Australian Actor Says Admiral Ackbar Will Be In 'The Force Awakens'

10/5/2015 8:44pm EDT
Admiral Ackbar
That's what the Australian actor who played the leader of the Rebellion in Return of the Jedi says.

Tim Rose told the Australian Associated Press (AAP) (via The Australian) that he'll be reprising his 1983 role as the amphibious Mon Calamari commander in the highly anticipated seventh episode of the beloved sci-fi saga -- but he's not too thrilled about the secrecy surrounding the film.

"I'm very frustrated by that. Out of the need to be secret, we're not actually able to get everything we need to do our jobs as well as we could," he says. "And as someone who has been doing it for 35 year...

Benicio Del Toro In 'Star Wars'?

9/5/2015 3:26pm EDT
Benecio Del Toro
After much speculation, Benicio Del Toro has opened up about his involvement in the next "Star Wars" franchise sequel. Del Toro was reportedly in competition with Joaquin Phoenix for a part in the film, which begins shooting next year.

Del Toro pretty much confirmed he was cast in the sci-fi blockbuster by admitting he has been ordered to stay quiet about the project.

He told Spanish radio station, "Star Wars is coming up, we will see how that turns out. I think we start shooting in March."

He added, "They don't let me talk too much about it, I'm like the villain."

J.J. Abra...

Disney's Making A 'Jungle Cruise' Movie, And It'll Star Dwayne Johnson

8/19/2015 11:53pm EDT
Dwayne Johnson Cast In 'Jungle Cruise,' Disney's Latest Theme Pa
Dwayne Johnson’s taking a Jungle Cruise for Disney. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Furious 7 and future Moana star has just signed on to a film adaptation of Disney’s famous Jungle Cruise theme park ride.

Here’s what we know about the film so far: John Requa and Glenn Ficarra, the screenwriters behind this year’s Will Smith con man movie Focus, will write the script for Jungle Cruise. They also directed Focus (and Crazy, Stupid, Love, but it’s not yet clear if they’ll direct the pic too).

Big news! Goal is to make this insanely cool and fun for fans 'round the globe. #Adventur...

'Star Wars: Rogue One' Has A Cast, A Plot And A New Title

8/17/2015 9:36pm EDT
Main Cast And First Image From 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' Re
"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" wasn't the only story from a galaxy far, far away getting all the buzz at Disney's D23 Expo in Anaheim, Calif., over the weekend.

Lots of new details about the first live-action spinoff film in George Lucas's space saga were revealed, including the main cast, the first image from the film, the plot details and even a new title.

For starters, the title has been changed from "Star Wars Anthology: Rogue One" to "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story." Back in April, director Gareth Edwards ("Godzilla") and Lucasfilm head Kathleen Kennedy revealed that the planned series...

Zac Efron To Take His Shirt Off For Another Film

8/10/2015 3:21pm EDT
Zac Efron In Talks To Join Dwayne Johnson In 'Baywatch' Movie
Former "High School Musical" star Zac Efron is in talks to star in the upcoming "Baywatch" film opposite Dwayne Johnson. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the project has spent years in development, but now that director Seth Gordon is on board, casting is finally moving forward.

The film will center on a serious lifeguard (Johnson), who is forced to pair up with a rule breaker (Efron) to battle an oil tycoon intent on wreaking destruction on their beach.

Production on the project is projected to begin in February 2016.

The TV series ran from 1989 to 2001 and starred David Hasselhoff ...

Bill Murray To Appear In New 'Ghostbusters' Film?

8/10/2015 8:26am EDT
Bill Murray To Make Cameo In 'Ghostbusters' All-Female Reboot
The rumors are true, Bill Murray will appear in the latest "Ghostbusters" film.

According to Entertainment Weekly, the actor will make an appearance in the series' reboot, directed by Paul Feig.

“It’s really hard to recreate something that was so beautiful, so wonderful,” he said last year after both the reboot and its all-female cast were revealed. It was rumored that Murray was against remaking the film without all the original cast members.

The actor and former "Saturday Night Live" star played Dr. Peter Venkman in the original "Ghostbusters" (1984) and in "Ghostbusters II" (1989).


Benicio Del Toro Might Be The Next Big 'Star Wars' Villain

7/22/2015 2:47am EDT
Benicio Del Toro
Benicio del Toro is the latest actor to join the Star Wars franchise. According to The Wrap, the Puerto Rican actor is negotiating to join the upcoming Star Wars: Episode VIII. It seems he's not a lock just yet- The Wrap reports that del Toro has been offered a major role in the sequel, but he's yet to officially say "yes." Still, it's Star Wars- who'd really say no?

We barely know anything about Star Wars: Episode VIII (heck, we barely know anything about The Force Awakens, and that one hits theaters in a couple months), but we do know the barest of bare bones about the character del Toro...

One Direction's Niall Horan To Be In A Zombie Movie?

7/14/2015 11:01am EDT
Comic-Con 2015: Nick Carter, Joey Fatone Want One Direction's Ni
Backstreet Boys member Nick Carter is making a movie with former 'N Sync member Joey Fatone and revealed he wants current boy bander Niall Horan of One Direction involved as well!

At San Diego's 2015 Comic-Con, Carter revealed that fellow Backstreet Boy singer A.J. Mclean and 'N Sync's Joey Fatone would star in his new film "Dead 7."

Let the screaming begin!

Carter revealed in detail to E! News, "I wanted my friends in the film with me. What is more fun than riding horses and being zombies shooting things? Even as a kid I loved horror films, this was always something I wanted to do."


Marisa Tomei Cast As Spider-Man's Aunt May, But Fans Think She's Too Young And Too Hot

7/9/2015 12:36am EDT
Marisa Tomei
'Spider-Man' fans have patiently waited for their favorite web-slinger to return to the Marvel fold for a long time now, and that's finally going to happen in 2017.

What they'll be getting when the next major installment in the franchise drops is another film with another new cast, although this time around Sony will be getting help from Marvel Studios, and as we know everything they touch virtually turns to gold.

Tom Holland was cast as Peter Parker/Spider-Man last month, and the latest casting decision is generating a bit of controversy after Variety reported on Wednesday that actress M...

Spider-Man Reboot Has A New Lead

6/23/2015 1:49pm EDT
Tom Holland Is Spider-Man: British Actor Cast As The New Web-Sli
Sony Pictures and Marvel have chosen Tom Holland to star in the next Spider-Man film. A relative newcomer, Holland won rave reviews for playing the title role in "Billy Elliot the Musical" on the West End.

Producer Amy Pascal said in a statement, "Sony, Marvel, Kevin [Feige] and I all knew that for Peter Parker, we had to find a vibrant, talented young actor capable of embodying. With Tom, we’ve found the perfect actor to bring Spider-Man’s story into the Marvel Cinematic Universe."

The British-born actor, 19, also played Ewan McGregor and Naomi Watts' son in 2012 film "The Impossible." ...