Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Star Wars: The Last Jedi
  • 2017
  • US
  • 2h 32min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Rian Johnson
  • Cast: Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong'o, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Gwendoline Christie, Andy Serkis, Benicio del Toro, Laura Dern, Kelly Marie Tran
  • UK release: 14 December 2017

Rey (Ridley) meets Luke (Hamill) to learn all about the Force. Johnson expands on the casualties-of-war theme, making magnificent, roaring action sequences and leading the viewer through a blood-stained moral labyrinth. Driver returns with a vengeance, Dern is terrific and it hits the sweet spot between nostalgia and gripping storytelling.

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Performance times

Adam Smith Theatre, Kirkcaldy (0.0 miles)

Bennochy Road, Kirkcaldy, Fife, KY1 1ET
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Fri 4 May

£5

The Beehive, Honiton (0.0 miles)

Dowell Street, Honiton, Devon, EX14 1LZ
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Sat 28 Apr

  • 19:30
Adderstone Field, Dalby Forest, Thornton Le Dale, YO18 7LR
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Fri 4 May

£9.50–£13.50

Warwick Castle (0.0 miles)

Warwick, CV34 4QU
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Wed 12 Sep

£8.50–£17 (Children £6.25–£12.50)

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Reviews & features

Simon Pegg says Rey's lineage was undone by Star Wars: The Last Jedi

5 Apr 2018

Film gossip

Simon Pegg said there was "some talk" about Rey's parentage in 'Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens'. The 48-year-old actor voiced the alien Unkar Plutt in J.J Abrams 2015 seventh movie in the hit sci-fi franchise, which introduced the…

Mark Hamill gets emotional seeing Yoda while filming Star Wars: The Last Jedi

13 Mar 2018

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Mark Hamill got emotional when he saw the Yoda puppet while filming 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'. The 66-year-old 'Star Wars' legend reprised his role as Luke Skywalker in the eighth instalment of the popular sci-fi franchise, and in a surprising…

Rian Johnson recreated Yoda puppet for Star Wars: The Last Jedi

20 Dec 2017

Film gossip

Rian Johnson "recreated" the Yoda puppet from the original 'Star Wars' trilogy for 'The Last Jedi'. The 44-year-old filmmaker helmed the eighth movie in the sci-fi franchise and in a surprising scene, the little green Jedi Master makes an appearance…

Star Wars: The Last Jedi commemorative note makes £186k for charity

19 Dec 2017

Film gossip

A commemorative note released in honour of 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' has raised £186,754 for UK charity Together for Short Lives. The UK based charity - which aims to speak out for children and young people who tragically have short life…

Carrie Fisher's death almost changed The Last Jedi

18 Dec 2017

Film gossip

Rian Johnson considered changing 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' following the shock death of Carrie Fisher. The 44-year-old filmmaker wrote and directed the eighth instalment of the sci-fi franchise, which sees the return saga legends Fisher and Mark…

Mark Hamill voices an alien in Star Wars: The Last Jedi

18 Dec 2017

Film gossip

Mark Hamill voices an alien in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' as well as playing Luke Skywalker. The 66-year-old actor appears as the Jedi Master in the eighth instalment of the popular sci-fi franchise but he also lent his voice to a CGI character known…

Mark Hamill praises Star Wars newcomers

17 Dec 2017

Film gossip

Mark Hamill has praised the new additions to the 'Star Wars' cast as "spectacular." The 66-year-old actor reprises his role as Luke Skywalker in the new trilogy of the sci-fi franchise, which launched with 'The Force Awakens' in 2015, and has…

Edgar Wright's Star Wars cameo

17 Dec 2017

Film gossip

Edgar Wright has a secret cameo in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'. The 'Baby Driver' filmmaker explained that director Rian Johnson is a close friend of his so he ended up in the movie when he went down to the set to watch filming. He told The…

Rian Johnson intimidated by Mark Hamill

17 Dec 2017

Film gossip

Rian Johnson was intimidated by Mark Hamill. The 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' director grew up watching the original 'Star Wars' movies, which feature Mark as Luke Skywalker and admitted that getting the chance to work with the actor left him star…

Daisy Ridley: Rey is a role model

16 Dec 2017

Film gossip

Daisy Ridley believes having a "hero" like her 'Star Wars' character Rey to look up to when she was young would've meant a "great deal". The 25-year-old actress has admitted she was more interested in books than movies as a child, but thinks that if…

Rian Johnson had Last Jedi idea before The Force Awakens

15 Dec 2017

Film gossip

Rian Johnson wrote the script for 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' before 'The Force Awakens' was finished. The 43-year-old filmmaker helmed the eighth instalment of the popular sci-fi franchise, which has opened to rave reviews, and he claims that he had…

Gwendoline Christie fears for Phasma's future

15 Dec 2017

Film gossip

Gwendoline Christie is terrified her 'Star Wars' alter ego Captain Phasma won't return in 'Episode IX'. The 39-year-old actress stars as the commander of the First Order's legions of Stormtroopers in the sci-fi saga's new trilogy and can be seen in…

Domhnall Gleeson almost snubbed Star Wars role

14 Dec 2017

Film gossip

Domhnall Gleeson almost turned down his role in 'Star Wars'. The 34-year-old actor has just returned for his second outing in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' as General Hux - one of the most notorious villains in the space opera franchise - but he has…

Andy Serkis compares Snoke to the Wizard of Oz

14 Dec 2017

Film gossip

Andy Serkis says his 'Star Wars' character Supreme Leader Snoke is like the Wizard of Oz. The 53-year-old actor first starred as the leader of the First Order in 2015's 'The Force Awakens' and has reprised his role in the much-anticipated eighth…

Oscar Isaac: Happy to be alive in Star Wars

14 Dec 2017

Film gossip

Oscar Isaac is very happy Poe Dameron wasn't killed off in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'. The 38-year-old actor stars as the Resistance X-wing fighter pilot and one of the most trusted operatives for General Leia Organa (Carrie Fisher), and he was…

Mark Hamill got 'choked up' watching late Carrie Fisher on screen

13 Dec 2017

Film gossip

Mark Hamill "got really choked up" watching the late Carrie Fisher on screen in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'. The 66-year-old actor - who plays Luke Skywalker - admits it was tough seeing his late co-star star as General Leia Organa in the movie as she…

Rian Johnson felt like he was making Star Wars 'indie movie'

13 Dec 2017

Film gossip

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' director Rian Johnson felt like he was making an "indie movie with lightsabers" at times. The 43-year-old filmmaker has opened up about what it was like on the set of the latest instalment of the science fiction franchise…

John Boyega always checks Star Wars character's fate

13 Dec 2017

Film gossip

John Boyega always skips to the end of the 'Star Wars' scripts to make sure he survives to the next movie. The 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' actor plays Finn in the science fiction film franchise and has confessed that when he first gets the script, he…

Rian Johnson working with Daisy Ridley was a huge thrill

12 Dec 2017

Film gossip

Rian Johnson "leaned forward" in his chair with excitement when he learned he had a female hero to direct in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'. The 43-year-old filmmaker has helmed the eighth instalment of the sci-fi saga following on from J.J. Abrams' 'The…

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The eighth episode in the Star Wars saga sees the Empire strike back hard and Rey (Daisy Ridley) meet with Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) to learn all about the force. This may sound familiar but with Rian Johnson (Brick, Looper) in the directing seat…

Mark Hamill proud to be known as Luke Skywalker

11 Dec 2017

Film gossip

Mark Hamill is "proud" to be known as Luke Skywalker. The 66-year-old actor - who has been married to Marilou Hamill since 1978 - portrayed the Jedi Master in the original 'Star Wars' trilogy and reprised his role in the 2015 'The Force Awakens' in a…

Rian Johnson wanted Star Wars: The Last Jedi to be emotional

11 Dec 2017

Film gossip

Rian Johnson wanted 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' to be an "emotional" movie. The 43-year-old filmmaker has helmed the eighth instalment of the popular sci-fi franchise which sees the return of Mark Hamill as Jedi Master Luke Skywalker and the late…

Andy Serkis says Supreme Leader Snoke is more powerful than Darth Vader

11 Dec 2017

Film gossip

Andy Serkis says Supreme Leader Snoke believes he is "more powerful than Darth Vader". The 53-year-old actor starred as the leader of the First Order in 2015's 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' and has reprised his role in the anticipated eighth…

John Boyega: Finn's more serious in The Last Jedi

11 Dec 2017

Film gossip

John Boyega's 'Star Wars' character Finn is "much more seriousness and understanding" in 'The Last Jedi'. The 25-year-old actor is reprising his role in the latest instalment of the science fiction franchise after making his debut in 'The Force…

Daisy Ridley struggled to master her lightsaber

11 Dec 2017

Film gossip

Daisy Ridley has admitted that learning to wield a lightsaber for 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' was the "hardest thing" she has done as an actress. The 25-year-old British star reprises her role as Force-sensitive Rey in the eighth film in the sci-fi…

Laura Dern thinks Star Wars: The Last Jedi is incredibly relatable

11 Dec 2017

Film gossip

Laura Dern thinks 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' offers an "incredibly relatable" portrayal of women. The 50-year-old actress is one of the newest stars to join the saga and portrays Vice Admiral Holdo in the eighth instalment of the popular sci-fi…

Mark Hamill was surprised by Rian Johnson on Star Wars: The Last Jedi

8 Dec 2017

Film gossip

Mark Hamill couldn't believe how "amiable" Rian Johnson was while filming 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'. The 66-year-old legend is set to reprise his role as Jedi Master Luke Skywalker in the eighth instalment in the popular sci-fi franchise but…

Rian Johnson actively encouraged to find personal Star Wars story

5 Dec 2017

Film gossip

Rian Johnson was "actively encouraged" to find a story that was "personal" to him for 'The Last Jedi' by Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy. The 43-year-old filmmaker has helmed the eighth instalment in the 'Star Wars' franchise and he has revealed…

John Boyega dubs Star Wars: The Last Jedi very messy

4 Dec 2017

Film gossip

John Boyega claims 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' is an exploration of war and the effects it has on those involved. The 25-year-old actor made his debut as Stormtrooper-turned-Resistance fighter Finn in 2015's 'The Force Awakens' and will reprise his…

Andy Serkis: The Last Jedi is a powerful and emotional story

4 Dec 2017

Film gossip

Andy Serkis was blown away by 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' because it is such an "emotional" story. The 53-year-old actor plays Supreme Leader Snoke in the new trilogy in the sci-fi saga and will feature a lot more in the upcoming eighth movie - helmed…

Gwendoline Christie inspired by Princess Leia

4 Dec 2017

Film gossip

Gwendoline Christie was inspired by Princess Leia. The 39-year-old actress joined the 'Star Wars' franchise as villain Captain Phasma in 'The Force Awakens' back in 2015 and will reprise her role as the First Order stormtrooper commander this…

Special Star Wars commemorative note to be released

4 Dec 2017

Film gossip

A unique commemorative note has been created to celebrate the release of 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'. The note - which will be available exclusively on ebay.co.uk - has been created using technology from British company De La Rue and forms part of a…

Daisy Ridley teases Carrie Fisher could survive in Star Wars: The Last Jedi

1 Dec 2017

Film gossip

Daisy Ridley has teased Carrie Fisher's 'Star Wars' alter-ego General Leia Organa will survive until the end of 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'. The 25-year-old actress portrays mysterious Force-wielding orphan Rey - who made her first outing in 2015's…

Mark Hamill almost didn't return to Star Wars

1 Dec 2017

Film gossip

Mark Hamill was reluctant to return to 'Star Wars' as fans are "brutal". The 66-year-old actor starred as Jedi Master Luke Skywalker in the original sci-fi trilogy and is set to reprise his role in the upcoming eighth movie in the franchise 'Star…

Rian Johnson didn't alter Last Jedi after Carrie Fisher's death

30 Nov 2017

Film gossip

Rian Johnson didn't change "a thing" in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' in the wake of Carrie Fisher's death. The Hollywood legend reprised her role as General Leia Organa, alongside fellow veterans Harrison Ford and Mark Hamill, in the seventh instalment…

Adam Driver almost snubbed Star Wars role

30 Nov 2017

Film gossip

Adam Driver was initially reluctant to join the 'Star Wars' saga. The 34-year-old actor stars as villain Kylo Ren in 'The Force Awakens' - helmed by J.J. Abrams - and will reprise his role in Rian Johnson's 'The Last Jedi' movie this…

Daisy Ridley won't play Rey after Star Wars: Episode IX

30 Nov 2017

Film gossip

Daisy Ridley has ruled out returning as Rey after 'Star Wars: Episode IX'. The 25-year-old actress first starred as the mysterious Force-wielding orphan in 2015's 'The Force Awakens' and is set to reprise her role this December in 'The Last…

Rian Johnson says Lando Calrissian isn't in Star Wars: The Last Jedi

22 Nov 2017

Film gossip

Rian Johnson has confirmed Lando Calrissian will not appear in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'. The smuggler - who was played by Billy Dee Williams - first appeared in 'Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back as a close friend to Han Solo (Harrison…

Oscar Isaac teases Last Jedi storyline

21 Nov 2017

Film gossip

Oscar Isaac has revealed his character Poe Dameron in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' doesn't trust Admiral Holdo. The 38-year-old actor is reprising his role as the Resistance fighter in the eighth instalment of the sci-fi franchise alongside newcomer…

Mark Hamill's emotional Millennium Falcon return

20 Nov 2017

Film gossip

Mark Hamill "welled up with emotion" when he first stepped aboard the Millennium Falcon in preparation for filming 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'. The 66-year-old actor spent a large amount of time on the iconic vehicle as Luke Skywalker in the original…

Mark Hamill need alone time with the Millennium Falcon

18 Nov 2017

Film gossip

Mark Hamill needed "to be alone" when he entered the Millennium Falcon while filming 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'. The 66-year-old 'Star Wars' legend starred as Luke Skywalker in the original sci-fi trilogy and is reprising his role again for the…

Star Wars: The Last Jedi will be longest Star Wars film

18 Nov 2017

Film gossip

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' will be the longest 'Star Wars' film yet. The latest instalment of the science fiction franchise has a confirmed run time of 150 minutes, which is 26 minutes longer than 2015's 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' and 10 minutes…

Benicio del Toro teases his character in Star Wars: The Last Jedi

17 Nov 2017

Film gossip

Benicio del Toro has teased his character in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' is neither "good or bad". The 50-year-old actor is playing the mysterious DJ in the eighth installment in the sci-fi franchise, and he has sent fandom spinning by suggesting his…

Daisy Ridley critical of her performance in The Force Awakens

13 Nov 2017

Film gossip

Daisy Ridley didn't think her performance was very "good" in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'. The 25-year-old actress made her debut as the Force-sensitive orphan Rey in the seventh film in the sci-fi franchise and she reprises her role this December…

Mark Hamill says Luke Skywalker is haunted in The Last Jedi

6 Nov 2017

Film gossip

Mark Hamill has teased the Luke Skywalker that fans will see in 'The Last Jedi' is a character haunted by the decisions he has made and the tragedies that have happened in his life. The 68-year-old actor reprises his role as the Jedi Master in the…

Rian Johnson overwhelmed with Star Wars: The Last Jedi

26 Oct 2017

Film gossip

Rian Johnson said filming 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' was overwhelming. The 43-year-old filmmaker helmed the upcoming eighth movie in the sci-fi franchise, and during a behind-the-scenes look at the highly anticipated film, Johnson said he had some…

Rian Johnson says Carrie Fisher's scene in Star Wars: The Last Jedi are emotional

25 Oct 2017

Film gossip

Rian Johnson has teased 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' will feature "emotional" scenes with the late Carrie Fisher. The movie legend reprised her role as General Leia Organa, alongside fellow veterans Harrison Ford and Mark Hamill, in the seventh…

Carrie Fisher features in new Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer

10 Oct 2017

Film gossip

Carrie Fisher features in the new trailer for 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'. The iconic actress - who starred as Princess Leia in the sci-fi movie series - passed away in December last year shortly after she stopped breathing during a transatlantic…

Carrie Fisher should have been focus of Star Wars IX

8 Oct 2017

Film gossip

Carrie Fisher was supposed to take centre stage in 'Star Wars: Episode IX'. The screen legend - who passed away last December - had returned to the franchise alongside fellow veterans Harrison Ford and Mark Hamill in the seventh installment of the…

Domhnall Gleeson almost turned down Star Wars role

1 Oct 2017

Film gossip

Domhnall Gleeson almost turned down his role in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' as he didn't want the fame that came with it. The 34-year-old actor plays General Hux in the new trilogy of the popular sci-fi franchise, but has said he almost turned…

Domhnall Gleeson was 'wowed' by the script for Star Wars: The Last Jedi

29 Sep 2017

Film gossip

Domhnall Gleeson only committed himself to 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' after being wowed by the movie's script. The 34-year-old actor is set to play the part of General Hux - the former head of the First Order's Starkiller Base - in the…

Domhnall Gleeson confirms he will be in third Star Wars movie

26 Sep 2017

Film gossip

Domhnall Gleeson has confirmed he will be in the third 'Star Wars' movie. The 34-year-old actor starred as the villainous General Hux in the 2015 J.J. Abrams movie 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens', and will reprise his role in the upcoming production…

Rian Johnson finishes post-production on The Last Jedi

22 Sep 2017

Film gossip

Rian Johnson has finished post-production on 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'. The 43-year-old filmmaker has helmed eighth instalment of the sci-fi saga, which will hit cinemas this December, and now Johnson has taken to Instagram to announce the movie is…

Andy Serkis remembers 'incredible' Carrie Fisher

21 Sep 2017

Film gossip

Andy Serkis feels privileged to have got to know the late Carrie Fisher because she was such an "incredible human being". The 53-year-old actor plays Supreme Leader Snoke in the new 'Star Wars' trilogy and although he didn't get to shoot any scenes…

Domhnall Gleeson unsure on Star Wars future

18 Sep 2017

Film gossip

Domhnall Gleeson doesn't know whether he'll be "involved" in 'Star Wars: Episode IX'. The 34-year-old actor starred as the villainous General Hux in the 2015 movie 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens', and will reprise his role in the upcoming production…

Harrison Ford won't return to Star Wars

14 Sep 2017

Film gossip

Harrison Ford would "rather not" return to the 'Star Wars' franchise. The 75-year-old actor starred as the iconic Han Solo in the original trilogy and reprised his role in 2015's 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' but was shockingly killed by his own son…

Joseph Gordon-Levitt to star in Star Wars: The Last Jedi

11 Sep 2017

Film gossip

Joseph Gordon-Levitt will voice an alien in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'. The 36-year-old actor has collaborated with director Rian Johnson on three of his movies including 'Looper' and 'Brick', and the filmmaker is said to have revealed the actor will…

Rian Johnson reveals Luke Skywalker is the 'last Jedi'

8 Sep 2017

Film gossip

Rian Johnson confirmed Luke Skywalker is the "last Jedi" in the galaxy. The 43-year-old filmmaker helms the upcoming eighth instalment of the 'Star Wars' space saga, and as soon as the new title 'The Last Jedi' was announced, fans have constantly…

Carrie Fisher's Star Wars: The Last Jedi performance was 'beautiful'

7 Sep 2017

Film gossip

Carrie Fisher gave a "beautiful and complete performance" in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'. The late actress tragically passed away in December 2016 when the upcoming eighth instalment of the popular sci-fi franchise - in which she reprised her role as…

Rian Johnson: Kylo Ren is 'so much fun' to write

6 Sep 2017

Film gossip

Rian Johnson found Kylo Ren "so much fun" to write for 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'. The 43-year-old filmmaker helms the upcoming eighth instalment of the popular sci-fi franchise, and as said the movie's villain Kylo - played by Adam Driver - was one…

Rian Johnson says Han Solo will have major role in Last Jedi

14 Aug 2017

Film gossip

Rian Johnson said Han Solo will still have a major part in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'. Harrison Ford's iconic character was shockingly murdered by his own son Ben Solo/Kylo Ren (Adam Driver) in the 2015 movie 'The Force Awakens', but the director…

Rian Johnson says Rey's parents will be revealed The Last Jedi

14 Aug 2017

Film gossip

Rian Johnson confirmed Rey's parents will be revealed in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'. Fans began speculating about the lineage of the mysterious Force-using orphan - who is played by Daisy Ridley - since her first appearance in 'The Force Awakens'…

Mark Hamill reveals why Luke Skywalker went into exile

11 Aug 2017

Film gossip

Mark Hamill has l revealed why his 'Star Wars' character Luke Skywalker went into exile. The 65-year-old actor briefly reprised the role of the iconic Jedi in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' and is set to play a pivotal role in the next instalment…

Oscar Isaac teases Carrie Fisher's role in Star Wars: The Last Jedi

11 Aug 2017

Film gossip

Princess Leia will act as a guiding light for Poe Dameron in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'. Actress Carrie Fisher - who passed away in December last year - will maker her last-ever appearance as the iconic character in the much-anticipated new movie and…

Ron Howard reveals new golden R2 unit

3 Aug 2017

Film gossip

Ron Howard has revealed an R2 unit will feature in the upcoming 'Han Solo' movie. The Academy Award-winning filmmaker took over directing 'Star Wars' spin-off story after Phil Lord and Christopher Miller left Disney's project due to "creative…

Star Wars: The Last Jedi to give Carrie Fisher 'amazing' send off

2 Aug 2017

Film gossip

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' offers an "amazing" send off for the late Carrie Fisher. The iconic actress - who passed away in December 2016 aged 60 - will make her final ever outing as Princess Leia in the upcoming eighth instalment of the popular…

Gwendoline Christie explored Phasma backstory before Star Wars: The Last Jedi

31 Jul 2017

Film gossip

Gwendoline Christie had "long conversations" about her character's backstory prior to filming 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'. The 38-year-old actress - who is mostly known for playing Brienne of Tarth in HBO's 'Game of Thrones' - will take on the role of…

John Boyega teases Finn's role in Star Wars: The Last Jedi

17 Jul 2017

Film gossip

John Boyega says Finn goes on a "dark mission" in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'. The British actor has reprised the role for the eagerly-awaited sci-fi movie and has given fans of the franchise a small idea about what they can expect to see in the new…

Benicio Del Toro is his own character in Star Wars: The Last Jedi

17 Jul 2017

Film gossip

Benicio Del Toro's 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' character is his "own person". The 50-year-old actor was revealed to have joined the cast of the eighth movie in the franchise as the mysterious character DJ, and after fans suggested his character is…

Star Wars: The Last Jedi to offer 'catharsis' for Carrie Fisher fans

17 Jul 2017

Film gossip

Carrie Fisher's role in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' is set to offer "some kind of catharsis" for fans of the late actress. The Hollywood icon - who passed away aged 60 in December 2016 after suffering cardiac arrest - will make her last outing as…

Rian Johnson had great time making Last Jedi

16 Jul 2017

Film gossip

Rian Johnson had the "time of his life" making 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'. The 43-year-old writer-and director has been working hard on the eighth installment of the saga and had a great time because the sci-fi series means so much to…

Rita Ora couldn't control nerves around Carrie Fisher

11 Jul 2017

Film gossip

Rita Ora was so nervous working alongside the late Carrie Fisher she kept forgetting her lines. The 26-year-old singer-and-actress appears with the late 'Star Wars' legend in upcoming film 'Wonderwell' and she admitted she struggled to compose…

Star Wars: Episode VIII to explore Rey's connection to The Force

10 Jan 2017

Film gossip

'Star Wars: Episode VIII' will see Daisy Ridley's character Rey come to terms with her connection to The Force. The 24-year-old actress played a central role in the critically acclaimed 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' and Rian Johnson - who is…

Carrie Fisher's larger role in Episode VIII

28 Dec 2016

Film gossip

Carrie Fisher had a "larger role" in 'Star Wars: Episode VIII'. According to Deadline, the 60-year-old actress - who passed away this week, just a few days after suffering a heart attack on a plane from London to Los Angeles - was due to play a…

Adam Driver: Star Wars Episode VIII is 'remarkable'

27 Dec 2016

Film gossip

Adam Driver says 'Star Wars: Episode VIII' will be "remarkable". The 33-year-old actor stars as villain Kylo Ren in the next instalment of the popular sci-fi franchise, and has taken the time to praise filmmaker Rian Johnson - who is both directing…

J.J Abrams regrets not directing Star Wars: Episode VIII

24 Nov 2016

Film gossip

J.J. Abrams regrets not signing up to direct 'Star Wars: Episode VIII'. The 50-year-old filmmaker is best known for his directorial roles on sci-fi productions such as 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' and 'Star Trek', and, although he is producing the…

Warwick Davis will appear in Star Wars: Episode VIII

5 Oct 2016

Film gossip

Warwick Davis will star in 'Star Wars: Episode VIII'. The 46-year-old actor famously starred in 1983's 'Return of the Jedi' as Ewok Wicket and he has confirmed he will be in the sci-fi sequel, but he is remaining tight-lipped on what role he is…

Adam Driver on Star Wars Episode VIII script

14 Sep 2016

Film gossip

Adam Driver thinks 'Star Wars Episode VIII' is similar to 'The Empire Strikes Back'. The 32-year-old actor - who will reprise his role as Kylo Ren in the next installment of the franchise - thinks the upcoming movie has a very different "tone" to…

Daisy Ridley in dark over Star Wars: Episode VIII title

30 Aug 2016

Film gossip

Daisy Ridley says 'Star Wars: Episode VIII' does not yet have an official title. The 24-year-old actress is reprising her role as Rey in the sci-fi sequel and although shooting has wrapped on the Disney and Lucasfilm production she, and the rest of…

Carrie Fisher: Han Solo's funeral is big part of Episode VIII

18 Jul 2016

Film gossip

Carrie Fisher has revealed 'Star Wars: Episode VIII' will feature Han Solo's funeral. The 59-year-old actress plays Princess Leia - now known as General Leia Organa - in the sci-fi franchise has revealed she and all the cast returning cast from…

Mark Hamill's Star Wars teaser

28 Jun 2016

Film gossip

Mark Hamill has teased that Luke Skywalker may not appear in 'Star Wars: Episode IX'. The 64-year-old actor - who has played Luke since the first 'Star Wars' film in 1977 - hinted that he might not be required when filming starts in the next chapter…

Star Wars: Episode VIII leak claims Luke will teach Rey about lightsabers

20 Jun 2016

Film gossip

'Star Wars: Episode VIII' will see Luke Skywalker teach Rey about lightsabers, a leak has claimed. YouTube user Mike Zeroh claims he received an email from a source, who accurately gave him information on Episode 7 before its release, about a new…

John Boyega: Episode VIII "crazy", "bigger", "darker"

18 May 2016

Film gossip

John Boyega says Rian Johnson has made 'Star Wars: Episode VIII' "bigger" and "darker" than 'The Force Awakens'. The 24-year-old actor made his debut in the space opera last year under the direction of J.J. Abrams and said the next movie will surpass…

Ade Edmondson lands Star Wars: Episode VIII role

4 Apr 2016

Film gossip

Ade Edmondson has secured a role in 'Star Wars: Episode VIII'. The 59-year-old comedian - most famous for appearing in sitcoms 'Bottom' and 'The Young Ones' with his late friend and writing partner Rik Mayall - will be entering the blockbuster sci-fi…

Adam Driver praises new Star Wars director Rian Johnson

30 Mar 2016

Film gossip

Adam Driver can't wait to get to the set of 'Star Wars: Episode VIII' every day and work with director Rian Johnson. The 32-year-old actor is reprising his role as lightsaber-wielding villain Kylo Ren in the sci-fi sequel and he has been enjoying…

Daisy Ridley and Mark Hamill will open Star Wars: Episode VIII

1 Mar 2016

Film gossip

Luke Skywalker and Rey will be in the opening scenes of 'Star Wars: Episode VIII'. Mark Hamill's Jedi Master and the young Jakku scavenger - played by Daisy Ridley - are set to kick of the next instalment in the sci-fi franchise, after the British…

Disney's £3m Star Wars security spend

22 Feb 2016

Film gossip

Disney is spending £3 million hiring 600 guards and a squadron of drones to prevent 'Star Wars: Episode VIII' secrets being leaked. The film studio is so desperate to ensure details of the upcoming motion picture are kept undisclosed following the…

John Boyega wants Finn's jacket from Star Wars set

16 Feb 2016

Film gossip

John Boyega wants to take home Finn's jacket from the set of 'Star Wars Episode VIII'. Shooting on the sci-fi sequel only just started on Monday (15.02.16) but the 23-year-old actor already has his eyes on his character's distinctive brown leather…

Mark Hamill still hasn't spoken in new Star Wars saga

16 Feb 2016

Film gossip

Mark Hamill has joked he has "no dialogue" yet in the new 'Star Wars' trilogy. Shooting began on 'Episode VIII' on Monday (15.02.16), however, original star Hamill - who reprises his role as Jedi Knight Luke Skywalker - is still yet to speak in the…

Filming begins on Star Wars: Episode VIII

11 Feb 2016

Film gossip

'Star Wars: Episode VIII' has begun "filming". Disney confirmed that shooting of the next installment in the science fiction franchise is finally underway, after it was delayed last month due to scheduling difficulties in the principal photography…

Gwendoline Christie: I'm back for Star Wars: Episode VIII

1 Feb 2016

Film gossip

Gwendoline Christie says she will return for 'Star Wars: Episode VIII'. The 'Game of Thrones' actress played new character Captain Phasma in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' and has confirmed she will reprise the role in the next installment of the…

Star Wars: Episode VIII delayed

21 Jan 2016

Film gossip

'Star Wars: Episode VIII' has been delayed by seven months. Disney has announced the release date for the sci-fi sequel has been moved from May 26, 2017 to December 15 of the same year. The decision to delay the release of the film is so the…

John Boyega: Star Wars VIII will be darker

12 Jan 2016

Film gossip

John Boyega has revealed filming for 'Star Wars: Episode VIII' is underway and the movie is much "darker" than 'The Force Awakens'. The 23-year-old British actor is reprising his role as rogue Stormtrooper Finn and admits the sci-fi franchise is…

J.J. Abrams wishes he was directing Star Wars: Episode VIII

24 Dec 2015

Film gossip

J.J. Abrams regrets not signing up to direct 'Star Wars: Episode VIII'. The 49-year-old filmmaker - whose 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' opened in cinemas last week - has admitted he's gutted he didn't agree to helm the next instalment as…

Kathleen Kennedy: Entire Force Awakens cast returning for Star Wars Episode VIII

17 Dec 2015

Film gossip

Kathleen Kennedy has confirmed the entire 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' cast will be returning for 'Episode VIII'. Just as the highly anticipated sci-fi sequel is hitting cinemas, the Lucasfilm President has revealed the next instalment starts…

Benicio del Toro makes bold predication for Star Wars: Episode VIII

6 Oct 2015

Film gossip

Benicio del Toro thinks 'Star Wars: Episode VIII' director Rian Johnson will "infuse the franchise with new steroids". The 48-year-old actor has signed up to star in the sci-fi sequel which will be released sometime in 2017 and he thinks the decision…

Benicio del Toro to play villain in Star Wars: Episode VIII

21 Jul 2015

Film gossip

Benicio del Toro is in talks to play the main villain in 'Star Wars: Episode VIII'. The 'Guardians of the Galaxy' actor is being lined up to play a baddie in the sci-fi sequel, insiders have told TheWrap. Although discussions are still in the…

Josh Trank leaves Star Wars: Episode VIII

5 May 2015

Film gossip

Director Josh Trank will no longer helm 'Star Wars: Episode VIII'. The 'Chronicle' filmmaker has dropped out of the second film in the sci-fi saga's new trilogy - the follow up to this year's 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' - to follow a "different…

Billy Dee Williams to make Star Wars return

2 Mar 2015

Film gossip

Billy Dee Williams will return for the new 'Star Wars' trilogy. The 77-year-old actor, who starred as Lando Calrissian in the iconic film franchise, was overlooked for the eagerly-awaited 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens', but he is set to appear in the…

Star Wars Episode VIII to be filmed at Pinewood Studios

11 Nov 2014

Film gossip

'Star Wars Episode VIII' will be filmed at Pinewood Studios in the UK. The news - which comes just a week after filming on 'Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens' wrapped at the studio in Buckinghamshire, South East England - has been confirmed by…

Rian Johnson avoiding Star Wars 'responsibility'

19 Sep 2014

Film gossip

Rian Johnson is trying not to feel too "responsible" for the 'Star Wars' franchise. The 40-year-old filmmaker is directing 'Star Wars: Episode VIII' and expect to helm Episode 'IX' admits that, when it comes to the new movies, it is a "challenge…

Mark Ruffalo wants Star Wars role

11 Sep 2014

Film gossip

Mark Ruffalo wants a role in 'Star Wars: Episode VIII'. 'The Avengers' actor has revealed that he'd love to star in the science fiction series, as he admitted to begging the director of the eighth film, Rian Johnson for a part. Talking to…

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