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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...

Pacific Rim 2 For Release In 2018

'Pacific Rim 2' is set for release in 2018.The follow-up to Guillermo Del Toro's robot monster fight flick has been plagued with delays, but it has now been announced that it will drop on February...

Scott Eastwood In Talks For Pacific Rim Sequel

Clint Eastwood's son is said to be in talks with producers at Legendary Pictures to star alongside Star Wars: The Force Awakens actor John Boyega in the sequel to the 2013 action/sci-fi, which...

John Boyega Hopes To Spark Change Within The Academy

Earlier this year the Academy sparked a fierce backlash after the 2016 Oscars, due to the lack of diversity seen among the nominees. Stars like Jada Pinkett Smith and her husband Will boycotted the annual...

John Boyega Joins Kathryn Bigelow's Detroit Race Riot Drama

The 24-year-old British actor, who gained international stardom after playing Finn in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, has confirmed he will be teaming up with the Academy Award-winning director for the currently untitled, social drama....

John Boyega Lands Lead Role In Pacific Rim Sequel

The Star Wars: The Force Awakens star will play the son of Idris Elba's character, Stacker Pentecost, who was killed off in the original 2013 film. The movie's plotline has been...

John Boyega Lands Starring Role In 'Pacific Rim 2'

Star Wars actor John Boyega has landed another huge role in the wake of his recent success – the lead role in the forthcoming sequel to action blockbuster Pacific Rim.Deadline reported on Monday (June 6th)...

John Boyega Appointed Patron Of His Childhood Theatre

The Star Wars: The Force Awakens star was a member of London's Theatre Peckham company from the age of nine to 14, during which he honed his talents onstage. Now, 10 years...

Daisy Ridley's Studio Ghibli Dream Come True

The British actress has had a bumper year after being cast as Rey in the new Star Wars flicks, but it’s her role in the reissued 1991 animated flick Only Yesterday that’s really got her...

John Boyega Not Joining Black Panther

The breakout star of the latest instalment of the Star Wars franchise first sparked speculation he was in talks to join the ever-growing cast of Marvel’s upcoming movie earlier this week (16May16) after...

John Boyega: 'New Star Wars Film Will Be Bigger And Darker'

The British actor, who plays rebel stormtrooper Finn in the movie trilogy, said fans should expect something much different to last year's (15) Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens. Rian...

John Boyega Receives Emerging Talent Honour At Cannes Film Festival

The British actor, who rose to fame in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, added a further prize to his award shelf when he was presented with the Trophee Chopard, an annual prize for...

John Boyega Lands First Major Theatre Role

The Star Wars: The Force Awakens actor will lead the cast of the adaptation about a down-on-his-luck soldier who kills his wife. Jack Thorne will write the script for the production, which will...

Cinema, Stage And Small Screens: A Summary Of John Boyega's Upcoming Roles

John Boyega has been quite the busy actor since appearing in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'. Not only have we got the sequel to look forward to, but we'll also be seeing his face a...

James Mcavoy And Nicholas Hoult Join Watership Down Remake

The actors will voice bunnies Hazel, Fiver and Bigwig alongside Sir Ben Kingsley as cruel General Woundwort in the four-part miniseries remake of the 1978 animated film, which was based on Richard Adams'...

John Boyega, James Mcavoy And Ben Kingsley To Star In Bbc / Netflix 'Watership Down' Re-make

The BBC has teamed up with Netflix to announce a televisual re-make of children’s favourite 'Watership Down', which will feature an all-star cast including new Star Wars actor John Boyega, Nicholas Hoult and James McAvoy...

Helen Mirren To Help Mark Queen Elizabeth's 90th Birthday

The monarch will celebrate her landmark birthday at an event taking place in the grounds of Windsor Castle, which will also be televised on British television channel ITV, on 15 May (16). The event will...

Could Star Wars' Daisy Ridley Be The Next Lara Croft?

Fresh off making her big screen debut in Star Wars: The Force Awakens as Rey, Daisy Ridley is eying a role as another heroine. The 23-year-old has confirmed there have been talks about her starring...

Daisy Ridley Confirms Tomb Raider 'Conversations'

The Star Wars: The Force Awakens actress is rumoured to be in the running to take over from Angelina Jolie in a rebooted movie series, based on the popular Tomb Raider video games....

Daisy Ridley Keeping Star Wars Audition Tape Private

The British actress shot to international fame after being cast in the latest installment of the sci-fi franchise, Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens. Her role as Rey has won her countless fans...

John Boyega Mystified By Han Solo Film

Speculation around the movie has increased in recent weeks with young actors Miles Teller and Jack Reynor reported to be shortlisted to play a young version of Harrison Ford's character in the prequel...

John Boyega Apologises Over Diversity Comments

The Star Wars: The Force Awakens star gave an emotional speech as he was honoured with Best Male Performance in Film at the Screen Nation Awards in London, and told his fellow actors...

John Boyega Dresses As 'Star Wars'' Finn To Visit Sick Children In London Hospital

Star Wars: The Force Awakens actor John Boyega really is a real-life hero. The 23-year-old British actor spent Friday (March 11th) making five-year-old super-fan Daniel Bell’s dreams come true, when he joined him in full...

John Boyega Visits Sick Kids At Hospital As Star Wars' Finn

The British star teamed up with the Rays of Sunshine children's charity to grant the wish of Daniel Bell, a five-year-old at The Royal London Hospital who has been diagnosed with a brain...

'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Leads Mtv Movie Awards Nominations

Star Wars: The Force Awakens received the most nominations for this year’s MTV Movie Awards, after being selected in a total of 11 categories ahead of next month’s ceremony in Los Angeles.Having been snubbed in...

John Boyega Named Patron Of Alma Mater

The Star Wars: The Force Awakens star attended the Identity School of Acting in London for three years after dropping out of the University of Greenwich, and he credits the school with helping...

John Boyega Parties Ahead Of Star Wars Filming

The British newcomer, who plays Finn in the new franchise, scooped the EE Rising Star Award at the London ceremony, beating actors Taron Egerton, Dakota Johnson, Brie Larson, and Bel Powley to the...

Star Wars Tipped For Oscar After Visual Effects Society Win

Star Wars: The Force Awakens, starring John Boyega and Daisy Ridley, led the nominations with seven, and it converted four nods into wins including the night's top prize, Outstanding Visual Effects in a...

John Boyega Plotting Theatre Role

The Brit became a household name last year (15) following the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the seventh film in the saga, and production on the next installment began in the...

Star Wars Boosts British Box Office To Record Numbers

The seventh film in the sci-fi franchise was only released in December (15), but its huge success pushed box office receipts in the U.K. to a record high of £1.24 billion, an increase...

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