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John Boyega And His Star Wars Co-stars Cried On Last Day Of Shooting

John Boyega and the rest of the cast of 'Star Wars' had a ''big cry'' on the last day of shooting on 'The Rise of Skywalker'.The 27-year-old actor plays former Stormtrooper Finn who switches sides...

Leia Has Important Role In The Rise Of Skywalker

General Leia Organa has an important role in 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker', according to director J.J. Abrams.The iconic character - known as Princess Leia in the original trilogy - appears in the final...

Daisy Ridley's Tough Scenes With Late Carrie Fisher Footage

Daisy Ridley found her scenes with the late Carrie Fisher in 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' ''difficult'' to film.The veteran actress passed away in December 2016 but director J.J. Abrams has used footage of...

Billy Dee Williams Is Masculine And Feminine

Billy Dee Williams sees himself as both ''feminine'' and ''masculine''.The 82-year-old actor is happy to use pronouns of either gender in reference to himself because he isn't afraid to show his ''very soft'' side.Asked about...

James Blunt Was 'Lucky To Know' Carrie Fisher

James Blunt says he was ''lucky to know'' the late Carrie Fisher.The 45-year-old singer was close friends with the late 'Star Wars' actress - who passed away in 2016 - and even stayed with her...

Billie Lourd 'Didn't Like' Princess Leia Growing Up

Billie Lourd ''didn't really like'' her late mother Carrie Fisher's 'Star Wars' character Princess Leia.The 27-year-old actress has admitted growing up after her mother Carrie - who passed away in 2016 - had become a...

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...

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