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Billie Lourd Lands Will And Grace Role

Billie Lourd will play the granddaughter of the late Debbie Reynolds's character in the new series of 'Will & Grace'.The 'Singing in the Rain' actress - who died in 2016 - starred as Bobbi Adler...

Carrie Fisher 'Will Play A Central Role' In Star Wars: Episode Ix

Carrie Fisher will play an integral role in 'Star Wars: Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker', according to J.J. Abrams.The 53-year-old filmmaker has teased details of the much-anticipated new movie, revealing the late actress -...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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),...

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...

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...

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...

J.j. Abrams Reveals Filming Has Wrapped On Star Wars: Episode Ix

J.J. Abrams has revealed filming has wrapped on 'Star Wars: Episode IX'.The 52-year-old director - who has helmed the much-anticipated sci-fi movie - has taken to Twitter to confirm that he's finished shooting the upcoming...

Todd Fisher Says Sister Carrie Plays Big Part In Star Wars: Episode Ix

The late Carrie Fisher's character General Leia Organa will have a significant story arc in 'Star Wars: Episode IX', her brother Todd Fisher has revealed.Carrie - who first played the character, then known as Princess...

Debbie Reynolds Had 'A Vision' Of Carrie Fisher's Death

Debbie Reynolds had a premonition that her daughter Carrie Fisher was going to die.The mother and daughter actresses died two years ago, just a day apart, with 'Star Wars' legend Carrie tragically suffering a cardiac...

Mark Hamill Pays Tribute To Carrie Fisher On Two Year Anniversary Of Her Death

Mark Hamill is ''so happy'' to see the ''outpouring of love'' for the late Carrie Fisher, following the second anniversary of her death.The 67-year-old actor starred alongside the late actress in five 'Star Wars' movies...

Billie Lourd's Emotional Tribute To Carrie Fisher

Billie Lourd has paid tribute to her late mother Carrie Fisher with an emotional song.The 26-year-old actress tragically lost her mother Carrie two years ago when she suffered a cardiac arrest on a plane on...

George Lucas Praises Gloria Katz For Her Strong Writing For Female Characters

George Lucas has paid tribute to late screenwriter Gloria Katz for her ability to ''smartly forward the female point of view'' on screen.Katz passed away at the age of 76 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre in...

Star Wars Screenwriter Gloria Katz Has Died

'Star Wars' screenwriter Gloria Katz has died.The writer-and-producer - who secretly helped Lucas finish his script for the first movie in the sci-fi franchise, 1977's 'A New Hope' - passed away at the age of...

Billie Lourd Lies About Cooking

Billie Lourd disguises restaurant food as her own.The 'American Horror Story' actress admitted she is ''inept'' in the kitchen but learned a trick from her late grandmother, veteran actress Debbie Reynolds, to cover up her...

Oscar Isaac: Leia's Star Wars Farewell Is Beautiful

Oscar Isaac says 'Star Wars: Episode IX' deals with the death of Princess Leia in a ''really beautiful way''.Carrie Fisher - the actress who played the character, known as General Leia Organa in the new...

Billie Lourd: American Horror Story Saved My Life

Billie Lourd says 'American Horror Story' helped ''save her life'' when she was dealing with the loss of her mother Carrie Fisher.The 26-year-old actress landed the part of Winter Anderson in the 2017 season of...

Matt Smith Cast In Star Wars: Episode Ix

Matt Smith has been cast in 'Star Wars: Episode IX'.The 'Doctor Who' star has reportedly signed up for a key role in the upcoming instalment of the science fiction franchise, which has begun production in...

William Shatner Wants Carrie Fisher To Get Walk Of Fame Star

William Shatner has led calls for Carrie Fisher to finally be honoured on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.The 'Star Trek' actor was shocked to discover his fellow science fiction legend - most famous for her...

Evangeline Lilly Wanted To Play Princess Leia In The Force Awakens

Evangeline Lilly reached out about playing Princess Leia when the current 'Star Wars' trilogy was announced.The 39-year-old star had worked with filmmaker J.J. Abrams on TV drama 'LOST', and when she heard he would be...

Carrie Fisher's Final Star Wars Scenes 'Will Be Magical'

Carrie Fisher's final 'Star Wars' scenes will be ''magical'', according to her brother Todd.The actress - who passed away in December 2016 - will feature as Princess Leia in 'Star Wars: Episode IX' through the...

Mark Hamill Wants Carrie Fisher To Get Trump's Star

Mark Hamill wants President Donald Trump's Hollywood Walk of Fame star replaced with in honour of the late Carrie Fisher.There have been numerous calls for the US Leader's accolade to be removed by the Los...

Jj Abrams Finds Star Wars Bittersweet Without Carrie Fisher

J.J. Abrams admitted it is ''bittersweet'' working on 'Star Wars Episode IX' without the late Carrie Fisher.The 52-year-old director marked his first day of shooting the next installment of the hit franchise by joining Twitter,...

Mark Hamill: Carrie Fisher Is 'Simply Irreplaceable'

Mark Hamill thinks the late Carrie Fisher is ''simply irreplaceable''.The 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' actor admits it is ''bittersweet'' starring in the franchise without having Carrie - who played Princess Leia - alongside him.He...

Carrie Fisher's Brother Praises Jj Abrams

Carrie Fisher's brother says JJ Abrams is responsible for featuring the late actress in in 'Star Wars: Episode IX'.Despite Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy previously dismissing Todd Fisher's claims that his sister would appear in the...

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