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When Sly auditioned for ‘Star Wars’


August 4th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 04 (ANI): Sylvester Stallone has revealed that he did try out for the part of 'Star Wars' hero Han Solo but failed to impress the director.The Rambo star, 64, ... Read more...

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Star Wars-themed #Wookieleaks parodies circulate on Twitter


July 31st, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 31 (ANI): Leaks of top-secret military documents on Wikileaks have prompted Twitter users to post their "Star Wars"-themed parodies of the scandal days using the hash tag, #Wookieleaks.The ... Read more...

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Darth Vader actor David Prowse banned from attending ‘Star Wars’ events


July 17th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 17 (ANI): David Prowse has revealed that he has been banned from attending any 'Star Wars' events because he "annoyed" George Lucas.The 75-year-old star, who plays the physical form ... Read more...

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Creators of lightsaber say device no ‘Star Wars’ clone


July 12th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 20 (ANI): Producers of a laser device, which is being touted as another lightsaber, have brushed away claims from the makers of 'Star Wars' to cease production.Star Wars maker ... Read more...

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Star Wars creator lashes out at ‘real-life lightsaber’ manufacturers


July 8th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, July 8 (ANI): Star Wars creator George Lucas has lashed out at a company making a high-powered laser that bloggers around the world have dubbed "a real-life lightsaber".Lucasfilm is threatening legal ... Read more...

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Pro Arctic Laser Infuriates George Lucas


July 7th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri July 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The creator of the iconic Star Wars series George Lucas is up in arms against the Hong Kong based entity Wicked Lasers as the latter is ... Read more...

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Jedi clone ‘most dangerous laser ever created’ up on offer online


June 16th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 16 (ANI): A handheld laser that is being compared to Jedi's Star Wars lightsaber and is lethal enough to instantly blind or "set fire to skin and other body parts" ... Read more...

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‘Star Wars’ highest grossing summer blockbuster ever


June 14th, 2010 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
London, June 13 (IANS) "Star Wars", "E.T. The Extra Terrestrial" and "Jaws" have been named the biggest summer blockbusters of all time in that order, an online poll revealed. Hollywood.com bosses have added ... Read more...

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Darth Vader ‘Dark Side’ Diagnosis: Borderline Personality!


June 9th, 2010 - 3:29 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
A group of psychiatrists and psychologists from France believe that they have finally discovered exactly what Darth Vader's "Dark Side" is caused by.These doctors claim that they have come to the ... Read more...

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Ewan McGregor still in love with Princess Leia from Star Wars


May 22nd, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 22 (ANI): Scottish actor Ewan McGregor has revealed that he is still in love with Princess Leia from Star Wars.McGregor, 39, who played Obi-Wan Kenobi in three prequels to the ... Read more...

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‘Star Wars’ team celebrates 30th anniversary of ‘The Empire Strikes Back’


May 21st, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 21 (ANI): In one of those rare reunions, cast of Star Wars gathered together for a rare appearance to celebrate the 30th anniversary of sequel 'The Empire Strikes Back'.Peter Mayhew, ... Read more...

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George Lucas praises ‘Lost’


May 18th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 18, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Television series 'Lost', which is heading to the end of its sixth season, has received praise from director George Lucas. Lucas apparently wrote a letter to ... Read more...

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“May the 4th be with You” - Today is ‘Star Wars Day’


May 4th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 4th of May is called the ‘Star Wars Day’. Sometimes it is also referred to as ‘Luke Skywalker Day’. The 4th of May has been ... Read more...

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‘Empire Strikes Back’ best movie sequel ever


May 2nd, 2010 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 2 (IANS) "Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back" has been voted the greatest movie sequel of all time. The second instalment in the Star Wars franchise, starring ... Read more...

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Avatar fan wants a girlfriend who speaks Na’vi language!


April 26th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 26 (ANI): An American man has become such an ardent fan of sci-fi movie 'Avatar' that he dresses like one of the big, blue aliens and speaks the Na'vi language.Richard ... Read more...

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Ricky Gervais’ New Comedy Project Named “Life’s Too Short”


April 25th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Apr 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The famous English comedian, actor and director Ricky Gervais has come up with a new comedy project named " Life's too Short". The pilot of the ... Read more...

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Beckham offered rap lessons by Snoop Dogg


April 21st, 2010 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 21 (IANS) Football star David Beckham has been offered rap lessons by hip-hop artist Snoop Dogg after both became friends while shooting an Adidas advertisement together. "Beckham and I go ... Read more...

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Watch Vindu Dara Singh as ‘Funk-Key’ in Pepsi The Game Level 2


April 6th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):One has seen Vindu Dara Singh in many avatars, ranging from Lord Hanuman to the winner of Bigg Boss but no one expected the well-built man to ... Read more...

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Harrison Ford hates his celebrity status


February 26th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 26 (IANS) Hollywood star Harrison Ford hates his celebrity status as he feels that fame has cost him his privacy. The 67-year-old has enjoyed a career spanning more than 40 years, ... Read more...

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Lucas remembers Wigan as ‘kind and thoughtful’ producer


February 15th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 15 (IANS) Hollywood producer George Lucas remembers British producer Gareth Wigan as a very helpful producer and says he will "always be grateful" for his support. Wigan died in Los Angeles ... Read more...

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George Lucas Plans To Come Up With Animated Musical


February 1st, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Feb 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) George Lucas, the brain behind "Star Wars," has declared that the next production that will be hitting the theaters from his stable will be a musical. ... Read more...

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Raiders Of The Lost Ark named best action movie of all time


January 30th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 30 (ANI): Indiana Jones adventure Raiders Of The Lost Ark is the best action movie of all time, according to an online survey.The list was compiled by editors of Moviefone.com. ... Read more...

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‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’ voted best action movie


January 30th, 2010 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 29 (IANS) Harrison Ford starrer 1981 blockbuster "Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark" has been named as the best action movie of all time in a new online ... Read more...

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George Lucas plans 3-D Star Wars


January 20th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 20 (ANI): Inspired by 'Avatar', filmmaker George Lucas is planning to make 3D versions of his 'Star Wars' films.Lucas is keen to see the space franchise evolve, and wants to ... Read more...

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Ayesha Dharker hitched


January 16th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Actress Ayesha Dharker has decided to make her relationship with boyfriend Robert Taylor official. They are planning to get married in May and the engagement will be held soon.The news has ... Read more...

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For one-time carpenter Harrison Ford, acting is a craft


January 12th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 12 (IANS) For Hollywood legend Harrison Ford acting is not an art but a craft that he learnt, while he was a carpenter. The screen legend, who has starred in ... Read more...

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Pyramid-shaped UFO hovers over Moscow’s Kremlin


December 18th, 2009 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 18 (ANI): A huge pyramid-shaped UFO was spotted hovering over Russian capital Moscow's Krelim city.The movement of the unidentified flying object was captured on camera and the footage rocked Russian ... Read more...

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Original King Kong model fetches $200K at auction


November 25th, 2009 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 25 (ANI): The original "King Kong" model used in the 1933 film has been sold for about 200,000 dollars at an auction in London.The steel and metal alloy armature was ... Read more...

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Toy Story creator to receive life award


October 23rd, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 23 (ANI): Hollywood animation stalwart John Lasseter is all set to get a lifetime achievement from the Producers Guild of America.The creator and director of 'Toy Story' will become the ... Read more...

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Carrie Fisher finds comparisons to her younger, slimmer self ‘crippling’


October 6th, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 6 (ANI): Actress Carrie Fisher has hit back at critics who say she hasn't aged well.The 'Star Wars' star, 52, who was admired for her beauty in young age, ... Read more...

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Natalie Portman optimistic about recession


September 1st, 2009 - 11:37 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 1 (ANI): Natalie Portman is optimism personified, for she is convinced that the international recession has its upside, as it will allow people to rethink their priorities.The 'Star Wars' actress, ... Read more...

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Jane Fonda inks deal for new workout DVDs


July 28th, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 28 (ANI): American actress Jane Fonda, who was known as the Queen of the workout world between 1982 and 1995, is said to have signed a deal for new ... Read more...

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‘Star Wars’ concert tour to kick off in October


July 27th, 2009 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 27 (ANI): 'Star Wars' director George Lucas is set to bring alive his legendary sci-fi series through a musical concert.A symphony orchestra will be performing excerpts from John Williams' Oscar-winning ... Read more...

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“Star Wars: In Concert” This Fall


July 26th, 2009 - 6:46 pm ICT by GD
"Star Wars" is going to return to its fans once more in the form of a musical concert that is scheduled to take place in the month of October 1st this year. ... Read more...

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Jane Fonda thankful to Carrie Fisher for help in finding love again


July 24th, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 24 (ANI): Jane Fonda is grateful to 'Star Wars' actress Carrie Fisher for setting her up on a date with her new love Richard Perry.Fonda, 71, who first met ... Read more...

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