Carrie Fisher

Carrie Fisher Wins Posthumous Grammy For Memoir

      Follow The Mac Wire on Twitter and  M.A. Cassata on Instagram and  Facebook   “Star Wars” actress Carrie Fisher on Sunday won a Grammy for her memoir, a posthumous honor for a star whose cultural impact was broad but who earned few awards. Fisher won for Best Spoken Word Album for “The Princess Diarist,” the […]

‘Jumanji’ Bounds Out of the Jungle to Top North American Box Offices

    Displayed with permission from AFP Sony’s family-oriented movie “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” roared into first place this weekend in North American theaters as horror film “Insidious” edged into second past a slipping “Star Wars” installment, according to industry estimates. “Jumanji,” starring square-jawed Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and funnymen Jack Black and Kevin […]

Carrie Fisher’s ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Scenes Will Not Be Changed

  Displayed with permission from Tribune Content Agency    LOS ANGELES — “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” will not be changed because of Carrie Fisher’s death. The actress, who died in December, appears throughout the next installment of the blockbuster series and won’t be replaced by a hologram, Walt Disney Co.’s top executive announced Thursday. […]

The Team Behind “Star Wars” has finally Decided What To Do With Princess Leia

    The makers of “Star Wars” have put a quick end to rumors that while Carrie Fisher has died, her Princess Leia may live on. Making a rare foray into the sprawling world of “Star Wars” speculation, Lucasfilm said Friday night that there are no plans to digitally recreate Fisher to appear in future […]

Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds Honored With a Moving Tribute at the Golden Globe Awards

    Love chocolate? Discover all you can do with Dove Chocolate. SHOP NOW! Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds were honoured with a moving tribute at the Golden Globe awards. The ‘Star Wars’ actress and her ‘Singin’ in the Rain’ star mother died within a day of one another last month, and producers at the ceremony […]

Watch Ellen DeGeneres Give a Heartfelt Tribute to Carrie Fisher—(Video)

Shop Avon Online 24/7 Follow @TheMacWire  and  M.A. Cassata on Facebook Displayed with permission Ellen DeGeneres took a moment at the end her show on Wednesday to pay tribute to the talented Carrie Fisher, who passed away last Tuesday. “I wanna say something about my friend, Carrie Fisher,” DeGeneres said. “I knew her for a long time. She has […]

HBO Moves Up Debut of Debbie Reynolds-Carrie Fisher documentary ‘Bright Lights’ to Jan. 7

Shop Avon Online 24/7 Follow @TheMacWire  and  M.A. Cassata on Facebook   In the wake of the tragic deaths of Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher this week, HBO announced Friday morning that it has pushed up the debut of the mother-daughter documentary “Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds” to Jan. 7 at 8 p.m. . HBO describes […]

Debbie Reynolds Dead at 84

      Actress Debbie Reynolds has died just a day after the death of her daughter, beloved Star Wars actress and writer Carrie Fisher. “She wanted to be with Carrie,” Reynold’s son Todd Fisher told Variety. Reynolds had “suffered a medical emergency” in the form of “a possible stroke” earlier Wednesday, according to reports. Reynolds, […]

Today in The Glorious Corner: R.I.P. George Michael and Carrie Fisher, Plus Ben Affleck’s “Live By Night”, Richard Marx, Dabble Heavy and More

  G.H. Harding  MICHAEL PASSES — The passing of George Michael just stunned me; along with everyone else. I first met him in his early Wham-days, I was amazed by the tireless enthusiasm and talent he constantly displayed. When you think about it, he was indeed one of the first teen idols of the late-80’s, as he […]

Carrie Fisher in 1999: “Star Wars Taught Me Everything”

Below is an excerpt of Carrie Fisher’s essay for Newsweek in May 1999. Fisher passed away on Tuesday, December 27, 2016. Picture this: I’m in Westwood Village, seeing “The Matrix.” Keanu Reeves is looking very buff and Prada. I’m alone. My daughter, Billie, and I saw the TV ad where Keanu’s mouth starts mutating, and […]

Harrison Ford Remembers Carrie Fisher

Harrison Ford has remembered the “fearless” Carrie Fisher. The ‘Star Wars’ actor – who plays Han Solo in the science fiction film franchise – has paid tribute to his co-star after she passed away on Tuesday (27.12.16) at the age of 60. He said in a statement: “Carrie was one-of-a-kind, brilliant, original. Funny and emotionally […]

Carrie Fisher Dies at 60

Carrie Fisher has died at the age of 60. The ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ actress has passed away after suffering a heart attack, a statement from the family has confirmed. Speaking on behalf of Carrie’s daughter Billie Lourd, family spokesman Simon Halls said: “It is with a very deep sadness that Billie Lourd confirms […]

Today in the Glorious Corner: Aerosmith,Scarlett Johansson’s Flick, and Megyn Kelly, Plus R.I.P David Mancuso

  G.H. Harding  AERO LAST? — Aerosmith‘s next tour might be the beginning of the end. The band has announced a run of European dates for the spring and summer of 2017 — a series of shows they’ve dubbed Aero-Vederci Baby! and are billing as their “farewell” tour. The news comes several months after singer Steven Tyler publicly suggested […]

Star Wars Boosts Box Office to a Record $11 Billion

Displayed with permission from Newsweek Not satisfied with breaking a bunch of box office records around the world, Star Wars: The Force Awakens has helped make 2015 the highest earning year in U.S box office history. Rentrak, monitors of consumer viewership, reported on Tuesday that U.S. cinemagoers spent $11 billion over the past year, $200 […]

The Glorious Corner: Star Wars, Adele, David Bowie, Canadian Brass, Howard Stern and More!

  by G. H. Harding BOWIE’S LAZARUS — David Bowie’s new single Lazarus taken from the album ★ (pronounced Blackstar) will be released digitally on December 18th and will receive its world premiere on BBC 6 Music’s Steve Lamacq show, tomorrow the 17th. Lazarus is the only track on ★ also featured in the stage production Lazarus written by Bowie and Enda Walsh and directed by Ivo Van Hove, which opened December 7 in […]

The Cosmopolitan Ultimate Women Awards 2015 Winners List

Rebel Wilson was crowned Ultimate Woman at the Cosmopolitan Ultimate Women of the Year Awards on Wednesday.  The 35-year-old actress picked up the prestigious gong at the star-studded ceremony at London’s One Mayfair, which celebrated women who have made a positive difference to the world.  Other winners included Little Mix, who won Ultimate Girl Group, […]

Carrie Fisher Accepted Princess Leia Role To People “Long Ago”

Carrie Fisher accepted she will always be Princess Leia to people “long ago”. The 59-year-old actress is reprising her iconic role in upcoming movie ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ 32 years after she last portrayed the character on screen in ‘Return of the Jedi’. Carrie’s career has been defined by the part ‘Star Wars’ creator […]