John Boyega is paying tribute to Carrie Fisher.
“My heart is heavy but I’m grateful that I got to know her,” he tweeted Wednesday. “I’ll cherish the memories, conversations and her consistent support. Rest well.”
The actors co-starred in 2015’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
Boyega, a lifelong Star Wars fan, often asked Fisher for advice in between takes. “She is hilarious,” he told Yahoo!’s Katie Couric last year. “One thing she did say to me was, ‘You’re going to have stalkers—guaranteed.’ I’m … read more
Selena Gomez is one of several stars who brought joy to patients in children’s hospitals in 2016.
The pop star stopped by Cook Children’s Medical Center in Fort Worth in her home state of Texas on Christmas Eve.
“She was very sweet and amazing with the kids!” a source told E! News exclusively. “There were some tears, so it was pretty emotional for some patients.”
See more celebrities who made children happy by visiting them in the hospital this year.
Ciara & Russell Wilson: The R&B singer … read more
Star Wars fans will finally get what they’ve been eagerly waiting for this week: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.
The film, which will pull in tons of loyal fans no matter what the reviews say, officially hits theaters Friday with some screenings Thursday nights. The highly anticipated prequel, which takes place between Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith and Star Wars: A New Hope, has been reviewed and judged. So, what do the critics say about Rogue One? They mostly agree that there are too many characters … read more
A galactic welcome is in order for Star Wars’ newest resident. Donald Glover has been cast as young Lando Calrissian in the upcoming Star Wars standalone movie opposite Alden Ehrenreich as Han Solo, the franchise announced on Friday, October 21.
“Hello, what have we here?” reads a message from the official Star Wars Twitter account. “Donald Glover is Lando Calrissian in the untitled 2018 Han Solo Star Wars Story.”
Glover, 33, has long been a favorite among fans to play the part; in the … read more
You’re not the only one excited for Donald Glover’s latest casting.
Lucasfilm announced today that the Atlanta star will be playing the part of Lando Calrissian in the yet-to-be-titled Han Solo Star Wars film, helmed by directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller. And while fans everywhere were absolutely thrilled about the news, there was one person in particular whose stamp of approval caught the attention of many.
John Boyega, who debuted as Finn in the 2015 film Star Wars: The Force Awakens, … read more
David Oyelowo is currently starring in Queen of Katwe, which probably won’t earn him any awards, but it’s an important film for him and his career. Oyelowo – who is British by birth and an American by choice – has talked before about how he came to realize that as an actor of color, he had a better shot at more consistent work in America than his own country. Oyelowo ends up talking about racial issues in the film and television industry quite often, and as he promotes Queen of Katwe, he … read more
Movie star David Oyelowo is not happy with Game of Thrones.
The Selma actor criticized HBO’s hit series for its tendency to put actors of color in secondary roles instead of at the forefront of the show. “The fact that they put any ethnic minorities in that means that there should be space for bigger characters,” Oyelowo told RadioTimes.com. “Because you’re not just saying, ‘OK this is purely a white world, and here are very story-driven reasons why that’s the case.'”
Such characters over the years … read more
He’s seen his star rise no end since taking on the role of Captain Ross Poldark.
And Aidan Turner was rewarded for his endeavors on the BBC’s smash-hit period drama as he scooped the Best TV Actor gong at the GQ Men Of The Year Awards 2016, held at London’s Tate Modern on Tuesday evening.
The 33-year-old star managed to scoop one of the magazine’s coveted awards thanks to the runaway success of Poldark, in which he plays the long-suffering titular character. And the winners are… Aidan Turner … read more
The internet can be a beautiful place; it can encourage and empower otherized communities, foster creativity, and build relationships. But it also has a serious dark side — and Daisy Ridley has had enough. (For now.) On Monday, Ridley shared an innocuous post on her social media accounts about how moved she was by the Teen Choice Awards’s emotional tribute to victims of gun violence, in which Alton Sterling’s son, victims from Orlando’s Pulse nightclub massacre, and family members from other gun-related … read more
Daisy Ridley decided to turn off her Instagram account this past week, and it’s probably because she received all kinds of negative feedback on a post she wrote, expressing her feelings about gun control. After attending the 2016 Teen Choice Awards on Sunday (July 31), the Star Wars: The Force Awakens star was moved by Jessica Alba and Ne-Yo’s emotional presentation that featured teens whose family has been affected by gun violence and shootings across the nation – and posted some thoughts … read more
Daisy Ridley is taking a step back from social media. The Star Wars: The Force Awakens starlet quietly deleted her Instagram this week, with many pointing to a since-deleted post about gun control that sparked an onslaught of hate directed towards Ridley as the catalyst.
After attending the 2016 Teen Choice Awards on Sunday, the actress took to Instagram to express her thoughts over Jessica Albaand Ne-Yo’s emotional presentation that featured teens whose family has been affected by gun violence … read more
Poor Daisy Ridley!
It appears the Star Wars: The Force Awakens starlet has officially left Instagram after receiving HARSH backlash for making sympathetic comments about victims of gun violence. So sad! On Monday, the brunette beauty took to IG to share a Snapchat filtered pic and to discuss the Teen Choice Awards’ touching tribute to the victims of several tragic shootings. It’s said, for the now deleted post, Miz Ridley wrote: Unfortunately, this didn’t not go over well with Daisy’s fans as many … read more
You win some, you lose some!
On Sunday night, Hollywood’s biggest stars turned out for the Teen Choice Awards, and unfortunately not everyone got to bring home that big ol’ surfboard.
Ch-ch-check out all the BIG winners (below)!!! Choice Movie Actor: Sci-Fi/Fantasy Ben Affleck, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
Chris Evans, Captain America: Civil War
Chris Hemsworth, The Huntsman: Winter’s War
Henry Cavill, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
Josh Hutcherson, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part … read more
Say it ain’t so! “Sons of Anarchy” star Charlie Hunnam announced that he will not reprise his role as Raleigh Becket in the upcoming film “Pacific Rim: Maelstrom” (also known as “Pacific Rim 2”). In an interview with Yahoo! Movies, the 36-year-old actor blamed his absence on scheduling conflicts and Hollywood politics. “There was one incarnation of this sequel that involved me heavily, but I was unavailable,” Hunnam said. “They have a very definite schedule that they have to … read more
After a few false starts, the sequel to Guillermo del Toro’s 2013 sci-fi machine vs. monster movie Pacific Rim, titled Pacific Rim: Maelstrom, is finally in the early stages of production. The film recently cast Star Wars actor John Boyega as the film’s lead, seemingly replacing Charlie Hunnam and Rinko Kikuchi — who have been mysteriously absent from the sequel’s roster of talent. Despite producer del Toro’s claims that “a lot of the cast from the first movie is coming back,” it looks like Hunnam … read more