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D23: We Interview J.J. Abrams, Director of Star Wars: The Force Awakens

At Disney‘s D23 Expo in Anaheim, California this weekend, I got a chance to chat with Star Wars: The Force Awakens director J.J. Abrams. Though they didn’t show new footage from the film, the announcement of the Star Wars theme parks had everyone talking all weekend. I tried to get more information about the Knights of Ren. As you...

D23: We Interview Lupita Nyong’o From Star Wars: The Force Awakens, The Jungle Book and Queen of Katwe

  At the Disney D23 Expo this weekend, I got a chance to chat with Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o. Nyong’o plays Maz Kanata in the upcoming film Star Wars: The Force Awakens, but she was also there to promote The Jungle Book in which she voices the wolf Raksha and Queen of Katwe, where she plays Harriet...

D23: We Interview Chris Evans and Anthony Mackie From Captain America: Civil War

At Disney‘s D23 Expo this weekend, I got a chance to chat with Captain America: Civil War stars Chris Evans and Anthony Mackie after the big Marvel segment of the live-action presentation. These two were an absolute riot, gushing about what we saw in the Civil War footage and about Evans‘ insane love for Disney. I got to see...

D23: We Interview Daisy Ridley from Star Wars: The Force Awakens!

At the Disney D23 Expo this weekend in Anaheim, California, I got a chance to chat with the cast of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, including Daisy Ridley, who plays the lead character Rey. Ridley talked about whether or not the expectations on the film affected her acting process at all. “No. I think it probably helped that I didn’t...