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New Star Wars The Force Awakens Images Leaked. Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) movie pictures have been leaked (or released through subterfuge) featuring Han Solo (Harrison Ford), Rey (Daisy Ridley), Finn (John Boyega), Captain Phasma (Gwendoline Christie), The General (Domhnall Gleeson), and X-Wing Pilot (Greg Grunberg). The Han, Rey, and Finn photograph is the most iconic. The Phasma, General picture is the most interesting. The pictures featuring previously unannounced characters, Nien Nunb and Admiral Ackbar, are interesting.
Star Wars The Force Awakens Images
Nien Nunb Star Wars The Force Awakens
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What happens in this sequence Swu is showing us above?
Chewbacca is in the back recuperating from his injury with the pirates on the Gigantic Freighter. »
- Rollo Tomasi
In 1982, a strange video was created during the filming of “Return of the Jedi.” A pseudo-documentary starring 11-year old Warwick Davis, “Return of the Ewok” is a fictional account of how the boy landed his role as Wicket and came to be part of the final Star Wars film. Clocking in at 24 minutes, the rare behind-the-scenes footage includes cameos by Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, and Carrie Fisher…all in costume. You can watch the glorified home video in its entirety below, but the footage of the main cast begins around the 7:30 minute mark. In costume, Davis approaches Harrison Ford’s trailer for advice non where Ewoks live, but the actor has no idea what an Ewok is. Neither Hamill nor Fisher have any clue either, though Carrie takes the initiative and sends Davis to probable doom in the wastes of Tatooine. Should you choose to follow Warwick Davis' »
- Donna Dickens
There are many different divisive elements within the Star Wars universe, but certainly ranking near the top is the existence of the furry little aliens known as Ewoks. Introduced in Return of the Jedi, the creatures are seen by some as cute little rebel allies, while others find them to be too kid-friendly and stupid. If you fall into the latter category, you may want to brace yourselves, as a new rumor has cropped up saying that the Ewoks - specifically Warwick Davis' Wicket - may have a presence in J.J. Abrams' Star Wars: The Force Awakens. This should all be taken with a grain of salt, but the story comes from the folks over at Making Star Wars, who make the claim of having two pieces of evidence suggesting that Wicket will show up in the seventh chapter of the Star Wars saga. The first comes »
Sunday Night at the Palladium: ITV, 8pm
In the last Sunday Night at the Palladium of the series, Jack Whitehall presents as a whole host of talented stars take to the stage.
Tonight's episode sees tensions between the pair when Strange becomes obsessed with the Raven King's magic and Norrell doesn't approve.
Strange tries to cure mad King George III, but soon realises that »
'Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban' poster. With Daniel Radcliffe. Rupert Grint. Emma Watson. 'Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban' quiz question: Does state-of-the-art CGI equal movie magic? (Oscar Movie Series) Alfonso Cuarón seems like an odd choice for director of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, the third installment in the Harry Potter movie series. That is, if one thinks only of Cuarón's pre-Harry Potter sleeper hit, the François Truffaut-esque Y tu mamá también, while ignoring two of his earlier efforts, the critically acclaimed A Little Princess and the moderately respected Great Expectations. This time around, working with a reported $130 million budget (approx. $163 million in 2015), state-of-the-art special effects, and the Harry Potter franchise, Cuarón surely could do no wrong. At the box office, that is. For although Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is stylistically superior to Chris Columbus' previous work in the series, »
- Andre Soares
UK TV ratings roundup – data supplied by Barb
Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell showed a sharp week-on-week ratings drop this Sunday (May 24), according to overnight data.
Match of the Day, featuring highlights from the final day of the Premier League season, was seen by 3.09m (27.6%) at 10.30pm.
Over on ITV, episode four of World War II-era drama Home Fires led the night for the channel, with 4.47m (22.6%) tuning in at 9pm.
UK TV ratings roundup – data supplied by Barb
Big Brother: Timebomb's latest eviction was seen by an average audience of 1.06 million (5.6%).
The live episode, which ran from 9 until 10.30pm on Channel 5, peaked with 1.17 million viewers (5.9%) at 10pm, as Adjoa was evicted.
A further 440k (3.6%) stuck around for Big Brother's Bit on the Side, while 220k (2.8%) tuned in to watch live footage from the house.
Have I Got News for You entertained 4.2 million (20.8%) viewers at 8.30pm.
A second episode of Rhs Chelsea Flower Show 2015 was seen by 2.09 million (10.5%) on BBC Two at 8.30pm.
Warwick Davis was an interesting foil for Ricky Gervais, but seems equally at home in more mainstream fare – even if it means some uncomfortable situations. For the last episode of his travel show, he’s on the Isle of Wight, where Davis continues to prove himself a good sport: whether that means attempting a headstand on a paddleboard or being hoisted up the mast of Shirley Robertson’s yacht. After that, paragliding looks positively straightforward. John Robinson
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- John Robinson, Ali Catterall, Graeme Virtue, David Stubbs, Ben Arnold, Jonathan Wright, Jack Seale
The new cooking show was seen by an average audience of 2.3 million and secured an 11.8% audience share at 8pm.
It was sandwiched between Antiques Road Trip with 1.09 million (6.3%) and Gardeners' World with 2.13 million (10.5%).
Britain's Greatest Generation and The Clare Balding Show were seen by 1.15 million (5.6%) and 870k (4.9%).
The Graham Norton Show rounded things off with 3.34 million (26.3%) at its usual time of 10.35pm.
Over on ITV, Weekend Escapes with Warwick Davis continued with 2.33 million (11.9%) at 8pm, »
Have I Got Election News for You was Friday's (May 8) highest rated show outside of soaps.
Hosted by Jo Brand, the topical panel show was seen by an average audience of 4.49 million (21.9%) at 9.30pm.
It was preceded by Question Time Election Special with 3.16 million (15.4%) from 8.30pm.
Over on ITV, Weekend Escapes with Warwick Davis was seen by 2.56 million (13%) at 8pm, while Slow Train Through Africa with Griff Rhys Jones picked up an average audience of 2.21 million (10.8%) at 9pm.
BBC Two's evening began with 770k (4.2%) for Iolo's Great Welsh Parks at 7pm, followed by 910k (4.8%) for The Cenotaph - Highlights at 7.30pm.
May the 4th - the day Margaret Thatcher became Prime Minister of the UK in 1979; the date of the first Grammy Awards in 1959; the anniversary of the first ever Daily Mail in 1896.
But forget all that, it's Star Wars Day!
Fans of the sci-fi series have flocked to social media today - along with a few cast members past and present - to celebrate the occasion. Expect royal baby/Princess Leia jokes, Stormtrooper emoticons and many, many Photoshopped lightsabers.
Digital Spy rounds up some of the best Star Wars Day tweets below:
It being may the 4th, forths me to thay to all you lithpers in Thpain & out, radioActivity may thoon be our thole meansth of exthmerthize
— Carrie Fisher (@carrieffisher) May 4, 2015
May the fourth be with you... always. Actually, not always because tomorrow is May 5th and that doesn't really work. #StarWarsDay #YubNub
— Warwick Davis (@WarwickADavis) May 4, 2015
For you all on the Fourth, »
Have I Got News for You was Friday's (May 1) highest-rated show outside of soaps.
Hosted by Alexander Armstrong, the topical panel show attracted an average audience of 4.07 million (19.8%) from 9pm.
A repeat showing of Wallace & Gromit: A Grand Day Out filled the void left by Masterchef at 8.35pm, and managed to secure an average audience of 2.12 million (10.9%).
Now, this is dedication - two Star Wars fans have sent an X-wing model into space in an attempt to bag premiere tickets.
Matt Kingsnorth and his friend sent the model 36,190m (118,000ft) into space with the help of a weather balloon and a GoPro camera.
The duo want to catch the attention of director Jj Abrams, who they hope will give them a pair of tickets to the world premiere of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. It cost the Essex residents around £1,200 and six months of their time to pull off the stunt.
Another fan of the sci-fi film series recently made a working Bb-8 droid, after it was revealed that the robot was not a CGI creation.
Oscar Isaac, »
Davis follows in the footsteps of the late Bob Monkhouse to front the celebrity game of noughts and crosses.
Celebrity Squares airs on Sunday at 7.15pm on ITV. »
With an average audience of 5.85 million (27.5%), the Masterchef final was Friday's (April 25) highest-rated show outside of soaps.
The final of the cooking competition peaked with 6.6 million (31.1%) as the winner was announced between 9.15 and 9.30pm.
Diarmaid MacCulloch investigates Sex And The Church, Rick Wakeman presents Tales From The Tour Bus and Cambodia’s sundered families are reunited in Unreported World. Plus: a Jeremy Clarkson-free Have I Got News For You and wet south Wales beckons in Weekend Escapes With Warwick Davis
“I miss you. Do you miss me? I’ve come to find you.” When Siv Hong appears on Cambodian reality show It’s Not A Dream looking for her sister Bo, she has no idea what to expect. With millions of families deliberately ripped-up, scattered and, of course, murdered by the Khmer Rouge 40 years ago, this isn’t so much a developing countries-version of Cilla’s Surprise Surprise as a deadly serious affair, with an incredibly moving ending in store, as reporter Krishnan Guru-Murthy discovers. Ali Catterall
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- Ali Catterall, Jonathan Wright, Graeme Virtue, Andrew Mueller, John Robinson, Phil Harrison and Jack Seale
Have I Got News for You was Friday's (April 17) highest-rated show outside of soaps.
BBC One's topical panel show was seen by an average of 4.61 million (22.7%) viewers at 9pm. The figure is up on last week's 4.57 million.
Masterchef continued with 4.33 million (20.4%) at 8.30pm, while a repeat of Mrs Brown's Boys played to 2.94 million (14.9%) at 9.30pm.
Weekend Escapes with Warwick Davis returned to 2.41 million viewers (12.5%) on ITV at 8pm, while the first episode of Slow Train Through Africa with Griff Rhys Jones was seen by 2.41 million (10.8%) at 9pm.
Over on BBC Two, Collectaholics finished with 1.10 million (6.4%) at 7pm, followed by 1.87 million (9.7%) for An »
Need some inspiration on where to take your family on holiday? Look no further – Warwick Davis is here to test climbing giant bird tables and being rescued from a mountainside on your behalf
I’m taking my family to the Isle of Wight next weekend. Again. And I’m sensing a certain reluctance, bordering on revolution. Maybe, next time, we can do something different and I can get some inspiration from Weekend Escapes with Warwick Davis (ITV).
Warwick is taking his family to … The Midlands! What? Isn’t that somewhere you go on holiday from, not to? Not at all, as it happens. At an outdoor adventure centre, Warwick and his daughter climb a tall pole with a platform at the top, a bit like a bird table, as Warwick says. They make a Jacobean stew in a 17th-century manor house and visit the vacuum cleaner museum at Heanor (more »
- Sam Wollaston
Beyond the opening panel, there was at least one other interview with Star Wars: The Force Awakens director J.J. Abrams at yesterday's Star Wars celebration in Anaheim. Guillermo, from the Jimmy Kimmel show, donned some rags from a galaxy far, far away in order to speak with Abrams and ask him the truly pressing questions. If you're still riding the buzz from that amazing trailer, I think you'll find the time to enjoy Guillermo asking Abrams essential stuff like, "is Chewbacca a bear or a dog?" Also, J.J. reveals whether or not he has been probed and tastes some space juice (aka Patron). Watch the interview below. And be sure to check out some trailer screengrabs and our high resolution images from the film. You can also click here for 17 things we learned from the Celebration panel, and or go here to see the first poster. The film stars Harrison Ford, »
- Evan Dickson
Warwick Davis escapes to a vacuum cleaner museum for the weekend, Britain’s most promising dancers take to the floor, Diarmaid MacCulloch considers sex and the church, and music-biz types decide what makes a No 1 hit
A second series of weekend wanderlust for Warwick and family, as they smooth out their AA Road Atlas and set the satnav for adventure. First, a quest to unlock the hidden escapades lurking within the Midlands, leading to a mountain rescue course that soon has the Davis patriarch realising his derring-do is more derring-don’t. That high anxiety is offset by an excursion back to the Downton era and a visit to Derbyshire’s leading vacuum cleaner museum. Mark Jones
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- Mark Jones, Ben Arnold, Andrew Mueller, Jonathan Wright, Ali Catterall, David Stubbs and Hannah J Davies
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