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Mark Hamill Confirms Luke Skywalker's Return in Star Wars 8

Mark Hamill Confirms Luke Skywalker's Return in Star Wars 8

Master Jedi Luke Skywalker will return with his beard intact for Star Wars: Episode VIII, with some scenes already shot.

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New Force Awakens Photos, Abrams Talks Star Wars 8 Connection

New Force Awakens Photos, Abrams Talks Star Wars 8 Connection

J.J. Abrams teases that Star Wars: Episode VIII director Rian Johnson is telling his own story, but it will connect to The Force Awakens.

Brian Gallagher

Star Wars 8 Wants Gugu Mbatha-Raw for One of Two Female Leads?

Star Wars 8 Wants Gugu Mbatha-Raw for One of Two Female Leads?

A new report claims that there are two female lead roles for Star Wars 8, with Gugu Mbatha-Raw revealed as one of the contenders.

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Star Wars 8: Is Hayden Christensen Returning as Darth Vader?

Star Wars 8: Is Hayden Christensen Returning as Darth Vader?

A new rumor claims Hayden Christensen is shooting scenes for Star Wars 8, while the Darth Vader costume has arrived on the Rogue One set.

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Star Wars 8: Benicio Del Toro Might Not Be a Villain

Star Wars 8: Benicio Del Toro Might Not Be a Villain

After saying his character is 'like a villain' in Star Wars: Episode VIII, Benicio Del Toro backtracks from that statement.

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Mark Hamill Has Arrived on Star Wars 8 Set

Mark Hamill Has Arrived on Star Wars 8 Set

Mark Hamill is in Ireland to shoot Star Wars: Episode VIII scenes on Skellig Micheal.

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Star Wars 8 Set Photos Surface from Ireland

Star Wars 8 Set Photos Surface from Ireland

Director Rian Johnson is spotted on the Skellig Michael Island set off the coast of Ireland in the first photos from Star Wars: Episode VIII.

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Star Wars 8 Begins Shooting This Month in Ireland

Star Wars 8 Begins Shooting This Month in Ireland

LucasFilm clarifies that Star Wars: The Force Awakens is not undergoing reshoots, but Star Wars 8 is shooting select scenes in Ireland.

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Star Wars 8 Villain Is Benicio Del Toro, Shooting Begins in March

Star Wars 8 Villain Is Benicio Del Toro, Shooting Begins in March

Benicio Del Toro confirms he is the villain in Star Wars: Episode VIII, and that production starts in March.

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Star Wars 8 Female Shortlist Includes These 3 Actresses

Star Wars 8 Female Shortlist Includes These 3 Actresses

LucasFilm is reportedly testing Tatiana Maslany, Gina Rodriguez and Olivia Cooke for the female lead in Star Wars: Episode VIII this week.

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Star Wars 8 Wants a Strong Female Lead?

Star Wars 8 Wants a Strong Female Lead?

A new rumor claims that Rian Johnson wants to add a new character for Star Wars 8 who may be tied to the Solo or Skywalker clans.

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Benicio Del Toro Confirms Star Wars 8 Villain Talks

Benicio Del Toro Confirms Star Wars 8 Villain Talks

As previously rumored, Benicio Del Toro confirms that he may play the bad guy in 2017's Star Wars: Episode VIII.

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Star Wars 8 Wants Benicio Del Toro as the Villain

Star Wars 8 Wants Benicio Del Toro as the Villain

Benicio del Toro is in early talks to play the primary villain in Star Wars: Episode VIII for writer-director Rian Johnson.

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Star Wars 8 Wants Hong Kong Action Star Donnie Yen?

Star Wars 8 Wants Hong Kong Action Star Donnie Yen?

Donnie Yen is rumored for an important yet undisclosed role in Star Wars Episode VIII, but may actually be in Star Wars: Rogue One.

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Star Wars 8 Will Be Shot on Film

Star Wars 8 Will Be Shot on Film

Director Rian Johnson reveals that Star Wars Episode VIII will be shot on 35MM film, but he wanted to shoot it in 70MM.

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Star Wars 8: Will Oscar Isaac Return as Poe Dameron?

Star Wars 8: Will Oscar Isaac Return as Poe Dameron?

Oscar Isaac may have revealed his character's fate in The Force Awakens while talking about Rian Johnson's Star Wars: Episode VIII.

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Star Wars 8 Gets May 26, 2017 Release Date

Star Wars 8 Gets May 26, 2017 Release Date

LucasFilm confirms that Looper director Rian Johnson will both write and direct Star Wars: Episode VIII, which hits theaters in May 2017.

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Star Wars 8 and 9 Dates Confirmed; More Trilogies Planned?

Star Wars 8 and 9 Dates Confirmed; More Trilogies Planned?

Disney's Bob Iger says Star Wars 8 and Star Wars 9 are planned for 2017 and 2019, while more trilogies are being prepped for the future.

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Star Wars 8 Gets Captain America Production Designer

Star Wars 8 Gets Captain America Production Designer

Oscar-winning production designer Rick Heinrichs will help shape the visual look of director Rian Johnson's Star Wars: Episode VIII.

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Terry Gilliam Talks Star Wars 8 with Director Rian Johnson

Terry Gilliam Talks Star Wars 8 with Director Rian Johnson

Legendary director Terry Gilliam discovers Rain Johnson is directed the next two Star Wars sequels and quizzes him on the experience.

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