Here is why the Yoda creator doesn't want anyone else's hand in the puppet — even the "Last Jedi" director's.
Author Jason Fry answers our burning questions about his collaboration with "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" writer-director Rian Johnson — and how it may help you understand Luke.
Production designer Rick Heinrichs explains how he had to create a brand new history of the Jedi Order for the latest film.
Director Rian Johnson points out the exact moment when you can see the actress making blaster noises, in a commentary track on the home video version of the latest “Star Wars” movie.
Rian Johnson took a knife to a Porg-shaped cake presented to him to celebrate the film's $618 million domestic box-office haul and upcoming Blu-ray release.
"The Last Jedi" Blu-ray is full of extras, including twice the deleted scenes of "The Force Awakens."
Rian Johnson on the Ahch-To set of The Last Jedi. Director Rian Johnson knows that some of the decisions he made in Star Wars: The Last Jedi have polarized fans. In one of the final scenes of The Last Jedi, Luke Skywalker shows up on the isolated planet Crait to engage in battle with his estranged nephew, First Order leader Kylo Ren.
"I think it’s often in these very differences of perspective that movies can be at their most enlightening, helping us learn something about each other and ourselves," he writes on Medium.
Ben Morris of Industrial Light and Magic reveals the practical and digital magic behind the film’s most talked-about moments
The latest sequel includes dozens of references to previous installments, and we've cataloged them here for you.
The Last Jedi has arrived in theaters, offering an expansive new vision of the Star Wars universe as conceived by writer-director Rian Johnson . To accomplish his vision, Johnson teamed with production designer Rick Heinrichs ( Fargo , The Big Lebowski , The Nightmare Before Christmas , Captain America: The First Avenger ) and Lucasfilm’s in-house team of “visualists.” Together they dreamed up new planets stocked with never-seen species, original characters, sleek starships, and lots of porgs. Their concept art, costume sketches, and storyboards have been collected alongside author Phil Szostak’s detailed commentary in the new The Art of Star Wars: The Last Jedi . Yahoo Entertainment got a sneak peek at the book and exclusively presents some of the highlights here. __________________________ All images via The Art of Star Wars: The Last Jedi by Phil Szostak, and Lucasfilm Ltd. © Abrams Books, 2017; © 2017 Lucasfilm Ltd. and TM. All Rights Reserved. Used Under Authorization.
Hoo-Rey for Rian Johnson. The first wave of reviews are positive, highlighting whimsy and spectacle in the epic new installment.
It’s not easy to get hold of actual props from a “Star Wars” movie, unless you were actually in a “Star Wars” movie. Yahoo Entertainment asked members of the “Last Jedi” cast whether they have a favorite reminder of their work on the film.
When we saw Supreme Leader Snoke in “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” and in the last trailer for the new film, we thought there was something familiar about the way he was dressed. Turns out we were right about the source for his look.
"The Last Jedi" is days from release, and writer-director Rian Johnson is already preparing an original "Star Wars" trilogy, with new characters.
Meanwhile, the director and cast of the new sequel go on "Jimmy Kimmel Live," where they reveal one not-so-big spoiler.
Princess Leia’s legacy lives on — in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' and in the happy memories Carrie Fisher left with her intergalactic family.
The filmmaker will introduce "characters from a corner of the galaxy that 'Star Wars' lore has never before explored."
The filmmaker fills us in on what he calls "a hell of a trailer" and admits that he'd love to do a "Star Wars"-themed musical.