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Riz Ahmed: I Was Obsessive About Star Wars

Riz Ahmed became a ''bit obsessive'' in an effort to land a role in 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story'.The 35-year-old actor starred as Bodhi Rook, a former Imperial cargo pilot, in the 2016 movie,...

Gary Barlow Plays Resistance Trooper In Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Gary Barlow played a Resistance trooper in the Battle of Crait in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'.The Take That singer already revealed he wasn't a stormtrooper in the latest instalment of the blockbuster sci-fi franchise,...

Bradley Whitford Joins Godzilla: King Of The Monsters

Bradley Whitford has joined the cast of 'Godzilla: King of the Monsters'.The 57-year-old actor - who recently starred in the gritty racial-horror 'Get Out' - has reportedly sealed a deal with Legendary Entertainment and Warner...

Charles Dance Joins Cast Of Godzilla: King Of The Monsters

Charles Dance has joined the cast of 'Godzilla: King of the Monsters'.Best known for playing Tywin Lannister in HBO's hit fantasy drama 'Game of Thrones', the 70-year-old actor joins Sally Hawkins who will be reprising...

Gareth Edwards Cannot Watch Rogue One After Carrie Fisher's Death

The actress, who portrayed Princess Leia in the movie blockbusters, had an image of her younger self recreated digitally for the Star Wars spin-off movie, which opened in cinemas in December (16), just...

Rogue One Was Love Letter To Carrie Fisher

Gareth Edwards has described 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' as ''one big love letter'' to Carrie Fisher.The 41-year-old filmmaker admitted he has been unable to sit down and watch the stand-alone movie -...

Vera Farmiga Joins Godzilla: King Of The Monsters

Vera Farmiga is set to join the cast of 'Godzilla: King of the Monsters'.The 43-year-old actress will play the wife of the as yet unnamed protagonist - played by 'Friday Night Lights' actor Kyle Chandler...

Millie Bobby Brown 'Excited' To Be Starring In Godzilla: King Of The Monsters

Millie Bobby Brown is very ''excited'' for her debut film role in 'Godzilla: King of the Monsters'.The 12-year-old actress - famous for her role as 'Eleven' in Netflix series 'Stranger Things' - has been cast...

Millie Bobby Brown Joins Godzilla 2

Mille Bobby Brown has reportedly joined the cast of 'Godzilla: King of the Monsters'.According to Variety, the 'Stranger Things' star's character for the monster movie sequel is yet to be revealed, with producers keeping tight-lipped...

Ben Mendelsohn: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Could Have Been 'Vastly Different'

Ben Mendelsohn says 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' could have told a ''vastly different'' story.The 47-year-old actor - who plays villain Director Orson Krennic in the spin-off movie to the popular sci-fi franchise -...

Gareth Edwards Was 'Dreaming' Throughout Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Gareth Edwards felt like he was ''dreaming'' for the whole two years he was working on 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story'.The 41-year-old director is devastated filming for the forthcoming sci-fi flick has come to...

Riz Ahmed Reveals His Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Casting Fears

Riz Ahmed feared he had blown his chance of appearing in 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' after behaving like a ''psychopath''.The London-born actor sent a dozen recordings of auditions to director Gareth Edwards, but...

Gareth Edwards: There's Something Special About The British Accent

Gareth Edwards thinks there is ''something special'' about the British accent.The 41-year-old director has helmed the much-anticipated 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story', which was shot in Britain and features English actress Felicity Jones and...

Diego Luna Praises Diversity In Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Diego Luna has praised 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' for sending a ''clear message'' about diversity.The 36-year-old actor stars as Captain Cassian Andor in the upcoming spin-off to the popular 'Star Wars' franchise, and...

Sofia Coppola Tipped To Direct Star Wars Movie

Gareth Edwards has tipped Sofia Coppola to direct a 'Star Wars' movie. The 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' director would love to see a female director taking charge of one of the movies in...

Gareth Edwards Reveals 'Rogue One' Scenes Were Shot In One Of London's Busiest Districts

It's normally fairly easy to spot a movie set going on away from a studio if it's not in the wilderness, but we'll bet you didn't know that scenes from the upcoming 'Rogue One: A...

Felicity Jones Adopted A Rocky-like Approach To Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Felicity Jones adopted a ''Rocky-like devotion to fitness'' for her role in 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story'.The 33-year-old actress has been cast as Jyn Erso in the Gareth Edwards-directed movie and has revealed she...

Diego Luna Almost Missed Rogue One Casting Phone Call

The Elysium star was anxious to find out if he had landed the role of Rebel Alliance Captain Cassian Andor in the new Star Wars spin-off film, but he almost missed the crucial...

Diego Luna Nearly Missed Casting Call From Rogue One Director

Diego Luna nearly missed a casting call for 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story'.The 36-year-old actor has confessed he contemplated screening a call from the movie's director Gareth Edwards to offer him the role of...

Kathleen Kennedy Hints At Female Star Wars Director

LucasFilm has ''every intention'' of hiring female filmmakers for 'Star Wars' movies. Kathleen Kennedy, who is the chief of the production company, has insisted they are on the lookout for the right directors for future...

George Lucas Approves Of Rogue One

George Lucas has given his seal of approval to 'Rouge One: A Star Wars Story'.The 72-year-old 'Star Wars' creator has seen the second film in the sci-fi blockbuster franchise to be released since he sold...

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Stars Create Charity T-shirts

The hotly anticipated Star Wars spin-off film hits cinemas next month (Dec16) and to celebrate its release, Disney and Target have teamed up on a philanthropic venture. Supporting UNICEF Kid Power, T-shirt line Force 4...

Diego Luna's Surprise Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Role

Diego Luna has compared starring in 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' to being in love.The 36-year-old actor is taking on the role of Captain Cassian Andor in the hotly-anticipated movie and has likened the...

Felicity Jones Did Kung Fu Every Day For Rogue One

Felicity Jones did kung fu every day in preparation for 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story'.The 33-year-old actress - who portrays Jyn Erso - was surprised by how much training she had to put herself...

Dying Star Wars Fan Granted Screening Wish

Neil Hanvey, 36, was told he had months to live in April (16), and family members started a Facebook campaign for a special screening of the much-anticipated movie, which is released in December...

'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' Introduces A Host Of New Characters

'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' continues the adventures of a vast world left behind by George Lucas. Directed by Gareth Edwards, it's set to hit theaters in December with an all new cast, but...

Felicity Jones' 'Momentous' Star Wars Line

Felicity Jones knew her line in 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' would be ''momentous''.The 32-year-old actress - who plays Jyn Erso in the hotly-anticipated movie - admits she practiced her line ''may the force...

New Details Are Revealed About Darth Vader's Role In 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story'

Anticipation for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story reached new heights this week, when the first real details about the film were revealed by Entertainment Weekly. The biggest news to emerge was that it will...

Darth Vader Confirmed As Appearing In 'Star Wars: Rogue One'

Darth Vader has been confirmed as featuring in the upcoming Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, the prequel to 1977’s A New Hope. The news was confirmed on Tuesday's edition of ‘Good Morning America’, when...

Christopher Mcquarrie Dismisses Star Wars Reshoot Rumours

Reports suggesting Disney executives are far from happy with what director Gareth Edwards has produced for the first cut of the Star Wars spin-off movie recently emerged, while sources added chunks of the...

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