LOS ANGELES (AP) — John Lithgow joined the growing list of actors who have taken on the role of President Donald Trump, portraying the world leader in a live reading of former special counsel...
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — From animatronic aliens to droidprints in the ground, Disneyland's latest addition immerses visitors in a brand new locale in the "Star Wars" universe.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Reaction to the death of Peter Mayhew, who played Chewbacca in five "Star Wars" films and was beloved by the franchise's fans.
"No one is ever really gone," says the voice of Luke Skywalker in the first teaser trailer for "Star Wars: Episode IX," which audiences finally learned will be called "Star Wars: The Rise of...
CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the unveiling of details about the final installment of the third "Star Wars" trilogy at the Star Wars Celebration being held this weekend in Chicago (all times...
Hollywood celebrities tend to be vocal critics of President Trump and his immigration policies, but a new video by The Daily Caller demonstrates that they support walls for their own personal...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Zoo's names for three baby otters have fans joining the light side, including one well-known "Star Wars" alumnus.
The Kansas City Star reports that the Asian small-clawed otter triplets born last October have been dubbed Han, Luke and Leia. The otters were introduced to zoo-goers for the first time on Friday.
"Star Wars" star Mark Hamill says he gets annoyed when people make comparisons between President Trump and Darth Vader, because at least the fictitious supervillain eventually "repented" for his...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stan Lee's devoted fans will have a chance to mourn him alongside his friends, family and co-creators at a memorial in Hollywood on Jan. 30, organizers announced Wednesday.
Lee's company POW! Entertainment announced that it will honor the Marvel Comics mogul outside the TCL Chinese Theatre, where Lee's hand and footprints are in cement.
"Star Wars" actor Mark Hamill shared a tribute to the late Carrie Fisher Sundayafternoon,after the studio included her in theofficial cast announcementfor the upcoming "Episode IX."
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Carrie Fisher is not done with "Star Wars" after all — Lucasfilm says unreleased footage of the actress will be used in the next installment of the "Star Wars" saga to draw her character's story to an end.
The studio and writer-director J.J. Abrams announced Friday that footage of Fisher shot for 2015's "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" will be used in the ninth film in the space opera's core trilogies about the Skywalker family that includes Fisher's character, Leia.
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DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke University has announced that two lemurs were born in recent weeks at its facility dedicated to the study and care of the endangered mammals.
The Duke Lemur Center said the two infants born separately in March are blue-eyed black lemurs, among the most endangered type of lemurs. The lemurs are named Hamill and Gellar in honor of actor Mark Hamill and actress Sarah Michelle Gellar.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas is rolling out the welcome mat after "Star Wars" actor Mark Hamill tweeted about wanting to visit.
Gov. Jeff Colyer suggested Monday in a tweet that Hamill come on May 4, which fans call Star Wars Day for the wordplay on "May the Force be with you."
LONDON (AP) — Mark Hamill has tweeted that "today the whole galaxy is Irish" as he appeared as international guest of honor at Dublin's St. Patrick's Day parade.
The "Star Wars" actor, whose great-grandmother was born in Ireland, was invited to represent the Irish diaspora at the celebration. Hamill spent time on Ireland's rocky Skellig Michael island filming the most recent "Star Wars" movie, "The Last Jedi."
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant is a winner in retirement, too.
The former Los Angeles Lakers star won an Oscar in the animated short category for "Dear Basketball," a poem he wrote after ending his 20-year career on the court in 2016.
He'll add it to an already jammed trophy collection that includes five NBA championships with the Lakers, two Olympic gold medals, NBA Finals most valuable player awards, a league MVP award and four All-Star game MVP awards.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Wes Studi will take the stage at Sunday's Oscars to present an award. But the actor, among the few Native Americans included in the ceremony's 90-year history, has reason to feel like a winner.
"Exciting News!" the veteran actor tweeted when he and Gal Gadot, Mark Hamill, Eva Marie Saint and others were announced as presenters for ABC's 8 p.m. EST telecast hosted by Jimmy Kimmel.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sandra Bullock, Dave Chappelle, Christopher Walken, Rita Moreno and Helen Mirren are among the latest slate of stars set to appear on the 90th Academy Awards.
Oscar telecast producers revealed another round of celebrity presenters on Tuesday, which also includes Jane Fonda, Matthew McConaughey, Lupita Nyong'o, Nicole Kidman, Jodie Foster, Ashley Judd and Eugenio Derbez.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Wonder Woman and Luke Skywalker will be at the Academy Awards — or at least the actors who play them onscreen.
Oscar producers announced Wednesday that Gal Gadot and Mark Hamill will appear on the show, along with fellow "Star Wars" actors Oscar Isaac and Kelly Marie Tran.
Producers say Lin-Manuel Miranda, Gina Rodriguez, Armie Hammer and Zendaya also have been booked as presenters.
NEW YORK (AP) — The theatrical event in which famous actors and musicians read out memorable real letters from history is coming to America with such celebrities as Minnie Driver, Stephen Fry, Jake Gyllenhaal and Mark Hamill.
Letters Live will make its U.S. debut Feb. 26 at the Ace Hotel in Los Angeles. Ticket prices range from $50 to $200, with all profits going to charities.
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — It turns out that the galaxy far, far away of "Star Wars" legend is quite close by in the Klamath Basin, as Luke Skywalker's aunt is alive and well living in Klamath Falls.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" is off to a death star-sized start at the box office. Disney says Friday that the eighth installment in the space franchise has earned an estimated $45 million from Thursday night showings.
It's the second-highest Thursday night preview tally following the $57 million start for "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," which kicked off this modern trilogy in 2015.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Red Nose Day is returning to NBC in 2018.
The network announced Wednesday that it will support the fundraising campaign to end child poverty with a prime-time TV special on May 24, 2018.
Walgreens stores will again sell red foam noses to raise money for the campaign.
‘Star Wars’ mania grips London
LOS ANGELES (AP) — There were cheers, gasps, droid photo opportunities, casino games and more than a few standing ovations at the jam-packed world premiere of "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" Saturday night in Los Angeles, which many are already praising online.
Rian Johnson, the writer and director of the eighth installment of the franchise, dedicated the night to the late Carrie Fisher, who died after filming had completed.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Carrie Fisher may have been the "madcap Auntie Mame" to Mark Hamill's "square" homebody, but despite their differences, the Star Wars siblings got along famously right till the end.