About That Boycott: On Star Wars and the Idea of “Feeding The Trolls”
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About That Boycott: On Star Wars and the Idea of “Feeding The Trolls”

Greetings, lovers of the Zoo. Today, instead of posting a new “Marvelous Women” piece, I’m going to comment on something that’s been on my mind since yesterday…which happens to be the commotion surrounding #BoycottStarWarsVII. In case you haven’t heard, #BoycottStarWarsVII was trending yesterday, much to the confusion of the general public. The tag, (which was … Continue reading

‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Receives Official Release Date
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‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Receives Official Release Date

Finally! I was beginning to think that Disney and LucasFilm would never give this film a date. Moving on, Disney and LucasFilm announced today that Star Wars: Episode VII would be arriving in theaters on December 18, 2015. This announcement officially confirms (see: vindicates) previous reports of the film being moved from Moviepocalyspe to a … Continue reading

Movie News From Around the Web: ‘Catching Fire’, ‘Star Wars VII’ and More
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Movie News From Around the Web: ‘Catching Fire’, ‘Star Wars VII’ and More

I’m going to completely honest: This weeks news hasn’t been all that riveting or even captivating. However, I’ve managed to find interesting news worth sharing; so, go ahead and check it all out below: Jennifer Ehle will be playing Anastasia Steele’s (Dakota Johnson) mother in Fifty Shades of Grey. Um. But why though? Just in … Continue reading

[RUMOR]: David Oyelowo and Michael B. Jordan Up For Roles in Star Wars VII
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[RUMOR]: David Oyelowo and Michael B. Jordan Up For Roles in Star Wars VII

Annnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnd, the rumors shan’t cease. Moving on, in light of reports that Saoirse Ronan had recently met with J.J. Abrams and Benedict Cumberbatch was still involved in Star Wars: Episode VII, the Latino Review is reporting that stars Michael B. Jordan (Fruitvale Station, Chronicle) and David Oyelowo (Lee Daniel‘s The Butler, Lincoln) are apparently circling … Continue reading

[RUMOR]: Has ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Found Its Title?
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[RUMOR]: Has ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Found Its Title?

It’s been nearly a year since Disney shocked the world by announcing that they had acquired Lucasfilm for 4 billion dollars and had plans to continue the Star Wars franchise (They made the announcement October 2012). Since then, we’ve seen everything from old and new casting news to Benedict Cumberbatch-related news. However, if we backtrack … Continue reading