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Star Wars Day: Stephen Colbert Badly Explains The Film Series And It's Hilarious

Happy Star Wars Day one and all and, of course, May the fourth be with you. While fans eagerly get down to a serious movie marathon though, everyone else is wondering what on earth is...

Mark Hamill On 'Primal' Star Wars Storytelling

Mark Hamill opens up about the concepts and ideas within 'Star Wars' that made the film franchise so great and, indeed, so enduring. He is set to reprise his character of Luke Skywalker yet again...

Star Wars Get Togethers Are Like High School Reunions For George Lucas

This month's 'Star Wars' 40th anniversary was a real hit with everybody, and in the wake of that comes the official release date for 'Star Wars: Episode IX'. But even now that George Lucas is...

'Star Wars: Episode Ix' Given Release Date

After a great deal of speculation, a release date has been confirmed for the ninth and final instalment in the Star Wars saga. Episode IX, currently without an official title, will hit cinemas on May...

John Boyega Reveals He Was Always Stopped For "Random Checks" When Flying To America

Star Wars breakout star John Boyega has revealed that he used to be stopped by American border officials for “random checks” every time he flew to the United States.The 25 year old star said that,...

Mark Hamill Admits Fans Could See Luke Skywalker Go Dark Side In 'The Last Jedi'

In four decades, the 'Star Wars' property has become one of the most popular on Earth. Now the most recognisable sci-fi franchise in existence, fans are gearing up for the release of the eighth movie...

Carrie Fisher Won't Be In 'Star Wars: Episode Ix'

The world was stung with another pair of jarring losses from the world of entertainment back in late December of 2016, when both Carrie Fisher passed away on December 27, with her mother Debbie Reynolds...

Carrie Fisher Will Appear In 'Star Wars: Episode Ix' Without Cgi

The late Carrie Fisher will appear as her iconic character Princess Leia in the ninth and final instalment of the Star Wars franchise, according to her brother.Todd Fisher said that he and Billie Lourd, Carrie’s...

Take That's Gary Barlow Confirms Cameo In 'The Last Jedi'

Gary Barlow has confirmed that he has a cameo role in the upcoming Star Wars film The Last Jedi.The Take That mainman is a huge Star Wars fan, and confirmed on ITV's Lorraine, Monday, that...

Woody Harrelson Reveals Details Of His 'Han Solo' Character

Details of plot points and character arcs for upcoming Star Wars projects are more closely guarded than most heads of state at this moment in time, but actor Woody Harrelson was able to release a...

John Boyega Slams Samuel L. Jackson Over Black British Actor Comments

In an interview with U.S. radio station Hot 97, the Pulp Fiction actor, 68, suggested that African-American actors rather than British ones should star in films set in the U.S. Star Wars...

Jj Abrams Touts Mark Hamill For An Oscar Next Year

Former Star Wars director JJ Abrams has claimed that Mark Hamill’s role in the upcoming The Last Jedi later this year will be of such a standard that he’ll be in line for an Oscar...

Han Solo And Company Pose In First Image From The Forthcoming 'Star Wars' Spin-off

The first image of the cast of the forthcoming Han Solo movie has arrived as principal photography for the movie finally gets underway. We see (almost) the full cast of the 'Star Wars' spin-off getting...

Jar Jar Binks' Fate Finally Revealed To 'Star Wars' Fans

The deeply annoying Jar Jar Binks has long stood as a cautionary tale in the movie industry, following his debut in Star Wars: The Phantom Menace nearly two decades ago.His bizarre accent and general buffoonery...

Fans Go Crazy For The Latest Star Wars The Last Jedi Picture

Star Wars: The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson has teased fans with a glimpse of the film’s opening crawl, days after the title was finally revealed. Johnson had been unable to complete work on the...

'Star Wars Episode Viii' Will Be Titled The Last Jedi

The title of the next chapter in the Star Wars saga has finally been revealed.The news was announced to fans in a tweet from the official Star Wars account, which read: “It’s official. STAR WARS:...

Carrie Fisher Will Not Be Digitally Re-created For Any Future 'Star Wars' Movies

LucasFilm has moved to dismiss widespread rumours concerning the future of Princess Leia’s character in the Star Wars universe following Carrie Fisher’s death, saying that CGI special effects will NOT be used to restore her...

Lucasfilm Is Not Planning To Digitally Recreate Carrie Fisher In Future 'Star Wars' Movies

Disney and Lucasfilm have denied reports they are negotiating with the estate of Carrie Fisher to digital recreate the actress’ image in future Star Wars movies.Earlier this week a report on BBC’s ‘Newsnight’ claimed that...

Woody Harrelson Added To 'Han Solo' Movie Cast

A major piece of casting news for Star Wars fans has been announced, as Woody Harrelson has signed on for a role in the upcoming stand-alone Han Solo movie.The directors of the as-yet-untitled movie, Phil...

George Lucas' Museum Of Narrative Art To Be Built In Los Angeles

George Lucas’ proposed Museum of Narrative Art will be located in Los Angeles, it has been confirmed, after a design put forward by the city won out over a rival concept from San Francisco.The legendary...

Petition Calls For Princess Leia To Be Made An Official Disney Princess

A little under a fortnight after the tragic death of Carrie Fisher, an online petition has sprung up to demand that her Star Wars character Princess Leia be made into an official Disney princess.Cody Christensen,...

Peter Mayhew Honours Carrie Fisher

Mayhew, who was the man in the Chewbacca suit, gathered with fans at The Marvelous Nerd Year's Eve Comic Con in Dallas on Saturday (31Dec16) to pay tribute to the actress, who passed...

Rogue One Continues To Dominate Us Box Office

Disney sci-fi, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, continues to dominate the US Box Office with the franchise expected to deliver a third week at the top of the charts. Since premiering on December 16th,...

10 Best Films Of 2016

While several franchise films took a tumble this year, there were plenty of great movies that showed true originality, from big blockbusters and foreign award-winners to micro-indies and inventive docs...10. Rogue One - The first...

Carrie Fisher Was Planning Wishful Drinking Show Sequel

The veteran actress died on Tuesday (27Dec16) after suffering a heart attack onboard a flight from London to Los Angeles on Friday (23Dec16). It has since emerged the 60-year-old had just struck...

Harrison Ford Leads 'Star Wars' Cast In Paying Tribute To Carrie Fisher

The cast of Star Wars have been paying tribute to co-star Carrie Fisher who passed away on Tuesday, four days after suffering a heart attack on a flight home from London.The 60-year-old actress was loved...

Felicity Jones Opens Up About Her Gruelling Fitness Regime For 'Rogue One'

Having slayed the box offices on both sides of the Atlantic in the new Star Wars spin-off Rogue One, Felicity Jones opened up about the intense training regime she undertook in order to play the...

The Ten Most Anticipated Films Of 2017

As always, there are far too many sequels, spin-offs, remakes and reboots clogging the cinemas, but hopefully they'll be better than 2016's lacklustre batch. (Release dates are subject to change.)Star Wars: Episode Viii - Daisy...

Carrie Fisher Hospitalised After Mid-air Heart Attack

The veteran actress was onboard a flight from London to Los Angeles on Friday (23Dec16) when she went into cardiac arrest around 15 minutes before landing. According to TMZ.com, a crewmember appealed...

Rogue One Smashes First Night Sales Records For 2016 At U.s. Box Office

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story raked in $29 million (GBP23.2 million) at the U.S. box office as fans raced to be among the first to see the new film. The preview...

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