Writer Charles Soule and artist Will Sliney are discussing The Rise of Kylo Ren comic at StarWars.com. Plenty of interesting things here – and since #1 will be out next week, we can probably expect a preview to drop on Wednesday. In the meantime, Soule dropped one of Sliney’s early sketches.Continue reading “Kylo prequel comic hints and more Rise of Skywalker news”
What would it take to get John Boyega to return to Star Wars? Not streaming, he jokes to Variety: “You ain’t going to Disney Plus me!” But he says he would come back for a movie “as long as Daisy and Oscar are down for it.”
They are both less enthusiastic about the prospect: “[I’m] happy and feeling fulfilled that the task is complete,” Isaac says. “So I can’t imagine what it would be that would make me want to redo this thing or revisit it.” He’s also not very keen on taking Poe to Disney+.
Ridley says “I just don’t know if anything could top this one, honestly… it would have to be so extraordinary [to return], and I don’t know if that’s possible.”Continue reading “Will we see Rey, Finn and Poe on screen after Rise of Skywalker? (And other news)”
Daisy Ridley gets another cover story, this one in British GQ, where she talks about adjusting to fame, filming The Rise of Skywalker and more.
Continue reading “Daisy Ridley on filming Rise of Skywalker, looking back on TLJ’s throne room fight”
She was able to find the light side even in the weightier moments. “There was this thing,” she says, laughing as she starts to recall. “JJ would ask us to do the scene without speaking, just to feel the emotional… whatever. He was like, ‘You never know what could come up.’ We did that a couple of times. Then it became a joke, because we would just wet ourselves laughing. I said to JJ, ‘You have to do a bloopers reel,’ because I couldn’t keep my shit together at all.”
Sheev speaks and “Duel of the Fates” shows up in the new “Duel” commercial, which is full of new brand new footage.Continue reading “Palpatine claims “final word” in new Rise of Skywalker spot (and more news)”
Oscar Isaac and wife Elvira Lind have a new baby, and his visit to Late Night with Seth Meyers is his first time out of the house. As for The Rise of Skywalker, he also talks about visiting the King of Jordan and shooting in the desert.
J.J. Abrams was on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, where he revealed that the first word spoken in the film is “At.” Colbert also ran some fan theories past the director.
And in an interview with Esquire, Abrams talks about the whole toxic fandom issue, not doing test screenings and of course… Baby Yoda.Continue reading “J.J. Abrams reveals Rise of Skywalker’s first word and more of today’s news”
This morning, J.J. Abrams brought a Rise of Skywalker clip to Good Morning America, where he also revealed that post-production on the film finished up only yesterday, and that a script actually ended up on eBay.Continue reading “J.J. Abrams: Rise of Skywalker post-production finished “yesterday””
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.
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?”
Pedro Pascal is dropping information! The name of the Mandalorian in The Mandalorian is Din Jarin, (spelling verification to come?) he says in handout video posted by ScreenSlam.
Hopefully it comes up in the show – and he gets rid of that helmet at least some of the time. (Why do you hire Pedro Pascal and keep a helmet on him all the time?!?)