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Daisy Ridley’s Star Wars story ends with Episode IX

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 ‘The Last Jedi’ and she will be seen again as the character in this year’s ‘The Rise of Skywalker’. Ridley has now revea... »

Star Wars set for a hiatus, says Disney boss

Star Wars set for a hiatus, says Disney boss

‘Star Wars’ films are set for a "hiatus". Disney boss Robert Iger has confirmed that the money-spinning franchise’s production schedule will slow down dramatically after the release of the J.J. Abrams-directed ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’. He told Bloomberg: "We will take a pause, some time, and reset, because the Skywalker saga comes to an end wi... »

Star Wars: Episode IX title revealed

Star Wars: Episode IX title revealed

The final instalment of the mainline ‘Star Wars’ series will be subtitled ‘The Rise of Skywalker’. The film – which was previously known as ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’ – released its first trailer on Friday (12.04.19), and with it, the full title of the project was announced as ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’. The trailer aired at the annu... »

J.J. Abrams wants Star Wars fans to be ‘satisfied’ with trilogy finale

J.J. Abrams wants Star Wars fans to be ‘satisfied’ with trilogy finale

J.J. Abrams wants ‘Star Wars’ fans to be "satisfied" with ‘Episode IX’. The 52-year-old director – who has helmed the much-anticipated sci-fi movie after previously being behind the camera for ‘Episode VII – The Force Awakens – is excited for the franchise’s passionate fan base to see the highly anticipated third installment in the se... »

Anthony Daniels has filmed his last Star Wars scenes as C-3PO

Anthony Daniels has filmed his last Star Wars scenes as C-3PO

Anthony Daniels has filmed his last ever scenes as C-3PO in the ‘Star Wars’ franchise. The 72-year-old actor has revealed that his time portraying the lovable protocol droid in a galaxy far, far away is up and it is time for him to hang up his gold metallic suit. After wrapping his scenes on ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’, Daniels paid tribute to his director J.J. Abrams and Presi... »

Rian Johnson thanks ‘amazing’ Star Wars fans

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 huge franchise’s loyal and "passionate" fanbase after he directed the second in the current trilogy of films continuing the space saga. Taking to Twitte... »

Dominic Monaghan joins Star Wars Episode IX

Dominic Monaghan joins Star Wars Episode IX

Dominic Monaghan has joined the cast of ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’. The 41-year-old actor will reunite with ‘Lost’ creator and executive producer, J.J. Abrams, who is directing the new movie in the franchise, after previously begging him for a role in ‘The Force Awakens’, ET reports. Dominic previously said: "Give me a lightsaber, I’ll do anything. [Abra... »

JJ Abrams launches music label

JJ Abrams launches music label

JJ Abrams is launching his own music label. The Hollywood director and producer – who has his own production company Bad Robot – is launching his own music label, Loud Robot, in collaboration with Capitol Music Group, according to The Hollywood Reporter. While Capitol will provide the funding for the new indie label, Bad Robot will have the option of using its music for its movies, TV ... »

JJ Abrams ‘deeply sorry’ for making Evangeline Lilly feel uncomfortable on set of Lost

JJ Abrams ‘deeply sorry’ for making Evangeline Lilly feel uncomfortable on set of Lost

JJ Abrams has apologised to Evangeline Lilly, after she claimed she felt pressured into filming nude scenes on ‘Lost’. The 38-year-old actress revealed in an interview published on Thursday (02.08.18) that she been left "mortified" and in tears after being "cornered" into a partially-nude scene whilst working on the ABC mystery drama series, where she played Kate Au... »

Carrie Fisher’s brother praises JJ Abrams

Carrie Fisher’s brother praises JJ Abrams

Carrie Fisher’s brother says JJ Abrams is responsible for featuring the late actress in in ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’. Despite Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy previously dismissing Todd Fisher’s claims that his sister would appear in the upcoming movie, Disney and Lucasfilm have now revealed that Carrie will feature in the closing instalment of the main movie series, usin... »

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