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comingsoon.net – Following yesterday's footage from the Detroit set of Transformers: Age of Extinction comes this new video from Entertainment Tonight 's visit to the Hong Kong set. 3 weeks 1 day ago via donnieyen
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. 3 weeks 1 day 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. 3 weeks 2 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 4 days 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. 5 weeks 14 hours ago via jetli
latino-review.com – The BBC is reporting that Disney is planning open auditions for two lead roles for the upcoming “Star Wars: Episode VII.” According to the British outlet, the UK leg of the auditions will begin as soon as later this week. While it may seem like an unorthodox move, keep in mind that the original Star Wars films had relative unknowns in a few of their lead roles, so if this is true it demonstrates that the team behind this one is also interested in finding fresh faces. 5 weeks 1 day ago via jetli
variety.com – “Evil Dead” star Lou Taylor Pucci and Nadia Hilker will star in sci-fi horror film “Spring,” with shooting starting later this month in Italy. XYZ Films has picked up all worldwide sales rights and will sell “Spring” at the American Film Market. Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead, creators of “Resolution,” are directing from Benson’s script.... 5 weeks 2 days ago via donnieyen
5:14 PM 11/4/2013 by Jeff Giles
Attack the Block director Joe Cornish fielded all kinds of offers after that movie hit -- including an attention-getting invitation to take over the Star Trek franchise from the departing J.J. Abrams. Cornish turned it down, but he must have given the studio the impression that he could be wooed, because that's reportedly exactly what Paramount is doing.
screenrant.com – After the shock wore off from last year’s news that Disney had acquired Lucasfilm and were committed to releasing new Star Wars movies every year, the conversation turned to the new creative forces driving the franchise. Despite a flurry of rumors, the facts remain: J.J. Abrams is directing Star Wars: 5 weeks 4 days ago via brucelee