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  • 'Star Wars: Episode VII': Peter Mayhew to reprise Chewbacca role

    'Star Wars: Episode VII': Peter Mayhew to reprise Chewbacca role
    As Han Solo once said, it's not wise to upset a Wookiee. So it's probably good news for all involved that Peter Mayhew, the 7-foot-3-inch British actor famous for playing the hairy hero Chewbacca, is now set to reprise his role in the highly anticipated...
  • Academy Taps Smithsonian Director to Run Movie Museum

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has tapped museum veteran Kerry Brougher as director of its new Academy Museum, sources told Variety. Brougher, the current interim director and chief curator of the Smithsonian's Hirshhorn Museum, will...
  • 'Big Bang Theory,' 'Scandal' Top Thursday; 'Surviving Jack' Steady for Fox

    CBS' "The Big Bang Theory" and ABC's "Scandal" remained the hottest shows on Thursday this week, ranking as the top draws among young adults as the nets tied for the demo lead. ABC helped its cause by airing a special "Shark Tank" leading off the night....
  • Harrison Ford 'Curious and Excited' About Possibility of 'Blade Runner' Sequel

    Though eyes have been on Harrison Ford lately with "Star Wars: Episode VII" news, he's got his eye on a "Blade Runner" sequel -- at least, that's what he told Redditors during his Ask Me Anything on Sunday. When asked how he felt about a sequel to Ridley...
  • GDC 2015 returns to San Francisco March 2-6, 2015

    GamerHub.tv The 2014 Game Developers Conference (GDC), the world's largest and longest-running event serving professionals dedicated to the art and science of making games, set an attendance record with more than 24,000 industry professionals at last...
  • Global Location Report: 5 Film Spots in the News

    GEORGIA Over the past few weeks no location has been in the news more than Georgia, site of the tragic railroad accident that killed crew member Sarah Jones during the filming of Gregg Allman biopic "Midnight Rider." The incident -- which has renewed...
  • Dominic Monaghan Wants to Be in 'Star Wars'

    Will Dominic Monaghan play a jedi in the upcoming "Star Wars: Episode VII"? Probably not, but the actor has talked to his "Lost" exec producer J.J. Abrams about appearing in the film. "Give me a lightsaber, I'll do anything," Monaghan told DweebCast...
  • Is Disney's Big-Game Hunting Paying Off?

    Compared with the sizable acquisitions Disney CEO Bob Iger has made in the past, his $500 million-plus payout for Maker Studios last week seems downright thrifty. But the purchase not only moved Disney-watchers to question Maker's value, it also had...
  • 'Big Bang Theory' Teams with Lucasfilm For 'Star Wars' Episode

    CBS' geek-fueled "The Big Bang Theory" and Lucasfilm are collaborating for a special "Star Wars" episode. "The Big Bang Theory" has teamed with a group of special effects technicians from Lucasfilm's Industrial Light & Magic to re-create Dagobah, the...
  • Ed Catmull's 'Creativity, Inc.' is a thoughtful look at Pixar

    Animation giant Pixar uses technology only as a means to an end; its films are rooted in human concerns, not computer wizardry. The same can be said of the new book "Creativity, Inc.," Ed Catmull's endearingly thoughtful explanation of how the studio he...
  • Disney reveals film plans at annual shareholder meeting

    Walt Disney Co. held its annual meeting in Portland, Ore., on Tuesday and used the occasion to reveal a few tidbits about its forthcoming film projects, including a pair of animated sequels and the company's first "Star Wars" picture. Shareholders of...