‘Star Wars’ Casting News: The Agony and Ecstasy in Hollywood’s Reactions

Betty White, Lars Von Trier help “Episode VII” rocket to the top of Twitter trends

Last Updated: August 4, 2014 @ 10:11 AM

If you were wondering why your Twitter feed just exploded, the casting announcement for JJ Abrams’ “Star Wars: Episode VII” may have something to do with it.

We scrolled through the hashtags and @ signs for you to find the best tweets from Hollywood and beyond reacting to the biggest nerd news in years.