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Rian Johnson's Star Wars Trilogy 'Still On'

Rian Johnson is reportedly still set for his planned 'Star Wars' trilogy.The 47-year-old filmmaker - who was at the helm of 2017's 'The Last Jedi' - is set to return for a new trio of...

Ana De Armas Nearly Turned Down Breakthrough Knives Out Role

Ana de Armas almost turned down her breakthrough role in 'Knives Out'.The 32-year-old actress has admitted she almost decided against portraying nurse Marta Cabrera in Rian Johnson's 2019 Whodunnit, because the description for her character...

Noah Segan Hints That He Could Return For Knives Out 2

Noah Segan has hinted that he could appear in 'Knives Out 2'.The 36-year-old actor played Trooper Wagner, a policeman who assists Daniel Craig's sleuth Benoit Blanc, in Rian Johnson's murder mystery movie and Noah has...

Michael Shannon And Kate Hudson To Star In Shriver

Michael Shannon and Kate Hudson are to lead the cast of 'Shriver'.The 45-year-old actor and 41-year-old actress will be joined in the comedy movie by Don Johnson and Da'Vine Joy Randolph.The flick will be directed...

Rian Johnson Excited About Taika Waititi's Star Wars Film

'The Last Jedi' director Rian Johnson is excited about Taika Waititi's 'Star Wars' movie.It was announced on 'Star Wars' Day on Monday (04.05.20) that the 'Thor: Ragnarok' filmmaker would be helming a new story in...

Michael Shannon Praises Rian Johnson's Original Whodunit Knives Out

Michael Shannon has praised 'Knives Out' director Rian Johnson for creating a whodunit from scratch.The 46-year-old filmmaker's movie, which stars Daniel Craig as private detective Benoit Blanc, has been a critical and commercial success, and...

No Horror Movies For Rian Johnson

Rian Johnson will never make a horror movie.The 'Knives Out' director admitted that while he enjoys watching horror films, the genre is not one that he would ever be tempted to work in. Speaking part...

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...

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...

'The Last Jedi' Director Rian Johnson Praises "Funny" 'Solo: A Star Wars Story'

Rian Johnson last year brought the eighth episodic instalment of 'Star Wars' to fans in the form of 'The Last Jedi'. Whilst it was a movie that seemed to split opinion right down the middle,...

Star Wars Actors React With Derision To 'Men-only' Fan Edit Of 'The Last Jedi'

Star Wars actors John Boyega and Mark Hammill have reacted with incredulity and derision at a fan’s rather pathetic attempt to re-edit The Last Jedi with its female characters removed.An angry fan of the franchise...

Rian Johnson Discusses His New 'Star Wars' Trilogy

Rian Johnson is enjoying some huge box office success with his latest big screen release, 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi', despite not all of the sci-fi franchise's fan base getting behind the huge plot decisions...

Rian Johnson Puts The Characters 'Through Their Paces' In The Last Jedi

Getting to direct a 'Star Wars' movie would be the opportunity of a lifetime for any filmmaker out there, but for Rian Johnson - who was a die-hard fan of the franchise before he even...

Rian Johnson Excited To Visit "New Places" In His Standalone 'Star Wars' Trilogy

A few weeks back, it was confirmed that 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' director Rian Johnson had been granted a trilogy of standalone 'Star Wars' movies to work on in the future, allowing his creative...

Disney Announces New 'Star Wars' Trilogy With Rian Johnson

Disney would appear to be extremely confident about Rian Johnson’s handling of the upcoming Star Wars movie The Last Jedi, revealing that they have green-lit a further trilogy of movies, entirely under the director’s aegis.The...

Domhnall Gleeson Was Excited By Rian Johnson's Script For 'The Last Jedi'

After starring in the hugely successful The Force Awakens a couple of years ago, Star Wars actor Domhnall Gleeson has admitted that he only signed up to its sequel The Last Jedi after having been...

'Star Wars' Episode Viii Director Promises "Darker Tone"

'The Last Jedi' certainly sounds like one of the more ominous 'Star Wars' films in the episodic collection, and new comments from the movie's director Rian Johnson hint that the flick will certainly be headed...

Fans Go Crazy For The Latest Star Wars The Last Jedi Picture

Star Wars: The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson has teased fans with a glimpse of the film’s opening crawl, days after the title was finally revealed. Johnson had been unable to complete work on the...

'Star Wars' Actor Adam Driver Says New Script Is "Really Great"

Adam Driver, the actor behind Star Wars: The Force Awakens' baddie Kylo Ren, has described the script for upcoming eighth movies as "really great" and has called the new director Rian Johnson as "intelligent".Speaking to...

Benicio Del Toro Makes Bold Predication For Star Wars: Episode Viii

Benicio del Toro thinks 'Star Wars: Episode VIII' director Rian Johnson will ''infuse the franchise with new steroids''.The 48-year-old actor has signed up to star in the sci-fi sequel which will be released sometime in...

Rian Johnson Confirms Star Wars Episode Vii Will Focus On Physical Effects Over Cgi

As expected, the upcoming Star Wars Episode VII reboot will feature more of what made the original movies smash hits and less on what made the more contemporary ones such duds. The first cast photo...

May The Force Be With Him! But Who Is Star Wars Episode Viii Director Rian Johnson?

In the latest round of Star Wars news, Rian Johnson is said to be directing Episode VIII, ie the one that comes after the one that JJ Abrams is currently filming. According to Deadline the...

Tom Cruise To Make Star Wars Cameo?

Tom Cruise could make a cameo in 'Star Wars: Episode VII'.The 51-year-old star is close friends with the film's director J.J. Abrams - who helmed 'Mission: Impossible III' - and the pair reportedly met over...

What You Need To Know About Rian Johnson's Star Wars Appointment

We don’t get many leftfield directorial appointments in the world of movies, so Rian Johnson’s Star Wars nod really is something to savour. Johnson will direct Star Wars Episode VIII, and word on the street...

Is Joseph Gordon-levitt’S ‘Looper’ The Best Movie Of The Year?

The Looper reviews are in, and it’s great news for Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis and director Rian Johnson. The futuristic action thriller is set in a world where time travel is invented, though illegal and...

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