At a recent junket for “The Rise of Skywalker,” John Boyega revealed his thoughts on the Dark Side and how being in “Star Wars” during the social media age changed his life.
“This is the first ‘Star Wars’ franchise in the era of social media. You just understand how the masses think and how, through social media, we get to engage and have fun,” Boyega says. “I think navigating that, for me, has been interesting because I love all of ‘Star Wars’ and I think that ‘Star Wars’ should be a hub for imagination and it should be an opportunity for you to be able to expand on the characters how you see fit.”
“Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” — starring Boyega — is in theaters Dec. 20.
As the child of immigrants, “Star Wars” actress Kelly Marie Tran says she deeply related to her character Rose Tico’s backstory. “Her whole backstory about her parents being from this war-torn planet and her and her sister being the only survivors, I think that’s definitely my parents’ story,” Tran said. “My parents are both war [...]
Oscar Isaac sat with Variety at a recent press junket to discuss his experience working on the last three “Star Wars” films and his “natural” chemistry with his co-star John Boyega. “Knowing that there was this three-film trajectory that was happening — as abstract as that was for me — and at the same time [...]
After a four-year run, the cast of “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” said goodbye at the film’s premiere. “The Rise of Skywalker” serves as the final film in the Skywalker sequel trilogy. “The moment feels like we did it. We made it to the top,” Oscar Isaac said on the red carpet. Isaac was [...]
Noah Baumbach’s “Marriage Story” has been a critical hit and scored six Oscar nominations, but one intense fight scene has stuck out in particular. Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson play a couple in the middle of brutal divorce battle, and everything comes to a head in one climactic argument in the end. They throw harsh words […]
The 2020 Academy Awards nominations are out, and with a multitude of snubs and surprises. From the all-woman director shut out to Jennifer Lopez’s “Hustlers” denial to “The Farewell’s” lack of acting, directing and writing snubs. Here’s our biggest snubs and surprises from the Oscars.
In “Harriet,” Cynthia Erivo’s first starring role in a movie, she plays Harriet Tubman, the legendary abolitionist who rescued more than 70 people from slavery. But that wasn’t her only contribution to the film, the singer also wrote and performed the Oscar-nominated, civil rights song “Stand Up.” Go behind-the-scenes on the recording and writing of “Harriet’s” inspirational […]