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Blabbermouth Gary Barlow To Be Cut From Star Wars Movie?

Gary Barlow has been banned from speaking about his part in the 'Star Wars' movie.The 'Take That' singer has been told he's not allowed to get too loose lipped about his role in the forthcoming...

John Boyega: Woyzeck Is Not Disney Live

John Boyega warns fans his new play is not 'Disney Live'.The 25-year-old actor - who starred as Stormtrooper Finn in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' - is about to star in German play 'Woyzeck' at...

Rian Johnson Asked For Star Wars: The Force Awakens To Be Changed

Rian Johnson asked JJ Abrams to change the ending to 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'.The 43-year-old filmmaker is the writer and director of 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi', the second movie in the 'Star Wars'...

John Boyega Got Dumped Over Stormtrooper Poster

John Boyega got dumped after his date found out about his 'Star Wars' role.The 25-year-old actor may owe a lot to the space opera franchise because portraying Finn - a stormtrooper - in the 2015...

Star Wars: Episode Ix Hitting Cinemas On May 2019

'Star Wars: Episode IX' is to be released in May 2019.The final installment in the new trilogy in the sci-fi saga will not hit cinemas in December like 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens', 'Star Wars:...

John Boyega Took Dates To Mcdonald's

John Boyega used to take his dates to McDonald's.The 'Star Wars' actor was born and raised in the underprivileged district of Peckham in South London and John has admitted to taking his love interests on...

John Boyega Reveals He Was Always Stopped For "Random Checks" When Flying To America

Star Wars breakout star John Boyega has revealed that he used to be stopped by American border officials for “random checks” every time he flew to the United States.The 25 year old star said that,...

John Boyega's Acting Holiday

John Boyega's return to the stage is like ''a holiday''.The 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' actor will be starring in 'Woyzeck' at the Old Vic in London next month and sees the experience like a...

John Boyega Faced Frequent Security Checks

John Boyega used to get stopped ''every single time'' he went to America by airport security.The 25-year-old actor was singled out during ''random checks'' whenever he flew Stateside for auditions, and he eventually resorted to...

John Boyega: Finn Is A 'Big Deal' In Star Wars: The Last Jedi

John Boyega says his 'Star Wars' character is a ''big deal'' in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'.The 25-year-old actor plays Finn in the new trilogy of the popular sci-fi franchise which started with 'Star Wars:...

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Trailer Released

Fans got an early look at 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' as the first trailer was released on Friday (14.04.17).The teaser for the hotly-anticipated movie begins with Rey (Daisy Ridley) looking distressed and disorientated as...

Harry Potter And The Cursed Child Dominates Olivier Awards

'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' dominated the Olivier Awards on Sunday (09.04.17).The two-part play - a follow-up to J.K. Rowling's 'Harry Potter' series of books - won in nine of the 11 categories it...

Frank Oz Sparks Speculation Yoda Is In The Last Jedi

Frank Oz has sparked speculation Yoda is to appear in 'Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi'.The 72-year-old puppeteer was responsible for bringing the diminutive green alien to life in original trilogy films 'The...

John Boyega Slams Samuel L Jackson For Creating 'Conflict' Among Black Actors

John Boyega has slammed Samuel L. Jackson for creating ''conflict'' between Black British and African American actors.The 24-year-old star - who grew up in Peckham, London - is furious with the Hollywood legend after he...

Samuel L. Jackson Clarifies Black British Actor Comments

The 68-year-old actor hit headlines due to remarks he made during an interview with U.S. radio station Hot 97, leading to stars including Star Wars actor John Boyega hitting back at the Pulp Fiction veteran....

John Boyega Slams Samuel L. Jackson Over Black British Actor Comments

In an interview with U.S. radio station Hot 97, the Pulp Fiction actor, 68, suggested that African-American actors rather than British ones should star in films set in the U.S. Star Wars...

Star Wars: Episode Viii Title Is The Last Jedi

The title for 'Star Wars: Episode VIII' has been confirmed as 'The Last Jedi'.Disney announced the name of the next instalment in the sci-fi series - originally created by George Lucas and Lucasfilm - on...

Maika Monroe, Rj Cyler And More: Stars To Look Out For In 2017

Next year will most certainly be an important year for many stars; some actors that have already had their breakthrough roles will move on to other major projects, and other actors who haven't yet had...

Harrison Ford Leads 'Star Wars' Cast In Paying Tribute To Carrie Fisher

The cast of Star Wars have been paying tribute to co-star Carrie Fisher who passed away on Tuesday, four days after suffering a heart attack on a flight home from London.The 60-year-old actress was loved...

Has The Title Of The Next 'Star Wars' Instalment Been Accidentally Revealed?

The title of the next Star Wars instalment, Episode VIII may have been accidentally uncovered.Website AVS Forum has been doing some detective work and found that Lucasfilm has just applied for a new trademark, which...

J.j. Abrams Regrets Not Directing New Star Wars Movie

In 2015 sci-fi fans were treated to the first new Star Wars movie in 10 years, when The Force Awakens hit cinemas a decade after Revenge of the Sith.Stars like Daisy Ridley and John Boyega...

Daisy Ridley Thrilled By Star Wars Fans' Demands For Rey Toys

Daisy Ridley thought it was a ''great moment'' when fans complained they were not enough Rey toys for sale when 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' was released.The 24-year-old British actress portrayed the heroine in the...

John Boyega Hates The Dark

John Boyega gets ''freaked out'' by darkness.The 'Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens' actor insists undead creatures like zombies and otherworldly beings don't frighten him at all, but it's a different story when the...

Newcomer Lands Female Lead In Pacific Rim 2

The Star Wars: The Force Awakens actor was recently announced as the main star of Pacific Rim: Maelstrom, and now director Steven S. DeKnight has added Cailee to the line up, which also...

John Boyega Caught Pokemon On Star Wars Set

John Boyega caught a Pokemon on the set of 'Star Wars: Episode VIII'.The 24-year-old actor is big fan of 'Pokemon Go' and would spend his downtime between scenes bringing his character Finn to life at...

Anthony Mackie Joins Katherine Bigelow's Detroit Riots Film

Anthony Mackie is reuniting with director Katherine Bigelow for her film about the 1967 Detroit riots.The project will mark the first time Mackie and Bigelow have worked together since 2007's multiple award-winning Iraq war movie...

Will Poulter Will Star In New Movie Based On The 1967 Detroit Riots

Will Poulter has landed a role in a new movie based on the 1967 Detroit riots. The 23-year-old English actor is set to star in the upcoming crime drama alongside Jack Reynor, newcomer Ben O'Toole...

Daisy Ridley Quits Instagram

Daisy Ridley has quit Instagram. The 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' actress deleted her account on the photo sharing website after she was slammed for a post about gun violence.After the Teen Choice Awards paid...

Daisy Ridley Quits Instagram After Receiving Backlash

The Star Wars: The Force Awakens star attended the Teen Choice Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday (31Jul16), where she witnessed a poignant tribute to those who had lost their lives in shootings...

Alden Ehrenreich Confirmed To Play Han Solo Role

Alden Ehrenreich has been confirmed to play the young Han Solo.The 'Hail, Caesar!' star will take over the reigns of the iconic character from Harrison Ford for an upcoming 'Star Wars' spin-off movie.Speaking at a...

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