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A ‘Star Wars’ Movie Directed by a Woman Is ‘Absolutely’ Happening, Vows Kathleen Kennedy

With the Skywalker saga now over following the release of “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker,” Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy is promising a more inclusive “Star Wars” franchise behind the camera in the future. Every “Star Wars” feature film has been directed by a male filmmaker (J.J Abrams was behind the camera for “Skywalker”), and […]

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‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’: New Clip Showcases the Song Lin-Manuel Miranda Helped Create

Hamilton and In the Heights creator Lin-Manuel Miranda had a cameo in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker as a Resistance fighter, but now you can hear his musical cameo in the movie as well. The official Star Wars Twitter account has shared a clip from the movie showcasing “Lido Hey,” a song which Miranda […]

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‘Rise of Skywalker’ Hits $1 Billion Worldwide After 28 Days in Theaters

It’s official: Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker has crossed the $1 billion mark in global sales. The J.J. Abrams-directed feature has spent 28 days in theaters across the world following its debut on December 20, 2019. Since then, Rise of Skywalker has continued to be a high-earner both in the domestic box office rankings […]

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Disney Has ‘Star Wars’ Decisions to Make Beyond Questions of Fan Service

“Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” closes the book on the Skywalker Saga and marks the end of an era for Lucasfilm, the company that series creator George Lucas founded almost five decades ago. It also marks seven years under Disney, a period defined by big box-office successes, creative struggles, and a major role in […]

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‘Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker’ crosses $760m, ‘Ford v Ferrari’ hits $200m at global box office

Fox racing drama stands at $94m internationallyDisney executives reported on Tuesday (31) that Lucasfilm’s Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker added $36.1m on Monday to reach $761.5m worldwide.The sci-fi saga grossed $20.9m for $384.2m internationally, and $15.2m for $377.3m in North America as the international gross begins to pull away after overtaking North America last […]

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‘Star Wars’ Writer Chris Terrio on Rey’s Parentage, the Big Villain, and That Final Scene — Spoilers

[Editor’s note: The following post contains extensive spoilers for “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.”]It all ends here. After nine films and over four decades, the Skywalker Saga has come to a close with J.J. Abrams’ second “Star Wars” outing, “The Rise of Skywalker.” The final film in the newest trilogy doesn’t just conclude (for […]

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‘Little Women’ Is the Top Box Office Newcomer; ‘Skywalker’ May Fall $100 Million Short of ‘Jedi’

High-stakes post-holiday business is in full swing. The weekend after Christmas should total a little below $200 million, about $30 million ahead of last year. Most of the difference comes from the $72 million second weekend for “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker,” which grossed about $25 million more than last year’s “Aquaman.”“Skywalker” is clearly […]

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‘Star Wars’ Crosses $300 Million at U.S. Box Office as ‘Little Women,’ ‘Jumanji’ Shine

Disney’s “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” continues to reign supreme at the holiday box office, crossing $300 million domestically over the weekend after Friday’s tally of $26.2 million.J.J. Abrams’ third and final installment in the latest Star Wars trilogy is expected to earn over $76 million in its second weekend in North America. Its […]

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