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Disney has found its new Han Solo, and Alden Ehrenreich has landed the much-coveted role in a new “Star Wars” spinoff prequel film, according to Page Six. Ehrenreich first emerged as a contender for the role in March and became a frontrunner to play the younger version of the character made iconic by Harrison Ford in April. Other young actors in contention included Miles Teller, Taron Egerton, Scott Eastwood, Ansel Elgort and Jack Reynor. Phil Lord and Christopher Miller will direct the film set to be released in 2018. Ehrenreich,Read More
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Posted On April 26, 2016By Alamin YohannesIn Casting

Daisy Ridley In Talks to Star in ‘The Lost Wife’

The Post-“Star Wars” life has been good to one young actress! An upcoming Holocaust drama may have found its star. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Daisy Ridley is in talks for the lead role in “The Lost Wife.”  Based on Alyson Richman’s novel, “The Lost Wife” tells a love story that endures time and distance. Lenka, an art student, falls for her best friend’s brother Josef, but their romance is cut short when the Nazis invade Prague. After decades apart, the two reconnect and have to discover whether their loveRead More
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Posted On December 16, 2015By Linda GeIn Featured, Reviews

REVIEW: ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

It’s been fifteen years since the last “Star Wars” movie and, let’s face it, more like thirty-two since the last really good one, but “The Force Awakens” more than makes up for lost time. The JJ Abrams-directed film is a “Star Wars” movie through and through, with all the adventure, fun, good vs. evil archetypes, adorable droids and characters to relaunch the franchise successfully for an all new generation. Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill are all back, mostly for the nostalgia factor for longtime fans, but it’s reallyRead More
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John Boyega’s Finn takes center stage in a new 30 second spot previewing “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” The new footage shows off Finn’s journey from storm trooper to hero, which include stops at partnering up with Harrison Ford’s Han Solo, escaping certain danger alongside Daisy Ridley’s Rey and of course, wielding a lightsaber – one that looks suspiciously like the one Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) used in the original trilogy. The new “Star Wars” still remains mostly mysterious, but all will be revealed on December 18, 2015.Read More
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The latest trailer for “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” has been released, featuring tons of new footage of Daisy Ridely, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac and more. Watch it below. “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” opens in theaters on December 18, 2015.Read More
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English Actress Felicity Jones is reportedly nearing a deal for the lead role in Gareth Edwards’ “Star Wars” spinoff film. After competing with other actresses including Tatiana Maslany (“Orphan Black”) and Rooney Mara (“The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo”), it seems Jones has emerged as the frontrunner for the lead role. Details of the film’s plot are under wraps, but rumors suggest it will involve character Boba Fett. The film is also in need of a lead male, for which Aaron Paul (“Breaking Bad”) is rumored to be in consideration.Read More
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Lucasfilm is going big on the casting front for their first standalone film. Actresses Tatiana Maslany, Rooney Mara and Felicity Jones are in contention for the female lead in the first upcoming “Star Wars” standalone film according to The Hollywood Reporter. The details of the characters and plot for the upcoming film are being kept under wraps. Maslany has already tested for the role with Mara expected to soon. Jones is being sought for the role, but scheduling conflicts may keep her out of the running. Currently there are two standaloneRead More
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The first footage from a new “Star Wars” movie is here. Is this real life?! The first 88 seconds from “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” introduces us to John Boyega as a storm trooper, Daisy Ridley driving some sort of large vehicle through the desert, and Oscar Isaac as an X-Wing pilot. These are the first character details we’ve gotten on any of the actors who were cast earlier this year, though of course the whole thing remains pretty mysterious. There’s also a shot of a mysterious new villain withRead More
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“Star Wars: Episode VII” continues to expand its universe and has now cast two newcomers, Pip Anderson and Cyrstal Clarke, to join the likes of the already-cast John Boyega, Daisey Ridley, Lupita Nyong’o, Oscar Isaac, Adam Driver and Domhnall Gleeson. Anderson and Clarke were among the completely unknown young actors who answered an open casting call late last year. The call spanned 11 cities across the US and UK and over 37,000 hopefuls attended, with a further 30,000 submitting applications online. “The Star Wars universe has always been about discoveringRead More
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“Fish Tank” star Katie Jarvis has had a pretty low profile acting career since breaking out in Andrea Arnold’s gritty 2009 drama opposite Michael Fassbender, but that may be all about to change as Latino Review (as well as The Tracking Board) are reporting that Jarvis may have landed one of the new female roles teased for “Star Wars: Episode VII.” Additionally, a name we’ve heard in connection with JJ Abrams’ reboot of the sci-fi franchise before is resurfacing again. Maisie Richardson-Sellers, the complete unknown whose name first surfaced lastRead More