Star Wars: Episode VIII

A complete shot-by-shot breakdown of the Star Wars The Last Jedi D23 Behind-The-Scenes Reel

July 20, 2017

At Disney’s D23 Expo over the weekend, Lucasfilm unveiled a behind-the-scenes reel for this year’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi. The Last Jedi is the 8th “Episode” in the Star Wars franchise and is directed Rian Johnson (Looper, Brick). The behind-the-scenes video delivered a greater insight to how powerful Star Wars is on and off […]

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The first teaser for Star Wars: The Last Jedi trended worldwide across the Easter weekend

April 17, 2017

Currently the number one trending video worldwide on YouTube and attracting 25 million views in less than 72 hours, it’s safe to say that Star Wars: The Last Jedi‘s first teaser trailer made its impact over the Easter weekend. And that number just takes into account the ONE official YouTube channel. The trailer had its […]

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Disney CEO Bob Iger calls Star Wars: The Last Jedi “A Perfect Chapter”

March 10, 2017

At Disney’s recent shareholders meeting, CEO Bob Iger spoke about the prospects of the Star Wars franchise. After relishing the success of The Force Awakens and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, which made a combined total of 3.1 billion USD at the box office, his attention has turned to Episode VIII The Last Jedi. After discussion about the momentous difficulty of toppling the success […]

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Star Wars Episode VIII finally has a title!

January 23, 2017

It’s the announcement that fans have been waiting months – nay, years – for. The title of the 8th chapter in the Star Wars saga, due out in December, has a title! Revealed on this morning, the title will be The Last Jedi, which is accompanied by an uncharacteristically red Star Wars logo, indicating this […]

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Star Wars Episode VIII will start from the moment The Force Awakens left off

July 18, 2016

While this year’s Star Wars Celebration Europe has given out relatively little details on 2017’s Episode VIII – focusing primarily on Rouge One, due out later this year – the film’s director Rian Johnson, accompanied by Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy, did give us some new information about the film during their panel on the future […]

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Mark Hamill addresses Episode VIII secrecy and The Force Awakens disappointments

July 17, 2016

Well Star Wars fans, it’s that time of year where the annual Star Wars Celebration takes place – and this time around it’s in London. While last year focused on the hype surrounding The Force Awakens, this year has been all about Rogue One. However, the first day of the event was just as much about an hour with Luke Skywalker himself, Mark Hamill […]

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Tom Hardy’s Star Wars: Episode VIII cameo revealed!

May 13, 2016

Arguably one of the worst-kept secrets of Star Wars: The Force Awakens was Daniel Craig‘s not-so-secret secret cameo. In case you missed it, the James Bond actor appears as a stormtrooper, codename JB-007, during Rey’s interrogation scene. Craig was among several notable stars to cameo as stormtroopers/glorified extras. A report via Making Star Wars this week […]

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Disney announces Star Wars: Episode VIII 7-month delay; pushes Pirates earlier

January 21, 2016

It’s a sad time for fans of the Star Wars franchise as Disney have announced that there will be a 7-month delay until Episode VIII‘s release date. It’s been reported that the next film instalment won’t hit US cinemas until 15 December 2017.  Although this will be seen as bad news for most, with its original US release being May […]

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Looper director Rian Johnson to write and direct Star Wars: Episode VIII

June 21, 2014

This is massive news. Ever since JJ Abrams was announced as the director of Disney’s Star Wars: Episode VII, most people assumed that Abrams would stick around for Episode VIII and IX, which are scheduled for release in 2017 and 2019 respectively. But according to Deadline, Disney is currently in the process of closing a deal for Rian Johnson to […]

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