Pip Anderson, Crystal Clarke
Two aspiring actors have landed roles in J.J. Abrams' upcoming Star Wars movie after auditioning through an open casting call, according to the project's website.
Another day, another bit of news from the set of the highly anticipated film Star Wars: Episode VII, only this time it's not the kind we like to report. Star Harrison Ford was injured during filming Thursday, reports The Hollywood Reporter.
Lupita Nyong'o, Gwendoline Christie
Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o and Game of Thrones' Gwendoline Christie have joined the cast of Star Wars: Episode VII, Lucasfilm announced Monday on StarWars.com.
May the fourth be with you.
Star Wars: Episode VII director J.J. Abrams took a break from working on the upcoming film in London to post a "video selfie," in which he and writer/producer Lawrence Kasdan wish fans a Happy Star Wars Day.
Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac and Andy Serkis are among the stars joining the cast of Star Wars: Episode VII.
And so the unnecessarily long goodbye begins for AMC's breakout, breakthrough signature series Mad Men, its final 14 hours being unconscionably broken into two halves over two years, starting Sunday at 10/9c. (Yes, it worked for Breaking Bad, but this isn't that kind of show.) While prolonging the inevitable, and potentially blunting whatever narrative momentum still exists in a most inelegant and desperate-seeming way, it's no wonder the often dazzling opening episode — titled "Time Zones," in a nod to the firm's now-bicoastal focus — is so preoccupied with time.
Mary Anne Hitt, Ian Somerhalder
Showtime's hit shows usually depict life-and-death situations in a heightened version of the world around us. But the cable channel's new docu-series Years of Living Dangerously aims to shine a light on a real-world issue that could be just as dangerous: global warming.
A project three years in the making, the nine-episode series sends celebrity correspondents such as Arnold Schwarzenegger and Harrison Ford to areas around the world and throughout the U.S. affected by global warming. The stars interview experts and ordinary people alike about the impacts of climate change and also ask questions on behalf of the audience. According to executive producer Jerry Weintraub, co-creators Joel Bach and David Gelber wanted to use Hollywood A-listers not just for star power, but as a way for the average viewer to understand the enormity of the issue.
Peter Mayhew will reprise his role as Chewbacca in the upcoming Star Wars: Episode VII, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Showtime is taking on "the biggest story of our time" with the documentary series Years of Living Dangerously.
In the upcoming 9-episode series, celebrities including Matt Damon, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Ian Somerhalder, Harrison Ford and more will act as correspondents delving into the different impacts climate change has had and is projected to have on the world. The project aims to show the current and intensifying effects on everyday Americans, while demonstrating how they can take action and be part of the solution.
Showtime boss on Homeland's "big reset" and the plan for what's next
"The things [scientists] talk about sometimes don't resonate with the public," Schwarzenegger told reporters during the show's Television Critics Association panel. "There are very simple messages, but only actors will get the ultimate attention. This is why it's important when you're [famous] that you look at the power of communicating and use it for something positive."
Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie
The 86th Academy Awards is less than a week away and the night is proving to be more star-studded than ever.
On Monday, producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced the complete slate of stars who will be on stage to present alongside the previously announced Daniel Day-Lewis, Jennifer Lawrence, Christoph Waltz and Anne Hathaway -- last year's acting winners.