J.J. Abrams Discusses How General Leia and Carrie Fisher Live on in The Rise of Skywalker

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Carrie Fisher’s sudden death in 2016 surprised the entire world, but it hit the Star Wars fandom particularly hard given the actress’ connection to the franchise and the plans for General Leia Organa’s involvement in future films. After initial uncertainty whether Fisher would appear in Episode IX, it was eventually…

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Breaking Down the Secrets and Speculation of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’s Spectacular First Trailer

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It’s here: we finally have our first look at Star Wars: Episode IX, or rather, The Rise of Skywalker. It’s a teaser that is, unsurprisingly, full of mystery, one with more questions than it has answers. But that didn’t stop us combing over the footage for what few clues we could find.

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Rian Johnson Is OK With the Possibility of Star Wars: Episode IX Retconning The Last Jedi

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How do we put this delicately? Some of the decisions Rian Johnson made in Star Wars: The Last Jedirubbed people the wrong way. The handling of Luke Skywalker, Rey’s lineage, the fate of Snoke, all of these things instantly became lightning rods of debate and continue to be just that. Some fans even hope the sequel …

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Castle Rock Season 2 Will Explore the Origin Story of Misery’s Terrifying Nurse With a Fantastic Cast

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We finally have our first details about Castle Rock season two, and as expected the Hulu show is shifting gears with a new story that sounds largely unconnected from the mindfuckery of season one. But, of course, there will be some continuity, in keeping with the series’ theme of “all things Stephen King.” We’ve got…

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J.J. Abrams is the new chew toy being fought over by Hollywood’s angry dogs 

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It’s looks like the Abrams family is going to start buying that fancy mustard soon, as Deadline reports that all of Hollywood’s richest and most powerful studios are wining and dining J.J. Abrams and his Bad Robot production company in hopes of luring them away from Paramount for a not new deal—and, presumably, a…

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The Your Name Remake Will Be Americanized, According to Its Screenwriter

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Ever since that whole Ghost in the Shell live-action debacle, audiences have been wary of how the J.J. Abrams-produced Your Name remake would adapt its source material. Would the live-action film stay close to Makoto Shinkai’s original film, or would it do the thing that most American anime adaptations do and, well,…

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Jason Momoa Has Even More to Say About Henry Cavill’s Superman Future

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Colin Trevorrow discusses his approach to Dinos roaming among us in the third Jurassic World movie. Nic Cage hypes up his next wild supernatural role. Stargirl recruits two more classic DC heroes. Plus, Jennifer Pierce suits up on Black Lightning, another Aquaman clip, and a first look at Playmobil: The Movie.…

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