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theguardian.com – Latest in street racing franchise will be released despite star's death in a car crash. Plus: the rest of today's film newsIn the news- Fast and Furious 7 will be delayed, but not scrapped, in light of star Paul Walker's death- Billy Bob Thornton is lining up Bad Santa 2.- Director Zhang Yimou has admitted breaking China's one child policyElsewhere on the site today - Gary Younge meets Spike Lee in our G2 cover interview with the Oldboy director.- Jeremy Kay's US box office report will fill us in on which films got tills ringing in the states last weekend. 6 days 23 hours ago via jackiechan
collider.com – Paramount has released new images and set photos from Transformers: Age of Extinction. Few details are known about the upcoming sequel/reboot, and these photos don’t provide anything revealing other than Mark Wahlberg and Jack Reynor’s characters will be getting in presumably Bumblebee, and Michael Bay felt the need to attack Nicola Peltz with a giant green-screen claw. 1 week 2 days ago via theothersenhman
5:10 PM 11/25/2013 by Jeff Giles
At this point, we feel like we need to begin every Star Wars-related report with a reminder that we really don't know much of anything at all about Episode VII, or anything else about Disney's plans for the revived franchise, but that we keep reporting on various bits of rumor mill effluvia because, well, it's freaking Star Wars.
4:49 PM 11/25/2013 by Jeff Giles
It's going to be awhile before the Transformers franchise reboots itself with Age of Extinction, but like a kid with a brand-new toy, Michael Bay is already busy revealing glimpses of what fans can expect when Mark Wahlberg takes the screen as part of a newly revamped human cast next year.
Matt Smith Rumored For 'Star Wars: Episode 7,' Jason Flemyng Posts Page From Script Plus 1981 'Star Wars' Re-Release Trailer
fb.indiewire.com – While we have yet to see the role of planets Endor and Tatooine in J.J. Abrams' "Star Wars: Episode 7," we're already deeply exploring Planets Rumor and Speculation as everyone tries to figure out: what it's going to be about and who will be in it. And today's latest guesswork belongs to two British actors who may or may not be involved with this down the line. 2 weeks 4 days ago via theothersenhman
collider.com – As if there was any doubt, R2-D2 will definitely be making an appearance in J.J. Abrams upcoming sequel Star Wars: Episode VII. Abrams’ production company Bad Robot recently teased an image of Abrams and producer Kathleen Kennedy standing alongside R2 in the Star Wars “workshop,” hinting at the droid’s appearance in the film, and now Variety has confirmed that R2 is in Episode VII. 2 weeks 5 days ago via brucelee
wegotthiscovered.com – A few weeks ago Disney posted the site opencastingcall2013.com, saying that they were traveling to multiple cities casting two characters named Rachel and Thomas. That didn’t fool anyone though and news shot through the internet about the open casting call for Star Wars: Episode VII with more power than the Millennium Falcon’s hyperdrive. 3 weeks 2 hours ago via brucelee
4:52 PM 11/14/2013 by Jeff Giles
We received word of a screenwriter change and an official release date last week, so it would seem unreasonable to expect more in the way of official information regarding Star Wars: Episode VII anytime soon. In that spirit, we're more than happy to accept a snapshot from writer/director J.J. Abrams from the Wars workshop -- especially one that seems to confirm the return of a certain beloved character.
variety.com – Six months after the new “Star Wars” shoot was set for London, California Film Commission chief Amy Lemisch is still steamed about the it. “I have a giant list of major projects that California has lost because we can’t compete on incentives and ‘Star Wars’ is at the top,” Lemisch said at the FilmL.A. 4 weeks 3 days ago via jetli