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.
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.
Peter Mayhew will reprise his role as Chewbacca in the upcoming Star Wars: Episode VII, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Jim Jefferies and Carrie Fisher
Before she reprises her role as Princess Leia in Star Wars: Episode VII, Carrie Fisher is putting in some TV time. The actress will play Angela Greenberg, an aggressive comedy-development exec who sets up a meeting with Jim (Jim Jefferies) on FXX's Legit later this season....
You can say this about voice-over actors: They love to talk. One hundred and fifty of Hollywood's busiest performers and casting agents from the often overlooked industry enthusiastically share their stories in the new documentary I Know That Voice, available on VOD platforms and at iTunes starting Tuesday.
Director Lawrence Shapiro was inspired to make the film when he saw how animated (pun intended) fans became when meeting his friend John DiMaggio, voice of the curmudgeonly-yet-beloved robot Bender on Futurama. "I'll admit it, applause is great," says DiMaggio, one of the industry's most popular and prolific stars, whose résumé also includes roles on Adventure Time, The Penguins of Madagascar and Kim Possible. But outside of fan-centric events like Comic-Con, voice actors work in relative obscurity, which motivated DiMaggio to sign on as producer. "I want my peers to get a little bit of recognition. These are some of the most talented people I know, and some of the most brilliant character actors that I know."
George Lucas, Melody Hobsen
George Lucas celebrated his recent nuptials to Mellody Hobson with a star-studded party, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Last weekend, Lucas and Hobson wed at Lucas' Skywalker Ranch in Marin County, Calif., with Ron Howard, Oprah and Steven Spielberg in attendance. On Saturday, the newlyweds held their second reception in Hobson's native Chicago.
Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox and Matthew Perry
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12. Oh, Baby Award: Babies, babies, babies. That's pretty much the theme of the Chicago Fire season finale, in which Hermann becomes a dad after his wife and newborn baby endure life-threatening labor, and Shay finds out she's not pregnant, much to her dismay. Although Shay and Severide get to be godparents to Hermann's new bundle of...
Joe Mantegna, Thomas Gibson, A.J. Cook
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