans, with the main purpose of supporting UNICEF. It's basically the nicest Jedi mind trick we've ever seen.

Kevin Feige On The Chances Of An AVENGERS/GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Movie And More In an interview with IGN, Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige was asked whether the literal expansion of the Marvel Cinematic Universe as they head into outer space next month with Guardians of the Galaxy means we'll see an epic team-up between that group and Earth's Mightiest Heroes. Many fans are convinced that the third Avengers movie which feature the Guardians as they come together to take on Thanos, but Feige remained coy. "I don’t know. Part of the fun of the comics is that could happen.

5 GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY TV Spots With New Footage From Marvel, the studio that brought you the global blockbuster franchises of Iron Man, Thor, Captain America and The Avengers, comes a new team—the Guardians of the Galaxy. An action-packed, epic space adventure, Marvel's “Guardians of the Galaxy” expands the Marvel Cinematic Universe into the cosmos, where brash adventurer Peter Quill finds himself the object of an unrelenting bounty hunt after stealing a mysterious orb coveted by Ronan, a powerful villain with ambitions that threaten the entire universe.

EXCLUSIVE: DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES Concept Art By Kelton Cram Concept Art by Kelton Cram A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier. They reach a fragile peace, but it proves short-lived, as both sides are brought to the brink of a war that will determine who will emerge as Earth’s dominant species. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is being directed by Matt Reeves (Cloverfield, Let Me In), from a screenplay written by Mark Bomback, Scott Z. Burns, Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver.

Who Really Made Planet of the Apes’ Koba? Warning: Major spoilers follow for Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. “Human… work!” So says Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ Koba as he reminds his leader Caesar of the many, many scars he incurred in his early life while under human subjugation. Koba was a lab animal, and as such he underwent hundreds of medical experiments and operations, living in a cage when he wasn’t being cut into. The abuse he suffered was physical, as we can plainly see, but it of course went much deeper than that too. Koba was emotionally scarred by the humans as well. Caesar and KobaContinue reading…

Kevin Feige On The Chances Of An AVENGERS/GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Movie And More In an interview with IGN, Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige was asked whether the literal expansion of the Marvel Cinematic Universe as they head into outer space next month with Guardians of the Galaxy means we'll see an epic team-up between that group and Earth's Mightiest Heroes. Many fans are convinced that the third Avengers movie which feature the Guardians as they come together to take on Thanos, but Feige remained coy. "I don’t know. Part of the fun of the comics is that could happen.

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