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Mark Hamill 'Treated Like Family' By Star Wars Fans

Mark Hamill is ''treated like family'' everywhere he goes.The 67-year-old actor still can't believe how much his life has changed since he landed the iconic role of Luke Skywalker in the 'Star Wars' franchise over...

Natalie Portman Admits Star Wars Backlash Was Tough

Natalie Portman admitted the 'Star Wars' prequel backlash was ''a bummer''.The 37-year-old actress became a household name after her starring role as Padme Amidala in 'Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace', which has...

Harrison Ford Pays Tribute To Late Peter Mayhew

Harrison Ford has paid tribute to the late Peter Mayhew.The star - who was best known for playing Chewbacca in the 'Star Wars' franchise - tragically passed away on April 30 at the age of...

Willow Maybe Rebooted As A Tv Show For Disney+

'Willow' could be rebooted as a TV show on Disney's new streaming service. The fantasy film's director Ron Howard revealed that he and 'Star Wars' creator and George Lucas - who produced and wrote the...

J.j. Abrams Refused To Replace Carrie Fisher In Star Wars: Episode Ix

J.J. Abrams says it would have been ''impossible'' to recast Carrie Fisher's role in 'Star Wars: Episode IX'. The actress passed away at the age of 60 in 2016 after having filmed her role as...

J.j. Abrams Spoke To George Lucas About Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker

J.J. Abrams consulted George Lucas before writing 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker'.The acclaimed filmmaker - who has also directed the much-anticipated sci-fi movie - has revealed he discussed his ideas and ambitions for the...

George Lucas Secretly Visited Game Of Thrones Set

George Lucas secretly visited the 'Game of Thrones' set. Liam Cunningham - who plays Davos Seaworth in the HBO fantasy series - explained that the 'Star Wars' creator came to their set in Belfast, Northern...

George Lucas Tops List Of America's Richest Celebrities

George Lucas is America's richest celebrity, according to Forbes magazine.The 74-year-old filmmaker - who is known for creating the 'Star Wars' and 'Indiana Jones' franchises - has topped the list of the country's wealthiest celebrities,...

Samuel L. Jackson Celebrates 70th With Birthday Bash

Samuel L. Jackson celebrated his 70th birthday with a star-studded party.The 'Snakes on a Plane' actor marked the upcoming milestone with the likes of Whoopi Goldberg, George Lucas, Spike Lee and Anne Hathaway, whilst Stevie...

Sylvester Stallone 'Is Up There With Steven Spielberg And George Lucas'

Dolph Lundgren thinks Sylvester Stallone is ''up there'' with Steven Spielberg and George Lucas as one of Hollywood's great filmmakers.The 61-year-old actor - who has starred alongside Stallone in the 'Rocky' franchise - has hailed...

Mark Hamill Wanted Boba Fett As Luke Skywalker's Mum

Mark Hamill wanted Boba Fett to be Luke Skywalker's mother.The 'Star Wars' actor has admitted he pitched the idea - which would have been a huge shock in the original trilogy - to creator George...

Simon Pegg Thinks Star Wars Misses George Lucas

Simon Pegg thinks the new 'Star Wars' movies are ''missing'' George Lucas.The 48-year-old actor - who appeared in 'The Force Awakens' as Unkar Plutt - has insisted the current sequel trilogy would benefit by having...

Samuel L. Jackson Wants Star Wars Return

Samuel L. Jackson wants to return to the 'Star Wars' franchise.The 69-year-old actor portrayed Jedi master Mace Windu in Episode I-III and though his alter ego was killed off after losing an arm and being...

Jj Abrams Finds Star Wars Bittersweet Without Carrie Fisher

J.J. Abrams admitted it is ''bittersweet'' working on 'Star Wars Episode IX' without the late Carrie Fisher.The 52-year-old director marked his first day of shooting the next installment of the hit franchise by joining Twitter,...

George Lucas Reveals Star Wars Plan

George Lucas has revealed what he'd planned to do with his third 'Star Wars' trilogy.The director had planned to make Episodes VII to IX before he sold LucasFilm to Disney in 2012, and he's now...

George Lucas' Quip Included In Solo: A Star Wars Story

George Lucas has contributed to 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' after Ron Howard agreed to use a joke he suggested.The 73-year-old filmmaker created the blockbuster sci-fi franchise, but handed over the reins from Lucasfilm to...

May The Fourth Be With You: 10 Things You Never Knew About 'Star Wars'

It's still going strong 40 years after the first movie of the series was released, which means there is plenty of incredible trivia floating around the internet in regards to George Lucas' 'Star Wars' franchise....

Steven Spielberg Will Never Change Any Of His Classic Movies

Steven Spielberg will never go back and ''enhance or change'' any of his movies.The 71-year-old iconic filmmaker has helmed many popular movies including 'Jurassic Park', 'Jaws' and 'Indiana Jones', but with his latest sci-fi 'Ready...

Mark Hamill Says Luke Skywalker Was Meant To Die In Episode Ix

Mark Hamill has revealed George Lucas' intentions for his 'Star Wars' alter-ego.The 66-year-old actor portrayed Jedi Master Luke Skywalker in Lucas' original trilogy and reprised his role in the seventh and eighth instalments of the...

Frank Oz Hasn't Been Asked To Work With The Muppets For A Decade

Frank Oz would love to continue working with 'The Muppets' but no one has asked him.The 73-year-old American puppeteer was one of the original stars working with 'The Muppets' creator Jim Henson - who died...

Mark Hamill To Get Hollywood Walk Of Fame Star

Mark Hamill is to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.The 66-year-old actor is best known for starring as Jedi Master Luke Skywalker in the popular sci-fi 'Star Wars' saga but has also...

J.j. Abrams: Fans Felt Threatened By Tough Females In Star Wars

J.J. Abrams believes some fans panned 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' because they felt ''threatened'' by the strong female stars.The 51-year-old filmmaker will return to the franchise after he helmed 2015's acclaimed 'The Force Awakens',...

Martin Freeman Nearly Landed A Role In Star Wars

Martin Freeman was considered for a role in 'Star Wars'.The 46-year-old actor - who is best known for his role as Bilbo Baggins in 'The Hobbit' franchise - has joined the Marvel Cinematic Universe as...

Harrison Ford Spoke With Alden Ehrenreich About Han Solo Character

Harrison Ford gave Alden Ehrenreich some advice on how to play Han Solo in the 'Star Wars' spin-off.The 75-year-old screen legend first portrayed the fan favourite space smuggler in the original trilogy starting with 'Episode...

Warwick Davis Is Always Up For Star Wars Roles

Warwick Davis says it's ''always a delight'' to be asked to be in a 'Star Wars' movie.The 47-year-old first starred as Ewok Wicket in 'Episode VI: Return of the Jedi' back in 1983, and since...

New Star Wars Movie To Shoot In Scotland

'Episode I' of the new 'Star Wars' trilogy is to be filmed in Scotland.'The Last Jedi' director Rian Johnson is to helm the first instalment in the new saga of films, which will be set...

Mark Hamill And Carrie Fisher 'Made Out Like Teenagers' On Star Wars Set

Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher ''made out like teenagers'' on the set of the original 'Star Wars' trilogy.The 66-year-old actor - who played Jedi Master Luke Skywalker alongside the legendary actress' General Leia Organa in...

George Lucas Says 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Is "Beautifully Made"

This week, the eighth episodic adventure in the 'Star Wars' universe will come to fans in the form of 'The Last Jedi', with Rian Johnson serving as director and returning stars including Mark Hamill, Daisy...

Kathleen Kennedy Wants Taika Waititi To Helm S Star Wars Film

Kathleen Kennedy wants Taika Waititi to helm a 'Star Wars' movie.The 64-year-old film producer took over from George Lucas as the President of Lucasfilm back in 2012 and became 'Star Wars' brand manager after The...

Rian Johnson Encouraged To Find Personal Star Wars Story

Rian Johnson was ''actively encouraged'' to find a story that was ''personal'' to him for 'The Last Jedi' by Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy.The 43-year-old filmmaker has helmed the eighth instalment in the 'Star Wars' franchise...

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