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  • Dominic Monaghan Wants to Be in 'Star Wars'

    Will Dominic Monaghan play a jedi in the upcoming "Star Wars: Episode VII"? Probably not, but the actor has talked to his "Lost" exec producer J.J. Abrams about appearing in the film. "Give me a lightsaber, I'll do anything," Monaghan told DweebCast...
  • Is Disney's Big-Game Hunting Paying Off?

    Compared with the sizable acquisitions Disney CEO Bob Iger has made in the past, his $500 million-plus payout for Maker Studios last week seems downright thrifty. But the purchase not only moved Disney-watchers to question Maker's value, it also had...
  • 'Big Bang Theory' Teams with Lucasfilm For 'Star Wars' Episode

    CBS' geek-fueled "The Big Bang Theory" and Lucasfilm are collaborating for a special "Star Wars" episode. "The Big Bang Theory" has teamed with a group of special effects technicians from Lucasfilm's Industrial Light & Magic to re-create Dagobah, the...
  • Ed Catmull's 'Creativity, Inc.' is a thoughtful look at Pixar

    Animation giant Pixar uses technology only as a means to an end; its films are rooted in human concerns, not computer wizardry. The same can be said of the new book "Creativity, Inc.," Ed Catmull's endearingly thoughtful explanation of how the studio he...
  • 'Star Wars Episode VII' Has Begun Shooting, Casting Nearly Complete, Says Disney's Alan Horn

    While Disney chairman Alan Horn remained mostly tight lipped during an interview at the Loyola Marymount School of Film and Television in Los Angeles, he did let it slip that "Star Wars Episode VII" has already begun shooting and has much of its cast....
  • Academy Taps Smithsonian Director to Run Movie Museum

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has tapped museum veteran Kerry Brougher as director of its new Academy Museum, sources told Variety. Brougher, the current interim director and chief curator of the Smithsonian's Hirshhorn Museum, will...
  • 'Star Wars: Episode VII': Peter Mayhew to reprise Chewbacca role

    'Star Wars: Episode VII': Peter Mayhew to reprise Chewbacca role
    As Han Solo once said, it's not wise to upset a Wookiee. So it's probably good news for all involved that Peter Mayhew, the 7-foot-3-inch British actor famous for playing the hairy hero Chewbacca, is now set to reprise his role in the highly anticipated...
  • 'Big Bang Theory,' 'Scandal' Top Thursday; 'Surviving Jack' Steady for Fox

    CBS' "The Big Bang Theory" and ABC's "Scandal" remained the hottest shows on Thursday this week, ranking as the top draws among young adults as the nets tied for the demo lead. ABC helped its cause by airing a special "Shark Tank" leading off the night....
  • Harrison Ford 'Curious and Excited' About Possibility of 'Blade Runner' Sequel

    Though eyes have been on Harrison Ford lately with "Star Wars: Episode VII" news, he's got his eye on a "Blade Runner" sequel -- at least, that's what he told Redditors during his Ask Me Anything on Sunday. When asked how he felt about a sequel to Ridley...
  • 'Star Wars Rebels': Dave Filoni takes 'Star Wars' back to its roots

    'Star Wars Rebels': Dave Filoni takes 'Star Wars' back to its roots
    "Star Wars Rebels" will be the first look fans get of their favorite science-fiction universe since its creator, George Lucas, sold the property to Disney and stepped down from the helm two years ago. Naturally, fans are approaching the new series with...
  • Watch: New 'Star Wars Rebels' Clip Shows Hera in Action

    Adding to the latest of Star Wars news, Disney released an extended look at new Lucasfilm animated series "Star Wars Rebels" at WonderCon on Saturday, showcasing the rebel crew's pilot Hera. The nearly one-minute clip shows Hera, voiced by Vanessa...