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Harrison Ford Won't Be Punished for Plane Incident

He told controllers he'd been a schmuck, lawyer says

(Newser) - Federal authorities have decided not to penalize Harrison Ford for an incident that caused him to tell air traffic controllers that he was a "schmuck." Ford's lawyer says that after a full investigation of the Feb. 13 incident , the Federal Aviation Administration has decided not to fine... More »

Harrison Ford's Harrowing 45 Seconds Captured on Video

He mistakenly flies low over airliner

(Newser) - Video released Tuesday shows a plane piloted by Harrison Ford suddenly and mistakenly flying low over an airliner with 110 people aboard at a Southern California airport. The 45 seconds of soundless video show the 74-year-old star's potentially serious mishap at John Wayne Airport in Orange County last week,... More »

Another Scary Plane Incident for Harrison Ford

Actor mistakes taxiway for runway

(Newser) - Perhaps it's time for Harrison Ford to consider a safer hobby? On Monday, the actor was landing his single-engine Husky aircraft at California's John Wayne Airport when he accidentally aimed for a taxiway instead of the runway he'd been instructed to land on, sources tell NBC News... More »

Watch Out, Replicants, Blade Runner Trailer Is Here

Get ready for the much-anticipated Harrison Ford-Ryan Gosling matchup

(Newser) - People (and/or replicants) are buzzing online about one of the most anticipated movies of 2017. The trailer for Blade Runner 2049 was released Monday, and per USA Today , the 1:45 clip "hits all the right notes." Denis Villeneuve, director of 2016's hit Arrival, is the director... More »

Han Solo and Leia Slept Together. For Real

Carrie Fisher reveals secret 'Star Wars' affair in new book

(Newser) - Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford slept together a long time ago on a movie set far, far away, only this time it didn't result in a son with a thing for masks and patricide . Fisher reveals the affair she kept quiet for nearly 40 years in her new book,... More »

Prosecutor: Harrison Ford Could've Died on Star Wars Set

Production company pleads guilty in accident that broke actor's leg

(Newser) - Harrison Ford got crushed by a hydraulic door and pinned to the ground while filming Star Wars: The Force Awakens in London, and though he recovered in time to finish the movie, a court heard this week that he could have been killed in the incident, the Guardian reports. Ford... More »

Indiana Jones Is Coming Back

Disney announces 5th film in franchise

(Newser) - Indiana Jones is swinging back into theaters with Harrison Ford reprising the iconic role and Steven Spielberg directing, the AP reports. Walt Disney Co. announced Tuesday that the fifth film in the series will open July 19, 2019. The last Indiana Jones film was 2008's poorly received Indiana Jones ... More »

10 Stars Who've Saved Lives—for Real

Some have saved multiple lives

(Newser) - Some actors do more than just play action heroes on screen— The Stir rounds up stars who are action heroes in real life. Here are 10 who likely saved lives:
  1. Mark Harmon: The NCIS star saw a car crash and catch on fire in 1996, and broke the window with
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Here's How Much Money It Took to Bring Han Solo Out of Retirement

He should finally be able to replace that testy hyperdrive now

(Newser) - Well, it looks like the Force was definitely with Harrison Ford's agent. Esquire reports the erstwhile Han Solo made many times what some of his Star Wars: The Force Awakens costars did. Ford's paycheck for the film is believed to be somewhere between $10 million and $20 million,... More »

11 Celebrities You Didn't Know Were Pierced

From Cameron Diaz to Harrison Ford

(Newser) - While some celebs may later come to regret their tattoos , piercings have the advantage of being removable—or hidden under a costume. From Cameron Diaz's nose to Neil Patrick Harris' nipples, below are 11 A-listers who've gone under the piercing gun:
  • Cameron Diaz: The recently married actress debuted
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Harrison Ford Recovering, Though Wife Looks 'Drained'

That's according to Page Six

(Newser) - You can all relax: Harrison Ford is in stable condition at an LA hospital after his crash landing last week, Page Six reported early today. Wife Calista Flockhart was, of course, among those visiting Ford in recent days, and Page Six notes that she "looked drained" the last time... More »

Harrison Ford's Skills in Crash 'Saved Lives'

Actor praised for maneuvering plane away from residential area

(Newser) - Harrison Ford will reportedly make a full recovery after crashing his plane on a golf course yesterday. But according to witnesses, it's a wonder there weren't casualties. Ford, who reportedly suffered a head wound and a broken arm and is listed in "moderate to fair" condition at... More »

Harrison Ford Injured in Plane Crash

'Dad is OK,' tweets son after crash-landing on golf course

(Newser) - Harrison Ford had to crash-land his small plane on a golf course near Los Angeles today, but he appears to have escaped serious harm. "Dad is ok," tweeted son Ben Ford from the hospital. "Battered but ok!" The AP reports that the 72-year-old veteran pilot suffered... More »

How 7 Celebs Got Their Famous Scars

Car crashes, horseback riding accidents, and tag, oh my

(Newser) - Ever wondered how a famous actor or actress got their famous scar? The New York Post rounds up 14 stories-behind-the-scars:
  • Tina Fey was just 5 when a stranger approached her in her front yard and cut her left cheek with a knife, leaving her with a visible scar.
  • Harrison Ford
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Harrison Ford Hurt on Set of Star Wars

He is hospitalized with an ankle injury

(Newser) - Harrison Ford is 30-plus years removed from his Han Solo heyday, and the actor ended up in the hospital today with an ankle injury while shooting a scene for the upcoming Star Wars movie . It's not clear what happened or how serious it is, but the Hollywood Reporter thinks... More »

16 Secret Celeb Weddings

Not every star needs all the fanfare

(Newser) - The latest celebrity couple to get married in secret? Leighton Meester and Adam Brody (aka Blair Waldorf from Gossip Girl and Seth Cohen from The OC). PopSugar rounds up quite a few more stars whose weddings surprised us. A sampling:
  • Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard: They quietly got hitched at
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10 Celebs' Pre-Fame Career Plans

Danny DeVito ... hairdresser?

(Newser) - Not all celebrities wanted to be celebrities when they grew up. The Huffington Post rounds up the career plans 19 actors had before they got discovered. A sampling:
  • Jennifer Lawrence: Wanted to be a doctor.
  • Steve Buscemi: Actually was a firefighter in New York City.
  • Queen Latifah: Studied to be
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5 Biggest Box Office Bombs of 2013

Even Sylvester Stallone, Mark Wahlberg couldn't save these movies

(Newser) - Sometimes even a big Hollywood name can't help you. Forbes rounds up the 10 biggest flops of the year, movies that performed terribly at the box office—often despite having quite a bit of star power involved. Click through the gallery for a sampling, or check out the complete... More »

Ender's Game: The Enemy's Gate Is Meh

Critics think long-awaited sci-fi adaptation is OK, basically

(Newser) - The long-awaited adaptation of Orson Scott Card's beloved sci-fi classic Ender's Game has finally hit the big screen, and critics are more or less greeting it with a shrug. Reviews are mixed, and even supporters aren't over the moon for it. Here's what people are saying:... More »

10 Celebrity Couples You Never Knew About

Really? Charlie Sheen dated Robin Wright?

(Newser) - "Really? They were together?" That'll probably be your reaction to these celebrity couples rounded up by ETOnline . A sampling:
  • Not only did Charlie Sheen date Winona Ryder, he says he picked her stage name. She was born Winona Horowitz, but while listening to "Riders on the Storm"
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