On December 6, 1977, BBC One airs its current affairs programme, Nationwide, featuring an interview with Carrie Fisher by presenter John Stapleton. Star Wars would premiere in London three weeks later, on December 27, at the Dominion cinema and the Leicester Square Theatre.
Some behind-the-scenes footage of Carrie Fisher, Harrison Ford and Mark Hamill taking a break in the Death Star set. Note the cigarette between Ford’s fingers. On November 28, 2019, “Star Wars” posted a featurette, “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker,” talking about the legacy of the franchise. Notice the footage at 1:12: What happened to […]
How big a Star Wars fan are you? Do you know the answers to the following questions: Who was the first Star Trek actor involved with Star Wars? Were Luke and Leia originally twins, according to George Lucas? How old were Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher at the time of casting? What were the Whills? […]
On April 16, 2015, Star Wars Celebration Anaheim premiered Star Wars: The Force Awakens teaser #2, to the roaring enthusiasm to the fans in attendance, and to the world itself through the internet. Shortly thereafter, filmmaker Oskar Arnarson thought it’d be fun to show Matthew Mcconaughey’s reaction to the teaser, mashing footage from Interstellar: Episode […]
From 1975 to 1978, Charles Lippincott–the marketing and publicity maestro for the Star Wars Corporation, conducted interviews with the movie’s cast and crew. He would use these to write The Making of Star Wars, a project that he ultimately dropped. Years later, Jonathan Rinzler used the interviews for The Making of Star Wars. Now that […]
During the making of The Empire Strikes Back, Carrie Fisher is interviewed about the production. In this excerpt, she talks about the difficulty in saying some of the lines. Uploaded May 15, 2014.
On September 20, 1977, Gary Kurtz, Carrie Fisher, and Harrison Ford appeared on a French TV show, Spécial Cinéma, hosted by Christian Defaye. On May 16, 2014, Bertha Rand uploaded a video of Ford’s part in the interview. Here it is: This clip is also available at Les Archives de la Radio Télévision Suisse.
It’s official. The cast of Star Wars VII has now been announced. Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew and Kenny Baker will be reprising their roles for the new film. Joining them will be John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, and Max von Sydow. The […]