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Star Wars Episode VII: Harrison Ford Broke His Leg, Not Ankle, on Set

Source: Movie Balla | Jun 20 2014, 2:34am CDT | by Sumayah Aamir

Star Wars Episode VII: Harrison Ford Broke Left Leg, Not Ankle, on Set
Harrison Ford broke his left leg, not ankle, on the set of Star Wars: Episode VII. However, he had a successful surgery of his broken limb.
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‘Star Wars Episode VII’ Lead Daisy Ridley Signs With CAA

Oct 21 2014 6:32pm CDT | Source: Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: CAA has signed Daisy Ridley, the up and coming young actress who is the female lead in the JJ Abrams-directed Star Wars: Episode VII. The plan is for her character to carry through the second and third films that will be directed by Looper helmer Rian Johnson. Ridley appeared in several TV series in London before she was set for the next batch of Star Wars at Disney, following a worldwide casting search. There was a stampede by agencies back then, and she f ...
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Another John Carter Movie?!

Oct 21 2014 5:30pm CDT | Source: ign

Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc -- founded in 1923 by the John Carter of Mars and Tarzan author himself -- has regained movie, television and merchandising rights to John Carter of Mars from Walt Disney Pictures, and has announced its intent to make a new John Carter movie. "John Carter of Mars was the creative stimulus behind such movie classics as Superman, Star Wars and Avatar,” said James Sullos, President of Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc., in a press release. “Ed ...
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Page 2: Spielberg, Star Wars, BTTF, LEGO, Doctor Who, Downton Abbey, 2001, Star Trek, Spaceballs, Simpsons, Indiana Jones

Oct 21 2014 5:00pm CDT | Source: Slash Film

Page 2 is a compilation of stories and news tidbits, which for whatever reason, didn’t make the front page of /Film. After the jump we’ve included 36 different items, fun images, videos, casting tidbits, articles of interest and more. It’s like a mystery grab bag of movie web related goodness. Header Photo: Steven Spielberg on the backlot of MGM during the filming of Poltergeist. How The Simpsons Should End, According ...
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Disney Loses 'John Carter' Rights But That Won't Stop More Movies

Oct 21 2014 4:07pm CDT | Source: First Showing

While there are those who simply didn't like Disney's adaptation of Edgar Rice Burroughs' classic character John Carter back in 2012, there are even more people who didn't give it a chance because the studio just didn't market it well enough. It's a fun, impressive space adventure worthy of comparison to Indiana Jones and Star Wars in tone and scope, even if it's not the most groundbreaking film. After the film was ...
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Paul Reubens Says Pee-Wee Movie News Is “Very Imminent;” Will Start Shooting Early 2015

Oct 21 2014 3:45pm CDT | Source: slash film

The back and forth surrounding a new Pee-Wee Herman movie feels like an elaborate prank Pee-Wee himself would be proud of. We hear it’s coming, we hear they’re close, star Paul Reubens comments, producer Judd Apatow comments, but we still don’t have anything concrete. That could change soon. Reubens is promoting the new release of Pee-Wee’s Playhouse on Blu-ray and said that news on a new Pee Wee Movie is “very imminent.” Read his full quote below. Reubens was speaking to Rolling S ...
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Disney Loses ‘John Carter’ Rights; Edgar Rice Burroughs Inc. Wants to Make More Films

Oct 21 2014 3:00pm CDT | Source: Slash Film

John Carter wasn’t the franchise-launching film that Disney hoped for, and now we know for certain that it will be Disney’s only effort to exploit the Mars-set stories of Edgar Rice Burroughs. The studio no longer has the rights to the John Carter character, as that package has been regained by Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc., the publishing company created by the author in 1923. With the John Carter right ...
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First Look: Star Wars Costumes Book

Oct 21 2014 2:37pm CDT | Source: ign

Halloween is coming, which means there will be plenty of little Han Solos, Boba Fetts, and Princess Leias running around trick-or-treating. That also means it’s the perfect time for the new book Star Wars Costumes: The Original Trilogy to be released. The book, which hits on November 1, goes into the Lucasfilm Archives to examine the original costumes from A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back, and Return of the Jedi, “allowing them to be revealed in never- ...
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