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Luke Skywalker Speaks, General Leia Returns in ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Footage Description

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by Britt Hayes March 8, 2017 @ 1:20 PM
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While we wait for the first teaser trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi, which should be arriving in the next couple of months (more on that in a minute), some footage was recently screened for Disney shareholders. That footage won’t be released online, but one reporter in attendance was kind enough to share a few interesting details — it’s not much, but it should keep your spirits up until the first trailer debuts.

Josh Gad Ambushes Daisy Ridley With a ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Intervention

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by Matthew Monagle February 20, 2017 @ 1:26 PM
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Over the past few weeks, Josh Gad has systematically been chipping away at the defenses of Murder on the Orient Express co-star Daisy Ridley to try and get his hands on a few tasty Star Wars: The Last Jedi spoilers. We’ve checked in on the series three times over the past month as Gad quickly escalated his efforts, bringing in ringers such as Dame Judi Dench  —  seriously, how to say no to Judi Dench?  —  to try and guilt Ridley into letting something slip. And now, for his last-ditch effort, Gad has pulled out all the stops.

Kylo Ren and Rey’s Official ‘Star Wars’ Bios Received a ‘Mysterious’ Update

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by Britt Hayes February 13, 2017 @ 1:06 PM
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In the world of Star Wars fandom, the simplest, smallest things can have major implications, inspiring exhaustive speculation over their potential meaning — like, for instance, Lucasfilm’s recent updates to Kylo Ren and Rey’s official character bios. Those pages were quietly updated sometime in the last few months to include phrases that convey a direct connection between the two characters; one that seemingly goes beyond their on-screen encounters in The Force Awakens. But what does it all mean?

Josh Gad Is Going to Need a Lot More Than Judi Dench to Get ‘Star Wars’ Spoilers From Daisy Ridley

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by Emma Stefansky February 8, 2017 @ 5:40 PM
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He’s doing it again. Josh Gad has been pestering Daisy Ridley with Star Wars questions for weeks, and this time he’s enlisted the help of their fellow Murder on the Orient Express passenger Judi Dench. But Ridley is one stone-cold secret-keeper, and she’s not backing down anytime soon.

Josh Gad Won’t Stop Asking Daisy Ridley About ‘The Last Jedi’

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by Emma Stefansky February 2, 2017 @ 1:48 PM
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After the title of the next Star Wars movie was revealed a couple weeks ago, a veritable mountain of blog posts and articles piled up debating who “The Last Jedi” could be. Even celebrities weren’t safe from speculation fever, with Josh Gad taking the opportunity to try to ask Daisy Ridley herself what the title means. That attempt went less than smoothly, but far from being discouraged, Gad is back for another go at it.

Josh Gad Tried to Ask Daisy Ridley About ‘The Last Jedi,’ and She Was Not Having It

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by Emma Stefansky January 25, 2017 @ 6:08 PM
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With this week’s title reveal, Star Wars fever is back, and tons of people are weighing in on who they think “the last jedi” is. Or are. Even some of the stars who aren’t in the movie want to know the answer, and Josh Gad took it upon himself to try to find out from Daisy Ridley herself what that mysterious title means. Spoiler alert: he didn’t get an answer.

Daisy Ridley Will Test Her Spy Skills for ‘A Woman of No Importance’

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by Charles Bramesco January 25, 2017 @ 8:37 AM
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Daisy Ridley’s coronation as the next major movie star is continuing right on schedule. She got her big break as the face of the new trilogy of Star Wars sequels, parlayed that into a couple of quick but low-profile voice acting gigs as the narrator of The Eagle Huntress and a character in the English dub of Studio Ghibli’s Only Yesterday, and landed a prospective prestige role in Kenneth Branagh’s Murder on the Orient Express remake. All that’s missing is the star vehicle independent of a major pre-existing franchise, something a studio can build specifically for her from the ground up.

Who Is ‘The Last Jedi’ in ‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’? Maybe It’s Not That Obvious

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by Britt Hayes January 23, 2017 @ 12:41 PM
Lucasfilm
The official title of the next chapter in the Star Wars saga was announced this morning, and there’s already been a little speculation among fans about who The Last Jedi might be — is it Luke Skywalker (the obvious choice) or Rey (the second-most obvious choice)? As it turns out, we already know, and by “we,” we mean you do, too…unless you didn’t see The Force Awakens. But observant fans will tell you that there may be a third option — one that’s less apparent, but a little more intriguing.

Rian Johnson Says Luke Skywalker Is the ‘Emotional Entry Point’ of ‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’

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by Britt Hayes January 10, 2017 @ 1:50 PM
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Like the official subtitle, plot details for Star Wars: Episode VIII are still unknown…well, mostly. We do know that it picks up right where The Force Awakens left off and that most of our favorite characters from J.J. Abrams’ film will return. Now that we've turned our calendars over to 2017, the sequel is just 11 months away from hitting theaters, which means we’re about to learn a whole lot about Episode VIII — starting with some new story info from director Rian Johnson.

‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’ Is Fandango’s Most Anticipated Movie of 2017

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by Emma Stefansky December 29, 2016 @ 4:01 PM
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When it comes to online movie polls, which ones do you think the public is usually most excited for: little indie pictures or huge superhero/sci-fi/fantasy blockbusters? Spoiler alert— it’s the blockbusters. Shocking, I know. In Fandango’s year-end poll of the most anticipated movies of 2017, Star Wars: Episode VIII, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, and the live-action Beauty and the Beast took the top spots.