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Daisy Ridley’s Star Wars story ends with Episode IX

Daisy Ridley’s Star Wars story ends with Episode IX

Daisy Ridley has confirmed she will not be returning as Rey in the next ‘Star Wars’ trilogy. The 27-year-old actress first played Rey in J.J. Abrams’ 2015 film ‘The Force Awakens’ and Rian Johnson’s 2017 follow-up ‘The Last Jedi’ and she will be seen again as the character in this year’s ‘The Rise of Skywalker’. Ridley has now revea... »

Mahershala Ali and Chris Hemsworth among next Hollywood Walk of Fame stars

Mahershala Ali and Chris Hemsworth among next Hollywood Walk of Fame stars

Chris Hemsworth, Mahershala Ali, Andy Cohen and Cindy Crawford are among those who will receive stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame next year. The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce’s Walk of Fame Selection Committee have unveiled a list of 35 "unique" celebrities from the worlds of film, music, TV, performance, and radio who will be honoured in 2020, with the likes of Alicia Keys, Elvi... »

Daisy Ridley’s boyfriend drops engagement hint?

Daisy Ridley’s boyfriend drops engagement hint?

Daisy Ridley’s boyfriend has reportedly been overheard calling the actress his fiancee. The 27-year-old actress moved in with actor Tom Bateman in February, and he’s sparked speculation that they might soon tie the knot following a recent trip to Chicago. A source told The Sun on Sunday newspaper: "Tom introduced Daisy to staff at a Chicago hairdresser’s as his fiancee. &quo... »

Carrie Fisher will speak to her daughter in The Rise of Skywalker

Carrie Fisher will speak to her daughter in The Rise of Skywalker

J.J. Abrams says ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ will feature Carrie Fisher interacting with her real-life daughter, Billie Lourd. Carrie passed away at the age of 60 in 2016 after having filmed her role as General Leia Organa in just two of the latest trilogy of ‘Star Wars’ movies, and it was previously revealed that her character would be brought to life in the final i... »

Olivia Wilde wanted diverse cast for Booksmart

Olivia Wilde wanted diverse cast for Booksmart

Olivia Wilde wanted a diverse cast for her directorial debut ‘Booksmart’ so she didn’t hire from the "same pool" of actors. The 35-year-old actress made the decision when casting for her high school comedy to "look beyond resumes" and select people on their raw talent and that led to her giving jobs to first-time actors Victoria Ruesga and Nico Haraga. Wilde i... »

J.J. Abrams refused to replace Carrie Fisher in Star Wars: Episode IX

J.J. Abrams refused to replace Carrie Fisher in Star Wars: Episode IX

J.J. Abrams says it would have been "impossible" to recast Carrie Fisher’s role in ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’. The actress passed away at the age of 60 in 2016 after having filmed her role as General Leia Organa in just two of the latest trilogy of ‘Star Wars’ movies, and it was previously revealed that her character would be brought to life in the final instal... »

Star Wars: Episode IX title revealed

Star Wars: Episode IX title revealed

The final instalment of the mainline ‘Star Wars’ series will be subtitled ‘The Rise of Skywalker’. The film – which was previously known as ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’ – released its first trailer on Friday (12.04.19), and with it, the full title of the project was announced as ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’. The trailer aired at the annu... »

Billie Lourd pays tribute to Debbie Reynolds

Billie Lourd pays tribute to Debbie Reynolds

Billie Lourd has paid tribute to her late grandmother Debbie Reynolds on what would have been her 87th birthday. The ‘Singing In The Rain’ star tragically died just days after her daughter – and Billie’s mother – Carrie Fisher in December 2016, and to mark what would have been her birthday on Monday (01.04.19), the 26-year-old actress took to Instagram to post a sweet... »

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back Live to tour

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back Live to tour

‘Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back Live’ is set to tour live in concert in 2019. Following the success of 2018′s arena tour of ‘Star Wars: A New Hope Live with Orchestra’ the next instalment of the ‘Star Wars: Film Concert Series’ will travel around the UK with Oscar-winning composer John Williams’ musical score performed live to the film. The perfo... »

Carrie Fisher didn’t read Catastrophe script

Carrie Fisher didn’t read Catastrophe script

Rob Delaney believes the late Carrie Fisher only signed up to appear in ‘Catastrophe’ so she could party in London. The ‘Star Wars’ legend – who died in December 2016 – had a guest role as Mia Norris, the mother of Rob Norris for the first three seasons of the comedy series but the 42-year-old actor and his co-creator Sharon Horgan don’t believe she even r... »

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