"A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away..." these actors appeared in George Lucas' epic space opera franchise known as 'Star Wars.' Explore who they were before and after they used the force.
Disney's ‘Black Panther’ was the fifth-highest domestic movie opening of all time, with 97% approval on Rotten Tomatoes. The superhero film, with a nearly all-black cast including Lupita Nyong'o, Michael B. Jordan and Chadwick Boseman, touches on colonialism and slavery.
In the sequel to the novel on which the upcoming film ‘Annihilation’ is based, characters, played by Portman and Jennifer Jason Leigh, are of Asian and Native American descent. Both actresses have said they didn’t know until recently about the controversy that their characters were whitewashed.
Actor, director and writer Laura Dern, daughter of actors Bruce Dern and Diane Ladd, has played everything from willowy ingénues to drug-addicted washouts. She's known for starring in Jurassic Park, and for co-producing and starring on the series Enlightened.
James Earl Jones is the American actor who voiced Darth Vader in the 'Star Wars' franchise. He's also known for films like 'The Great White Hope,' 'The Hunt for Red October' and 'Field of Dreams' as well as an array of TV shows.