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David Koepp Slams Alien Inclusion In Indiana Jones And The Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull

David Koepp thinks it was a mistake to include aliens in 'Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull'.The 59-year-old screenwriter penned the script for the 2008 movie – which marked the return of...

Hayden Christensen Happy To Be Embraced By Star Wars Fans

Hayden Christensen is grateful to finally be embraced by 'Star Wars' fans.The 41-year-old actor portrayed Anakin Skywalker/Darth Vader in the prequel trilogy of the sci-fi franchise and is pleased that the movies have grown to...

Jim Carrey: Nothing Will Top The Original Star Wars Films

Jim Carrey believes that no-one can "do better" than the original 'Star Wars' films.The 60-year-old actor acknowledges that while George Lucas's space franchise - which began with an original trilogy back in 1977 and...

Hayden Christensen: It's A Great Honour To Play Darth Vader

Hayden Christensen says it’s “a great honour” to return to the 'Star Wars' franchise. The 40-year-old actor - who portrayed Anakin Skywalker, the younger version of Darth Vader in the 00s prequels in the George...

George Lucas And Kathleen Kennedy Honoured At Pga Awards

George Lucas and Kathleen Kennedy were honoured with the Milestone Award at the Producers Guild of America (PGA) Awards on Saturday (19.03.22).Director Steven Spielberg handed over the accolade to the Lucasfilm bosses, who he has...

Ana Matronic Got Her Love Of Robots From Star Wars

Ana Matronic became obsessed with robots after watching 'Star Wars' because C-3PO reminded her of her dad.The Scissor Sisters member shared how her lifelong love of sci-fi began when she was barely three years old.The...

Star Wars Cast And Crew Thought Darth Vader Was Scottish After David Prowse Mix-up

The cast and crew of 'Star Wars' thought Darth Vader would be Scottish after a mix-up with David Prowse's Bristolian accent.The late actor physically portrayed the iconic villain during the original 'Star Wars' trilogy –...

Freddy Krueger Star Robert Englund: I Got Mark Hamill The Role As Luke Skywalker

'A Nightmare On Elm Street' star Robert Englund was responsible for Mark Hamill playing Luke Skywalker in 'Star Wars'.When casting took place for the first film in George Lucas' sci-fi saga, 1977's 'Star Wars: Episode...

Ewan Mcgregor: Star Wars Prequels Are 'Not Shakespeare'

Ewan McGregor admits the scripts on the 'Star Wars' prequel series are "not Shakespeare".The 50-year-old star played the role of Jedi Knight Obi-Wan Kenobi in the prequel trilogy of the iconic sci-fi series but he...

Mark Hamill Set To Star In The Machine

Mark Hamill has been cast in 'The Machine'.The 69-year-old actor has signed up to star opposite comedian Bert Kreischer in the film inspired by his own life story.The movie - which has been described as...

Mark Hamill Reveals George Lucas' 'Icebreaker' Plan

Mark Hamill claims George Lucas wanted a Daffy Duck cartoon shown before every 'Star Wars' screening to help break the ice with the audience.The 69-year-old actor - who plays Luke Skywalker in the iconic sci-fi...

George Lucas: I Wouldn't Have Finished Star Wars If It Wasn't For Disney

George Lucas has said he would still be working on the latest ‘Star Wars’ trilogy if he hadn’t handed the franchise over to Disney.The 76-year-old filmmaker and his Lucasfilm banner created the hugely popular sci-fi...

Mark Hamill Leads Tributes To David Prowse

Mark Hamill has paid tribute to David Prowse, admitting he was "much more than Darth Vader". The former bodybuilder, who played the Dark Lord of the Sith in the original 'Star Wars' trilogy after being...

Ewan Mcgregor Inspired By Sir Alec Guinness' Obi-wan Kenobi

Ewan McGregor's reprisal of Obi-Wan Kenobi has been inspired by the late Sir Alec Guinness.The 49-year-old star is playing the Jedi Master once again in an upcoming 'Star Wars' spin-off project for Disney+ and, since...

The Mandalorian Season Two To Premiere In October

'The Mandalorian's second season is set to premiere on Disney+ on October 30.The first series of the space opera - which is a spin-off from the 'Star Wars' film franchise - proved to be a...

George Lucas 'Very Complimentary' About The Mandalorian

George Lucas has been ''very complimentary'' about 'The Mandalorian', according to executive producer Dave Filoni.The 'Star Wars' creator was pictured visiting the set of the Disney+ spin-off during the first series and Filoni has revealed...

Ahmed Best Would Return To Star Wars As Jar Jar Binks

Ahmed Best would play be prepared to play Jar Jar Binks again in a 'Star Wars' project.The 46-year-old actor voiced the character in George Lucas' three 'Star Wars' prequels and, despite experiencing a huge backlash...

Dune Works As Standalone Story

'Dune' will be a satisfying standalone movie, despite being the first of a two-parter.Denis Villeneuve's adaptation of Frank Herbert's sci-fi novel is set to be released in December and will cover the first half of...

Kathleen Kennedy: George Lucas Became Antsy Without Star Wars

George Lucas directed the 'Star Wars' prequels because he became ''antsy'', according to Lucasfilm boss Kathleen Kennedy.The 75-year-old director returned to the franchise after almost 20 years to helm the prequel trilogy, which began with...

Josh Trank Quit Boba Fett Film Before He Was Fired

Josh Trank admits that he quit his planned 'Star Wars' film before he was fired.In 2014, the 36-year-old filmmaker had been lined up to helm a standalone movie based on the character of Boba Fett...

Ron Howard To Direct Thirteen Lives

Ron Howard is to direct 'Thirteen Lives', a drama based on Tham Luang cave rescue in 2018.According to Deadline, the 66-year-old filmmaker will helm the movie, which tells the story of the boys football team...

May The Fourth Be With You: 10 Things You Never Knew About 'Star Wars'

It's still going strong 40 years after the first movie of the series was released, which means there is plenty of incredible trivia floating around the internet in regards to George Lucas' 'Star Wars' franchise....

George Lucas Says 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Is "Beautifully Made"

This week, the eighth episodic adventure in the 'Star Wars' universe will come to fans in the form of 'The Last Jedi', with Rian Johnson serving as director and returning stars including Mark Hamill, Daisy...

Star Wars Get Togethers Are Like High School Reunions For George Lucas

This month's 'Star Wars' 40th anniversary was a real hit with everybody, and in the wake of that comes the official release date for 'Star Wars: Episode IX'. But even now that George Lucas is...

George Lucas' Museum Of Narrative Art To Be Built In Los Angeles

George Lucas’ proposed Museum of Narrative Art will be located in Los Angeles, it has been confirmed, after a design put forward by the city won out over a rival concept from San Francisco.The legendary...

Harrison Ford Leads 'Star Wars' Cast In Paying Tribute To Carrie Fisher

The cast of Star Wars have been paying tribute to co-star Carrie Fisher who passed away on Tuesday, four days after suffering a heart attack on a flight home from London.The 60-year-old actress was loved...

Top 10 'Easter Egg' Moments In Iconic Movies

Everyone likes a good Easter Egg hunt this time of year, but one of our favourites involves searching them out in iconic films. Of course, these 'Easter eggs' aren't of the chocolate variety, merely snippets...

Harrison Ford Will Return As Indiana Jones For Fifth Movie In 2019

Disney have announced that a fifth Indiana Jones movie is on the way, with Harrison Ford back as the whip-wielding archaeologist. While rumours of a new Indiana Jones movie have been around for years, many...

George Lucas And Carole King's Kennedy Center Honors Gala Hits Cbs

George Lucas might've have handed over the reins of 'Star Wars' to JJ Abrams, but his input into that world has certainly not been forgotten. Alongside songwriter Carole King, he was honored for the 38th...

George Lucas Says Watching 'The Force Awakens' Will Be Like Being A Divorced Father At His Grown Child's Wedding

With just over a fortnight until The Force Awakens eventually hits cinemas, Star Wars creator George Lucas has spoken of his mixed feelings about seeing the new movie, comparing himself to a divorced father at...

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