Posted on Monday, November 26th, 2012 by Angie Han
Not even a long, tryptophan-fueled weekend can slow down the Star Wars talk. After the jump:
- Jon Favreau raises eyebrows by tweeting about Stormtroopers
- Sir Derek Jacobi wants in on the new Star Wars trilogy
- Carrie Fisher was kidding about being cast in Star Wars VII
- Longtime producer Rick McCallum has retired from Lucasfilm
- A screenwriter says timing will be tricky on Star Wars VII
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