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New Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Footage Featured Rey in a Black Hood With a Dual Red Lightsaber

Fans have been clamouring for a new glimpse at Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker ever since the first trailer debuted in April. And, at this year’s D23 Expo, director J.J. Abrams didn’t disappoint. Read More >>

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Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker May Feel Like a Different Genre, According to Daisy Ridley

As the ending to not just the sequel trilogy, but a trilogy of trilogies, we all expect Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker to be unique. However, in a new interview, star Daisy Ridley went a step further to describe just how different it would be. Read More >>

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Check Out These Lush Storyboards From JJ Abrams’s Cancelled Superman Movie

Peter Ramsey directed Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, but he was earlier involved in a much different superhero project. As a storyboard artist, Ramsey worked with JJ Abrams on his (wild) unmade Superman movie, Superman: Flyby. Read More >>

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The Marvel Approach Won’t Work for Star Wars, According to Kathleen Kennedy

The similarities between Star Wars: The Force Awakens and A New Hope are as plentiful as they are obvious, because even though the newest trilogy introduces a whole slew of new characters, the story being told about bringing balance to the Force is the same. Respecting the original Star Wars films was always an important part of J.J. Abrams and Kathleen Kennedy’s approach to telling stories in the franchise, but with The Rise of Skywalker, the filmmakers are ready to lean into some new filmmaking sensibilities. Read More >>

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J.J. Abrams Discusses How General Leia and Carrie Fisher Live on in The Rise of Skywalker

Carrie Fisher’s sudden death in 2016 surprised the entire world, but it hit the Star Wars fandom particularly hard given the actress’ connection to the franchise and the plans for General Leia Organa’s involvement in future films. After initial uncertainty whether Fisher would appear in Episode IX, it was eventually announced that Leia would, in fact, return, and at this year’s Star Wars Celebration, The Rise of Skywalker director J. J. Abrams spoke candidly about how that’s going to happen. Read More >>

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Episode IX’s Shoot Comes to a Close as J.J. Abrams Posts an Emotional Cast Photo

Star Wars: Episode IX is in the can and we’re all crying about it. Read More >>

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Disney’s CEO Agrees That Maybe One Star Wars Movie a Year Is a Bit Too Much

The Star Wars movies under Disney’s purview have ranged from excellent expansions to the franchise to perfectly fine—opinions may vary of course, but there hasn’t really been a generally poorly-received one. There have been quite a lot of them though, with even more on the way. But Walt Disney Company CEO Bob Iger says that maybe we can start to expect them to spread out going forward. Read More >>

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The Producers of Lost Have Apologised to Evangeline Lilly for “Cornered” Nude Scenes

It’s a well known fact at this point that Evangeline Lilly considered quitting acting after her tenure on the ABC scifi drama Lost, only deciding not to quit after her experience on Peter Jackson’s Hobbit films. Read More >>

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In the First Overlord Trailer, Something Horrible Lurks in the Shadows of World War II

We’ve been hearing for ages about Overlord, Bad Robot’s latest J.J. Abrams-connected movie about zombie-like creatures at the height of World War II, but now we finally have a look at its scare-filled take on what is already one of the deadliest conflicts in human history. Read More >>

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Report: The Star Wars Story Films Are Being Put On Hold

After the disappointing box office of Solo: A Star Wars Story, a new report says Lucasfilm has put all future Star Wars Story standalone movies on hold. That means, at least for now, no Boba Fett movie, no Obi-Wan movie, and no Solo spinoffs. Read More >>

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Victoria Mahoney Will Help Direct Star Wars: Episode IX, But There’s Still Work to Be Done

On Tuesday evening, A Wrinkle in Time and New Gods director Ava DuVernay took to Twitter with a major Star Wars announcement, though it wasn’t about herself. For the first time in the franchise’s history, a black woman will direct a significant portion of a Star Wars film. Her name is Victoria Mahoney; remember it. Read More >>

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Hollywood’s Richest Directors Think $50 for a Movie Is Totally Reasonable

Rejoice, world, the plan to use the internet to ensure you never leave the house continues apace. Because a bunch of big Hollywood names are reportedly backing Sean Parker’s “Screening Room,” a project to let you buy movies at home the day they are released in cinemas. Read More >>

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J.J. Abrams Continues Galactic Takeover, Now Producing Google Lunar XPrize Documentary

Star Wars: The Force Awakens may be one of the highest grossing films of all time, but that doesn’t mean J.J. Abrams is finished using space as a canvas. Read More >>