Gugu Mbatha-Raw, who appeared in “Doctor Who,” “Belle” and “Jupiter Ascending,” is reportedly in talks for a lead role in Rian Johnson’s “Star Wars” sequel.
Filming has begun in Ireland for the next installment in the “Star Wars” franchise, “Episode VIII” directed by Rian Johnson.
The first planned “Star Wars” spinoff film is titled “Rogue One,” scheduled for release in 2016, to be followed by 2017’s “Episode VIII.”
The Interstellar director explains how he shot the tesseract scene and his working relationship with composer Hans Zimmer in a conversation with Looper director Rian Johnson.
The Star Wars director weighed in on his future involvement with the franchise, the cross guard lightsaber controversy and more at the VES Awards.
In conversation with director Terry Gilliam, the man behind Episode VIII shares his early experience with Star Wars.
The Avengers: Age of Ultron star admits he emailed his Brothers Bloom director Rian Johnson, lobbying part a part in Episode VIII.
The director of Star Wars: Episode VIII (and potentially Episode IX) shares some insight on the practical effects direction of the revived franchise.
The Looper and Brick director will take over the Star Wars franchise once J.J. Abrams completes Episode VII.
With his futuristic action-thriller Looper, writer/director Rian Johnson crafts a wonderfully tension-filled and character-driven examination of violence that, thanks in part to strong performances by stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis and Emily Blunt, easily ranks among the best films of the year.
Following the departure of director Rupert Wyatt from the sequel to Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Matt Reeves (Cloverfield reportedly leads a Fox shortlist of potential replacements that includes Guillermo del Toro, Rian Johnson and Juan Carlos Fresnadillo.
Looper writer/director Rian Johnson talks with Spinoff Online about keeping aspects of the sci-fi thriller under wraps, getting Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s prosthetics just right, and depicting violence on screen.