Ben Mendelsohn

WookieeLeaks: A ‘Lost’ Actor Joins ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

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by Jacob Hall 6 days ago
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ScreenCrush’s WookieeLeaks is a weekly roundup of everything Star Wars! From The Force Awakens, 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, check out some costume designs from The Force Awakens, see which Lost actor is in the new movie, and check out the latest toys hitting shelves soon.

WookieeLeaks: Notes on the Increasingly Diverse ‘Star Wars’ Universe

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by Jacob Hall May 16, 2015 @ 2:25 PM
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ScreenCrush’s WookieeLeaks is a weekly roundup of everything Star Wars! From 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, we explore the diversity of the new Star Wars and delve into all of the craziest new rumors and spoilers.

‘Star Wars: Rogue One’ Adds Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn Confirmed as Villain

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by Britt Hayes May 13, 2015 @ 12:27 PM
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We’ve been hearing rumors for a couple of months that Australian actor and Bloodline star Ben Mendelsohn would be joining the cast of Gareth Edwards’ Star Wars: Rogue One anthology film. Disney and Lucasfilm have now confirmed those rumors to be true — not only is Mendelsohn playing the film’s main antagonist, but Diego Luna has joined the cast in a leading role opposite Felicity Jones.

WookieeLeaks: Juicy New ‘Star Wars: Episode 7’ Spoilers

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by Jacob Hall April 24, 2015 @ 10:50 AM
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ScreenCrush’s WookieeLeaks is a weekly roundup of everything Star Wars! From 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, watch the first trailer for the new Star Wars: Battlefront, dissect what we know about Star: Wars Rogue One, and chew on some new spoilers for Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

WookieeLeaks: The Most Important Planet in the ‘Star Wars’ Universe

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by Jacob Hall April 3, 2015 @ 10:47 AM
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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, Oscar Isaac and explains why his uncle is in The Force Awakens, the new trailer gets teased, and the most important backwater planet in the galaxy shows up again.

WookieeLeaks: The Very Busy Future of the ‘Star Wars’ Universe

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by Jacob Hall March 27, 2015 @ 12:31 PM
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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, Star Wars Celebration books two very special guests, Star Wars: Rogue One looks to cast a very interesting actor, and Simon Pegg gets you even more excited for The Force Awakens.

‘Star Wars: Rogue One’ Eyes Ben Mendelsohn for Leading Role

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by Britt Hayes March 25, 2015 @ 7:25 PM
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Now that the first Star Wars spinoff has an official title and an official leading lady, it’s about time for the project to get into gear and add a few more faces. Australian actor Ben Mendelsohn might just be the first name to join the cast opposite Felicity Jones, which is a very, very exciting prospect if you’ve paid any attention to Mendelsohn’s work at all.

‘Slow West’ Trailer: Michael Fassbender Helps a Boy Find a Girl in the Wild, Wild West

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by Britt Hayes March 24, 2015 @ 5:25 PM
Put Michael Fassbender in a movie, and it’s pretty much guaranteed that we’ll watch it, especially if he’s playing something of a bad ass. That’s the case in Slow West, a new indie western starring Fassbender as a gun-toting stranger who assists a young Scottish traveler in the search for the girl he loves. The first trailer has officially arrived, and although Fassbender helping a young man in his quest for love sounds swoon-worthy, this film has a bit of an edge.

'Lost River' Trailer: What Happens When You Make Ryan Gosling a Movie Director

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by Nick Romano May 19, 2014 @ 3:20 PM
'Lost River,' formerly titled 'How to Catch a Monster,' is Ryan Gosling's directorial debut and stars the likes of Christina Hendricks, Matt Smith and Fiz from 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' (Iain De Caestecker) in a story about a teenage boy who stumbles across an underwater town. Too bad the first teaser trailer doesn't reveal any of this except for some of the casting -- all it wants you to do is look at Matt Smith's muscles, damn it!

HBO's 'Girls' "Video Games" Preview: Meet Jessa's Family

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 21, 2013 @ 5:15 PM
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The concepts of 'Girls' and "Video Games" don't usually bring to mind Lena Dunham and her controversial-yet-acclaimed HBO series, but Sunday's all-new episode will take on a new meaning altogether. Once again escaping the confines of Brooklyn as in last year's Michigan-centric "The Return," this Sunday's 'Girls' outing "Video Games" will take Hannah and Jessa to meet the latter's estranged father (Ben Mendelsohn) and his girlfriend (Rosanna Arquette), but how would you like a first look? Get a 'Girls' sneak peek inside!