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Star Wars The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson explains how he decided Rey's parentage

Critics have almost universally loved Star Wars: The Last Jedi, but things are complex when it comes to audience reaction. Rian Johnson's decision regarding Rey's parentage did not go down well with many.

Adam Driver had no qualms stripping off in Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Adam Driver was in good shape as he had been preparing for the action sequences in the movie and according to Rian Johnson, he did not hesitate to remove his shirt for Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

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Star Wars The Last Jedi movie review: The Force is with this Daisy Ridley and Mark Hamill starrer

Star Wars: The Last Jedi proves that comic-book divide between good-and-bad can be complex, that the middle ground can be filled with doubt and pain: Adam Driver makes a great bad guy who can be good.

Star Wars The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson: It's the middle chapter, so I wanted it to be emotional

Director Rian Johnson says that he wanted Star Wars: The Last Jedi to have an emotional element as it would complement well with the characters that had a brilliant set-up in The Force Awakens.

Benicio Del Toro signed Star Wars The Last Jedi for Rian Johnson

Going by the nickname "DJ" in the movie, Rian Johnson teased Benicio that Del Toro's character will have a huge role in the battle between the First Order and the Resistance in Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

Star Wars The Last Jedi will not have Lando Calrissian, says director Rian Johnson

Putting all the rumors to rest, The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson has confirmed that Star War's popular character Lando Calrissian is not making an appearance in the eighth installment of the series.

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Star Wars The Last Jedi shooting wraps

Star Wars: The Last Jedi has officially wrapped up after a shoot of 19 long months. Director Rian Johnson took to Instagram to share a picture and said that the post-production of the film has finally wrapped up. The film is slated to hit the screens on December 15 this year.

Game of Thrones actor Gwendoline Christie on Star Wars: The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson

Gwendoline Christie will reprise her role as Captain Phasma in the much-awaited sequel after essaying it in 2015 film Star Wars: The Force Awakens. She also essays the role of Brienne of Tarth in HBO's fantasy TV drama Game of Thrones. The third episode released today.

'Star Wars' director Rian Johnson sued by former agent

Filmmaker Rian Johnson has been accused of cutting his former agent out of negotiations for his new "Star Wars" movie.

In The Loop

Time travel is a convenient science fiction tool,allowing many a story to cut corners and jump loopholes.

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