It's hard to imagine Luke Skywalker being played by anyone but Mark Hamill in the original 'Star Wars' trilogy, but it very well could have happened. And according to 'Nightmare on Elm Street' icon Robert Englund, better known to audiences as Freddy Krueger, it might not have happened at all had he not once told a teenage boy about the part after coming home from a failed 'Star Wars' audition himself.
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If you haven't yet seen (or played with) the new 'Star Wars' Black Series action figures, you're missing out. These aren't your old kids toys. Unlike the classic 3¾" action figures, the Black Series are 6" tall and feature improved articulation and a great attention to detail on the figures. Hasbro VP Derryl DePriest said, "We consider them the best figures that Hasbro's ever produced for Star Wars." And, now you can win some.
A while back a photo was released from the set of 'Star Wars: Episode 7' that revealed an IMAX camera, which got us all a bit excited at the prospect of seeing the newest installment of the saga presented in such an epic format -- but don't get too excited. Director J.J. Abrams has revealed that we won't be seeing too much of the film in the format. In fact, he's only shot one action scene in IMAX. Let's hope it's a big one.
Earlier this week, while promoting his new film, ‘Horns,’ Daniel Radcliffe participated in a Reddit AMA in which the actor revealed that, yes, he’s finally seen the original ‘Star Wars’ movies and that he may be dressing as Boba Fett for Halloween. So, yes, there’s a lot of ‘Star Wars’ talk in this interview.
Some weeks back we heard the incredible news that 'Star Wars Rebels' would return James Earl Jones to the voice of Darth Vader, ostensibly a sign of a more involved return to the franchise. Now, you can watch Jones' return to the dulcet tones of Darth for yourself, and ignite a lightsaber at new rumors that suggest some 'Star Wars' favorites will return for 'Rebels' as well!
ScreenCrush’s WookieeLeaks is a weekly roundup of everything ‘Star Wars‘! From ‘Star Wars: Episode 7,’ to the upcoming spinoffs and the TV shows, if it pertains to that long ago, far away galaxy, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis. Today, the 'Star Wars: Episode 7' trailer may be closer than you think, a potential new villain is teased, and the next huge 'Star Wars' video game gets a release window.
Just last week it was rumored that we might see the first 'Batman v Superman' teaser as early as November or December, and now comes a similar rumor that you can swallow with a similarly-sized grain of salt: we could see the first teaser trailer for 'Star Wars: Episode 7' by the end of this year. Wish upon a star in a galaxy far, far away.
ScreenCrush’s WookieeLeaks is a weekly roundup of everything 'Star Wars'! From 'Star Wars: Episode 7,' to the upcoming spinoffs and the TV shows, if it pertains to that long ago, far away galaxy, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis. This week, Daniel Radcliffe visits the 'Star Wars' set, blurry set photos hit the internet, and Alex Ross reveals a great new comic book cover.
ScreenCrush’s WookieeLeaks is a weekly roundup of everything 'Star Wars'! From 'Star Wars: Episode 7,' to the upcoming spinoffs and the TV shows, if it pertains to that long ago, far away galaxy, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis. This week, a familiar face joins 'Star Wars: Episode 7' at the last minute, Brad Bird explains why he turned down directing the new film, and read descriptions of new characters and spaceships.
'Star Wars: Episode 7' is bringing back so many familiar faces and names that the question on every fan's lips shouldn't be "Who's coming back?", but rather, "Who isn't coming back?" Warwick Davis may not be the biggest name in the 'Star Wars' saga, but fans will know him well ... and they'll be pleased to hear that he'll be back for the new film.