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‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Almost Had a Different But Familiar Title

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There was a time when fans could only refer to Star Wars: The Force Awakens by the generic title of Episode VII. But in November of 2014 the film got the moniker we’ve all been buzzing about for over a year now. However, fans might be interested to hear that The Force Awakens once went by a completely different title, and it’s a name that will be familiar to those who read a particular novel from what is now called the Star Wars Legends series.

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WizzroSupreme2001d ago

Sure glad it stuck with The Force Awakens.

darklordzor1999d ago

I get the name, and even kind of like it, but I think too many people would have been thrown off. To be that close to an old EU title, and have NOTHING in common with it, would piss fans off even more.

walken71999d ago

Shadow of the Empire, so you don't have to go to the site.

mahmoods261999d ago

That's stupid. Shadows of the Empire is canon in the Saga. Of course you can't use it.