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Harrison Ford Is Back Up On His Feet Following His Star Wars: Episode VII Injury

5 hours ago | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

It was all the way back in the first half of June when Harrison Ford had a bit of an accident on-board the Millennium Falcon while shooting Star Wars: Episode VII. Thanks to a malfunctioning hydraulic door, the legendary actor broke his foot, and reports said that he would possibly be off his feet for as many as eight weeks. This was very obviously bad news for the cast and crew of the upcoming sci-fi epic - but the good news is that Ford is now on the mend. The folks at the New York Daily News have gotten their hands on a photograph of Harrison Ford in Santa Monica, California walking without either a cast on his leg nor crutches under his arms. While there was a bandage around his ankle, the actor was seen getting into the pilot seat of his personal helicopter and apparently wasn't walking with »

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Peter Travers: 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Is a Blast of Summer Fun

10 hours ago | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

When he first learned about the Marvel superhero flick Guardians of the GalaxyPeter Travers reflexively reached for his handy Scum Bucket. But now our trusted critic is eating his own words, saying the film "might be the most fun I've had so far this summer at any movie." 

The Rise of 'Guardians of the Galaxy's Rocket Raccoon

In his latest video review, Travers can barely hold back his giddiness when talking about Guardians, a surprisingly fun and hilarious adaptation of the comic franchise that he dubs "the orphan child of Marvel. »

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Harrison Ford -- Not Quite Full Force ... After 'Star Wars' Injury

10 hours ago | TMZ | See recent TMZ news »

There's new hope for Harrison Ford -- 6 weeks after his infamous Millennium Falcon disaster ... he's recovered enough that he no longer looks lke a damaged droid.Han Solo ventured out to a Starbucks not so far away (Santa Monica) today ... with a slight limp, but free from his futuristic-looking robo foot thing.Of course, Ford broke his ankle while filming scenes aboard the Falcon for "Star Wars Episode VII." Shooting had to be rescheduled, but »

- TMZ Staff

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Harrison Ford Back On His Feet - Part 2

10 hours ago | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Sneak Peek new images of actor Harrison Ford, who fractured a bone in his left leg after a hydraulic door on a mock-up of the spaceship 'Millennium Falcon' crushed him while filming a scene in "Star Wars: Episode VII", without his leg cast in Santa Monica as he makes his way along an airport runway to catch a plane:

Producers of director J.J. Abrams' film have been reorganizing the schedule to shift the remaining scenes of 'Han Solo' until later in the shoot.

The film is on schedule for a December 18, 2015 release date.

"Star Wars: Episode VII" is produced by Walt Disney Pictures, Lucasfilm and Bad Robot Productions, to be distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

It is planned to be the first of the third trilogy of "Star Wars" films, following chronologically in the series 30 years after "Return of the Jedi" and the demise of 'Darth Vader'. »

- Michael Stevens

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Jessica Lange Honored With Santa Barbara Film Festival’s Kirk Douglas Award

17 hours ago | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Jessica Lange will be the ninth recipient of the Santa Barbara International Film Festival’s Kirk Douglas award for excellence in film this year.

Lange, who won an Emmy in her first season on “American Horror Story,” will be presented with the award at a gala at Santa Barbara’s Bacara Resort and Spa on Nov. 16. She follows past recipients such as Quentin Tarantino, Harrison Ford, Robert De Niro and John Travolta.

Jessica Lange possesses the three key elements in making it in this crazy business: talent, beauty, and intelligence,” said Kirk Douglas in a statement, “all of which have served her well and continue to do so. It is my honor to give her my award.”

Lange won the Academy Awards for best actress and supporting actress for her roles in “Blue Sky” and “Tootsie” respectively. She was also nominated for best actress in four additional roles: “Frances,” “Country, »

- Sebastian Torrelio

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'American Horror Story' star Jessica Lange tapped for Santa Barbara's Kirk Douglas Award

17 hours ago | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival has announced Emmy- and Oscar-winning actress Jessica Lange as the recipient of this year's Kirk Douglas Award for Excellence in Film. The honor will be presented at a black-tie Gala dinner at Bacara Resort & Spa in Santa Barbara on Nov. 16, an event which serves as an annual fundraiser for Sbiff. "Jessica Lange possesses the three key elements in making it in this crazy business: talent, beauty and intelligence, all of which have served her well and continue to do so," Kirk Douglas said. "It is my honor to give her my reward. Recent recipients of the honor include Forest Whitaker, Robert De Niro, Michael Douglas, Harrison Ford, Quentin Tarantino, Ed Harris and John Travolta. Lange received her sixth Emmy nomination to date this month, for her work in FX's "American Horror Story." She won Oscars for her performances in 1982's "Tootsie" and 1994's "Blue Sky. »

- Kristopher Tapley

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Guardians of the Galaxy movie review: empty space

18 hours ago | www.flickfilosopher.com | See recent FlickFilosopher news »

Just another rote space adventure. It’s not actively awful, but there isn’t a single damn thing in the least bit surprising or memorable about it. I’m “biast” (pro): love the Marvel films

I’m “biast” (con): nothing

(what is this about? see my critic’s minifesto)

Sorry, fanboys, but I’m not really seeing how Guardians of the Galaxy is any different from Earth to Echo.

I know: Blasphemy!

But look: It’s a bunch of 80s stuff jammed up into a package that’s only just barely distinguishable from its progenitors, and only that thanks to “awesome” CGI FX that can cram more crap onscreen than your brain knows what to do with. Okay: that’s some 90s and early 2000s stuff, via George Lucas and his Add approach to “awesome,” which has no focus and no point and considers those lacks a virtue becauselook at all the spaceships! »

- MaryAnn Johanson

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Simon Pegg hints at Star Wars Episode 7 voice role?

20 hours ago | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Simon Pegg has fuelled speculation that he has a role in Star Wars Episode VII.

Comments by the Star Trek actor have led some fans to suggest that he could lend his voice to Jj Abrams's Disney film, or appear in it disguised by make-up.

Pegg was spotted on the Star Wars set in Abu Dhabi last month, while his Star Trek Into Darkness co-star Benedict Cumberbatch seemingly hinted at San Diego Comic-Con that the Hot Fuzz actor might appear in Abrams's new film.

Asked about the rumours, Pegg told Vulture: "Well, Jj uses me in different roles, and we're good friends.

"I feel like my face in Star Wars would pop people out of the movie. Look, I love Star Wars, and I don't want people to watch and go, 'Oh, there's Simon Pegg's face'.

"The film is cleverly cast with these amazing, unknown actors."

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Star Wars: Episode VII — Harrison Ford is Off Crutches

29 July 2014 10:30 PM, PDT | GeekTyrant | See recent GeekTyrant news »

Harrison Ford broke his ankle in mid-June, forcing the Star Wars: Episode VII schedule to shuffle Ford's scenes to the latter end of principle photography. Ford has been healing well but should have about another month of recovery left. A recent photo via @PaulRMQ shows that he's now off of crutches and looking healthy. (Found on Jedi News)

Harrison Ford off the crutch #StarWarsEpisodeVII Punch It!! pic.twitter.com/h8Aqi3EKJB

Paul Bateman (@PaulRMQ) July 29, 2014

Star Wars: Episode VII follows the will of The Force, December 18th, 2015. »

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Simon Pegg on the rumours of him appearing in Star Wars: Episode VII

29 July 2014 3:24 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Despite the fact that J.J. Abrams stated he wouldn’t be casting any Star Trek alumni in Star Wars: Episode VII, we’ve heard on a few occasions that Simon Pegg is set for a “secret role” in the hotly-anticipated first chapter of Disney’s sequel trilogy.

Pegg was reported to have visited the Dubai set to film his scene(s), and over the weekend his Star Trek Into Darkness co-star Benedict Cumberbatch apparently confirmed the Cornetto Trilogy star’s involvement during an interview at Comic-Con. Well, Pegg has now responded to those rumours during an interview with Vulture:

“J.J. uses me in different roles, and we’re good friends. I feel like my face in Star Wars would pop people out of the movie. Look, I love Star Wars, and I don’t want people to watch and go, Oh, there’s Simon Pegg’s face. The film »

- Gary Collinson

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Simon Pegg Hints at Voice Role in 'Star Wars: Episode VII'

29 July 2014 11:16 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

During a Comic-Con interview with MTV last week, Benedict Cumberbatch hinted that his Star Trek Into Darkness co-star Simon Pegg has a mystery role in J.J. Abrams' Star Wars: Episode VII, adding to the numerous, unconfirmed rumors about this highly-anticipated production. Here's what Benedict Cumberbatch had to say below, when asked if he himself had been seriously considered for a role.

"J.J. and I are friends, so yeah, possibly. But I think J.J. is very good at creating something original out of something known, and I think apart from his continuing use of Simon Pegg - and who can blame him, frankly - it made sense not to do it."

Naturally, Simon Pegg's role has not been confirmed yet by Disney or LucasFilm, but last night, Vulture caught up with Simon Pegg, who would not confirm nor deny rumors of his Star Wars: Episode VII involvement. »

- MovieWeb

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Star Wars: Episode VII production underway in Ireland

29 July 2014 5:56 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

A few days ago it was reported that Star Wars: Episode VII was heading to the stormy shores in the South West of Ireland, specifically the secluded island of Skellig Michael, approximately 12km off the coast of County Kerry. Rumours ran rampant – like every single thread of Episode VII news – about who or what was going to be filmed.

It’s thought to be a second unit but that doesn’t mean that some of the big names won’t be making an appearance. Last night a few images popped up online of the production crew setting up, take a look below.

 

And while there’s is no actual pictures of J.J.Abrams or any of the original trilogy cast, some of the Hamill family have been captures on camera. Below are Mark Hamill’s wife Marilou, daughter Chelsea and two sons Griffin and Nathan arriving at Portmagee harbour. »

- Gavin Logan

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The HeyUGuys Interview – Chris Pratt talks Guardians of the Galaxy

29 July 2014 3:30 AM, PDT | HeyUGuys.co.uk | See recent HeyUGuys news »

Chris Pratt’s always been a great actor, but with Guardians of the Galaxy, he’s suddenly become a legitimate movie star, playing the coolest intergalactic rogue to grace movie screens since Harrison Ford last wore striped trousers and a waistcoat.

We recently caught up with Pratt at the junket for Guardians of the Galaxy, where we discussed his newfound success, The Guardians’ place in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and ‘maniac’ James Gunn’s vision.

Guardians of the Galaxy is released this Wednesday in the UK, you can see our 4* review here and all our coverage of the movie here including Premiere interviews and the press conference in full.

The post The HeyUGuys Interview – Chris Pratt talks Guardians of the Galaxy appeared first on HeyUGuys. »

- Ben Mortimer

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Marvel 'Star Wars' Comics Will Bridge 'A New Hope' and 'Empire Strikes Back'

28 July 2014 4:34 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Lucasfilm Ltd. and Marvel Entertainment are extremely proud to announce the iconic Star Wars franchise will return to Marvel in 2015 with a line-up of three comic book titles chronicling the adventures of a galaxy far, far away. Beginning in January 2015, prepare for Star Wars by writer Jason Aaron (Thor, Original Sin), artist John Cassaday (Astonishing X-Men) and colorist Laura Martin, Darth Vader by writer Kieron Gillen and artist Salvador Larroca and Princess Leia by writer Mark Waid and artist Terry Dodson. Take a look at the artwork for each of the new comics below, then read on for more details.

Taking place immediately after the events of Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope, the Force returns to Marvel in January with three new series spotlighting beloved characters from the iconic trilogy! Created in close partnership with Lucasfilm, the three new Star Wars series will exist as part of »

- MovieWeb

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Daniel Radcliffe took photos at Comic Con as Spider-Man and nobody knew it was him

28 July 2014 3:27 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

San Diego — After years of false starts, Daniel Radcliffe finally made it to Comic-Con. The "Harry Potter" star was never able to physically make it to the massive pop culture festival while shooting the iconic film series because their production always conflicted with the convention's July dates. The 25-year-old actor doesn't necessarily have more free time on his hand these days, but he made his inaugural visit to talk about his upcoming fantasy thriller "Horns." Radcliffe took some time to speak to HitFix about his new movie, his first Comic-Con and a "never say never" in the video interview at the top of this post. What was most surprising was Radcliffe's initial revelation that he'd already explored the convention but in costume. "I went around as Spider-Man and took some photos with people," Radcliffe admits. "It was quite fun. It was like that and Halloween are the only time I »

- Gregory Ellwood

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Super-8 Movie Madness Goes To War! August 5th at The Way Out Club

28 July 2014 8:55 AM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

War movies have been around as long as cinema has existed. There is something about the horror, bravery, tragedy, and excitement of combat that has inspired filmmakers and drawn audiences. We’ll be celebrating the Great War films On August 5th at The Way Out Club with Super-8 Movie Madness Goes To War!

We’ll be showing six films in the condensed (average length: 15 minutes) Super-8 sound film format projected on The Way Out’s big screen that tells heroic stories of World War Two. They are: William Holden and Alec Guinness in The Bridge On The River Kwai, Clint Eastwood and Richard Burton in Where Eagles Dare, Lee Marvin and Charles Bronson in The Dirty Dozen, Frank Sinatra in Von Ryan’S Express, Harrison Ford and Robert Shaw in Force Ten From Navarone, and John Wayne and an all-star cast in The Longest Day.

Movie that we’ll be »

- Tom Stockman

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See icons upon icons in Sylvester Stallone's The Expendables 3 teaser

26 July 2014 10:30 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

A new featurette for The Expendables 3 explores the many "icons" of the action movie genre that appear in the film.

This newly-released clip looks at the addition of Wesley Snipes, Antonio Banderas, Mel Gibson and Harrison Ford to the franchise, opposite veterans Sylvester Stallone and Jason Statham.

The Expendables 3 leaks online, downloaded 189,000 times in 24 hours

"Icons on top of icons. You've got a pile of icons," Ford declares in the featurette.

Snipes adds: "Is it going to be bigger? Yeah, yeah, yeah!"

Gibson stars as the vengeful Expendables founder Conrad Stonebanks, who tries to take revenge on Barney Ross (Stallone) by kidnapping the group's new recruits.

Kellan Lutz and Mma star Ronda Rousey are among the younger members of the mercenary team.

The Expendables 3 opens on August 14 in the UK and August 15 in the Us. »

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Mark Hamill Talks ‘Star Wars’ Return: ‘I Never Thought We’d Come Back’

26 July 2014 10:17 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Mark Hamill didn’t think he would ever return to the “Star Wars” universe.

Hamill, who played Luke Skywalker in the original “Star Wars” films — with the first dating back to 1977 — told BBC News he was convinced that the original cast’s story arc had wrapped long ago.

“It was certainly unexpected,” he said. “I already had a beginning, middle and end. I never thought we’d come back.”

The legendary actor also said he was thrilled to step foot on “sets that evoked so many memories.”

“I thought even if they did a third trilogy, we wouldn’t be involved because it is really about the new generation of characters,” he said.

When the franchise was revived in 2002, Skywalker was only seen as a toddler in “Revenge of the Sith.”

In addition to Hamill, original actors Harrison Ford, who was recently injured on set and is “doing really well, »

- Maane Khatchatourian

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The Expendables 3 leaks online, downloaded 189,000 times in 24 hours

26 July 2014 3:37 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

A DVD-quality copy of The Expendables 3 has been leaked online.

The movie, which stars Sylvester Stallone and Mel Gibson, has been downloaded over 189,000 times in a space of just 24 hours.

With the film due to be released on August 14 in the UK and on August 15 in the Us, Variety suggests that illegal downloads will soar into the millions by the time it reaches cinemas.

The third film will see Arnold Schwarzenegger reprise his role as mercenary Trench Mauser, while Harrison Ford steps in for Bruce Willis as the manager of the team.

New additions include Antonio Banderas and Wesley Snipes, while Kelsey Grammer plays an old ally.

Jason Statham, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren, Terry Crews and Randy Couture will all return as part of Stallone's crew.

Watch a trailer for The Expendables 3 below: »

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Have you seen Mark Hamill's Jedi beard yet for 'Star Wars?'

25 July 2014 11:13 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

In the non-stop madness that is Comic-Con, many American journalists missed an intriguing revelation from the UK premiere of "Guardians of Galaxy" on Thursday. Mr. Mark Hamill has a very scraggly beard. Hamill, as you most likely know, is in London to shoot "Star Wars: Episode VII" and - shockingly - Disney let him run wild on the "Guardians" red carpet. And, of course he spilled some details about the new movie, joking that the beard was "contractually obligated" and that he's thinking of asking the actors playing a "new generation of characters" for advice. Hamill's beard was also front and center on Friday at Comic-Con when he made a surprise appearance in a video during 20th Century Fox's Hall H presentation. The 62-year-old actor helped director Matthew Vaughn, supposedly stuck in London because he's sick, introduce a clip from the new spy thriller "Kingsman: The Secret Service." Hamill plays Prof. »

- Gregory Ellwood

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