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J.J. Abrams
J.J. Abrams to Write and Direct Star Wars: Episode IX

Sep 12, 2017 by WENN

Star Wars: Episode IX filmmaker J.J. Abrams is to return to co-write and direct the franchise's forthcoming sequel Episode IX.
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Dave Prowse
Poor Health Forces Darth Vader Star Dave Prowse to Retire

Sep 8, 2017 by WENN

Dave Prowse, the actor behind Darth Vader, has been forced to retire from public appearances due to poor health.
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Rian Johnson
Rian Johnson Front Runner for Star Wars: Episode IX Director Job

Sep 6, 2017 by WENN

News broke on Tuesday that Colin Trevorrow had quit the next Star Wars movie, with producers at Lucasfilm releasing a statement declaring the decision was mutual.
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John Boyega
John Boyega: 'Star Wars Requires the Same Work as a Serious Drama'

Aug 17, 2017 by WENN

John Boyega put the same effort into filming Star Wars as he did making hard-hitting new movie Detroit.
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Kurt Russell
Kurt Russell Accidentally Called Star-Lord 'Star Wars' on Guardians Set

Aug 15, 2017 by WENN

Kurt Russell repeatedly messed up takes on Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 after constantly referring to Chris Pratt's character as Star Wars.
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Donald Glover
Donald Glover Worried About His Role in Star Wars Spin-off After Directors Quit

Aug 10, 2017 by WENN

Donald Glover felt like a child of divorce when directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller quit the Han Solo movie.
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Laura Dern
Laura Dern Nearly 'Passed Out' from Thrill of Star Wars Set

Aug 8, 2017 by WENN

Laura Dern was so worked up from the excitement of filming Star Wars she nearly "passed out."
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Clint Howard
Clint Howard Lands Cameo in Brother Ron's Han Solo Movie

Aug 4, 2017 by WENN

Filmmaker Ron Howard has added his actor brother Clint to the cast of the forthcoming Han Solo movie.
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Colin Trevorrow
Jack Thirne to Rework Colin Trevorrow's Star Wars: Episode IX Script

Aug 3, 2017 by WENN

Star Wars: Episode IX director Colin Trevorrow has handed over the film's screenplay to scriptwriter Jack Thorne for completion.
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John Boyega and Carrie Fisher
John Boyega: 'Carrie Fisher Lives on Through Star Wars'

Aug 2, 2017 by WENN

John Boyega loves that his late friend Carrie Fisher will live forever in the Star Wars films.
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Warwick Davis
Warwick Davis Reunites With Ron Howard on Han Solo Spin-off

Jul 28, 2017 by WENN

Warwick Davis has reunited with director Ron Howard on the the upcoming Han Solo movie.
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George Lucas and Mellody Hobson
George Lucas Museum Plans Formally Approved in Los Angeles

Jun 29, 2017 by WENN

Star Wars creator George Lucas has officially been given the thumbs up to proceed with plans to build a $1.5 billion Museum of Narrative Art in Los Angeles.
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Ron Howard on the set of The Da Vinci Code
Ron Howard Jumps on Board Han Solo Film as Director

Jun 22, 2017 by WENN

Ron Howard has signed on to replace Phil Lord and Cristopher Miller at the helm of the Han Solo spin-off.
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Ron Howard
Ron Howard Is Front-runner for Han Solo Directing Job - Report

Jun 21, 2017 by WENN

Ron Howard is reportedly being lined up to replace Phil Lord and Christopher Miller at the helm of the Han Solo spin-off movie.
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Phil Lord and Christopher Miller
Han Solo Spin-off Directors Quit Project

Jun 21, 2017 by WENN

The Star Wars Han Solo spin-off no longer has directors--Phil Lord and Christopher Miller have quit the film.
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Kristen Stewart and Laura Dern
Lara Dern Urges Interviewers to Be More Interesting

Jun 20, 2017 by WENN

Actress Laura Dern has challenged reporters to ask her better questions during interviews.
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Han Solo Star Wars Project
Donald Glover: 'Star Wars Is the Most Fun I've Had on a Film Set'

Jun 8, 2017 by WENN

Donald Glover is enjoying shooting the new Star Wars movie more than his previous film or TV projects.
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Steve Sansweet
Star Wars Memorabilia Collector Calls on Fans to Help Recover Stolen Pieces

Jun 7, 2017 by WENN

A Star Wars memorabilia collector has asked fans of the film to help him recover 100 items that were stolen from his museum, which is dedicated to the film franchise.
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Frozen and Star Wars
Disney Sets Release Dates for Frozen 2, Star Wars: Episode IX

Apr 25, 2017 by Guylaine Cadorette

Disney unveiled release dates for some of their upcoming blockbusters, including Star Wars: Episode IX and Frozen 2.
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Rian Johnson
The Last Jedi Director Rian Johnson Surprises Fans

Apr 17, 2017 by WENN

Filmmaker Rian Johnson staged a surprise meet-and-greet for fans lining up early to attend Friday's The Last Jedi presentation at the Star Wars Celebration in Florida.
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