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Rumor Episode VII at D23

Discussion in 'Star Wars: Episode VII and Beyond (Archive)' started by ManaByte, Jul 26, 2013.

  1. Darth Chiznuk

    Darth Chiznuk Superninja of New Films star 6 Staff Member Manager

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    His comments (if true) have me wondering why he's apparently in the know. I know some will spin it and say he's in EPVII but some of his other comments today make me think he's hinting at a Darth Plagueis adaptation for a spin-off film. That would make me quite happy if true.
     
  2. Immortiss

    Immortiss Force Ghost star 5

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    Me, too. It's a great story.
     
  3. Pro Scoundrel

    Pro Scoundrel New Films Lawgiver & Casual Flyer star 5 Staff Member Manager

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    Hmmm, interesting.
     
  4. Granger

    Granger Jedi Knight star 2

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    A few weeks ago the rumor was "there will be a Star Wars presence at D23". Add social media plus time and stir and you get this rumor that the big three will be there, the title will be announced etc. By the time D23 happens social media will be buzzing that they'll have a trailer to show. In all likelihood they will announce a new theme park ride, maybe a new attraction like a cantina restaurant and that will be it.
     
  5. HanSolo29

    HanSolo29 Manager Emeritus + Official Star Wars Artist star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Disney confirmed that we are guaranteed, at the very least, an announcement for the Star Wars expansion into the theme parks: http://www.bizjournals.com/orlando/blog/2013/07/disneys-d23-expo-to-reveal-details-on.html

    As for if we will be getting Episode VII details, they are keeping very quiet on that end.
     
  6. Graphic

    Graphic Jedi Knight star 2

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    Damn. Where are these Bothan Spys? We need them.
     
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  7. TheStorm

    TheStorm Jedi Master star 4

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    Well maybe all the reports are right. D23 would be more logical it seems. So here's hoping we get something.
     
  8. Darth_Hydra

    Darth_Hydra Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    I'm not holding my breath hoping for anything to come out of CE II this weekend concerning Episode VII.
     
  9. darklordoftech

    darklordoftech Force Ghost star 6

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    The one thing I'm holding my breath for is that holocron presentation.
     
  10. acroyear7

    acroyear7 Jedi Master star 3

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    Palpatine being a Sith phantom?
     
  11. darklordoftech

    darklordoftech Force Ghost star 6

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    What are you responding to? I'm honestly confused.
     
  12. ManaByte

    ManaByte Chosen One star 5

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    They're confiscating all phones, cameras, and electronic devices for the Saturday live action studios panel. That means something huge is planned...
     
  13. Diggs

    Diggs Jedi Master star 4

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    Must be then, then.

    I have a hunch we'll get the entire cast and not just the big 3.
     
  14. Palpatine2016

    Palpatine2016 Jedi Master star 4

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    I really feel like we're on the cusp of some big news...

    But I have been known to make mistakes...From time to time...
     
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  15. Darth Chiznuk

    Darth Chiznuk Superninja of New Films star 6 Staff Member Manager

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    Wait is something happening? What is this panel about that they're confiscating phones and such for?
     
  16. Zuckuss the Ruckuss

    Zuckuss the Ruckuss Jedi Master star 4

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    Wait, isn't celebration over for the day? Its like 9:00 pm in Germany right now....
     
  17. HanSolo29

    HanSolo29 Manager Emeritus + Official Star Wars Artist star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    It is over for today.

    They're referring to the live action studios event taking place at D23 on Saturday morning (August 10). Here are the details:

    Let the Adventures Begin: Live Action at The Walt Disney Studios
    The Walt Disney Studios Chairman Alan Horn will showcase the Studios’ exciting live-action release slate, including Disney’s Saving Mr. Banks and Tomorrowland, Marvel’s Thor: The Dark World, and much more.Cell phones, cameras, and all recording devices will be checked for this presentation.
     
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  18. smudger9

    smudger9 Jedi Master star 4

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    Hmmm. Doesn't mention Star Wars. The lack of any news regarding Ep VII, rebels (a few concept pictures is not "news") and TCW bonus content is becoming extremely frustrating.


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  19. Zuckuss the Ruckuss

    Zuckuss the Ruckuss Jedi Master star 4

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    I think we will get the "big three announcement" and that will be about it. Maybe some design stuff and what have you. I think the main leads announcement will be in the fall.

    Stuff like title and significant plot points won't be until next summer.
     
  20. HanSolo29

    HanSolo29 Manager Emeritus + Official Star Wars Artist star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    I'm assuming it falls into the "much more" category. It is a 2 hour panel, so a lot can happen. :p

    But yeah, it is quite frustrating!
     
  21. ManaByte

    ManaByte Chosen One star 5

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    At the last D23 (it's every other year) they showed the first footage from The Avengers, and it wasn't on the schedule. They don't advertise the big things.
     
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  22. HegoDamask

    HegoDamask Jedi Knight star 2

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    If it is an adaption of the Luceno novel I would be overjoyed. It is probably the best Star Wars novel I've read and it fixes many of the plot holes regarding number one. It's story is also brilliant, it really does an excellent job fleshing out the character of Plagueis and expanding Palpatine.

    Also it would be greatly appreciated if you send the source!
     
  23. Darth Chiznuk

    Darth Chiznuk Superninja of New Films star 6 Staff Member Manager

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    This is an earlier quote from Ian McDiarmid regarding a possible spin-off:

    http://www.theforce.net/latestnews/story/Ian_McDiarmid_Talks_Palpatine_Spinoff_Film_150857.asp

    And here is his quote from CEII that I was referring to:

    http://www.bleedingcool.com/2013/07...ast-reunite-for-star-wars-celebration-europe/

    It's the fourth comment down where it seems to me that he might be hinting at a spin-off.
     
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  24. HegoDamask

    HegoDamask Jedi Knight star 2

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    How many spin offs did Disney say they are making? We have the Fett/Solo things alluded to already... I'm just skeptical as to whether we'll be seeing this anytime soon.
     
  25. Darth Chiznuk

    Darth Chiznuk Superninja of New Films star 6 Staff Member Manager

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    I think they have two confirmed but them being about Fett or Solo are just rumors right now so who knows. They could be about something completely different. If it is a Plagueis adaptation I would think they would probably want to get started as soon as possible because McDiarmid's not getting any younger. It just seems odd that McDiarmid would know when the casting announcement was going to happen unless he was involved in these projects.