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Mark Hamill ‘treated like family’ by Star Wars fans

Mark Hamill ‘treated like family’ by Star Wars fans

Mark Hamill is "treated like family" everywhere he goes. The 67-year-old actor still can’t believe how much his life has changed since he landed the iconic role of Luke Skywalker in the ‘Star Wars’ franchise over four decades ago, as he says being a part of the saga is "the gift that keeps on giving". Speaking as he helped launch ‘Star Wars: Galaxy’... »

Natalie Portman admits Star Wars backlash was tough

Natalie Portman admits Star Wars backlash was tough

Natalie Portman admitted the ‘Star Wars’ prequel backlash was "a bummer". The 37-year-old actress became a household name after her starring role as Padme Amidala in ‘Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace’, which has been heavily criticised by fans along with its sequels ‘Attack of the Clones’ and ‘The Revenge of the Sith’, and fo... »

Harrison Ford pays tribute to late Peter Mayhew

Harrison Ford pays tribute to late Peter Mayhew

Harrison Ford has paid tribute to the late Peter Mayhew. The star – who was best known for playing Chewbacca in the ‘Star Wars’ franchise – tragically passed away on April 30 at the age of 74, and on Friday (03.05.19) his co-star Harrison, who stars in the series as Han Solo, praised Peter for his "wit and grace" and said he "loved" his friend of 30 year... »

Willow maybe rebooted as a TV show for Disney+

Willow maybe rebooted as a TV show for Disney+

‘Willow’ could be rebooted as a TV show on Disney’s new streaming service. The fantasy film’s director Ron Howard revealed that he and ‘Star Wars’ creator and George Lucas – who produced and wrote the story of the 1988 fantasy classic – are working on a Willow TV series for Disney+. Speaking to MTV’s ‘Happy Sad Confused’ podcast, Ho... »

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... »

J.J. Abrams spoke to George Lucas about Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

J.J. Abrams spoke to George Lucas about Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

J.J. Abrams consulted George Lucas before writing ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’. The acclaimed filmmaker – who has also directed the much-anticipated sci-fi movie – has revealed he discussed his ideas and ambitions for the project with the ‘Star Wars’ creator. Speaking to IGN, J.J. explained: "This movie had a very, very specific challenge, which was t... »

George Lucas secretly visited Game of Thrones set

George Lucas secretly visited Game of Thrones set

George Lucas secretly visited the ‘Game of Thrones’ set. Liam Cunningham – who plays Davos Seaworth in the HBO fantasy series – explained that the ‘Star Wars’ creator came to their set in Belfast, Northern Ireland, during the filming of Season Eight to speak with showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, presumably regarding their forthcoming ‘Star Wars... »

George Lucas tops list of America’s richest celebrities

George Lucas tops list of America’s richest celebrities

George Lucas is America’s richest celebrity, according to Forbes magazine. The 74-year-old filmmaker – who is known for creating the ‘Star Wars’ and ‘Indiana Jones’ franchises – has topped the list of the country’s wealthiest celebrities, with a net worth valued at $5.4 billion. Lucas is followed on the list by fellow Hollywood director Steven Spielb... »

Samuel L. Jackson celebrates 70th with birthday bash

Samuel L. Jackson celebrates 70th with birthday bash

Samuel L. Jackson celebrated his 70th birthday with a star-studded party. The ‘Snakes on a Plane’ actor marked the upcoming milestone with the likes of Whoopi Goldberg, George Lucas, Spike Lee and Anne Hathaway, whilst Stevie Wonder provided the entertainment, singing for the actor and his pals. The party took place at Cipriani 42nd Street over the weekend and it was casino-themed bash... »

Sylvester Stallone ‘is up there with Steven Spielberg and George Lucas’

Sylvester Stallone ‘is up there with Steven Spielberg and George Lucas’

Dolph Lundgren thinks Sylvester Stallone is "up there" with Steven Spielberg and George Lucas as one of Hollywood’s great filmmakers. The 61-year-old actor – who has starred alongside Stallone in the ‘Rocky’ franchise – has hailed the American movie star, comparing him to two of the industry’s best-known filmmakers. He said: "He’s a good guy... »

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