Tuesday, 22 November 2016

Other Stars Wars movie news

With all the excitement for Rogue One in the air at the moment it's easy to miss the news on other upcoming Star Wars films. Episode VIII is due for release in December 2017 and the Han Solo anthology movie is penciled in for 2018.

Here's a few things that we know so far......

Episode VIII:
It is scheduled for release on 15th December 2017.
Rian Johnson wrote the script and will direct.
It continues from where The Force Awakens ended.
We are likely to get more backstory on lots of characters from The Force Awakens
We should find out about Rey's parentage

Han Solo:
Phil Lord and Christopher Miller will direct.
Lawrence Kasdan is on script writing duty (he wrote Empire, Jedi and The Force Awakens).
Alden Ehrenreich is playing the young Han Solo
Donald Glover is playing Solo's buddy Lando Calrissian.
Emilia Clarke "Game of Thrones" Mother Of Dragons is in the movie.
Kathleen Kennedy (Lucasfilm President) has said the film will be have a style like a heist or western movie.

So there's a few little nuggets of info, not a lot I know but it's a start.

In the meantime, here's a Rogue One trailer with a Beastie Boys soundtrack!
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