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Rian Johnson Finishes Post-production On The Last Jedi

Rian Johnson has finished post-production on 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'.The 43-year-old filmmaker has helmed eighth instalment of the sci-fi saga, which will hit cinemas this December, and now Johnson has taken to Instagram to...

Billie Lourd Auditioned For Star Wars Role

Billie Lourd almost landed the role of Rey in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'.The 25-year-old actress - the daughter of the late 'Star Wars' legend Carrie Fisher, who played Princess Leia - starred as Lt....

Mark Hamill Has Extensive Beatles Memorabilia Collection

Mark Hamill has a ''pretty nice'' Beatles memorabilia collection.The 65-year-old 'Star Wars' legend - who starred in the original trilogy as Luke Skywalker alongside Harrison Ford and the late Carrie Fisher - is constantly approached...

Joseph Gordon-levitt To Star In Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Joseph Gordon-Levitt will voice an alien in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'.The 36-year-old actor has collaborated with director Rian Johnson on three of his movies including 'Looper' and 'Brick', and the filmmaker is said to...

Rian Johnson Reveals Luke Skywalker Is The 'Last Jedi'

Rian Johnson confirmed Luke Skywalker is the ''last Jedi'' in the galaxy.The 43-year-old filmmaker helms the upcoming eighth instalment of the 'Star Wars' space saga, and as soon as the new title 'The Last Jedi'...

Rian Johnson: Kylo Ren Is 'So Much Fun' To Write

Rian Johnson found Kylo Ren ''so much fun'' to write for 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'.The 43-year-old filmmaker helms the upcoming eighth instalment of the popular sci-fi franchise, and as said the movie's villain Kylo...

Anthony Daniels Hates Jar Jar Binks

Anthony Daniels has slammed the character of Jar Jar Binks in the 'Star Wars' franchise.The 71-year-old movie veteran has played the character of C-3PO in every movie in the hit sci-fi franchise to date -...

John Boyega Twists Leg At Notting Hill Carnival

John Boyega ''twisted his left leg'' at Notting Hill Carnival in London over the weekend. The 'Star Wars' actor - who was born and raised in Peckham in the South East area of the UK...

Domhnall Gleeson Was Never Sent His Star Wars Figure

Domhnall Gleeson was surprised he didn't get sent an action figure of his 'Star Wars' character General Hux.The 34-year-old actor plays the First Order military expert in 'The Force Awakens' and reprises his role in...

Hannah Murray Reveals Detroit Cast Didn't Get Full Scripts

Kathryn Bigelow refused to give all her cast the full 'Detroit' script.Hannah Murray stars as Julie Delaney in the director's new movie - based around the real life murder of three African American men during...

Kathryn Bigelow Praises John Boyega's Detroit Performance

Kathryn Bigelow has praised John Boyega on the ''complexity'' in his character in 'Detroit'.The 65-year-old Oscar-winning filmmaker helmed the new movie - which is based around the murders of three African American men during the...

Will Poulter Praises Kathryn Bigelow's Calm Nature

Will Poulter relied on Kathryn Bigelow to help with his evil character in 'Detroit'.The 24-year-old actor stars as Philip Krauss, a police officer involved in the Algiers Motel incident of 1967, in which three African...

Kathryn Bigelow Wants Detroit To Help End Racial Profiling

Kathryn Bigelow hopes 'Detroit' will end ''racial profiling''.The 65-year-old filmmaker helmed the new movie based around the real life murders of three African American men during the 1960s race riots in the US city, and...

John Boyega Confirms Star Wars Celebrity Cameos

John Boyega has confirmed Princes William and Harry and Tom Hardy recorded cameos for 'Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi'.The 25-year-old actor - who will reprise his role as former Stormtrooper Finn in...

'Detroit' Director Kathryn Bigelow Says Talking About Race Is "More Vital Than Ever"

Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow says that talking about the issue of race in America is “more vital than ever”, after headline-grabbing events in Charlottesville last weekend.The 65 year old filmmaker spoke on the eve of...

Will Poulter's 'Horrendous' Role

Will Poulter went home ''hating'' himself every day after playing a ''horrendous'', racist police officer in 'Detroit'.The 24-year-old actor takes on the grittier character of Philip Krauss, a police officer involved in the Algiers Motel...

Kathryn Bigelow Used Court Reports To Develop Detroit Script

Kathryn Bigelow didn't make 'Detroit' for ''entertainment'' purposes.The 65-year-old filmmaker felt a huge ''responsibility'' to stay faithful to the story of the 1960s race riots in the US city and wanted to create a ''dramatisation...

John Boyega Only Stars In Films He Would Watch Himself

John Boyega only wants to star in films that he would watch himself.The 25-year-old actor - who can next be seen as Melvin Dismukes in Kathryn Bigelow's latest movie 'Detroit' - takes every project very...

John Boyega And Will Poulter Bonded In Detroit

Boyega (The Force Awakens) plays Melvin Dismukes, a quietly observant security officer, while Poulter (The Revenant) plays Philip Krauss, an abusive policeman. As non-American actors, they're able to get under the skin of these characters...

Rian Johnson Says Han Solo Will Have Major Role In Last Jedi

Rian Johnson said Han Solo will still have a major part in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'.Harrison Ford's iconic character was shockingly murdered by his own son Ben Solo/Kylo Ren (Adam Driver) in the 2015...

Rian Johnson Says Rey's Parents Will Be Revealed The Last Jedi

Rian Johnson confirmed Rey's parents will be revealed in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'.Fans began speculating about the lineage of the mysterious Force-using orphan - who is played by Daisy Ridley - since her first...

Mark Hamill Reveals Why Luke Skywalker Went Into Exile

Mark Hamill has l revealed why his 'Star Wars' character Luke Skywalker went into exile.The 65-year-old actor briefly reprised the role of the iconic Jedi in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' and is set to...

John Boyega Says Carrie Fisher Was 'Authentic'

John Boyega believes Carrie Fisher encouraged people to be ''authentic''.The 25-year-old actor appeared alongside Carrie in the critically-acclaimed 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' in 2015 and has promised the next instalment in the money-spinning franchise...

John Boyega Says Carrie Fisher Gets An "Amazing Send-off" In 'The Last Jedi'

Carrie Fisher’s iconic Princess Leia is to be given an “amazing send-off” in the character’s final Star Wars film The Last Jedi, according to co-star John Boyega.The young London-born actor, who plays Finn, revealed to...

Jack Thorne To Check Script Of Star Wars: Episode Ix

Jack Throne is going to be creating a new draft of the 'Star Wars: Episode IX' script.The 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' writer has been brought in by Disney and Lucasfilm to have a...

Star Wars: The Last Jedi To Give Carrie Fisher 'Amazing' Send Off

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' offers an ''amazing'' send off for the late Carrie Fisher.The iconic actress - who passed away in December 2016 aged 60 - will make her final ever outing as Princess...

John Boyega: Fame Is Strange

John Boyega finds fame ''very strange''.The 25-year-old actor has noticed that more and more people are starting to recognise him since his appearance as Finn in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens', and has said the...

John Boyega Spent 'Star Wars' Earnings On A House For His Parents

With fame and fortune comes the expectation of generosity, but for John Boyega it was a no-brainer that he would splash out his mega earnings on his very own family. Parents are literally swooning everywhere...

John Boyega: I Love Treating My Parents

John Boyega loves treating his parents.The 25-year-old actor - who is best known for playing Finn in the 'Star Wars' franchise - has revealed his biggest ''rock star'' purchase since he's become an international film...

John Boyega Slams Game Of Thrones Casting

John Boyega has slammed 'Game of Thrones' for its lack of diversity.The London-born actor - whose parents, Abigail and Samson, are Nigerian - has admitted he doesn't appreciate the lack of black actors in the...

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