Star Wars: Episode VII

The average Star Wars: The Force Awakens fan will be 34-year-old male

The new Star Wars: The Force Awakens movie has been predicted that it will be one of the highest grossing films ever, and some experts are suggesting that box-office revenues in excess of the current record, Avatar’s gross of $2.78 billon are within reach. Researchers have now showed us who exactly will be purchasing the tickets. According to cinema marketing data firm Movio Media, the average person to purchase a ticket in advance for Star Wars: The Force Awakens will be a United States 34 year old male. It’s predicted that 70% of ticket owners are men between the ages of 18 and 49. The average advance ticket purchaser is a typical movie theater goer and usually travels in order to see big-budget fantasies like Jurassic World or Avengers: Age of Ultron on opening night, according to Movio Media. Also, these in particular individuals spend 2.6 times more than the…

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“Boycott Star Wars VII” Movement Says Film is “Anti-White”

Last night the trailer was released for Star Wars VII. It’s no surprise that people everywhere were talking about it. On Monday afternoon, the hashtag #BoycottStarWarsVII shot to the top of Twitter’s trending topics and if that one left you wondering, you might find this little story interesting (or infuriating). Or both. The people behind #BoycottStarWarsVII say the new movie is “promoting white genocide” and the so-called “movement” is asking others to boycott the movie. They also call Abrams a white-hating Jew. “#BoycottStarWarsVII because it is anti-white propaganda promoting #whitegenocide,” says one Tweet: #BoycottStarWarsVII because it is anti-white propaganda promoting #whitegenocide. — End Cultural Marxism (@genophilia) October 19, 2015 The same account also Tweeted: “A friend in LA said #StarWarsVII is basically ‘Deray in Space,’ ” — (a reference to civil rights activist DeRay Mckesson.) “Jewish activist JJ Abrams is an anti-white nut.” Another Twitter account, calling itself “Captain Confederacy” joined in saying:…

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Star Wars Fans Crash Fandango Buying Movie Tickets

The Force is strong in Star Wars fans after the release of the most recent movie trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens. In fact, it might be too strong. At least, too strong for ticket seller sites like Fandango that were not prepared for the massive traffic and orders that were to come. On Monday night, after the trailer was released, fans of Star Wars flooded the ticket-seller sites of Fandango, AMC Theatres, Alamo Drafthouse and other providers, grinding the ticket-selling process to a halt. If you were one of the many trying to buy tickets you may have noticed the lag, delays, and just outright site crashes. Tickets for opening night are sold out but tickets for the days following the opening day are still available. With the sites back up and running, you can head on over and gets yours now. As of Tuesday morning, all of the…

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer (Official)

It’s here, it’s here! If for some reason you still haven’t seen it, we have the full official trailer for you right here. Watch the official trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, coming to theaters December 18, 2015. If that doesn’t get you excited, you might need to check your pulse! This is one of the last bits of footage we’re going to see before the big reveal at the movie launch on December 18th. This trailer gives us a bit more insight into the story and introduces us to a new hero, Rey, as well as the arrival of Finn. They are hitting us hard in the feels with this one as this trailer focuses more on the emotions behind the story. The story is set 30 years after the destruction of the Death Star and the apparent take down of the Empire. We’re led to believe that a lot…

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‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Poster and Trailer Info

We finally have some new info on the Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer! It’s going to release on ESPN during Monday Night Football, October 19. The game between the New York Giants and Philadelphia Eagles starts around 8PM-ish Eastern time so you’ll want to tune in if you’re not already a football fan, and wait for this trailer to debut. Once it does, we’re sure it will be all over the Internet too so if you happen to miss it, stop back by our site Monday evening and we’ll try to rustle up a copy for your viewing pleasure. We also have a big reveal of the trailer poster: Check out the new official poster! Tune in to @ESPN’s Monday Night Football for a new look at #TheForceAwakens. pic.twitter.com/NTRWLlVyID — Star Wars (@starwars) October 18, 2015 If it looks familiar, that might be because it was done by our favorite Star Wars illustrator, Drew…

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Star Wars: Episode VIII Rumors: Two Female Leads Added

The speculation never ends with the highly anticipated Star Wars: Episode VIII. In the latest of rumors are some stories about film casting. There is supposedly a new female lead with a shortlist of actresses to include Gina Rodriguez, Tatiana Maslany, and Olivia Cooke. Rumors said this female casting was for a role with John Boyega. But now there is a new rumor that there is another female lead being cast and Gugu Mbathha-Raw has auditioned for the role. This would mean there is not just one but TWO substantial female leads in the new film.  We also have no idea yet if these lead roles are as heroes or villains. As usual with rumors, know that they are not true until you see it in the movie and especially with a Star Wars flick, you can expect everyone to be very tight-lipped about what is actually going on. We follow the…

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It’s “The Best Star Wars You’ve Ever Seen,” Says Episode 7 Artist

The veteran Star Wars poster artist, Drew Struzan, has not held back with his praises for the upcoming Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens. He stated in a new interview with Movie-Weekly that based on his information and what he has witnessed, it’s going to blow fans away. “I got to read the script and subsequently I’ve seen half of it, and I can tell you and the fans this: honest to God, it is far and away probably going to be THE BEST Star Wars you’ve ever seen,” he said. The entire interview is a wonderful read for those who are fans of Struzan’s body of work. The interview delves deep into his inspiration, career, and more. You can read it here. At the D23 show, Struzan showed off his latest artwork. It was an impressive poster for The Force Awakens and it depicted the characters Han…

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens Runtime Revealed by J.J. Abrams

If you’ve been following the updates and news for the new Star Wars film, you might already know that a runtime has been released. During Disney’s D23 Expo, director J.J. Abrams revealed the runtime for Star Wars: The Force Awakens: 2 hours and 4 minutes. That also happens to be the same runtime as the franchise’s most beloved film, Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back. Of course, the movie is still being edited so this runtime could change before the movie is actually set to release in the theater, December 2015. By movie standards, that’s a little long but certainly not unbearably or unusually long. Here’s how the runtime of The Force Awakens compares to the other films: Star Wars I: The Phantom Menace Runtime: 136 min Star Wars II: Attack of the Clones Runtime: 142 min Star Wars III: Revenge of the Sith Runtime: 140 min Star…

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Star Wars the force awakens confirmed at d23

  The Disney D23 convention is not far away and we have learned that The Force Awakens is going to be part of the two-hour long presentation by Walt Disney Studios’ Chairman Alan Horn. Now that The Force Awakens is going to be part of the presentation, nobody is sure if Rogue One will be discussed at all. There is a slew of special guests that are supposed to appear. Maybe Andy Serkis and Lupita Nyong’o will actually appear, since they have yet to be at any conventions. However, it’s all a guessing game right now. Another huge event that is happening at D23 this year is Star Wars creator George Lucas will be honored. He will be given a Disney Legend Award, as well as six other Disney Legends. The award will be given during a presentation in the morning on Friday August 14th at 10:00am and it will…

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Who Will Billie Lourd Play in The Force Awakens?

A lot of people were excited when we found out that Billie Lourd, the 22-year-old daughter of Carrie Fisher, would be in The Force Awakens. There have been a few rumors about her role, but we still don’t know a whole lot about what she’ll be doing. One of the first rumors was that she would play a young Princess Leia in a flashback scene, but that was debunked in an interview in May. Then there was some hearsay that she’d be playing Leia’s daughter, but she stated in a recent interview that this was wrong, too. Her statement that “[she] can’t tell you about [her] character, or lack of character” has some people wondering if her role will be a minor one, more of a cameo or even a role behind a mask. Considering that this will be her first professional acting role, this seems like a safe bet. But I’m…

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