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Carrie Fisher's Annotated Star Wars Scripts To Be Auctioned

Carrie Fisher's annotated scripts for 'Star Wars' are being auctioned.The 'Star Wars' legend starred as Princess Leia in the original trilogy and reprised her role in 2015's 'The Force Awakens', however, the actress tragically died...

Shia Labeouf Won't Be In The Next Indiana Jones

Shia LaBeouf won't be in 'Indiana Jones 5'.The 31-year-old actor starred as Mutt in 'Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull' - the 2008 fourth installment of the archaeological adventure franchise - and...

Ludi Lin: Aquaman Is Like Star Wars Underwater

Ludi Lin has teased that the 'Aquaman' movie is going to be like an ''underwater'' 'Star Wars'.The Chinese actor - who recently starred as the Black Ranger in the 'Power Rangers' big screen adventure -...

The Temple Of Doom Is Spielberg's Least Favourite Movie In Indiana Jones Franchise

'Indiana Jones and The Temple of Doom' is Steven Spielberg's least favourite movie in the franchise.The adventure franchise - which stars Harrison Ford in the titular role - first aired in 1981 with 'Raiders of...

John Powell To Score Han Solo Movie

John Powell is set to score the untitled Han Solo movie.Lucasfilm revealed on Wednesday (26.07.17) the Oscar-nominated composer will be taking on the duty of creating the score for the 'Star Wars' spin-off film.According to...

Ron Howard: I've Been Around Star Wars From The Beginning

Ron Howard has been around 'Star Wars' since the ''beginning''. The 'Inferno' filmmaker has stepped in to helm the Han Solo spin-off movie - which focuses on the origins of the Rebel Alliance leader, played...

Ron Howard To Direct Han Solo Film

Ron Howard will direct the Han Solo 'Star Wars' spin-off.The 'Inferno' filmmaker has stepped in to take over the project - which focuses on the origins of the Rebel Alliance leader, played by Alden Ehrenreich...

Joseph Fiennes Almost Landed Star Wars Role

Joseph Fiennes was almost cast as Obi-Wan Kenobi in the 'Star Wars' prequels.The 46-year-old actor revealed he went to audition for the iconic role - which would have seen him star in 'The Phantom Menace',...

Star Wars Get Togethers Are Like High School Reunions For George Lucas

This month's 'Star Wars' 40th anniversary was a real hit with everybody, and in the wake of that comes the official release date for 'Star Wars: Episode IX'. But even now that George Lucas is...

Star Wars: Episode Ix Hitting Cinemas On May 2019

'Star Wars: Episode IX' is to be released in May 2019.The final installment in the new trilogy in the sci-fi saga will not hit cinemas in December like 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens', 'Star Wars:...

Harrison Ford: Watching The Young Han Solo Movie Will Be 'Weird'

Harrison Ford admits watching the upcoming young Han Solo movie will be ''weird''.The 74-year-old actor is known for playing the intergalactic smuggler and thief in the 'Star Wars' franchise, and whilst he admits that watching...

Kurt Russell Walked Away From Star Wars

Hollywood lore suggests the actor missed out on a role in the sci-fi film franchise but Russell insists that's not altogether true. He had been offered the chance to star in a...

Indiana Jones 5 Gets Release Date

'Indiana Jones 5' will be released in July 2019.The fifth instalment of the adventure franchise - which stars Harrison Ford in the titular role - will be released on July 19, 2019, 11 years after...

Celia Imrie Reveals Why She Took On Star Wars Role

Celia Imrie took on the part of a fighter pilot in 'Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace' to look ''cool'' for her son.The 64-year-old actress originally went for an interview to play Shmi...

Star Wars: Episode Viii Title Is The Last Jedi

The title for 'Star Wars: Episode VIII' has been confirmed as 'The Last Jedi'.Disney announced the name of the next instalment in the sci-fi series - originally created by George Lucas and Lucasfilm - on...

George Lucas' Museum Of Narrative Art To Be Built In Los Angeles

George Lucas’ proposed Museum of Narrative Art will be located in Los Angeles, it has been confirmed, after a design put forward by the city won out over a rival concept from San Francisco.The legendary...

Star Wars Creator George Lucas To Open New Museum In Los Angeles

'Star Wars' creator George Lucas has settled on Los Angeles as the home of his $1 billion storytelling museum.The 72-year-old moviemaker had initially intended to open his new museum, which is to be known as...

George Lucas' $1 Billion Museum Heading To Los Angeles

The 72-year-old filmmaker has finally found a home for his passion project after experiencing several location setbacks.After abandoning plans to build the museum in his wife Mellody Hobson's native Chicago, Illinois last year (16), he...

Harrison Ford Leads 'Star Wars' Cast In Paying Tribute To Carrie Fisher

The cast of Star Wars have been paying tribute to co-star Carrie Fisher who passed away on Tuesday, four days after suffering a heart attack on a flight home from London.The 60-year-old actress was loved...

Harrison Ford Honours 'One-of-a-kind' Carrie Fisher

A spokesperson for Carrie's actress daughter, Billie Lourd, announced the movie icon's death on Tuesday (27Dec16), four days after she was hospitalised following a heart attack onboard a flight from London to Los...

Harrison Ford's Tribute To 'Fearless' Carrie Fisher

Harrison Ford has remembered the ''fearless'' Carrie Fisher.The 'Star Wars' actor - who plays Han Solo in the science fiction film franchise - has paid tribute to his co-star after she passed away on Tuesday...

Kerry Washington Celebrates George Lucas And Mellody Hobson For Philanthropy Work

The Scandal star gave birth to a son named Caleb on 5 October (16), and on Thursday, she showed off her post-baby body in a low-cut floral mini dress as she hit the...

Guillermo Del Toro Honoured With Golden Reel's Filmmaker Award

The Pacific Rim director will receive the top accolade from officials at the Motion Picture Sound Editors organisation at their annual Hollywood celebration in February (17), and del Toro insists the prize is...

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...

Felicity Jones' 25 Takes For Iconic Star Wars Line

Felicity Jones took 25 takes to perfect the line 'May the force be with us'' in 'Rouge One: A Star Wars Story'.The 33-year-old actress stars as Jyn Erso in the upcoming spin-off movie, and was...

Diego Luna Revelled In Military Training For Star Wars Prequel

The Elysium star plays Rebel Alliance Captain Cassian Andor in the new Star Wars spin-off film, and in addition to the intelligence analysis training, he also put his fitness to the test to...

Carrie Fisher Wasn't In Love With Harrison Ford

Carrie Fisher was not in love with her 'Star Wars' co-star Harrison Ford, but she was infatuated with him.The 60-year-old actress decided to lift the lid on her three-month fling with Harrison in her new...

Star Wars Identities Will Convert Non-fans To The Force

The 'Star Wars Identities' exhibition has the power to convert non-fans to the ways of 'The Force', according to the attraction's creator Laela French.French is responsible for bringing the interactive exhibit to The O2 in...

David Koepp Is In The Process Of Penning Indiana Jones 5 Script

David Koepp has begun writing the script for 'Indiana Jones 5'.The 53-year-old screenwriter - who has also written scripts for 'Spider-man' and 'War of the Worlds' - has revealed he is currently in the process...

George Lucas' Lucasfilm Launches Lightsaber Trademark Infringement Lawsuit

Michael Brown, who operates the businesses New York Jedi, the Lightsaber Academy, and Thrills and Skills, has been slapped with a lawsuit, in which he's accused of infringing on parent company Disney's Star...

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