It sounds like Star Wars: Episode IX may use unreleased footage of Carrie Fisher from The Last Jedi, too

It sounds like Star Wars: Episode IX may use unreleased footage of Carrie Fisher from The Last Jedi, too

Star Wars: Episode IX began filming this past week, and the excitement just continues to build for the sequel trilogy's conclusion. The film reunites many prominent stars from the sequel era of Star Wars, as well as some notable figures from the original trilogy, but sadly the iconic Carrie Fisher will not be a part [...]

J.J. Abrams shares photo from first day of filming for Star Wars: Episode IX!

J.J. Abrams shares photo from first day of filming for Star Wars: Episode IX!

  Star Wars: Episode IX has wrapped its first day of filming at Pinewood Studios in London, and director J.J. Abrams took to social media to share a glimpse from the day's shooting. In his first ever tweet, Abrams shared this: https://twitter.com/jjabrams/status/1024717847958892545 In this shot, you can see Finn and Chewbacca in the cockpit of [...]

Speculating about what unused footage of Leia there may be from The Force Awakens

Speculating about what unused footage of Leia there may be from The Force Awakens

Star Wars: Episode IX begins filming this week, but perhaps the most notable figure from the casting announcement won't be with them. Carrie Fisher passed away in December 2016, but the film is bringing her back one last time to the role of General Leia Organa through unreleased footage from The Force Awakens.  That makes [...]

Here’s what we learned from the Star Wars: Episode IX casting announcement

Here’s what we learned from the Star Wars: Episode IX casting announcement

On Friday, Lucasfilm announced the official cast list for Star Wars: Episode IX, which begins filming on August 1. The most notable news was, understandably, the revelation that Carrie Fisher will reprise her role as General Leia Organa in the film posthumously via the use of unreleased footage shot for The Force Awakens.  It is [...]

Lucasfilm came up with seemingly the best solution possible regarding Carrie Fisher and Episode IX

Lucasfilm came up with seemingly the best solution possible regarding Carrie Fisher and Episode IX

Today, Lucasfilm announced that Star Wars: Episode IX starts filming next week, and they also announced the official cast list - which includes Carrie Fisher's return as Leia Organa, through unreleased footage shot for The Force Awakens! “We desperately loved Carrie Fisher,” director and co-writer J.J. Abrams said in a statement.  “Finding a truly satisfying [...]

Star Wars: Episode IX includes Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, and Billy Dee Williams!

Star Wars: Episode IX includes Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, and Billy Dee Williams!

Lucasfilm today announced that Star Wars: Episode IX will begin filming next week at Pinewood Studios, on Wednesday, August 1, 2018! The movie is being directed by J.J. Abrams, who directed The Force Awakens, and was written by Abrams and Chris Terrio.  John Williams will once again compose the score, as he has done for [...]