JJ Abrams: We should've revealed Star Trek villain sooner

2013-12-04 17:00

JJ Abrams has admitted he made a mistake not revealing the identity of his Star Trek Into Darkness villain, Kahn, who was played by Benedict Cumberbatch, sooner.

International Emmys to honor JJ Abrams

2013-11-25 20:00

JJ Abrams may be immersed in a galaxy far, far away these days, but he's taking a break from pre-production work on the new Star Wars film to accept a special honour at the 41st International Emmy Awards Gala.

We have a final date for the next Star Wars

2013-11-08 19:00

Star Wars has put a date to the release of Episode VII - 18 December 2015.

Joe Cornish to direct Star Trek 3?

2013-11-04 22:00

Attack of the Block director Joe Cornish is reportedly being considered to direct Star Trek 3 , replacing JJ Abrams.

George Lucas in cahoots with JJ Abrams about Star Wars

2013-10-09 18:30

George Lucas is "constantly talking" to Star Wars Episode VII director JJ Abrams about the direction of the new film, according to his son Jett.

Star Trek star for Star Wars VII?

2013-09-04 18:52

Benedict Cumberbatch has reportedly signed up for Star Wars VII and will be the first name revealed by Lucasfilm for the cast of the highly anticipated follow-up.

Star Trek Into Darkness (3D)

2013-06-06 08:52

Star Trek Into Darkness is, without a doubt, an action movie.

New Star Wars movie to be shot in UK

2013-05-13 13:24

Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kenned says the company has reached a deal with British Treasury chief George Osborne to film Star Wars: Episode VII in the UK.

J.J. Abrams: Star Trek must be sexy

2013-04-27 09:03

J.J. Abrams says Star Trek: Into Darkness "has to be sexy" as it explores the unlikely relationship between Uhura and Spock, played by Zoë Saldana and Zachary Quinto.

Harrison Ford ready for Star Wars return

2013-03-20 18:03

Harrison Ford says he is looking forward to reprising his iconic Star Wars role as Han Solo in the forthcoming extension of the sci-fi franchise.


Sean Bean and Brazil's Montenegro win Emmys

2013-11-26 13:41

Sean Bean and Fernanda Montenegro have won acting awards at the International Emmys, while JJ Abrams was honoured.

R2-D2 could make a Star Wars comeback

2013-11-16 11:00

R2-D2 may return in Star Wars: Episode VII after director JJ Abrams appeared to hint at his comeback by posting a picture on Twitter.

Anyone could land a leading role in the new Star Wars movie

2013-11-07 15:39

Open auditions are being held for Star Wars: Episode VII in the UK and Ireland after a casting notice was posted on Twitter.

At this point we are more likely to build the Death Star than see a new Star Wars movie

2013-11-02 16:00

The team behind Star Wars: Episode VII have asked Disney to delay the release after the exit of writer Michael Arndt.

No more Star Trek for JJ Abrams

2013-09-13 19:00

JJ Abrams has confirmed he will not direct the next Star Trek movie but is "jealous" of whoever will take the reins on the space franchise.

Star Wars set for Christmas release?

2013-08-21 19:00

Star Wars Episode VII is allegedly going to be pushed back to a Christmas release date to give director JJ Abrams more time to complete production.

Tom Cruise drops out of Man From U.N.C.L.E

2013-05-28 16:44

Tom Cruise has reportedly dropped out of Guy Ritchie's big screen adaptation of Man From U.N.C.L.E to focus on Mission: Impossible 5 .


The hot stars of Star Trek Into Darkness - Chris Pine, Alice Eve, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana and Benedict Cumberbatch - take to the intergalactic white carpet for the UK premiere of the much-anticipated sequel in London, England. Star Trek Into Darkness opens in SA cinemas on 14 June.

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Star Wars films coming yearly from 2015

2013-04-18 09:10

Walt Disney chairman Alan Horn has announced that the studio plans to release films set in a galaxy far, far away every year starting in 2015.

Carrie Fisher confirms Star Wars return

2013-03-07 15:21

Carrie Fisher has revealed that she will reprise her role as Princess Leia in the forthcoming sequel Star Wars: Episode VII .

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