Opening of THE LAST JEDI/Rian Johnson Documentary Available to Watch Now

As fans of the galaxy far, far away we tend to view every new Star Wars movie through the lens of what it means for the franchise and the characters, but what must it be like to literally look through the lens and create one? The burdens and responsibilities of being in the director’s chair […]

George Lucas Helped Direct a Scene in SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY

Solo: A Star Wars Story has quite a behind-the-scenes story. Phil Lord and Chris Miller were initially hired to direct the standalone film, but they were removed from the project in June 2017. Ron Howard stepped up to helm the movie shortly after, completing production and reshoots. In their extensive coverage of Solo in the […]

Harrison Ford Gave Alden Ehrenreich Some Secret Han Solo Tips

It was out of a reported 2,500 actors that Lucasfilm chose Alden Ehrenreich as their young Han Solo. We have to imagine that getting the role was genuinely amazing, and also totally terrifying, for Ehrenreich, since it meant being tasked with the seemingly impossible: filling Harrison Ford‘s shoes. But it turns out that even though he said he wasn’t going […]

Will X-MEN: DARK PHOENIX Get the Story Right the Second Time Around?

Today we got our first look at X-Men: Dark Phoenix, but will the second go round with the story be the charm for the franchise? We talked about how much we’re looking forward to the film on today’s Nerdist News Talks Back, along with what kind of Star Wars movie we’d love to see from Taika Waititi, […]