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Star Wars: Episode IX Panel Live Stream from Star Wars Celebration

UPDATE: Watch the teaser trailer for the newly-named Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker now! While Star Wars Celebration began yesterday, the panels are kicking off in a big way today, Friday, April 12th. From 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Central Time, you can watch the Star Wars: Episode IX panel live stream from the …

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Star Wars: Episode IX Panel Announced for Star Wars Celebration

With the culmination of the Skywalker Saga arriving before the end of the year, the just-announced Star Wars: Episode IX panel at Star Wars Celebration is one you will definitely not want to miss! With Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy and Star Wars: Episode IX director J.J. Abrams appearing on stage, you can count on plenty …

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Star Wars: Episode IX Filming Has Wrapped!

We’re not getting an official title yet, but director J.J. Abrams did reveal today that the Star Wars: Episode IX filming has wrapped. “It feels impossible, but today wrapped photography on Episode IX. There is no adequate way to thank this truly magical crew and cast. I’m forever indebted to you all,” he says in an Instagram …

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Triple Force Friday and Frozen Fan Fest Products Launch Set for Oct. 4

Fans of two of the most anticipated films of 2019 — Star Wars: Episode IX and Disney’s Frozen 2 — can begin counting down to October 4 when new products inspired by these two major entertainment events will begin hitting shelves around the world with Triple Force Friday and Frozen Fan Fest. Marking Disney’s first-ever, global simultaneous rollout for two …

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Anthony Daniels Wraps Filming C-3PO for Episode IX

While we’re still waiting for Lucasfilm to announce the Star Wars: Episode IX title (The Last Jedi title was announced on January 23, 2017), Anthony Daniels has announced that he has wrapped filming his scenes as C-3PO. Once the film opens in theaters on December 20, 2019, Daniels will have appeared in all nine of the main Star …

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What Will Be the Biggest Movies of 2019?

What an amazing 2018 it was at the domestic and global box office, and 2019 is looking to be even bigger, just going by what’s on the table for the last year of the troublesome ‘10s. To give you a general idea how big 2018 was at the box office, James Cameron’s Titanic was the highest-grossing …

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Oscar Isaac Says Episode IX Deals with Leia in a ‘Beautiful Way’

Oscar Isaac has talked more to The Daily Beast about how the late Carrie Fisher’s Leia Organa will be featured in Star Wars: Episode IX considering she passed away before filming began. The production is using previously-unreleased footage shot for Star Wars: The Force Awakens for her scenes. Isaac says the ninth film in the saga will pay appropriate …

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Oscar Isaac Says There’s More Improv in Star Wars: Episode IX

We don’t know a lot about Episode IX yet, but now we do know that the cast has been able to do more improvisation instead of just sticking to the script. Oscar Isaac recently talked to IndieWire about the improv in Star Wars: Episode IX. “The way they’ve been shooting it right now is looser than it’s been …

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Bob Iger on the X-Men Coming to Disney and the Star Wars Movies

The Hollywood Reporter talked with The Walt Disney Company chairman and CEO Bob Iger about two properties that fans are always eager to hear more news about: The X-Men and Star Wars. With Disney buying 21st Century Fox and thereby gaining the rights to the X-Men, Iger was asked whether Marvel Studios will absorb the franchise …

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Episode IX Set Photos May Reveal a Jungle Location

We’ve already seen Star Wars: Episode IX set photos from the filming outside of London, and over the last week more details have come in about a couple of sets that are being constructed at Black Park in Wexham, Buckinghamshire, England. According to Making Star Wars, Lucasfilm is constructing several “jungle” set locations. There is one set …

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Matt Smith Joins the Star Wars: Episode IX Cast

J.J. Abrams is still adding to the Star Wars: Episode IX cast. Last week, we learned that Dominic Monaghan (The Lord of the Rings, Lost) was joining the production, and now Variety says that Matt Smith (The Crown, Doctor Who) is also on board in a key role. What role he is playing is unknown at this time, however. Star Wars: …

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Dominic Monaghan Boards Star Wars: Episode IX

Dominic Monaghan (The Lord of the Rings films) is reteaming with Lost co-creator J.J. Abrams on Star Wars: Episode IX, according to Deadline. The site says they are not sure who Monaghan is playing, but the actor provided the following quote: “The galaxy far far away has had almost as much influence as the one I live in, …

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Star Wars: Episode IX Set Photos from Outside London Surface

The first photos from the Star Wars: Episode IX set outside of London have surfaced. The Sun has the photos from the set, which feature John Boyega as Finn, Oscar Isaac as Poe Dameron, and Joonas Suotamo as Chewbacca. Star Wars: Episode IX filming officially began on August 1st at London’s Pinewood Studios. J.J. Abrams returns to direct the final installment …

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Carrie Fisher Footage from The Last Jedi Will Also be Used for Episode IX

When the Star Wars: Episode IX cast was announced, Lucasfilm said that the role of Leia Organa will once again be played by Carrie Fisher, using previously-unreleased footage shot for Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Now comes word that unused Carrie Fisher footage from Star Wars: The Last Jedi will also be used. StarWarsNews says that when they talked to …

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Star Wars: Episode IX Filming Officially Begins

Star Wars: Episode IX filming has officially begun today at London’s Pinewood Studios and to mark the occasion, director J.J. Abrams has posted his first tweet. “Bittersweet starting this next chapter without Carrie, but thanks to an extraordinary cast and crew, we are ready to go,” he says. “Grateful for @rianjohnson and special thanks to George …

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Mark Hamill and Todd Fisher on Carrie Fisher’s Episode IX Return

On Friday, Lucasfilm surprised everyone with the full cast announcement for Star Wars: Episode IX and news that filming on the final installment of the Skywalker saga will start at London’s Pinewood Studios this Wednesday. That announcement came with the reveal that the late Carrie Fisher would once again play the role of Leia Organa, using previously-unreleased footage …

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Star Wars: Episode IX Cast Announced by Lucasfilm!

Star Wars: Episode IX will begin filming at London’s Pinewood Studios on August 1, 2018, and Lucasfilm has announced the full Episode IX cast! J.J. Abrams returns to direct the final installment of the Skywalker saga. Abrams co-wrote the screenplay with Chris Terrio. The Star Wars: Episode IX cast members include Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, …

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Billy Dee Williams to Return as Lando Calrissian in Episode IX!

Billy Dee Williams will reprise the role of Lando Calrissian for Star Wars: Episode IX, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Williams last played the role in live-action form in 1983’s Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi. He’s also voiced the role in Star Wars Rebels and in video games. The role was last played by Donald …

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Keri Russell Joins J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: Episode IX

Keri Russell (The Americans) is reuniting with J.J. Abrams on Star Wars: Episode IX, according to Variety. The two previously worked together on Felicity and Mission: Impossible III. While it is unknown who she will be playing, the site says that “the role calls for action-heavy fight scenes.” Variety adds that Abrams will likely cast two more actors by …

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