Submission Summary: 0 pending, 17 declined, 18 accepted (35 total, 51.43% accepted)
In order to give maximum creative freedom to the filmmakers and also preserve an element of surprise and discovery for the audience, Star Wars Episodes VII-IX will not tell the same story told in the post-Return of the Jedi Expanded Universe.
The news is unlikely to be a surprise, given George Lucas's previous pronouncements on the issue.
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