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Star Wars: The Last Jedi Leads Empire Awards 2018 Nominations

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' leads the Empire Awards 2018 nominations.The eighth instalment of the sci-fi saga - which was helmed by Rian Johnson - has been nominated for a total of nine prizes including...

Star Wars Actors React With Derision To 'Men-only' Fan Edit Of 'The Last Jedi'

Star Wars actors John Boyega and Mark Hammill have reacted with incredulity and derision at a fan’s rather pathetic attempt to re-edit The Last Jedi with its female characters removed.An angry fan of the franchise...

Florence Pugh Nominated For The Ee Rising Star Award

Florence Pugh has been named among the nominees for this year's EE Rising Star Award.The 22-year-old actress - who stars in the British crime series 'Marcella' and appeared in 2016's 'Lady Macbeth' - has been...

Vin Diesel Is Forbes' Top Grossing Actor

Vin Diesel is Forbes' top grossing actor of 2017.The 50-year-old actor topped the list for the last 12 months with $1.6 billion, largely due to his appearance as Dominic Toretto in the 'Fast and Furious'...

Gary Barlow Plays Resistance Trooper In Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Gary Barlow played a Resistance trooper in the Battle of Crait in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'.The Take That singer already revealed he wasn't a stormtrooper in the latest instalment of the blockbuster sci-fi franchise,...

Rian Johnson Considered Including Lando Calrisssian In Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Rian Johnson ''briefly considered'' featuring Lando Calrissian in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'.The smuggler - who was played by Billy Dee Williams - first appeared in 'Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back' as...

Rian Johnson Recreated Yoda Puppet For Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Rian Johnson ''recreated'' the Yoda puppet from the original 'Star Wars' trilogy for 'The Last Jedi'.The 44-year-old filmmaker helmed the eighth movie in the sci-fi franchise and in a surprising scene, the little green Jedi...

Carrie Fisher's Death Almost Changed The Last Jedi

Rian Johnson considered changing 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' following the shock death of Carrie Fisher.The 44-year-old filmmaker wrote and directed the eighth instalment of the sci-fi franchise, which sees the return saga legends Fisher...

Ellie Goulding's Star Wars Cameo Cut

Ellie Goulding has been left feeling ''awkward'' after her filmed cameo in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' ended up on the cutting room floor.The 'Still Falling for You' singer told fans to look out for...

Mark Hamill Praises Star Wars Newcomers

Mark Hamill has praised the new additions to the 'Star Wars' cast as ''spectacular.''The 66-year-old actor reprises his role as Luke Skywalker in the new trilogy of the sci-fi franchise, which launched with 'The Force...

Oscar Isaac: Happy To Be Alive In Star Wars

Oscar Isaac is very happy Poe Dameron wasn't killed off in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'.The 38-year-old actor stars as the Resistance X-wing fighter pilot and one of the most trusted operatives for General Leia...

Rian Johnson Wants A Female Director To Helm A Star Wars Movie

Rian Johnson thinks it's time a female director helmed a 'Star Wars' movie.The 43-year-old filmmaker took control of the eighth instalment of the hit sci-fi franchise, 'The Last Jedi', and was recently announced to be...

Andy Serkis Compares Snoke To The Wizard Of Oz

Andy Serkis says his 'Star Wars' character Supreme Leader Snoke is like the Wizard of Oz.The 53-year-old actor first starred as the leader of the First Order in 2015's 'The Force Awakens' and has reprised...

Domhnall Gleeson Almost Snubbed Star Wars Role

Domhnall Gleeson almost turned down his role in 'Star Wars'.The 34-year-old actor has just returned for his second outing in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' as General Hux - one of the most notorious villains...

John Boyega Teases Lack Of Pay Of Star Wars Action Figures

John Boyega has joked he hasn't been paid for his 'Star Wars' action figure.The 25-year-old actor has had his likeness immortalised in plastic after action figures of the 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' cast were...

John Boyega On How 'Star Wars' Changed His Life 'Just A Tad'

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' is set to hit theatres this weekend, and star John Boyega reflects on how his life has changed since becoming a part of such a major cinematic legacy. After all,...

John Boyega Always Checks Star Wars Character's Fate

John Boyega always skips to the end of the 'Star Wars' scripts to make sure he survives to the next movie.The 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' actor plays Finn in the science fiction film franchise...

Daisy Ridley Is A Star Washer

Daisy Ridley's favourite pastime is washing her clothes.The 25-year-old British actress maybe one of the world's most famous movie stars thanks to her role as Rey in the 'Star Wars' saga, a part she has...

Daisy Ridley's Star Wars: The Last Jedi Nerves

Daisy Ridley was ''nervous'' filming 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' as she didn't have close pal John Boyega on set with her.The 25-year-old actress formed a close bond with her co-star on the set of...

Rian Johnson Excited For Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Rian Johnson is ''so excited'' for fans to see the finished product of 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' when it hits screens this week.The 43-year-old director helmed the eighth instalment of the popular sci-fi franchise,...

Andy Serkis: Carrie Fisher Left An 'Indelible Mark' On The World

Andy Serkis believes Carrie Fisher has left ''an indelible mark'' on the world in the wake of her passing.The iconic 'Star Wars' actress passed away in December last year at the age of 60, and...

Rian Johnson Working With Daisy Ridley Was A Huge Thrill

Rian Johnson ''leaned forward'' in his chair with excitement when he learned he had a female hero to direct in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'.The 43-year-old filmmaker has helmed the eighth instalment of the sci-fi...

Daisy Ridley Struggled To Master Her Lightsaber

Daisy Ridley has admitted that learning to wield a lightsaber for 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' was the ''hardest thing'' she has done as an actress.The 25-year-old British star reprises her role as Force-sensitive Rey...

Andy Serkis Says Supreme Leader Snoke Is More Powerful Than Darth Vader

Andy Serkis says Supreme Leader Snoke believes he is ''more powerful than Darth Vader''.The 53-year-old actor starred as the leader of the First Order in 2015's 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' and has reprised his...

Rian Johnson Wanted Star Wars: The Last Jedi To Be Emotional

Rian Johnson wanted 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' to be an ''emotional'' movie.The 43-year-old filmmaker has helmed the eighth instalment of the popular sci-fi franchise which sees the return of Mark Hamill as Jedi Master...

Laura Dern Thinks Star Wars: The Last Jedi Is Incredibly Relatable

Laura Dern thinks 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' offers an ''incredibly relatable'' portrayal of women.The 50-year-old actress is one of the newest stars to join the saga and portrays Vice Admiral Holdo in the eighth...

Mark Hamill Proud To Be Known As Luke Skywalker

Mark Hamill is ''proud'' to be known as Luke Skywalker.The 66-year-old actor - who has been married to Marilou Hamill since 1978 - portrayed the Jedi Master in the original 'Star Wars' trilogy and reprised...

John Boyega: Finn's More Serious In The Last Jedi

John Boyega's 'Star Wars' character Finn is ''much more seriousness and understanding'' in 'The Last Jedi'.The 25-year-old actor is reprising his role in the latest instalment of the science fiction franchise after making his debut...

John Boyega's Star Wars Drama

John Boyega made it to the 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' premiere in Los Angeles on Saturday (09.12.17) despite fears he would be trapped in Atlanta by a snowstorm.The 25-year-old actor - who plays Finn...

Daisy Ridley's Special Requests

Daisy Ridley had to get her 'Star Wars' costumes lined because she has sensitive skin. The 25-year-old actress portrays Rey in the sci-fi saga and will be making her second outing in 'The Last Jedi'...

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