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Star Wars 7 script complete: J.J. Abrams speaks

Star Wars 7 script complete: J.J. Abrams speaks

Speaking at the Television Critics Association summer press tour yesterday, J.J. Abrams talked about his upcoming Star Wars efforts, as well as elaborating on some things to the folks over at The Wrap. Abrams confirmed the script for the much-anticipated Star Wars Episode VII has been wrapped up, and that they're all "working really hard" and "in deep prep. Full steam ahead, y'know."

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SMS Audio Star Wars line eyes-on: 50 Cent goes galactic

SMS Audio Star Wars line eyes-on: 50 Cent goes galactic

Coming completely out of left field with a release of Star Wars headphones - officially licensed and everything - was 50 Cent and SMS Audio. It’s difficult to describe the way this new cross-section of Star Wars headphones looks and feels without being there with them in your own hands, as it were. It’s almost as if they’re made to look like they’re made for children, but continue to impose the possibility of high-end sound - an interesting market to be going after, for sure.

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Star Wars: The Old Republic Galactic Starfighter expansion early access now available

Star Wars: The Old Republic Galactic Starfighter expansion early access now available

In October, we mentioned that a new expansion pack was coming to the free to play game Star Wars: The Old Republic. The new expansion is called Galactic Starfighter and puts players behind the controls of a starfighter in the battle against the Sith and the expansion is available to play now for subscribers. The expansion pack will allow players to battle in a 12v12 PvP dogfight between the Sith Empire and Galactic Republic factions.

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Death Star tiles make any room daunting

Death Star tiles make any room daunting

There's a company out there called Tom Spina Designs that wants to make your house into the most daunting of Star Wars-themed environments. They've created a total of 14 "master tiles" which replicate the surface of the original Death Star from Star Wars: A New Hope, allowing you to flip and trade out any number of combinations (well, not ANY number, but a whole lot), for a fully desolate looking construction. These tiles are made with linoleum for optimum home-matching abilities.

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Star Wars VII actor auditions online and in-person internationally

Star Wars VII actor auditions online and in-person internationally

There’s a casting call out this week for two major characters in the upcoming Disney-produced Star Wars film, this “Star Wars VII” set to begin shooting in the Spring of 2014. That leaves a window of time between when a new set of talents must be found and when they’ll be needing to actually set out to act, and it would appear that Lucasfilm’s regular behind-closed-doors sessions are a bit askew this time around. What we’ve got instead is an international effort to get the perfect characters in the roles of code-named characters “Rachel” and “Thomas.”

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Star Wars: Episode VII opening date is December 18th 2015

Star Wars: Episode VII opening date is December 18th 2015

Star Wars: Episode VII will hit theaters on December 18th, 2015, LucasFilm has announced, the contentious new part of the iconic series, to be directed by J.J. Abrams. "We're very excited to share the official 2015 release date for Star Wars: Episode VII," Walt Disney Studios chairman Alan Horn said today, "where it will not only anchor the popular holiday filmgoing season but also ensure our extraordinary filmmaking team has the time needed to deliver a sensational picture."

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