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'Star Wars: Episode VII' Has A Title, Wraps Filming

November 6th, 2014 10:09pm EST
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Just over a year until its release, Star Wars: Episode VII has gotten an official title.

The film's official facebook page shared an image of the franchise's logo, showing the new subtitle "The Force Awakens."

The caption for the image was big news also: "'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' has completed principal photography."

The cast and crew of the film, directed by J.J. Abrams, celebrated the wrap of filming last weekend, and everyone received a baseball cap and a note from producers Abrams, Kathleen Kennedy and Brian Burk.

"It is a true honor and absolute joy to come to set every day a...
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Mark Hamill Thrilled About 'Extraordinarily Talented' Star Wars Cast

May 1st, 2014 8:24am EDT
Mark Hamill Thrilled About 'Extraordinarily Talented' Star Wars
At least one of the cast members of "Star Wars: Episode VII" is thrilled with yesterday's cast reveal. Mark Hamill, who plays Luke Skywalker in the iconic franchise, tweeted early Thursday morning: "UK table read- I was knocked out by the diverse & extraordinarily talented new cast members. WOW they're good! The saga is in superb hands."

Director J.J. Abrams announced the cast on Tuesday, saying in a statement: "We are so excited to finally share the cast of Star Wars: Episode VII. It is both thrilling and surreal to watch the beloved original cast and these brilliant new performers come t...
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Official Cast Announced For 'Star Wars: Episode VII'

April 29th, 2014 7:01pm EDT
Star Wars Episode VII Cast
A day after reports that Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill all happened to be in London, England, where Star Wars: Episode VII just happens to be filming, the official casting announcement for the film was released on StarWars.com. And, indeed, the three stars will be returning for at least the first film in the new trilogy.

Ford, Fisher and Hamill will also be joined by Peter Mayhew, who returns to the saga as the Wookiee Chewbacca and Anthony Daniels, who will once again don the gold outfit of droid C-3PO.

Ford prompted speculation earlier this month when he was photographed ...
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Lucasfilm Unveils 'Star Wars' Deleted Scenes From Upcoming Blu-ray Set At Comic Con (Video)

July 26th, 2011 10:37pm EDT
Star Wars Saga Blu-ray
Fans at this year's Comic Con who attended the Star Wars Fan Movie Awards were surprised with a short teaser for the upcoming (Sept. 16) Star Wars Saga Blu-ray release featuring a few storied deleted scenes from the original trilogy.

The clip includes a short teaser from last year's event, in which Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) is shown building his green lightsaber before heading off to save Han Solo (Harrison Ford) from Jabba The Hutt.

Also included in the clip are shots of a sandstorm scene and an extended shield generator battle from Return of the Jedi; escaping Wampa snow creatures fr...
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Celebrity Birthdays, August 24

August 24th, 2007 3:00am EDT
Rupert Grint
Happy Birthday to "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" actor Rupert Grint (1988), "One Tree Hill" actor Chad Michael Murray (1981), comedian Dave Chappelle (1973), Sepultura guitarist Andreas Kisser (1968), actress Marlee Matlin (1965), "Anchorman" actor David Koechner (1962), talk show host Craig Kilborn (1962), baseball legend Cal Ripken Jr. (1960), "Police Academy" actor Steve Guttenberg (1958), French composer Jean-Michel Jarre (1948), WWE owner Vince McMahon (1945), Traffic drummer Jim Capaldi (1944), Quicksilver Messenger Service bassist John Cipollina (1943; d. 1989), guitarist Maso...
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Celebrity Birthdays, August 24

August 24th, 2006 3:00am EDT
Dave Chappelle
Happy Birthday to "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" actor Rupert Grint (1988), "One Tree Hill" actor Chad Michael Murray (1981), comedian Dave Chappelle (1973), Sepultura guitarist Andreas Kisser (1968), actress Marlee Matlin (1965), "Anchorman" actor David Koechner (1962), talk show host Craig Kilborn (1962), baseball legend Cal Ripken Jr. (1960), "Police Academy" actor Steve Guttenberg (1958), French composer Jean-Michel Jarre (1948), WWE owner Vince McMahon (1945), Traffic drummer Jim Capaldi (1944), Quicksilver Messenger Service bassist John Cipollina (1943; d. 1989), guitarist Maso...
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