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For the latest movie news, turn to Mark Hamill himself apparently.

The last Jedi standing recently opened up to ET about his possible return to Star Wars in Episode VII, and weighed in on many other topics regarding the film.

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Hamill says there aren't any deals in place for himself, Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford returning to Star Wars yet, but Lucasfilm is negotiating with them.

"They're talking to us," Hamill said, and they have for some time.

"George [Lucas] wanted to know whether we'd be interested. He did say that if we didn't want to do it, they wouldn't cast another actor in our parts."

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Harrison Ford will likely reprise his role as Han Solo in Star Wars: Episode VII, the next installment of the iconic franchise, according to reports!

Rumors that Ford would be returning, along with Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher as Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia, look to be the real deal.

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Hammil and Fisher met with Lucas last year to discuss the new film, which takes place some time after the events of Return of the Jedi (Episode III).

It's unclear what roles Han, Luke and Leia will have in the next trilogy, but Solo is also reportedly the focal point of one of two potential Star Wars spinoffs.

A Han Solo movie and a Boba Fett movie are being planned along with Episode VII, which is set for a 2015 release and will be directed by JJ Abrams.

Are you excited that Harrison Ford & Co. are back on board?

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Cats may be cute, small and innocent-seeming, but like the best of us, they can corrupted by the seductive power of the Dark Side of the Force.

Just ask Jedi Kitten, who demonstrates this in the video below.

Are our beloved pets actually out to get us? Watch what happens when one little guy uses the Force in nefarious ways and ponder that question:

Did Jedi Kitten receive orders from Yoda to do this? Or did he lose control over his powers and decide to antagonize a goldfish and turn on his owner?

So many questions. In related news, there are a pair of Star Wars spinoffs in the works. Hopefully Jedi Kitten can at least get a cameo in one of them.

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In addition to the J.J. Abrams-directed Star Wars: Episode VII, fans of the film series can now look forward to Han Solo and Boba Fett spinoffs!

The popular characters will be the focus of stand-alone films to go along with the main series, which will be revived in 2015, according to reports.

Just in time for the completion of the Death Star!

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Writers Simon Kinberg and Lawrence Kasdan are working on a script for a Han Solo-centric film, plus a bounty-hunting tale centering on Boba Fett.

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The Death Star, undoubtedly a worthwhile undertaking but not on the Obama administration's radar, is now on Kickstarter if you want to help build one.

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A recent White House Death Star petition was denied, citing Obama's “we don’t blow up planets” political stance and the potential fiscal nightmare.

Now, a new Kickstarter project wants to pick up those plans, using an open source design effort and trying to raise funding to help make it happen.

A LOT of funding.

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You don't typically associate Legos with racism, but the company has come under fire over its “Jabba’s Palace” Star Wars that some say is offensive.

The Lego racism claims come from the Turkish Cultural Community (TCC) of Austria, which railed against the company for a set it feels is offensive.

Lego Racism?

The group says Jabba's Palace is rife with negative and one-dimensional stereotypes, and the TCC outlined the reasons in a statement on their website:

“The terrorist Jabba the Hutt likes to smoke a hookah and have his victims killed."

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The force will soon be with J.J. Abrams.

Despite claiming in November that he would not get behind the camera for Star Wars Episode VII, the beloved director has reportedly had a change of heart.

The Wrap now confirms that Abrams is on board.

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The wildly anticipated film won't come out until 2015, with nothing known regarding the plot or the cast at the moment.

But Abrams was hailed for his reboot of Star Trek two years ago and admitted late last year that the special effect in Star Wars "blew [his] mind" upon initial viewing. He's a big fan.

Is he the right man for the all-important job?

 

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The Obama Administration issued a response to an online petition asking the White House to commission an intergalactic Death Star a la Star Wars.

Sadly, it rejected the request.

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Guess The Force was not strong enough with this petition.

Claiming it would cost an estimated $850,000,000,000,000,000 and that "the administration does not support blowing up planets," Obama nixed the idea.

The White House was forced to offer an official response, since the petition garnered the requisite 25,000 signatures on the WeThePeople petitioning system.

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Has Jason Flemyng let the cat out of the wildly anticipated bag?

In an interview with Hey U Guys at the UK Seven Psychopaths premiere, the actor was asked about working again with good friend and director Matthew Vaughn.

On Star Wars Episode VII, perhaps? Hey, it's possible, Flemyng replied... before quickly realizing that he may have revealed a bit too much.

Watch his reaction now and then decide: Will you be happy if Vaughn does, indeed, end up behind the camera?

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Michael Arndt has been selected for one of the most sought after jobs in Hollywood at the moment: he will pen the screenplay for Star Wars Episode VII.

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The decision has been confirmed by StarsWars.com, which posted a statement last night announcing the hiring of Arndt.

He won an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay for writing Little Miss Sunshine in 2006 and was nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay for writing Toy Story 3 four years later.

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