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Mark Hamill To Front Star Wars Documentary

The veteran actor, who rose to fame as Star Wars hero Luke Skywalker in the original trilogy, is fronting a film titled Star Wars: Evolution of the Lightsaber Duel, which tells the story...

Mark Hamill Feared Protests Over Star Wars Return

Mark shot to fame as Luke Skywalker in the original 1977 Star Wars blockbuster and he went on to appear in two sequels, but he has previously been unenthusiastic about reprising his breakout...

Carrie Fisher Warns Harrison Ford Off Flying

The 73-year-old actor's passion for aviation came close to killing him in March (15) when he was forced into a perilous emergency landing on a California golf course when a two-seater aircraft suffered...

Carrie Fisher: 'My New Star Wars Hair Reminds Me Of A Primate's Rear End'

The 59 year old reprises her classic role as Princess Leia in the forthcoming film and depicts a more mature version of the character.In the original movies Princess Leia's hair buns became an iconic style,...

George Lucas Feted At Kennedy Center Honours Show

The Star Wars creator was presented with the ceremonial rainbow ribbon for his contribution to U.S. culture following a State Department Dinner in Washington, D.C. on Saturday (05Dec15). George and his fellow...

Carrie Fisher Talks Her Return As Princess Leia In 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

With the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens just weeks away, Carrie Fisher, aka Princess Leia, is getting reflective on her character’s history and how much things have changed since she first appeared on...

Carrie Fisher Writing Book About Star Wars Filming Experience

The star recently came across diaries she kept while shooting the 1977 movie, and she's planning to turn them into a new book about her time on the set. "(I was)...

Debbie Reynolds Recovering From Difficult Back Surgery

The Hollywood veteran was due to be presented with the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award at The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences annual gala last month (Nov15), but on the eve of...

Carrie Fisher Reveals She Was Told To Lose 35 Lbs In Preparation For New Star Wars Movie

Carrie Fisher, who came to international fame when she played Princess Leia in the original Star Wars trilogy, says that she was pressured into losing over 35 lbs in order to reprise her role in...

Carrie Fisher: 'The Movie Industry Is Shallow'

The 59-year-old star is reprising her role as Princess Leia in the hotly anticipated Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens, which hits cinemas this month (Dec15). Before she could step into the intergalactic...

Jj Abrams Talks John Boyega Playing A Stormtrooper And Making 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' More Female Friendly

Star Wars: The Force Awakens director JJ Abrams stopped by ‘The Howard Stern Show’ on Monday to talk about the much anticipated sequel. Speaking to the shock-jock, Abrams discussed criticisms over the casting of black...

Carrie Fisher Blasts Lord's Prayer Advert Ban Before Star Wars

Advertising bosses at Digital Cinema Media (DCM) pulled the commercial, which features Christians reciting lines from the Lord's Prayer, due to fears it would cause offence to viewers waiting to see Star Wars:...

Debbie Reynolds Bows Out Of Governors Awards

Carrie Fisher's mum was due to be presented with the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award at The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences annual gala, but on the eve of the event, Reynolds...

J.j. Abrams: 'Star Wars: Episode Viii Script Is Done'

The moviemaker, who will executive produce the sequel to this year's (15) The Force Awakens, tells Wired magazine the script for Episode VIII is done. "I'm sure rewrites are going to be...

Carrie Fisher Offers Advice To Newcomer Daisy Ridley

The actress, who starred as Princess Leia in the sci-fi franchise, will reprise her role in upcoming movie Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens and she made the comments to the...

Daisy Ridley Given 'Star Wars' Wardrobe Advice By Carrie Fisher - "Don't Be A Slave Like I Was"

The female lead of the original Star Wars movies has given some sage advice to the star of the new ones, as Carrie Fisher interviewed newcomer Daisy Ridley. The Princess Leia actress, now 59, has...

New 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Trailer Breaks The Internet And Helps Smash Advance Ticket Records [Watch]

On Monday evening the new trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens hit and the internet nearly broke, thanks to the reactions of excited fans. The new clip is our third look at the upcoming...

Gold Galore At Auction: Princess Leia’S Golden Bikini & Elvis’ Gold-leaf Piano

Ever wanted to own Princess Leia’s bikini or Elvis’ piano? Well, now you can. That is if you happen to have tens of thousands of dollars going spare as both items have been or are...

Carrie Fisher's 'Slave Leia' Bikini Sells For 96k

Carrie Fisher's famous 'Star Wars' bikini has sold for $96,000.The iconic metal outfit - which the actress donned as Princess Leia in 'Star Wars: Episode VI: Return of the Jedi' when she was captured by...

Princess Leia's Gold Bikini Up For Auction

The iconic outfit, seen onscreen in 1983's Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi, is expected to fetch up to $120,000 (£75,000) when it is auctioned off during the Profiles in...

Mark Hamill Reprising His Voice Role As The Joker In ‘Batman: The Killing Joke’

Mark Hamill is reprising his role as the voice of the Joker in the upcoming animated film adaptation of Batman: The Killing Joke. Hamill voiced the Joker, and a number of other small roles, in...

Benicio Del Toro Reportedly Offered Villain Role In ‘Star Wars: Episode Viii’

Benicio Del Toro has reportedly been offered the villain role in Star Wars: Episode VIII. A number of sources close to the casting process confirmed Del Toro’s possible involvement in the sequel to Star Wars:...

Carrie Fisher 'To Write Star Wars Book'

Carrie Fisher is to write a book about 'Star Wars'.The 58-year-old actress - who starred as Princess Leia in the original trilogy - has kept detailed notes of her on-set experiences and is set to...

Amy Schumer’S ‘Star Wars’ Themed Gq Shoot Was Not Approved By Lucasfilm

Amy Schumer’s Star Wars themed GQ shoot was not approved by Lucasfilm. Schumer featured on the cover of GQ’s August edition in a shoot she designed herself. She was pictured in suggestive poses with robots...

Harrison Ford Makes First Public Appearance Since Plane Crash

The actor, who plays Han Solo in the sci-fi franchise, reportedly told fans, "I'm fine. I walked here so how bad can it be?" Ford broke his ankle and pelvis when he...

Andy Serkis' Star Wars Character Revealed

The identity of Andy Serkis' character in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' has been revealed.The 51-year-old British actor will appear in the role of Supreme Leader Snoke in the J.J. Abrams-directed movie, which is set...

Harrison Ford 'Had Fire In His Eyes' After On-set Accident

Harrison Ford had ''a fire in his eyes'' after injuring himself while filming 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'.The 72-year-old actor - who reprises the role of Han Solo in the much-anticipated new movie, which is...

Director Josh Trank Leaves 'Star Wars' Spin-off, Citing Personal Reasons

Director Josh Trank has announced his departure from a standalone Star Wars project. The Chronicle director was supposed to direct a spin-off film, similar to Star Wars: Rogue One which is currently being developed by...

Watch The Old Meet The New As 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Teaser Excites Fans [Trailer & Pictures]

Star Wars fans got what they’d been waiting for on Thursday, as the second trailer for the upcoming Star Wars: The Force Awakens hit. The clip, which shows many of the franchise's new stars along...

May The Fourth Be With You! Or April 10th For The Full 'Star Wars' Hd Collection

'Star Wars' is a phenomenon. The oddball 1977 original movie (later deemed to be "Part 4") was the first true blockbuster, changing the way movies are merchandised and reigniting the steadily dying science fiction genre....

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