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Ian Mcdiarmid Doesn't Want Star Wars Role Recast

Ian McDiarmid doesn't want anyone else to play Emperor Palpatine in the 'Star Wars' franchise.The 73-year-old actor was known for playing the villainous role in 'The Empire Strikes Back' and 'Return of the Jedi', as...

Bbc Gears Up For 4 Year Wwi Season With 2,500 Hours Of Programming

The BBC is preparing a colossal and extensive remembrance of the first world war with a four year-spanning theme of programming based upon the events of the war which began in 1914 and ended in...

Star Wars Episode Vii Set For December 2015 Release?

'Star Wars Episode VII' is being tipped for a December 2015 release date.The new chapter of the intergalactic adventure will reportedly break with the franchise's May release tradition to debut just before Christmas, according to...

Stars Wars Star Has 'Heart Attack' Onstage

STAR WARS actor IAN MCDIARMID suffered a suspected heart attack while on stage in London's West End - but insisted on finishing his opening night debut. MCDiarmid suffered from dizzy spells during his performance in...

Star Wars Fans Celebrate 20th Anniversary

STAR WARS actors MARK HAMILL and IAN MCDIARMID are joining fans of the sci-fi trilogy at a London show which marks 30 years since the movie's release. The three day event (13-15Jul07) at London's ExCeL...

Rourke Is British Movie Fans' "Man Of The Year"

MICKEY ROURKE has been named Man Of The Year by British film fans for his role in SIN CITY. Rourke, who has enjoyed a series of high profile parts following his return from a...

Terrence Howard 'Most Valuable Player Of The Summer'

TERRENCE HOWARD has beat out a host of Hollywood stars to be named the Most Valuable Player of the Summer. With critically-acclaimed turns in CRASH and HUSTLE + FLOW, as well as supporting role...

Mcdiarmid Amazed By His Veteran Stunts

Actor IAN McDIARMID is amazed he managed to do all of his demanding action stunts in the final STAR WARS installment EPISODE III: REVENGE OF THE SITH - because he's 60 years old. The...

Lucas Makes Star Wars Changes

Perfectionist film-maker GEORGE LUCAS has made a few major changes in the original STAR WARS trilogy as he releases the films on DVD today (21SEP04). The sci-fi mogul tampered with the original Star Wars...

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