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Taron Egerton Explains Why He Dropped Out Of ‘Solo’ Auditions & Lawrence Kasdan Says A Disney+ Series Isn’t In The Works

For a time, Lucasfilm seemed poise to explore the galaxy’s future concurrently —Daisy Ridley’s Rey Skywalker saga—while also filling gaps in the “Star Wars” mythology. A prequel film like “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” made a billion-plus at the box office. Still, that early prequel-movie success was quickly cut short by “Solo: A Star […]

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Obi-Wan Kenobi Was Originally Going To Kill Off A Key Character

This article contains major spoilers for “Obi-Wan Kenobi.”With the first and probably (?) only season of “Obi-Wan Kenobi” in the bag, writer Stuart Beattie is out here spilling all the details about what he originally had planned for the titular Jedi. Beattie, whose credits as a scribe include “Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the […]

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Kathleen Kennedy Says The Lando Disney+ Series Starring Donald Glover Is Still In The Works

It’s been four years since “Solo: A Star Wars Story” crashed and burned at the box office, but there may be hope yet if you were looking forward to seeing more of Donald Glover as the young Lando Calrissian. “Star Wars” once ruled the roost in movie theaters on Memorial Day weekend, but this year, “Obi-Wan Kenobi” […]

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Lucasfilm Vows Not to Recast Iconic ‘Star Wars’ Characters After ‘Solo’ Flop: ‘We Can’t Do That’

Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy told Vanity Fair that the company has learned never to recast iconic “Star Wars” characters following the flop that was “Solo: A Star Wars Story.” The Ron Howard-directed 2018 movie cast Alden Ehrenreich as a younger version of Han Solo, the hot-shot space pilot famously brought to life by Harrison Ford. […]

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Thandiwe Newton Speaks Out on ‘Big Mistake’ of ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Death: ‘Are You F*cking Joking?’

Thandiwe Newton made history in 2018 as the first Black woman to have a major role in a “Star Wars” movie. She appeared in “Solo: A Star Wars Story” as Val, a member of Beckett’s (Woody Harrelson) crew. As seen in the movie, her character dies in an explosion after detonating a bomb that destroys […]

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Cinematographer Bradford Young Says He Almost Turned Down ‘Solo,’ But Explains Why He Stuck Around When The ‘Star Wars’ Film Changed Directors

By this point, if you aren’t following the Team Deakins podcast, you’re missing out on some of the best conversations about filmmaking out there. In a recent episode, Oscar-nominated cinematographer Bradford Young opened up about his experience filming “Solo: A Star Wars Story” and its tumultuous production.Read More: Ron Howard Isn’t Hopeful About A ‘Solo’ […]

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Donald Glover and Phoebe Waller-Bridge Teaming Up for ‘Mr. and Mrs. Smith’ TV Show at Amazon

You know that unexpected burst of joy that happens when you find a $20 bill in an old coat pocket? Here’s the entertainment news equivalent of that: Donald Glover and Phoebe Waller-Bridge, who previously co-starred in Solo: A Star Wars Story, are creating and starring in a new iteration of the romantic spy thriller Mr. […]

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Donald Glover, Phoebe Waller-Bridge Team Up for ‘Mr. & Mrs. Smith’ Project for New Regency, Amazon

Donald Glover and Phoebe Waller-Bridge will be putting a new spin on “Mr. & Mrs. Smith” for New Regency and Amazon Prime Video. The project, co-created with Francesca Sloane, is due in 2022.Glover and Waller-Bridge, who co-starred in 2018’s “Solo: A Star Wars Story,” made the announcement via social media, posting a video to Instagram […]

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Marvel Boss Kevin Feige On ‘Black Panther 2’ Post Boseman, ‘Black Widow’ Release & Why Streaming Plans Won’t Burn MCU At The B.O.

The Disney+ series WandaVision is the first property to launch the fourth phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, one which will dovetail between big screen features and streaming series.But with Disney planning to make as many as ten Marvel Disney+ shows in the next few years, is it an embarrassment of riches?Following WandaVision, The Falcon […]

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‘Willow’ Sequel Series Eyes Actresses For Three Leading Roles

Willow, the Disney+ series set years after the events of the 1988 fantasy movie, is currently negotiating with three actresses to play three primary roles in the upcoming show. Ellie Bamber (Nocturnal Animals), Cailee Spaeny (Pacific Rim: Uprising), and Erin Kellyman (Solo: A Star Wars Story) are all in talks to play the female leads, […]

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