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Everything We Can’t Wait to See at Star Wars Celebration Europe

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by Erin Whitney July 13, 2016 @ 10:16 AM
Sorry Comic-Con, but it’s all about Star Wars Celebration this year. The biggest event in the galaxy far, far away is only days away and ScreenCrush will be there to bring you all the latest news and updates from the three-day event.

‘Star Wars‘ Celebration to Host ‘Future Filmmakers’ Panel With Rian Johnson, Kathleen Kennedy and More

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by Britt Hayes June 29, 2016 @ 4:29 PM
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Star Wars Celebration is heading to Europe this year, but if you’re a particularly huge fan of the franchise with enough money to spare for a geeky vacation, then it might just be worth the trek to London next month. The latest addition to the festival lineup is a special “Future Filmmakers” panel featuring Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy, Episode VIII director Rian Johnson and more — and yes, there will be some surprises.

Rian Johnson Shares a New ‘Star Wars: Episode 8’ Set Photo Featuring a Familiar Cloak

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by Britt Hayes June 9, 2016 @ 1:16 PM
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Rian Johnson has shared a few photos from the set of Star Wars: Episode VIII — nothing too revealing, of course, but as the director nears the end of production on the upcoming sequel, his latest photo offers something a little more intriguing. It’s not particularly revelatory, but the image does feature an article of clothing that looks mighty familiar.

John Boyega Says ‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’ Is Darker, Has Bad News For Finn and Rey ’Shippers

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by Britt Hayes May 16, 2016 @ 7:54 PM
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The Force Awakens was a pretty epic return to the world of Star Wars, and it’ll be interesting to see how Rian Johnson follows it up with Episode VIII. We’ve seen a few set photos (though nothing particularly revealing), but with the sequel not hitting theaters until December 2017, it’s going to be quite a while before we see anything substantial. While John Boyega isn’t at liberty to say too much about Episode VIII, he does offer a couple of pieces of info that should help you manage your expectations.

Rumor: ‘Star Wars: Episode 8’ Features a Tom Hardy Cameo

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by Britt Hayes May 10, 2016 @ 6:36 PM
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Could Tom Hardy be following in the Stormtrooper footsteps of Daniel Craig? According to the latest rumor regarding Star Wars: Episode VIII, it would appear that the simple answer is yes. And while it’s easy to believe this report based on similarly fun cameos in The Force Awakens, now would be a good time to remind you of the 40 (yes, 40) rumors about that film that turned out to be totally wrong. As always, approach this report with a bit of skepticism, but it may very well be true.

‘Star Wars: Episode 8’ Director Rian Johnson Shares New Photos From the Set

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by Britt Hayes April 29, 2016 @ 5:25 PM
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Okay, before you get too excited, you should know that while these are most definitely new photos from the set of Star Wars: Episode 8, they don’t reveal anything mind-blowing. They’re just a couple of great photos shared by Rian Johnson, featuring a familiar piece of aircraft, a console and a mysterious First Order operative. The director released the photos to celebrate the halfway point in production, which means we’re that much closer to learning more about the upcoming sequel.

‘Star Wars: Episode 8’ Director Rian Johnson Teases Maz Kanata’s Return in New Photo

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by Britt Hayes April 4, 2016 @ 5:17 PM
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Hey guys, remember Star Wars? The Force Awakens hits DVD and Blu-ray tomorrow, with enough special features to keep you occupied until Rogue One arrives later this year — but lest you forget, Episode VIII is currently filming for a 2017 release, and director Rian Johnson has shared a new photo from the set teasing the return of a certain spectacled and wise alien played by one Lupita Nyong’o.

New ‘Star Wars: Episode 8’ Set Photos Reveal New Aliens, Plus Billie Lourd Returns For Bigger Role

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by Erin Whitney March 14, 2016 @ 11:55 AM
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It’s no surprise the set of ‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’ is under the tightest of tight security. The set of the Rian Johnson film has reportedly been equipped with drones and 600 security guards to prevent any passerby from leaking footage. Yet the age of cell phone cameras and social media, no set goes unleaked.

Daisy Ridley Confrms ‘Star Wars: Episode 8’ Picks Up Where ‘The Force Awakens’ Left Off

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by Britt Hayes February 29, 2016 @ 5:25 PM
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Lucasfilm released an announcement video a couple of weeks ago to kick off production on Star Wars: Episode VIII, showing just a tiny glimpse of footage that made it look as if Rian Johnson was picking up where J.J. Abrams left off. If you had any doubts that Episode VIII would begin where The Force Awakens ends, Daisy Ridley has confirmed that this is definitely the case — and that Luke Skywalker will have much more to do this time around.