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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...

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...

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