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  • 'Star Wars Rebels:' Meet Sabine, lady with a cause

    'Star Wars Rebels:' Meet Sabine, lady with a cause
    "Star Wars Rebels" has introduced its first female character, Sabine, a Mandalorian with an interest in art—and explosives. "She likes to blow things up," says actress Tiya Sircar, who is voicing the character. "She does it with flare, because she'...
  • 'Star Wars Rebels:' Hera is in control

    'Star Wars Rebels:' Hera is in control
    "Star Wars Rebels" has its Han Solo, and her name is Hera. OK, the Twi'lek pilot and owner of the starship Ghost isn't exactly like Solo. Executive producer Dave Filoni says she's the heart of the Ghost, and keeps the merry band of rebels flying with...
  • 'Star Wars Rebels' Kanan a 'cowboy Jedi'

    'Star Wars Rebels' Kanan a 'cowboy Jedi'
    Disney and Lucasfilm have introduced a hero who embodies the "rebel" part of "Star Wars Rebels." Kanan, who is voiced by Freddie Prinze Jr., isn't the traditional Jedi knight fans have come to expect in the "Star Wars" universe. A survivor of the...
  • 'Star Wars: Episode VII' adds Lupita Nyong'o, Gwendoline Christie

    'Star Wars: Episode VII' adds Lupita Nyong'o, Gwendoline Christie
    Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o and "Game of Thrones" star Gwendoline Christie have joined the cast of "Star Wars: Episode VII," J.J. Abrams' highly anticipated extension of the classic space-opera franchise, Disney and Lucasfilm announced Monday. Nyong'o...
  • Lupita Nyong'o added to 'Star Wars: Episode VII' cast

    Lupita Nyong'o added to 'Star Wars: Episode VII' cast
    Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o has been cast in the upcoming "Star Wars: Episode VII," Walt Disney Co's Lucasfilm said on Monday. Nyong'o, whose first film role last year in "12 Years a Slave," earned her the Academy Award for best supporting...
  • Disney's Alan Horn gets contract extension into 2018

    Disney's Alan Horn gets contract extension into 2018
    Walt Disney Studios has extended the contract of Chairman Alan Horn into 2018, the company said Thursday. Horn, who previously was the longtime president of Warner Bros., joined Disney in 2012. He oversees worldwide operations for the studio, which...
  • Mark Hamill's role in new 'Star Wars' movie began with lunch in Orlando

    Mark Hamill's role in new 'Star Wars' movie began with lunch in Orlando
    For two years, Mark Hamill kept a secret he learned in Orlando. "Star Wars" mastermind George Lucas had invited Hamill and Carrie Fisher to lunch and asked them to reprise their roles of Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia in a planned "Star Wars Episode...
  • Disney park crowding reveals options: Hike rates or expand

     Disney park crowding reveals options: Hike rates or expand
    "The Happiest Place on Earth" has become one of the most crowded. Tourists and annual pass holders are flooding Disneyland and California Adventure in large numbers, causing headaches for guests and park officials. Waits for rides often stretch over...
  • Here's your chance to be in 'Star Wars: Episode VII'

    Here's your chance to be in 'Star Wars: Episode VII'
    Ever imagined yourself in a Star Wars film? Here's your chance to make that dream a reality while making a difference in the world.  J.J. Abrams, the director of the "Star Wars: Episode VII," announced Wednesday that fans will have the opportunity to...
  • 'Star Wars': J.J. Abrams announces fan contest for 'Episode VII'

    'Star Wars': J.J. Abrams announces fan contest for 'Episode VII'
    One lucky "Star Wars" fan will have the chance to travel to a galaxy far, far away to appear in "Episode VII," J.J. Abrams' reboot of the classic space opera franchise. In a video from the set of "Star Wars: Episode VII" in Abu Dhabi, Abrams announced...
  • Climbing the Hollywood ladder, one coffee or script delivery at a time

     Climbing the Hollywood ladder, one coffee or script delivery at a time
    Just before midnight, as 25-year-old JP Erickson was getting ready to go to bed, his phone buzzed. "Are you available tomorrow at 5:30 a.m.?" The text was from the production coordinator of a low-budget movie offering a day's work as an unpaid...