Could Star Wars fans be slightly less hyped about this new chapter in the series, with trailer views seemingly down across the board.
Star Wars actor Boyega said that he subject to so-called 'random checks' when he'd arrive in Los Angeles for auditions.
The late actress acted as a 'script doctor' for 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' writer and director Rian Johnson, who would visit her house in Beverly Hills.
It looks as though Justin Theroux is in ‘Star Wars 8’. According the Making Star Wars, the 45-year-old actor has landed a role in ‘Star Wars 8’… and they even have some idea about what kind of character he’ll be playing. “The Leftovers star Justin Theroux has a role in The Last Jedi,” they revealed.
It might not be an awful lot to go on, but movie fans and critics CinemaCon event in Las Vegas have been given their first glimpse of Star Wars: The Last Jedi. According to an iO9 reporter, it was just a handful of shots, but featured Daisy Ridley’s Rey brandishing a lightsaber.
Seems not, unless Mark Hamill’s hairy Jedi is suffering from an acute bout of amnesia. New footage from ‘The Last Jedi’ was shown to Disney shareholders and a select few others yesterday, including a rather telling exchange between Skywalker and the notably surnameless Rey. Anyhow, it feels like that particular avenue might be closing off, so perhaps she’s not a Skywalker, but a Kenobi (she’s probably not an Organa, as that might have come up in conversation with Princess Leia in ‘The Force Awakens’).
John Boyega has responded furiously to Samuel L. Jackson’s recent comments about the “abundance” of black British actors that he believes have taken roles from their African-American counterparts. Samuel L. Jackson kick started this back and forth when, during his interview on US radio station Hot 97, he questioned why British actor Daniel Kaluuya had been cast in the lead role in ‘Get Out’, which sees an African-American man meeting his white girlfriend’s parents. “Daniel grew up in a country where they’ve been interracial dating for a hundred years.
Who is Benicio Del Toro playing in ‘Star Wars 8’? It’s no secret that the 49-year-old actor will be heading to the galaxy far, far away… and it’s long been rumoured that he’d be joining ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ in a villainous role. Now, it looks as though he could well be the son of a very familiar ‘Star Wars’ character.
Announced today by Disney and Lucasfilm, it looks as though Force Friday – the special event which saw the release of ‘The Force Awakens’ tie-in toys – is back… and it brings us our first look at the heroes of ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’.
It looks like we’ll get our first look at ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ on the fateful date of April 14. Director Rian Johnson and Lucasfilm boss Kathleen Kennedy are now confirmed to appear at the Star Wars Celebration Orlando on April 14, for a special panel discussion. It’s been confirmed by StarWars.com, and according to the official mouthpiece for Star Wars news, ‘the talk promises to feature a few surprises and special guests, kickstarting what is sure to be an exciting and memorable weekend’.
Despite the fact that they’re supposed to be hard at work filming ‘Murder On The Orient Express’, Josh Gad has done what any self-respecting ‘Star Wars’ would do and peppered his co-star Daisy Ridley with questions regarding ‘The Last Jedi’. In an attempt to make Ridley open up about the sequel Josh Gad decided to bring in some pretty impressive fresh blood in the shape of Judi Dench. The beloved national icon and Oscar-winning actress was just as forceful in her interrogation as Josh Gad, and you can see her inundate Daisy Ridley with questions below.