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Samuel L. Jackson Says ‘Star Wars: Episode 7′ Director J.J. Abrams Hasn’t Contacted Mark Hamill

'Star Wars: Episode 7' has been rumoring the return of original cast members since the project was announced, but as the film is taking a new direction now that J.J. Abrams and Lawrence Kasdan have taken over scripting duties, it's possible that the original cast may no longer have a role in the production. Former Jedi Samuel L. Jackson has spoken to Mark Hamill about returning as Luke Skywalker, and revealed that Hamill hasn't spoken to Abrams.

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘The Best Man Holiday’ Stands Toe-to-Toe With ‘Thor: The Dark World’

If there's one thing that we're reminded of a few times a year here at the Weekend Box Office Report, it's that films targeted at black audiences are always ignored by many mainstream movie websites ... until they open huge at the box office. 'The Best Man Holiday' is the latest film to prove that there's an entire group of moviegoers who aren't being given the films they obviously want to see, and hopefully its success will spur Hollywood into action, allowing for the production of more movies with black casts and filmmakers. Maybe. This is Hollywood, after all.

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‘Anchorman 2′ Now Has Its Own Line of Ron Burgundy-Inspired Underwear

We've seen some odd product placement/endorsement deals in our time, but this one just might take the cake. With a slogan that reads, "Give your little Anchorman the support he needs," 'Anchorman 2' and Jockey have teamed up for a series of Ron Burgundy-inspired tighty-whiteys. Except they're not white and come in colors like "Sex Panther Red" and "Beard of Zeus Blue."

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“This Is The End” Becomes Fitting Last Rental For Last Blockbuster Store

Blockbuster Video Rental stores are done renting dvd movies. The last rental went out the door at the Hawaii location, the last US store to rent. How fitting that the final rented film was 2013′s comedy of the same name, "This Is The End" starring Seth Rogen, James Franco and Jonah Hill.

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Thor: The Dark World’ Hammers the Competition

There was no question of whether or not 'Thor: The Dark World' was going to open at number one this weekend. Of course it was. The big question was whether it would get a post-'Avengers' bump, or if it would do similar business to its 2011 predecessor. Question answered: it got a bump and a pretty good one, too.

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Zack Snyder Confirms Lex Luthor Will Be in ‘Batman vs. Superman’

Earlier today, 'Man of Steel' director Zack Snyder and star Amy Adams sat down with Kevin Smith at a special fan event for the upcoming Blu-ray release, with Henry Cavill telecasting in from London -- but the making of that film wasn't all they discussed. Snyder dropped a few hints about his sequel, working under the tentative title 'Batman vs. Superman,' which, obviously features the caped crusader going up against the Man of Steel himself. 

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‘Star Wars: Episode 7′ Confirms December 2015 Release Date

There's been a lot of speculation over whether J.J. Abrams and Disney could reach an agreement over the release date of 'Star Wars: Episode 7,' with Abrams recently scrapping Michael Arndt's script to rework the story and characters. But now we have official confirmation that the latest entry in the 'Star Wars' franchise will indeed be released on December 18, 2015, putting it right up against Duncan Jones' 'Warcraft.' 

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What Is the Best Movie Trailer of 2013?

'The Wolf of Wall Street' doesn't hit theaters until Christmas, but the upcoming Martin Scorsese movie is already winning awards. The film's much-hyped teaser trailer won the Grand Prize at the Key Art Awards for Best Trailer of the Year. See what competition it beat out and let us know if you agree.

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‘Roots’ Remake Miniseries Lined Up at History Channel

An ever sensitive topic though it remains, slavery films in Hollywood have no doubt risen  the last few years in public profile, from '12 Years a Slave' to 'Django Unchained,' and now the trend has reached TV. History will reboot the iconic 'Roots' miniseries as an all-new drama, but who from the original production will have any involvement?

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10 Lost Disney Movies You’ve Probably Never Seen

Making movies isn't easy. Every studio in Hollywood has piles of films that never made it to theaters. Disney is no exception. Here are 10 films that the House of Mouse started on, but never finished.

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Great Odin’s Raven! Find Out How to See ‘Anchorman 2′ Early

What would make seeing Ron Burgundy reunite with his Channel 4 news team on the big screen in 'Anchorman 2' even better? Seeing it before everyone else, obviously!

Paramount is copying, well, themselves by offering up an 'Anchorman 2' superticket, which will allow its purchasers to see the kind-of-a-big-deal sequel two days before it hits theaters wide on December 20. But it'll cost yah.

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20 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About ‘Bond’ Girls

Think you know everything about Pussy Galore, Holly Goodhead, and the rest of these fantasy ladies? Think again. Check out twenty facts you probably didn’t know about Bond girls.

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