Rian Johnson

It seems that Rian Johnson has officially kicked off work on his Star Wars trilogy. Of course, we still have no clue when these films are coming, but at least we know work has begun. Ram Bergman, Rian Johnson’s producing partner, recently spoke on the topic of the new trilogy at the Rakuten TV Empire… read more


Disney is going to make sure there is never an end to the onslaught of new Star Wars material. During its earning call on Thursday, Disney had some major announcements concerning Star Wars. First and foremost, Rian Johnson has parlayed his time directing Star Wars The Last Jedi into his own trilogy of films based… read more


At this point, you almost have to wonder why Lucasfilm is even bothering dismantling the life-sized Millennium Falcon. A new behind-the-scenes video has been released for Star Wars The Last Jedi, and at this point you really do have to wonder why they don’t just build a new stage to leave the Falcon up full… read more


It looks like Rian Johnson may get a second shot at Star Wars. As Lucasfilm deals with the fallout of Colin Trevorrow exiting directing duties on Episode IX, a shortlist of directors has been put together, and it seems Johnson may do back-to-back times at bat. While that may seem to make sense, and Lucasfilm… read more

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If after seeing Star Wars The Last Jedi you ask yourself about why it doesn’t seem totally connected to The Force Awakens, there’s a reason for that. Conversing with a fan on Twitter, Last Jedi director Rian Johnson revealed that there was no plan for his film other than it was to build off of… read more

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens set up a lot of questions, but the answers may still be in flux. As the latest film in the Star Wars saga speeds towards $1B in global box office in record time, what happens in Episode VIII and Episode IX is still a bit of a question mark it… read more

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Regret is never fun, especially when you’re talking about a multi-million dollar movie. Star Wars: The Force Awakens is breaking box office records left and right, and J.J. Abrams is said to be regretting his decision to step aside for the follow up film. Speaking with The Washington Post, Abrams lifelong friend Greg Grunberg, who… read more

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If reports are to be believed, Rian Johnson is the director and writer for Star Wars Episode VIII. On Friday Deadline reported that Rian Johnson, best known for Looper, had been tapped to write and direct Star Wars Episode VIII and Star Wars Episode IX. As the day wore on it got fine tuned by… read more

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