Star Wars: The Force Awakens will seamlessly fit into the plot of Episode IX. The passing of Carrie Fisher, for a moment, put things in an awkward place for the continuation of the Skywalker Saga. After all, her character was still alive at the end of Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Ironically enough, with Fisher’s passing, Leia was the one who survived between her, Luke, and Han Solo. So J.J. Abrams stated that footage from The Force Awakens would be interwoven into Episode IX. A challenging task, no doubt, but Todd Fisher stated during his appearance on Good Morning America that the footage would fit well into the film’s narrative: “There’s a lot of minutes of footage. I don’t mean just outtakes. This is unused, new content that could be woven into the storyline. That’s what’s going to give everybody such a great kick. It’s going to look like it was meant to be. Like it was shot yesterday.” Also read: Mark Hamill … [Read more...] about Carrie Fisher’s Brother ‘Thrilled’ By Leia’s Scenes In ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’
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BEGIN SLIDESHOW10 Things From Rebels Season 4 We Want In Star Wars MoviesTo coincide with the release of Star Wars Rebels: The Complete Fourth Season on Blu-ray, ComingSoon.net is making our fourth and final rundown of all the great characters, vehicles, species and concepts from the show’s last season that we want to see on the big screen. Check out 10 Things From Rebels Season 4 We Want In Star Wars Movies in the gallery below, and click here to order your copy of Star Wars Rebels Season 4 on Blu-ray!RELATED: 10 Things from Rebels Season 1 We Want in Star Wars MoviesRELATED: 10 Things from Rebels Season 2 We Want in Star Wars MoviesRELATED: 10 Things from Rebels Season 3 We Want in Star Wars MoviesStar Wars Rebels: The Complete Fourth Season features some of the most critically-acclaimed Star Wars storytelling to date, with compelling characters, harrowing conflicts and astounding space battles. Old friends are reunited and new alliances are forged as … [Read more...] about 10 Things From Rebels Season 4 We Want In Star Wars Movies
x From Alec Guinness as Obi-Wan Kenobi to Daisy Ridley as Rey, the Star Wars franchise has consistently reserved a large section of its cast list for the English, and nowhere is this more evident than amongst the uniformed oppressors of the Empire and First Order. So, when it was announced that Richard E. Grant would be joining the team for next year’s Star Wars: Episode IX, many quickly speculated that he would be playing another stern and villainous Englishman of the Grand Moff Tarkin or General Hux variety. But to go one better, MovieWeb are reporting on a theory that pinpoints a specific character that the Logan and Doctor Who baddie could be playing, and it’s quite intriguing. The villain in question is Grand Admiral Thrawn, a blue-skinned member of the Chiss species who’s yet to be seen in live action form, but whose appearances in various comic books, not to mention the recent seasons of Star Wars Rebels, make him canon. For evidence, fans … [Read more...] about Could Richard E. Grant Be Playing Grand Admiral Thrawn In Star Wars: Episode IX?
Watch what happens closely, cause Episode IX is starting to get really interesting. Right before the weekend got underway, Disney and Lucasfilm announced the official cast and production start date for Star Wars 9, which is this Wednesday, August 1. Among the many new details released, it was revealed that three new cast members had been added to the movie. Keri Russell was officially confirmed, alongside Naomi Ackie and Richard E. Grant. While the Russell and Ackie characters haven't been revealed, we now have some hot and steamy rumors that Richard E. Grant is playing a new villain. Well, new to the big screen side of things at least Comic books and other novels have resurrected Grand Admiral Thrawn from the Legend side of the Star Wars universe and turned him canon. The character also appeared on the hit Disney XD animated series Star Wars Rebels. Now it is believed that Thrawn will be making his first ever big screen appearance in Star Wars 9. And he will be played by Richard E. … [Read more...] about Is Richard E. Grant Playing Grand Admiral Thrawn in Star Wars 9?
** Minor spoilers for Solo ahead ** Jonathan Kasdan co-wrote Solo: A Star Wars Story with his father Lawrence, the man who’s responsible for scripting The Empire Strikes Back. When asked about Lando Calrissian’s sexuality, Jonathan had some wonderful things to say. The kind of forthrightness from Jonathan Kasdan that we get in this interview with The Huffington Post is rare. Even when creatives have strong personal opinions, they often toe the status quo studio party line in the press. But Kasdan didn’t hesitate when The Huffington Post asked if Lando is pansexual. “I would say yes,” Jonathan Kasdan answered. “There’s a fluidity to Donald [Glover] and Billy Dee’s [portrayal of Lando’s] sexuality.” I don’t think many Star Wars fans would, or should, be surprised by this observation. From the moment that we meet Lando in The Empire Strikes Back, his primary … [Read more...] about Solo Screenwriter Says That Lando’s Sexuality Is Fluid, Wants More LGBT Characters in Star Wars