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The Force is strong with Ariana Grande, and we don't mean the tour de force that is her sophomore album, My Everything, although that is a big seller.

Yesterday, the songbird posted a photo of herself messing around with a new look, a half-up, half-down hairstyle with two, Princess Leia-style buns:

Ariana Grande With Princess Leia Buns

“Princess Leia-ish vibes on my day awf in japan….” Grande captioned the pic.

The black and white shot, in which she works her best doe-eyed pouty face, also conjures up memories of Miley Cyrus at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards.

Cyrus was rocking similar, miniature blonde buns whilst sticking her tongue out and sticking her lady parts all over Robin Thicke. Sorry for the imagery.

Ariana could also be inspired by her own work, as her latest single “Break Free" features some serious sci-fi action, with aliens, rocket-powered bras, etc.

What do you think of her look? Tell us below, and for more photos of Ariana Grande's buns (we're not talkin' about her hair here), just follow the jump!

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Star Wars Episode VII won't hit theaters until December of 2015, but leaked images and online spoilers have already given us some ideas of what to expect.

the Millennium Falcon will appear in the film thanks to on set photos posted by an anonymous source. Then came news about the iconic ship's beloved commander:

Harrison Ford's injury on set, we learned that Ford will be playing a more crucial role in the reboot than any of the other returning cast members. 

While the original films remain classics, of course, they can come off a bit dated these days and director J.J. Abrams will probably dispense with some of the wackier hijinks for Episode VII.

So sadly, we probably won't get to see Han and Luke dress up in Stormtrooper attire this time around. But if they did, their headgear might look something like this:

Star Wars Episode VII Stormtrooper Helmet

These photos of the new Stormtrooper helmets leaked online over the weekend and the Internet is naturally buzzing with feedback.

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The force will soon be with Pip Andersen and Crystal Clarke.

Via an extensive open casting call, these relative unknown have been added to the cast of Star Wars: Episode VII, Lucasfilm and Walt Disney Pictures confirmed in a statement yesterday.

Andersen (a parkour professional) and Clarke (an aspiring actress) were two of over 37,000 people to visit cities across the U.S. and Great Britain and audition for producers of this upcoming blockbuster.

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"The Star Wars universe has always been about discovering and nurturing young talent and in casting Episode VII we wanted to remain absolutely faithful to this tradition," Lucasfilm president and producer Kathleen Kennedy said, adding:

"We are delighted that so many traveled to see us at the open casting calls and that we have been able to make Crystal and Pip a part of the film."

No word yet on just what roles Anderson and Clarke will take on.

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Rian Johnson is headed to a galaxy far, far away.

The writer/director will pen the script and be behind the camera for Star Wars Episodes VIII and IX, Deadline has confirmed.

He’ll take over on those projects for JJ Abrams, who is enjoying  the same dual role for the wildly anticipated Star Wars Episode VII.

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Johnson made his directing debut on the respected independent film Brick and earned rave reviews for Looper, an inventive time travel thriller that starred Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Bruce Willis

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Star Wars Episode VII is still more than a year away, but we're already receiving updates about the "stand-alone" films that will follow, but will not serve as official sequels to the forthcoming movie.

Still with us? To clarify: JJ Abrams will direct Star Wars episodes VII, VIII, and IX, but Disney and Lucasfilms also plan to release a series of films that take place in a galaxy far, far away but are not related to the new trilogy.

Josh Trank

At least one of those films will be directed by a young up-and-comer named Josh Trank, previously best known for the 2012 film Chronicle.

Though he just turned 30, Trank is already highly in demand in Hollywood and he's also slated to adapt the upcoming Fantastic Four reboot.

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When the cast of Star Wars Episode VII was announced earlier this week, one name seemed to attract more interest than any other: Daisy Ridley.

Not only is Daisy the only woman to be cast in the film so far, she's almost a complete unknown, with only a handful of British TV credits to her name.

While we still know very little about Daisy, some Internet theorists are convinced they know the role she'll play in the highly anticipated JJ Abrams film: the daughter of Han Solo and Princess Leia, Jaina Solo.

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The official cast for Star Wars: Episode VII has finally been announced.

Along with a photo of the actors and actresses sitting around at a script reading (below), the official Star Wars website has revealed that John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson and Max von Sydow will come on board the wildly anticipated blockbuster.

They will join original cast members Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew and Kenny Baker.

Star Wars Episode VII Cast

"We are so excited to finally share the cast of Star Wars: Episode VII," director J.J. Abrams said, adding:

"It is both thrilling and surreal to watch the beloved original cast and these brilliant new performers come together to bring this world to life, once again. We start shooting in a couple of weeks, and everyone is doing their best to make the fans proud."

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Disney and Lucasfilm announced that filming is set to begin at Pinewood Studios in London for Star Wars: Episode VII. They also unveiled a key plot detail.

The filmmakers also revealed that the movie, the first of three planned sequels, will pick up 30 years after Return of the Jedi (Episode VI) left off.

Return of the Jedi Poster

The hugely anticipated next installment in the storied franchise is still on track for its December 18, 2015, release date, with filming set to start in May.

Now all it needs are some more stars ... or any for that matter.

So far it has one person in talks, Adam Driver, and reported commitments from original trilogy stars Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill.

Disney CEO Bob Iger joked a Tuesday shareholders meeting:

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The "Big Three" of Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher are due on the set of Star Wars: Episode VII soon, the latter revealed in an interview.

Promoting her appearance on The Big Bang Theory, Fisher confirmed as much, saying that the trio is expected on set sometime in “March or April.”

Star Wars Big 3

While it's long been rumored that Luke, Leia and Han would return in Star Wars: Episode VII, Carrie Fisher's confirmation is as concrete as anything so far.

It's also the closest thing we've had to a production schedule.

As for Fisher would like for her character? “I’d like to wear my old (cinnamon buns) hairstyle again - but with white hair,” she said. “I think that would be funny.”

How involved the iconic characters will be in this trilogy remains to be seen. Some have suggested they may be more Obi-Wan type characters in advisory roles.

Others have suggested that one (Han feels like the logical pick) or perhaps more will meet their demise, with their children seeking justice against the dark forces.

What would you like to see out of Star Wars 7? Tell us below, and don't forget to watch The Big Bang Theory online to see Carrie's guest spot on CBS.

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Let the countdown officially begin:

Star Wars: Episode VII will hit theaters on December 18, 2015.

The major news was announced today via a statement by Walt Disney Studios chairman Alan Horn.

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“We’re very excited to share the official 2015 release date for Star Wars: Episode VII, where it will not only anchor the popular holiday filmgoing season but also ensure our extraordinary filmmaking team has the time needed to deliver a sensational picture,” said Horn.

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