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Harrison Ford Makes First Public Appearance Since Plane Crash at Comic-Con

Harrison Ford made his first public appearance since his March plane crash on Friday evening when he surprised fans by showing up at Comic-Con in San Diego. More than six thousand fans filled the convention hall. They broke into screams and applause and gave Harrison Ford a standing ovation when he showed up–seemingly out of nowhere and joined the Friday …

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Star Wars Fans, You Now Have an Official App

Star Wars Fans, You Now Have an Official App

Star Wars mania is a constant aspect of pop culture, but things are really turned up now that Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens in on everyone’s mind. I guess it seemed a good a time as any for Lucasfilm and Disney to finally create an official Star Wars app. You can download is now on iOS and …

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Christopher Lee: Heavy Metal, Horror, Wizardry; The Occult?

When Christopher Lee died recently at the age of 93, the memorials and biographical news segments came pouring. We learned that Christopher Lee was in the British Special Forces We learned that Lee was not only in a James Bond film, he was related to Ian Fleming by marriage. While Lee was famous for his later life roles, such as …

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Billie Lourd Not Leia’s Daughter in Star Wars, But On Her Way

Billie Lourd is the daughter of actress Carrie Fisher and agent Bryan Lourd. Somewhere in all that, she made the connection needed to get cast in J.J. Abrams’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Rumors flew that Lourd would be seen on screen as Princess Leia’s daughter. But in a recent interview with Interview Magazine, Lourd put that rumor to rest. …

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Natalie Portman On Proving She ‘Wasn’t Just a Dumb Actress’ at Harvard

Natalie Portman has revealed that when she began her Harvard College career in 1999, she was determined to prove that she “wasn’t just a dumb actress.” On Wednesday, Natalie Portman provided the keynote speaker at Harvard College’s Class Day ceremony, an honor she referred to as “one of the most exciting things I’ve ever been asked to do.” “When I …

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Darth Vader and Other Star Wars Characters Cast in Wax

Darth Vader is back in black. Madame Tussaud’s, the world-famous wax museum, has announced that they are exhibiting a collection of tableau scenes from Star Wars at their Berlin location. It’s almost as good as being frozen in carbonite. The scenes include some odd environs for wax figures. There is the scene of Anakin Skywalker in the lava pits of …

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Natalie Portman Considers Her Oscar A ‘False Idol’ and Doesn’t Even Know Where It is

Natalie Portman doesn’t seem all that in to her Oscar. The Star Wars actress told The Hollywood Reporter that not only is she not that concerned about winning her first and only Oscar for Black Swan in 2011, Natalie Portman doesn’t even know where she put the coveted prize. “I don’t know where it is,” Natalie Portman said. “I think …

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Star Wars: J.J. Abrams Cut Some Earlier Film References

Star Wars fans already seem to feel that the franchise they know and love is in good hands with J.J. Abrams at the helm. One of the bigger problems with the Star Wars prequel films was that the writing got a bit stilted. If Abrams’ handling of Star Trek is any indication, the new Star Wars could be the richest …

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Gwendoline Christie’s Villainous “Star Wars” Character Revealed

Gwendoline Christie has been captivating audiences on Game Of Thrones for several episodes now as the seriously badass swordswoman Brienne of Tarth, and it’s been revealed this week that she’ll be slinging some new weapons on the big screen, as character Captain Phasma in the upcoming Star Wars film. According to Vanity Fair, Christie dons a metallic Stormtrooper suit in …

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Felicity Jones: Details On Her Role In ‘Star Wars: Rogue One’ Revealed

The recently concluded Star Wars Celebration has given Star Wars and Felicity Jones fans new hope. The 4-day celebration of everything Star Wars opened with the teaser for Star Wars: The Force Awakens and concluded with news that teased about Star Wars: Rogue One. While it has long been confirmed that Jones will be starring in the first of the …

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George Lucas Thought “Star Wars” Was Going To Flop

George Lucas is the first to admit that he didn’t think Star Wars was going anywhere. During Stephen Colbert’s interview with George Lucas during a panel at the Tribeca Film Festival Friday afternoon, Lucas admitted that the whole process of getting Star Wars made was somewhat discouraging. George Lucas said of the experience, “I showed it to all of my …

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Harrison Ford Makes Matthew McConaughey Cry

Harrison Ford has been making Star Wars fans giggle with glee ever since the new teaser trailer for The Force Awakens hit yesterday. Harrison Ford’s character Han Solo appears only at the very end of the teaser, but his line sinks the nail for true fans. “Chewie, we’re home.’ When the trailer video went viral, fans raved about lots of …

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