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Natalie Portman Says Star Wars Almost Ruined Her Career! Find Out Who Saved Her HERE!

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Natalie Portman must not think very highly of her Star Wars films. Or at least she knows that a lot of other people don't.

[ Related: Natalie Portman Wants To Come Back For The New​ Star Wars! ]

The Thor star was discussing working with late cinema legend Mike Nichols when she gave people a peek behind the curtain at the dark days of the much maligned prequels.

It turns out Nichols (with whom she worked on the play The Seagull and the movie Closer) was an especially big influence on her career — after playing Padme ruined her reputation!

She said:

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens Reveals The Names Of All Those New Characters From The Trailer! And In Such An Old School Way!!

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Ever since the stunning first teaser trailer for ​Star Wars: The Force Awakens dropped, fans have been speculating like crazy about everything they saw!

Well now Disney is dropping a little bit of knowledge on us, and they're doing it in the coolest geekiest way possible: virtual trading cards!

[ Related: J.J. Abrams Teases A Star Wars Death We Didn't Expect! ]

J.J. Abrams is definitely staying true to the spirit of the original trilogy with these; they're as old school as you get! Except for being digital that is!

But besides being neat they're also informative — this is the first time we've learned all these character names!

Who does Oscar Isaac play? Who's wielding that crazy lightsaber??

Find out the names of that scared stormtrooper, that woman Luke Skywalker, and even that cute little rolling droid in the pics (above)!

[Image via Entertainment Weekly.]

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The Flash Is Bringing Back Star Wars Star Mark Hamill As THIS Classic '90s Villain!

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The Flash is running so fast, it's going back in time!

The CW super hit isn't just bringing back '90s Flash star John Wesley Shipp (as new Flash Grant Gustin's father); they're also bringing back the classic's best villain:

Mark freakin' Hamill!

[ Related: The Flash Isn't Just A Hit! It's The Biggest Hit In CW History! ]

The Star Wars star — who later gave voice to Batman villain Joker in dozens of cartoons and video games — played Flash villain James Jesse, AKA The Trickster, in two episodes of the short-lived CBS show.

His cartoonish performance (below) made him far and away the most memorable guest star. And now he's bringing another tour de force in a brand new incarnation of the character!

How will Mark's Trickster be different this time?

According to The CW,

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Stephen Colbert Hilariously Defends The Star Wars: The Force Awakens Teaser's Biggest Controversy! Plus, Is A New Trailer Coming Soon??

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Listen up, haters. Stephen Colbert has got some news for you.

That new lightsaber in the brand new Star Wars trailer that premiered the other day is getting some MAJOR backlash.

So, The Colbert Report host is laying down the law with pretty much EVERY single criticism fan boys have with the trailer with a flawless defense.

Not to mention, the fact that the future Late Show host believes he's the perfect authority for that.

[ Video: Star Was: The Force Awakens Teaser Is HERE! ]

Why?

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens Star Puts Racist Critics On Blast With This Clever Response!

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The Star Wars: The Force Awakens teaser finally hit the web on Friday, and the response was through the roof!

Fans were excited about all the old (Tatooine, X-Wings, the Millennium Falcon) and immediately got into debates about the new (what's up with that triple lightsaber??) content!

[ Video: Star Wars: The Force Awakens Teaser Trailer Is HERE! Watch Everything You've Been Waiting For! ]

Unfortunately there was a small but loud contingent online that weren't happy with seeing a black stormtrooper (above).

Well newcomer John Boyega, who has the privilege of playing that stormtrooper, has a message for all fans of the franchise — including the racist ones!

He posted on his Instagram:

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens Teaser Trailer Is HERE! Watch Everything You've Been Waiting For!

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It's about damn time!

We know you all have been patiently waiting for so long for a teaser trailer from Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens.

And now the wait is finally over!

[ Photos: Third Movies In The Trilogy From Best To Worst! ]

We weren't sure we'd all be getting a glimpse, but Star Wars never lets its fans down!

So watch (above) and ENJOY!!!

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The Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer Is Debuting THIS WEEK! Find Out When And Where HERE!

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Good news, Star Wars fans!

You won't have to wait quite as long as you thought for your first look at Episode VII!

Disney initially planned to premiere the trailer for The Force Awakens in front of the December 17th release of The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies.

[ Video: The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies Trailer Gets Released… And It Looks Epic! ]

But get ready to give thanks, because it's coming to theaters THIS WEEKEND!

Director J.J. Abrams tweeted:

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