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Ron Howard Reveals The Empire Will Feature In Han Solo Film

Ron Howard has revealed The Empire will feature in the new 'Han Solo' film.The Academy Award-winning filmmaker took over directing duties on 'Star Wars' spin-off story - which will revolve around the early days of...

Ron Howard Reveals New Golden R2 Unit

Ron Howard has revealed an R2 unit will feature in the upcoming 'Han Solo' movie.The Academy Award-winning filmmaker took over directing 'Star Wars' spin-off story after Phil Lord and Christopher Miller left Disney's project due...

Star Wars Legend Billy Dee Williams Advised Donald Glover On Playing Lando

Billy Dee Williams is certain Donald Glover will be great as his 'Star Wars' character Lando Calrissian because he's a ''very talented young man'' with his ''own ideas'' about the role.Glover has been cast as...

Billy Dee Williams 'Wouldn't Say No' To Han Solo Spin-off Cameo

Atlanta star Glover will take over the character originated by Williams in 1980's Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back, and Episode VI - Return of the Jedi in 1983, with...

Debbie Reynolds Pays Tribute To Daughter Carrie Fisher

Debbie Reynolds has paid tribute to her ''beloved and amazing'' daughter Carrie Fisher after she passed away on Tuesday (27.12.16).The 84-year-old actress has taken to social media to post a sweet tribute message for her...

Carrie Fisher Never Improved After Heart Attack

Carrie Fisher reportedly never regained consciousness after she was admitted to hospital on Friday (23.12.16).The 'Star Wars' actress - who passed away on Tuesday (27.12.16) at the age of 60 after suffering a heart attack...

Billy Dee Williams To Star In The Lego Batman Movie

Billy Dee Williams is set to star in 'The Lego Batman Movie'.The 79-year-old actor will lend his voice to the iconic supervillain Two-Face in the animated comedy spin-off of the traditional comic book movie, alongside...

Donald Glover Cast As Lando Calrissian In Han Solo Movie

Donald Glover has been cast as the young Lando Calrissian in the as-yet—untitled Han Solo Star Wars movie, Lucasfilm has announced.The actor will star opposite Alden Ehrenreich, who has already been cast as Han Solo.Donald...

Donald Glover Set For Lando Calrissian Role In Star Wars Spin-off

Donald Glover is being tipped to play a young Lando Calrissian in the Han Solo 'Star Wars' spin-off film.According to website BirthMoviesDeath.com, the 32-year-old actor-and-musician is reportedly being lined-up by Disney to take on the...

Billy Dee Williams Returns To Colt 45 Roots

The Star Wars hero served as the company's brand ambassador for five years in the 1980s, starring in a series of popular commercials with the tagline, "Works every time." And now, 30...

Billy Dee Williams To Lead Dirty Dancing Band

The Star Wars actor will play charismatic musician Tito Suarez, who oversees the entertainers at the Upstate New York resort where the film takes place. The role was originally played by actor/dancer...

Billy Dee Williams To Make Star Wars Return

Billy Dee Williams will return for the new 'Star Wars' trilogy.The 77-year-old actor, who starred as Lando Calrissian in the iconic film franchise, was overlooked for the eagerly-awaited 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens', but he...

7 Things We Need To See In 'Star Wars Episode Vii'

There’s about a million reasons we can’t wait for Star Wars Episode VII to come out. Yes, we know it’s not due for release until the end of 2015, but that’s not stopping us from...

Billy Dee Williams Drops Out Of Dancing With The Stars

Star Wars hero Billy Dee Williams has pulled out of U.S. ballroom competition Dancing With The Stars due to a chronic back problem.The actor, who turns 77 on Sunday (06Apr14), announced he would be leaving...

Billy Dee Williams & Cody Simpson Sign On For Dancing Show

Star Wars hero Billy Dee Williams and Australian pop star Cody Simpson have signed up to compete for the upcoming 18th season of hit U.S. show Dancing With The Stars.They will be joined on...

Dancing With The Stars Line-up Revealed

NeNe Leakes will compete on 'Dancing With The Stars'.The outspoken 'Real Housewives of Atlanta' star is set to join the likes of 'Price Is Right' host Drew Carey, former ice hockey player Sean Avery and...

Mark Hamill Wants 'Whole Gang' In Star Wars 7

Mark Hamill wants to get the ''whole gang'' of original actors to appear in the new 'Star Wars' film.The star and many of the cast from the first film in the iconic series - 'Star...

Ross Reunited With Williams 35 Years After Mahogany Movie

Superstar DIANA ROSS was left in awe during a recently taped episode of THE OPRAH WINFREY SHOW after she was reunited with her MAHOGANY co-star BILLY DEE WILLIAMS, 35 years after the movie was released.The...

Snoop Dogg And Alexander Team Up For Horror Comedy

Rapper SNOOP DOGG and SEINFELD star JASON ALEXANDER are set to team up for a quirky new horror comedy about a doomed Los Angeles neighbourhood. The odd couple will join BILLY DEE WILLIAMS, METHOD MAN,...

Timberlake Set For Batman Begins Baddie Role?

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE is being considered as the villainous HARVEY DENT in the BATMAN BEGINS sequel. The pop star is up against actor LIEV SHREIBER for the hot role, which was played previously by BILLY...

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