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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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Box Office Breakdown: ‘X-Men’ Battle ‘Godzilla’ for Top Spot

The fight between summer blockbusters has begun with X-Men: Days of Future Past and Godzilla, which held the number one title last weekend with $93.1 million. The monster movie remake was not enough of a pull to detract from the latest installment of the X-Men films, which took in $90.8 million. Not only did Godzilla lose its top spot, but it also saw a 67% decrease from last weekend's pull, as its earnings was $30.9 …

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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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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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Box Office Breakdown: ‘Godzilla’ Takes Down ‘Neighbors’

With $93.1 million earned at the box office this weekend, the latest Godzilla seems to justify Hollywood's thirst for remaking every film previously made. Having (easily) clawed its way to the top, Godzilla bumped last week's number one film, Neighbors, down to number two with its $25 million. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 also fell one spot to number three with $16.8 million while Million Dollar Arm debuted at number four with $10.5 million. The Other …

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Check out the first full trailer for Christopher Nolan’s ‘Interstellar’

The trailer for Christopher Nolan's Interstellar has arrived, and we are even more excited than we thought we would be. It's not often that a movie trailer just hints at the main plot lines in a movie without seemingly giving it all away. The movie will feature Matthew McConaughey, Jessica Chastain, and Anne Hathaway as a group of space explorer from Earth seek to find a new home in the galaxy where human life can …

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Harrison Ford Approached for ‘Blade Runner’ Sequel

Harrison Ford has been approached to appear in a sequel to Blade Runner. The 71-year-old action movie star is being sought to reprise his role as bounty hunter Rick Deckhard in a sequel to the sci-fi classic, originally released in 1982. Already on board with the project are Ridley Scott, who directed the original movie, and Hampton Fancher, who adapted the screenplay from Philip K. Dick's book Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Broderick Johnson …

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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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