Today, Rolling Stone has an interview with The Rise of Skywalker director J.J. Abrams, who says the film is “the most challenging thing I’ve ever been involved in. By a lot.” Plus, a new photo! He also talks about The Last Jedi, co-writer Chris Terrio, the original idea behind making Rey the hero, criticisms of The Force Awakens, George Lucas and more.
Lucasfilm launched The Rise of Skywalker character posters and emojis. Check out the posters below:
Entertainment Weekly has unleashed the cover story, and it’s actually three covers: One for each trilogy. And great news for those who love publicity shots! Honestly, this whole thing makes me yearn for the days of illustrations on magazine covers. But seriously, the main cover story, several new images, and of course, Rey’s parentage and Reylo.
In his appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Adam Driver says that what J.J. Abrams and Chris Terrio came up with for The Rise of Skywalker is “unique” and “rare.” And, because he’s promoting Marriage Story, Stephen asked him what kind of husband Kylo Ren would be. The first part of the interview, on Marriage Story, under the cut:Continue reading “Adam Driver on Colbert: What kind of husband Kylo Ren would be?”
A brand-new photo from The Rise of Skywalker shows Poe flying the Millennium Falcon and an Oscar Isaac interview. Between this and Daisy Ridley’s “four words” is the new-monthly Entertainment Weekly gearing up for another cover story?Continue reading “Poe flies the Falcon in new still and other Rise of Skywalker news”
Billie Lourd wrote a sweet/sad piece for Time on her mom, Carrie Fisher, and being the “keeper” of Princess Leia. Meanwhile, Carrie’s brother Todd is sharing details from the original version of the film.Continue reading “Billie Lourd on being the “keeper” of Princess Leia, and more Rise of Skywalker news”
Thanks to the New York Times, we finally have a decent copy of one of the first stills from The Rise of Skywalker that was originally revealed at Celebration Chicago.
There’s also a new image of Finn from USA Today’s holiday movie preview. John Boyega says that he aimed for Finn to “to eventually find his place and to have a team that he’s fighting for” without losing his strong personality along the way. “I wanted to show him in a light that shows growth and more of an understanding of his world and of the people in it.”Continue reading “New Rise of Skywalker stills, interviews”
The comic solicitations for January are out, and they include The Rise of Kylo Ren #2, in which we learn some very important details about Ben Solo and the Knights of Ren.
Head under the cut, spoilerphobes!Continue reading “The Rise of Kylo Ren comic is already busting fan theories”
The “news” here is that Star Tours is will be adding a new location from The Rise of Skywalker, but the actual news is that we get a name for where that Death Star wreckage is: “the ocean moon Kef Bir.”
The planet is new, but it’s already on Wookieepedia thanks to a mention in Ultimate Star Wars, which has another connection to someone new. Possible spoilers, if you consider really basic things spoilers.
Lost in the shuffle yesterday, we finally got confirmation – via the ticket sales – that The Rise of Skywalker will be the longest Star Wars film yet, at 2 hours, 35 minutes. That’s only two minutes longer than The Last Jedi, so keep that in mind when ordering refreshments.
Continue reading “Rise of Skywalker: Post-trailer roundup”