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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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Rotten Tomatoes is Changing its Audience Rating System Because of Trolls

Even though the general public has not yet had the chance to see Captain Marvel, that didn’t stop trolls from preemptively trashing the film on Rotten Tomatoes in what can only be described as an sexism-fuelled attempt at convincing people that a movie about a female superhero couldn’t possibly be good. Now, the ratings site is taking action to deal with the problem. Read More >>

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The Star Wars Twitter Posted a Weird Tweet, and Fans Are Freaking Out

Ah, promotional Twitters, a regular source of both great joy and great consternation to fandom everywhere. Sometimes they bring trailers, exclusive clips, interviews, all the joys the excited fan demands. Sometimes, they bring a bounty like yesterday's: tweets that don’t make any sense. Read More >>

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All the Movies You Should Give a Damn About in 2019

Last year was one of the biggest years ever at the box office, and 2019 looks like it could easily beat that record. Why? Well, you’ll see... Read More >>

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6 Big Things We Hope to See From Star Wars: Episode IX

In little over a year, we’ll be seeing the third and final chapter of Star Wars’ latest trilogy, Episode IX, hit cinemas. Unsurprisingly, we barely know a thing about it yet, other than it exists and some people we know and love are in it. But that just gives us more reason to make a list of hopes about what we’ll see when the JJ. Abrams-directed film drops. 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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Report: Matt Smith Looks to Be Joining Star Wars: Episode IX

A Time Lord is used to adventures in time and space—but a former Doctor could be paying a visit to the galaxy far, far away. 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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Star Wars: Episode IX’s New Writer is Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’s Jack Thorne

British writer Jack Thorne has been hired to retool the script for Star Wars: Episode IX, working from a draft penned by the film’s director, Colin Trevorrow, and his writing partner Derek Connolly. Rian Johnson (The Last Jedi) wrote the initial treatment. Read More >>

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Star Wars: Episode IX May be Directed by J. J. Abrams, Too

At the time of writing, we're 273 days, 13 hours, 40 minutes and 23 seconds away from the release of Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens. You can tell we're excited, right? With tried-and-tested sci-fi director and hardcore Star Wars fan J. J. Abrams in the director's chair, it's looking likely a return to form for the classic space-faring series. Read More >>