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  1. Revealed: the Star Wars: The Force Awakens micro-spoiler that will...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | The Sydney Morning Herald

    Chewbacca playing R2-D2 in a holographic chess game, while C3-PO looks on, in a scene from the 1977 film Star Wars. Photo: Supplied As fans of the original 1977 Star Wars film know, there is only one rule in the holographic chess game Dejarik: "Let the Wookie win."

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  2. Benicio Del Toro to play villain in 'Star Wars: Episode VIII'?Read the original story

    Friday Jul 24 | The Daily Star

    The forthcoming eighth instalment of the "Star Wars" franchise is reportedly eyeing actor Benicio Del Toro for the antagonist role. Toro, 48, is said to have an offer, although whether a deal can be made remains unclear, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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  3. Star Wars Shocker: Michael Jackson Wanted to Play Jar Jar BinksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | E! Online

    In a recent Vice interview, Ahmed Best , the actor who played the first computer generated character in the franchise, revealed that Michael Jackson approached director George Lucas in hopes of taking on the Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace role with the help of prosthetics and makeup similar to that of his "Thriller" video. After meeting Jackson backstage at a concert with Lucas and co-star Natalie Portman , Best said, "George introduced me as 'Jar Jar' and I was like, 'That's kind of weird.'

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  4. 'Pixels': A movie needs more than nostalgia to win over audiencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... film and a reboot of the classic science fiction film series, while this December will see the release of a new "Star Wars" film, complete with original series stars Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, and Mark Hamill. However, for some audience members, ...

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  5. Revealed: the Star Wars: The Force Awakens micro-spoiler that will...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Chewbacca playing R2-D2 in a holographic chess game, while C3-PO looks on, in a scene from the 1977 film Star Wars. Photo: Supplied As fans of the original 1977 Star Wars film know, there is only one rule in the holographic chess game Dejarik: "Let the Wookie win."

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  6. A solo for Solo - Han's backstoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | SFGate

    Jake Gyllenhaal in "Southpaw" - he transformed his body for the role but became a boxing fan for the first time as well. Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill in a scene from "Star Wars" - Ford's character, Han Solo, is getting a stand-alone movie.

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  7. Dallas Gaming ExpoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Dallas Observer

    ... in tournaments for big prizes. You'll also be able to shake hands and get autographs from famous celebrities like "Star Wars'" Peter Mayhew and "Austin Powers'" Verne Troyer, play games that don't require quarters or electronics in the tabletop ...

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  8. Star Wars: the Force Awakens Spoilers! Who Dies?!?!?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | YouBentMyWookie

    There's a huge rumor floating around some of the Star Wars sites that alleges not all of the original trilogy characters are going to survive The Force Awakens. Let's dive right in.

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  9. Salt Lake Comic Con gets trademark; Organizers optimistic about naming lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | KSL-TV

    ... "Vampire Diaries"; Sean Astin, "Lord of the Rings"; Christopher Gorham, "Once Upon a Time"; Anthony Daniels, "Star Wars"; and Scott Wilson, "The Walking Dead." KSL's Children's Television Programming Reports, as well as its FCC public inspection ...

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  10. How Charlie Hunnam's King Arthur Will Be Totally DifferentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Cinema Blend News

    ... he said, the pitfall lies in trying to make Arthur "bland and nice," which he says aren't "interesting to watch." Star Wars fans, brace yourself before continuing, because Ritchie went on to say that Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) "was always the most ...

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  11. First Look at animated Marvel's Guardians of the GalaxyRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 23 | The Disney Blog

    ... adventurer Peter Quill/Star-Lord, Trevor Devall ("Johnny Test") as fan-favorite Rocket Raccoon, Vanessa Marshall ("Star Wars Rebels") as the enigmatic, expert fighter Gamora, David Sobolov ("Transformers: Prime") as the rough-edged warrior Drax the ...

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  12. Benicio Del Toro Eyed for Star Wars: Episode VIII VillainRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | E! Online

    ... Cumberbatch ), but he appeared as The Collector in 2014's Guardians of the Galaxy . Rian Johnson is directing Star Wars Episode VIII , which is expected to start shooting in 2016. Ram Bergman is producing the film with Lucasfilm's Kathleen Kennedy . ...

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  13. First Guardians of the Galaxy Animated Series PromoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | IGN

    ... (Boy Meets World) as Peter Quill/Star-Lord, Trevor Devall (Johnny Test) as Rocket Raccoon, Vanessa Marshall (Star Wars Rebels) as Gamora, David Sobolov (Transformers: Prime) as Drax the Destroyer, Kevin Michael Richardson (The Cleveland Show) as ...

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  14. First Promo for Animated Guardians of the Galaxy Series DebutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | ComingSoon.net

    ... adventurer Peter Quill/Star-Lord, Trevor Devall ("Johnny Test") as fan-favorite Rocket Raccoon, Vanessa Marshall ("Star Wars Rebels") as the enigmatic, expert fighter Gamora, David Sobolov ("Transformers: Prime") as the rough-edged warrior Drax the ...

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  15. Benicio Del Toro Frontrunner To Land Star Wars Villain Role - ReportRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 21 | WENN Blog

    Actor Benicio Del Toro has emerged as the frontrunner to tackle the role of the villain in the next Star Wars franchise sequel. Producers at Disney have already made an offer to the Traffic star to feature in Star Wars: Episode VIII, although multiple reports suggest negotiations are still in the early stages.

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  16. Amy Schumer's 'Star Wars' Cover 'Inappropriate,' Says LucasfilmRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | News Max

    Amy Schumer's cover shoot parody of "Star Wars" for GQ was denounced as "inappropriate" by both Disney and Lucasfilm on Thursday after the pictures became an online sensation last week. Schumer, 34, is featured in the shoot as she dances provocatively with Stormtroopers, finds a new way to use a lightsaber, gets frisky with C-3PO, and hops topless into bed with both C-3PO and R2-D2 as she smokes a cigarette, according to The Hollywood Reporter .

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  17. The Footwear Awakens! Star Wars vet Harrison Ford, 73, stays...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Daily Mail

    The Footwear Awakens! Star Wars vet Harrison Ford, 73, stays on-trend with red-hot sneakers as he meets a friend for dinner in LA The 73-year-old Star Wars, Episode VII - The Force Awakens actor coupled a very nice casual dinner outfit with a blaring loud pair of red trainers when meeting a friend for dinner in the Brentwood neighborhood of Los Angeles.

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  18. Forget Benicio del Toro - Darth Vader is the ultimate - Star Wars' villainRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 21 | New York Post

    When Darth Vader breathes - just breathes! - heads turn. It's an iconic wheeze that, 38 years later, is still better-known than the name of any subsequent "Star Wars" villain.

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  19. Benicio Del Toro may conjure the Dark Side in Star Wars Episode 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Digital Trends

    While the new Star Wars trilogy has made news in the past by casting lesser-known actors in important roles, it appears that Disney and Lucasfilm are going big game hunting for Episode VIII . The studios are reportedly eyeing Benicio Del Toro for the role of an unidentified villain.

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  20. Benicio del Toro to play villain in 'Star Wars: Episode VIII'?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | UPI

    ... to Variety . Sources told The Wrap Disney and Lucasfilm are keen on having the Academy Award winner come on board. Star Wars: Episode VIII will be directed by Brick and Looper helmer Rian Johnson, who is also attached to write Star Wars: Episode IX ...

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