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Harrison Ford 'sedated' at Comic-Con

Harrison Ford 'sedated' at Comic-Con

Jul 23 2013, 10:50am CDT | by Bang Movies

Harrison Ford joked he was ''lightly sedated'' when talking about his new film 'Ender's Game' at Comic-Con. The 71-year-old actor made his first appearance at the convention in San Diego,...

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Harrison Ford 'sedated' at Comic-Con

Jul 23 2013, 10:50am CDT | by Bang Movies

Harrison Ford joked he was ''lightly sedated'' when talking about his new film 'Ender's Game' at Comic-Con.

The 71-year-old actor made his first appearance at the convention in San Diego, California, to promote his new sci-fi movie, and admitted he is just pleased to get any acting jobs he can nowadays.

He quipped: ''I'm here of my own [...] just slightly sedated and ready to bring attention to this movie.

''I don't know if I'm Beatlemania but I'm pleased to be working at all, I'm glad to be here.''

Ford was joined at the event by his 'Ender's Game' director Gavin Hood, who joked he is still surprised that the Hollywood legend signed up for the motion picture.

He said: ''You send a script to an actor and you hope for the best ... we put the script together and we were like, 'If Harrison could do the script that would be amazing.'

''We sent a script to his agent, which I'm sure is in a pile with thousands of others. Somehow, I guess you will have to ask him, he read the script.''

Ford will play headmaster Colonel Hyrum Graff, who is tasked with training Ender Wiggin (Asa Butterfield) at a space school to defeat an alien enemy and save the human race.

Hood added: ''We got a call from his agent and they said, 'Harrison likes the script, and we were like, 'OK! Really? That's great! He doesn't want to play Ender does he?'

''Then we met and we discussed and I think he was auditioning me, not the other way round, and I guess I passed the audition and I'm thrilled to have him.''

Ford previously appeared at Comic-Con in handcuffs in 2010 to promote his film 'Cowboys and Aliens'. The stunt was thought to have been in reference to an earlier incident in which two men fought while waiting for the panel discussion of the film.

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Real-Life Heroes: Actors That Saved Lives!

Oct 24 2014 3:45pm CDT | Source: movie pilot

With the incredible story of how The Walking Dead's Laurie Holden participated in a covert operation to free 55 Columbian sex slaves, it's worth taking a look at the amazing heroics that some of our favorite actors and actresses have performed to help out their fellow humans. It's enough that they portray characters we love, but what makes me fall in love with an actor or actress is their humanity in real lif ...
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The Star Wars Cast Sure Have Changed Since That Galaxy Far, Far Away

Oct 24 2014 5:35am CDT | Source: movie pilot

Love Star Wars? Of course you do. It's awesome.Sadly, though, that also means you're most likely being gripped by the same existential angst that I - and the whole of the Moviepilot team - have, otherwise known as 'Literally Cannot Wait for Episode VII Fever.'Never fear, though - there's a solution - which is lucky, really... I was starting to hallucinate Ewoks. That solution? The Original Trilogy.Specifically, ...
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Star Wars Bits: ‘Star Trek’ Actor Joins ‘Star Wars;’ Plus ‘Battlefront,’ Han Solo and Carrie Fisher

Oct 23 2014 2:30pm CDT | Source: Slash Film

Beer and parties are two of the things in this edition of Star Wars Bits. Yes, for real. There’s also Episode VII speculation and all of the following: Star Trek star Brent Spiner has joined Star Wars Rebels. Read a rumor of how performance capture is being used in Star Wars Episode VII. Footage from the cancelled Star Wars Battlefront 3 game is out. Watch Rebels Recon, the official Star Wars Reb ...
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Star Wars Bits: Episode VII Vehicle Talk, ‘Rebels’ Easter Eggs, Daniel Radcliffe and Tarkin

Oct 21 2014 1:00pm CDT | Source: slash film

A man walks in the woods and sees a scene from Star Wars Episode VII. Fact or fiction? Read about it, and the stories below, in this edition of Star Wars Bits. Rumored descriptions of vehicles in Star Wars Episode VII. A man walking near Pinewood Studios said he heard and saw J.J. Abrams filming a scene. Daniel Radcliffe visited the set of Star Wars Episode VII. Watch the official sneak of Darth Vader‘s Star Wars Rebels cameo. Listen to Dave Filoni talks Star Wars Rebels for 15 minutes. R ...
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Warwick Davis Returning For Star Wars: Episode VII

Oct 17 2014 4:44am CDT | Source: Empire Online

J.J.'s been on the blower...It’s a question that has been on many a fan’s mind. Well, several. Well, mostly Warwick’s to be honest: will the man who played Wicket in Return Of The Jedi and the Ewok spin-off films before appearing in The Phantom Menace in a variety of roles show up in Star Wars: Episode VII? Now, thanks to Mr. Davis himself, we know the answer via his Twitter feed and a new video.Of course, we don’t yet ...
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Brad Bird Talks Turning Down "Star Wars"

Oct 13 2014 8:46pm CDT | Source: Dark Horizons

Filmmaker Brad Bird helmed three acclaimed animated movies ("The Iron Giant," "Ratatouille," "The Incredibles") and made the transition to live-action with the excellent "Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol". His next film is the George Clooney-led "Tomorrowland" which opens next May, but at one time there was talk of him being linked to take the helm "Star Wars: ...
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2 weeks ago

Brad Bird Talks Having to Pass on STAR WARS EPISODE VII to Finish TOMORROWLAND.

Oct 13 2014 7:38pm CDT | Source: Collider

The New York Comic Con marked the true arrival of director Brad Bird's new film Tomorrowland upon the global conscience.  While the picture won't be out until May 22nd, we hadn't seen anything from the film at all until the trailer and poster popped up at NYCC and Bird (along with co-writer Damon Lindelof) started doing press.  During that press Bird was asked what it was like to have to turn down Star Wars: Episode VII in order to work on his new film with George Clooney.  ...
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Star Wars Bits: Harrison Ford Done Filming ‘Episode VII,’ Plus ‘Star Wars Rebels,’ Brad Bird, Adam Driver

Oct 13 2014 7:30pm CDT | Source: slash film

Updates from the set of Episode VII, some awesome Rebels clips and lots of other odds and ends are in this edition of Star Wars Bits. Below, read about the following: A fire evacuates the set of Star Wars Episode VII, and Harrison Ford has reportedly finished filming. Is casting for the Star Wars spinoffs and sequels already happening? Watch a new clip from Star Wars Rebels and get a brief tease at what’s to come for t ...
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3 weeks ago

The Expendables 3 DVD: Release Date Announced!

Oct 9 2014 5:42pm CDT | Source: movie fanatic

The boys are back and they’re coming home as Lionsgate Home Entertainment has announced plans for the release of The Expendables 3 on DVD and Blu-Ray. Sure, there are dozens of action scenes that is what we’ve come to expect from a The Expendables movie. And we thought those one liners made for some great The Expendables 3 quotes. But the big selling point for The Expendables 3 on DVD and Blu-Ray is the cache of huge movie stars th ...
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3 weeks ago

THE EXPENDABLES 3 Blu-ray Includes an Extended Unrated Cut of the Film

Oct 8 2014 4:27pm CDT | Source: Collider

There was a lot of griping from the fan base when it was revealed that The Expendables 3 would be rated PG-13, so you guys should take heart in the fact that the upcoming Blu-ray release of the film will indeed include an Unrated Cut that is five minutes longer than the theatrical version.  Will the new cut contain all of the action and intensity you'd expect from a more mature rating?  It's too early to tell, but there's at least a sliver of hope for th ...
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