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New ‘Star Wars’ set 30 years after ‘Jedi’ – Honolulu Star-Advertiser

New ‘Star Wars’ set 30 years after ‘Jedi’LOS ANGELES » The new “Star Wars” has an official timeline and one confirmed returning character: robot R2-D2. Director J.J. Abrams will begin shooting in May on “Star Wars: Episode VII,” which is set three decades after 1983’s “Return of the Jedi,” Disney CEO Bob Iger said Tuesday.Honolulu […]

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Study Shows How Planets with Binary Stars, Like Tatooine, Form – The Escapist

The EscapistResearchers at the University of Bristol used computer simulations to model how planets form in binary star systems, like the fictional Star Wars planet Tatooine. The image of two suns high in the sky over Tatooine, baking the desert planet and home of Luke …Luke Skywalker’s home planet formed ‘far, far away’The Space ReporterScientists […]

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Scientists delve into secrets of planets orbiting twin suns – UPI.com

UPI.comBRISTOL, England, Jan. 31 (UPI) — British astronomers say they’ve uncovered secrets of a planet orbiting twin suns, like Luke Skywalker’s fictional home planet Tatooine in “Star Wars.” The planet Kepler-34(AB)b, discovered by the Kepler space telescope, …Circumbinary Planets: How Tatooine Could Have FormedScience 2.0Luke Skywalker’s home planet in Star Wars, Tatooine, came from ‘far, […]

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George Lucas on Tom Sherak: ‘An Honorary Jedi Master’ – Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood ReporterThe “Star Wars” creator was among the actors, producers, politicians and Hollywood executives who expressed their messages of sympathy upon the passing the industry great, who died Tuesday at 68. Hollywood has united in mourning the loss of Tom …Former Academy President Tom Sherak Dies at 68AceShowbizFormer 20th Century Fox Chairman & Academy President […]

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MaiWorld.com, USB Flash Drive Maker, Sponsors Zennie62 CES 2014 Coverage

MaiWorld.com, the maker of cool affinity USB flash drives like their Star Wars™ Darth Vader, Yoda, and Stormtrooper line, is the coverage sponsor for the 5th year of Zennie62.com / Zennie62Media coverage at International CES. MaiWorld is really two companies: Maikii, which specializes in customizing USB Flash Drive keys with your logo, and MaiWorld.com, which […]

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Pinewood Studios Could Bring James Bond To Fayetteville, Georgia

Pinewood Studios, the UK-based home of the James Bond movie series, which is the longest running in film history, is poised to move production of its latest entry, tentatively called “Bond 24,” out of Britain, and to a new home: Fayetteville, Georgia. The signs for such a move are clear and very real. First, Pinewood […]

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J J Abrams To Direct Star Wars VII? Who’d He Sleep With?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4XWSA7TQfrk On Thursday, it was announced that J.J. Abrams, the creator of Lost and Cloverfield, and the director of the last two new Star Trek movies, including the upcoming Star Trek: Into Darkness, has been selected to direct Star Wars VII. Wow. He’s bringing together two separate major Sci Fi universes, so I have to […]

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George Lucas And Mellody Hobson Engaged; Twitter On Fire

George Lucas And Mellody Hobson, the seven-year-long relationship between the legendary filmmaker, creator of Star Wars, and Irish Coffee-lover (I had one with him at the old Aqua Restaurant in San Francisco six years ago), and the businesswoman who is president of Chicago investment firm Ariel Investments has turned into an engagement. First, congratulations! That […]

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Klout Is Lame: “Star Wars” Recognized As Topic, Not “Star Trek”

Klout just gave this blogger another reason to dislike its system, and another reason to stick with Kred. The social media ranking system with the inconsistent and unreliable formula – failing to account for self-hosted WordPress blogs, YouTube video uploads, and the total number of platforms beyond the narrow range it includes – now has […]

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Ronnie Montrose, Ralph McQuarrie, Davy Jones: A Lot Of Celeb Deaths?

Is it my imagination, or have we lost an inordinately large number of celebrities in this young 2012? Today came the announcement that famed guitarist Ronnie Montrose died at 64. And Star Wars’ cartoonist Ralph McQuarrie passed away at 82 earlier today. Then on Thursday it was Davy Jones of The Monkees passed at 66, […]