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This past weekend at D23, there was plenty of fanfare about “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” but aside from a sizzle reel, not much was revealed about the upcoming film. Indeed, just like “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” and “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” details are being unveiled very slowly for the movie. However, we now know a little bit more about the opening crawl that will kick off chapter eight in the saga. Continue reading Rian Johnson Teases The Opening Crawl For ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ at The Playlist.

When Colin Trevorrow released his feature film debut, “Safety Not Guaranteed,” he was a critical darling. The film currently holds a 90% on the review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes. His next film, “Jurassic World,” was seen as much less of a creative success, but that film went on to do record-breaking box office. Trevorrow then signed on to direct the last film in the current “Star Wars” trilogy, and it seemed like everything was going right for the director. Continue reading Colin Trevorrow Explains Why He’ll Do Right By ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’ at The Playlist.

“I’m hoping it’ll be a little shocking. But I’m hoping it will feel real and honest.” Lucasfilm has dropped a brand new behind-the-scenes featurette for Star Wars: The Last Jedi at their D23 Expo presentation this weekend. Like the behind-the-scenes featurette for The Force Awakens, this includes a whole bunch of new footage and looks at various characters/aliens/scenes we haven’t seen anything about yet. And oh my goodness does it look magnificent. I can’t wait!! Daisy Ridley returns as Rey, with John Boyega, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Gwendoline Christie, Domhnall Gleeson, Lupita Nyong’o, Peter Mayhew, Andy Serkis, and Warwick Davis. Newcomers include Benicio Del Toro, Laura Dern, and others. There’s so many questions I have after watching this. But that’s the point – it’s an exhilarating tease that will keep our interests piqued while we wait until release. Fire this up below. Here’s the new behind-the-scenes featurette for Rian Johnson’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi, on YouTube: You …