The Empire Strikes Back

The SMH finds Tem Morrison carrying the antipodean banner in the new Star Wars blockbuster, Episode II: Attack of the Clones – the latest installment of George Lucas’s epic fantasy: “The best chance to shine falls to New Zealand’s Temuera Morrison, best known for Once Were Warriors, who plays an evil bounty hunter.” Morrison appears with fellow NZers Daniel Logan as a young Boba Fett (“impressively acted” according to the Houston Press), and Jay Laga’aia alongside thirteen Australians in the cast and “stormtroopers with New Zealand accents”.

 


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Supalonely Singer Benee Speaks with Teen Vogue

Supalonely Singer Benee Speaks with Teen Vogue

Twenty-year-old Aucklander Benee recently performed her TikTok mega hit “Supalonely” on two popular US television programmes, The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon and the Ellen Show. In June, she spoke to…