How Trevorrow Will Approach Making Star Wars 9 Without Carrie Fisher

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Star Wars: Episode IX was dealt a massive blow when Carrie Fisher unexpectedly passed away last December. The sequel trilogy brought back all of the classic characters from the original Star Wars trilogy in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Han Solo was killed off in … [Read more...]

Colin Trevorrow Talks Jurassic World 2 and Star Wars: Episode IX

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Colin Trevorrow made a name for himself with the Sundance hit, Safety Not Guaranteed. That attracted the attention of Steven Spielberg to breathe new life into the Jurassic Park franchise with Jurassic World — which itself led to him being hired for Star Wars: … [Read more...]

Will the Indominus Rex Return for Jurassic World 2?

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) One of the central sticking points of Jurassic World was whether audiences would accept the Indominus Rex hybrid creature for the film. When the news was unofficially revealed, there was some fan backlash — from me as well — but thankfully Colin Trevorrow … [Read more...]

Jurassic World 2 Casts Jeff Goldblum, Plus James Cromwell’s Role Revealed

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Jurassic World was a massive success and revitalized the franchise. It had a lot of the familiar elements from the original movie, but, other than B.D. Wong, the cast was entirely new. According to The Hollywood Reporter, however, that will now change with Jeff … [Read more...]

Rian Johnson Not Writing Star Wars 9, Plus The Last Jedi Spoilers!

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The first Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer, which premiered at Star Wars Celebration, was an incredible look at what director Rian Johnson has in store for us. When he was hired to write and direct Episode VIII, he was also hired to write the treatment for … [Read more...]

Disney Announces and Shuffles Release Dates for Indiana Jones 5, Star Wars 9, and More

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) One of the current prevailing trends in Hollywood is staking out release dates for movies years in advance. Sometimes studios announce big tentpoles before they even have a creative team in place. What that also means is that sometimes studios need to shuffle some … [Read more...]

Is This The Plot For Jurassic World 2?

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Jurassic World turned out to be one of the best movies of 2015. Going in, I was nervous about the Indominus Rex, but it turned out to work very well in the context of the actual film. The other thing the film got right was how dangerous they made the … [Read more...]

Production Starts on Jurassic World 2 and More!

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By Danny F. Santos I really loved what they did with Jurassic World. It surpassed my expectations when it hit the big screen and did well despite my misgivings about some of the plot points, which were leaked during principal photography. Since the first one came out, it was revealed that … [Read more...]

Is Disney Negotiating With Carrie Fisher’s Estate for Future Star Wars Appearances?

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The world was shocked when Carrie Fisher passed away over the holidays after suffering a massive heart attack. The actress finished filming her role for Star Wars: Episode VIII, but it was revealed that she would have had an even larger role in the next chapter … [Read more...]

Lucasfilm Will Decide Leia’s Fate in Star Wars

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) There are possible spoilers for Star Wars: Episode VIII and Star Wars: Episode IX to follow. You have been warned! The passing of Carrie Fisher came as a shock to the world. The actress reprised her role as Leia from the original Star Wars trilogy in The Force … [Read more...]

Director: Jurassic World 2 Bigger, Will Take Franchise In New Direction

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Director J.A. Bayona insists Jurassic World 2 will take the monster franchise in a new direction and leave fans wanting more. The last installment, which was helmed by Colin Trevorrow, brought the series back from extinction, grossing over $1.67 billion at the … [Read more...]

What Will Happen To Carrie Fisher’s Role In Episode IX?

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Shortly after the new broke of Carrie Fisher's passing, we learned that she had completed all her work on Star Wars: Episode VIII. We also learned that her role in the saga was a pivotal one, and that for Episode IX, director Colin Trevorrow wanted to explore her … [Read more...]

Director and Producer Talk Jurassic World 2

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The latest from Jurassic World 2 By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Jurassic World had a tall order to live up to — namely, its revolutionary predecessor Jurassic Park. While I don't think it is possible to create a movie that can be better that original film Jurassic World was as close as you … [Read more...]

Jurassic World 2: Dr. Henry Wu Returns

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Jurassic World 2 will see the return of a fan favorite Dr. Henry Wu to the franchise, according to producer Frank Marshall. Played by actor B.D Wong, the character appeared as a scientist in Steven Spielberg classic Jurassic Park (1993) and again in last year's … [Read more...]

Director Colin Trevorrow To Film Star Wars: Episode IX In 65mm

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) My love for movies filmed in large formats like 70mm is because of Star Wars. Seeing Empire Strikes Back in 1980 (and Raiders of the Lost Ark the following year) in 70mm made me want to make a career out of making movies. Now we're hearing that Episode IX director … [Read more...]

British Actors Rafe Spall and Toby Jones Join Jurassic World 2

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Jurassic World 2 is assembling its cast of supporting characters adding British actors Rafe Spall and Toby Jones to its call sheet. Variety reports that studio Universal has signed the two versatile talents, and is now testing for another pair of key supporting … [Read more...]