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"Star Wars" creator George Lucas announced Tuesday that he has picked Chicago to host his much-anticipated museum of art and movie memorabilia, in a major victory for the nation's third-largest city.
San Francisco and Los Angeles also had sought the museum. Lucas said in a written statement that he hopes to open the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art in 2018.
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After breaking his left leg on the set of "Star Wars: Episode VII," Harrison Ford is "doing well," according to his spokesperson.
In a statement to ABC News, Ford's rep updated the outlet on the 71-year-old actor's injury and said, "His surgery was successful and he will begin rehab shortly. He's doing well and looks forward to returning to work."
Director J.J. Abrams addressed the leaked photos from the set of "Star Wars: Episode VII" that have been popping up online.
Several photos from the set were posted on TMZ. The latest leaked photos showed the skeleton of a structure being built on set, which caused many to speculate that it was the Millennium Falcon, a spacecraft commanded by Han Solo (played by Harrison Ford) in the original trilogy, and that it would appear in the new movie.
It's official! Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o and "Game of Thrones' star Gwendoline Christie have been cast in "Star Wars: Episode VII."
The news was announced on Monday, June 2, in a statement on StarWars.com.
The first "Star Wars" stand-alone spinoff film officially has a director.
It was announced on Thursday, May 22, that "Godzilla" director Gareth Edwards will officially direct the first "Star Wars" stand-alone film, according to an announcement on StarWars.com. The screenplay will be written by Gary Whitta, who also wrote "The Book of Eli" and co-wrote "After Earth."
Will we see Princess Leia's iconic "cinnamon bun" hairstyle in "Star Wars: Episode VII"? Carrie Fisher hope so.
On April 29, it was announced that the main original "Star Wars" trilogy cast members, including the 57-year-old actress, will reprise their roles in the anticipated new film, helmed by J.J. Abrams. Fisher, who played heroine Leia, recently talked to OTRC.com about the movie and how she lost weight to play the intergalactic princess. She made her comments alongside her mother, "Singing in the Rain" actress Debbie Reynolds, 82, on Wednesday at the elder star's vintage movie memorabilia auction event near Los Angeles.
The original "Star Wars" cast WILL reunite in "Star Wars: Episode VII," following months of rumors and their recent appearance in London, where much of the new movie is being filmed.
The news was revealed on April 29 in a message posted on the official "Star Wars" Facebook page.The movie is being produced by Disney-owned production company Lucasfilm. The company also announced names of new cast members, which include "Girls" star Adam Driver, who was rumored to play a villain, and "The Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit" star Andy Serkis.
This may make you growl with excitement: "Star Wars: Episode VII" has reportedly added a beloved veteran character -- Chewbacca.
Peter Mayhew has joined the cast of the anticipated sequel and will reprise his role as the furry Wookiee, the Hollywood Reporter said on Monday, April 7. Spokespeople for production company Lucasfilm, owned by the Walt Disney Company, and the 69-year-old British actor had no immediate comment.
Disney and Paramount Pictures have reached a distribution and marketing agreement for the 'Indiana Jones' franchise.
This is in addition to its current ownership rights, gained in the multibillion dollar acquisition of Lucasfilms last year.
The new "Star Wars" film will feature a familiar droid.
On Nov. 14, Bad Robot Productions, the production company of "Star Wars: Episode VII" director J.J. Abrams, tweeted out a photo of Abrams and Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy with an R2-D2 model.
Mark your calendars, "Star Wars" fans!
It was announced on the film's official website that the highly anticipated new film in the "Star Wars" franchise, "Star Wars: Episode VII," will hit theaters on Dec. 18, 2015.