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Thanks to Entertainment Weekly, we’ve got a few new stills from December’s hugely-anticipated Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which give us another look at Daisy Ridley’s Rey and new droid Bb-8, as well as a shot of J.J. Abrams directing the British actresss…
See Also: Watch the latest trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens here
Star Wars: The Force Awakens is set for release on December 18th 2015 and sees returning stars Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker), Harrison Ford (Han Solo), Carrie Fisher (Princess Leia), Anthony Daniels (C-3Po), Kenny Baker (R2-D2) and Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca) joined by Adam Driver (Girls), Oscar Isaac (A Most Violent Year), Andy Serkis (Avengers: Age of Ultron), Domhnall Gleeson (Ex Machina), John Boyega (Attack the Block), Daisy Ridley (Silent Witness), Gwendoline Christie (Game of Thrones), Lupita Nyong’o (12 Years a Slave), Miltos Yerolemou (Game of Thrones), Max von Sydow »
- Gary Collinson
Anyone who has been to a Star Wars convention will know there are always eye-catching cosplay costumes on display, but what happened when a guy went to a recent event dressed as a bikini-clad Princess Leia?
David from Comedy Central's @midnight programme made quite the impression on fellow fans at Anaheim's Star Wars Celebration earlier this month, when he recreated Carrie Fisher's iconic look from Return of the Jedi.
"No-one here is a bigger Princess Leia fan than me," he said, arriving at the event.
He then proceeded to ask various attendees for their verdict on his outfit, and it's safe to say he got a rather mixed response. But come on - who actually prefers Jar Jar Binks to Leia?
However, he saved the best for last when he bumped into a woman who had come to the convention dressed as Han Solo. May the force be with them! »
For many Star Wars fans, the release of a new trailer for The Force Awakens was an event of biblical proportions. However, it clearly meant more to this guy than most.
Father Roderick posted this brilliant clip online of him watching the trailer for the first time, and he really can't handle his excitement.
"Holy cow!! Oh my gosh! Oh wow!!" he proclaims during the video, before really losing his cool when Chewbacca turns up at the end.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens unveiled a new trailer online last week ahead of the film's release this December 18.
Event returning to London for the first time in nearly a decade after of the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
Star Wars Celebration is returning to London for the first time since 2007. Due to be held at the ExCeL Exhibition Centre from July 15-17 2016, it will follow the release of new film Star Wars: The Force Awakens this December.
The four-day fan experience will include celebrity appearances, stage shows, panels, interactive events, special shopping, screenings and exclusive Star Wars first looks and sneak peeks.
At the latest Star Wars Celebration in the Us, a new teaser trailer for The Force Awakens was released following on stage appearances from director Jj Abrams, producer Kathleen Kennedy and cast from the original and upcoming trilogies including Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher.
Guest and event announcements for Star Wars Celebration 2016 have yet to be announced.
The event is produced by Lucasfilm with the collaboration of ReedPOP. »
- email@example.com (Michael Rosser)
Now that everyone’s losing their friggin’ minds and creating genius memes that exploit one of last year’s most emotionally devastating scenes after laying eyes on the brand new teaser for “Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens," it might be fun to go back to the very beginning of the saga, with the very first making-of documentary produced about it, simply called “The Making of Star Wars." The cast and crew of the first 'Star Wars' movie speculate about a possible sequel, but they probably could not have guessed just how big “George’s silly kids movie” (a nickname that the English crew tacked on to the movie now known as “A New Hope”) would turn out. In fact, if you’d tell Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford that they’d return for a sequel almost forty years after the first movie, they »
- Oktay Ege Kozak
Star Wars: The Force Awakens already features a ton of returning players, including Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill), Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher), Han Solo (Harrison Ford), Chewbacca (Peter Mayhew), C-3Po (Anthony Daniels) and R2-D2 (Kenny Baker). There.s even a throwback to Darth Vader: his charred, melted helmet popped up in the latest trailer release. In light of the potential for original characters to make their comebacks, actor Ray Park wants to return as Darth Maul. And he has an idea of how to do it. As reported by IGN, Park took the stage during a Q&A presentation at Star Wars Celebration last week. While he spent a chunk of time talking about and showing his skills with the double lightsaber, he disclosed his desire to have Darth Maul back for a standalone movie. If Darth Maul was coming back, he should be topless, tattooed, bigger horns, robotic »
Some pretty big names attended Star Wars Celebration this weekend — including Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, and J.J. Abrams — but the real belle of the ball (no pun intended) was Bb-8. The droid’s surprise appearance at the Star Wars: The Force Awakens panel was all the more surprising because up until this point, many […]
The post How to Make Your Own Rolling Bb-8 From ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ appeared first on /Film. »
- Angie Han
On Thursday, Lucasfilm chief Kathleen Kennedy and Episode VII director J.J. Abrams gave us our latest peek at December’s hotly-anticipated Star Wars: The Force Awakens with the release of the second teaser for Disney’s first Star Wars offering.
Well, this won’t come as much of a surprise, but the trailer has shattered all records when it comes to online views, with the Disney announcing that it was watched over 88 million times in its first 24 hours. The previous record was held by Fast & Furious 7’s trailer, which racked up 62 million views over the same timeframe this past November.
See Also: The only thing wrong with the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer
Star Wars: The Force Awakens is set for release on December 18th 2015 and sees returning stars Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker), Harrison Ford (Han Solo), Carrie Fisher (Princess Leia), Anthony Daniels (C- »
- Gary Collinson
After four fun-filled days, Star Wars Celebration is coming to a close at the Anaheim Convention Center, with the Closing Ceremony taking place from 3:30 Pm to 4:30 Pm Pt. There has been a lot of news coming out of Celebration over the past few days, but it isn't known if there are any more surprise reveals in store for the fans during the Closing Ceremony. Thankfully, the ceremony will be streamed live, which you can check out below from the comfort of your own home.
It isn't known who will actually show up at the Closing Ceremony, but you can watch all of the action unfold on the stage live below. Is there anything in particular you want to see before Celebration comes to a close? Perhaps those at the convention will take requests, but we doubt it.
As Celebration comes to a close, what were your favorite moments from the convention? »
This week Neil Calloway uncovers a poll that surveys both voting intention and favourite Star Wars characters, with some unexpected results…
On Thursday, the trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens dropped at around the same time as leaders of British political parties (minus David Cameron and Nick Clegg, who obviously stayed at home to discuss the minutiae of the trailer online) gathered for a debate ahead of the General Election on 7th May. The coincidence, as well as Snp leader Nicola Sturgeon’s offer to Ed Miliband to help him form a government, which struck me as echoing Darth Vader’s offer to Luke Skywalker to rule the galaxy as father and son at the end of The Empire Strikes Back, led me to a survey which combined the two.
If you’re British, you’ve probably heard of YouGov, the polling organisation famous for its snapshots of »
- Neil Calloway
At the Star Wars Celebration happening this weekend, Star Wars Episode VII director J.J. Abrams and producer Kathleen Kennedy not only revealed the new trailer for The Force Awakens, but they also introduced newcomers to the saga Oscar Isaac, Daisy Ridley and John Boyega. They were joined by the veteran Star Wars actors Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels and Peter Mayhew. In the video, J.J. Abrams gave the audience an update on why Harrison Ford aka Han Solo is doing after his plane crash. Watcth the exciting video.
- firstname.lastname@example.org (Super User)
When Star Wars Celebration kicked off Thursday morning with the opening panel, one of the "surprise guests" in attendance was Luke Skywalker himself, Mark Hamill, who showed up along with his Star Wars: The Force Awakens co-stars John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Carrie Fisher, Oscar Isaac, Anthony Daniels and Peter Mayhew. Today, Mark Hamill returns to the Celebration with his own panel at the Anaheim Convention Center from 7:00pm Pm Pt to 8:00 Pm Pt. In case you couldn't make the trek to Anaheim, we have the whole panel streaming live, right here.
Of course, Mark Hamill needs no introduction to Star Wars fans, since his portrayal of Luke Skywalker is the stuff of legend for fanboys. The actor was just 20 years old when Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope hit theaters in May 1977, having appeared in just a handful of movies and TV shows. He solidified »
Star Wars Celebration kicked off Thursday morning at the Anaheim Convention in grand fashion, with the long-awaited panel for Star Wars: The Force Awakens. It didn't disappoint, either! There were plenty of surprise appearances and, as expected the debut of the first full-length trailer. Director J.J. Abrams and producer Kathleen Kennedy were on hand to introduce the cast, with both new and legacy actors appearing on stage. Shortly afterwards, they all participated in a select number of interviews. And we have those for you today!
Arriving backstage at Star Wars Celebration to offer more insight into Star Wars: The Force Awakens were original Star Wars cast members Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker), Carrie Fisher (Princess Leia), Anthony Daniels (C-3Po) and Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca). Joining them were newcomers John Boyega (Finn), Daisy Ridley (Rey) and Oscar Isaac (Poe Dameron). We also get to see exciting back-stage footage from Star Wars »
We had a whale of a time live-tweeting the Star Wars The Force Awakens panel at Star Wars Celebration on Thursday, an event that was topped off by a look at the new teaser trailer for the upcoming J.J. Abrams directed sequel in the Star Wars saga. Hit the links to take a look at what went down on Thursday, and to take another look at that fantastic teaser.
For those still here we have a brand new featurette that we’ve knocked together featuring some interviews with the cast of the new film, which were conducted shortly after the panel in the Anaheim Convention Center. Here, we catch up with John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Oscar Isaac, Anthony Daniels, Carrie Fisher, producer Kathleen Kennedy and Abrams himself, who talk about their experience at the convention and working on the new film.
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- Paul Heath
Star Wars Celebration kicked off yesterday with the first panel, where several actors from Star Wars: The Force Awakens appeared on stage, and fans finally got to see the first full-length trailer. Perhaps the most memorable moment of the whole panel, though, was the reveal that lovable ball droid Bb-8 is an actual, practical robot. When Bb-8 was introduced in the first teaser trailer last year, many fans thought and/or assumed that the droid was a digital creation, since it is literally a rolling ball with a head somehow attached. But many fans looked on in wonder as Bb-8 literally rolled out onto the stage. How is this possible? Forbes reveals the company that developed the technology behind Bb-8 is called Sphero, a Boulder, Colorado start-up company.
Are you starting to feel Star Wars fatigue yet? Or are you getting more and more excited with each new reveal coming out of Star Wars Celebration? Up next, we have two more posters featuring new Sith villain Kylo Ren and his now legendary lightsaber with a franchise-first cross guard that has earned its place in Star Wars lore even before Star Wars: The Force Awakens has had a chance to debut on the big screen. These arrive following three posters from yesterday which revealed Kylo's mask and his army of stormtroopers.
It has not yet been revealed who is hiding under Kylo Ren's mask, or which actor is playing this unique Sith villain said to be as menacing as Darth Vader, but much more deadly. Many suspect that this is the character Adam Driver is playing, while some suspect that he is part of the Skywalker family bloodline. »
When Star Wars Celebration kicked off yesterday morning with the opening panel, one of the "surprise guests" in attendance was Princess Leia Organa herself, Carrie Fisher, who showed up along with her Star Wars: The Force Awakens co-stars John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Mark Hamill, Oscar Isaac, Anthony Daniels and Peter Mayhew. Today, Carrie Fisher returns to the Celebration with her own panel at the Anaheim Convention Center from 1:30 Pm Pt to 2:30 Pm Pt. In case you couldn't make the trek to Anaheim, we have the whole panel streaming live, right here.
Of course, Carrie Fisher needs no introduction to Star Wars fans, since her portrayal of Princess Leia Organa is the stuff of legend for fanboys. The actress was just 21 years old when Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope hit theaters in May 1977, having appeared in just one other movie before that, 1975's Shampoo. She »
You may or may not have noticed that the internet went a little Star Wars crazy yesterday—and rightfully so. On the first day of the Star Wars Celebration convention, director J.J. Abrams and producer Kathleen Kennedy not only unveiled the new trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, but they brought out the three lead characters (played by John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, and Oscar Isaac), some original trilogy actors (Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Peter Mayhew, and Anthony Daniels), the new stormtroopers, and even the new droid Bb-8, who I can’t believe is fully practical. If you missed out on the fun, or just want to experience it again, Disney has released a slew of official photos from the event and on-stage happenings. You can check them out below. Star Wars: The Force Awakens opens in theaters on December 18th. [gallery link="file" columns="1" ids="445681,445641,445647,445639,445645,445683,445637,445657,445651,445655,445649,445635,445675,445669,445643,445653,445673,445677,445685,445665,445659,445679,445663,445687,445671"] For more from yesterday’s Star Wars Celebration, »
- Adam Chitwood
Yesterday, during the Star Wars: The Force Awakens live panel, director J.J. Abrams revealed that the desert planet we see in the new and original teaser trailer is not Tatooine. It is, in fact, a completely different desert planet named Jakku. And we'll get to learn more about this planet, and one epic, defining battle that happened there, with the upcoming Star Wars: Battlefront video game, which will hit stores in time for Christmas to coincide with the release of the new franchise sequel.
Yesterday's Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer opened with an awe-inspiring tracking shot across Jakku, which showcased a crashed Imperial Star Destroyer. How did this happen? Dice and Lucasfilm plan to take players into the 'Battle of Jakku' firsthand with a special addition to Star Wars: Battlefront. It will serve as a direct prequel to Star Wars 7, and offers backstory on some »
As it turns out, Matthew McConaughey is a really big Star Wars fan, and was just one of many to go on an emotional rollercoaster while watching the new trailer for The Force Awakens. At least, that’s what this new video mashup would have us believe:
See Also: Watch the second trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Star Wars: The Force Awakens is set for release on December 18th 2015 and sees returning stars Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker), Harrison Ford (Han Solo), Carrie Fisher (Princess Leia), Anthony Daniels (C-3Po), Kenny Baker (R2-D2) and Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca) joined by Adam Driver (Girls), Oscar Isaac (A Most Violent Year), Andy Serkis (Avengers: Age of Ultron), Domhnall Gleeson (Ex Machina), John Boyega (Attack the Block), Daisy Ridley (Silent Witness), Gwendoline Christie (Game of Thrones »
- James Garcia
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