Rian Johnson Talks Star Wars: Episode VIII

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Star Wars: Episode VIII won't hit the big screen until the end of the year, but that doesn't stop any of us from clamoring for more info about the film. Director Rian Johnson recently spoke with USA Today and revealed a few details about the upcoming film. First … [Read more...]

Daisy Ridley: Star Wars: Episode VIII Will Reveal Truth About Rey’s Parents

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) One of the biggest questions from Star Wars: The Force Awakens was who are Rey's parents? While that movie didn't give us the answer to the question, it did leave some intriguing clues with her flashback to her being left on the desert planet of Jakku. There … [Read more...]

Adam Driver Compares Star Wars: Episode VIII To Empire Strikes Back

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Adam Driver has compared Star Wars: Episode VIII's dark tone to the seminal The Empire Strikes Back (1980). The actor, who will reprise his role as Sith villain Kylo Ren in the blockbuster, spoke to Collider about director Rian Johnson's 'clear' and 'nuanced' … [Read more...]

Is This The Title Of Star Wars: Episode VIII?

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Star Wars: Episode VIII may be 19 months away, but that hasn't stopped the internet going into meltdown over an apparently leaked official title. A video posted on Reddit (via Games Radar) shows a small screen with graphics which says Star Wars: Fall of the … [Read more...]

Rian Johnson Teases Maz Kanata’s Return in Star Wars: Episode VIII

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Star Wars: Episode VIII director Rian Johnson is currently helming the next chapter in the saga, and has released a new image via Tumblr of Lupita Nyong’o as Maz Kanata. Of course, the character is brought to life with motion capture and visual effects, so … [Read more...]

Star Wars: Episode VIII Tidbits

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Star Wars: Episode VIII is just under 2 years away, but we're now starting to see bits and pieces of the upcoming film. Unlike The Force Awakens, director Rian Johnson is apparently going to be a bit more lax with allowing behind the scenes information to make it … [Read more...]

Star Wars: Episode VIII Announcement Trailer

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Lucasfilm and Disney surprised fans by releasing a special announcement trailer for Star Wars: Episode VIII, which just started production. Take a look here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GQQMLE4FuIQ The first shots are from the island where Luke … [Read more...]

Captain Phasma Will Play A Bigger Role In Star Wars: Episode VIII

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) The Force Awakens actress Gwendoline Christie has confirmed that she will reprise her role as Captain Phasma in Star Wars: Episode VIII. Many fans were left disappointed with the star's lack of screen time in the JJ Abrams-directed blockbuster – which has so far … [Read more...]

Colin Trevorrow Wants To Shoot Star Wars: Episode IX In Space

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) For a film about space travel, none of the past Star Wars films has ever traveled to the final frontier to shoot space on film. If director Colin Trevorrow has his way, Star Wars: Episode IX will be the first to shoot in space. During the 'Power of Story: The … [Read more...]

Star Wars: Episode IX To Shoot On Film

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Just a few days ago one of Hollywood's best cinematographer, Roger Deakins, said that film is over. With the collapsing infrastructure to support the medium and very few choices in stock, he just doesn't see it being a viable alternative to digital … [Read more...]

Star Wars: Episode VIII Pushed To December 2017

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) One of the things that made the ending of Star Wars: The Force Awakens really exciting was that Episode VIII would be just a year and five months away (May 2017). A few days ago on Meet The Movie Press a rumor came out that the script was being rewritten, which … [Read more...]

Lawrence Kasdan – Star Wars: Episode VIII Will Be “Weird”

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) In one magnificent cinematic master stroke, JJ Abrams set right the wrongs of the Star Wars prequel trilogy. And now, The Force Awakens screenwriter Lawrence Kasdan has confirmed to the LA Times that Star Wars: Episode VIII director Rian Johnson will deliver a … [Read more...]

No One Knows How The New Star Wars Trilogy Will End

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The producers and directors, that is! By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) You would think that after spending $4 billion dollars to purchase Lucasfilm for its lucrative Star Wars franchise and commissioning a new trilogy in 2012, Disney would have figured out exactly how the trilogy would … [Read more...]

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Made $50 Million In Pre-Sales

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Disney and Lucasfilm made a splash when they announced pre-sales for Star Wars: The Force Awakens a few weeks back. That splash turned into a tidal wave that knocked out multiplex websites and servers recently, as the entire Star Wars fandom tried to get … [Read more...]

Star Wars & The New Universe Building Paradigm

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) There's an almost incredibly sad titled article at Wired called "You Won’t Live To See The Final Star Wars." It's an almost bittersweet realization that an ongoing Star Wars saga will never truly come to an end, but at least we'll at least get Star Wars films for … [Read more...]

New Star Wars: The Force Awakens Footage & Mythology Talk

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Star Wars: The Force Awakens is on track to smash opening weekend records with a reported $225 million. Everyone knows the film is going to be a hit, it just remains to be seen how big of a hit. Disney and LucasFilm are doing everything they can to stoke the … [Read more...]