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‘Star Wars’ trailers vs. what ended up in the film

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J.J. Abrams never intended to guide “Star Wars” fans in the wrong direction. The writer-director says — spoiler alert! — that while trailers for “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” feature footage and dialogue that didn’t ultimately end up in the final cut of the movie, the discrepancies weren’t meant to throw anyone off. “It’s a fairly common occurrence when you’re working on a movie, and it’s a year or six months out,” said Abrams. “We were still editing, refining and…

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Email insights: Carlos Lopez-Cantera uses “The Force” to attract fans with “Star Wars” screening

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“Star Wars” mania hits Florida’s U.S. Senate race. “The force is with our campaign, and for that, we want to say thank you,” says a new email from Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera. For a lucky few that means a chance to join the Republican Senate hopeful for a preview of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” in Miami. As a “huge Star Wars buff,” Lopez-Cantera is holding a Star Wars Watch Party on Thursday – one day before the highly awaited…

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