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Family and 'Star Trek' co-stars pay tribute to Anton Yelchin
A statue of Anton Yelchin has been unveiled at a memorial service honoring the late "Star Trek" actor's life
JJ Abrams will direct 'Star Wars Episode IX'
J.J. Abrams has signed on to direct "Star Wars Episode IX" after the original director left the project, production company Lucasfilm said today. Abrams directed “The Force Awakens” in 2015. “With The Force Awakens, J.J. delivered everything we could have possibly hoped for, and I am so excited
'War for the Planet of the Apes' star Andy Serkis on how he brings characters to life
Critics and fans alike are praising Andy Serkis’ performance in his return to the role of primate leader Caesar in “War for the Planet of the Apes.” Still, many fans haven’t caught on to how Serkis brings the character to life via performance-capture acting. Some people might be surprised to learn
How 9 friends saved a woman waiting for a heart transplant
Amy Silverstein credits a group of nine friends with saving her life when she had her second lifesaving heart transplant at age 50. The friends, who came from different parts of Silverstein’s life and from around the country, cared for Silverstein, in her California hospital as she waited with a
'Star Wars' opened on this day in 1977
On May 25, 1977, fans were introduced to a galaxy far, far away. While 20th Century Fox had little faith a movie called " Star Wars " would be a hit, the space opera from young filmmaker named George Lucas became a worldwide cultural phenomenon. Forty years, and a handful of sequels, prequels, and
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The Death of an Icon: Carrie Fisher's Legacy
A look at the iconic actress, screenwriter, author, producer and speaker's legacy as Hollywood royalty.
Fassbender, DiCaprio, Pacino and Others Almost Cast in 'Star Wars'
"Assassin's Creed" star Michael Fassbender just told MTV News that he had talks with J.J. Abrams about possibly being in " Star Wars : The Force Awakens" last year. "I’m pretty sure I was busy doing something else in the summer," he said on Josh Horowitz's podcast , but didn't specify which role.
How Life Has Changed for 'Chewbacca Mom' Candace Payne Since She Went Viral
Candace Payne became an overnight sensation in May when her Facebook Live video of her trying on a Chewbacca mask in a parking lot went viral. The original video currently has over 164,000,000 views, which shocks Payne to this day. “You could expect maybe, you know, maybe 100 of your friends
'Star Wars' and the Power of Costume at the Denver Art Museum
ABC News' Clayton Sandell tours the exhibit that includes real costumes used in the 'Star Wars' films, from Amidala to Yoda.