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Angelina Jolie, Steve Martin & Angela Lansbury Earn Honorary Recognition From The Academy’S Governors Awards

Angelina Jolie, Steve Martin and Angela Lansbury were honoured on Saturday, 16 November, night at the Academy’s Governors Awards, in a night where emotions ran high and the awards circuit got off to a start....

'Star Wars: Episode Vii' Scheduled To Hit Cinemas On 18 December, 2015

A date has finally been set for the release of Disney's first Star Wars film and even though filming hasn't even begun yet, the date isn't that far away. On Thursday, 7 November, Lucasfilm announced...

Is 'Star Wars Episode 7' Already In Turmoil? Jj Abrams And Kasdan Replace Michael Arndt As Screenwriter

There is already a great disturbance in The Force, as the Disney-handled Star Wars reboot, Star Wars Episode 7, already looks as though it might be in turmoil. The set back has occurred because original...

What Do We Know About 'Star Wars: Episode 7' So Far?

Star Wars: Episode 7, is a phrase that either strike fear into the hearts of Star Wars fans the world over, or instil a sense of reluctant optimism in others. No matter how you feel...

Wanted: One Chewbacca - Has Jj Abrams' Gone Wookiee Hunting For 'Star Wars Vii'?

JJ Abrams' new Star Wars movie, Episode VII, may include a wookiee if the rumours currently circulating the internet are true. The news that Abrams might be on the hunt for a new Chewbacca was...

Disney Announce Plans To Release One Star Wars Film Each Year, Beginning In 2015

Whilst many of us are still sat on the fence over the acquisition of the Star Wars brand, Disney executive CFO Jay Rasulo revealed this week that we at least won't have to wait too...

George Lucas Buys Shares In Starbucks

Movie mogul George Lucas has bought up $10 million (£6.6 million) worth of shares in coffee chain Starbucks, the company where his wife Mellody Hobson is a director.The Star Wars creator's GWL Living trust purchased...

I Am Your Father: George Lucas And Wife Mellody Hobson Are Parents

George Lucas has become a father for the fourth time, and for the first time with his new wife Mellody Hobson, with their daughter on was born on Friday 9 August. Everest Hobson Lucas was...

George Lucas And New Wife Welcome Baby Girl

George Lucas and Mellody Hobson have welcomed their first child together.The couple, who tied the knot in June after seven years together, have confirmed their daughter, Everest Hobson Lucas, was born via a gestational surrogate...

Fans Disappointed As Disney Keeps Quiet About Episode Vii At D23

If Star Wars fans weren’t already a bit restless about the upcoming Episode VII, Disney’s D23 Expo this weekend was definitely enough of a teaser. Not because any footage was revealed, in fact quite the...

Can We Look Forward To A Tangible Star Wars Episode Vii?

From the jerky horrors that made Jason’s life a misery, the flesh eating shark that terrorized the small island of Amity to the world’s biggest cruise liner falling victim to an iceberg, special effects and...

John Williams Confirms His Place On Upcoming Star Wars: Episode Vii

Last Saturday (27 July), John Williams became the latest name to be tied down to the upcoming re-boot of the beloved Star Wars franchise. The composer, who has written the score for all six of...

George Lucas Admits Star Trek Paved The Way For Star Wars: Agree?

George Lucas has chucked a massive bucket of cold water on the entire Star Trek/Star Wars rivalry by suggesting Gene Roddenberry's sci-fi television show paved the way for his legendary space franchise. A new documentary...

President Obama Honours George Lucas At White House Medal Ceremony

Star Wars creator George Lucas and writer Joan Didion were among the 24 people honoured with presidential medals at the White House on Wednesday (10Jul13).Paying tribute to the newlywed filmmaker, who received a National Medal...

George Lucas To Be Honoured By Barack Obama With America's Top Arts Accolade

Movie mogul George Lucas will receive the U.S. government's highest arts honour from President Barack Obama later this month (Jul13).The Star Wars creator will be presented with the National Medal of Arts at the White...

George Lucas' New Wife Mellody Hobson Is A Success In Her Own Right

Star Wars creator George Lucas and businesswoman Mellody Hobson tied the knot in a Californian ceremony last weekend that was described as "beautiful" by celeb guests including Samuel L. Jackson and Ron Howard. Hobson did...

Mellody Hobson Marries George Lucas, But Which Legend Played Live?

Mellody Hobson has married her long-time partner - Star Wars director George Lucas - at Skywalker Ranch in Marin County. The ceremony went ahead on Saturday afternoon (June 29, 2013), with former New Jersey Senator...

George Lucas Weds Long-time Sweetheart

George Lucas, the creator of Star Wars and Indiana Jones tied the knot with his girlfriend of seven years, Mellody Hobson. According to sources speaking with People magazine, the wedding took place on Saturday (22nd...

George Lucas Weds Fiancee Mellody Hobson

Star Wars creator George Lucas is a married man after exchanging vows with his longtime girlfriend.The movie mogul wed Mellody Hobson in front of family and friends, including fellow filmmaker Ron Howard, over the weekend...

Star Wars Episode Vii Character Casting Descriptions: Would You Fit The Bill?

Comic book blogsite Bleeding Cool has uncovered the main character casting details for the new Star Wars 7 film, where desirable traits for each auditioning actor are outlined.The list that sounds more like a lonely...

Steven Spielberg On The Future Of The Film Industry: An 'Implosion Is Due'

Steven Spielberg talks about the difficulties of showing anything other than big budget, mainstream films in the cinema. He was addressing film students at the opening of the University of South California's School of Cinematic...

Laura Linney Urges Women Mentor And Share Experiences At 40th Annual Women In Film Awards

The 2013 Women in Film Crystal + Lucy Awards were held in Beverly Hills this past Wednesday night and attracted a number of both female and male supporters of equality in the film industry. The...

Is This The End? Spielberg And Lucas Predict The Coming Apocalypse For The Film Industry As We Know It

Steven Spielberg made dark and ominous predictions about the future of the film industry recently. The influential director sees ticket prices spiraling out of control, while a number of big-budget productions end up as box...

Will Star Wars Episode 7 Start Filming Next January?

Director JJ Abrams has strongly hinted that production for Star Wars VII could begin in early 2014 by revealing that he will be moving his family to London at the end of this year, according...

It's Here! Lego's Giant X-wing Model Is Now A Thing That Exists

Lego news is usually cool news, and the 23-Ton, 5.3-Million-Brick X-Wing being revealed today (May 24) in Times Square just goes to prove it. Just the number 5 million should give you a clue about...

Disney Plan Animated Star Wars Series To Follow 'Star Wars Rebels' Pilot [Video]

The re-Disney-fication of Star Wars continues, with the corporation now planning on bringing an animated series to their flagship television channel. The show, set to be titled Star Wars Rebels, already has a one-hour animated...

World's Greatest Effects Guru Ray Harryhausen Dies Aged 92

Ray Harryhausen, a visual effects guru often considered to have been the finest in the movie business, has died aged 92. Best known for his pioneering work on Star Wars, Jason and the Argonauts and...

Imperial March Named Top Star Wars Song

Darth Vader's theme is the most popular 'Star Wars' song of all time.The symphonic number - officially known as 'The Imperial March' - has been named cinema fans' top tune from the classic space franchise...

Jj Abrams Hopes Star Wars Passion Helps

JJ Abrams hopes his ''passion'' for 'Star Wars' will aid his directing.The man behind 'Star Trek' and the upcoming 'Star Trek Into Darkness' will also take charge of the first of a new trilogy in...

Could Yoda Land His Own 'Star Wars' Movie Spin-off?

It has already been rumoured that Disney’s plans for future Star Wars releases may include spin-offs for individual characters and today, The Sun reported that Yoda could well be amongst those to...

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