Variety has reported that Matt Smith is joining the cast of Star Wars: Episode IX. Currently his role is under wraps, but it is great to see his inclusion in the cast. Matt Smith is most famous for his role as the 11th Doctor in Doctor Who and also as a physical embodiment of Skynet in Terminator Genisys. He will be joining alongside Dominic Monaghan as some of the newest members of the cast that will be featured in the final episode of the new Star Wars trilogy. No other details are confirmed at this time so stay tuned for updates. Star Wars EpisodeRead More
Deadline has reported that Dominic Monaghan will be joining the cast of Star Wars Episode IX. According to Deadline, Monaghan originally publicized that he was interested in joining the Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens cast so he will soon be joining the team set in a galaxy far far away. Dominic Monaghan is most famous for his role as Merry, one of Frodo’s wingman in the Lord of the Rings Trilogy. Dominic Monaghan had this to say about his inclusion in the film’s cast. “The galaxy far far away has had almost as much influence as theRead More
The official Star Wars website has updated with the reveal of the cast for Star Wars: Episode IX. The confirmed returning cast includes: Daisy Ridley Adam Driver John Boyega Oscar Issac Lupita Nyong’o Domhnall Gleeson Kelly Marie Tran Joonas Suotamo Billie Lourd Mark Hamill Anthony Daniels New cast members include Noami Ackie and Richard E. Grant who’s roles are currently not confirmed at this time. As reported earlier, Billy Dee Williams will return to reprise his role as Lando Calrissian. It has also been reported that Carrie Fisher will reprise her role asRead More
The Hollywood Reporter has recently reported that Billy Dee Williams will be returning to reprise his role as Lando Calrissian in Star Wars: Episode IX. Currently it is unknown how much of a significance his character will play in the story especially since the film is still quite early in development. He will be joining alongside Keri Russell, who’s role has not been confirmed at this time. For those who aren’t familiar with the character, Lando Calrissian is an old friend of Han Solo, who made his debut appearance in Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back. He would laterRead More
CDJapan recently opened pre-orders for the Star Wars: The Last Jedi 4K UHD MovieNEX Premium BOX, which will have a limited release in Japan on April 25 priced at 15,000 yen ($140.37 USD). The release will include: Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi 4K UltraHD Blu-ray Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi 3D/2D Blu-ray Exclusive S.H.Figuarts BB-8 figure Metacolle Star Wars Logo Steelbook Seven Art Cards CD Japan provided an official product description A set of a 4K UltraHD Blu-ray andfor the film “Star Wars: The Last Jedi.” Also includes digital copy (cloud compatible)Read More
The official Star Wars website has updated with the home video release details for Star Wars VIII: The Last Jedi. The film will first be released digitally on March 13 and will be released later on Blu-ray/4K Ultra HD/DVD, on March 27. The official Star Wars website also revealed the film’s extra features, which include: The Director and the Jedi – Go deep behind the scenes with writer-director Rian Johnson on an intimate and personal journey through the production of the movie—and experience what it’s like to helm a global franchise and cultural phenomenon. Balance of the Force – Explore theRead More
USA Today has posted a new behind the scenes video for Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi. The video features Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi’s director, Rian Johnson, as he talks about his involvement in the project. The video also features some thoughts from Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Mark Hamill, & Carrie Fisher. The video also showcases another look at the set of the film, which includes a look inside & outside the Millennium Falcon and more. Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi will premiere in theaters on December 17.
The official Star Wars Youtube channel has updated with a new trailer for Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi. The latest trailer delves deeper into the film’s story and it is looking to be quite epic. Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi will premiere in theaters on December 15. Tickets for the film are currently available via Fandango for those who are interested.
The official Star Wars website has updated with an official theatrical poster reveal for Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi. Tickets for the film are currently available via Fandango for those who are interested. A trailer for the film will premiere later tonight. Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi will premiere in theaters on December 15.
The official Disney Youtube channel has updated with a new trailer for Star Wars Forces of Destiny. The latest trailer features a sneak peak at some of the upcoming episodes of the mini-series. The Star Wars Forces of Destiny television specials will premiere on the Disney Channel on October 1 and October 29.
The official Star Wars website has updated with the announcement that J.J. Abrams will return and direct Star Wars: Episode IX. For those who are unaware the original director for the film, Colin Trevorrow, left directorial duties earlier last week. J.J. Abrams will not only direct the film, but will also work as a co-writer with the help of Chris Terrio. The film is produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Michelle Rejwan, Abrams, Bad Robot, and Lucasfilm. Lucasfilm president, Kathleen Kennedy had this to say about his return. “With The Force Awakens, J.J. delivered everything we could have possibly hoped for,Read More
The Hollywood Reporter has reported that a rewrite is in the works for Star Wars Episode IX. To go along with the rewrite the team has added Jack Thorne to help with the script for the upcoming Star Wars sequel. According to the website’s sources, Jack Thorne will be revising the current script by director Colin Trevorrow and his writing partner, Derek Connolly, since “a fresh pair of eyes was needed.” Production for Star Wars Episode IX will start next January and the film is set to premiere on May 24, 2019. No other details are confirmed at this time so stay tuned forRead More
Yakface has recently posted new official images of the upcoming Star Wars Forces of Destiny products. The dolls are stated to release on August 1. The new official product images include: Rey from Jakku Sabine Wren Deluxe Endor Adventure Set (Princess Leia with Wicket the Ewok)
The official Vanity Fair magazine website has updated with the reveal of four new magazine covers that feature Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi. The covers feature several of the new outfits for the returning cast including a first full look at Rose, played by Kelly Marie Tran. Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi will premiere in theaters on December, 15, 2017. Personally I think that Vanity did a great tribute to Carrie Fisher and I hope she has a great final role in the upcoming film.
Disney and Hasbro has announced at Star Wars Celebration Orlando 2017 that they are teaming up to create a new toyline called Star Wars Forces of Destiny. The toyline will be accompanied by a micro series of shorts focusing on several of the main female heroes of the franchise. Some of the characters include Princess Leia, Sabine Wren, Jyn Erso, Rey, and more. The series will launch on Disney’s official Youtube channel in July and a two part TV special including eight new shorts will air on the Disney Channel this Fall. Disney and Lucasfilm Celebrate Iconic Heroes from a Galaxy Far, FarRead More