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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...

Harrison Ford Won't Return To Star Wars

Harrison Ford would ''rather not'' return to the 'Star Wars' franchise.The 75-year-old actor starred as the iconic Han Solo in the original trilogy and reprised his role in 2015's 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' but...

Star-studded Us Telethon Raises $15m For Hurricane Relief

A star-studded telethon has raised more than $15 million for Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma relief. George Clooney, Justin Bieber, Julia Roberts, Tom Hanks, Lupita Nyong'o, and Oprah Winfrey were among the big names who...

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'...

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 -...

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...

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...

Lupita Nyong'o Goes Undercover As Pink Power Ranger At Comic-con

Lupita Nyong’o underwent an ingenious transformation at Comic-Con this week, disguising herself as a pink Power Ranger so effectively that nobody realised it was her.The 34 year old star fooled onlookers and fans alike as...

Lupita Nyong'o Had A 'Superhero' Makeover For Comic-con Event

Lupita Nyong'o was given a ''superhero'' makeover for this year's Comic-Con event. The 34-year-old actress adorned an Elie Saab gown to the star-studded bash to promote her new film the 'Black Panther', and the star's...

Lupita Nyong'o Proud To Be In Tweet-inspired Movie

Lupita Nyong'o thinks it's ''really cool'' that a tweet brought her and Rihanna together for a movie.The 'Black Panther' actress is teaming up with the 'We Found Love' singer for an upcoming heist movie, the...

Puff Daddy, Naomi Campbell, Lupita Nyong'o Among Pirelli Calendar Stars

Lupita Nyong'o, Puff Daddy, Naomi Campbell and RuPaul are among the stars of the 2018 Pirelli Calendar.Next year's calendar features an 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland' theme, which has been styled by new British Vogue editor...

David Oyelowo Committed To Movie Diversity For Kids

David Oyelowo is committed to pushing for more diversity in films so his kids will no longer be shocked to see people the same colour as them in lead roles.The 41-year-old British star - whose...

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:...

Lupita Nyong'o And Rihanna Want To Star In A Movie Together

Lupita Nyong'o and Rihanna want to star in a movie together.An old photograph of the '12 Years A Slave' star and the singer and part-time actress sat next to each other at a 2014 Miu...

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...

Lupita Nyong'o And Danai Gurira Host Joint Coming To America Party

The stars are currently filming the forthcoming Black Panther superhero movie and they decided to take some time out of work to mark their recent birthdays with a costume bash. Lupita, who...

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...

Jackie Chan Gets Honorary Oscar

Jackie Chan has received an honorary Oscar.The 'Rush Hour' actor hailed his recognition at the Eighth Annual Governors Awards a ''dream'' come true after being recognised by the Academy for the first time in his...

Lupita Nyong'o Channels Salt-n-pepa For Regina Hall Lip Sync Battle

Oscar winner Lupita donned cut off denim shorts revealing her red underwear and a white crop top to mime along to Salt-N-Pepa's Whatta Man, surrounded by hot dancers and men dressed up as...

Lupita Nyong'o Is The Star Of The Show In 'Queen Of Katwe'

It feels cruel that we haven't seen much of Lupita Nyong'o on the big screen since she won an Academy Award for her first film role in '12 Years A Slave', but it's worth the...

Red Carpet Fame Frightened Lupita Nyong'o

The actress was a relative unknown when she appeared in Steve MCQueen's 2013 slavery epic, for which she won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress in her first major movie role. Lupita...

Lupita Nyong'o's Diversity Responsibility

Lupita Nyong'o feels as though she has a responsibility to promote ethnic diversity in Hollywood.The 33-year-old actress became the first Kenyan/Mexican star to win an Academy Award when she was chosen as the recipient of...

Lupita Nyong'o Thinks Queen Of Katwe Is A Normal Story

Lupita jumped at a chance to work with her longtime friend, filmmaker Mira Nair, shooting Queen of Katwe in Uganda, next door to Kenya, where she grew up. Most films set in Africa, she says,...

Lupita Nyong'o Supports Family Friend's Solar Backpack Initiative

The 12 Years a Slave actress was approached by the inventor during a trip home to Kenya and jumped at the chance to support such an innovative idea. "She grew up next...

David Oyelowo: 'Queen Of Katwe Shows New Side Of Africa'

The British-Nigerian star plays chess coach Robert Katende in the Disney movie, based on the true story of Phiona Mutesi, an impoverished Ugandan teenager who became a chess champion. And he says the film's...

Lupita Nyong'o Reveals Details Of Black Panther Plot

It was confirmed at Comic-Con San Diego over the weekend (23-24Jul16) that Lupita had been cast in the new Marvel movie as Nakia, joining director Ryan Coogler and actor Chadwick Boseman in the feature. Michael...

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