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Rian Johnson Wants To Become New Agatha Christie

Rian Johnson wants to make several sequels to his 'Knives Out' movie and become the Agatha Christie of whodunnit films.The 45-year-old director had so much fun writing and making his murder mystery film, which is...

Daisy Ridley's Star Wars Story Ends With Episode Ix

Daisy Ridley has confirmed she will not be returning as Rey in the next 'Star Wars' trilogy.The 27-year-old actress first played Rey in J.J. Abrams' 2015 film 'The Force Awakens' and Rian Johnson's 2017 follow-up...

J. J. Abrams Gave Himself More Freedom On Star Wars: Episode Ix

J. J. Abrams gave himself more freedom when he was making 'Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker'. The 52-year-old filmmaker co-wrote, co-produced and directed 2015's 'Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force...

Todd Fisher Says Sister Carrie Plays Big Part In Star Wars: Episode Ix

The late Carrie Fisher's character General Leia Organa will have a significant story arc in 'Star Wars: Episode IX', her brother Todd Fisher has revealed.Carrie - who first played the character, then known as Princess...

Rian Johnson Thanks 'Amazing' Star Wars Fans

Rian Johnson has thanked 'Star Wars' fans for ''the experience of a lifetime''.The filmmaker - who was at the helm for 'Episode VIII - The Last Jedi' - has spoken out to praise the...

Oscar Isaac: Leia's Star Wars Farewell Is Beautiful

Oscar Isaac says 'Star Wars: Episode IX' deals with the death of Princess Leia in a ''really beautiful way''.Carrie Fisher - the actress who played the character, known as General Leia Organa in the new...

Katherine Langford Joins Knives Out

Katherine Langford has joined the cast of 'Knives Out'.The '13 Reasons Why' is among a host of new additions, including Riki Lindhome, Raúl Castillo and Edi Patteron, to Rian Johnson's star-studded murder mystery, joining the...

Don Johnson Cast Alongside Daniel Craig In Knives Out

Don Johnson has been cast alongside Daniel Craig in 'Knives Out'.The 68-year-old actor has been added to the supporting cast for the Rian Johnson-directed movie, which will see Daniel star in the lead role, according...

Lakeith Stanfield Joins Knives Out

Lakeith Stanfield has joined the cast of 'Knives Out'. The 'Get Out' star will star alongside Daniel Craig, Michael Shannon and Chris Evans in the upcoming murder mystery film directed by Rian Johnson - who...

Chris Evans Joins Knives Out

Chris Evans has joined the cast of 'Knives Out'.The 'Captain America' star will join Daniel Craig in the upcoming murder mystery, which writer Rian Johnson will also direct.Details of the movie have so far been...

Daniel Craig Joins Rian Johnson's New Film

Daniel Craig has joined the cast of Rian Johnson's new film - sparking speculation 'Bond 25' may be delayed. The 50-year-old actor has signed up to appear in 'Knives Out', a 'Poirot'-style murder mystery which...

Jj Abrams Finds Star Wars Bittersweet Without Carrie Fisher

J.J. Abrams admitted it is ''bittersweet'' working on 'Star Wars Episode IX' without the late Carrie Fisher.The 52-year-old director marked his first day of shooting the next installment of the hit franchise by joining Twitter,...

Christopher Mcquarrie Says He Was An 'Innocent Bystander' In Toxic Fandom Row

Christopher McQuarrie says he was an ''innocent bystander'' before being caught up in the row about toxic 'Star Wars' fandom.The 50-year-old filmmaker recently ruled out ever helming a 'Star Wars' movie after he was subjected...

James Mangold Defends Rian Johnson Over Star Wars: The Last Jedi

James Mangold has defended Rian Johnson amid the backlash against 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'.The 54-year-old director - who helmed the widely acclaimed 'Logan' - has come out in support of Rian, after his 2017...

Mark Hamill Is Still Digesting The Impact Of Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Mark Hamill is still coming to terms with how 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' changed the perception of Luke Skywalker.The 66-year-old actor has played the iconic character throughout the money-spinning film series, but Mark has...

Star Wars Story Spin-offs On Hold

LucasFilm have put their 'Star Wars Story' spin-offs on hold.The studio have decided to put their focus on 'Star Wars: Episode IX' and what the next trilogy of films will be after the current crop...

Natalie Portman Wants To Meet Mark Hamill

Natalie Portman wants to meet Mark Hamill.The 66-year-old actor pointed out on Twitter last week that he'd never met the 37-year-old actress, even though she played Padme Amidala, the mother of his 'Star Wars' alter...

Rian Johnson Opens Up About His Approach To New 'Star Wars' Movie Trilogy

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' director Rian Johnson made such a good impression on the heads at Lucasfilm, that he's now been given the opportunity to helm a whole new movie trilogy within the 'Star...

Mark Hamill Thinks Recasting Carrie Fisher In Star Wars Would Be Tough

Mark Hamill thinks it would be ''tough recasting'' Carrie Fisher in 'Star Wars: Episode IX'.The 60-year-old actress shot to fame as Princess Leia in the original 'Star Wars' trilogy and reprised her role in the...

Rian Johnson Trying To Capture Spirit Of Star Wars For New Trilogy

Rian Johnson is trying to ''capture'' the spirit of the original 'Star Wars' movies for his upcoming trilogy.The 44-year-old filmmaker helmed the eighth instalment of the sci-fi franchise, 'The Last Jedi', and Disney and Lucasfilm...

Mark Hamill Says Luke Skywalker Was Meant To Die In Episode Ix

Mark Hamill has revealed George Lucas' intentions for his 'Star Wars' alter-ego.The 66-year-old actor portrayed Jedi Master Luke Skywalker in Lucas' original trilogy and reprised his role in the seventh and eighth instalments of the...

John Boyega Always Wanted To Be In Sci-fi

John Boyega always wanted to be part of the sci-fi genre.The 26-year-old actor landed the role of Stormtrooper-turned-Resistance fighter Finn in the newest 'Star Wars' trilogy and is currently starring in the sequel to 'Pacific...

Mark Hamill Reveals Change To Iconic Star Wars Scene

Mark Hamill revealed an iconic 'Star Wars' scene had to be reshot following a character name change.Most fans of the popular sci-fi franchise will know that Hamill's Jedi Master character Luke Skywalker was originally supposed...

Ron Howard Gets Sole Directing Credit For Solo: A Star Wars Story

Ron Howard will take solo directing credit for 'Solo: A Star Wars Story'.The 'Da Vinci Code' filmmaker was put at the helm of the upcoming anthology spin-off after then-directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller were...

Rian Johnson Won't Change Approach To New 'Star Wars' Trilogy Following 'Last Jedi' Response

Fan criticism is something anybody involved with a huge franchise such as 'Star Wars' has to deal with. No one is more aware of that now than 'The Last Jedi' director Rian Johnson, who won...

Mark Hamill Wants To Be A Frightening Force Ghost In Star Wars: Episode Ix

Mark Hamill would love to be in 'Star Wars: Episode IX' as a ''frightening'' Force Ghost.The 66-year-old actor portrayed the iconic Jedi Master Luke Skywalker in the original sci-fi trilogy and recently reprised his role...

Laura Dern Wants To Know More About Her Star Wars Character Vice Admiral Holdo

Laura Dern is eager to learn more about her 'Star Wars' character Vice Admiral Holdo.The 51-year-old actress portrayed the character in the eighth instalment of the hit sci-fi franchise 'The Last Jedi' which was helmed...

Rian Johnson Knew People Wouldn't Like Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Rian Johnson knew that not all 'Star Wars' fans would love his movie.The 44-year-old filmmaker helmed the eighth instalment of the hit sci-fi franchise, 'The Last Jedi', and although the film has had a mixed...

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Wins Big At Empire Awards

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' was named Best Film at the 2018 Empire Awards.The eighth installment in the sci-fi saga picked up the biggest prize at Sunday (18.03.18) evening's ceremony, as well as another five...

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Leads Empire Award Winners

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' was the big winner at the 2018 Empire Awards with six prizes.The eighth installment in the sci-fi saga picked up the coveted Best Film accolade at Sunday (18.03.18) evening's ceremony,...

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