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Star Wars 7: Luke, Han, Leia spotted in London

Star Wars 7: Luke, Han, Leia spotted in London

The three actors most notorious for their roles of Luke Skywalker, Leia Organa, and Han Solo have been spotted in London in recent weeks. These actors do not live in London, nor is their a particularly thrilling Star Wars convention in the area. It could be that what looks like a Star Wars 7 filming situation and feels like a Star Wars 7 filming situation is just that.

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Star Wars 7 skews canon: here’s how books becomes Legend

Star Wars 7 skews canon: here’s how books becomes Legend

It’s been revealed this week by Star Wars officials that Star Wars Episodes 7, 8, and 9 will not tell the same story as books in the same era. Those familiar with the ever-changing word of George Lucas, Lucasfilm, and every official department in-between will know that "canon" isn’t a solid term in the Star Wars Universe. Here we’re treated to the latest "legends."

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Amy Hennig joins EA Games to work on new Star Wars’ title

Amy Hennig joins EA Games to work on new Star Wars’ title

EA has announced that Amy Hennig, who worked on the Uncharted franchise, has joined Visceral Games. Hennig left Naughty Dog last month, and has apparently decided to come on-board with EA specifically to work on a new Star Wars game. EA secured the gaming rights to StarWars after Disney Purchased it from LucasFilm, then shuttered their in-house game development team.

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Star Wars 7: 30 years later, R2-D2 returns

Star Wars 7: 30 years later, R2-D2 returns

While we’ve still gotten no solid answers on if C-3PO will be making an appearance, it would seem that the one and only R2-D2 will indeed be ready for action for Star Wars 7. Confirmed by Disney chief Robert Iger in an analyst call this week via the LA Times, R2-D2 will be the first character that definitely, certainly be in this segment of the film series.

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Star Wars Episode 7 rolling in May with “some very familiar faces”

Star Wars Episode 7 rolling in May with “some very familiar faces”

For the first time since Return of the Jedi, Star Wars will begin filming in a month other than June. Announced this week was a May 2014 "first day of principal photography" date set in stone, this veering off a bit from the schedules set with Episodes I, II, and III. Star Wars (later renamed Star Wars: A New Hope), started filming on March 22nd, 1976, while The Empire Strikes Back started March 5th, 1979, and Return of the Jedi began timing on January 11th, 1982.

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Star Wars: Clone Wars live on Netflix, all six seasons in full

Star Wars: Clone Wars live on Netflix, all six seasons in full

Today the entirety of the current collection of Star Wars: The Clone Wars animated episodes is ready for devouring on Netflix. This is part of an initiative in which Netflix will also push the next chapter of Star Wars’ animated series with "Rebels", here sticking with the full 6-year series in full. Most seasons work with the same amount of episodes, starting with the first season from 2008 with 22 episodes at full length.

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