Director J.J. Abrams confirms that the late actress will be part of the finale by way of unused footage. “We were never going to recast, or use a CG character," he says.
Actor drops major hint that his fan-favorite ace Resistance fighter Snap Wexley will be back for the trilogy-capping installment.
J.J. Abrams has made "Star Wars" history with second-unit director Victoria Mahoney. Is this a sign of more diversity to come?
An online petition calling for the 21-time Oscar nominee to replace Carrie Fisher in "Star Wars: Episode IX" has gained a surprising amount of support, but recasting Leia isn't likely.
"Star Wars" fans who believe "The Force Awakens" ripped off the original film seek another director change.
J.J. Abrams, who previously directed 'The Force Awakens,' will also co-write the film with Chris Terrio, according to a press release on StarWars.com
Lucasfilm and director mutually agreed to part ways because "our visions for the project differ," according to statement.
Jack Thorne brought on to do a polish on the latest draft of “Star Wars: Episode IX,” which has Colin Trevorrow on board to direct, sources tell Variety
'Star Wars Episode IX' director Colin Trevorrow talks to Cinemablend briefly about making final film in current trilogy without Carrie Fisher as Leia
Colin Trevorrow prefers to watch period pictures that are shot on film instead of on a digital camera, the director behind Jurassic World said during a press conference at the Sundance Film Festival on Thursday. A belief that digital cameras are anachronistic will impact his choices on his next project. When Trevorrow slides behind the camera on Star Wars: Episode IX, he plans to use film stock.