Sony brought extended footage, and Warner Bros. came to CinemaCon with a mesmerizing behind the scenes featurette of Blade Runner 2049 with more shock and awe visuals, complete with the cast and behind-the-scenes team talking about the sequel to Ridley Scott’s R-rated 1982 sci-fi noir. In the featurette, which Warner Bros. isn’t dropping yet, Harrison Ford says, “It’s fun to play a character 30 years later and trying on old clothes and luckily they still…
The close call occurred at John Wayne Airport in Orange County, California, in early February.
‘Star Wars’ legend Mark Hamill has shared what’s thought to be the first ever image of him as the iconic Luke Skywalker. Hamill, who’s a keen user of social media (largely Instagram and Twitter), posted the photo of him on the Tunisian set of 1977’s ‘Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope’ (as it became known). Posting to his Instagram and Twitter accounts – both @hamillhimself – the actor described the image and how it was “perhaps” the first ever snap of him in character.
Original ‘Blade Runner’ star Edward James Olmos has confirmed he’s returning for the sequel ‘Blade Runner 2049’, having filmed a single scene. The actor who played Gaff, the Cityspeak-spouting, origami-making vice cop who tracks Harrison Ford’s Rick Deckard to a noodle bar, revealed the news during an interview with The Trend Talk Show.
Harrison Ford is thinking of his “Star Wars” co-star Carrie Fisher this Christmas. The Han Solo actor, who last appeared by her side on the big screen in 2015’s “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” released a statement on the situation Saturday, joining Mark Hamill and a number of other Hollywood stars voicing their support for the iconic actress and screenwriter. “I’m shocked and saddened to hear the news about my dear friend,” Ford said in a statement released to the media.
The ‘Star Wars’ icon told ET that he was “blissfully unaware” of the fling, and he’s happy about that.
According to Carrie Fisher, she and Harrison Ford had an intense affair while filming the original ‘Star Wars’ movie. The 60-year-old ‘Star Wars’ actress details the encounter in her new memoir, ‘The Princess Diarist’, which reveals the three-month affair with the then-33-year-old father of two. After stumbling upon her angst-ridden journals from during her time filming the original ‘Star Wars’, Fisher explained that she felt it was the right time to come clean.
George Lucas’s first iconic creation ‘Star Wars’ has already been shepherded to huge critical and commercial success without him – and it seems much the same is happening with Indiana Jones. Speaking to Collider, screenwriter David Koepp says Lucas is “not [involved in ‘Indiana Jones 5’], to my knowledge. While Lucas neither directed nor wrote the screenplays on any of the existing four ‘Indiana Jones’ films, the character is his creation, and he conceived the stories on all the films as well as serving as executive producer.
The British firm Foodles Production Ltd have been fined £1.6 million because of the accident on the set of ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ that resulted in Harrison Ford breaking his left leg after a malfunctioning hydraulic metal door crashed onto it. Ford also suffered a “deep laceration” to his left hand, which required plastic surgery. The incident took place back in June 2014 at Pinewood Studios in Buckinghamshire when Ford was 71.
Denis Villeneuve, the man tasked with overseeing a follow-up to Sir Ridley Scott’s iconic ‘Blade Runner’, has admitted that working on the film is “terrorising” him. Villeneuve made this admission to The Hollywood Reporter while at the Venice Film Festival, where his latest film ‘Arrival’ premiered to widespread critical acclaim. As you’d expect, the conversation soon turned to ‘Blade Runner 2′, which is due out in October, 2017, and has just begun production.
In Venice for festival screening of 'Arrival,' Canadian filmmaker offers an update on challenge of making a sequel to a classic
A construction worker has died on the set of ‘Blade Runner 2’. According to Mashable, a construction worker was killed on the set of the upcoming ‘Blade Runner’ sequel while taking apart one of the sets. “A Hungarian construction worker was killed while dismantling one of the sets for the untitled Blade Runner sequel at Budapest’s Origo Studios on Thursday,” they revealed.
The production company set up by Disney to make ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ has pleaded guilty to two criminal charges over the on-set accident that lead to Harrison Ford breaking his leg. According to the BBC, Foodles Production (UK) Ltd admitted to two of the four criminal charges brought by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) in Milton Keynes Magistrates’ Court earlier today, and will be sentenced at Aylesbury Crown Court on 22 August.
Alec Guinness By the time Episode IV was released, Sir Alec was 63 and an Oscar-winner for 1957’s ‘The Bridge On The River Kwai’. - Movies With Grammatical Errors In Their Titles - What Happened To The Red Coat Girl From Schindler’s List? While he obviously enjoyed some the filming – he liked Kenny Baker and Harrison Ford and even helped the latter find a flat to stay in while shooting in England – it was mainly about the money. Terence Stamp The British icon played the leader of the Galactic Senate in ‘The Phantom Menace’, but despite being excited to work with Natalie Portman, he told Empire magazine that he found the experience “boring”.
According to Slashfilm, ILM President Lynwen Brennan discussed the possibility of cross-platform media during Star Wars Celebration Europe… and casually dropped ‘Indiana Jones’ into the equation. “Kiri [Hart] and her group have mapped out a story and timeline across multiple platforms many years in advance, many EXHAUSTING years in advance,” she said. Of course, this reveals that the Lucasfilm Story Group is not only working on ‘Star Wars’ but also the ‘Indiana Jones’ series, too.
While the world was ecstatic to learn earlier this year that we’ll finally get a fifth instalment to the ‘Indiana Jones’ franchise the news was met with some trepidation. Most of this worry was instigated because of ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’’ treatment of Harrison Ford’s Han Solo. During a recent discussion with The Hollywood Reporter the legendary director kept mostly schtum about the current plans for ‘Indiana Jones 5′.
Mackenzie Davis has joined the cast of the increasingly-promising ‘Blade Runner’ sequel from director Denis Villeneuve, alongside Ryan Gosling and Harrison Ford. Davis - who was last seen in the realms of sci-fi as part of the team working to bring back Matt Damon in Ridley Scott’s smash hit 'The Martian’- joins ahead of the start of filming in July (via The Hollywood Reporter). At the very least this will account for Harrison Ford’s more vintage appearance, as he reprises his role as replicant hunter Rick Deckard.
Growing up in Newport Beach, California, Kelly McGillis, now 58, didn’t really think about danger. Two years after she moved to New York to study acting at the prestigious school Juilliard, she was mugged at gunpoint but even then she considered it a Big Apple initiation rather than being afraid.
Ryan Gosling can’t wait to get started on ‘Blade Runner 2’. During an interview with IGN, the 35-year-old ‘Blade Runner 2’ star revealed why he’s personally excited to see the sci-fi classic return to the big screen. During an interview with Gizmodo UK, original ‘Blade Runner’ star Rutger Hauer – who played the iconic replicant Roy Batty – sounded less than impressed with the thought of a sequel.
UPDATED, 7:22 PM: We don’t know if he’ll shoot first, but he has the job. Alden Ehrenreich will play Han Solo in Disney’s stand-alone Star Wars movie, confirming what Deadline reported exclusively three weeks ago. Sources say the Hail Caesar! star is negotiating to seal the deal. The film will cover events in Han Solo’s life that took place prior to his appearance in 1977’s Star Wars, but no story details have been revealed. But before Disney’s 2012 purchase of Lucasfilm…