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J.J. Abrams Kicks Off Production of 'Star Wars: Episode IX' With New Set Photo Director J.J. Abrams announced the start of production with a cool photo from the set of the next ‘Star Wars’ sequel. Continue reading…

The Countdown To ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’ Begins With A Heartfelt Message From J.J. Abrams LUCASFILM To mark the beginning of production on Star Wars: Episode IX, director J.J. Abrams fired off a tweet (his first!) directed at Rian Johnson, who wrote and directed The Last Jedi, and George Lucas, who produced Howard the Duck… and did some other stuff, too. “Bittersweet starting this next chapter without Carrie, but thanks to an extraordinary cast and crew, we are ready to go,” he wrote.

Mark Hamill Talks Carrie Fisher's Return in Star Wars 9 It was announced late last week that Lucasfilm will be using unused footage of Carrie Fisher from the Force Awakens for Star Wars 9.

Mark Hamill Shared His Feelings On Making ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’ Without Carrie Fisher Lucasfilm After the untimely passing of Carrie Fisher in 2016, Star Wars fans wondered whether Princess-turned-General Leia Organa would appear in Episode IX (which begins filming this week). It turns out, she will, using previously unreleased footage from The Force Awakens. “We desperately loved Carrie Fisher,” director J.J. Abrams said. “Finding a truly satisfying conclusion to the Skywalker saga without her eluded us. We were never going to recast, or use a CG character.

Star Wars 9 Crew Are Using Old Cell Phones to Stop Spoilers? A new report claims the crew on the Star Wars 9 set have all been give ancient cell phones so they won't drop any major leaks during production.

Let’s Talk About The ‘Star Wars 9’ Cast Leia, Lando, and force-ghost Luke oh my! The finale of the Star Wars sequel trilogy is upon us, with some intriguing casting announcements to hold us over until its release. Lucasfilm announced that the main cast from the critically acclaimed The Last Jedi will be returning for the currently untitled picture, along with some fresh faces. IGN reports that: “They include Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Domhnall Gleeson, Kelly Marie Tran, Joonas Suotamo, and Billie Lourd. Newcomers for Episode IX are Naomi Ackie and Richard E.

Daily Podcast: What Role Will Lando Have In Star Wars Episode 9? Why Are So Many Female Superheroes Stuck In The Past? On the July 10, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by Star Wars expert Bryan Young, to talk about the recent casting news of Billy Dee Williams in Star Wars Episode 9 and speculate what kind of role Lando might play in JJ Abrams’ film.

Billy Dee Williams Returns as Lando Calrissian for ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’ His arc is likely to be less feel-good than before, but we should all celebrate the return of Lando. No matter what you think of Solo: A Star Wars Story, we can all agree that this particular anthology movie universally amplified the already omnipresent love for Lando Calrissian. Donald Glover’s take on one of the coolest, most charming characters in the Star Wars universe is spot-on, reminding us of just why we love Billy Dee Williams in the original trilogy in the first place. Glover gave us a taste of what Lando was like before the events of the first Star Wars.

AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR Star Josh Brolin Delivers Thanos' Snap For Soon To Be Banned Reddit UsersAVENGERS: INFINITY WAR Star Josh Brolin Delivers Thanos' Snap For Soon To Be Banned Reddit Users As you've no doubt already heard, a Thanos themed Subreddit is going to ban half of its users today and Josh Brolin has now shared a video in which he delivers the Mad Titan's now iconic snap. Take a look!

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