Andy Serkis

Star Wars: The Force Awakens: Read Why Critics Love It... And Hate It! 2

Star Wars: The Force Awakens: Read Why Critics Love It… And Hate It!

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” could well be the biggest movie of a decade if not all time. Movie critics are falling all over themselves praising it. But a handful of reviewers are less than impressed for surprising reasons. Here’s what to expect. The movie, a reboot of the original series, picks up some 30 years after 1983’s “Return of the Jedi,” and includes cameos from Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher. The movie also stars Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew and Max von Sydow....
Star Wars Force Awakens Trailer: Does Darth Vader Return? (watch!) 4

Star Wars Force Awakens Trailer: Does Darth Vader Return? (watch!)

The first trailer for the latest “Star Wars” reboot, “The Force Awakens” provides few clues about the new movie’s plot, but can it really be a “Star Wars” epic without Darth Vader? The trailer provides one clue that the master of the dark side may be returning. Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill make return appearances along with new cast members led by “Girls” star Adam Driver and Andy Serkis from “Planet of the Apes.” Oscar-winner Lupita Nyong’o, Gwendoline Christie from “Game of Thrones” and veteran actor Max von Sydow also make up the cast....
Planet of the Apes Final Trailer: Who Are the Real Beasts? (watch!) 6

Planet of the Apes Final Trailer: Who Are the Real Beasts? (watch!)

Gary Oldman leads a pack of surviving humans bent on revenge in the latest and final trailer for “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,” the second film in the 20th Century Fox reboot of the sci-fi series. It’s hard to tell who the real savages are. The apes, led by Caesar, take on more and more human qualities, including the ability to wage war. Andy Serkis, Jason Clarke, Keri Russell, Toby Kebbell, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Enrique Murciano and Kirk Avecedo. ...
John Boyega Emerges as Big Winner in Star Wars VII Casting (Video) 8

John Boyega Emerges as Big Winner in Star Wars VII Casting (Video)

John Boyega, a British actor, best known for playing Moses in the 2011 indie sci-fi film “Attack the Block,” has scored what could be a major breakout role in the new Disney-produced “Star Wars” trilogy. Casting for the film has been clouded in mystery, with most of the attention focused on whether stars from the original film would make appearances. As it turns out, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford will all reprise their roles. ...
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Hobbit Sickening (Literally!) 3D Triggers Dizziness, Headache in Some

Some movie-goers who have gone to see the new 3D action/adventure fantasy, “The Hobbit,” are getting more action than they bargained for. The movie is causing some to feel dizzy or even nauseous. The culprit is Director Peter Jackson, who tried to give the film some extra 3D pop with a new high-speed camera. Martin Freeman stars in the fantasy film as Bilbo Baggins along with Ian McKellen as Gandalf the Grey, Richard Armitage as Thorin Oakenshield, Ian Holm as old Bilbo Baggins and Andy Serkis as Gollum....
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Martin Freeman First Look at New Hobbit TV Ad (video, photos)

Martin Freeman as Hobbit Bilbo Baggins is front and center in the first wave of promotion for the upcoming film “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,” based on the masterful trilogy by J.R.R Tolkien. Cate Blanchett is also stunning as elven queen Galadriel. The movie, which hits theaters in December, is featured in its first television spot and Empire magazine is running a special preview of the epic movie, complete with five separate covers. The covers provide looks at Freeman as Baggins, Blanchett as Galadriel Richard Armitage as dwarf leader Thorin Oakenshield, Sir Ian McKellen as Gandalf and the animated Gollum....