With the weekend fast approaching, it seems like all is quiet on the Star Wars front. Unless, of course, you’re an Oscar-winning director newly on Twitter, or are in search of a screen-used X-Wing Fighter. After the jump, read about the following:

  • Oscar-winning director Michael Cimino revealed he pitched a Western sequel to Star Wars in the late seventies.
  • Ted, the foul-mouthed star of this year’s film of the same name, dreamed he was in Star Wars.
  • Profiles in History is having a Star Wars themed auction highlighted by a screen used X-Wing Fighter from A New Hope.
  • Colin Trevorrow¬†explains how his Star Wars Episode VII mix-up occurred and was solved.
  • LucasFilm is being sued for allegedly stealing a prop for Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.
  • A man making a life-size Millennium Falcon is interviewed.
  • Jar Jar Binks meets Gollum. Kind of.

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A fan favorite creator returns to TV, Saturday Night Live gives birth to another movie star, own a piece of television history and get ready for the finale of TV’s best show all in today’s TV Bits. After the jump read about:

  • Damon Lindelof will return to television after signing a three-year deal to develop a new show.
  • Catherine Tate will be returning to The Office as a regular next season.
  • Andy Samberg will, indeed, be leaving Saturday Night Live as rumored.
  • As seen on Hollywood Treasure, the season one American Horror Story house is now on the market.
  • The third season of the acclaimed Starz show, Spartacus, will be its last.
  • Breaking Bad‘s fifth and final season gets a brand new poster and plot description.

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