Negative tweets about The Last Jedi movie were Russian bots – report

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ShowBiz Minute: XXXTentacion, Dr Dre, Hamill

Fans throng Florida stadium, mourn slain rapper XXXTentacion; Jury: Dr. Dre’s Beats headphones owes ex-partner $25 million; Mark Hamill says playing jaded Luke Skywalker in “The Last Jedi” was “tough.” (June 28)

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Hamill: Playing jaded Skywalker was ‘tough’

Speaking at the Saturn Awards in California, actor Mark Hamill says playing a jaded, world-weary Luke Skywalker in “The Last Jedi” was tough as he had always been “the most idealistic character.” (June 28)

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Rockers Ash still geek out over ‘Star Wars’

Northern Irish rockers Ash named their debut album “1977” after the year of the first “Star Wars” release. 22 years on, they still love George Lucas’ sci-fi franchise, to the extent that bassist Mark Hamilton recently visited Skellig Michael, the island where much of “The Last Jedi” was filmed. (May 18)

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ShowBiz Minute: Obama, Prince Harry; Teigen; Box Office

Prince Harry interviews Barack Obama; Chrissy Teigen tweets about plane turn around; “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” tops holiday weekend box office. (Dec. 27)

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Droidspeak to Huttese: ‘Star Wars’ many languages

When you travel to a galaxy far, far away, you’ve got to expect to hear a few new languages. From Greedo to droidspeak, director Rian Johnson and ‘The Last Jedi’ cast enjoy ‘Star Wars’’ many languages. (Dec. 21)

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‘The Last Jedi’ – a ‘tribute’ to Fisher’s career

Mark Hamill talks about the late Carrie Fisher at “The Last Jedi” press conference in Shanghai, saying “It’s a tribute to her entire career that it could culminate in this movie.” (Dec. 21)

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Ridley celebrates ‘Last Jedi’ gender balance

“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” lands in China with star Daisy Ridley and director Rian Johnson discussing the movie’s 50/50 gender split. (Dec. 20)

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‘Last Jedi’ cast and crew in China for premiere

‘Luke Skywalker’ actor Mark Hamill says he struggled to accept the revived version of his iconic role in ‘The Last Jedi’, and pays tribute to late actor Carrie Fisher’s “wonderful” performance in the new film ahead of its China premiere.

ShowBiz Minute: Keillor, Obama, ‘Star Wars’

“A Prairie Home Companion” name becomes “Live from Here”; Prince Harry interviews Barack Obama for radio show; “The Last Jedi” opens in U.S. with $220M, 2nd best weekend all-time. (Dec. 18)

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Star Wars fans honor Carrie Fisher as new film premieres

As moviegoers around the US head to theatres for opening night of the latest Star Wars film “The Last Jedi”, fans in Los Angeles pay tribute to actress Carrie Fisher, known to most for her role as Princess Leia, who died nearly one year ago.

Carrie Fisher celebrated in Hollywood

At the TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles, Todd Fisher, brother of late actress Carrie Fisher, celebrates the opening night of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” and unveils a mock-up memorial plaque to his sister. (Dec. 15)

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‘Last Jedi’ exhibition wows Hollywood

The iconic El Capitan Theatre in Los Angeles is celebrating the release of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” with an exhibition featuring costumes, photos and memorabillia from the movie. (Dec. 15)

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AP Exclusive: ‘Star Wars’ stars make dreams come true

Seven Make-A-Wish participants with life-threatening medical conditions were among the special guests at “The Last Jedi” premiere in . (Dec. 9)

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ShowBiz Minute: Polanski, Classic Films, ‘Star Wars’

LA police probe claim Roman Polanski molested girl in ’75; “The Goonies,” “Titanic” added to National Film Registry; Princes William and Harry attend London premiere of “The Last Jedi.” (Dec. 13)

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‘Star Wars’ mania grips London

“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” cast members including Mark Hamill, Daisy Ridley and John Boyega hit the red carpet at ‘s Royal Albert Hall for the film’s star-studded European premiere. (Dec. 13)

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Royal Stormtroopers! Prince William and Harry attend ‘Last Jedi’ red carpet

Prince William and Prince Harry atteded the European premiere for “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” but cast and crew were silent on reports they make a cameo in the movie. (Dec. 12)

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‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ premieres in LA

At the ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ premiere in Los Angeles, Mark Hamill was thankful for his ‘Jedi pension plan’ and Daisy Ridley prepared with wine and guacamole. (Dec. 10)

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