When you’re out promoting a movie, you’re often asked to do a lot of things, most of them pretty silly. With the amount of press the cast of Star Wars: The Force Awakens was being asked to do, there were asked to do a lot of silly things, none perhaps as silly as going on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and singing a medley of Star Wars music a cappella. But the entire cast — including Harrison Ford! — actually commits, and it actually turns out to pretty fun.
The original Star Wars was driven by nostalgia for pulp magazines, Saturday-morning serials, and a simpler era with clear-cut heroes and villains. The new Star Wars is driven by nostalgia for the original Star Wars, and a simpler era when that title evoked words like “adventure” and “excitement,” and not words like “the taxation of trade routes,” and “Jar Jar Binks.” The characters in Star Wars: The Force Awakens are all searching for something of great importance to the galaxy far, far away. I won’t reveal what this MacGuffin is, but I will tell you what it represents: that old Star Wars magic. Can director J.J. Abrams and the rest of the saga’s new creators find it?
We knew that 'Star Wars: Episode 7' was going to be a little nostalgia-heavy with the return of the original trilogy's stars to the franchise, but it turns out that it goes even deeper than that. A new report claims that the new film will not only feature flashbacks to the younger days of Carrie Fisher's Princess Leia Organa, but that the young version of the secret Skywalker sibling will be playe
'Star Wars: Episode 7' has finally announced its cast after a long process that has spanned months of speculation and rumors. The stars of the original trilogy - Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew and Kenny Baker - have finally been confirmed, and they'll be joined by newcomers to the franchise Oscar Isaac, John Boyega, Max von Sydow, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver
We haven't heard much from comedian Jim Jefferies' FXX (formerly FX) comedy 'Legit' since closing out the inaugural season this year, but it seems the breakout hit is far from its most desperate hour. The once (and future?) Princess Leia herself, Carrie Fisher will take on a role when 'Legit' returns for a second season on FXX, but who will the formerly Alderaanian princess portray?
Are they in or aren't they? That's the biggest question revolving around 'Star Wars: Episode 7' at the moment: is the original cast actually returning? We've heard "confirmations" from various sources, but there's still a large question mark hovering over the matter.
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The William Shatner vs. Carrie Fisher feud just got real.
We told you about Fisher’s response to Shatner after he ripped on ‘Star Wars.’ Now comes the latest video shot across Fisher’s bow.
In September, William Shatner of ‘Star Trek’ fame declared that his sci-fi series is vastly superior to the ‘Star Wars’ franchise. And now, Carrie Fisher (AKA Princess Leia) is hitting back. Time to settle the “great nerd debate” once and for all.