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See Dark Horse’s Trailer For Their New Star Wars Comic Series

Back in April we told you that a comic series was going to be released that put George Lucas's original unedited (and odd) Star Wars screenplay to visuals. Well that day is right upon us

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Samuel L. Jackson on the Hilarious Origins of His Purple Lightsaber in ‘Star Wars’

For decades, 'Star Wars' fans were secure in the knowledge that lightsabers came in only three colors: red for evil, green for good and blue for Obi-Wan Kenobi. But then, when the new trilogy of prequels was released between 1999 and 2005, Samuel L. Jackson joined the franchise as Jedi warrior Mace Windu and broke the rules by sporting a purple weapon. So how did it happen?

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‘Star Wars: Episode 7′ — George Lucas Says “I Have Not Spoken to J.J. Abrams”

When George Lucas handed the reins of 'Star Wars' over to Disney, it was understood that the man behind the most popular science fiction universe of all time would only be involved in 'Star Wars: Episode 7' in a limited capacity. However, we didn't realize just how limited it was! Lucas recently spoke out about his involvement in 'Star Wars: Episode 7' and revealed that he hasn't spoken to director J.J. Abrams. Like, at all.

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‘Star Wars: Episode 7′ — Simon Pegg Says It’ll Have Everything We Loved About the Originals

One of the main questions regarding 'Star Wars: Episode 7' is, "Will J.J. Abrams be able to follow in George Lucas' footsteps?" Many, including 'Star Trek Into Darkness' star Simon Pegg, believes yes, as he's already reinvigorated the 'Star Trek' universe. But what exactly will he bring to the next chapter? As Pegg said, "All the things that we loved about the first three."

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Carrie Fisher Was Only Joking When She Admitted to Signing On for the New “Star Wars” Movies

Earlier this week, geeks and nerds all over the planet got excited thinking that Carrie Fisher said "yes" when she was asked if she's going to reprise her role as Princess Leia in the upcoming "Star Wars" movies. Guess what? Apparently she was “joking”.

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‘Mickey Mouse Head’ Easter Egg Found In ‘The Empire Strikes Back’ – Nod To Disney?

It took us 32+ years to notice that George Lucas snuck a Mickey Mouse head which is synonymous with Disney into his 1980 Star Wars film, The Empire Strikes Back, but now you'll never be able to not notice it.

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George Lucas Is Getting Married- Will Chewy Be The Bestman?

 

After selling Lucasfilm to Disney for billions and become the worlds largest sellout, George Lucas is ready to settle down and become the galaxy's best husband. The Star Wars director has gotten engaged to his longtime girlfriend Mellody Hobson.

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‘Star Wars’: How George Lucas Gave Lucasfilm to Kathleen Kennedy

It's not really 'Star Wars: Episode VII' news, but this interview with George Lucas and Kathleen Kennedy may help shed some light on why Lucas retired and how Kennedy stepped in to replace him.

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George Lucas Speaks About a New ‘Star Wars’ Trilogy and Retirement

Today's news that George Lucas is selling Lucasfilm and 'Star Wars' to Disney is so crazy that it's hard to believe it's true. Which may be why Lucas made a video to talk about the handover.

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‘Star Wars’ Episodes 7, 8 and 9 Are the “Most Exciting,” Will Focus on Luke Skywalker?

It was announced yesterday that Disney purchased Lucasfilm and its subsidiaries for $4 billion, with plans to release the first movie ('Star Wars: Episode 7') in a new planned 'Star Wars' trilogy in 2015. Although the additional news that these films will be based on an original story and not on any of the spin-off book series like fans were hoping, we are reportedly still in for an exciting ride.

According to author Dale Pollock, who wrote a biography on filmmaker George Lucas, the upcoming 'Star Wars' trilogy from Disney will be the most exciting 'Star Wars' films yet.

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‘Star Wars: Episode 7′: What Mark Hamill Has to Say About the New Trilogy

We were all pretty flabbergasted to hear that a 'Star Wars: Episode 7' was in the works and that Disney would be behind the next big-screen chapter in the 'Star Wars' franchise. But there were a couple people who weren't -- the original Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia, Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher.

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George Lucas Not A Total Tool Bag- Lucas Donating The Majority Of His Wealth To Education

Yesterday morning I called George Lucas a huge sell out, which I still believe. But, the one thing I did have wrong is where he spends his cash. He doesn't go around buying new Millienium Falcons, or beamers. Lucas donates a lot of his cash to charity. Lucas will be giving the majority of the money he got for selling Lucasfilm to educational philanthropy.

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