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And the Oscar Doesn’t Go To…

Ah yes, the Oscars are upon us and with only two days to go until show time the anticipation is high as we wait to see who will be taking home the gold this year. With only one winner for each category however, it can be difficult sometimes to accept all of the loses, especially…

Camilla Werner-Longo | February 28, 2014 - 10:00 pm

George Lucas Welcomes Baby Daughter

George Lucas and his wife Mellody Hobson welcomed a baby daughter named Everest Hobson Lucas on Friday, Aug. 9, The Huffington Post reported exclusively Monday. It’s the first biological child for Lucas, who also has three adopted children, Amanda, 32; Katie, 25; and Jett, 20.

Lucas married Hobson, 44, on June 22 at…

| August 12, 2013 - 10:00 am

May The Fourth Be With You

May 4th is celebrated by many Star Wars fans as Star Wars Day. Don’t get why? Say “May the fourth” out loud, then compare that to, “May the force be with you.”

Ahhhhhhhhh, there we go.

Anyway, in honor of this day, we put together an intensive “Where Are They Now?” starring all…

Robert Kessler | May 4, 2013 - 11:40 am

They’re Returning To A Galaxy Far, Far Away

It’s safe to say there are no bad feelings about this piece of Star Wars news.

Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill are all set to reprise their famous roles, 20 years after Return of the Jedi opened in theaters.

But keep it on the down low, according to George

Peggy Truong | March 8, 2013 - 12:34 pm

We Bet You Thought These Stars Already Won An Oscar

After 85 years of dispensing awards, the Oscars have become something of a measuring stick for judging, and then recognizing, the best and brightest talents in Hollywood. But with so many great movies, performances and behind-the-scenes efforts, and so few slots for nominations, it comes as little surprise that more than a handful of great…

Todd Gilchrist | February 22, 2013 - 3:30 pm

The Hollywood Rich List (PHOTOS)

It’s no secret — Hollywood is made of money.

With the worlds of film, television and music, stars earn far more that mere power, prestige and status. Celebrities continue to prove that show business shells out in a big way. But just how hefty a paycheck are the industry A-listers pocketing?

Cory Lopez | January 31, 2013 - 7:30 am

Disney Makes J.J. Abrams’ ‘Star Wars’ Official

As Star Wars fans around the world continue to bask in the news that J.J. Abrams will direct Episode VII, Disney made everything official on Friday night.

“It’s very exciting to have J.J. aboard leading the charge as we set off to make a new Star Wars movie,” Lucasfilm chief Kathleen Kennedy announced…

Peggy Truong | January 26, 2013 - 10:25 am

UPDATE: ‘Man of Steel’ Director Zack Snyder Denies Work on New ‘Star Wars’ Film

UPDATED 6:30 PM, January 12: Reps for director Zack Snyder have denied his involvement with a new stand-alone Star Wars film.

On Monday, Snyder’s camp reached out to The Hollywood Reporter to shoot down Vulture’s story that Snyder was developing a Star Wars feature in the vein of Seven Samurai.

“While he is super flattered because…

Phil Pirrello | January 14, 2013 - 3:45 pm

‘Star Wars’ Sequel News: Has Disney Found Writers for ‘Episodes VIII’ and ‘IX’?

Lucasfilm and Disney have secured Toy Story 3’s Michael Arndt to write Star Wars: Episode VII, and now they’re looking at two more writers to pen the rest of the trilogy.

The Hollywood Reporter claims that Simon Kinberg and Lawrence Kasdan have locked deals to “write and produce Episodes VIII and IX.”


Phil Pirrello | November 20, 2012 - 9:30 pm

‘Star Wars’: Indie Director Colin Trevorrow a Potential Candidate to Direct ‘Episode VII’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Right now, the most coveted assignments in Hollywood are who will write and direct the next Star Wars movie.

Everyone from Christopher Nolan to Joss Whedon and Kick-Ass and X-Men: First Class director Matthew Vaughn are reportedly on the short-list of filmmakers who are in talks to helm Episode VII.

Celebuzz has also learned about…

Celebuzz | November 6, 2012 - 2:29 pm

6 Things We Want To See In ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ (GALLERY)

The only thing people are talking more about than the announcement of a new Star Wars movie is what that movie will be about.

Since Disney announced both their purchase of Lucasfilm and their plan to release Star Wars: Episode VII in 2015 — the first chapter in a new trilogy – the…

Phil Pirrello | November 6, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Movie Buzz: ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Update, Christoph Waltz In Talks for ‘Muppets 2,’ Imogen Poots Feels ‘Need For Speed’

With Hollywood still recovering from Disney buying Lucasfilm, Wednesday proved to be a slower than usual newsday.

But a few notable items managed to get our attention.

Read on for updates on Star Wars: Episode VII, a film adaptation of Stephen King’s Cell and The Muppets sequel.

Phil Pirrello | November 1, 2012 - 1:20 pm

Movie Buzz: More ‘Star Wars’ Movies Due, ‘X-Men 2′ Loses, Finds a Director

13Disney dropped the proverbial mic Tuesday, dominating the entertainment news cycle with their purchase of Lucasfilm and plans to release a new Star Wars trilogy.

But that wasn’t the only news to come out of Hollywood yesterday.

Here are a few stories you might have missed, plus a quick recap of…

Phil Pirrello | October 31, 2012 - 1:00 am

‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’ and ‘Last Crusade’ Co-Star John Rhys-Davies on (Literally) Almost Dying to See ‘Indiana Jones’ Achieve Immortality (Q&A)

Although his character is, alternately, a formidable ally and a bit of comic relief, John Rhys-Davies’ Sallah remains one of the most memorable – and important – characters in the Indiana Jones universe.

His scenes in Raiders of the Lost Ark and Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade rank among some of the…

Todd Gilchrist | September 19, 2012 - 9:15 pm

Jessica Simpson Joining Celebrity Billionaires Club? (PHOTOS)

According to WWD, Jessica Simpson is on the fast track to becoming a billionaire as her fashion empire continues to rake in cash.
Jessica’s company has already earned $750 million in sales this year and it is looking more and more likely that she will be able to wear the billionaire crown with pride.

Celebuzz | December 8, 2010 - 1:41 pm

Shia LaBeouf: Jonesing to Edge Out Ford?

Director George Lucas let drop a little secret while promoting Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull at the Cannes Film Festival: He’s considering producing further installments of the series, but with Shia LaBeouf—who plays a supporting part in the new flick—in the main role instead of an increasingly geriatric Harrison Ford. “I…

Celebuzz | May 21, 2008 - 1:29 pm