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D23 EXPO: “Star Wars: Rogue One” Cast Announced, Colin Trevorrow Confirmed for “Star Wars: Episode IX”

Star Wars: Rogue One..L to R: Actors Riz Ahmed, Diego Luna, Felicity Jones, Jiang Wen and Donnie Yen..Photo Credit: Jonathan Olley..©Lucasfilm 2016
Star Wars: Rogue One..L to R: Actors Riz Ahmed, Diego Luna, Felicity Jones, Jiang Wen and Donnie Yen..Photo Credit: Jonathan Olley.©Lucasfilm 2016

If you’re a certain type of 12 year old and/or the D23 programmers, you save the best for last, and that means the Lucasfilm slate of projects, which newsflash: means STAR WARS stuff. And there was a bunch of stuff to chew on regarding Star Wars Episode VII: The Force AwakensStar Wars: Rogue One and Star Wars: Episode IX.

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The Age of Adaline – A Sweeping Romance in Every Sense of the Word!

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The Age of Adaline is an old-fashioned romance – in every sense of the word. There’s a love story, of course, but also adventure and the two weave together in unexpectedly delightful ways.

Adaline Bowman was 1906’s New Year’s baby. When she was twenty-nine, a confluence of events made her immortal. She married, had a daughter and was widowed by the end of World War II and narrowly avoided becoming a lab specimen. For decades, she moved and changed her identity every ten years. Then, she met Ellis.

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Family Force Teaser: Star Wars: The Force Awakens!

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There’s something awfully familiar about this teaser – something that tickles the back of my mind; something that feels just so correct.

Between moments of nostalgic wistfulness and current action – and the appearance of a couple of old friends – the new teaser for Star Wars The Force Awakens is a perfect balance of everything we loved about the original trilogy. Check it out after the jump.

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That’s More Like It Trailer: Star Wars: The Force Awakens!

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John Boyega in a Stromtrooper’s armor? In a desert? An upside-down Millenium Falcon in a dogfight? X-Wing fighters?

Oh, yeah! Star Wars is back, baby! Check it out after the jump.

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Expendables 3: So Many Characters, So Little Time!

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After a mission goes wrong, Barney Ross decides to retire his team and recruit a bunch of (relative) youngsters. The result is a movie that runs for a bit over two hours and serves none of the characters well.

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BOOM! They’re Back! Expendables 3 Teaser!

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The geezers with the guns are back and they’ve added a few new faces – Harrison Ford, Kellan Lutz, Antonio Banderas, Mel Gibson, Kelsey Grammer and Ronda Roussey are along for the sure to be explosive ride. Check out the new teaser after the jump.

The Expendables 3 rolls into theaters April 16th.

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Ender’s Game Is a Spectacular Near Miss!

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Ender’s Game looks great, has some very good performances and absolutely spectacular CG visuals. As a blockbuster, it has heart, emotion and action. What it doesn’t have is any anything more than a cursory examination of the themes that made the novel so powerful.

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Behind-the-Scenes Video: Ender’s Game: Building Ender’s World!

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Ender’s Game is a film about ethics on a grand scale, in a spectacular environment. Summit Entertainment has a released a behind-the-scenes video that gives us a glimpse into the building of the universe in which the story is set. It’s pretty mind-boggling.

Check it out after the jump. Ender’s Game is in theaters on November 1st.

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Ender’s Game: Battle School Recruitment Video Asks ‘Do You Have What It Takes?

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In advance of its Ender’s Game panel at comic-Con 2013, Summit Entertainment has released a Battle School recruitment video that features Harrison Ford’s Col. Hyrum Graff, as well as scenes of young soldiers in training and in action. It reminded me a bit of the propaganda videos from the original Starship Troopers – only minus the satirical irony.

Check it out after the jump.

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