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Fan Restoring Star Wars to Its Original, Unaltered State

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Everyone knows that the original three films in the Star Wars franchise—in their original, unaltered states—are way better than any series entry made since then. But while you can still enjoy the early-day antics of Luke, Leia, Han, and Chewie, you can’t watch the original originals. Beginning in 1997, George Lucas and his production company Lucasfilm started tinkering with the ...

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Lando not finished in any way, shape, or form

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Star Wars fan favourite Lando Calrissian could reappear in forthcoming episodes of the long-running space opera saga, producer Lawrence Kasdan has claimed. In a newly-posted interview with Vanity Fair, the co-screenwriter of upcoming instalment The Force Awakens said acolytes might not have seen the last of the iconic former smuggler turned rebel leader. Kasdan, who also co-wrote the film that ...

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George Lucas Thinks Howard The Duck Could Be A Good Movie

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Star Wars creator George Lucas thinks that a new Howard The Duck movie could be a hit—so long as Marvel Studios rendered the titular fowl in computer generated imaging. “Someday, I hope, Marvel will make a new version of Howard the Duck, and you’ll see it could be a good movie,” Lucas told Wired Magazine. “A digital duck will make ...

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Return of the Jedi almost didn’t happen…

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Say what you will about Return Of The Jedi, but the final chapter of the original Star Wars trilogy was an unequivocal masterpiece of filmmaking compared to the prequels. The third film of the epic space opera gave us some truly iconic cinema moments, such as the unmasking of Darth Vader (not to mention his redemption and his son saving ...

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Why is Luke Skywalker Hiding?

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As you might expect, the Fourth of May made it a pretty big week for Star Wars Episode 7 news. Vanity Fair has a long history with putting out a big summer issue on the occasion of a new Star Wars movie and this year proved to be no different. The magazine dropped some huge Annie Leibovitz photos that gave ...

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Disney Considering a Star Wars Channel

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via IGN. Disney Considering a Star Wars Channel? Disney is currently looking into expanding its reach within the television sphere by considering creating dedicated channels for its Marvel and Star Wars properties. Company CEO Robert Iger suggested such a move during last week’s conference call, noting that while Disney already has a major stake in movies, theme parks, and toys, there’s plenty of ...

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25 Things You Didn’t Know About George Lucas

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George Lucas didn’t just create the “Star Wars” universe. The filmmaker, who turns 71 on May 14, pretty much created the cinematic universe we live in now, the ones whose cornerstones include the THX sound system at your multiplex, the Pixar movies that have dominated animation for the past 20 years, and the Industrial Light & Magic special-effects house, whose ...

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Star Wars Restaurant Is Coming To Disney World

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The new “Star Wars” movie “The Force Awakens” won’t be released for seven months, but Disney has already started drumming up excitement for the film in a major way. The latest marketing gambit? A “Star Wars”-themed pop-up restaurant. Or rather, in Disney’s own words, “A ‘Star Wars’ Lounge Experience.” Called the Rebel Hangar, this lounge experience will be held at ...

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James Bond a Stormtrooper?

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James Bond is playing a Stormtrooper in Star Wars: The Force Awakens Looks like James Bond has been given a license to wear shiny white body armor. Daniel Craig, currently filming the next Bond adventure, Spectre, has long been rumored to have a cameo in J.J. Abrams’ first Star Wars film, Episode VII: The Force Awakens. Simon Pegg, who worked ...

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