Film & Comic Con Cardiff March 2017

Once again we attended this event as ‘Official Press’ thanks to Showmasters !!!!

Held at the Cardiff Motorpoint Arena the home of South Wales geekery – during the 4th & 5th of March 2017.


img_0253Guests that attended this weekends event included:-

  • Indira Varma (Game of Thrones, Torchwood)
  • Clive Russel (Game of Thrones)
  • Jimmy Vee (Star Wars, Doctor Who)
  • Dave Prowse (Star Wars)
  • Alistair Petrie (Star Wars, Sherlock)
  • Teri McMinn (The Texas Chainsaw Massacre)
  • John Dugan (The Texas Chainsaw Massacre)
  • Katy Manning (Doctor Who)
  • Matthew Waterhouse (Doctor Who
    And many more!

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Title Revealed for STAR WARS: EPISODE VIII

Disney/LucasFilm have today released the official title for STAR WARS: EPISODE VIII:

STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI.

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Star Wars Actress Carrie Fisher Dies at 60

Carrie Fisher, the actress best known as Star Wars Princess Leia Organa, has died after suffering a heart attack at the age of 60.

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story – Spoiler free review!

Written by Lewis Mainwaring & Benjamin Gummery


Spoiler free !!!!

Following 2015’s continuation of the Star Wars Saga The Force Awakens comes the second Disney-produced Star Wars film.

This is the first in a new series of ‘stand-alone’ Star Wars ‘Anthology’ films which will tie-in with the existing universe but not form part of the main story saga. With that being said the events of Rogue One are set directly before Star Wars Episode IV – A New Hope.

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Donald Glover Cast in Han Solo Anthology Film

Lucasfilm announced today (21st October 2016) that Donald Glover, will be playing the part of Lando Calrissian in the still-untitled Han Solo Star Wars film, helmed by directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller.

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Kenny Baker, actor behind R2-D2, dies

The British actor who played R2-D2 in the Star Wars films has died at the age of 83 after a long illness.

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Kenny Baker, who was 3ft 8in tall, shot to fame in 1977 when he first played the robot character. Continue reading

Cloud City Casanova For Upcoming Star Wars Anthology Film

Cloud City casanova Lando Calrissian himself will be making an appearance in the upcoming Han Solo spin-off movie, the second planned Star Wars anthology film.

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Han Solo spin off film gets it’s leading man !!!

In recent months reports surfaced that actor Alden Ehrenreich was in final negotiations to play the role of young Han Solo in a new standalone film, and today at Star Wars Celebration the casting was confirmed.

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During the “Future Filmmakers” panel in London, directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller explained that they had auditioned 3,000 actors across the world for the coveted role, before finally landing on their choice. Ironically, Ehrenreich was not only the final choice — he was actually the first actor the directors ever saw for the role. Continue reading

Film & Comic Con Cardiff 2016

Event ReportersLewis Mainwaring & Ben Gummery


This was our third ‘con’ as ‘Official Press’ thanks to Showmasters !!!!  Held at the Cardiff Motorpoint Arena the home of South Wales geekery. Continue reading

Comic Con Cymru 2016

imageSouth Wales newest film/TV & comic convention debuted at St Davids Hall, Cardiff on 16th & 17th January 2016.
The event filled most floors of the venue’s foyer with a variety of stalls selling comics, crafts & film/TV merchandise as well as exhibits, talks, celebrity guests, autographs, cosplay & photo sessions. Offering low entry fee’s the event was well attended both days by people of all ages.

Celebrity guests included Colin Baker (Doctor Who), Nicola Bryant (Doctor Who), Ian McNeice (Doc Martin), Gareth David-Lloyd (Torchwood), Norman Lovett (Red Dwarf), Arti Shah (Star Wars), Pam Rose (Star Wars), Virginia Hey (Farscape) and many more! Continue reading