Star Wars Celebration Debuts New Teaser For “The Last Jedi”

Star Wars Celebration Debuts New Teaser For “The Last Jedi”
April 14 (UPI) — Starting at 11 a.m. EST, Star Wars Celebration in Orlando continues with a special panel dedicated to the next film in the Star Wars saga, The Last Jedi. Set to feature appearances from writer-director Rian Johnson and Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy along with a number of surprise guests, the panel is expected to debut the first footage of The Last Jedi. Also broadcasting live Friday is a special tribute to Carrie Fisher from Mark Hamill starting at 5:30 p.m. EST. Star Wars Celebration hosted a special star-studded panel Thursday to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Star Wars: A New Hope which opened in theaters in May of 1977. On hand were a number of Star Wars franchise star including Hamill, Harrison Ford, Anthony Daniels, Ian McDiarmid, Peter Mayhew, Billy Dee Williams, Warwick Davis, Hayden Christensen and Liam Neeson and Samuel L. Jackson who appeared in video... More

Robert Pattinson says a ‘Twilight’ reboot could be ‘fun’

Robert Pattinson says a ‘Twilight’ reboot could be ‘fun’
April 14 (UPI) — Twilight star Robert Pattinson says a reboot could be “quite fun.” The 30-year-old English actor said in an interview with Yahoo! Movies that he’d be open to reprising Edward Cullen in a new Twilight film if the movie was “radical” and “subverted” expectations. “I mean, I’m always kind of curious,” Pattinson admitted. “Anything where there’s a mass audience — or seemingly an audience for it — I always like the idea of subverting people’s expectations.” “There could be some radical way of doing it, which would be quite fun,” he said. “It’s always difficult when there’s no source material. But, yeah, I’m always curious.” Pattinson played Edward in Twilight (2008) and its four sequels, which earned over $3.3 billion at the box office. He reflected positively on his time with the series in an interview with NME in 2015. “ something that ended up being... More