Harrison Ford

10 Things You Might Not Know About Han Solo
10 Things You Might Not Know About Han Solo
So much of Han Solo’s appeal is due to Harrison Ford’s portrayal of the legendary smuggler. It’s an iconic character elevated by an iconic performance. But it almost didn’t happen. Early in the development of Star Wars, Han Solo was a big, green-skinned alien Jedi with gills and no nose. Once George Lucas decided he wanted a human character, he actually almost cast Billy Dee Williams in the part, before reconsidering him for Lando Calrissian. That’s just one of the facts packed into the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies, which catches up with the captain of the Millennium Falcon, Han Solo!
15 Facts You Might Not Know About ‘Blade Runner’
15 Facts You Might Not Know About ‘Blade Runner’
It’s hard to imagine anyone else besides Harrison Ford as Rick Deckard in Blade Runner. Even Philip K. Dick, who wrote the novel the film is based on said, “If Harrison Ford had not played that role, Deckard would never become an actual person.” But, it almost was not Harrison Ford. Director Ridley Scott was in talks with Dustin Hoffman to star in the film (alongside Blondie lead singer Debbie Harry), before both were recast, just three months before shooting began. That’s just one of the facts packed into the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies, which tracks down replicants with Blade Runner!
Ford + the Fuzzball
Ford + the Fuzzball
Harrison Ford appeared on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' last night (April 17) to talk about his new movie '42' -- but the host was having none of that. Instead, Kimmel wanted to know about the continuation of the 'Star Wars' franchise in which it's rumored Ford will appear. While Harrison couldn't contractually talk about that, he did agree to take audience questions with the caveat that they not be about
Han Is In
Han Is In
Ready for something mind-blowing? Harrison Ford is probably going to be in 'Star Wars Episode 7.' Ready for something else mind-blowing? Harrison Ford is 70 years old. Seriously, look at this man. But we digress.
Luke, Leia + Han
Luke, Leia + Han
Whether you hate or love the idea of more new 'Star Wars' movies (we know, those prequels put the fear of God in you), at least some exciting news has arrived for everyone: Original main cast members Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill have already signed on for the sequels. At least according to George Lucas, who can't seem to stop stealing everyone's thunder.