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On Her Seventh Decade In The Business, Debbie Reynolds Will Receive A Lifetime Achievement Honour At The 2015 Sag Awards

By Victoria Pavlova | 19th August 2014

Finally, after decades of success in the industry, Debbie Reynolds will get recognized by the Screen Actors Guild for her contributions to the business. Reynolds (82) will receive a Lifetime Achievement honour at next year’s...

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The Latest Star Wars Episode Vii Cast Member: Christina Chong

By Jack de Aguilar | 18th July 2014

Despite releasing a big cast photo back at the end of April, Star Wars Episode VII has continued to add to its roster. The latest addition sees Christina Chong join the team to play a...

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Rian Johnson To Write/direct "Star Wars: Episode Viii." Is This A Good Thing?

By Victoria Pavlova | 22nd June 2014

Now that director Rian Johnson has officially been named as Disney’s Star Wars: Episode VIII writer and director of choice, let’s take a look at his sci-fi and fantasy credentials. Johnson, 40, first came...

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Jj Abrams Reacts To 'Star Wars Vii' Millennium Falcon Leak...But Not How You’D Expect

By Lauren James | 4th June 2014

With a movie as large and far-reaching as the new Star Wars, Episode VII, it was always going to be impossible to stop certain juicy details from leaking to the eager fanbase. Director JJ Abrams...

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Millennium Falcon Photos From 'Star Wars 7' Set Leak: Could It Be?

By Lauren James | 3rd June 2014

We have been given our first look at the brand new Millennium Falcon that is being built for the upcoming Star Wars: Episode VII, thanks to an alleged photo leak TMZ has published. The new...

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At Last! Lupita Nyong'o Confirmed For Star Wars Vii Cast With Gwendoline Christie

By Lauren James | 2nd June 2014

Lupita Nyong'o and Gwendoline Christie have finally been added to the cast of Star Wars: Episode VII. It has been rumoured for some time that 12 Years a Slave star Lupita had been picked for...

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Is 'Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back' Truly The Greatest Film Of All Time?

By Sophie Miskiw | 2nd June 2014

It may come as a bit of a surprise to hear that Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back has been voted Empire Magazine's greatest movie of all time. The new poll, which included 250,000 film...

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Star Wars Episode Vii: The Old Crew Are Back And Looking Melted, Says Carrie Fisher

By Jack de Aguilar | 27th May 2014

It might be age, it might be the strong Abu Dhabi sun, but Carrie Fisher thinks her old Star Wars cohorts are looking melted. Still, she was quick to point out how happy she was...

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Carrie Fisher: Reuniting With The Star Wars Gang For Episode Vii Is "Unique"

By Jack de Aguilar | 26th May 2014

Carrie Fisher is one of the old guard returning to Star Wars for J.J. Abram’s Episode VII, and she’s spoken of her delight at the gang getting back together, claiming that every old movie should...

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Jj Abrams To 'Star Wars: Episode Vi' Cast & Crew: "Let's Give 'Em Something Great"

By Elinor Cosgrave | 21st May 2014

J.J. Abrams has written to the cast and crew of Star Wars: Episode VII, encouraging them in the production began shooting last Friday (16th May) in London.J.J. Abrams is directly Star Wars Episode VII.Abrams sent...

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Carrie Fisher, 35 Pounds Lighter, Is Keeping Mum About ‘Star Wars Vii’ But Her Mother Certainly Isn’T!

By Elinor Cosgrave | 18th May 2014

Carrie Fisher was asked to lose 35 pounds, approximately 2.5 stone, for her upcoming role in Star Wars VII. The actress best known for her iconic role as Princess Leia revealed whilst attending an event...

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Carrie Fisher On 'Star Wars: Episode Vii': "They Hired Me Minus 35 Pounds"

By Jack de Aguilar | 17th May 2014

Tom Hanks, Matthew McConaughey and Christian Bale have all shed pounds in a dangerously small amount of time in the name of art. But you rarely hear of women doing the same thing for a...

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Carrie Fisher Lost 35 Pounds To Prepare For Shooting 'Star Wars Episode Vii'

By Nick Hill | 17th May 2014

Carrie Fisher had to make some serious changes before reprises her iconic role as Princess Leia.The 57 year-old actress is returning to shoot the highly anticipated 'Star Wars Episode 7' 35 pounds lighter, as she...

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'Star Wars Episode 7' Titled "The Ancient Fear", First Images Of Chewbacca

By Michael West | 6th May 2014

Harry Knowles, the reliable and respected movie man at Ain't It Cool News, is quoting a source as saying JJ Abrams' new Star Wars movie is titled The Ancient Fear. Harry says his insider told...

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A Week In News: 'Star Wars' Cast Assemble, Lostprophets Regroup, George Clooney Commits

By Lauren James | 2nd May 2014

'Star Wars VII': "Raahhgh uughguughhaahnr wrrhwrwwh!" - that's Wookiee for "That new Star Wars cast is dope, yo!" Star Wars fans of all ages were given a shot of sweaty-palmed anticipation this week when the...

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A Week In Movies: Star Wars Cast Announced, Festivals Bring Out Stars In London And New York While Efron And Rogen Hit L.a

By Rich Cline | 2nd May 2014

Of course the biggest movie news this week was the official announcement that Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher will be back for Star Wars Episode VII, along with the performers behind C-3PO, R2-D2...

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First Cast Photos Amps Up The Hype For "Star Wars: Episode Vii"

By Victoria Pavlova | 1st May 2014

Now that the official Star Wars: Episode VII cast has been revealed (thee whole women, the production team have really outdone themselves this time) it’s time for the constant, non-stop barrage of on-set material to...

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Who Is Newest 'Star Wars: Episode Vii' Cast Member, Oscar Isaac?

By Sophie Miskiw | 30th April 2014

If Star Wars: Episode VII were any more shrouded in mystery we wouldn’t even know it was being made. Thankfully, a few small details are trickling through JJ Abrams privacy forcefield and we’re beginning to...

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Forget Ford, Hamill - Who Will Max Von Sydow Play In Star Wars Episode Vii?

By Michael West | 30th April 2014

We almost choked on our coffee when an image from the Star Wars Episode VII script read-through hit Star on Tuesday evening (April 29, 2014). The black-and-white photograph showed Harrison Ford and Mark Hamill...

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With The "Episode Vii" Cast, Jj Abrams Is Banking On Emerging Young Talent As Well As Franchise Veterans

By Victoria Pavlova | 30th April 2014

Star Wars nerds, this is your time – the full cast of J.J. Abrams’ Episode VII has been announced and, while some suspicions were confirmed, there are a few new faces to look forward to....

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Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher And Mark Hamill Are All In London, But Is It For Star Wars Episode Vii?

By Stephanie Chase | 30th April 2014

There’s so many rumors about the upcoming Star Wars Episode VII that it’s pretty difficult to keep track of who might be in or out of the upcoming production. But with what’s become known as...

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Guess Who? 'Star Wars 7' Cast Revealed In Team Photo

By Lauren James | 29th April 2014

The cast of the new Star Wars movie has been revealed in a new teaser photo posted on the Star Wars website. The team shot shows includes John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac,...

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Did Jj Abrams' Team Building Star Wars Session Reveal Cast?

By Michael West | 29th April 2014

JJ Abrams' team building sessions for Star Wars Episode 7 appear to have given away the cast for the forthcoming sci-fi epic. Sources speaking with The Sun reveal that Abrams took his new cast and...

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Original Star Wars Cast Leave Breadcrumb Trail In London As Ep Vii Prepares To Shoot

By Lauren James | 28th April 2014

Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford are all currently in London, prompting speculation over whether the original Star Wars trio will be reuniting to film JJ Abrams' upcoming Star Wars Episode VII. Abrams' new...

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Disney Rule Out 'Expanded Universe' Novels For 'Star Wars Episode Vii'

By Michael West | 28th April 2014

Disney has confirmed that storylines running through the "expanded universe" Star Wars novels will not inform J.J Abrams' forthcoming movie Star Wars Episode VII. The books were written to satisfy the appetite of fans following...

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Why Chewbacca Has To Return For 'Star Wars Episode Vii'

By Sophie Miskiw | 18th April 2014

The best Star Wars Episode VII news we’ve heard so far is that Peter Mayhew will (supposedly) be getting his Wookiee on once more to reprise his role as Chewbacca. It seems only fitting that...

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Jj Abrams Building Desert Planet Tatooine For 'Star Wars: Episode Vii'

By Michael West | 10th April 2014

JJ Abrams is re-creating the desert planet Tatooine from the original trilogy for Star Wars: Episode VII. Scenes will be shot in what is being described as a "Morocco-like environment," according to the Hollywood Reporter.JJ...

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'Star Wars Episode Vii' Begins Shooting, Despite Incomplete Cast

By Michael West | 7th April 2014

Disney Studios chairman Alan Horn has confirmed that shooting on Star Wars Episode 7 is underway at Pinewood Studios in London. "We have a lot of them [in place]," he said of the casting, which...

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Odds Suggest 'Star Wars Episode 7' Cast Is Fisher, Ford, Hamill, Oldman, Driver

By Michael West | 20th March 2014

The Star Wars Episode 7 cast will be nearing completion behind closed doors, but fans are still none the wiser as to who will be starring in one of the biggest movies of the past...

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Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill And Carrie Fisher To Be "Familiar Faces" In Star Wars Episode Vii?

By Sophie Miskiw | 19th March 2014

If we don’t find out some serious Star Wars facts stat we think we may burst! Although fortunately the most recent press release did give us some food for thought and Walt Disney CEO Bob...

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