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Star Wars: new writer boards 2016 spin-off movie

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Simon Brew News Jan 27, 2015

Chris Weitz, of Twilight: New Moon and About A Boy fame, is the new writer to join 2016's Star Wars movie, that Gareth Edwards is directing.

Jude Law on how he nearly played Superman

Superman
Simon Brew News Jan 27, 2015

Brett Ratner wanted Jude Law to play Superman - and Law got as far as trying the costume on...

Star Wars: George Lucas confirms Disney didn't use his Episode VII ideas

Mr George Lucas
Simon Brew News Jan 22, 2015

The plans that George Lucas had for his own Star Wars: Episode VII were not the ideas Disney was looking for...

Star Wars: more casting rumours for 2016 standalone movie

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Simon Brew News Jan 22, 2015

The casting shortlist of three for the 2016 Star Wars movie has now expanded to four, as Kate Mara is linked.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens news round-up

Simon Brew News Jan 19, 2015

Mark Hamill has been chatting about re-boarding the Millennium Falcon in JJ Abrams' Star Wars: The Force Awakens...

Star Wars: George Lucas was planning his own Episode VII

Simon Brew News Jan 14, 2015

George Lucas was planning his own Star Wars: Episode VII, it seems, as the first in a trio of new Star Wars movies.

Star Wars: JJ Abrams on "an intense and terrifying prospect"

Simon Brew News Jan 8, 2015

JJ Abrams has been chatting about the pressure and "weird buzz" of Star Wars: The Force Awakens...

Fringe: an episode roadmap for beginners

Juliette Harrisson Feature Jan 7, 2015

Is JJ Abrams' Fringe on your must-watch list but you quite don't have time for all 100 episodes? Here's some guidance...

Star Trek 3 has a director and release date

Simon Brew News Dec 23, 2014

Justin Lin takes over from JJ Abrams on the Star Trek franchise, as Paramount confirms a summer 2016 release for the next film.

Mission: Impossible films: how each director made their mark

Tim George Feature Jan 6, 2015

Brian De Palma, John Woo, JJ Abrams and Brad Bird have all directed Tom Cruise in a Mission: Impossible film. But how did their styles vary?

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