Thirty years ago I was high on superheroes and wanted nothing more than a life filled with caped crusaders and men of steel. I’d just seen Superman III at the cinema and I thought to myself: “Why can’t they make more films like this No, why can’t all films be like this” I was a fool, and not just because I was eight or that Superman III is a super dud (Superman AND Richard Pryor in the same What could possibly go wrong).
Becoming an actor isn’t as easy as tapping your sparkly red slippers together, Wicked star Jay Laga’aia has told a group of aspiring performers. Laga’aia, who plays the Wizard of Oz in the upcoming Auckland season of Wicked, visited Wellington’s Whitireia Performance Centre on Tuesday to give advice to about 100 students who want to break into the theatre industry
A lot of people were disappointed with Star Trek: Into Darkness. The bosses at Paramount Pictures, which bankrolled the movie, were disappointed the movie didn’t score $US100 million in its opening weekend in the US (they had to settle for a meagre $US83 million).
George Lucas says the stars of the original trilogy will be back for the new Star Wars film, but the rest of the new cast remains a mystery. Until now
Filming of the new Star Wars movie will take place in England, returning the franchise to its British roots, Disney’s Lucasfilm has said.
Harrison Ford isn’t ready – “yet” – to talk about his reported part in Disney’s planned Star Wars sequel, but he praises its director, J.J. Abrams.
“I wasn’t trying to beat Star Wars,” said director Irvin Kershner, who died Nov.
And so does George Lucas in the second of his Star Wars epics Well, it took them long enough, but here they come. All the old friends and some favorite enimies have returned to brighten up this unhappy spring.
One of the most encouraging developments to come out of the TIME/ABC News Summit on Obesity earlier this month was an emerging consensus among nutrition experts about what constitutes a healthy diet. Here, one of America’s most prominent diet gurus summarizes key points of agreement.
The Force is definitely with Travis Ho. Like millions of computer-science students before him, the 19-year-old Singaporean’s lifelong fantasy has been to work for Lucasfilm, the empire launched 30 years ago by George Lucas, the creator of Star Wars.