Could Star Wars fans be slightly less hyped about this new chapter in the series, with trailer views seemingly down across the board.
Star Wars actor Boyega said that he subject to so-called 'random checks' when he'd arrive in Los Angeles for auditions.
‘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.
Just when ‘Stargate’ fans had a glimmer of hope about a new big screen outing, their dreams have been dashed. Speaking to Empire (via Den of Geek), Devlin revealed that the proposed reboot, again helmed by Emmerich, had been canned.
While ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ is the film on everyone’s mind as we see out 2016, one of Disney and Lucasfilm’s other spin-offs, the young Han Solo movie, has a lot of buzz around it. Its star Alden Ehrenreich, the actor chosen to play the cocky smuggler made famous by Harrison Ford, has spoken about the exciting addition of ‘Community’s’ Donald Glover and how Chewbacca will feature. Speaking to HeyUGuys, the ‘Hail, Caesar!’ star isn’t allowed to say a lot, but was excited about the prospect of Glover (who also goes by the Childish Gambino rapper alias) involved in the project.
J.J. Abrams has revealed that Steven Spielberg provided two key bits of advice during production on ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ that led him to change the blockbuster. Abrams made this revelation during the director’s commentary for ‘The Force Awakens’, at first admitting that the legendary ‘Jaws’ and ‘Jurassic Park’ filmmaker suggested that he tweaked the scene where Poe’s TIE fighter crash lands in the sand. Rather than just being swallowed up by the sand, Spielberg told Abrams to include an explosion, too.
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.
Here’s one to get the collectors salivating… Disney is to launch new ‘big sleeve’ DVD editions of some of its classic movies. – Seven magnificent 21st century westerns – Fantastic Beasts posters reveal Harry Potter link – Nicolas Cage hunts Bin Laden in Army of One trailer The releases will be ‘super-sized’, and issued in collectable, 12” vinyl-style packaging, which will come complete with bespoke artwork. Classic movies including ‘Aladdin’, ‘Beauty and the Beast’ and ‘Cinderella’ are being unveiled in the new format. ...
One of the key revelations from the recent ‘Star Wars’ movie appeared to be that since getting together in ‘Return of the Jedi’, Princess Leia and Han Solo had split by ‘The Force Awakens’. No honeymoon period for us, just the awkwardness of an estranged couple embarrassed by the dreadful behaviour of their now-distant son Kylo Ren. ...
nless you’re John Boyega and you’re attending screenings of your own film in order to surprise fans, a celebrity going to see a movie in a theater on a whim isn’t that easy. But Cara Delevingne, like millions of others, just wanted to see Star Wars: The Force Awakens. So she found a way...
Daisy Ridley in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Photo: Everett Collection My 22-year-old brother attended a midnight screening of Star Wars: The Force Awakens on opening day. A big fan of the franchise — along with a few other million people (the film broke multiple box office records, bringing in $517 million worldwide in just one weekend) — he called me to dish the next day. He ranks it as the second best Star Wars of all time behind Empire Strikes Back, has “mad respect” for J.J.