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Articles Tagged 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

Jon Hamm as Han Solo in ‘Star Wars’ Audition Tapes from ‘SNL’

WATCH: Jon Hamm and Matthew McConaughey Audition for ‘Star Wars’

Everyone wanted to be Star Wars‘ most recent outing The Force Awakens, it seems. And by “everyone,” we mean everyone. A secret tape of auditions released by director J.J. Abrams in November showed how Sofía Vergara, David Beckham, and Jon Hamm also auditioned for roles in the movie. (It just may have had something to […]

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WATCH: Daisy Ridley Raps About Filming ‘Star Wars’

Star Wars: The Force Awakens star John Boyega takes credit for co-star Daisy Ridley‘s budding rap career. The film has been released on DVD with bonus features, where Boyega says, “I’ve got a good eye for talent. And Daisy was doing a little rap one day. And I said, ‘You know what, I can make […]

Actress Daisy Ridley attends the premiere of Walt Disney Pictures and Lucasfilm’s “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” at the Dolby Theatre on December 14, 2015 in Hollywood, California.

WATCH: Daisy Ridley’s Audition for ‘The Force Awakens’

Buzzfeed have gotten hold of a clip of Daisy Ridley’s audition tape for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and it shows how the relative newcomer nailed the part of Rey right from the beginning. They didn’t make it easy for her, that’s for sure. Daisy had to read the most powerful scene in the movie: […]


WATCH: ‘Harry Potter’ Recut To Match ‘The Force Awakens’ Trailer

Last year’s release of the trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens was a mini-premiere all of its own, with fan reactions hitting a rate of 17,000 tweets per minute and people getting very emotional indeed. But what happens if you take another beloved movie and re-edit a trailer to match each scene? First megafan Michael Furth tried it, […]

Star Who, anyone? (Photos: Lucasfilm/BBC)

‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: Sparks Fly When Fandoms Collide

Welcome to the Doctor Who’s Day roundup, a cornucopia of temporal trivia and spacey stuff that we’ve unearthed from the internet over the past seven days. And this week we’ve mainly been marveling at the ways in which fandoms can be overlaid on one another, and create spellbinding results. Lots of people saw this fan-made […]


WATCH: The ’Star Wars’ Low-Budget Trailer

At this point we feel like people who were wanting to see Star Wars: The Force Awakens have done so (maybe more than once). Whether moviegoers stood in line for hours to be one of the first or went to the theater a few weeks after the film’s initial release date, it’s like, “Now what?” If you find yourself […]

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ (Photo: Lucasfilm)

WATCH: John Boyega Talks BB-8 Down From The Ledge

Some of the cast of Star Wars: The Force Awakens appear to be handling all the attention better than others. John Boyega, for example, has come out ahead of pretty much everyone as the actor best placed to deal with international press junkets, intrusive questions, media assumptions about his upbringing and whatnot. As for poor […]


WATCH: ‘Star Wars’ Impressions Keep Coming

Gwendoline Christie (Game of Thrones) is one of the many familiar faces who star in the recently released Star Wars: The Force Awakens. We won’t spoil anything for you by revealing her role, but we can say … she’s not Chewbacca. Even so, she decides to give a Chewie impression a go when sitting down […]

Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Photo: Lucasfilm)

WATCH: Weather Forecast Riddled With ‘Star Wars’ Puns

Darth Vader helmets are all the way off for Sian Welby, weather presenter from the British Channel 5, who managed to pepper yesterday’s (ahem) forcecast with as many Star Wars puns as possible without (and this is the key detail) spoiling the information she was attempting to impart. So, among many other excellent items of […]


‘Star Wars’ Review Roundup: The Force Has Returned

The embargo on Star Wars: The Force Awakens reviews has finally been lifted. So, after those dodgy prequels, has the force returned to the Star Wars franchise? Does the film live up to the unprecedented hype? If the nearly unanimous critical praise is anything to go on, the answer is a definitive “yes.” Here’s just […]

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