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The Force May Have Guided J.J. Abrams’ Career

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‘Star Wars’ Producer Kathleen Kennedy Believes ‘The Force’ May Have Guided J.J. Abrams’ Career

Originally posted by thewrap.com
by – Beatrice Verhoeven

“I had to ask myself: was every one of these events, this whole progression, moving toward this? Is it the Force? I think so,” said Kennedy at the Los Angeles premiere

The Force ...

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MAY THE 4TH BE WITH US ALL

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MAY THE 4TH BE WITH US ALL

Star Wars is Modern Mythology.

In a world where faith in anything is being tested on a daily basis, Star Wars represents fantastic use of the film and its global reach.

Please don’t drop the ball Disney, “The Force” is everywhere” 🙂

Cheers George.

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Star Wars Spinoff Rogue One

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Eyes Actor Riz Ahmed

Originally posted at variety.com

Star Wars Spinoff Rogue One

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Sources tell Variety that “Nightcrawler” actor Riz Ahmed is the top choice for the male lead in the “Star Wars” anthology film “Rogue One.”

Gareth Edwards is directing and Ben Mendelsohn is also set to star as the main villain.

At a panel with Edwards and Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy at last weekend’s ...

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JJ Abrams talks Trek and Star Wars in Playboy

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JJ Abrams discusses directing Star Trek and Star Wars franchises in the latest issue of Playboy.”The worlds are vastly different,” says Abrams. “Honestly, that was why I passed on Star Wars to begin with. I couldn’t imagine doing both. But when I said that my loyalty was to Star Trek I was literally working on finishing this cut.

“I couldn’t even entertain another thought. It was like being on the most beautiful beach ...

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Lucasfilm President Discusses China Deals

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Kathleen Kennedy in Beijing also unveils that Walt Disney has pledged $1 million for Chinese earthquake victims.

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BEIJING — The Walt Disney Co. has pledged $1 million in humanitarian aid for areas affected by a deadly recent earthquake in China’s southwestern province of Sichuan, Lucasfilm presidentKathleen Kennedy said here on Saturday in one of two appearances, in which she also discussed two recent deals in China.

Having offered ...

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