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Gwendoline Christie Confirmed As Captain Phasma In Star Wars: The Force Awakens

4 hours ago | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

We learned 10 months back that Game of Thrones actress Gwendoline Christie would be playing a villainous Imperial officer in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, but a new image taken from Vanity Fair’s latest issue, which includes an extensive spread on the upcoming series restarter, has given her a curious name: “First Order Officer, Captain Phasma.”

One Star Wars-affiliated Twitter account, @EpisodeVII, has confirmed the character’s title just in time for May 4, what fans around the world call Star Wars Day (think “May the Fourth be with you”). Here’s the tweet:

Also, @VanityFair introduces Gwendoline Christie (@lovegwendoline) as Captain Phasma! #MayThe4thBeWithYou pic.twitter.com/BPpaASR0DP

— The Force Awakens (@EpisodeVII) May 4, 2015

Many had already assumed that Christie was playing the mysterious Chrome Stormtrooper when the chatacter turned up in the second trailer for the J.J. Abrams-directed film, but this marks the first official confirmation of her role. »

- Isaac Feldberg

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Gwendoline Christie’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens character revealed as Captain Phasma

4 hours ago | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Following on from this morning’s new images of Adam Driver (Kylo Ren), Oscar Isaac (Poe Dameron), Daisy Ridley (Rey), John Boyega (Finn) and Lupita Nyong’o (Maz Kanata), Vanity Fair has continued its Star Wars Day celebrations by releasing an official first-look image from Star Wars: The Force Awakens of Game of Thrones star Gwendoline Christie as Captain Phasma, an officer of the First Order (formerly known as the Empire)…

See Also: Vanity Fail: The Empire Reboots?

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 »

- Gary Collinson

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"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" - New Images

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Sneak Peek more new images from "Star Wars: The Force Awakens", set 30 years after the events of "Return of the Jedi":

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" is the new 'space opera' directed by J. J. Abrams...

...as the seventh installment in the "Star Wars" film series starring John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson and Max von Sydow...

...with Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, and Kenny Baker reprising roles from previous films.

 The new film is produced by Abrams, Bryan Burk...

... and Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy.

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

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- Michael Stevens

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Trailer Trashin’: Scanning the Second Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens Teaser Trailer

6 hours ago | CinemaNerdz | See recent CinemaNerdz news »

It’s here, dear readers. Our long wait is over, because Avengers: Age of Ultron has finally opened stateside. But even more exciting than that, I’m going on vacation! I’ll be out of town for the next couple weeks, and in order to not deprive you of Trailer Trashin’, I’ve written four columns that will make their way to you over the next week or so, covering four of the biggest trailers that dropped in the later part of April. The next of these is the second teaser trailer for Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens.

Premise: The Force Awakens is set approximately thirty years after the events of Return of the Jedi (1983), and features three new leads alongside characters returning from previous Star Wars films.

My take: The trailer opens with a slow pan across the surface of a desert planet – which is called Jakku, »

- Timothy Monforton

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New images from Star Wars: The Force Awakens featuring Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Daisy Ridley and John Boyega

8 hours ago | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

To celebrate Star Wars Day, Vanity Fair has posted a selection of stills and behind-the-scenes images from December’s hotly-anticipated Star Wars: The Force Awakens, including Adam Driver as an unmasked Kylo Ren, Oscar Isaac as X-Wing pilot Poe Dameron, Daisy Ridley’s Rey, John Boyega’s Finn, and Lupita Nyong’o working with Ilm for her CGI character, now revealed as a pirate called Maz Kanata. Check them out…

See Also: Vanity Fail: The Empire Reboots?

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 »

- Gary Collinson

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Awesome New Star Wars: The Force Awakens Stills

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

Below you'll find a great batch of new official images from Star Wars: The Force Awakens courtesy of Vanity Fair (via Screen Crush) and they're quite revealing indeed. It seems J.J. Abrams has decided to let a few items slip free from his "mystery box", as these stills confirm that it is indeed Adam Driver under the mask of the sinister Kylo Ren. Plus we see Lupita Nyong’o shooting scenes as her still unnamed mo-cap character, and a whole host of new aliens and creatures. There's also a Bts video featuring comments from Abrams and some of the cast.  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 Sydow, Star Wars Episode VII is set to be released on December 18th, »

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens behind-the-scenes featurette confirms Adam Driver’s character

13 hours ago | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Yesterday we got a look at the Star Wars-themed cover to the latest issue of Vanity Fair, and now the magazine has released a behind-the-scenes video which shows Annie Liebowitz taking photos of the cast on the set of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which also happens to confirm that Adam Driver (Girls) is set to portray the mysterious new villain Kylo Ren…

Expect more Star Wars goodness later today, and May the 4th be with you!

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 »

- Gary Collinson

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'Kylo Ren' Unmasked in New Behind the Scenes The Force Awakens Vanity Fair Cover Shoot

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

Vanity Fair has released a behind the scenes look at their Cover Shoot for Jj Abrams' upcoming Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The video offers new looks at several Snow Troopers, Daisy Ridley's 'Rey', and John Boyega's 'Finn'. It also confirms, as many fans guessed, that Adam Driver's role is indeed that of 'Kylo Ren', the main baddie in the upcoming flick. Check out the video down 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 Sydow, Star Wars Episode VII is set to be released on December 18th, 2015. More at the link below. »

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‘Star Wars: The Forces Awakens’ Cast Lands Vanity Fair Cover

23 hours ago | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Vanity Fair is known for putting Hollywood’s emerging young stars on its covers, and in June it’s showcasing Daisy Ridley and John Boyega from the cast of the upcoming sci-fi adventure film “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” But along with them in the photo by Annie Leibovitz are several stars who emerged a long time ago, and are not exactly young: Harrison Ford, Chewbacca and R2-D2. Also Read: Josh Trank Exiting 'Star Wars' Spinoff Film Vf unveiled its upcoming front page on Sunday with a tweet saying, “Chewie, we’re on the cover!” The cover »

- Todd Cunningham

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Vanity Fair’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens cover features Harrison Ford, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Bb-8 And Chewie

3 May 2015 11:59 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Vanity Fair has opted to begin celebrating Star Wars Day a bit early, as they’ve just released the cover for the latest edition of the magazine, featuring a great look at Harrison Ford, Daisy Ridley, and John Boyega in their Star Wars: The Force Awakens costumes, next to Chewbacca and new droid Bb-8 aboard the Millenium Falcon.

Vanity Fair’s own Joanna Robinson teases that this is just “the tip of the ice planet,” so stay tuned for more updates and info on the highly-anticipated return to the galaxy far, far away as Star Wars Day draws closer.

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 »

- James Garcia

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New Look At 'Han Solo', 'Chewbacca', 'Finn', & 'Rey' From Star Wars: The Force Awakens

3 May 2015 10:54 AM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

Pretty cool pic... if a bit on the small side! We'll update if and when a hi-res version becomes available. 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 Sydow, Star Wars Episode VII is set to be released on December 18th, 2015. More at the link below. »

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New Star Wars Trailer! Avengers: Age of Ultron review! – The Flickering Myth Movie Show #3

3 May 2015 9:00 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

“Chewie, we’re back for Episode 3 of the Flickering Myth Movie Show.”

In the May edition of The Flickering Myth Movie Show, we go trailer crazy, disecting and discussing the latest teaser for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and having an alternative look at the cameos in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.

We’re also looking at the state of the Marvel Cinematic Universe after the events of Avengers: Age of Ultron. Who is in the new line-up? How many more gems does Thanos need for his funky gauntlet? What can we now expect leading into Captain America: Civil War?

And if that wasn’t enough Marvel fun, our very own Luke Owen sits down with Daredevil star Charlie Cox to chat about the Avengers, who he’d like the Man Without Fear to team up with and what can we expect from the just-announced Season 2.

As always, »

- Oli Davis

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens merchandise launching on ‘Force Friday’ in September, Kylo Ren packaging revealed

3 May 2015 8:50 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

If you were wondering when you’d be able to get your hands on some merchandise for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, then wonder no longer as the official Star Wars website has revealed that Episode VII-related products will hit shelves on ‘Force Friday’ on September 4th, 2015. It’s time to get saving up!

Coinciding with the news comes a new official look at Kylo Ren, with the villain set to take centre stage on the packaging for this next generation of Star Wars goodies…

“Every lightsaber, every action figure, every Lego set tells a story for generations of Star Wars fans, and this global event is a celebration of those stories. We’re excited to be part of the countdown to this enormous movie moment,” said Josh Silverman, executive vice president, global licensing, Disney Consumer Products.

See Also: Watch the latest trailer for Star Wars: The Force »

- Gary Collinson

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Mark Hamill's family visited him on the 1983 Star Wars set and the photos are adorable

29 April 2015 4:28 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

A long time ago, on a Star Wars set far, far away, Mark Hamill's family came to visit him - and the pictures are adorable.

Hamill revealed in an interview with the official Star Wars website that he recently found photos of himself, wife Marilou and son Nathan taken on the set of Episode VI: Return of the Jedi back in 1983.

Hamill is often pictured in costume as Luke Skywalker for shots with his then-baby son and beloved Star Wars characters like R2-D2 and Yoda.

The actor reveals during his chat that Nathan turned out to be the biggest Star Wars fan in his family, so this early trip was pivotal in the boy's interest in the franchise.

Our little Empire baby #ReturnOfTheJedi http://t.co/kWdRgjGNfN pic.twitter.com/FfIIGFEtG3

Mark Hamill (@HamillHimself) April 29, 2015

Hamill is returning to the role of Jedi knight Luke Skywalker in Star Wars »

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Mark Hamill Shares Vintage Photos from the 'Star Wars' Set

28 April 2015 10:22 AM, PDT | Thompson on Hollywood | See recent Thompson on Hollywood news »

In these newly unearthed photos, Mark Hamill brings his wife Marilou and son Nathan to the "Return of the Jedi" set to meet Yoda and the Ewoks, kick back in the Emperor's Throne and suit up inside the R2-D2 costume. (More from StarWars.com here.) Jj Abrams' "The Force Awakens" arrives December 18, 2015. Read More: The Eerie Connection Between "The Force Awakens" and "Tomorrowland" »

- Ryan Lattanzio

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Dedicated Star Wars fans send X-wing model into space for premiere tickets

28 April 2015 9:05 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

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.

Original Star Wars cast members Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Peter Mayhew, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker and Warwick Davis return for The Force Awakens later this year.

Oscar Isaac, »

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New look at Bb-8 and Daisy Ridley’s Rey in Star Wars: The Force Awakens

25 April 2015 12:06 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

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

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10 unsung heroes behind Star Wars: A New Hope

22 April 2015 11:08 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

The Star Wars franchise is going strong 38 years later. But what about the artists and filmmakers who helped make the 1977 original a hit?

In theatres all over the world in 1977, audiences thrilled at the sights and sounds of Star Wars. Harking back to a bygone age of Flash Gordon and Buck Rogers, it also pointed forward to the coming age of ubiquitous computers and special effects-led blockbusters.

But while the triumphant fanfare of John Williams' score gave Star Wars a confident swagger, its success was far from preordained. George Lucas reworked his script time and again; studios turned his concept down; even the production was rushed and torturous.

By now, the contribution George Lucas, John Williams and Star Wars' cast made to cinema is well documented. But what about some of the other artists, technicians and fellow filmmakers who helped to make the movie such a success? Here's »

- ryanlambie

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Watch a priest's hilarious reaction to Star Wars 7 trailer

22 April 2015 10:50 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

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.

Watch Matthew McConaughey weep for joy at the new Star Wars trailer

"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.

The film, directed by Jj Abrams, will pick up the story of Luke Skywalker, Han Solo and Leia 30 years after the events of Return of the Jedi.

Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher, the stars of George Lucas's original trilogy, »

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Star Wars Bits: Force Awakens Trailer Impact, Bb-8, Josh Trank, Rogue One, R2-D2

21 April 2015 10:30 AM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

We begin to chronicle the aftermath of Star Wars Celebration in this edition of Star Wars Bits. Below, we’ll discuss the following: An iPhone controlled Bb-8 is coming to stores, and a larger version is coming to Disney Parks. Why didn’t Josh Trank come to Star Wars Celebration? Learn the code name for the Josh Trank Star Wars Anthology […]

The post Star Wars Bits: Force Awakens Trailer Impact, Bb-8, Josh Trank, Rogue One, R2-D2 appeared first on /Film. »

- Germain Lussier

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