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Samuel L. Jackson Shocked by Harrison Ford’s Set Accident

Samuel L. Jackson was surprised to hear about Harrison Ford's injuries. The 65-year-old actor was shocked by news that Harrison - who has reprised his role as Hans Solo in the sci-fi franchise - was crushed by a hydraulic door on set of the Star Wars: Episode VII last week, and insists the accident wouldn't have been his fault: "I'm sure it wasn't because he wanted to or it was something he was doing... I'm …

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Cumberbatch Gets Judi Dench to Star in ‘Richard III’

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Judi Dench agreed to star in an adaptation of Richard III after a public plea from Benedict Cumberbatch over the weekend. The veteran actress was taking part in a question and answer session at the Hay Festival in Powys, Wales when the Sherlock star - who will take on the title role in the BBC drama this autumn - jumped at the chance to pin her down to the project following lengthy rumors he was …

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Carrie Fisher: ‘Star Wars’ Cast Looked a Little Melted

Carrie Fisher says that the original Star Wars cast looked "a little melted" when they met ahead of shooting on Episode VII. The 57-year-old actress reprises her role as Princess Leia in the blockbuster sequel alongside alongside Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew and Kenny Baker who are also returning to the franchise. She admits it was reassuring to see that everyone's appearance had changed 37 years on from the original. When talking …

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Julianne Moore: Hollywood Can Make You Feel Empty

Julianne Moore believes the Hollywood lifestyle can leave people feeling "empty." The 53-year-old actress stars in David Cronenberg's latest movie Maps to the Stars as ruthless Havana Segrand, a fading star living among the Hollywood elite, and admits the character shows what can go wrong in the movie . "Oh, I wouldn't say she's a monster, although it's true she does behave monstrously at times. She's one of these creatures that are very common in …

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Quote of the Day: Vin Diesel on Voicing Groot

"It was the month after the accident happened with my brother Paul Walker and it was the first time I had worked since. Although it was challenging, just to get back to work was therapeutic — especially as Groot. There was an innocence about the character that was just refreshing — and it may have been more challenging under other circumstances, but at that time, it was very therapeutic." - Vin Diesel shares how voicing …

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Angelina Jolie Perfected ‘Maleficent’ Voice on Her Kids

Angelina Jolie perfected her voice for Maleficent while bathing her kids. The 38-year-old star tried out a number of different way of talking with her brood - Maddox, 12, Pax, 10, Zahara, nine, Shiloh, seven, and twins Knox and Vivienne, five - to perfect the way she should talk as the evil queen in the new Disney movie: "I would give them baths and I would try different voices on them, on different nights. I …

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Elizabeth Olsen Nervous About Starring in ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’

Elizabeth Olsen is nervous about starring in Avengers: Age of Ultron. The 25-year-old actress is one of the new stars to join the cast of the superhero movie - in which she will play the Scarlett Witch, alongside newcomer Aaron Taylor-Johnson, who will portray Quicksilver - and worries she has not had the same opportunity for character development as returning cast members. "It is intimidating going into a production where everyone has their characters fully …

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Philip Seymour Hoffman Will Not Appear via CGI in ‘Mockingjay’

Philip Seymour Hoffman will not be digitally recreated to appear in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1. The actor tragically died in February of a heroin overdose before he could complete the sci-fi film and director Francis Lawrence is determined to include the star in the scenes he couldn't complete, but will not settle for digitally enhancing his image into the movie. "We finished the majority of his work. I think he might have had …

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‘Alien’ Artist H.R. Giger Dies

Surrealist artist H.R. Giger - one of the driving creative forces between 1979's Alien - died today in Zurich after complications from a fall. The 74-year-old Swiss was known for his dark but brilliant fascination in humanity's relationship with machines. Having been brought to Hollywood by El Topo director Alejandro Jodorowsky to work on his unrealized Dune, Giger went on to work in sci-fi films like Alien, for which he won an Oscar (it's worth …

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Bryan Cranston: Godzilla Couldn’t Make Meth

Bryan Cranston thinks that Godzilla would be "horrible" at making crystal meth. The Breaking Bad actor, who sold the drug as Walter "Heisenberg" White in the series, joked about the monster not being able to make it at the premiere of his new movie at the Odeon in London's Leicester Square last night. "I think Godzilla would be horrible at making crystal meth. You've got to be very refined to be able to make it. …

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