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Take one of the most popular games ever to hit the iPhone, mix it with the biggest movie franchise in the history of film, and what do you get? Angry Birds Star Wars.
The next Star Wars film won't be based on any existing books or films, according to E! Online. A source at Lucasfilm has revealed that George Lucas is hatching "an original story" to run through Episodes VII, VIII and IX.
Disney is said to have overpaid for Lucasfilm's Star Wars but the money's not at the box office any more
It is the loyalty of Star Wars fans that Disney has spent big bucks to purchase
Long has been the wait for a Star Wars experience which fully incorporates those two most coveted of Jedi activities: using the force and swooshing a lightsaber. Alas, the wait goes on.
Ralph McQuarrie designed several futuristic films but is best-known for visualising the landscapes of Star Wars and designing characters including Chewbacca, R2-D2 andC-3PO. It led to more "space" projects but he also worked on other science-fiction and fantasy projects and won an Oscar for Cocoon.
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This week an unknown US author, Amanda Hocking, joins an elite literary club alongside just 11 others – including Stieg Larsson, James Patterson and Nora Roberts – by racking up her millionth Kindle sale. Unknown is, of course, a relative term in this case (no one can shift that many books by remaining anonymous) but Hocking is unusual because she has sold all of her books via Amazon's electronic Kindle reader. Entirely self-published, her first physical book does not reach traditional bookshops until January.
He's famous for his brutal characters and shocking plotlines. What personal experiences inform Neil LaBute's dark material? On the eve of a new play, he talks about family, critics and telling racist jokes
'Star Wars' creator George Lucas believes the world will end in 2012.
Irvin Kershner (known as "Kersh" to his friends) directed what many consider the best of the Star Wars films, The Empire Strikes Back (1980). As well as containing many of the cycle's most iconic moments, including the revelation of Luke Skywalker's parentage, it is arguably the most entertaining and accessible of the films for those who are not ardent fans of the enormously popular franchise. Keshner said that his aim was to instil greater character development into the work.
Scientists have transmitted three-dimensional holographic video images in a breakthrough that promises to bring Star Wars technology into the living room.
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A baby doll that was first delivered to shops 17 years ago is among the toys most likely to cause parents sleepless nights this Christmas, retailers said today.
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