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Mark Hamill: 'Harrison Ford Will Bounce Back'

25th July 2014

Star Wars actor Mark Hamill has branded Harrison Ford's on-set accident "really terrible" but insists the Hollywood legend is now "doing really well".The Indiana Jones star, 71, broke his leg on the set of the...

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Star Wars Episode Vii: J.j. Abrams Performs An X-wing Ship Tease While Plot Rumors Abound

By Jack de Aguilar | 22nd July 2014

J.J. Abrams has been incrementally dripping visual information regarding the upcoming reboot, Star Wars: Episode VII; we’ve had a glimpse at a bustling Tattooine marketplace and a chess table from the Millennium Falcon. Now, while...

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Fascinating Fact: 4296110

21st July 2014

Director J.J. Abrams is bolstering the big prize for an ongoing Unicef Star Wars competition by offering the lucky winner a private advance screening of his highly-anticipated Star Wars: Episode Vii for 20 people, in...

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Star Wars: Episode Vii Plot Leak, Or Luke Skywalker's Severed Hand

By Michael West | 21st July 2014

A Star Wars Episode 7 plot leak, from the usually reliable Badass Digest, has thrown the Universe into disarray this weekend. We're still treating this as a rumour, but if you're totally against hearing anything...

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Who Will Christina Chong Play In 'Star Wars: Episode Vii'?

By Michael West | 19th July 2014

Actress Christina Chong, probably best known for 24: Live Another Day, has signed on for a small role in JJ Abrams' 'Star Wars: Episode 7', according to Latino Review. Chong's previous credits include Madonna's W.E.Her...

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Harrison Ford Battling Back From Broken Leg Woe

14th July 2014

Injured actor Harrison Ford is facing his health crisis "like a real trouper" and is determined to return to the set of the new Star Wars movie as soon as possible, according to co-star Andy...

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Harrison Ford's Injury Halts Star Wars Production For Two Weeks

6th July 2014

Production on J.J. Abrams' highly-anticipated Star Wars: Episode Vii film will be suspended for two weeks in August (14) as a result of Harrison Ford's onset injury.The veteran actor, 71, sustained a broken leg in...

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Kevin Smith's Star Wars Episode Vii Set Visit: We Now Know About Stormtroopers

By Jack de Aguilar | 3rd July 2014

While Star Wars: Episode VII without Stormtroopers would have been difficult to stomach; Kevin Smith’s recent visit to the set has all but confirmed their existence in the new movie.Smith posted a selfie in which...

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Kevin Smith In Tears During Star Wars Set Visit

1st July 2014

Actor/director Kevin Smith broke down in tears during a visit to the set of the new Star Wars movie in Britain.The funnyman jetted to London this week (beg30Jun14) to perform a number of shows with...

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No 'Star Wars Episode Vii' News Means Kevin Smith Takes Centre Stage

By Jack de Aguilar | 1st July 2014

Star Wars Episode VII has done a pretty good job of churning out fairly newsworthy stuff since it was announced following Disney’s acquisition of LucasFilm and everything related to a galaxy far, far away.Yes, ‘this...

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Injured Harrison Ford Back On His Feet

30th June 2014

Harrison Ford is back on his feet, less than three weeks after breaking his leg while filming Star Wars: Episode Vii in the U.K.The 71-year-old movie star recently underwent surgery and briefly returned to the...

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Carrie Fisher's Daughter Lands Role In Star Wars - Report

30th June 2014

Carrie Fisher's daughter has landed a role in the new Star Wars movie, according to a U.K. report.Fisher found fame as Princess Leia in the original sci-fi trilogy and is reportedly resuming her role in...

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Star Wars Bosses Deny Beefing Up Oscar Isaac's Role In Ford's Absence

25th June 2014

Disney studio bosses behind Star Wars: Episode Vii have denied reports suggesting director J.J. Abrams is expanding actor Oscar Isaac's role in the highly-anticipated movie after an on-set injury forced Harrison Ford out of action.The...

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May The Force Be With Him! But Who Is Star Wars Episode Viii Director Rian Johnson?

By Stephanie Chase | 24th June 2014

In the latest round of Star Wars news, Rian Johnson is said to be directing Episode VIII, ie the one that comes after the one that JJ Abrams is currently filming. According to Deadline the...

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David Cronenberg Turned Down Star Wars Sequel

23rd June 2014

Revered moviemaker David Cronenberg has revealed he was offered the chance to direct one of the new Star Wars films but turned Disney executives down.The Naked Lunch and Eastern Promises director tells The Hollywood Reporter...

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This Headline Has Tom Cruise And Star Wars In It. So...

By Jack de Aguilar | 23rd June 2014

We’ve been privy to some pretty outlandish rumours surrounding the upcoming sci-fi reboot, but Tom Cruise for Star Wars Episode VII is the best one yet. The Mission Impossible actor has reportedly spoken to director...

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Harrison Ford Spotted Using Wheelchair After Star Wars Accident

22nd June 2014

Harrison Ford has been spotted using a wheelchair after breaking his leg on set of the new Star Wars movie.The veteran actor's leg was crushed by the door of a spacecraft prop during filming of...

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5 Things We Didn't Know About Lupita Nyong'o Before Her Vogue Cover

By Elinor Cosgrave | 22nd June 2014

Lupita Nyong'o has graced the cover of Vogue for the fashion bible's July cover. The 31-year-old actress looked and sounded fantastic in the pictures and accompanying interview. The relative newcomer to our screens stole our...

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Harrison Ford To Return To U.s. For Six Months Of Rehab - Report

21st June 2014

Harrison Ford will take six months off from filming the new Star Wars movie in Britain to return to the U.S. for treatment on his shattered leg, according to a U.K. report.The Indiana Jones actor...

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What You Need To Know About Rian Johnson's Star Wars Appointment

By Jack de Aguilar | 21st June 2014

We don’t get many leftfield directorial appointments in the world of movies, so Rian Johnson’s Star Wars nod really is something to savour. Johnson will direct Star Wars Episode VIII, and word on the street...

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Rian Johnson Set To Direct 'Star Wars: Episode Viii' & 'Star Wars: Episode Ix'

By Nick Hill | 21st June 2014

The forthcoming 'Star Wars' trilogy may have just found its next director.Lucasfilm have apparently approached filmmaker Rian John to write and direct 'Star Wars: Episode VII' and 'Star Wars: Episode IX,' Deadline reports.The 40 year-old...

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Rian Johnson In Talks To Replace J.j. Abrams As The Next Star Wars Director - Report

20th June 2014

Filmmaker Rian Johnson is reportedly in talks to take over directing the next two Star Wars films in the franchise from J.J. Abrams.Abrams is currently filming Star Wars: Episode Vii in England, but bosses at...

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Harrison Ford Undergoes Surgery For Broken Leg

19th June 2014

Movie veteran Harrison Ford has undergone surgery to treat a broken leg following an accident on the set of the new Star Wars film.The 71-year-old actor was believed to have fractured his ankle during filming...

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Pinewood Studios - The New Home Of 'Star Wars' - To Double In Size

By Michael West | 19th June 2014

Pinewood-Shepperton, the studios behind Maleficent, Guardians of the Galaxy and the new Star Wars movies, have been granted permission to double in size with a £200 million project. The increase in capacity will see new...

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'Star Wars Episode Vii' Rumours - Will "Jedi-hunters" Be The Villains?

By Elinor Cosgrave | 17th June 2014

The plot of Star Wars is already being widely discussed despite the producers' attempts to keep the story line under wraps. Rumours are flying amuck about the possible plot and some of them are originating...

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Harrison Ford's Injury May Keep Him Out Of Action For Eight Weeks

16th June 2014

Harrison Ford will be sidelined for eight weeks after suffering a broken ankle following an accident on the Star Wars: Episode Vii set, according to reports.The movie star was airlifted to hospital in Oxford, England...

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Samuel L. Jackson Stunned By Harrison Ford's Onset Accident

16th June 2014

Samuel L. Jackson was stunned to hear of Harrison Ford's nasty onset accident and is convinced "something went terribly awry" on the Star Wars shoot.The Hollywood veteran was hospitalised in Oxford, England last week (ends15Jun14)...

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Harrison Ford To Be Shot From “Waist Up” For Star Wars: Episode Vii?

By Michael West | 16th June 2014

Harrison Ford’s son, Ben Ford, has speculated that his father could be shot from the waist up for Star Wars: Episode VII whilst he recuperates from an injured ankle. The 71-year-old, who plays Han Solo...

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Harrison Ford's Son Fears Dad Will Need A Plate And Screws Fixed To His Ankle

15th June 2014

Harrison Ford's son fears the movie star will need a plate and screws fixed in his ankle after his accident on the Star Wars: Episode Vii set last week (ends13Jun14).The actor was airlifted to a...

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Health And Safety Officials Launch Probe Into Harrison Ford's Injury

13th June 2014

Officials at Britain's health and safety body are to launch an investigation into Harrison Ford's accident on the set of the new Star Wars movie.The 71 year old was airlifted to hospital on Thursday (12Jun14)...

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