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The masters of putting on a big media show, but not revealing anything, Disney and Lucasfilm have given Vanity Fair the most generous look yet at “Star Wars: The Last Jedi.” And while the profile piece is extensive, with some details about the new characters, the shroud of secrecy still remains. However, Lucasfilm head Kathleen Kennedy did reveal that before Carrie Fisher sadly passed away last year, the plans for ‘Episode IX’ centered around the princess turned Rebel leader. Continue reading Carrie Fisher Would’ve Been “Front And Center” Of ‘Star Wars: Episode IX,’ Rian Johnson Talks New City In ‘Last Jedi’ & More at The Playlist.

The cautious curtain raising for “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” continues this week as Vanity Fair reveals more from their latest issue dedicated to the upcoming blockbuster. And some fresh details have spilled about a couple of a new characters joining the ranks of the franchise. Most significantly, it’s been revealed that Benicio Del Toro will be playing the enigmatically named DJ (which I’m sure is short for a much longer, more spoilery name), who plays an “unscrupulous drifter,” which the galaxy seems to be filled with. Continue reading First Look At Benicio Del Toro In ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Plus New Details at The Playlist.

Disney and Lucasfilm carefully plot the reveal of each “Star Wars” movie, with a marketing campaign that moves with unerring precision, often teaming with a particular media partner for each rollout. And this week, fans are going to get a new batch of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” news in the pages of Vanity Fair, but as a little preview, portraits of the cast have been revealed. Continue reading ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Cast Revealed In New Vanity Fair Covers at The Playlist.