A couple of months ago, Warner Bros. announced that Wonder Woman 2 would be released on December 13, 2019. Today, Lucasfilm announced that Star Wars: Episode IX will be directed by J.J. Abrams, co-written by Batman v Superman and Justice League’s Chris Terrio, and come out a week later, on December 20, 2019.
J.J. Abrams, who launched a new era of Star Wars with The Force Awakens in 2015, is returning to complete the sequel trilogy as writer and director of Star Wars: Episode IX. Abrams will co-write the film with Chris Terrio. Star Wars: Episode IX will be produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Michelle Rejwan, Abrams, Bad Robot, […]
Star Wars: The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson is currently promoting the movie in Japan and during a Q&A about the highly anticipated sequel, the filmmaker reportedly revealed that Joseph Gordon-Levitt has a mystery role. This was rumoured to be the case some time ago and Johnson confirmed that The Dark Knight Rises star will […]
“It will have the entire output of the studio, animation, live action at Disney, including Pixar, Star Wars and all the Marvel films,” Iger said. The Disney-branded app will also include around four to five original TV series, and the studio will produce three to four TV movies for the direct-to-consumer offering.
Among the many new locales Rian Johnson has introduced in The Last Jedi, the most eye-catching is undoubtedly the casino city of Canto Bight. Situated on the planet of Cantonica, Canto Bight isn’t just another chance for Neal Scanlan’s creature shop to cut loose designing an alien menagerie but plays a key part in the […]
Lucasfilm and Colin Trevorrow have mutually chosen to part ways on Star Wars: Episode IX. Colin has been a wonderful collaborator throughout the development process but we have all come to the conclusion that our visions for the project differ. We wish Colin the best and will be sharing more information about the film soon.
A few weeks ago, we learned that the character played by actor Michael K. Williams in the upcoming Han Solo spin-off had been cut from the film amidst reshoots. Now, we’ve learned that this is only partially true. While Williams will no longer be in the film, his character has been recast, not cut. Paul […]
Yahoo! ran down 50 fall movies they’re excited to see and Star Wars: The Last Jedi was #1 with a brand new image of Rey (Daisy Ridley) in the middle of her training on Ahch-To. Star Wars: The Last Jedi is in theaters is in theaters December 15.
Michael Kenneth Williams, an Emmy nominee for his supporting role in HBO’s The Night Of, will not be in the new Star Wars stand-alone Han Solo movie after all. His part has been cut amid the reshoots now underway with new director Ron Howard. Williams said the revamped production schedule conflicted with his commitment to […]
Stephen Daldry is Star Wars’ new hope. The Oscar-nominated director behind Billy Elliot and The Hours is in early talks to direct a Star Wars standalone movie centering on Obi-Wan Kenobi, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Sources say talks are at the earliest of stages and that the project has no script. If a deal […]
Netflix is trying to keep Marvel and Star Wars movies on its service after its distribution deal with Disney ends in 2019. Netflix’s chief content officer Ted Sarandos told Reuters that the company was “still in active discussions” with Disney to hold on to the rights to stream certain franchises. Meanwhile, Disney CEO Bob Iger […]
Even heroes need to be saved – sometimes from themselves. In this week’s issue of Entertainment Weekly, we bring you intel from the Star Wars galaxy with an exclusive look at The Last Jedi and the return of the man and the legend known as Luke Skywalker.
Star Wars: Episode IX is getting a rewrite. Jack Thorne, the British scribe who wrote the upcoming Julia Roberts-Jacob Tremblay movie Wonder, has been tapped to work on the Star Wars installment that is to be directed by Colin Trevorrow. Trevorrow and his writing partner Derek Connolly wrote the most recent draft of the script […]
Composer John Powell, who may be best known for his memorable soundtracks to the Matt Damon Bourne series, Shrek, Kung Fu Panda (1 and 2), and How to Train Your Dragon (1 and 2), will be lifting the baton to score the upcoming young Han Solo movie, due in theaters next year.
Go behind the scenes of Star Wars: The Last Jedi. In theaters December 15.
The upcoming “Star Wars” Han Solo installment has gone through some changes, but one thing we know for sure … Woody Harrelson will hang with Han and Chewbacca in the movie at some point. In new pics from the set, obtained by TMZ, Harrelson’s character Beckett meets up with Han Solo — played by Alden […]