In the final minutes of trading on Thursday, shares hit $102.68, an increase of 8.5 percent in the last 12 months. His previous credits include Brick and Looper. In addition to the "Star Wars" TV series, Disney is working on TV adaptations of Pixar's "Monsters Inc.", the Disney Channel's "High School Musical" franchise and an original series from Marvel.
At this point, we know that he'll definitely direct the first film, which would put him neck-and-neck with JJ Abrams in terms of Stars Wars films directed (JJ is about to shoot Episode IX).
"There's another version which is kind of like a lawn roller, which has rods and handles on it and I have certain amount of control with my friend and if we want him to run along I have to push him". Will there be other just as compelling stories to tell?
Daisy Ridley will have a lead role in the upcoming Star Wars film.Rian Johnson will helm the new "blank canvas" Star Wars trilogy.
5, players of "Battlefront 2" will be able to align with the First Order or choose to fight in the Resistance. Now, on the brighter and less-headache-inducing side, we're getting a preview of the game's free DLC.
Star Wars is full of iconic characters like Luke Skywalker, Yoda, Darth Vader, and Boba Fett. It also bodes well for the quality of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, which arrives in theaters on December 15.
The other major news impacting a galaxy far, far away centers on a familiar name to the Star Wars-universe.
As Disney announce a new trilogy of films and a live action TV series, EA has released their first road map for Battlefront II's free DLC. With that in mind, it takes pride of place in any projected slate. The epic saga that spans eight (soon to be nine films), animated television shows, comics, video games and a library of novels will soon welcome a new trilogy to its expanding muniments; and without a single Skywalker in sight.
A two-day closing of Disney's Florida resorts amid a hurricane and the cancellation of an animated movie were among one-time items that reduced operating income by about $275 million, or about 11 cents per share, the company said. Crait will be making its first cinematic appearance on "Star Wars: The Last Jedi".
But seeing where he goes next is almost as exciting as seeing where he took The Last Jedi.