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Has Star Wars VII Been Delayed?

Read on to find out if Harrison Ford's injury has postponed production. If you haven't been living under a Dewback for the last week or so, you'll know that Actor Harrison Ford was sent home for 8 weeks to rehab a broken leg he suffered on the set of Star Wars Episode VII . Since then, everyone has been wondering how that would affect the production schedule, particularly if he has a substantial role. And so, the obvious question has been floating around the galaxy: if production is delayed, how will that affect the release date? According to our friends at Jedi News, “a number of sources” are stating that shooting could be pushed back. This tells us that Director J.J. Abrams could not work around Ford’s absence - which we were initially led to believe - by changing up the planned filming schedule. This still could be the plan, but Jedi News did mention that a meeting was called earlier at Pinewood Studios in London to decide how best to move forward. Other si

'Star Wars 7' Cast Adds Lupita Nyong'o & Gwendoline Christie

The announcement should wrap up JJ Abrams' casting of the Sci-Fi odyssey. Production on Star Wars: Episode VII is apparently moving smoothly, and fans have gotten tantalizing pictures of the cast as they sat together to read the script .  But ever since Director JJ Abrams announced his cast for Star Wars: Episode VII , we had heard rumors that the creator of Alias and the current reboot of the  Star Trek  movie franchise was looking to add more members to that galaxy far, far away. Well, today we learned about two more, and they're big. First up is Oscar-winning Actress Lupita Nyong'o, who took home top honors in February for Best Supporting Actress in 12 Years a Slave . The other announcement will bring a smile to Game of Thrones fans. Actress Gwendoline Christie has been pegged to play a currently unknown role. She's become a fan favorite for her portrayal of the stead-fast, sword-wielding Brienne of Tarth in the HBO hit. Here's a portion of the p