Star Wars ‘The Empire Strikes Back’ art director passes away

We are sad to report the death of film Art Director Alan Tomkins. Tomkins was the art director for Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back. His work on the film earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Art Direction. Throughout an incredible career in film Tomkins art directed and contributed to films such as Batman Begins, A Bridge Too Far, JFK, Saving Private Ryan, Die Another Day, Natural Born Killers and Disney’s 101 Dalmations as well as numerous assisting art direction/draughtsmen credits including A View To A Kill, From Russia With Love and work on Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey.

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Disney Ditches 4K Empire Strikes Back Re-Release

Disney has rolled back on plans to release a 4K version of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back in theaters, Variety has confirmed.


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Disney to re-release Star Wars – The Empire Strikes Back in UK Cinemas

Variety has reported that Disney plans to release the remastered 4K edition of ‘Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back‘ in UK cinemas to help celebrate the films 40th anniversary and also to bolster ticket sales as cinemas re-open their doors for the first time this July after being closed since March by the UK government lockdown due to Covid-19.

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Temuera Morrison Returns to Star Wars Universe To Play Boba Fett in The Mandalorian

The Mandalorian is bringing a familiar helmet back to the Star Wars galaxy.

Temuera Morrison, who played Jango Fett in 2002’s Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones, will appear in season two of the Disney+ Star Wars series.


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Star Wars actor Alan Harris passes away

It has been reported today that sadly Star Wars actor Alan Harris has passed away aged 81.
Alan started out as a model before moving into work on stage and later in film & television.

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Celebrities Who’d Make Good Bingo Callers

Bingo is one of the most popular games in the United Kingdom and has maintained its popularity thanks to the advent of online bingo. Although it doesn’t have the same atmosphere as playing in a bingo hall, when people play bingo online, they can have just as much fun, socialising with their friends from the comfort of their own homes.

However, playing bingo at a bingo hall will allow you to interact with the caller and here, we take a look at celebrities who we think would make great bingo callers. Continue reading

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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