Star Wars 9 sequels breaking news: Has Rian Johnson trilogy been DROPPED after backlash?

Back in 2017, there was huge excitement ahead of the release of The Last Jedi and Johnson was already proudly talking about his spin-off trilogy. He even revealed Disney had signed off on the idea with no script or characters in place. Episode 8 had a decidedly bumpy reception at the box office and split the fandom […]

Daily Podcast: Tarantino’s Star Trek, Rian Johnson’s Next Film, Die Hard 6, Suspiria, Front Runner, Cronenberg,

On the September 4, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by senior writer Ben Pearson and writer Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest film and TV news, including Cronenberg, Summer Movie Awards, Quentin Tarantino’s Star Trek, older movies, Rian Johnson’s next film. Die Hard 6, The Front Runner and […]

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ director Rian Johnson explained why he deleted 20,000 tweets after Disney fired James Gunn

Lucasfilm “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” director Rian Johnson recently deleted 20,000 tweets soon after Disney fired James Gunn from “Guardians of the Galaxy 3.” Johnson explained that it was a preemptive measure and a decision he made himself. “This seems like a ‘why not?’ move,” he tweeted.   “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” director […]

Star Wars Han Solo FLOP: Obi-Wan and Rian Johnson trilogy dropped? Disney gives statement

Forget Kylo Ren and the First Order, a galaxy much closer to home has been having some serious problems recently. After the Han Solo movie performed shockingly badly there were claims that it was partly due to a boycott by fans furious about The Last Jedi. Numerous reports and rumours foloowed that Disney and Lucasfilm […]

Star Wars Bits: ‘Solo’ Arrives, Rian Johnson Answers Questions, The Cast on the Press Trail & More

In this edition of Star Wars Bits… A standing ovation for Solo: A Star Wars Story A lot more information about Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge A very exciting expanded universe character becomes canon again A secret tour around Lando Calrissian’s Millennium Falcon And much much more… Ron Howard receives a standing ovation. #Solo #Cannes2018 pic.twitter.com/75xUmhPnC8 […]

Star Wars SHOCK: Original plan for Rey’s parents was CHANGED by Last Jedi's Rian Johnson

WARNING SPOILERS FOR THE LAST JEDI AHEAD Back in 2015 Abrams’ The Force Awakens set up a number of big questions, including the identity of Rey’s parents. Then came sequel The Last Jedi two years later, with fans expecting an amazing reveal. However not everyone was happy, with Kylo Ren explaining to Rey that her […]

Daily Podcast: Rey’s Original Parentage, Last Starfighter Reboot, Terminator, Rian Johnson, Stranger Things, & Fast and Furious 9

On the April 4, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is back, joined by Senior writer Ben Pearson, and writer Hoai-Tran Bui to talk about the latest film news, including Last Starfighter, Terminator, Star Wars, Rian Johnson, Stranger Things, and Fast and Furious 9. You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes, […]

Rian Johnson’s New ‘Star Wars’ Trilogy Will Capture the “Spirit” of the Series

Rian Johnson is starting fresh with his new Star Wars trilogy. After throwing much of the Star Wars mythology out the window in Star Wars: The Last Jedi, he’s returning to the spirit of the original trilogy to shape his new films. Johnson is still in the early stages of planning the new Star Wars trilogy, but he already has […]

Star Wars NEW trilogy: The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson teases his plans

JJ Abrams may be back in the director’s chair to helm Star Wars Episode IX, but The Last Jedi’s Johnson has been handed a new trilogy. No not Episodes X, XI and XII, but an entirely new storyline within the Star Wars universe. Now in a new interview with Digital Spy, Johnson has revealed how […]

Rian Johnson is Proudest of the Most Controversial Parts of ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’

Four months after the release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the outrage against it still hasn’t died down in some circles. But director Rian Johnson won’t let that bother him. In a new interview, Johnson addressed the polarizing elements in Last Jedi that rejected the mythology of the Star Wars franchise and angered some fans. Those choices earned […]