Tag Archives: Carrie Fisher

The Last Jedi Hits $1B In Grosses, #1 For 2017

Variety reports: Disney-Lucasfilm’s “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” has cleared the $1 billion milestone in worldwide grosses in less than three weeks. “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” pulled in $120.4 million globally on the New Year’s Eve weekend with $52.4 million at 4,232 domestic venues and $68 million internationally during the Friday-Sunday period. “The Last Jedi” is now the eighth …

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TRAILER: Star Wars: The Last Jedi

The Verge recaps: There’s a lot to take in with this new trailer: there’s a new look at Rey’s training on Ahch-To with Luke Skywalker, who tells her that he’s only seen power like hers once before — and that it didn’t scare him enough. He’s presumably talking about Kylo Ren, who we see piloting his fighter, only to hesitate …

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Star Wars Pays Tribute To Carrie Fisher [VIDEO]

1.4M views overnight. CBS reports: It wouldn’t be a celebration of 40 years of “Star Wars” without a touching Carrie Fisher tribute. And that’s exactly what happened at the Star Wars Celebration in Orlando, Florida, which also included a surprise Harrison Ford appearance, a John Williams performance and jokes about George Lucas’ dialogue. Attendees were treated to that and more …

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TRAILER: Bright Lights

Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds. Tomorrow night on HBO. The Guardian reviews: Their differences extended down to their dogs. Dwight, a perfectly poof-y white Coton de Tulear, stays with the elegant and eternally camera-ready Debbie. But good luck keeping your eyes off Gary, the dark, panting bulldog with his slobbery tongue drooping out of the side his mouth. Gary was …

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Charlie Sheen Asks God To Kill Trump “Next”

The Washington Times reports: Actor Charlie Sheen is under fire for a tweet wishing death upon President-elect Donald Trump. His tweet, which read, “Dear God; Trump next, please! Trump next, please! Trump next, please! Trump next, please! Trump next, please! Trump next, please!” — punctuated with a middle finger emoji — was posted just hours after it was announced that …

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BREAKING: Debbie Reynolds Dies At Age 84

The Associated Press reports: Debbie Reynolds has died after being rushed to the hospital Wednesday, her son told The Associated Press. She was 84. Earlier in the day, TMZ and the Los Angeles Times said she suffered a medical emergency. It’s been a tragic week for the iconic Hollywood family. Reynolds lost her daughter, Carrie Fisher, on Tuesday. Fisher died …

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Debbie Reynolds Hospitalized For Possible Stroke

TMZ reports: Debbie Reynolds just suffered a medical emergency, which we’re told is a possible stroke … and EMTs just raced to the scene, TMZ has learned. Debbie was at her son Todd Fisher’s home in Beverly Hills and just after 1 PM someone from the house called 911. We’re told 84-year-old Debbie, whose daughter, Carrie, died Tuesday, has been …

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Star Wars: Episode VIII Will Still Feature Carrie Fisher

Variety reports: Carrie Fisher’s death Tuesday at the age of 60 has left her involvement in a number of film and television projects unresolved. Chief among them is her ongoing role in the Star Wars franchise. The eighth film in the series, in which Fisher appears as Leia Organa, wrapped shooting in July and is now in post-production. Sources tell …

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Cinnabon Blasted For Carrie Fisher Tweet

Via Raw Story: As news of Carrie Fisher’s death at the age of 60 permeated social media Tuesday, fans of the “Star Wars” actress took to Twitter to mourn the tragic loss of an unparalleled heroine. But while users reminisced over Fisher’s incredible talent, wit and spirit, a certain mall-and-airport-based sticky bun brand opted to send off a rather tasteless …

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Alex Jones: Did Hollywood’s Mafia Kill Carrie Fisher?

He’s just asking! Brian Tashman reports at Right Wing Watch: Radio conspiracy theorist Alex Jones reacted to the death of Carrie Fisher today by wondering if the late actress was actually murdered by people trying to make money off of her recently released book. Jones, who said that he was only speculating, compared Fisher’s passing to the death of Joan …

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BREAKING: Carrie Fisher Dies At Age 60

DAMMIT. NBC News reports: “Star Wars” has lost its most beloved princess. Carrie Fisher, best known for her portrayal of the plucky Princess Leia in George Lucas’ epic intergalactic movie series, died Tuesday, days after suffering a heart attack on a plane. She was 60 years old. “It is with a very deep sadness that Billie Lourd confirms that her …

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Carrie Fisher In Critical Condition After Cardiac Episode

The Los Angeles Times reports: “Star Wars” actress Carrie Fisher was in critical condition Friday after suffering a “cardiac episode” during a flight from London to Los Angeles, according to emergency officials. Fisher, 60, was rushed to the hospital by Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics shortly after noon, after her flight touched down at LAX. A source who said they …

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Star Wars Cast Sings Star Wars Theme [VIDEO]

Stereogum recaps: Daisy Ridley, Oscar Isaac, John Boyega, Adam Driver, Gwendoline Christie, Lupita Nyongo, Carrie Fisher, various droids, and Chewbacca all joined Fallon and the Roots to Pentatonix the shit out of it. They even got grumpy old Harrison Ford to show up for a couple of seconds. And you know what? It’s great! It’s so fun!

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Carrie Fisher & Ellen Sell Star Wars Tickets [VIDEO]

Via People: Carrie Fisher and Ellen DeGeneres heard the call of disappointed Star Wars fans who couldn’t nab tickets to the opening night of the newest installment, so they took to the street. The actress, who is reprising her role as Princess Leia in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, stood on the side of a busy Los Angeles roadway with …

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Carrie Fischer: Don’t Out C3PO

Carrie Fisher appeared on out British comedian Alan Carr’s show yesterday. The camp comic was thrilled to have the American star, famous for playing Princess Leia, on his sofa. She had come on to plug the new Star Wars movie, out next year. But Carr, 37, caused a stir when he suggested having a role in the film himself. He …

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