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Star Wars: Episode VIII

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Does Peter Jackson Have A Copy Of The Star Wars: Episode VIII Script?

At first glance you may not see anything in this photo but a desk but if you look closer you might see history in the making. Or an April Fool’s prank. We’re not sure. What you’re looking at is a still from this The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug preview video Peter Jackson posted on April 1. FirstShowing.net pulled a screencap from 4:51 in which you may notice, is a script to Star Wars: Episode VIII. I think we can say one thing for sure, showing it was not a mistake. However, we don’t know if this was meant as a joke (he does have a great prop department at hand) or meant to drive nerds completely out of their minds. What do you think?

Previously in Star Wars

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Lawrence Kasdan and Simon Kinberg to Write Star Wars: Episodes VIII and IX?

Oh, happy day! As you may have heard (from either us or the approximately 12 million other sites heavy on the Star Wars this month), screenwriter Michael Arndt was recently selected to write Star Wars: Episode VII. And now it’s looking like we have writers for Episodes VIII and IX as well: Lawrence Kasdan and Simon Kinberg.

Why is this news so awesome? Only because Kasdan wrote The Empire Strikes Back (the best of the original trilogy, in my view. Accept no substitutes) and Return of the Jedi, in addition to Raiders of the Lost Ark.

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