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loneranger Star Wars: Episode 7 Ticket Sales Expected to Ease Disneys Lone Ranger PainDisney

Star Wars: Episode VII” isn’t slated to hit theaters until summer 2015, but that isn’t stopping industry analysts from forecasting the film’s chances at the box office.

Not surprisingly, “Episode VII” is expected to do very, very well — to the tune of $ 1.2 billion in global ticket sales. Credit Suisse analyst Michael Senno came up with that figure, adding that $ 733 million… Continue reading 'Star Wars: Episode 7' Ticket Sales Expected to Ease Disney's 'Lone Ranger' Pain

glucas Star Wars: Episode VII: Is George Lucas Involved in the J.J. Abrams Reboot?Getty

Audiences clamoring for information about “Star Wars: Episode VII” can take comfort in the fact that not even the creator the franchise knows what’s happening with the film. It’s either good news or bad news, depending on how much you liked the “Star Wars” prequels, but George Lucas has revealed that he has yet to talk to J.J. Abrams about “Episode VII” since Abrams… Continue reading 'Star Wars: Episode VII': Is George Lucas Involved in the J.J. Abrams Reboot?

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away… well, OK, 30 years ago (on May 25, 1983) in our own galaxy, came the theatrical release of “Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi.” The installment triumphantly wrapped up the “Star Wars” saga for all time. Or so we thought.

Little did we know that the movie’s cuddly-but-ferocious Ewoks would soon spawn a cottage industry of spinoffs, or… Continue reading 'Return of the Jedi': 25 Things You Didn't Know About the Original 'Star Wars' Trilogy Finale

The force was not with two rival fan clubs last Sunday after a verbal altercation between the groups at an English sci-fi convention had to be broken up by police.

In a report that sounds more like something out of “West Side Story” than science fiction, the BBC writes that the Norwich Star Wars Club was celebrating its fourth annual Norwich Sci-Fi and Film Convention, when members of the rival Norwich… Continue reading Nerd-Off! 'Star Wars' Club and 'Doctor Who' Fans Get Into Altercation at Sci-Fi Convention

The heroes of the original “Star Wars” trilogy have been dropping hints left and right about their reported -– and still unconfirmed –- involvement in J.J. Abrams’s upcoming “Episode VII,” and Mark Hamill has been one of the most vocal.

The actor behind Luke Skywalker fielded audience questions at the recent CapeTown Film Festival, discussing his experience filming the original series, his disagreement with fans’ negative reactions to the prequels, and… Continue reading 'Star Wars: Episode 7': Mark Hamill Is All for Playing Luke Skywalker