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Disney Confirms 'Star Wars: Episode VII' on Target for 2015

Star Wars: Episode VII - MWB

Disney has been pretty slow to release official information about its slate of upcoming Star Wars sequels, but nobody gets out of CinemaCon without making a few big announcements, and this one's sort of a doozy, albeit in classically circumspect Mouse House fashion: Episode VII is indeed coming to theaters in 2015, with a new Star Wars-related film to follow every summer.


The empire strikes: Disney shutters LucasArts games studio

Lucas Arts - The Globe and Mail

Walt Disney Co. plans to shut the 30-year-old LucasArts studio it inherited with the acquisition of George Lucas’ film company last year, and focus on licensing its Star Wars brand externally, a spokesman said on Wednesday.


Ford not 'yet' ready to talk 'Star Wars' sequels

Harrison Ford

Harrison Ford isn't ready — "yet" — to talk about his reported part in Disney's planned "Star Wars" sequel, but he praises its director, J.J. Abrams. "I think he's fantastic," Ford said in a recent interview.Read more on


Preview: 'William Shakespeare's Star Wars'

William Shakespeare's Star Wars

This morning I brought you an exclusive look at the new Lego Star Wars book. Now we have another Force-related preview. This time, the mashup is a little odder: It blends the Star Wars universe with the work of The Bard. William Shakespeare's Star Wars: Verily, A New Hope by Ian Doescher arrives this summer from Quirk Books.


Disney working on standalone Star Wars movies

Star Wars fans have more than just Episodes 7, 8 and 9 to look forward to. Disney CEO Bob Iger said at the annual shareholders meeting in Phoenix on Wednesday that the company is developing "some standalone movies" featuring Star Wars characters.


Carrie Fisher Confirms She'll Be in 'Star Wars: Episode VII'

Carrie Fisher - MWB

If there are any doubts as to whether or not Carrie Fisher will return as Leia in Star Wars: Episode VII, those can be put to rest because Fisher has confirmed her involvement.


Obama Mixes Up 'Star Trek' And 'Star Wars' With 'Jedi Mind Meld' Quip

He's not a dictator and won't entertain the idea of a "Jedi mind meld" with opponents. There's no "secret formula or special sauce" he can slip foes to make them see things his way. And not to worry, he says, the situation may look dire but won't be an "apocalypse."


Mark Hamill Weighs in on 'Star Wars: Episode VII' Rumors

Mark Hamill

Thus far, Disney's announcement that it's shepherding a new wave of Star Wars movies has triggered a whole bunch of rumors and not much else -- but those intrepid souls over at Entertainment Tonight finally scored some semblance of a scoop by arranging for a sitdown with Mark "Luke Skywalker" Hamill.


First Stand-Alone 'Star Wars' Movie Rumored to Center on Yoda


We all know Yoda is the badassest Jedi master in that far away galaxy, but is he good enough to be the star of his own movie? We'll find out.


'Star Wars' Episodes II and III in 3-D delayed

Star Wars

The release of 3-D versions of "Star Wars" Episodes II and III, previously planned for next fall, have been postponed while Lucasfilm focuses on new episodes, the company said Monday.

Senh: The 3D re-release of the first episode did disappointing business.


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