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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...

Warwick Davis Will Appear In Star Wars: Episode Viii

Warwick Davis will star in 'Star Wars: Episode VIII'.The 46-year-old actor famously starred in 1983's 'Return of the Jedi' as Ewok Wicket and he has confirmed he will be in the sci-fi sequel, but he...

George Lucas Leads Tributes To R2-D2 Actor Kenny Baker

Baker, who was just 3 feet 8 inches tall (112 centimetres) due to a form of dwarfism, passed away on Saturday (13Aug16) after a long illness. The filmmaker remembered the late actor...

George Lucas Pays Tribute To Kenny Baker

George Lucas has praised Kenny Baker as the ''heart and soul of R2-D2''. The 'Star Wars' actor passed away on Saturday (13.08.16) at the age of 81 and George Lucas, who created the franchise, paid...

R2-D2 Actor Kenny Baker Dies Aged 83

Baker, who was just 3 feet 8 inches tall (112 centimetres) due to a form of dwarfism, passed away on Saturday (13Aug16) after a long illness. Born in Birmingham, England, the star's...

Original Darth Vader Actor David Prowse Wants To Reprise Role

David Prowse is disappointed he wasn't asked to reprise his role as Darth Vader in the spin-off 'Star Wars: Rogue One'.The 81-year-old actor has said that it would have been ''nice'' to be asked to...

Richard Dreyfuss: 'It's Simple, I Work For The Money'

The Jaws star has been an employed actor since the ‘60s, bagging an Oscar in 1978 for The Goodbye Girl. However his heart is no longer fully in it, though he continues as it pays...

Samuel L. Jackson: Star Wars' Mace Windu Is Still Alive

Samuel L. Jackson believes his 'Star Wars' character is still alive. The 67-year-old actor played Jedi Master Mace Windu, who fans believed was sent plummeting to his death during an encounter with the Sith Lord...

James Cameron Criticises Star Wars: The Force Awakens

James Cameron didn't think 'The Force Awakens' was as good as the previous six 'Star Wars' movies.The 61-year-old Canadian filmmaker - who has had huge success in the sci-fi genre with 'Aliens', 'Terminator 2: Judgment...

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