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Star Wars: Episode IX May be Directed by J. J. Abrams, Too

At the time of writing, we're 273 days, 13 hours, 40 minutes and 23 seconds away from the release of Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens. You can tell we're excited, right? With tried-and-tested sci-fi director and hardcore Star Wars fan J. J. Abrams in the director's chair, it's looking likely a return to form for the classic space-faring series. Read More >>

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Apple’s Jony Ive Helped Design Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Lightsabers

He's made computers with the iMac, phones with the iPhone and even watches with the upcoming Apple Watch. But Chingford-born Jonathan Ive, Apple's Brit abroad design guru, won't be limited to products of this world alone – he's even helping design products for a galaxy far, far away. Read More >>

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Waxwork Yoda and Darth Vader to Death-Stare at New Madame Tussauds London Star Wars Exhibition

Need a Star Wars fix ahead of The Force Awakens' December 18th release date? Leave that X-Wing in the garage -- you'll only need to make your way to London's Baker Street, where this May Madame Tussauds will be opening up an "immersive experience" based on the Star Wars franchise. Read More >>

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Massive Star Wars: Episode VII Concept Art Leak Hints at Plot Details

*SPOILER ALERT* Read no further if you want next year's Star Wars film to be a total surprise. Read More >>

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Star Wars: Episode VII Has Begun Filming Even as Casting Continues

The Force is strong with Disney's first stab at bringing the Star Wars universe back to cinemas, with a studio boss announcing that the production's cameras have already started rolling weeks ahead of schedule. Read More >>

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Is Girls Anti-Hero Adam Driver Star Wars: Episode VII‘s “New Darth Vader”?

We're pretty sure that Mark "Luke Skywalker" Hamill, Harrison "Han Solo" Ford and Carrie "Princess Leia" Fisher are reprising their most-loved roles for J. J. Abrams Star Wars: Episode VII. Will Adam Driver of Girls fame be the villain wielding the Dark Side of the Force against them? Read More >>

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Force-Choked Abrams Relieved by Star Wars: Episode VII Delays

With the script having changed hands now more often than the Millenium Falcon, there seemed to be a tremor in the force every time new Star Wars: Episode VII news was announced. However, moving from a summer 2015 release slot to the winter of that same year has pleased at least one person -- the film's director, J.J. Abrams. Read More >>

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Disney Now Accepting Online Star Wars: Episode VII Audition Tapes

Can't make it down to one of the many open auditions taking place up and down the country for the new Star Wars film? Not to worry, as Disney are now accepting audition submissions online. Probably a safer bet than stuffing a message in an escape-pod-bound droid and hoping for the best. Star Wars Kid below must have had insider knowledge all those years ago. [Metro] Read More >>

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Star Wars: Episode VII Will Hit Cinemas on 18th December 2015

So that's next, next Christmas sorted then. Those looking to put into practice the years they've spent perfecting their Jedi mind tricks and lightsabre twirls should head down to Bristol tomorrow, where the first round of open auditions for the new Star Wars movie is taking place. [BBC] Read More >>

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Want to be In the New Star Wars Film? “Beautiful” Wannabe-Jedi Should Head to Bristol

It may be set in a galaxy far, far away, but open auditions for Star Wars: Episode VII will be taking place in the far more earthly surroundings of Bristol. Read More >>

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Star Wars: Episode VII Delays Inevitable as J.J. Abrams and Kasdan Begin Script Overhaul

Those holding out (a new) hope for the upcoming Star Wars sequels have been dealt a blow. Though Toy Story scribe Michael Arndt reached for the sky with his Episode VII script, he's now been relieved of his duties, putting the seventh Star Wars film's intended 2015 release into question. I have a bad feeling about this. Read More >>

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This Portrait of Old Star Wars Characters Should Be the Movie Poster for Star Wars Episode VII

Since it's pretty much an open secret that the old cast members of the original Star Wars trilogy are coming back for the next movie, this portrait of them at their current age should absolutely be the next movie poster for Episode VII. Hand painted by artist Adam Schickling, the portrait captures our favourite heroes with all their beautiful wrinkles. Read More >>