Star Wars: Episode IX release date announced

Star Wars: Episode IX release date announced

The release date for Star Wars: Episode IX has been announced – and fans will be pleased that it’s not too far, far away. Arriving on December 20, 2019, it’ll mark the last film in the current trilogy, which stars John Boyega and Daisy Ridley. A few days back, Disney confirmed that Colin Trevorrow will no longer be directing Star Wars: Episode IX. In a statement issued by Disney, creative differences were cited as the…

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Star Wars competition: Visit Han Solo movie set, the Last Jedi world premiere, and more

Star Wars competition: Visit Han Solo movie set, the Last Jedi world premiere, and more

Attention Star Wars fans – we’ve got news of the competition of a lifetime. An official charity campaign was launched yesterday by Mark Hamill and Daisy Ridley, which includes a prize to attend the premiere of Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi. The pair posted the clip entitled ‘Force For Change’ yesterday, which offers prizes for every generation of fans of the sci-fi franchise. You can watch the clip below. Force for Change is…

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Star Wars’ Daisy Ridley says ‘I don’t think Rey is a Jedi’

Star Wars’ Daisy Ridley says ‘I don’t think Rey is a Jedi’

Daisy Ridley won the best breakthrough performance award at the MTV Movie Awards for her role in Star Wars: The Force Awakens – and then told reporters she doesn’t think lightsaber-wielding heroine Rey is a Jedi. The 24-year-old English actress also discussed whether Rogue One character Jyn Erso could be Rey’s mother. Speaking backstage at the MTV Movie Awards in California on Saturday night (April 9), Ridley said that the next film will be “darker” than Episode VII. Asked…

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens triumphs at the Empire film awards

Star Wars: The Force Awakens triumphs at the Empire film awards

The force was strong at last night’s Jameson Empire Awards as sci-fi blockbuster Star Wars: The Force Awakens emerged as the big winner, scooping five gongs including best sci-fi/fantasy, best visual effects and best director for JJ Abrams. There were also awards for Star Wars actors John Boyega and Daisy Ridley, who won the best male and female newcomer prizes respectively. The Force Awakens trumped Mad Max: Fury Road, which took a respectable four awards, with recognition for its make-up, costumes, soundtrack and…

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