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Episode VII tidbits: IMAX, 3D and the return of Brian Muir

First up: Jedi News is reporting that Brian Muir, the sculptor for Darth Vader’s helmet and the stormtrooper armour on the original Star Wars, has announced that he is working on Episode VII: Muir is a legend of the Golden Age of science fiction and fantasy filmmaking. Check out this resumé: Alien Clash of the…

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Rebels to kick-off San Diego Comic-Con Star Wars presence

StarWars.com have updated with a guide to the official Star Wars presence at the San Diego Comic-Con later this month. Here are the highlights: a Rebels panel featuring Dave Filoni, Simon Kinberg, Freddie Prinze, Jr., Vanessa Marshall, Steve Blum, Tiya Sircar and Taylor Gray an original trilogy storyboards panel featuring Joe Johnston and J.W. Rinzler a Hasbro…

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Del Rey Star Wars 2014 sampler coming July 15

Amazon will be offering a free digital sampler of the upcoming Del Rey Star Wars novels (A New Dawn, Tarkin, Heir to the Jedi and Lords of the Sith) on the 15th of July, Ordinarily this would be a Comic-Con exclusive, but this year in San Diego they’re offering a complete copy of A New…

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Puzzlewood to feature in Episode VII?

The BBC are today reporting (via Jedi News) that there is a large-scale crew possibly filming at the ancient woodland site Puzzlewood in Gloucestershire, England, and they’re speculating that it may in fact be the Episode VII crew filming there. If so, this likely matches the forest set said to be at Pinewood. Puzzlewood looks…

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Even more Episode VII cast announced!

In a bid to bury the announcement of a two-week hiatus next month to accommodate Harrison Ford’s injury, the all-new StarWars.com has just announced two new cast members for Episode VII, both of whom originated with the open casting call last year. The first new cast member is Crystal Clarke, an American actress who will…