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Brad Bird rules himself out of Star Wars Episode VII

Brad Bird rules himself out of Star Wars Episode VII

Nov 19 2012, 4:01am CST | by

'Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol' director Brad Bird will not be directing the next 'Star Wars' movie despite being heavily touted.

Brad Bird has ruled himself out of directing the next 'Star Wars' movie. The Oscar-winning director - known for his work on films including 'Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol' and animated...

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Brad Bird rules himself out of Star Wars Episode VII

Nov 19 2012, 4:01am CST | by

'Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol' director Brad Bird will not be directing the next 'Star Wars' movie despite being heavily touted.

Brad Bird has ruled himself out of directing the next 'Star Wars' movie.
The Oscar-winning director - known for his work on films including 'Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol' and animated classic 'The Incredibles' - was hotly tipped to take on the job of filming the seventh film in the series, but has now confirmed he is working on an alternative sci-fi picture.
Answering a series of questions on his twitter page, he said: ''Nope, a science fiction film. Not Star Wars. It's not Episode VII. (sic)''
When fans added he would be the perfect person to work on it, he said: ''Thanks. But the science fiction film I AM doing is gonna be good (sic)''
However, he admitted he is looking forward to seeing what Disney do with the franchise.
He wrote: ''That said, Michael Arndt is a fantastic writer and Kathy Kennedy is a brilliant producer. I will be first in line to see the new STAR WARS. (sic)''
Meanwhile, Carrie Fisher - who played the iconic Princess Leia in the first three films - has hinted she may come back and marry Harrison Ford's character Han Solo.
She said: ''I like the idea of being Mrs Solo, and we've just fought and fought and I killed him - but I'm sorry.''

 
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After driving fans wild with posters, albums, and more, Mondo is now entering a new arena: toys.  The company is going to come out with guns blazing as their first releases will be a 16" The Iron Giant figure, a 1/6th-scale Alfred Hitchcock action figure, and an adorable "Lil' Mikey", a vinyl figure based off Mike Mitchell's artwork for Michelangelo from the Teenage Mutant Ninja ...
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Fox Offers To Buy Time Warner

Jul 17 2014 8:22am CDT | Source: Empire Online

Rupert Murdoch has a merger on his mindBig companies trying to buy each other or merge may not be as exciting as, say, giant robots clanging around a cityscape, but they could have just as much impact. In the latest bout between mega-corps, Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox has made an offer to buy Time Warner, home to Warner Bros.Warners has apparently rebuffed the huge $80 billion deal, which would have c ...
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Is Hollywood Giving Up on Comic-Con? What’s Missing From the 2014 Schedule And What It Means

Jul 14 2014 11:30am CDT | Source: Slash Film

This was supposed to be the year, the San Diego Comic-Con that blew away all others. A quick look at the movie release schedule shows an epic spread of massive films that will be released in the next year, before the 2015 incarnation of the Con. That list includes Avengers: Age of Ultron, Interstellar, Jurassic World, The Fantastic Four, Terminator, Mad Max: Fury Road, Fast and Furious 7, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1, Tomorrowlan ...
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Richard Linklater’s ‘The Incredible Mr. Limpet’ Adds Jon Hamm and More

Jul 9 2014 9:09am CDT | Source: Slash Film

With his 12-year project Boyhood set to open this weekend, Richard Linklater is turning his attention to his next film. Casting is well underway for The Incredible Mr. Limpet, Linklater’s remake of the 1964 film for Warner Bros. And so far, things seem to be shaping up nicely. Jon Hamm is reportedly looking to join Zach Galifianakis in a major role, with Danny McBride, Sarah Silverman, Kevin Hart, Josh Gad, Keegan Michael Key, and Jordan Peele in ...
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