Star Wars: The Force Awakens

This edition of news from a galaxy far, far away includes:

  • Daisy Ridley has read the Episode 8 script
  • Star Wars in Concert will be back in 2016
  • A NASA engineer explains how real Death Star would be built
  • Some real military personnel will be extras in Rogue One
  • The Death Star model from A New Hope was once lost
  • Stephen Colbert convinces Harrison Ford to do The Force Awakens
  • Star Wars: Kanan comic book will be canceled in 2016
  • How do you cast a young Han Solo?

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This week includes updates for the revival of Mystery Science Theater 3000, a surprising choice to play the titular monster in The Mummy, nominations for the Golden Globes and Screen Actors Guild awards, trailers for The BFG, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 and X-Men: Apocalypse, and much more.

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The Top 20 Stories of the Week are the stories we think you should check out on /Film from the previous week.

This week we got updates on the next season of Fargo, a Rambo TV series with Sylvester Stallone, the return of Samurai Jack, a director for Black Panther and a teaser for Game of Thrones. There were also new trailers for The Nice Guys from Shane Black, an international trailer for Zoolander 2 and of course, the latest trailer for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.

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The Top 20 Stories of the Week are the stories we think you should check out on /Film from the previous week.

This week we’ve got an update on another Riddick sequel and a spin-off TV series, Kevin Bacon returning to the world of Tremors, bad news for anyone anticipating Fantastic Four 2 and a major Game of Thrones teaser for the sixth season. Plus, we’ve got a bunch of new Star Wars and Marvel Studios updates, along with new The Force Awakens TV spots and the Captain America: Civil War trailer.

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It was I who allowed the Alliance to know the location of the Star Wars Bits. It is quite safe from your pitiful little band. This edition of news from a galaxy far, far away includes:

  • An extended scene from The Force Awakens was screened.
  • 30 minutes of The Force Awakens score not in the movie will be released.
  • Carrie Fisher talks about how Leia has changed in The Force Awakens.
  • Empire has six collectible The Force Awakens covers for their December issue.
  • Wired has the blueprints for Starkiller Base and a gallery of dozens of props.
  • Jimmy Kimmel‘s interviews with the cast of The Force Awakens.
  • Bandai‘s new riot control First Order Stormtrooper looks awesome.
  • New Journey to the Force Awakens book covers featuring new aliens.
  • Disney’s Hollywood Studios isn’t getting Season of the Force.
  • Google Cardboard getting Star Wars VR in December.
  • Costume designer Michael Kaplan talks extensively about work on The Force Awakens.
  • Video from inside Gallery 1988’s The Art Awakens exhibition.

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Best Stories of the Week is a round-up of the week’s best and biggest stories, from news to editorials to trailers.

This week we had plenty of Star Wars updates that we’ve rounded up, a director for the reboot of Tomb Raider, director Ridley Scott revealing the opening of Blade Runner 2, rumors of another X-Men movie shooting in 2017, Peter Jackson explaining why The Hobbit wasn’t up to snuff, a review of the forthcoming Rocky spin-off Creed and much more.

A plethora of trailers was also unleashed including Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart in Central Intelligence, Melissa McCarthy in The Boss, a new look at A Very Murray Christmas, and the first trailers for sequels such as Zoolander 2, Snow White and the Huntsman 2 and Now You See Me 2. There’s also a first look at the second seasons of Daredevil and Agent Carter.

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You don’t need guidance, Anakin. In time, you will learn to trust your Star Wars Bits. Then, you will be invincible. I have said it many times, you are the most gifted Jedi I have ever met. Here’s what we have for this edition of news from a galaxy far, far away:

  • A new high-resolution Millennium Falcon photo from The Force Awakens.
  • New female Star Wars fashion from Hot Topic and Her Universe.
  • Images of The Force Awakens soundtrack release.
  • Diving in the mystery of who is Maz Kanata.
  • High-resolution images of pieces from Gallery 1988’s The Art Awakens.
  • The Force Awakens will become a Dolby Cinema experience.
  • Hasbro is still catching up to meet demand for The Force Awakens toys.
  • Will The Force Awakens marketing change how blockbusters are promoted?
  • What to keep an eye out for at Season of the Force at Disney theme parks.
  • Disney’s Hollywood Studios has some Star Wars fun on the way.

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Best Stories of the Week is a round-up of the week’s best and biggest stories, from news to editorials to trailers.

This week we have updates on American Horror Story, a revival of Mystery Science Theater 3000, a new voice added to the LEGO Batman movie, a director confirmed for Gambit, a new Walking Dead villain and more.

New trailers include The Finest Hours, the next chapter in the Divergent series, a final red-band trailer for The Night Before, and the first trailer for Finding Dory, plus some revealing TV spots for Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

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His cells have the highest concentration of Star Wars Bits I have seen in a life-form. It was possible he was conceived by the Star Wars Bits.

  • Chewbacca‘s on-set hair care secrets from a key creature effects crew member.
  • See the inside of Japan’s spacious and awesome R2-D2 plane.
  • Learn about Star Wars canon with a list of 27 major events in the galaxy.
  • The origins of the B-Wing were revealed in a recent episode of Star Wars Rebels.
  • Daniel Radcliffe will be at The Force Awakens on opening night, but in disguise.
  • John Boyega visited the set of Star Wars: Rogue One.
  • Check out Hot Toys‘ new sixth scale Luke Skywalker figure.

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