Avengers Endgame overtakes Avatar as biggest film ever

After a decade at the top, Avatar has been overtaken by Avengers: Endgame as the highest-grossing film ever. The Marvel blockbuster, starring Robert Downey Jr, Chris Hemsworth and Scarlett Johansson, has now taken $2.79 billion worldwide. In the US and the UK, however, the film is yet to reach the top spot, which is held […]

Disney confirms release dates for new Star Wars films

Disney has announced the release dates for three new Star Wars films. The first of the as-yet-untitled movies will be released on December 16, 2022, with further instalments following on December 20, 2024 and December 18, 2026. The new films will follow Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, which will hit the big screens at […]

Chewbacca actor Peter Mayhew dies aged 74

Star Wars actor Peter Mayhew has been remembered as a ‘kind and gentle man’ and the ‘gentlest of giants’ by his co-stars Harrison Ford and Mark Hamill following his death aged 74. The British-American actor, who was 7ft 3in, was known for playing Chewbacca in the sci-fi films, the hairy Wookiee character who was a […]

WATCH: Trailer released for final Star Wars film

The title of the final film in the third Star Wars sequel trilogy has been announced, along with a first look at it. Presented by JJ Abrams the teaser-trailer for ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ at a special event in Chicago It was later released on Twitter, with the caption: “Every generation has a […]