IMDb > Kenny Baker > News
Quicklinks
Top Links
biography by votes awardsNewsDeskmessage board
Filmographies
overviewby type by year by ratings by votes awards by genre by keyword
Biographical
biography other works publicity photo galleryNewsDeskmessage board
External Links
official sites miscellaneous photographs sound clips video clips

News for
Kenny Baker (I) More at IMDbPro »

Connect with IMDb



2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2005 | 2003

1-20 of 373 items from 2015   « Prev | Next »


"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" - Lego Commercial

9 hours ago | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Sneak Peek footage from the first Lego TV commercial for director Jj Abrams' "Star Wars" live-action reboot, "Star Wars: The Force Awakens":

Cast of the new film includes Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Anthony Daniels...

...Peter Mayhew, Kenny Baker, John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac...

...Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Gwendoline Christie, Lupita Nyong’o and Max von Sydow.

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" will be released December 18, 2015.

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "Star Wars: The Force Awakens"...

»

- Michael Stevens

Permalink | Report a problem


Star Wars: The Force Awakens Force Friday promotional posters

10 hours ago | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

A few hours ago we brought you a Lego commercial for its upcoming range of Star Wars: The Force Awakens sets [watch it here], and with Force Friday fast approaching we now have a look at some of the promotional posters set to be on display in stores around the globe this coming Friday as Disney and Lucasfilm unleash their merchandising blitz. Of course, they’re not as polished as Drew Struzan’s D23 poster, but they certainly help to build excitement for this Friday. Check them out here…

See Also: Check out Hasbro’s full Star Wars Force Friday catalogue

 

What will you be picking up on Force Friday? Let us know in the comments below…

Star Wars: The Force Awakens is set for release on December 18th and sees J.J. Abrams directing returning stars Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker), Harrison Ford (Han Solo), Carrie Fisher (Princess Leia), Anthony Daniels (C- »

- Gary Collinson

Permalink | Report a problem


Check Out The First Commercial For Lego's Upcoming Star Wars: The Force Awakens Sets

14 hours ago | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

Star Wars: The Force Awakens is one of the most secretive movies out there right now, and whether or not the upcoming merchandise reveal will shed any light on what we should expect from it remains to be seen. For now though, we have this very cool new commercial for the upcoming Lego sets. Will you guys be picking any of these up? Let us know your thoughts below. Starring original cast members Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, Kenny Baker and franchise newcomers, John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Gwendoline Christie, Lupita Nyong’o and Max von SydowStar Wars Episode VII is set to be released on December 18th, 2015. Are you excited? »

Permalink | Report a problem


Watch a commercial for Lego’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens sets

14 hours ago | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

This coming Friday is “Force Friday”, a.k.a. the wallet-busting day that Star Wars: The Force Awakens merchandise hits the shelves, and to whet our appetites a commercial has arrived online showcasing Lego’s upcoming range of sets for the hotly-anticipated December blockbuster, as well as offering up

See Also: Star Wars: The Force Awakens Force Friday promotional posters

See Also: Check out Hasbro’s full Star Wars Force Friday catalogue

Star Wars: The Force Awakens is set for release on December 18th and sees J.J. Abrams directing 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), in addition to 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 »

- Gary Collinson

Permalink | Report a problem


New Captain America: Civil War footage! Fantastic Four review! – Watch The Flickering Myth Movie Show #7

19 hours ago | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Black Widow can punch explosions.

Fantastic…Bore. Fantastic…Fourth Worst Movie Ever Made. Fantastic…4%. Or, as some have taken to calling it, just ‘Four’.

It was the fail story of the Summer, with Twentieth Century Fox’s tentpole superhero blockbuster bombing so hard at the box office, it took out a five-mile stretch of Odeons in the Greater Bexleyheath area. In the September edition of The Flickering Myth Movie Show, Oli Davis, Rebecca Perfect, Luke Owen and Kat Kourbeti discuss the problems with the movie, the practice of entrusting $100million+ franchises with young, independent filmmakers (think Gareth Edwards on Godzilla and Colin Treverrow on Jurassic World), and who is really to blame for the movie’s failure – Fantastic Four’s director Josh Trank, or the studio that allegedly hamstrung his production?

Fantastic Four also gets to be the first film receiving the Best Bad Reviews treatment – our new series that »

- Oli Davis

Permalink | Report a problem


In Real World, 'Compton' Not (Anytime Soon) to Break Record as Highest-Grossing Domestic Hit Directed by Black Filmmaker

28 August 2015 4:18 PM, PDT | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

'Straight Outta Compton' poster. Weekend box office: 'Straight Outta Compton' to beat weak competitors, but still far from being top blockbuster directed by black filmmaker If you thought last weekend was bad at the U.S. and Canada box office, you should see what's in store for this weekend, Aug. 28-30, '15. For starters, only one movie, F. Gary Gray's sleeper hit Straight Outta Compton, is expected to earn more than $10 million. The rest – and that includes Zac Efron, Owen Wilson, Pierce Brosnan, and the Power of (Christian) Prayer – will perform quite powerlessly indeed. In case Straight Outta Compton reaches the box office gurus' estimated $15 million, it will get close to the $140 million mark. Bear in mind there's no guarantee that will happen; despite basically no competition, the drop-off rate of Gray's hip hopping film was steeper than expected last weekend. (See updated weekend box office estimates.) Now, some »

- Zac Gille

Permalink | Report a problem


This 'Star Wars 7' Poster Can Be Yours on Force Friday

28 August 2015 4:01 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Next Friday not only marks the start of the Labor Day holiday weekend, but it will also be a big day for Star Wars fans around the world. Friday, September 4 is also known as Force Friday, when the first merchandise for Star Wars: The Force Awakens will be available for purchase. Several retailers are offering special items for consumers, and today we have word from Star Wars Junk that Toys "R" Us is giving away a special Star Wars: The Force Awakens poster, which you can check out below. But be warned, supplies are limited. You will definitely want to start lining up well before midnight to get your hands on it.

The promo poster features Finn (John Boyega), who is flanked by Rey (Daisy Ridley) and Poe Dameron (Oscar Isaac). The poster gives us yet another look at John Boyega's Awol Stormtrooper holding a blue lightsaber, »

- MovieWeb

Permalink | Report a problem


"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" - 'Luke Skywalker' Leaked Image

28 August 2015 1:44 PM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Sneak Peek new teaser footage from "Star Wars: The Force Awakens", plus take a look @ a leaked image of actor Mark Hamill in costume as 'Luke Skywalker', prepping for a scene on the set :

Cast of the new film also includes Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Anthony DanielsPeter Mayhew, Kenny Baker, John Boyega, Daisy Ridley...

...Adam Driver, Oscar IsaacAndy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Gwendoline Christie, Lupita Nyong'o and Max von Sydow.

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "Star Wars: The Force Awakens"...

There has been an awakening... #StarWars #TheForceAwakensA video posted by Star Wars (@starwars) on Aug 27, 2015 at 10:00am Pdt

»

- Michael Stevens

Permalink | Report a problem


Everything we know about Star Wars: The Force Awakens, including trailers, cast, release date and spoilers

28 August 2015 6:35 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Jj Abrams hotly-anticipated continuation of the classic space saga, is fast approaching. We're mere months away from heading back to a galaxy far, far away, but there's still plenty of information floating in the ether about this sequel. Here's everything you need to know...

John Boyega is a Jedi and Kylo Ren Isn't a Sith

A video posted by Digital Spy (@digitalspy) on Aug 28, 2015 at 2:55am Pdt

A special Instagram teaser gave us a look at John Boyega's Fin wielding a blue lightsaber, allegedly the one that once belonged to Luke Skywalker. Who trained him? We don't know (possibly Luke), but what is known is that he's facing down Kylo Ren in a forest.

Those who thought that Kylo was a Sith Lord will be surprised to learn that he's in fact a "Knight of Ren". According to Jj Abrams, he works »

Permalink | Report a problem


Darth Vader fire burner video goes viral on Facebook with over 12 million views

28 August 2015 4:39 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Bow down before Alex Dodson, the man who made this Darth Vader-shaped fire burner that's currently going viral.

The enterprising craftsman's business is called Burned By Design, selling a variety of pop culture-themed wood burners and fire pits.

He's been selling similar products fashioned to look like Iron Man, Batman and Ultron for over a year now, but it's taken an Australian customer to get his name out there.

Posting a video of his freshly-delivered Darth Vader fire burner to Facebook, the unnamed fan has seen over 12 million people view his clip.

Dodson also creates hearths in the shape of R2-D2, Boba Fett and the Witch-king of Angmar from The Lord of the Rings.

Here's hoping George Lucas sees the funny side and orders his own Darth Vader fireplace rather than, say, ring his lawyers.

The latest film in the series, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, is out later »

Permalink | Report a problem


Star Wars: The Force Awaken Gets A New Viral Video with New Footage

27 August 2015 12:43 PM, PDT | ShockYa | See recent ShockYa news »

Set approximately 30 years after the defeat of the Empire and the demise of Darth Vader, the plot follows a trio of young leads, along with characters from the previous installments. The new “Star Wars” movie stars John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Max von Sydow, Harrison Ford as Han Solo, Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia Organa, and Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker, with Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, and Kenny Baker as R2-D2. “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” hit theaters everywhere on December 18, 2015, in IMAX.

The post Star Wars: The Force Awaken Gets A New Viral Video with New Footage appeared first on Shockya.com. »

- Rudie Obias

Permalink | Report a problem


New footage in Star Wars: The Force Awakens teaser

27 August 2015 11:08 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

The official Star Wars Instagram has released some new footage from Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Whilst there are only two new shots in the short clip, the footage is certainly enough to get fans excited and gives us a look at Finn (John Boyega) with a lightsaber as he prepares to do battle with Kylo Ren (Adam Driver), as well as a shot of Rey (Daisy Ridley) and Bb-8.

See Also: Star Wars: The Force Awakens box office estimates suggest a $615 million global opening weekend

Star Wars: The Force Awakens is set for release on December 18th and sees J.J. Abrams directing 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), in addition to Adam Driver (Girls), Oscar Isaac (A Most Violent Year), Andy Serkis (Avengers: Age of Ultron), Domhnall Gleeson »

- Thomas Roach

Permalink | Report a problem


New Star Wars The Force Awakens footage released!

27 August 2015 10:27 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

New Star Wars The Force Awakens footage: Instagram debut new footage from the upcoming sequel in the Star Wars saga. New Star Wars The Force Awakens footage

New Star Wars The Force Awakens footage has just been released via the official Star Wars Instagram page!

Come this way to take a look at the new Star Wars The Force Awakens footage, but blink and you’ll miss it.

There has been an awakening… #StarWars #TheForceAwakens

A video posted by Star Wars (@starwars) on Aug 27, 2015 at 10:00am Pdt

This afternoon, the official Star Wars @starwars Instagram account released exclusive new footage from their upcoming film, The Force Awakens, using Instagram’s new landscape format.

Inspired by the new cinematic video format that helps showcase a long-awaited snippet of the film, the clip comes after Instagram announced today that — in addition to square posts — you can now share photos and videos »

- Paul Heath

Permalink | Report a problem


It's 'Finn' Vs. 'Kylo Ren' In Epic New Star Wars: The Force Awakens Teaser

27 August 2015 10:15 AM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

  There has been an awakening... #StarWars #TheForceAwakens A video posted by Star Wars (@starwars) on Aug 27, 2015 at 10:00am Pdt Well, that was epic! As you can see, this new preview reveals that Kylo Ren is in that snowy forest about to go to war with a lightsaber wielding Finn. We also get a new look at Bb-8 and Rey, along with another glimpse at the entire First Order ready for action. This has to mean that the new full-length trailer is on the way, and with any luck, Disney and Lucasfilm won't keep us waiting for long. Starring original cast members Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, Kenny Baker and franchise newcomers, John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Gwendoline Christie, Lupita Nyong’o and Max von SydowStar Wars Episode VII is set to be released on December 18th, »

Permalink | Report a problem


Star Wars: The Force Awakens box office estimates suggest a $615 million global opening weekend

27 August 2015 9:57 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

We all know Star Wars: The Force Awakens is going to be big – the only question is, ‘how big’?

Well, according to predictions from Deadline, the first chapter of Disney’s Star Wars sequel trilogy could pull in a $615 million worldwide opening weekend, which would shatter the previous record set earlier this year by Jurassic World on $524.4 million.

See Also: Star Wars: The Force Awakens behind-the-scenes images and Bb-8 Empire cover

Analysts are suggesting a $300 million domestic opening (again, another Jurassic World record) plus a further $315 million internationally, which would almost certainly propel the J.J. Abrams-directed film to the fastest $1 billion of all time, held by – yep, you guessed it – Jurassic World, which achieved the feat in just 13 days.

The Force Awakens is set to dominate multiplexes in December and early January, playing on around 50% of screens, as well as having its run of IMAX theaters exclusively for a month. »

- Gary Collinson

Permalink | Report a problem


'Star Wars 7' Photos Go Behind-the-Scenes with Finn and Bb-8

27 August 2015 8:10 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Last week, Empire Magazine began sharing bits and pieces from it's extensive new issue on Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which hits newsstands today. First, they showed us a gatefold cover that featured all of the new villains. Then they returned with a second cover that introduced the three new heroes. They also offered more insight into Knights of Ren's Kylo, played by Adam Driver, with a never-before-seen photo and some backstory. Now, they are offering up three more behind-the-scenes photos featuring John Boyega as Awol Stormtrooper and ball droid Bb-8, who has become a quick favorite with fans. About the robot's creation, concept designer Christian Alzmann explained more.

"J.J. wanted something rolling on a sphere, so I tried a lot of different designs developing that idea. He would give direction on the kinds of shapes to use, and that led to a personality for the droid. Of course, »

- MovieWeb

Permalink | Report a problem


Star Wars: The Force Awakens behind-the-scenes images and Bb-8 Empire cover

27 August 2015 8:00 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

We’ve already seen Empire’s two Star Wars: The Force Awakens-themed covers [see here], and now the magazine has released the subscriber cover to the latest issue, which features the new droid Bb-8. And that’s not all, as we’ve also got a couple of behind-the-scenes images from the hotly-anticipated film featuring John Boyega’s Finn (click on either for larger versions)…

See Also: J.J. Abrams talks Kylo Ren, Supreme Leader Snoke and the First Order from Star Wars: The Force Awakens

 

See Also: The Empire Strikes Back gets Star Wars: The Force Awakens-style trailer

Star Wars: The Force Awakens is set for release on December 18th and sees J.J. Abrams directing 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), in addition to Adam Driver (Girls), Oscar Isaac (A Most Violent Year »

- Gary Collinson

Permalink | Report a problem


New Looks At Bb-8 And Finn From Star Wars: The Force Awakens

27 August 2015 5:54 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

See Full Gallery Here

Empire’s original Star Wars: The Force Awakens Winter Preview issue covers were all about the light and dark sides of the force, but their subscriber’s cover provides a great close-up of the little droid that’s been the focus of most of the movie’s marketing so far (along with Kylo Ren), Bb-8.

There’s also a couple of new behind-the-scenes stills featuring John Boyega as Finn. In the first he takes aim at an unknown target while still in his Stormtrooper gear, and in the other we see him in survival mode as he braves the desert wasteland of Jakku – a planet many still believe will actually turn out to be Luke’s homeworld of Tatooine.

What do you think of these new shots? Also Starring original cast members Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, Kenny Baker and franchise newcomers, »

- Mark Cassidy

Permalink | Report a problem


Bb-8 Will Do Far More Acting In Star Wars: The Force Awakens Than We Thought

26 August 2015 4:44 PM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

The droids in Star Wars are much more than simple automatons designed to fulfill a singular purpose and be disposable. Sure, maybe that.s what their manufactures inside of this movie world intended, but R2-D2 and C-3Po became integral parts of the team and even friends to the other heroes, not to mention characters beloved by fans. And it looks like Star Wars: The Force Awakens will continue this trend with the latest addition to the droid family, Bb-8, doing a great deal to find a place in our hearts. Like R2, Bb-8 is a feisty little bucket of bolts with all kinds of attitude and personality, and the production went to great lengths to make him come to life and convey emotion. Making sure Bb-8 performed appropriately was the responsibility of puppeteers Dave Chapman and Brian Herring. In an in depth new piece on StarWars.com, Herring »

Permalink | Report a problem


The Empire Strikes Back gets Star Wars: The Force Awakens-style trailer

26 August 2015 11:42 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

We are around four months away from the return of Star Wars with Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and anticipation is almost at fever pitch. In the spirit of joining in the excitement, Dan Flesher has made a very special trailer for the occasion, with The Empire Strikes Back (the best Star Wars film!) getting a new trailer in the style of The Force Awakens and the results are pretty impressive. Take a look…

See Also: New image of Kylo Ren from Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Star Wars: The Force Awakens is set for release on December 18th and sees J.J. Abrams directing 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), in addition to Adam Driver (Girls), Oscar Isaac (A Most Violent Year), Andy Serkis (Avengers: Age of Ultron »

- Scott J. Davis

Permalink | Report a problem


2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2005 | 2003

1-20 of 373 items from 2015   « Prev | Next »


IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners