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Thandie Newton Wears Gown Featuring Faces Of Star Wars Black Actors

Thandie Newton wore a gown featuring the faces of all of the black 'Star Wars' characters to the premiere of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' on Tuesday (15.05.18).The 45-year-old actress plays the role of Val...

Ron Howard Reveals Possibility Of A Willow Sequel

Ron Howard has suggested a 'Willow' sequel is in the works.The acclaimed director helmed the original fantasy movie in 1988, and has revealed that talks have already taken place about reviving the 'Willow' brand.Speaking to...

Emilia Clarke Backs Kit Harington To Play Luke Skywalker

Emilia Clarke would love to see Kit Harington play a young Luke Skywalker.The 31-year-old actress stars alongside Kit in the award-winning TV series 'Game of Thrones', and she's revealed she would like to see the...

Ron Howard Recalls Rejecting Chance To Direct The Phantom Menace

Ron Howard rejected the chance to helm 'Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace' while stood in a car park.The 64-year-old filmmaker has revealed he declined the potentially once-in-a-lifetime opportunity when George Lucas -...

Ron Howard 'Reshot The Majority Of Solo: A Star Wars Story'

Ron Howard reportedly reshot the majority of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story'.The 64-year-old director replaced Phil Lord and Christopher Miller part-way through the production process, and despite having a tight deadline to work towards, Ron...

Ron Howard Says Fans Will "Define" If 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' Gets Sequels

With just a few weeks to go until the release of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' in cinemas across the globe, sci-fi fans are more excited than ever before to learn a little more about...

George Lucas' Quip Included In Solo: A Star Wars Story

George Lucas has contributed to 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' after Ron Howard agreed to use a joke he suggested.The 73-year-old filmmaker created the blockbuster sci-fi franchise, but handed over the reins from Lucasfilm to...

Ron Howard: Han Solo Movie Is 'Different' To Any Other Star Wars Movie

Ron Howard insists 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' will be ''different'' to any other movie linked to the franchise.The 64-year-old actor and director has helmed the spin-off of the popular sci-fi franchise - which follows...

Donald Glover Ate Pizza To Celebrate Solo Role

Donald Glover celebrated being cast as Lando Calrissian in 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' by eating a ''whole pizza'' and watching 'The Empire Strikes Back'.The 34-year-old actor plays a younger version of the original trilogy...

Bryce Dallas Howard Ready To Negotiate Better Deals

Bryce Dallas Howard has been ''scared off'' asking for better pay in the past.The 'Jurassic World: Fallen World' actress has been inspired to hone her negotiation skills by the #TimesUp movement as she's always ''backed...

Solo: A Star Wars Story Offers Plot Hints

The new trailer for 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' has provided the best insight yet into the movie.The much-anticipated 'Star Wars' spin-off film - which sees Alden Ehrenreich star as the young Han Solo -...

Phoebe Waller-bridge Lacks Star Wars Knowledge

Phoebe Waller-Bridge knew nothing about the 'Star Wars' franchise when she took on her role in 'Solo: A Star Wars Story'.The 32-year-old actress is set to star as a droid named L3-37 in the upcoming...

Ron Howard Gets Sole Directing Credit For Solo: A Star Wars Story

Ron Howard will take solo directing credit for 'Solo: A Star Wars Story'.The 'Da Vinci Code' filmmaker was put at the helm of the upcoming anthology spin-off after then-directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller were...

Jon Favreau Confirms Live-action Star Wars Tv Series

Jon Favreau is to write and executive produce a new live-action 'Star Wars' TV series. The 51-year-old filmmaker will work on the show for Disney's upcoming on-demand service, which will rival the likes of Netflix,...

Joel Edgerton Up For Role In Obi-wan Kenobi Spin-off Movie

Joel Edgerton would be ''totally down'' to reprise his role as Owen Lars in the proposed Obi-Wan Kenobi spin-off movie.Director Stephen Daldry is reportedly in early talks to helm a 'Star Wars' movie about the...

Donald Glover Says Han Solo Movie Is More Fun Than Other Star Wars Movies

Donald Glover has promised 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' is ''a lot more fun'' than other 'Star Wars' movies.The 34-year-old actor - who portrays the young Lando Calrissian in the upcoming Han Solo spin-off -...

Jon Favreau To Voice Alien In Solo

Jon Favreau will voice a ''cool and important alien'' in 'Solo: A Star Wars Story'.The 51-year-old star shared a photo of himself alongside the movie's director, Ron Howard, and its writer Lawrence Kasdan on Twitter...

Kathleen Kennedy Explains Solo Directors Axe

Phil Lord and Christopher Miller were fired from 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' because their ''process'' didn't suit LucasFilm.The directorial duo signed up to the project - which focuses on the origins of the Rebel...

Ron Howard Admits Initial Reluctance To Direct 'Solo: A Star Wars Story'

The 'Star Wars' universe continues to expand and in a few months' time, that will continue with the release of the second standalone movie in the universe, 'Solo'. Taking fans back in time to Han...

Harrison Ford Spoke With Alden Ehrenreich About Han Solo Character

Harrison Ford gave Alden Ehrenreich some advice on how to play Han Solo in the 'Star Wars' spin-off.The 75-year-old screen legend first portrayed the fan favourite space smuggler in the original trilogy starting with 'Episode...

Warwick Davis Is Always Up For Star Wars Roles

Warwick Davis says it's ''always a delight'' to be asked to be in a 'Star Wars' movie.The 47-year-old first starred as Ewok Wicket in 'Episode VI: Return of the Jedi' back in 1983, and since...

Woody Harrelson Wasn't A Big Fan Of Star Wars

Woody Harrelson wasn't ''fanatical'' about 'Star Wars' before accepting a role in the upcoming Han Solo spin-off movie.The 56-year-old actor plays mysterious character Beckett in 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' and when he first began...

Ewan Mcgregor Wants To Play Obi-wan Kenobi In Spin-off

Ewan McGregor is ''happy'' to play Obi-Wan Kenobi in a 'Star Wars' spin-off movie.The 46-year-old actor portrayed the Jedi Knight in the three prequels in the sci-fi franchise and now director Stephen Daldry is reportedly...

Donald Glover: Star Wars Solo Director Change Didn't Affect Vision Of Movie

Donald Glover says changing directors has not changed the ''vision'' of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story'.Ron Howard took over the director's chair from Phil Lord and Chris Miller - who left the prequel spin-off due...

John Williams To Compose Theme For Han Solo Movie

John Williams is composing a theme for the Han Solo 'Star Wars' spin-off movie.The five-time Academy Award winning composer has created the score for all of the 'Star Wars' movies to date except one -...

Paul Bettany Wraps Filming On Avengers: Infinity War

Paul Bettany has wrapped up filming 'Avengers: Infinity War'.The 46-year-old actor stars as Vision in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and is set to reprise his role in the highly anticipated third instalment in the 'Avengers'...

Ron Howard Reflects On Father Rance Howard's Career In The Wake Of His Death

It's a sad week for Ron Howard, who announced that his father Rance Howard - with whom he worked on several occasions - passed away at the age of 89 over the weekend. Tributes are...

Rance Howard Has Died Aged 89

Rance Howard has died aged 89 years old. The late actor has sadly passed away, and the tragic news was confirmed on social media on Saturday (25.11.17) by his 63-year-old son Ron, although the cause...

Rance Howard Has Died Aged 89

Rance Howard has died aged 89 years old. The late actor has sadly passed away, and the tragic news was confirmed on social media on Saturday (25.11.17) by his 63-year-old son Ron, although the cause...

Phil Lord And Chris Miller Support Solo Movie

Phil Lord and Chris Miller have given their blessing to 'Solo: A Star Wars Story'.The two filmmakers were the original directors on the 'Star Wars' spin-off film but who left the prequel spin-off due to...

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