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Space To Breathe? New Star Wars Movie: Episode Vii Set For December Release

By Jack de Aguilar | 20th August 2013

A release date for the new Star Wars movie – Episode VII – is getting closer. Multiple sources are reporting that a mid-December release is likely, meaning director J.J. Abrams has plenty of time to...

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Darth Vader Hated Star Wars Prequels

20th August 2013

Darth Vader actor David Prowse has condemned the Star Wars prequels as "really bad movies".The British actor played the franchise's villain in George Lucas' original sci-fi trilogy, but was absent from the following prequel films...

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David Prowse Not Hopeful For Star Wars Return

8th March 2013

Darth Vader actor David Prowse fears he will be left out of the upcoming franchise reboot because as a "lowly actor" he is "never" consulted about movie plans.The Brit wore the famous villain's suit on...

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Prowse Banned From Star Wars Events For 'Annoying' Lucas

17th July 2010

STAR WARS actor DAVID PROWSE has been banned from attending any events connected to the sci-fi franchise after reportedly "annoying" creator GEORGE LUCAS.The star, who voiced Darth Vader in the original Star Wars trilogy, reportedly...

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Prowse Clear Of Cancer

2nd February 2010

STAR WARS actor DAVID PROWSE is urging men aged over 50 to undergo tests for prostate cancer - after he stunned doctors by beating the disease.Prowse, who played Darth Vader in the original Star Wars...

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The Things They Say 11838

8th April 2009

"If DARTH VADER had met JAR JAR he would have happily have stretched his neck." STAR WARS actor DAVID PROWSE reveals his most hated character from the sci-fi franchise....

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Prowse Pays Tribute To Goody

20th March 2009

STAR WARS actor DAVID PROWSE has paid tribute to fellow cancer sufferer JADE GOODY. The 73-year-old, who played Darth Vader in the original Star Wars trilogy, revealed he was battling prostate cancer earlier this week (16Mar09)....

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Darth Vader Actor Battling Cancer

17th March 2009

STAR WARS actor DAVID PROWSE has been diagnosed with prostate cancer. The 73-year-old, who played Darth Vader in the original Star Wars trilogy, revealed he was battling the disease during an interview with U.K. radio host...

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Prowse Sceptical About Condensed Star Wars Show

16th August 2006

STAR WARS actor DAVID PROWSE is unconvinced the Reduced Shakespeare Company's condensed show based on the sci-fi movies will do justice to GEORGE LUCAS' hit franchise. Prowse played DARTH VADER in the original trilogy of...

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Prowse Makes His Living From Star Wars Conventions

19th May 2005

Former STAR WARS star DAVID PROWSE is still reaping the financial benefits of starring in the initial three sci-fi movies - as a guest speaker at Jedi-themed conventions around the world. The towering actor,...

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Prowse's Anger Over Star Wars Snub

17th May 2005

Original DARTH VADER star DAVID PROWSE is furious he was never approached to reprise his villainous role for the final installment of the STAR WARS saga. The former bodybuilder first stepped into the black...

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Prowse Still Dumbstruck By Star Wars Fanatics

1st May 2005

STAR WARS actor DAVID PROWSE is continually amazed by the devotion of his die-hard fans - because nearly 20 years have passed since he first starred as DARTH VADER in the sci-fi saga. And...

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Christensen's Vader Suit Weighs Him Down

18th March 2005

Actor HAYDEN CHRISTENSEN bulked up to play STAR WARS villain DARTH VADER, but his expanded physique required no excessive gym routines. The svelte young star was provided with a muscle-bound suit and high-heeled shoes...

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Pitt's Fight Club Turn Triumphs In Cool List

28th November 2003

Hollywood star BRAD PITT's anarchy-driven hunk TYLER DURDEN has been hailed the coolest character in movie history. Pitt's portrayal of the ultra-confident Durden in 1999's hit film FIGHT CLUB opposite EDWARD FURLONG has been...

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Darth Vader Supports Fans Petition

7th September 2003

DARTH VADER actor DAVID PROWSE is supporting fans who have started a petition to see him back on the big screen for the final installment of the STAR WARS film series. Prowse has watched...

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