Brand new clip from The Rise of Skywalker released!

Brand new clip from The Rise of Skywalker released!

Today on Good Morning America, The Rise of Skywalker director J.J. Abrams debuted a brand new clip from the upcoming movie! The 30-second clip is from the speeder chase scene on Pasaana, which we've seen glimpses of in various trailers and TV spots. Here it is: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BCPiBWrIaSI I think this looks great. It has that [...]

J.J. Abrams was inspired by Rian Johnson to take a more daring approach in The Rise of Skywalker

J.J. Abrams was inspired by Rian Johnson to take a more daring approach in The Rise of Skywalker

When J.J. Abrams directed The Force Awakens, he delivered a very fun and welcome introduction to the sequel trilogy, but the criticism he faced was that it was too similar to A New Hope. Rian Johnson, meanwhile, did things in The Last Jedi we've never seen before in a Star Wars film, and his daring [...]

Carrie Fisher’s brother says Leia was originally supposed to be “the last Jedi” in Episode IX

Carrie Fisher’s brother says Leia was originally supposed to be “the last Jedi” in Episode IX

Whereas The Force Awakens gave Han Solo more of a spotlight and The Last Jedi focused on Luke Skywalker, Episode IX was originally planned to be Leia Organa's time to shine. Of course the focus of this sequel trilogy is on the new characters - especially Rey and Kylo Ren - but the original three [...]

J.J. Abrams gets it: “I never found myself trying to repair anything” Rian Johnson did

J.J. Abrams gets it: “I never found myself trying to repair anything” Rian Johnson did

After The Last Jedi, there was a segment of fans that made their displeasure with the film quite vocal. Some even wondered whether J.J. Abrams would retcon some of the decisions that Rian Johnson made, 'fixing' them in The Rise of Skywalker (which hilariously and falsely assumes that there are mistakes that need fixing in [...]

J.J. Abrams confirms the reason why Kylo Ren wears his cracked mask in The Rise of Skywalker

J.J. Abrams confirms the reason why Kylo Ren wears his cracked mask in The Rise of Skywalker

In case you haven't seen, Kylo Ren's mask is back in The Rise of Skywalker. Yes, the one he wore for much of The Force Awakens and then destroyed early in The Last Jedi. It is now repaired, and it is pieced together with a red substance, allowing you to see the cracks in it [...]

The Rise of Skywalker footage shown at D23 reveals Rey with a double-sided RED lightsaber!

The Rise of Skywalker footage shown at D23 reveals Rey with a double-sided RED lightsaber!

Today at the live-action panel at D23, Disney kicked things off with a bang by actually beginning with The Rise of Skywalker. Lucasfilm President Kathy Kennedy, TROS director J.J. Abrams, and the stars of the film were welcomed to the stage, and there's plenty that we'll be diving into here over the coming days/weeks based [...]

Lucasfilm hires Michelle Rejwan to oversee live action development and production!

Lucasfilm hires Michelle Rejwan to oversee live action development and production!

Lucasfilm has made a significant addition to their executive team, announcing today that they have hired Michelle Rejwan as the Senior Vice President of Live Action Development and Production. According to Lucasfilm, "Rejwan will oversee a new slate of feature films and episodic series for Lucasfilm and Disney+ and continue to produce with [Lucasfilm President Kathleen] Kennedy [...]

Billie Lourd will share screentime with Carrie Fisher in The Rise of Skywalker!

Billie Lourd will share screentime with Carrie Fisher in The Rise of Skywalker!

The Rise of Skywalker is bound to be an emotional movie for Star Wars fans based purely on the fact that it is wrapping up the entire Skywalker saga, something fans have grown to love over four decades.  But this film will carry an additional emotional punch: the late Carrie Fisher will be once more [...]

J.J. Abrams says there’s “more to the story” about Rey’s parents in The Rise of Skywalker

J.J. Abrams says there’s “more to the story” about Rey’s parents in The Rise of Skywalker

One of the big questions of the Star Wars sequel trilogy has been who Rey's parents are, and The Last Jedi gave us a satisfying answer to that: they're nobody significant. But it turns out, as is often the case in the Star Wars universe, that it might not be the entire story. That's what [...]