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Daisy Ridley Knew 'Star Wars' Character's Heritage For Years

Daisy Ridley has known the destiny of her 'Star Wars' character Rey for years.The 25-year-old actress portrays the mysterious, Force-wielding orphan in the new trilogy, making her first appearance in 2015's 'The Force Awakens', and...

Mark Hamill Almost Snubbed Star Wars Return

Mark Hamill almost snubbed the chance to return to 'Star Wars'.The 66-year-old actor played Jedi Knight Luke Skywalker in the original trilogy alongside Harrison Ford and the late Carrie Fisher as fellow heroes Han Solo...

Adam Driver Felt Sick Watching Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Adam Driver felt ''sick'' to his stomach when he watched 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'.The 33-year-old actor - who portrays villain Ben Solo/Kylo Ren in the popular sci-fi franchise - has admitted he feared...

Andrew Garfield Nearly Died After Contracting Meningitis

Andrew Garfield contracted meningitis after he was born.The 34-year-old actor is currently starring in Andy Serkis' directorial debut 'Breathe' as Robert Cavendish - who was diagnosed with polio and left paralysed by the illness -...

Rian Johnson Overwhelmed With Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Rian Johnson said filming 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' was overwhelming.The 43-year-old filmmaker helmed the upcoming eighth movie in the sci-fi franchise, and during a behind-the-scenes look at the highly anticipated film, Johnson said he...

Andy Serkis Nearly Said No To Lord Of The Rings

Andy Serkis almost turned down the offer to portray Gollum in 'The Lord of the Rings' trilogy.The 53-year-old actor shot to fame in the hit Peter Jackson franchise - based on J. R. R. Tolkien's...

Andy Serkis: Breathe Is A Story About The Human Spirit

Andy Serkis is proud of his new movie 'Breathe' because it is a story about the power of the ''human spirit''.The 53-year-old actor has made his directorial debut on the film which tells the true...

Andrew Garfield Wants A Rom Com

Andrew Garfield wants to make a ''really f***ing stupid'' movie.The 'Hacksaw Ridge' actor is ''ready'' to make a romantic comedy and thinks a lighter movie would make a refreshing change for him.Asked when he will...

Mark Hamill Finds Star Wars Intimidating And Terrifying

Mark Hamill still finds 'Star Wars' ''intimidating'' and ''terrifying''.The 66-year-old screen legend starred in the original sci-fi trilogy as Luke Skywalker and reprised his iconic Jedi role in 2015's 'The Force Awakens' and will play...

Domhnall Gleeson Confirms He Will Be In Third Star Wars Movie

Domhnall Gleeson has confirmed he will be in the third 'Star Wars' movie.The 34-year-old actor starred as the villainous General Hux in the 2015 J.J. Abrams movie 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens', and will reprise...

Andrew Garfield Is Looking For Meaningful Movies

Andrew Garfield is always on the lookout for ''challenging'' and ''meaningful'' movie roles.The 34-year-old British actor got catapulted to global fame by playing the titular superhero role in the two 'Amazing Spider-Man' movies and since...

Rian Johnson Finishes Post-production On The Last Jedi

Rian Johnson has finished post-production on 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'.The 43-year-old filmmaker has helmed eighth instalment of the sci-fi saga, which will hit cinemas this December, and now Johnson has taken to Instagram to...

Andy Serkis Remembers 'Incredible' Carrie Fisher

Andy Serkis feels privileged to have got to know the late Carrie Fisher because she was such an ''incredible human being''.The 53-year-old actor plays Supreme Leader Snoke in the new 'Star Wars' trilogy and although...

Harrison Ford Won't Return To Star Wars

Harrison Ford would ''rather not'' return to the 'Star Wars' franchise.The 75-year-old actor starred as the iconic Han Solo in the original trilogy and reprised his role in 2015's 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' but...

Mark Hamill Has Extensive Beatles Memorabilia Collection

Mark Hamill has a ''pretty nice'' Beatles memorabilia collection.The 65-year-old 'Star Wars' legend - who starred in the original trilogy as Luke Skywalker alongside Harrison Ford and the late Carrie Fisher - is constantly approached...

Joseph Gordon-levitt To Star In Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Joseph Gordon-Levitt will voice an alien in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'.The 36-year-old actor has collaborated with director Rian Johnson on three of his movies including 'Looper' and 'Brick', and the filmmaker is said to...

Rian Johnson Reveals Luke Skywalker Is The 'Last Jedi'

Rian Johnson confirmed Luke Skywalker is the ''last Jedi'' in the galaxy.The 43-year-old filmmaker helms the upcoming eighth instalment of the 'Star Wars' space saga, and as soon as the new title 'The Last Jedi'...

Anthony Daniels Hates Jar Jar Binks

Anthony Daniels has slammed the character of Jar Jar Binks in the 'Star Wars' franchise.The 71-year-old movie veteran has played the character of C-3PO in every movie in the hit sci-fi franchise to date -...

Domhnall Gleeson Was Never Sent His Star Wars Figure

Domhnall Gleeson was surprised he didn't get sent an action figure of his 'Star Wars' character General Hux.The 34-year-old actor plays the First Order military expert in 'The Force Awakens' and reprises his role in...

Rian Johnson Says Han Solo Will Have Major Role In Last Jedi

Rian Johnson said Han Solo will still have a major part in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'.Harrison Ford's iconic character was shockingly murdered by his own son Ben Solo/Kylo Ren (Adam Driver) in the 2015...

Rian Johnson Says Rey's Parents Will Be Revealed The Last Jedi

Rian Johnson confirmed Rey's parents will be revealed in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'.Fans began speculating about the lineage of the mysterious Force-using orphan - who is played by Daisy Ridley - since her first...

Mark Hamill Reveals Why Luke Skywalker Went Into Exile

Mark Hamill has l revealed why his 'Star Wars' character Luke Skywalker went into exile.The 65-year-old actor briefly reprised the role of the iconic Jedi in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' and is set to...

Jack Black's Sons Are Modern Day Picassos

Jack Black's sons are modern day ''Picassos''.The 'School Of Rock' star has revealed his sons Thomas, nine, and Samuel, 11, are great artists.He said: ''Their drawings are getting so good. I've got a couple Picassos...

Matt Reeves Wants Planet Of The Apes Franchise To Carry On

Matt Reeves would like the 'Planet of the Apes' franchise to carry on.The director helmed the two latest movies in the franchise - 2014's 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' and this year's 'War...

War For The Planet Of The Apes Beats Of Competition At Box Office

It was a busier weekend than usual at the box office with two monumental blockbusters going head-to-head. This weekend was dominated by 'War for the Planet of the Apes' and 'Spider-Man: Homecoming', with the former...

Andy Serkis In Attempted Blackmail Plot Over Lost Jungle Book Notes

Andy Serkis became the victim of an attempted blackmail plot over a lost notebook containing the secrets of his directorial debut 'The Jungle Book'.The 53-year-old director accidentally left a wedge a notes containing ''very important...

Andy Serkis Thinks Planet Of The Apes Actors Should Be Up For Oscars

The Planet Of The Apes series of films concludes with War for the Planet of the Apes, which is told through the eyes of his character Caesar. Serkis has consistently said that this kind of...

Watch Andy Serkis Read Donald Trump's Tweets As Gollum On 'The Late Show'

Lord of the Rings fans were treated to the spectacle of actor Andy Serkis reading out Donald Trump’s tweets as his character Gollum, when they tuned in to Stephen Colbert’s show this week.The 53 year...

Woody Harrelson's War For The Planet Of The Apes 'Concerns'

Woody Harrelson was ''concerned'' about portraying a stereotypical villain in 'War for the Planet of the Apes'. The 55-year-old actor had long discussions with director Matt Reeves about how to ensure his portrayal of The...

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