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‘Star Wars: Episode 7′ Announces Cast, Original Stars Confirmed to Return

'Star Wars: Episode 7' has finally announced its cast after a long process that has spanned months of speculation and rumors. The stars of the original trilogy - Mark Hamill, Harrison FordCarrie Fisher, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew and Kenny Baker - have finally been confirmed, and they'll be joined by newcomers to the franchise Oscar Isaac, John Boyega, Max von Sydow, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Andy Serkis and Domhnall Gleeson.

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The Winter Olympic Star Wars Hunger Games? [Video]

The Sochi Winter Olympics have gotten good ratings so far.

Of course, network executives are always looking for ways to spice things up.

The Winter Olympic Star Wars Hunger Games just might do the trick.

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‘Star Wars: Episode 7′ May Cast ‘Breaking Bad’ Star Jesse Plemons

It's been a while since we've heard any rumblings about 'Star Wars: Episode 7,' likely because the film went/is still going through a page one rewrite, but if the film is going to make its December 18, 2015 release date, we're going to start hearing about who's getting cast shortly. The latest word is that 'Breaking Bad' star Jesse Plemons is being courted for a role.

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‘Star Wars: Episode 7′: J.J. Abrams Teases the Return of an Iconic Character

There have only been a handful of characters who have appeared in every 'Star Wars' movie so far. So, it's not too surprising to see that one of the saga's most important (and popular) seems to be officially back for 'Star Wars: Episode 7.' Straight from the Twitter account for J.J. Abrams and his Bad Robot production company, here's a look at at the 'Star Wars: Episode 7' workshop.

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8 Things You Didn’t Know About ‘Star Wars’ Costumes

Costumes and makeup played an important and often-overlooked role in making the six 'Star Wars' movies sensational sci-fi masterpieces that, even today, nothing has really matched. They were at the center of an engrossing experience that made the viewer literally feel as though they had been transported to a distant galaxy far, far away.

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23-Year-Old Man Finally Learns Who Luke Skywalker’s Father Is

"Luke, I am your father," is perhaps one of the most famous lines ever in cinematic history. It has been said by nearly anyone with the ability to speak -- except for 23-year-old Carlos, who had no clue that Skywalker's old man was Darth Vadar. Thankfully, when his friends discovered this they decided to make an event of it.

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‘Star Wars: Episode 7′ – J.J. Abrams Will Direct!

The search for a 'Star Wars: Episode 7' director is over. J.J. Abrams - the man who once said he would only be interested in 'Star Wars' as a paying moviegoer - will direct the first film in the new trilogy.

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Salvation Army and Star Wars Team Up at Woodland Mall Saturday, December 1st

With the holiday season comes many non-profits raising money to support the fine work they do.

And, nothing is more recognizable than the bell ringers of the Salvation Army.  Volunteers  are stationed at many popular shopping locations hoping that the public will be generous and contribute to the red kettles.

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George Lucas Sells the Empire to Disney

The world of Show Biz was rocked yesterday with the announcement that Disney had purchased Lucasfilm.

George Lucas, Lucasfilm, sold his company to Disney for a mere $4 billion dollars.

Say that again?  $4 BILLION!  

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Orchestral Flash Mob Plays the Theme from ‘Star Wars’

The WDR Symphony Orchestra adds a much-needed touch of class to flash mobs by rapidly convening in a square in Germany and serenading the assembled crowd with a piece of music. Of course, their decision to play the 'Star Wars' theme makes the whole thing border on geeky, but we're okay with that.

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10 Dogs Dressed as ‘Star Wars’ Characters

We really, really love 'Star Wars.' And by "love" we mean we're borderline obsessed. The only thing that could make it better is if small dogs somehow got involved. Which is to say, it just got better. These dogs display almost as much love as we feel for the fantasy franchise.

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Your Week in Awesome GIFs – Presidential Debate, ‘Star Wars’ Vs. ‘Gangnam Style’ and More

We have some great GIFs for you here to sum up your week. Reaction to a big test you just took? We've got that. Frustration with the presidential debate? We've got that too. Got your heart broken so brutally that you're considering switching teams? That most likely didn't happen, but just in case we've got that for you anyway. It's been a good week.

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