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Benedict Cumberbatch Says He Isn't In 'Star Wars'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 04.14.2014 | Entertainment

Cross him off, then. According to reports from Australian entertainment news site The Iris, Benedict Cumberbatch told an Oz Comic Con crowd that he wa...

Some Actual 'Star Wars' News

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 03.18.2014 | Entertainment

Time for some actual news about "Star Wars: Episode VII." According to Lucasfilm, production will begin on J.J. Abrams' science-fiction sequel in May ...

Apparently 'Star Wars: Episode VII' Casting Is Complete

Posted 02.11.2014 | Entertainment

As usual, the latest "Star Wars: Episode VII" details are just specific enough to qualify as news and just vague enough to maintain the movie's never-...

'Girls' Star Adam Driver Gets His Own 'Star Wars' Rumor

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

Back in November of last year, it was rumored that "Girls" star Adam Driver was in contention to play Nightwing in the upcoming "Man of Steel" sequel....

Here's a Picture Of J.J. Abrams & R2D2

Posted 11.14.2013 | Entertainment

The Force is strong over at J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot offices. On Wednesday, Abrams' production company tweeted a picture of the "Episode VII" director s...

Chiwetel Ejiofor Added To 'Star Wars' Rumor Mill

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.03.2013 | Entertainment

Because an actor isn't truly an actor until they're rumored for a role in "Star Wars," Chiwetel Ejiofor is the latest name to surface as a potential p...

Stop Freaking Out About Star Wars

Mike Ryan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ryan

There has been a lot of doom and gloom surrounding the development of Episode VII as of late. There have been rumblings for awhile that J.J. Abrams hasn't been the happiest of souls thus far, as production crawls along. Last week's departure of screenwriter Michael Arndt (who wrote the first Episode VII treatment and script) only added fuel to this already explosive story.

'Episode VII' Isn't The First Time There Was A 'Star Wars' Script Shakeup

Mike Ryan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ryan

On Thursday, news broke that Michael Arndt's script for Star Wars: Episode VII was being rewritten by J.J. Abrams and Lawrence Kasdan, effectively b...

Michael Arndt Isn't Writing 'Star Wars: Episode VII' Anymore

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 10.24.2013 | Entertainment

Close to one year after being hired to write "Star Wars: Episode VII," Oscar-winning screenwriter Michael Arndt has departed the project. The news was...

Saoirse Ronan Held Pretend Lightsaber For 'Star Wars'

Posted 10.04.2013 | Entertainment

Saoirse Ronan has already confirmed that she auditioned for "Star Wars: Episode VII," but in an interview with Empire, the actress revealed she actual...

Saoirse Ronan Confirms 'Star Wars' Rumor

Posted 10.01.2013 | Entertainment

Saoirse Ronan is among an inordinate number of actors who have already been associated with "Star Wars: Episode VII," and now the star has confirmed s...

J.J. Abrams Wants An 'Authentic' 'Star Wars'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 09.20.2013 | Entertainment

J.J. Abrams hasn't said much about "Star Wars: Episode VII" in recent months -- he was absent from Disney's D23 fan expo in August, a decision that le...

Benedict Cumberbatch Cast In 'Star Wars'?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 09.03.2013 | Entertainment

Benedict Cumberbatch is the latest star rumored to have a role "Star Wars: Episode VII," this according to the site Film Chronicles. Lucasfilm had ...

Big Change In 'Star Wars' Filming

Posted 08.23.2013 | Entertainment

This is probably not the "Star Wars" news fans are looking for, but J.J. Abrams has hired Dan Mindel to be the cinematographer on "Episode VII." Minde...

Familiar Face Back For More 'Star Wars'

Posted 07.27.2013 | Entertainment

The new "Star Wars" trilogy is gaining another familiar face in John Williams, who composed the scores for all six of the saga's previous entries. Fol...

Huge 'Star Wars' Rumor DENIED

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 07.23.2013 | Entertainment

J.J. Abrams is still directing "Star Wars: Episode VII," this despite a big rumor circulating the web on Monday that he was leaving the project. "T...

Will He Return For 'Star Wars'?

AP | CHRIS TALBOTT | Posted 09.19.2013 | Entertainment

SAN DIEGO — Samuel L. Jackson's just like everybody else: He has no idea what's going on with the new "Star Wars" films. Jackson was at Comic-C...

Let's Cast The New 'Star Wars' Movie

Mike Ryan | Posted 08.21.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ryan

Earlier this week, a casting breakdown for Star Wars: Episode VII made the rounds across the internet. The descriptions are vague, yet each description so accurately describes a specific individual, it's hard to believe this movie has yet to be cast.

George Lucas Hasn't Spoken With J.J. Abrams About 'Star Wars'

Posted 06.18.2013 | Entertainment

George Lucas is acting as a creative consultant on "Star Wars: Episode VII," but he hasn't done any consulting. At least not yet. In a new interview w...

A 'Star Wars' Role Would Be 'Crazy Cool'

Posted 06.06.2013 | Entertainment

Eight "Harry Potter" films apparently didn't sate Daniel Radcliffe's appetite for franchises. The 23-year-old actor says he wouldn't mind a role in th...

Star Trek vs. Star Wars: A Modern Hatfield's vs. McCoy's Feud Redux

Darryl Woodard | Posted 07.30.2013 | Entertainment
Darryl Woodard

Is it too much to ask for someone to like both Star Trek and Star Wars?

The Battle Between 'Star Trek' & 'Star Wars'

Mike Ryan | Posted 07.16.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ryan

I've never really understood the divide between Star Wars and Star Trek fans. As far I can tell, they're just two sides of the same tragic coin. Yes, Star Wars happened to be the popular entity when I was in elementary school. While we were playing Star Wars (which pretty much consisted of children running around the playground pretending to fly an X-Wing fighter; the children pretending to be Han Solo and Chewbacca had to run around together in unison), the Star Trek kids were over by the fence, burning stuff with a magnifying glass.

J.J. Abrams Takes 'Star Wars' Ideas From Shatner, Billy Dee Williams

Posted 05.16.2013 | Entertainment

J.J. Abrams stopped by "Jimmy Kimmel Live" to promote his new "Star Trek Into Darkness" film, but Jimmy was ready to move on to his next big project. ...

From 'Star Trek' To 'Star Wars'

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 07.13.2013 | Entertainment

LONDON — J.J. Abrams is master of one universe – and he's about to try conquering another. The director who rebooted "Star Trek" for a ne...

No More 'Star Trek'?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.06.2013 | Entertainment

When Disney and Lucasfilm made the surprise announcement that J.J. Abrams had been hired to direct "Star Wars: Episode VII," many fans wondered what t...