Woody Harrelson may play mentor to Star Wars protagonist Han Solo in the film
"I'd be lying if I said there weren't pangs of regret," said JJ Abrams, who handed over director's duties to Ryan Johnson
Jennifer Lawrence, the star of the Hunger Games franchise, has earned $46 million before taxes over 12 months in part from a big upfront fee for the forthcoming movie Passengers, Forbes said
Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the seventh movie in the 40-year-old franchise, opened at theaters in most parts of the world on December 16 after a mammoth marketing campaign and glowing reviews. It reunites original cast members Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill and also introduces new characters
Leonardo DiCaprio was offered a role in the blockbuster Star Wars franchise, he confirmed. When asked if was in offered the role of Anakin Skywalker in the Star Wars prequels, Leonardo said: "I did have a meeting with George Lucas about that as well," but he, "Just didn't feel ready to take that dive"
Google has also endeared itself permanently to Star Wars fans by adding an unexpected twist to a search result that involves the film franchise's iconic opening sequence with the words 'A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away' scrolling upwards through space
Fans of Han Solo, Princess Leia and Luke Skywalker are counting the days, hours and minutes until they can see Star Wars: The Force Awakens.Star Wars has attracted generations of loyal fans ever since the first film arrived in 1977, introducing the world to The Force, Jedi knights and Darth Vader
Actor Robert Pattinson says that he han't been approached for either Indiana Jones role in a rumoured reboot of the franchise or Han Solo in a Star Wars spinoff.