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Simon Pegg: I'm In Star Wars Heaven

Simon Pegg will star in 'Star Wars The Force Awakens'.The 45-year-old actor is set to fulfill a life-long dream and appear in the latest addition to the Star Wars franchise as an alien.The news was...

First Three Star Wars Films Hit Chinese Theatres At Last

Festival chiefs are screening all six Star Wars films this week (beg15Jun15), giving movie fans the chance to see 1977's Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back and The Return of the Jedi on...

Lupita Nyong'o Proud To Be 'Space Cadet' In Star Wars

Lupita Nyong'o is thrilled she gets to be a ''space cadet'' in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'.The 32-year-old actress portrays Maz Kanata - a pirate and galactic traveller - in the highly anticipated sci-fi sequel...

Lupita Nyong'o Proud To Be 'Space Cadet' In Star Wars

Lupita Nyong'o is thrilled she gets to be a ''space cadet'' in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'.The 32-year-old actress portrays Maz Kanata - a pirate and galactic traveller - in the highly anticipated sci-fi sequel...

Star Wars Castmembers Reach Out To Harrison Ford After Plane Crash

Harrison Ford's Star Wars castmates, including Mark Hamill and Peter Mayhew, have reached out to the veteran actor as he recovers from a terrifying plane crash on Thursday (05Mar15).The Indiana Jones star was hospitalised after...

Peter Mayhew Discharged From Hospital - Report

Star Wars actor Peter Mayhew is recovering at home after he was reportedly discharged from hospital following treatment for pneumonia.The 70 year old, who plays wookie Chewbacca in the sci-franchise, gave fans a fright last...

Chewbacca Actor Peter Mayhew Thanks Fans From Hospital

Star Wars actor Peter Mayhew has reached out to fans from his sick bed to thank them for their well wishes after he was hospitalised with a nasty bout of pneumonia.The 70 year old, who...

'Chewbacca' Actor Peter Mayhew Hospitalized For Pneumonia

Star Wars actor Peter Mayhew, who is reprising his role as Chewbacca for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, is being treated in hospital for pneumonia. Mayhew, 70, was forced to cancel a personal appearance at...

Peter Mayhew Hospitalised With Pneumonia

'Star Wars' actor Peter Mayhew has been hospitalised. The 70-year-old star, who plays the Wookiee Chewbacca in the sci-fi franchise, was taken to hospital after falling ill with pneumonia. Mayhew's wife Angie posted a message...

The Real 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Trailer Is Now Here [Trailer + Pictures]

It's finally here! The teaser trailer you've all been waiting for: 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens', and while it's not really giving anything away, it looks pretty intense. Vehicles have updated, the stormtroopers are looking...

Filming Resumes For Star Wars Episode Vii

Filming for 'Star Wars Episode VII' has resumed following Harrison Ford's recovery from injury.The Hollywood icon suffered an accident on set earlier this month, which meant he had to undergo surgery on his leg and...

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

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...

Adam Driver's Surreal Star Wars Experience

Adam Driver admits it was surreal being cast in 'Star Wars Episode VII'.The 'Girls' actor, who is believed to have signed up to play a Darth Vader-inspired character in J.J. Abrams' upcoming intergalactic adventure, admits...

Carrie Fisher: Star Wars Cast Looked A Little Melted

Carrie Fisher says the original 'Star Wars' cast looked ''a little melted'' when they met ahead of shooting on 'Episode VII'.The 57-year-old actress reprises her role as Princess Leia in the blockbuster sequel alongside alongside...

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

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...

Filming Begins On Star Wars: Episode Vii

Filming has begun on 'Star Wars: Episode VII'.After months of anticipation, J.J Abrams' new instalment of the legendary sci-fi movie franchise has started shooting in Abu Dhabi today (16.05.14).Filming will then continue at Pinewood Studios...

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

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...

Domhnall Gleeson Still Coming To Terms With Star Wars Role

Domhnall Gleeson is still ''coming to terms'' with being cast in 'Star Wars Episode VII'.The 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows' actor joins Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew and Kenny...

Star Wars Cast Announced

The 'Star Wars: Episode VII' cast has been officially announced.Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew and Kenny Baker will all return to the franchise, while as previously rumoured, John Boyega, Adam...

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

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....

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

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,...

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

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...

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

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...

Maisie Richardson-sellers For Star Wars: Episode Vii?

Maisie Richardson-Sellers is in talks to star in J.J. Abrams' 'Star Wars: Episode VII'.The Oxford-trained actress - whose main acting experience is in theatre - is reportedly being courted by producers to take on the...

Maisie Richardson-sellers For Star Wars: Episode Vii?

Maisie Richardson-Sellers is in talks to star in J.J. Abrams' 'Star Wars: Episode VII'.The Oxford-trained actress - whose main acting experience is in theatre - is reportedly being courted by producers to take on the...

Peter Mayhew Heads To Pinewood To Play Chewbacca In Star Wars Episode 7

Peter Mayhew is to reprise his role as Chewbacca in Disney and Lucasfilm's upcoming movie Star Wars Episode VII and could even have begun shooting his scenes at London's Pinewood studios. Mayhew played the Wookiee...

Star Wars Episode Vii To Feature Original Chewbacca, Peter Mayhew

Intent on following one of the most ill-conceived and disassembled filming structures known to Hollywood, Star Wars Episode VII has started shooting while the full extent of the cast is yet to be finalised. But...

Peter Mayhew Returning To Star Wars

Peter Mayhew is set to return as Chewbacca in 'Star Wars: Episode VII'.The 69-year-old actor portrayed the hairy beast in the original 'Star Wars' trilogy, and 'Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith', as...

Peter Mayhew Will Reprise 'Chewbacca' Role In 'Star Wars: Episode Vii'

British actor Peter Mayhew rose to fame after playing one of the most recognisable characters in cinematic history, 'Chewbacca.'The now 69 year-old portrayed the Wookiee in the original 'Star Wars' trilogy, opposite Harrison Ford as...

Peter Mayhew Returning To Star Wars As Chewbacca

British actor Peter Mayhew is bouncing back from double knee replacement surgery to reprise his iconic role as Chewbacca in J.J. Abrams' much-anticipated Star Wars sequel.The towering star, who suffers from excessive growth condition gigantism,...

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