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Star Wars: Episode VIII - Benicio del Toro offered villain role

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Simon Brew News Jul 21, 2015

Rian Johnson's Star Wars: Episode VIII could be about to add Benicio del Toro to its cast...

Star Wars: Episode IX - JJ Abrams rumoured to direct

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Simon Brew News Mar 19, 2015

Could JJ Abrams return, after Star Wars: The Force Awakens, to direct Episode IX as well?

Star Wars: Rogue One is confirmed, Episode VIII due May 2017

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Simon Brew News Mar 12, 2015

2016's Star Wars spin-off movie is now called Star Wars: Rogue One. And Episode VIII is arriving earlier than thought in 2017...

Star Wars and Star Trek 3: JJ Abrams gives brief updates

Simon Brew News Feb 6, 2015

JJ Abrams has been chatting about lightsabers, Rian Johnson, and Simon Pegg co-writing the next Star Trek movie...

Star Wars: Episode VIII to shoot on 35mm

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Simon Brew News Jun 12, 2015

Rian Johnson had planned to shoot his Star Wars movie on 65mm stock. But it's not to be...

Mark Ruffalo angles for Star Wars: Episode VIII role

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Simon Brew News Sep 12, 2014

Mark Ruffalo admits he's written to Rian Johnson, after a role in his Star Wars film...

Rian Johnson on landing Star Wars: Episode VIII

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Simon Brew News Jul 29, 2014

Just a brief word or two from Rian Johnson, who is developing Star Wars: Episode VIII - and possibly IX - at Lucasfilm...

Star Wars: Rian Johnson to write and direct VIII and IX?

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Ryan Lambie News Jun 20, 2014

The director of Brick and Looper is said to be at the helm of Star Wars Episodes VIII and IX, sources suggest...

More directors linked to Masters Of The Universe reboot

Simon Brew News Jan 13, 2014

He-Man is heading back to the movies, and a shortlist of possible Masters Of The Universe directors has sprung up...

The top 10 films of 2012: Looper

NP Horton Feature Dec 28, 2012

It's our third favourite film of 2011. Nick explains why Rian Johnson's Looper was such a great sci-fi outing...