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Domhnall Gleeson Surprised General Hux Survived Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Domhnall Gleeson was surprised General Hux survived in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'.The 34-year-old actor portrayed the young, ruthless officer in the First Order in both 'The Force Awakens' and 'The Last Jedi' - which...

Andy Serkis Teases Potential Return To Star Wars

Andy Serkis has teased his 'Star Wars' alter ego Supreme Leader Snoke make a return to the franchise.In 'The Last Jedi, the eighth instalment of the sci-fi saga, Serkis' character is murdered by Kylo Ren...

Gwendoline Christie Hopes To Explore Captain Phasma More In 'Star Wars: Episode Ix'

Gwendoline Christie is certainly somebody who's shot right into the spotlight in recent years, mostly in part due to her role in hit HBO fantasy series 'Game Of Thrones'. Opening the door for a number...

Lupita Nyong'o Uncertain About Her Star Wars Future

Lupita Nyong'o has no idea whether she'll appear in 'Star Wars: Episode IX'.The 34-year-old actress stars as alien Maz Kanata in the sci-fi franchise, including a large role in the J.J. Abrams-directed 'The Force Awakens'...

Maisie Williams Says Game Of Thrones Will Go Out With Bang

Maisie Williams has promised 'Game of Thrones' will ''go out with a bang''.The 20-year-old actress is currently shooting her final scenes as Arya Stark in the HBO drama series, and though she's sad the fantasy...

Game Of Thrones Finale Delayed Until 2019

'Game Of Thrones' bosses have confirmed the final season will not air until 2019.Fans of the hit show - starring Emilia Clarke, Peter Dinklage and Gwendoline Christie - will have to wait a whole year...

Carrie Fisher's Death Almost Changed The Last Jedi

Rian Johnson considered changing 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' following the shock death of Carrie Fisher.The 44-year-old filmmaker wrote and directed the eighth instalment of the sci-fi franchise, which sees the return saga legends Fisher...

Gwendoline Christie Fears For Phasma's Future

Gwendoline Christie is terrified her 'Star Wars' alter ego Captain Phasma won't return in 'Episode IX'.The 39-year-old actress stars as the commander of the First Order's legions of Stormtroopers in the sci-fi saga's new trilogy...

Gwendoline Christie Was Simon Callow's Dog Sitter

Gwendoline Christie worked as Simon Callow's dog sitter.The 39-year-old actress enrolled at Drama Centre London back in 2000 and while she was there she met legendary British actor-and-writer Callow.After being employed as his personal dog...

Oscar Isaac: Happy To Be Alive In Star Wars

Oscar Isaac is very happy Poe Dameron wasn't killed off in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'.The 38-year-old actor stars as the Resistance X-wing fighter pilot and one of the most trusted operatives for General Leia...

Rian Johnson Wants A Female Director To Helm A Star Wars Movie

Rian Johnson thinks it's time a female director helmed a 'Star Wars' movie.The 43-year-old filmmaker took control of the eighth instalment of the hit sci-fi franchise, 'The Last Jedi', and was recently announced to be...

Andy Serkis Compares Snoke To The Wizard Of Oz

Andy Serkis says his 'Star Wars' character Supreme Leader Snoke is like the Wizard of Oz.The 53-year-old actor first starred as the leader of the First Order in 2015's 'The Force Awakens' and has reprised...

John Boyega Always Checks Star Wars Character's Fate

John Boyega always skips to the end of the 'Star Wars' scripts to make sure he survives to the next movie.The 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' actor plays Finn in the science fiction film franchise...

Rian Johnson Working With Daisy Ridley Was A Huge Thrill

Rian Johnson ''leaned forward'' in his chair with excitement when he learned he had a female hero to direct in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'.The 43-year-old filmmaker has helmed the eighth instalment of the sci-fi...

Daisy Ridley Struggled To Master Her Lightsaber

Daisy Ridley has admitted that learning to wield a lightsaber for 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' was the ''hardest thing'' she has done as an actress.The 25-year-old British star reprises her role as Force-sensitive Rey...

Andy Serkis Says Supreme Leader Snoke Is More Powerful Than Darth Vader

Andy Serkis says Supreme Leader Snoke believes he is ''more powerful than Darth Vader''.The 53-year-old actor starred as the leader of the First Order in 2015's 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' and has reprised his...

Rian Johnson Wanted Star Wars: The Last Jedi To Be Emotional

Rian Johnson wanted 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' to be an ''emotional'' movie.The 43-year-old filmmaker has helmed the eighth instalment of the popular sci-fi franchise which sees the return of Mark Hamill as Jedi Master...

Laura Dern Thinks Star Wars: The Last Jedi Is Incredibly Relatable

Laura Dern thinks 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' offers an ''incredibly relatable'' portrayal of women.The 50-year-old actress is one of the newest stars to join the saga and portrays Vice Admiral Holdo in the eighth...

Mark Hamill Proud To Be Known As Luke Skywalker

Mark Hamill is ''proud'' to be known as Luke Skywalker.The 66-year-old actor - who has been married to Marilou Hamill since 1978 - portrayed the Jedi Master in the original 'Star Wars' trilogy and reprised...

John Boyega Wants Yoda Origin Story

John Boyega wants to see a Yoda origin story.The 25-year-old actor made his first outing as Stormtrooper-turned-Resistance fighter Finn in 2015's 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' and will reprise this role in 'The Last Jedi'.Recently...

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...

Special Star Wars Commemorative Note To Be Released

A unique commemorative note has been created to celebrate the release of 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'.The note - which will be available exclusively on ebay.co.uk - has been created using technology from British company...

Gwendoline Christie Inspired By Princess Leia

Gwendoline Christie was inspired by Princess Leia.The 39-year-old actress joined the 'Star Wars' franchise as villain Captain Phasma in 'The Force Awakens' back in 2015 and will reprise her role as the First Order stormtrooper...

Andy Serkis: The Last Jedi Is A Powerful And Emotional Story

Andy Serkis was blown away by 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' because it is such an ''emotional'' story.The 53-year-old actor plays Supreme Leader Snoke in the new trilogy in the sci-fi saga and will feature...

John Boyega Dubs Star Wars: The Last Jedi Very Messy

John Boyega claims 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' is an exploration of war and the effects it has on those involved.The 25-year-old actor made his debut as Stormtrooper-turned-Resistance fighter Finn in 2015's 'The Force Awakens'...

Daisy Ridley Teases Carrie Fisher Could Survive In Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Daisy Ridley has teased Carrie Fisher's 'Star Wars' alter-ego General Leia Organa will survive until the end of 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'.The 25-year-old actress portrays mysterious Force-wielding orphan Rey - who made her first...

Daisy Ridley Won't Play Rey After Star Wars: Episode Ix

Daisy Ridley has ruled out returning as Rey after 'Star Wars: Episode IX'.The 25-year-old actress first starred as the mysterious Force-wielding orphan in 2015's 'The Force Awakens' and is set to reprise her role this...

Adam Driver Almost Snubbed Star Wars Role

Adam Driver was initially reluctant to join the 'Star Wars' saga.The 34-year-old actor stars as villain Kylo Ren in 'The Force Awakens' - helmed by J.J. Abrams - and will reprise his role in Rian...

Rian Johnson Didn't Alter Last Jedi After Carrie Fisher's Death

Rian Johnson didn't change ''a thing'' in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' in the wake of Carrie Fisher's death.The Hollywood legend reprised her role as General Leia Organa, alongside fellow veterans Harrison Ford and Mark...

Gwendoline Christie Remembers "Precise" Moment She Was Cast In 'Star Wars'

For many, Gwendoline Christie is most recognisable as the brilliant Brienne of Tarth in HBO series 'Game of Thrones', having played the character for a number of seasons and to-date, managing to keep her head!...

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