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Star Wars: Filming Standalone in UK is a Win-Win

The decision to film a new Star Wars standalone movie in the U.K. turns out to be a win-win situation for the country and the studios producing the films. George Osborne, U.K.’s chancellor of the exchequer, hailed the decision to …

Star Wars VII Will Hit Theaters on December 18, 2015 Star Wars VII Will Hit Theaters on December 18, 2015

In a galaxy far, far, away… It won’t be long now. The highly anticipated Star Wars: Episode VII will be coming to a theater near you starting on December 18, 2015. Pre-production for the seventh installment of one the most …

Star Wars Spinoff Movies Are in the Works Star Wars Spinoff Movies Are in the Works

Ever since The Walt Disney Company bought Lucasfilm late last year, Star Wars fans have been alternately worried and hopeful about the world’s most famous sci-fi brand returning to the big screen. The choice of J.J. Abrams to direct Star …

Parody Envisions the New Star Wars Director Brainstorm Over at Disney HQ Parody Envisions the New Star Wars Director Brainstorm Over at Disney HQ
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Now that the Star Wars franchise is in the (hopefully) capable hands of Disney, people are already speculating as to who might helm the next installment, slated for a 2015 release. This clever parody imagines what might be going on …

Star Wars: Episode 7 To Be Original Story? Star Wars: Episode 7 To Be Original Story?

Since the announcement was made yesterday that Disney has bought LucasFilms, rumors have been flying around the web, with Twitter blowing up at the mere mention of a new Star Wars film. Obviously, with the level of love hardcore fans …

Disney Buys Lucasfilm, Star Wars Episode 7 Coming in 2015 Disney Buys Lucasfilm, Star Wars Episode 7 Coming in 2015
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This is real. All the information that follows (except the speculative final paragraph) comes from a Disney statement released this afternoon. The Walt Disney Company today announced that it will acquire Lucasfilm Ltd. from George Lucas, who owns the entirety …

Star Wars Takes the World’s Money [Infographic] Star Wars Takes the World’s Money [Infographic]

In case you didn’t know, Star Wars is A. Very popular, and B. A cash cow for George Lucas. Why else do you think he has made 79 remakes of his films? I mean, come on! How many times do …

Apple Hires THX’s Tomlinson Holman? Apple Hires THX’s Tomlinson Holman?
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In well-that-probably-means-something news, Apple has apparently grabbed famed audio engineer and inventor Tomlinson Holman to head audio at the company. “Tech Pundit” Leo Laporte tweeted this earlier today: @leolaporteLeo LaporteI have it on good authority that Tomlinson Holman (of THX …

George Lucas Declares Trademark War On Digg
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There’s no balance in the Force with the Digg.com around, says LucasFilms, who has filed a trademark complaint against the social news site. Diggers haven’t been this torn since they walked out of The Phantom Menace and realized how much it sucked.