‘The Acolyte’: Leslye Headland Talks Hiring Writers New To ‘Star Wars’ & Ignoring Online Feedback To Avoid Covering Politics

Lucasfilm is making a giant push with their live-action Star Wars shows and one of the more interesting projects is Leslye Headland’s (Russian Doll) The Acolyte, a series set directly at the tail-end of The High Republic that seemingly focuses on the presence of the Sith (I’ll keep my fingers crossed for Darth Talon). TheContinue reading “‘The Acolyte’: Leslye Headland Talks Hiring Writers New To ‘Star Wars’ & Ignoring Online Feedback To Avoid Covering Politics”

Disney+ Will Continue Dropping Original Series Episodes On Wednesdays & Original Films On Fridays

When Marvel’s Loki series moved from the traditional Fridays to Wednesdays, it felt like a shift in how Disney+ would be dropping original programming as Fridays had been traditionally meant for their big Star Wars and Marvel shows. However, Deadline is reporting that the streaming is planning to keep original shows for Wednesdays as FridaysContinue reading “Disney+ Will Continue Dropping Original Series Episodes On Wednesdays & Original Films On Fridays”

EXCLUSIVE: Daisy Ridley Thriller ‘The Marsh King’s Daughter’ Adds ‘Sunshine’ & ‘Hanna’ Cinematographer Alwin Küchler

The Ronin can confirm that German cinematographer Alwin Küchler has joined the upcoming Neil Burger-directed thriller The Marsh King’s Daughter. The pic begins shooting this month in Toronto with Star Wars actors Daisy Ridley and Ben Mendelsohn (Animal Kingdom, Killing Them Softly) taking main roles. Helena Pelletier has a loving husband, two beautiful daughters, andContinue reading “EXCLUSIVE: Daisy Ridley Thriller ‘The Marsh King’s Daughter’ Adds ‘Sunshine’ & ‘Hanna’ Cinematographer Alwin Küchler”

Liam Neeson Says Lucasfilm Didn’t Approach Him To Reprise Jedi Qui-Gon Jinn In The ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Series

Production is underway on the Obi-Wan Kenobi show in California but it sounds like we might not see the return of Liam Neeson’s Qui-Gon Jinn despite The Phantom Menace star’s previous interest in reprising the Jedi Knight, even as just a force ghost. The Irish actor appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! to promote his upcomingContinue reading “Liam Neeson Says Lucasfilm Didn’t Approach Him To Reprise Jedi Qui-Gon Jinn In The ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Series”

‘The Book of Boba Fett’: Temuera Morrison Confirms Robert Rodriguez Directed Episodes & Explores The Bounty Hunter’s Past

At the end of Season 2 of The Mandalorian, it was announced that we would be getting a spinoff series The Book of Boba Fett, as there was a sequence with Fett taking over the criminal syndicate on Tatooine after the events of The Rescue. The scene also confirmed that Temuera Morrison and Ming-Na WenContinue reading “‘The Book of Boba Fett’: Temuera Morrison Confirms Robert Rodriguez Directed Episodes & Explores The Bounty Hunter’s Past”

‘Andor’ Series Will Have Forest Whitaker Reprising His ‘Rogue One’ Character Saw Gerrera

Lucasfilm is still shooting the 12-episode run of of their Rogue One: A Star Wars Story prequel series, Andor, focusing on the Rebellion spy played by Diego Luna. There is now news that a familiar face from Rogue One is indeed returning. Actor Stellan Skarsgard has revealed in a new interview with Swedish radio stationContinue reading “‘Andor’ Series Will Have Forest Whitaker Reprising His ‘Rogue One’ Character Saw Gerrera”

‘Star Wars’ Spy Series ‘Andor’ Adds Robert Emms From ‘Chernobyl’

Lucasfilm is deep into production in England on their Star Wars series starring Diego Luna as the rebellion spy Cassian Andor from Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, but there has been another addition to the show’s cast. British actor Robert Emms has nabbed a mystery role in the Disney+ series according to a reportContinue reading “‘Star Wars’ Spy Series ‘Andor’ Adds Robert Emms From ‘Chernobyl’”

‘Predators’ Actress Alice Braga Joins Ben Affleck In Action Thriller ‘Hypnotic’ Directed By Robert Rodriguez – Shoots This September In Austin

Director Robert Rodriguez is in high demand these days after helming Alita: Battle Angel for James Cameron, then jumping into the world of Star Wars with Season 2 of The Mandalorian and then being behind the Boba Fett spinoff series The Book of Boba Fett for Lucasfilm. His next big project is an action thriller,Continue reading “‘Predators’ Actress Alice Braga Joins Ben Affleck In Action Thriller ‘Hypnotic’ Directed By Robert Rodriguez – Shoots This September In Austin”

EXCLUSIVE: Patty Jenkins’ ‘Star Wars: Rogue Squadron’ Adds ‘Wonder Woman’ Production Designer Aline Bonetto

The Ronin has been able to confirm that Lucasfilm’s next big Star Wars film, Star Wars: Rogue Squadron, has added production designer Aline Bonetto. Director Patty Jenkins was announced for the project back in December and has since revealed to IGN that Rogue Squadron won’t be based on existing books or video games. JENKINS: “[InContinue reading “EXCLUSIVE: Patty Jenkins’ ‘Star Wars: Rogue Squadron’ Adds ‘Wonder Woman’ Production Designer Aline Bonetto”

Zack Snyder Says His ‘Seven Samurai’ Inspired ‘Star Wars’ Movie Idea Is Being Reworked “As A Sci-Fi Thing” Outside of That Universe

In the early days of Disney acquiring Lucasfilm and the Star Wars rights, there were various reports that the studio was open to multiple film pitches from filmmakers. One of those pitches was reportedly from Army of The Dead director Zack Snyder and would have been a possible Jedi film inspired by the works ofContinue reading “Zack Snyder Says His ‘Seven Samurai’ Inspired ‘Star Wars’ Movie Idea Is Being Reworked “As A Sci-Fi Thing” Outside of That Universe”