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It Didn’t Scare Me Enough Then… Trailer: Star Wars: The Last Jedi!

Luke knowing when to be scared; blade on blade action with Captain Phasma; a new character on the Millennium Falcon, an apparent mother/son face-off;  and a potential team-up of the least likely duo.

Yup, it’s the new trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi – and it definitely stokes the fires of ‘gotta see that’ in fans of both Star Wars and Rian Johnson.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi opens on December 15th.

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D23 Expo: Lucasfilm Takes Star Wars Fans Behind the Scenes on Last Jedi!

A new behind-the-scenes look at STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI just debuted at D23 Expo in Anaheim, Calif.  Director Rian Johnson surprised fans with on-stage appearances by cast members Mark Hamill, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Gwendoline Christie, Kelly Marie Tran, Laura Dern and Benicio Del Toro.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi premieres on December 15th, 2017.

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More Star Wars: The Last Jedi Fun: First Look Photos!

Star Wars: The Last Jedi – Kylo Ren (Adam Driver) – Photo: Film Frames Industrial Light & Magic/Lucasfilm – ©2017 Lucasfilm Ltd. All Rights Reserved.

Lucasfilm has released fourteen images from Star Wars: The Last Jedi and they are as tantalizing as the first look photos for The Force Awakens.

Rey (Daisy Ridley), standing alone, on the edge of the ocean; a barren desert (followed by the same shot except for the spacecraft that may be about to land/crash on it; land vehicles speeding across the sand like something out of Mad Max; Finn (John Boyega) either dead or in suspended animation; Poe Dameron (Oscar Isaacs) running down a ship’s corridor; the Millennium Falcon firing on… something; a burning city; a space armada (then the same space armada with one of its ships burning), and, finally, standing in the entrance to a cave, Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill).

Each photo is isolated – no context at all – and that’s what makes them so intriguing. How do they all connect within the framework of the film? (Double click to embiggen)

Star Wars: The Last Jedi opens on December 15th.

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It’s Star Wars VIII vs. The LEGO Movie 2!

headshots-Edwards, Jones, Johnson

The release date for Star Wars VIII has bet – it’s May 26, 2017. Or, the same date at The LEGO Movie sequel. Rian Johnson (Looper, Brick) has officially been set as writer and director.

Follow the jump for news on the first standalone film in the Star Wars Universe…

 

Gareth Edwards’ standalone Star Wars movie is now entitled Rogue One. Felicity Jones (Oscar®-nominee of her role in The Theory of Everything) is the first actor cast.

Rogue One will be written by Chris Weitz (Cinderella) from a story idea by John Kroll (Academy Award-winning visual effects supervisor and chief creative officer at Industrial Light & Magic).

Photos courtesy StarWars.com