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Mark Hamill praises Star Wars newcomers

Mark Hamill praises Star Wars newcomers

Mark Hamill has praised the new additions to the ‘Star Wars’ cast as "spectacular." The 66-year-old actor reprises his role as Luke Skywalker in the new trilogy of the sci-fi franchise, which launched with ‘The Force Awakens’ in 2015, and has continued with eighth overall instalment ‘The Last Jedi’, which was released this week. And with a new trilogy ... »

Rian Johnson intimidated by Mark Hamill

Rian Johnson intimidated by Mark Hamill

Rian Johnson was intimidated by Mark Hamill. The ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ director grew up watching the original ‘Star Wars’ movies, which feature Mark as Luke Skywalker and admitted that getting the chance to work with the actor left him star struck. He told The Hollywood Reporter: "I grew up with Luke as my hero, and he meant so much to me, I was a little bit intim... »

Nicole Kidman can’t bare rejection

Nicole Kidman can’t bare rejection

Nicole Kidman still finds rejection hurtful. The 50-year-old actress admits she has no "control" over her career because it’s entirely reliant on other people deciding she is right for a particular project, and even after several decades in Hollywood, she still gets upset if casting directors are not "interested" in her. She said: "Any actor will tell you that as muc... »

Daisy Ridley: Rey is a role model

Daisy Ridley: Rey is a role model

Daisy Ridley believes having a "hero" like her ‘Star Wars’ character Rey to look up to when she was young would’ve meant a "great deal". The 25-year-old actress has admitted she was more interested in books than movies as a child, but thinks that if she had been a film fanatic back then, the character she plays in the newest instalments of the sci-fi franchise... »

Mark Hamill kept Star Wars twist a secret for a year and a half

Mark Hamill kept Star Wars twist a secret for a year and a half

Mark Hamill was forced to keep the shocking twist that Darth Vader was his alter-ego Luke Skywalker’s real father in the ‘Star Wars’ franchise a secret for a year and a half. The 66-year-old actor – who plays the main protagonist in the sci-fi fantasy film – was told not to tell anyone about the unexpected turn in the ‘Return of the Jedi’ in 1983 by direct... »

Jean-Claude Van Damme’s success after JCVD

Jean-Claude Van Damme’s success after JCVD

Jean-Claude Van Damme has never made a "bad movie" since ‘JCVD’. The 57-year-old actor has seen his career reach highs and lows in recent decades, but he learned a lot about his craft making the 2008 movie – in which he played a fictional version of himself – so even if he was cast in "low budget", straight-to-DVD release projects, he gave his performanc... »

Christopher Plummer such a fan of the Sound of Music

Christopher Plummer such a fan of the Sound of Music

Christopher Plummer thinks ‘The Sound of Music’ is Dame Julie Andrews’ most "free and naked performance". The 88-year-old Hollywood legend starred as Captain Von Trapp alongside Andrews, 82, as Maria in the Robert Wise-directed 1965 musical classic, but although he has spoken about his hatred for the film, Plummer has nothing but praise for his co-star’s work on i... »

Bob Iger confirms expansion of MCU after Disney buys out Fox

Bob Iger confirms expansion of MCU after Disney buys out Fox

Disney CEO Bob Iger has confirmed that the X-Men, Fantastic Four and Deadpool will be introduced into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. On Thursday (14.12.17) The Walt Disney Company confirmed that they have agreed an all-stock acquisition deal for 21st Century Fox as well as obtaining other assets from media conglomerate Rupert Murdoch’s empire, whilst taking on $13.7 billion of Fox’s cr... »

Gwendoline Christie fears for Phasma’s future

Gwendoline Christie fears for Phasma’s future

Gwendoline Christie is terrified her ‘Star Wars’ alter ego Captain Phasma won’t return in ‘Episode IX’. The 39-year-old actress stars as the commander of the First Order’s legions of Stormtroopers in the sci-fi saga’s new trilogy and can be seen in ‘The Last Jedi’ and she is desperate for her character to feature in future films. Speaking to Th... »

Rian Johnson had Last Jedi idea before The Force Awakens

Rian Johnson had Last Jedi idea before The Force Awakens

Rian Johnson wrote the script for ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ before ‘The Force Awakens’ was finished. The 43-year-old filmmaker helmed the eighth instalment of the popular sci-fi franchise, which has opened to rave reviews, and he claims that he had definite ideas for the saga before J.J. Abrams had released his 2015 blockbuster as he said read the script and got ideas for ... »

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