Rise of Skywalker clip that debuted in Fortnite yesterday is basically what leads up to the “Jedi Mind Trick” bit from the commercials. This version is a little dark but you get the idea.
Also in this post: Victoria Mahoney writes on how she nabbed the second-unit directing gig, new TV spots, some interesting interviews and one question with the
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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?”
They have a script, and it begins filming at the “end of July”, J.J. Abrams says on
The Late Show. That’s it. That’s the news. But the Episode IX director’s interview with Stephen Colbert has some fun bits. Watch it:
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Adam Driver was on
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert last night, where he talked about the difference between this and the leadup to The Force Awakens, and they play with some action figures.
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Mark Hamill was on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Friday night, and while the sketch was so-so, the interview did go a little bit off the beaten path.
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Oscar Isaac talks about getting slapped by Carrie Fisher during
The Last Jedi filming on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.
Carrie Fisher’s ashes were laid to rest in a giant Prozac pill. (You can see the pictures at Buzzfeed.) Her brother Todd explains to Entertainment Tonight:
“Carrie’s favorite possession was a giant Prozac pill that she bought many years ago. A big pill,” Todd explained. “She loved it, and it was in her house, and Billie and I felt it was where she’d want to be.”
He also said the private service for family and friends on Thursday –
attended by Meryl Streep, George Lucas and others – was “fitting” and ” beautiful.”
Yesterday also saw Fisher’s
Star Wars son, Adam Driver, share his thoughts on the actress with Stephen Colbert. Here’s the clip:
In an email to employees, Disney’s Bob Iger called The Force Awakens “one of the proudest and most exciting moments” in Disney history.
The BBC report and photos from The Force Awakens’ London premiere. Meanwhile, you can watch this morning’s the London press conference.
The Military Times profiles Adam Driver.
→ You won’t need to be a
Star Wars expert to enjoy The Force Awakens, Bobby Roberts points out in The Portland Mercury.
Buzzfeed takes a look at J.J. Abrams’ previous movies, leading into some interesting casting bits on The Force Awakens
→ J.J. Abrams and Harrison Ford were on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert the other day, where we get ‘exclusive video’ of
J.J. Abrams convincing Harrison Ford to return as Han Solo. Colbert is also pushing the hashtag #SpoilerSpoilers. ( My favorite.)
Stephen Colbert discusses the new trailer and guesses at the plot of The Force Awakens.
The Empire Strikes Back live-read had a few final casting surprises – but the big one is surely Mark Hamill as Obi-wan and the Emperor (and Boba Fett, apparently.) UPDATE: Buzzfeed has more pictures, and /Film has a lengthy recap.
Hamill wasn’t the only surprise last night –
the final episode of featured a The Colbert Report lot of guest stars – including brief appearances by George Lucas and J.J. Abrams.