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J.j. Abrams Wants Knights Of Ren Movie

J.J. Abrams would love to see a Knights of Ren 'Star Wars' anthology movie made. The 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' director is pleased to see Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy has given the go ahead...

New Details Are Revealed About Darth Vader's Role In 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story'

Anticipation for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story reached new heights this week, when the first real details about the film were revealed by Entertainment Weekly. The biggest news to emerge was that it will...

James Earl Jones: 'I Have Been A Diabetic For 20 Years'

Beloved actor James Earl Jones has teamed up with Johnson & Johnson pharmaceutical company, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, to launch a new online campaign aimed at helping fellow diabetics manage the condition - and that...

Actor Humbert Allen Astredo Dies At 86

The Dark Shadows star passed away on 19 February (16). Astredo began his career as a theatre actor and made his Broadway debut in the role of Cassio in Othello, opposite...

Anthony Anderson Starstruck After Meeting Idol James Earl Jones

The Transformers star ran into the Hollywood veteran at a hotel in 2000 and, in a bid to make himself seem more interesting, he grabbed a newspaper to read in front of Jones....

Broadway Producer Don Gregory Dies

Gregory passed away from a stroke on Tuesday (10Nov15) at his home in Boca Raton, Florida, his son, U.S. newsman David Gregory confirmed to The New York Times. Gregory began recruiting celebrities...

Broadway Stars James Earl Jones And Cicely Tyson Want Opening Applause To Stop

The veteran actors have reunited for a new production of The Gin Game, 49 years after they last appeared together on the Great White Way in a 1966 production of A Hand Is...

James Earl Jones And Cicely Tyson Book First Broadway Reunion In 49 Years

The stars will follow in the footsteps of Hume Cronyn and Jessica Tandy, who originated the roles in the Pulitzer Prize-winning D.L. Coburn play in 1977, and Charles Durning and Julie Harris, who...

James Earl Jones To Be Honoured At American Theatre Wing Gala

Veteran actor James Earl Jones will be feted for his contributions to the stage at the American Theatre Wing gala next year (15).The Star Wars star will be the guest of honour at the annual...

James Earl Jones To Be Honoured For Voice Work

Veteran actor James Earl Jones is to receive a special award for his voiceover work.The 83 year old, who famously provided the voice of Star Wars villain Darth Vader, will be handed the inaugural Voice...

Rose Byrne To Make Broadway Debut In You Can't Take It With You

Australian actress Rose Byrne is set to join James Earl Jones for her Broadway debut in a revival of classic comedy You Can't Take It With You.The Bridesmaids star and Tony Award nominee Annaleigh Ashford...

James Earl Jones Returning To Broadway

Veteran actor James Earl Jones is heading back to Broadway in the revival of classic play You Can't Take It With You.The 87-year-old Tony winner will return to the Great White Way this autumn (14)...

Vader Selfie Serves As Inaugural Post For 'Star Wars' Instagram Account

The Star Wars franchise has finally joined Instagram and with it, all of us here in the Teenies. The account was launched fittingly, with a selfie of Darth Vader. This is one of the first...

James Earl Jones Appeals For Star Wars Return

James Earl Jones is hoping Star Wars villain Darth Vader makes an appearance in the rebooted movie franchise because he "would love to be a part" of the new films.The sci-fi franchise is set to...

Kim Cattrall Returns Home To Play Hollywood Star At The Old Vic

Sex and the City actress Kim Cattrall is to return to the stage for the Old Vic's forthcoming production of Tennessee Williams' Sweet Bird Of Young. The Liverpool-born actress will play a failing Hollywood star...

Christopher Reeves' Superman Is The Greatest Sci-fi Star

A recent poll put together to celebrate the release of the board game Stratego Sci-Fi has found that the late Christopher Reeves as the Man of Steel is the public's favourite sci-fi star to grace...

Cybill Shepherd Engaged To Serbian Psychologist

Cybill Shepherd has become engaged for the third time, according to the New York Daily News. And she seems to have landed on her feet, as far as getting a fancy engagement ring goes. The...

Robin Williams To Play Dwight Eisenhower

Robin Williams is to play Dwight Eisenhower in new movie 'The Butler'.The actor will portray the former US President in director Lee Daniels' next film, based on the life story of Eugene Allen, who worked...

James Corden Shocked And Tearful At Tony Awards Win

No one seemed more surprised at James Corden's win at last night's Tony Awards than Corden himself (June 10, 2012). Nominated in the category entitled 'Best Performance By An Actor in a Leading Role In...

Tony Awards Open With The Book Of Mormon Skit

Sunday night's (10Jun12) Tony Awards ceremony began with a hilarious take on hit musical The Book Of Mormon as the show's stars knocked on the dressing room doors of theatre favourites like Ricky Martin, Matthew...

James Earl Jones Set For Career Award

James Earl Jones is to be honoured for his iconic career on the stage and screen as the recipient of the 2012 Marian Anderson Award.The veteran actor will be presented with the prestigious prize in...

Tony Award Nominations: Spider-man Left Out In The Cold

The main prizes at the 66th annual Tony Awards will be contested by the new musical 'Once' - a love story set in Ireland - and the play 'Nice Work If You Can Get It',...

Redgrave And Earl Jones Raise $22,000 For Theatre Charity

Vanessa Redgrave and James Earl Jones have been applauded for helping to raise more than $22,000 (£13,750) for charity through their West End show Driving Miss Daisy.The acting legends have pulled in huge crowds and...

Oprah Winfrey Teary Eyed After Winning 'Oscar'

Oprah Winfrey broke down in tears after accepting an honorary Oscar at the Governors Awards in Los Angeles on Saturday (12th November 2011). The 57-year-old, who was nominated for an acting Oscar in 1986, received...

James Earl Jones 'Gobsmacked' By Oscar Honour

James Earl Jones was "gobsmacked" to receive an honorary Oscar on Saturday (12.11.11). The 80-year-old actor - who is best known as the voice of 'Star Wars' villain Darth Vader - revealed his delight at...

Redgrave Honoured For Acting Career

Acting legends Meryl Streep, Ralph Fiennes and James Earl Jones came together in London on Sunday (13Nov11) to honour Vanessa Redgrave for her lengthy career.Redgrave was feted by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and...

Jones Presented With Honorary Oscar

James Earl Jones was "deeply honoured and mighty grateful" after he was presented with a special Academy Award on Saturday (12Nov11).The veteran actor was the toast of Hollywood's third annual Governors Awards, although he appeared...

Academy Honours James Earl Jones For His Contribution To Film

James Earl Jones received an award in honour of his contribution to cinema and theatre last night (12 Nov 2011). Emotions were running high at the 3rd annual Governors Awards as the Academy of Motion...

Vanessa Redgrave To Receive Oscar Tribute

Vanessa Redgrave is to receive an Oscar tribute in London on Sunday (13.11.11). The British actress - who is currently starring in a theatre production of 'Driving Miss Daisy' in the West End - will...

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