Matt Smith Joins Star Wars Episode IX Cast

Variety has reported that Matt Smith is joining the cast of Star Wars: Episode IX. Currently his role is under wraps, but it is great to see his inclusion in the cast. Matt Smith is most famous for his role as the 11th Doctor in Doctor Who and also as a physical embodiment of Skynet in Terminator Genisys. He will be joining alongside Dominic Monaghan as some of the newest members of the cast that will be featured in the final episode of the new Star Wars trilogy. No other details are confirmed at this time so stay tuned for updates. Star Wars Episode…

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Dominic Monaghan Joins Star Wars Episode IX Cast

Deadline has reported that Dominic Monaghan will be joining the cast of Star Wars Episode IX. According to Deadline, Monaghan originally publicized that he was interested in joining the Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens cast so he will soon be joining a world set in a galaxy far far away. Dominic Monaghan is most famous for his role as Merry, one of Frodo’s wingman in the Lord of the Rings Trilogy. Dominic Monaghan had this to say about his inclusion in the film’s cast. “The galaxy far far away has had almost as much influence as the one…

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Star Wars: Episode IX Cast Revealed

The official Star Wars website has updated with the reveal of the cast for Star Wars: Episode IX.  The confirmed returning cast includes: Daisy Ridley Adam Driver John Boyega Oscar Issac  Lupita Nyong’o Domhnall Gleeson Kelly Marie Tran Joonas Suotamo Billie Lourd Mark Hamill Anthony Daniels New cast members include Noami Ackie and Richard E. Grant who’s roles are currently not confirmed at this time. As reported earlier, Billy Dee Williams will return to reprise his role as Lando Calrissian. It has also been reported that Carrie Fisher will reprise her role as…

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Billy Dee Williams to Reprise Lando Calrissian in Star Wars Episode IX

The Hollywood Reporter has recently reported that Billy Dee Williams will be returning to reprise his role as Lando Calrissian in Star Wars: Episode IX.  Currently it is unknown how much of a significance his character will play in the story especially since the film is still quite early in development.  He will be joining alongside Keri Russell, who’s role has not been confirmed at this time. For those who aren’t familiar with the character, Lando Calrissian is an old friend of Han Solo, who made his debut appearance in Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back. He would later…

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Superman: The Movie – Extended Cut & Special Edition 2-Film Collection Announced

Warner Brothers has announced that they will be releasing Superman: The Movie – Extended Cut & Special Edition 2-Film Collection via Warner Archive.  The set includes the 3-hour TV edition of Superman: The Movie and the special edition release of the film. While the special edition of the film has been released on Blu-ray in the past this special set will be the first time the TV extended cut will be available in this format. SUPERMAN: THE MOVIE – EXTENDED CUT & SPECIAL EDITION 2-FILM COLLECTION (1978,2000) Run Time 188 Minutes-EXTENDED CUT (NEW 2017 1080p HD MASTER)…

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J.J. Abrams To Write & Direct Star Wars: Episode IX

The official Star Wars website has updated with the announcement that J.J. Abrams will return and direct Star Wars: Episode IX.  For those who are unaware the original director for the film, Colin Trevorrow, left directorial duties earlier last week.  J.J. Abrams will not only direct the film, but will also work as a co-writer with the help of Chris Terrio.  The film is produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Michelle Rejwan, Abrams, Bad Robot, and Lucasfilm. Lucasfilm president, Kathleen Kennedy had this to say about his return. “With The Force Awakens, J.J. delivered everything we could have possibly hoped for,…

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New Writer Announced For Star Wars Episode IX

The Hollywood Reporter has reported that a rewrite is in the works for Star Wars Episode IX. To go along with the rewrite the team has added Jack Thorne to help with the script for the upcoming Star Wars sequel.  According to the website’s sources, Jack Thorne will be revising the current script by director Colin Trevorrow and his writing partner, Derek Connolly,  since “a fresh pair of eyes was needed.”   Production for Star Wars Episode IX will start next January and the film is set to premiere on May 24, 2019. No other details are confirmed at this time so stay tuned for…

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Star Wars Episode VII : The Force Awakens 3D Collector's Edition Announced

Entertainment Weekly has recently announced that they will be a special 3D Collector’s Edition for Star Wars Episode VII : The Force Awakens.  The “3D Collector’s Edition” will be a four disc set that includes more bonus features not included with the previous releases. The set will include the previous bonus features along with the following extras. A look at how sound technicians blend action with audio effects in the featurette Foley: A Sonic Tale. Sounds of the Resistance, another audio themed doc showing how the sound designers blended real recordings into otherworldly effects…

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