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COMICS: First Look At Terry Dodson's Interior Artwork From PRINCESS LEIA #1
Ever wondered what happened immediately following the events of Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope? In this first look at Mark Waid (Daredevil) and Terry Dodson's (Marvel Knights: Spider-Man) Princess Leia #1, we revisit an iconic scene from the classic movie...
Natalie Portman Says STAR WARS Almost Ruined Her Acting Career
It seems hard to believe, but at one time people believed Natalie Portman ("Thor"), who won an Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in 2011's Black Swan, was a bad actress. Portman recalls her struggles after Star Wars.
STAR WARS: J.K. Simmons Will Play 'Darth Vader', Aaron Paul Cast As 'Luke Skywalker'
...In an Empire Strikes Back live read that is! Director Jason Reitman will stage his latest read tomorrow night with a cast that also includes Stephen Merchant as C-3P0, and Kevin Pollack as Yoda. More details past the jump.
LOADOUT: GOING IN HOT Goes Live On Machinima Prime
Our interview with star of Loadout: Going in Hot, Richard Hatch, is live and so is the short film which debuted as scheduled live on Machinima Prime. We also got our followup questions answered. Hit the jump for more!
Turing Test Explained In First Clip From Alex Garland's EX MACHINA
Dredd and 28 Days Later screenwriter Alex Garland makes his directorial debut with the science-fiction film, Ex Machina. Come see Star Wars: The Force Awakens actors, Oscar Isaac and Domhall Gleeson, in the first clip.
INTERVIEW: A Sit Down With Richard Hatch, Star Of LOADOUT GOING IN HOT
CBM was given the chance to interview Battlestar Galactica actor Richard Hatch, regarding his new short film project by Wayside Creations for debut on Machinima Prime; adapting the popular online F2P game--Loadout. Hit the jump for more!
Paramount Wants STAR TREK 3 To Be Like Marvel's GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY
When Robert Orci was relieved of his Star Trek 3 directing duties Badass Digest offered some reasons behind his exit, and now they have a few more. One, Paramount wanted the film to be the next Guardians of the Galaxy.
Another STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS Character Name Revealed Via Registration
We recently found out the names of the new characters glimpsed in the Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer (BB-8, Kylo Ren etc), but now Lucasfilm have registered applications for these characters, and a new name has been thrown into the mix. Find out who after the jump..
SPOILERS: Details About Paul Feig's Awesome Sounding GHOSTBUSTERS Reboot
There's been a lot of scepticism about Paul Feig's upcoming female-led reboot of the Ghostbusters franchise, but based on these leaked "Sony Hack" details, it should be a very new and interesting take on the beloved franchise. Hit the jump for all of the spoilery details...
'Yoda' Set To Return In Upcoming Episode Of Disney XD's STAR WARS REBELS
Star Wars Rebels has been a hit for Disney XD, and now another fan-favourite character is set to make their debut in the animated series as Yoda has been confirmed as making an appearance...sort of! Hit the jump for details on that, and which episode he'll first turn up in.
Rupert Wyatt & Justin Lin Headline Paramount's STAR TREK 3 Director Shortlist
Paramount are rumoured to be eyeing five directors for 2016's as-of-yet untitled third Star Trek movie. Among the list of candidates to replace JJ Abrams are Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes's Rupert Wyatt and Fast Five's Justin Lin. Hit the jump to check them out!
STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS - Who Is The New Villain?
Recent Star Wars: The Force Awakens revelations revealed the names of some of the new characters, including one of the villains Kylo Ren. The Weekly Planet team have some thoughts on who that character may be, so why not hit to jump to check those out and share your own theories.
BOX OFFICE: INTERSTELLAR Gross Now At $621.8M
Christopher Nolan's Interstellar has now grossed $621.8M worldwide, making it the eighth highest grossing movie of 2014 behind such films as The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, X-Men: Days of Future Past and Guardians of the Galaxy.
Sony Leak Reveals STAR WARS VIII & IX Will Be Luke & Leia Storylines
Based on a leaked email from Sony, Star Wars VIII and IX, which are going to be directed and written by Looper director Rian Johnson, will be "Luke and Leia" storylines. There is also in insult slung at a Star Wars spinoff screenwriter.
Chris Pratt & Bryce Dallas Howard Feature In Two New Stills From JURASSIC WORLD
Two new stills from Universal's Jurassic World have been uncovered from the film's official website featuring a different look at two key scenes from the trailer. Come check it out! The Colin Trevorrow-directed film, which stars Chris Pratt, hits theaters June 2015.
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