Posts with tag "empire strikes back"

  • 'Empire Strikes Back' Director Irvin Kershner Dies

    Posted Nov 29th 2010 at 10:41 AM by Zach Dionne

    'Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back' director Irvin Kershner has died in Los Angeles at age 87, the Agence France-Presse reports. Goddaughter Adriana Santini said Kershner had faced an illness for some time. In addition to directing what many regard as the pinnacle of the 'Star Wars' saga, Kershner helmed 'Never Say Never Again' and 'Robocop 2.' The onetime George Lucas collaborator taught c...

  • Carrie Fisher Used Cocaine on 'Empire Strikes Back'

    Posted Oct 11th 2010 at 05:03 PM by PopEater Staff

    While Princess Leia was blowing away stormtroopers with blasters on Planet Hoth on the set of 'Empire Strikes Back,' she was also snorting a little cocaine behind the scenes, it turns out. "I didn't even like coke that much, it was just a case of getting on whatever train I needed to get high," actress Carrie Fisher told AAP Sydney. The 53-year-old Fisher opened up in an interview with the A...

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