The stars are hyping it. The director has been teasing it. It’s really not that far off. Written and directed by Rian Johnson, Star Wars: Episode VIII will be going into production very soon, and as that date approaches, we’ve already started thinking about what we’d really love to see in the movie come December 2017. Read more...
Disney may have pushed off Episode VIII's release date a few months, but that doesn't seem to have affected Rian Johnson's shooting schedule. As can be gleaned from various cast members' Twitter accounts, the next entry in the third Star...
If you’re in the market for all news concerning Star Wars: Episode 8, we’ve got you covered. In today’s edition of Episode 8 Bits: Rian Johnson confirms that Episode 8 will be shot on film. Diasy Ridley kind-of reveals an impending production start date. Show More Summary
It hasn't been the best couple of weeks for Star Wars: Episode VIII. Not only has the monumental success of Star Wars: The Force Awakens ramped up the pressure on the sequel, but Rian Johnson also has to do some re-writes, which means that the film has been delayed until Christmas 2017. Show More Summary
Thanks to the success of Star Wars: The Force Awakens as a Christmas release, Disney/Lucasfilm have moved Rian Johnson’s Star Wars: Episode VIII from its original May 26, 2017 release date to December 15, 2017. Pirates of the Caribbean:...Show More Summary
Briefly: It's official - Disney has moved the release date of Star Wars: Episode VIII from May 2017 to December 2017. The highly-anticipated sequel to The Force Awakens, being directed by Rian Johnson, was originally scheduled by Lucasfilm/Disney for May 26th, 2017. Show More Summary
You'll have to wait a little longer to find out what's up with Luke: To make room for the new Pirates of the Caribbean movie, Disney has pushed Rian Johnson's Episode VIII from May 26, 2017 back to December 15. (Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales will come out May 26, 2017, a... More »
We're going to have to wait a little bit longer for Star Wars: Episode VIII. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the anticipated sequel will now hit theaters on Dec.15, 2017. Episode VIII, to be directed by Rian Johnson, was originally...Show More Summary
Rian Johnson gets the time he needs. Read more...
We knew there were rumors of a slight delay in the production of Star Wars: Episode 8, but we didn’t see this coming: Rian Johnson‘s sequel has bailed on its original May 26, 2017 release date and will now blast into theaters on December 17, 2017. Show More Summary
Fans hoping to get two Star Wars movies in six months later this year are in for a bit of a let down. Rian Johnson’s Star Wars Episode VIII has been moved from a May 2017 release to December 2017. December 15, 2017 to be exact. Read more...
Production on 'Star Wars 8' has been pushed to February 2016 so Rian Johnson can rewrite the script to focus on 'Force Awakens' characters.
Welcome back to The Force Awakens Bits, your regular source of news about the movie you’ve already watched seven times! In today’s edition: Hot Toys’ Rey figure has received a very cool (and spoiler-y) upgrade. Star Wars: The Force Awakens keeps on breaking box office records. Show More Summary
Jim Coudal: Check Steve Yedlin’s Film vs. Digital Tests, plus this series of tweets from Rian Johnson who is directing SW Episode VIII with Yedlin as DP, and finally this conversation about the matter. This is a deep rabbit hole for film nerds, but I ate the whole thing up over the weekend. ?
Rian Johnson might be taking over for J.J. Abrams for Star Wars: Episode VIII, but that doesn't mean J.J. Abrams won't coquettishly hint at knowing all the major plot points just to torture you for the next year. "I know quite a bit," the director revealed to reporters at the Television... More »
It sounds like someone is going to crossover to the Dark Side. John Boyega is very excited for the next Star Wars installment with Rian Johnson at the helm. Of course, the tight-lipped English thespian merely teases Star Wars fans by...Show More Summary
Star Wars: The Force Awakens (essentially episode VII) was directed with great success by JJ Abrams. Star Wars Episode VIII might have found its director in the form of Rian Johnson, and while it is still quite a long way to go, Star...Show More Summary
Bel Powley may be in contention for the role. Read the full article on AICN We’ve known for a while that Rian Johnson was casting a new female lead for STAR WARS: EPISODE VIII (I foolishly, and somewhat sexistly, thought that meant curtains...Show More Summary
We’re now only 503 days away from the release of Star Wars: Episode VIII. Production on the hugely anticipated follow-up to the record-breaking Star Wars: The Force Awakens is due to begin later this year, with Rian Johnson overseeing the shoot. Show More Summary
Star Wars: The Force Awakens director J.J. Abrams may be having second thoughts about his decision to not direct further Star Wars sequels. The 49-year-old director is passing off duties to Rian Johnson and Colin Trevorrow for Episodes VIII and IX respectively, but Star Wars actor Greg Grunberg says J.J. is having regrets. PHOTOS: Check [...]