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Snoke and Kylo go on a field trip in new Age of Resistance preview
In the StarWars.com preview pages for next week’s Age of Resistance: Supreme Leader Snoke, he takes his apprentice to a familiar planet, and a familiar challenge.
The issue will be in stores on September 11.
Final issues of Age of Resistance offers backstories on Snoke, Rose and Kylo
The last leg of Marvel’s Age of series, the Age of Resistance, has revealed new details about the final issues, coming in September, which will focus on Rose, Snoke, Rey and Kylo. Head into the gallery to see the blurbs.
The series will launch with a Finn issue. Poe Dameron, Captain Phasma and General Hux will also have their own issues, with stories about Admiral Holdo, Max Kanata and BB-8 in the Special.
The Last Jedi behind-the-scenes with Andy Serkis, Carrie Fisher, Oscar Isaac and Daisy Ridley
With The Last Jedi home release imminent, several behind the scenes clips and featurettes have been released. There’s an interview with Andy Serkis on Snoke at Entertainment Weekly; Oscar Isaac, Carrie Fisher and The Slap at People; Daisy Ridley and Rian Johnson on Rey at E!.
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Andy Serkis on if we’ll see Snoke again
Andy Serkis is making the rounds for Black Panther, but naturally /Film asked him about Snoke, and his reaction to the character’s death. Serkis plays it a little coy:
Behind The Last Jedi: Story, effects, costumes, and more
And now that we’ve all had a chance to take the movie in, the behind-the-scenes stuff has started flowing in… There are several Rian Johnson interviews out and about, with the best perhaps being at the Los Angeles Times. There he talks about introducing new Force powers, Rey and Kylo, and the whole purpose of the shirtless scene. Also: Business Insider, a Variety podcast and The Director’s Cut podcast.
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Keep on spoiling: How The Last Jedi treats Snoke, Phasma, and a multitude of cameos
In the second part of Entertainment Weekly’s The Last Jedi spoilerfest, Rian Johnson and team tackle Supreme Leader Snoke, Captain Phasma, Mark Hamill’s second role and more.
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Today in The Last Jedi: Rian Johnson goes long, Louboutins up for auction
There a new, wide-ranging interview with writer/director Rian Johnson over at StarWars.com today. Topics include porgs (naturally,) Snoke’s red room/gold robe, and why there hasn’t been much of Finn in the marketing. There’s also a super charming cast interview over at the New York Times.
The charity auction for the custom Louboutins has begin. (Currently in the lead is the Amilyn, for $9,500, followed by Rey, Rose and Phasma.) In true collector fashion, each auction winner will come away with two pairs of the shoe – one signed by Christian Louboutin and the actress, and a second “in the size of your choice” – which means yes, you CAN wear them.
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Trials and tribulations of The Last Jedi’s Supreme Leader Snoke
Entertainment Weekly actually shed some light on Supreme Leader Snoke with Andy Serkis and director Rian Johnson. They’re not promising answers, exactly, but there’s plenty to unpack here about his motivations and what he wants with the First Order and Kylo Ren.
“His training of Kylo Ren is not yielding what he wants,” Serkis says. “Therefore his anger towards Kylo Ren is intensified because he can’t bear weakness in others. Part of the manipulation is goading him with Hux and playing them off against each other.”
They’re not promising all the answers on Snoke – Johnson compares him to the Emperor in the original trilogy and says “a story is not a Wikipedia page,” but there’s a lot more here than I expected. And sometimes? A bare outline is enough.
The Last Jedi: New dialogue, peanut covers, are porgs rodents?
New dialogue has been heard in both a TV spot (which also features a handful of new shots, most notably Finn during his battle with Phasma) and via some… talking candy? Per usual, these lines may not pan out in the film so don’t get too attached (remember “immune to the light?”)
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