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Rick Rubin Releasing Star Wars Themed Album

Star Wars Headspace is a compilation LP, which features original music, sound effects and dialogue from the Star Wars franchise, according to RollingStone.com. The 15-song record will be released digitally on 19...

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Reaches New Heights At North American Box Office

The sci-fi epic, directed by J.j. Abrams, previously became the highest-grossing release in North American film history, after recently passing the $760.5 million (£524.3 million) Avatar hauled in in 2009. The sequel...

Jonah Hill Pinched J.j. Abrams' Nipples When They First Met

The Wolf of Wall Street star took his younger sister to see Adele on U.S. sketch show Saturday Night Live in November, and Jonah confesses was so moved by the soul singer's performance,...

J.j. Abrams Brings 'Cloverfield' Spin-off To Cinema This Spring - Trailer

A surprise spin-off of 'Cloverfield' is set to be unveiled this Spring, with the trailer having just landed for '10 Cloverfield Lane' which sees the return of producer J.J. Abrams. It's a similarly heart-stopping and...

J.j. Abrams: 'Star Wars Monopoly Row Is Preposterous'

Fans took to social media to complain about the exclusion of leading character Rey from the Star Wars: The Force Awakens-themed Monopoly game using the hashtags #WheresRey and #WhereIsRey. Following the backlash,...

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Surpasses Jurassic World In All-time Box Office Chart

The dinosaur epic, starring Chris Pratt, grossed a global total of $1.67 billion following its release last June (15), placing it behind James Cameron films Titanic and Avatar, which holds the top spot...

Daisy Ridley's Toned Body Nearly Gave Away Her Star Wars Role

The movie hit cinemas in December (15) and as well as smashing box office records, it also thrust the British actress into the spotlight. Her performance as Rey has been lauded by fans and critics...

'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Becomes Fastest Movie To Hit $1 Billion

Star Wars: The Force Awakens was still pulling in big audiences at theatres over the Christmas weekend and has now passed the $1 billion mark at the global box office. The film is now the...

Star Wars Races Past $1 Billion In Record Time

Disney's sci-fi epic officially passed the milestone on Sunday (27Dec15), when it sailed past the previous record set by Jurassic World, which took 13 days to haul in $1 billion back in June...

Jj Abrams Might Be Regretting Not Signing Up To Direct Eighth 'Star Wars' Movie

Having won huge amounts of praise for his direction of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, J.J. Abrams is apparently regretting not signing up to helm the next film.Abrams’ life-long friend Greg Grunberg – who also...

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Hits $300 Million In The U.s. In Record Time

The sci-fi epic, directed by J.j. Abrams, scored the biggest domestic opening of all time after raking in $238 million (£159 million) over the weekend (18-20Dec15), easily eclipsing the $209 million (£139.3 million)...

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Named Associated Press' 2015 Entertainer Of The Year

The record-breaking sci-fi epic opened last week (ends18Dec15) to huge fanfare and proved to be a box office smash, earning the biggest opening of all time in North America with $238 million (£159...

Rich Cline's 10 Best Films Of 2015

There were some nice surprises in cinemas this year, with thoughtful thrillers, quality blockbusters, exhilarating franchise reboots and twists on familiar genres... 10. A Girl Walks Home Alone At NightAn Iranian vampire movie shot in...

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Scores Late Best Picture Nomination For Critics' Choice Awards

The sci-fi epic, directed by J.j. Abrams, opened in U.S. cinemas on Friday (18Dec15), four days after the contenders for next year's (16) prizegiving were announced. Due to the high levels of...

**Spoiler Alert** J.j. Abrams Brought Ewan Mcgregor Back For Star Wars Voice Cameo

The Scottish actor portrayed a younger version of Sir Alec Guinness' original trilogy character Obi-Wan Kenobi in the Star Wars prequels, and Abrams reveals they invited MCGregor back for a little cameo for...

'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Misses Out On Breaking Box Office World Record By $7.9m

Star Wars: The Force Awakens has just missed out on setting the world record for a box-office opening by $7.9 million, according to early estimates. Although the film smashed records around the globe it’s $517m...

Star Wars Smashes U.k. Box Office Record On First Day

Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens took $14.4 million (£9.6 million) at theatres across the U.K. and Ireland on Thursday (17Dec15), breaking the previous record for first day ticket sales....

Dental Nurse Begged Gwendoline Christie For Spoilers During Operation

The cast of the TV fantasy drama are sworn to secrecy over the plot, but one fan of the show try to squeeze story details out of Gwendoline, who plays Brienne of Tarth,...

Lupita Nyong'o Unaware She Auditioned For Star Wars

The 12 Years a Slave star auditioned for the filmmaker the same week she won her Oscar in 2014, and she admits the whirlwind of the awards season left her with barely any...

Stars And Stormtroopers Turn Out For 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Premiere [Photos]

'Star Wars' fever has been rife all year, but nowhere was it more infectious than at the world premiere of 'The Force Awakens' yesterday (December 14th 2015). Packed with fans, celebrities as well as the...

Ava Duvernay Interested In Directing Star Wars Film

J.J. took over the reigns of George Lucas' iconic sci-fi series for the highly-anticipated Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens, but he admits he would love to see a female director...

'Star Wars' Producer Confirms Jar Jar Binks Will Not Feature In 'The Force Awakens'

Jar Jar Binks, the notoriously unpopular Star Wars character who first appeared in 1999's Episode I: The Phantom Menace, has been confirmed as not featuring in the upcoming The Force Awakens. The character, who was...

J.j. Abrams: 'I Did Not Cut Lupita Nyong'o's Star Wars Role'

The Oscar-winning actress plays a character called Maz Kanata in Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens, but further details about her role have been kept under wraps ahead of the blockbuster's...

John Boyega: 'Star Wars Film Secrets Could Have Been Exposed With Castmember's Lost Script'

Director J.j. Abrams was determined to keep the character and plot details for Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens under wraps throughout the production, and even refused to let potential castmembers...

George Lucas Says Watching 'The Force Awakens' Will Be Like Being A Divorced Father At His Grown Child's Wedding

With just over a fortnight until The Force Awakens eventually hits cinemas, Star Wars creator George Lucas has spoken of his mixed feelings about seeing the new movie, comparing himself to a divorced father at...

J.j. Abrams Wrote Star Wars Music With Hamilton Creator Lin-manuel Miranda

The director was impressed by the critically-acclaimed Broadway show when he took his son to see it and when Miranda offered to write music for the new sci-fi blockbuster's cantina scene, Abrams decided...

Jj Abrams Talks John Boyega Playing A Stormtrooper And Making 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' More Female Friendly

Star Wars: The Force Awakens director JJ Abrams stopped by ‘The Howard Stern Show’ on Monday to talk about the much anticipated sequel. Speaking to the shock-jock, Abrams discussed criticisms over the casting of black...

Daisy Ridley Feared Panic Attack On Star Wars Set After J.j. Abrams Criticism

The British actress, 23, was already wracked with nerves as she began working on the new sci-fi epic, The Force Awakens, and her anxieties were compounded after Abrams singled her out for her...

John Boyega Fears For Fans Over New Star Wars Movie

John, who will appear as a stormtrooper named Finn in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, revealed he and the movie's director J.J. Abrams share concerns over how it will be received....

John Boyega: 'Star Wars Secrecy Led To Double Life'

The British actor portrays Finn in the upcoming movie, which is shrouded in secrecy ahead of its December (15) release, and Boyega admits the pressure to keep all plot lines under wraps was...

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