- newLeaked photo of The Force Awakens action figures?
TheForce.net brings us a leaked photo of action figures for The Force Awakens. The picture originates in a Chinese forum and features four trailer characters (Rey and Finn are in different costumes, Kylo Ren head-on, BB-8 looking pretty much the same…
- 10 hours ago, 22 Dec 14, 12:44pm -
- Mark Hamill makes surprise appearance at ESB live read
Last night’s The Empire Strikes Back live-read had a few final casting surprises – but the big one is surely Mark Hamill as Obi-wan and the Emperor (and Boba Fett, apparently.) UPDATE: Buzzfeed has more pictures, and /Film has a lengthy recap. Ha…
- 3 days ago, 19 Dec 14, 12:41pm -
- Today in The Force Awakens: EW gives us… A nice picture?
→ The meat of the Entertainment Weekly preview piece seems to be this analysis that showed up today, plus sidebar on John Boyega that showed up on Tumblr. Neither really tells us anything we don’t already know, but the illustration by Martin Ansi…
- 4 days ago, 19 Dec 14, 2:04am -
- Video: Thank you from the set of The Force Awakens
From Omaze, we have Kathleen Kennedy, J.J. Abrams, a lot of crew members and even a few cast members thanking fans for contributing to A Force For Change.
- 4 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 11:30pm -
- Ellen Page and Jessica Alba join Empire Strikes Back live-read
Jason Reitman’s live reading of The Empire Strikes Back has their Han and Leia in Ellen Page and Jessica Alba. Reitman says on Page: “In casting Han, the most important thing is: Who has the most interesting, ironic approach to life? And when I t…
- 4 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 7:04pm -
- Natalie Portman: “No director wanted to work with me,” after TPM
Natalie Portman: “No director wanted to work with me,” after The Phantom Menace. In a piece featuring remembrances of late director Mike Nichols, Portman talks about how he vouched for her.
- 4 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 4:13pm -
- The Force Awakens true and false with Andy Serkis
→ Andy Serkis dispels a couple of The Force Awakens rumors in a chat with Entertainment Weekly: He’s not playing more than one character, and he’s “not leading a band of gymnasts or acrobats.” Episode VII is (naturally) featured in the next…
- 5 days ago, 17 Dec 14, 11:43pm -
- Aaron Paul, J.K. Simmons headline Empire Strikes Back live-read
Director Jason Reitman is staging a live-read of The Empire Strikes Back tomorrow night in Los Angeles. The line-up includes Breaking Bad’s Aaron Paul as Luke Skywalker, J.K. Simmons as Darth Vader, Stephen Merchant as C-3PO, Dennis Haysbert as Lan…
- 5 days ago, 17 Dec 14, 2:35pm -
- Maisie Richardson-Sellers admits she’s in The Force Awakens
Maisie Richardson-Sellers was one of the first actresses whose name we heard connected with Episode VII, and although she was never confirmed by Lucasfilm, she’s now at least allowed to admit she’s in the movie. She tells Refinery29 that Star War…
- 6 days ago, 17 Dec 14, 12:31am -
- Rumor: Another character name for The Force Awakens?
We have a new character name for The Force Awakens this morning – one Captain Phasma. Stitch Kingdom dug the name out of some trademark registrations. But whose role does the name belong to? Speculation quickly pinpointed Gwendoline Christie, no do…
- 6 days ago, 16 Dec 14, 5:30pm -