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  1. Five Star Wars Villains Benicio Del Toro Could Play In Episode 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Cinema Blend News

    At this point we haven't even arrived at the release date for Star Wars: The Force Awakens yet, but with Disney and Lucasfilm laying out an expanding slate of new films, it's never too early to look to the future. Looper director Rian Johnson is set to take the helm on Star Wars: Episode VIII , which doesn't hit theaters until May 2017, but just the other day they cast the film's main villain, Benicio Del Toro .


  2. 'Star Wars: Episode VIII' Needs Villain, Wants Benicio Del ToroRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Movies.com

    ... cinematic universe, we're trusting that his distinctive sensibilities -- as evidenced in time-travel action picture Looper , for example -- will shine through, and that includes the role of the villain. Del Toro would certainly be a great choice. ...


  3. Will This Guardians Of The Galaxy Star Play The Villain In Next Star Wars Film?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Perez Hilton

    ... movie isn't even out yet, and Disney and Lucasfilm are already ramping up for the next installment! Rian Johnson ( Looper ) is already signed on to both write and direct Episode VIII and we know that John Boyega , Daisy Ridley , and Oscar Isaac are ...


  4. Benicio del Toro to play villain in 'Star Wars: Episode VIII'?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | UPI

    ... are keen on having the Academy Award winner come on board. Star Wars: Episode VIII will be directed by Brick and Looper helmer Rian Johnson, who is also attached to write Star Wars: Episode IX . The movie is expected to begin filming in early 2016, ...


  5. Report: Star Wars: Episode VIII wants Benicio del Toro to play the villainRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Polygon

    ... 26, 2017 release - 40 years to the day that the original Star Wars movie arrived in theaters. Rian Johnson ( Brick , Looper ) is set to direct. Two other Star Wars movies will arrive in theaters before then. Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force ...


  6. Star Wars: Benicio Del Toro 'offered role as Main Villain' in Episode VIIIRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... new instalment, so the nature of Del Toro's role also remains unclear. Episode VIII is being written and directed by Looper's Rian Johnson. According to the Wrap, it will also include the return of John Boyega as heroic Stormtrooper Finn, Daisy ...


  7. Benicio Del Toro 'offered villain role' in next 'Star Wars' filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | NME

    ... VIII , the follow-up to this year's Star Wars: The Force Awakens , is set for release on May 26, 2017. Rian Johnson ( Looper , Breaking Bad ) will take over the director's chair from JJ Abrams and is also writing the follow-up's script. Casting for ...


  8. Del Toro 'to play Star Wars villain'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Newsday

    ... s The Collector in Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy. Directed by Rian Johnson, whose previous films include Brick and Looper, it is expected to start shooting early next year in advance of a release date of 26 May, 2017.


  9. Benicio Del Toro could take Villain Role in 'Star Wars: Episode VIII'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | Examiner.com

    ... Wars : Episode VIII . Little is known about the film except that it will be written and directed by Rian Johnson ( Looper ), and will open on May 26th 2017. The hope is to place a big name as the bad guy, which would be different than their decision ...


  10. Benicio Del Toro Considered For 'Star Wars VIII' RoleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | CBS Local

    ... With Johnson taking on screen writing duties as well. The film is produced by Ram Bergman, best known for producing Looper and Don Jon and Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy. Del Toro was seen recently in Marvel's Guardians of The Galaxy and Thor: ...


  11. Benicio Del Toro Offered Role As Villain In 'Star Wars: Episode VIII'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | Deadline

    ... The Del Toro casting news makes one wonder if one of that trio doesn't make it to the end of the movie. Directed by Looper and Brick helmer Rian Johnson , the still-untitled eighth installment of the new Star Wars trilogy is set for release May 26, ...


  12. Benicio Del Toro Offered 'Star Wars Episode VIII' Villain RoleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | /film

    ... date of May 26, 2017. Ram Bergman , who worked as producer on Johnson's films Brick , The Brothers Bloom , and Looper , will also be a producer on Episode VIII . According to Variety , Lucasfilm and Johnson were also interested in Joaquin Phoenix ...


  13. Benicio Del Toro Eyed for Villain in Star Wars: Episode VIIIRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | Collider

    Actor Benicio Del Toro had a brush with playing a Big Bad in an iconic franchise a couple years ago, and it appears that he's getting a second shot. Per The Wrap , the actor has the offer to play the villain in Star Wars: Episode VIII , which is being written and directed by Looper and Brick filmmaker Rian Johnson .


  14. Joseph Gordon-Levitt Will Appear On The New Season Of The Mindy ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 19 | Cinema Blend News

    ... appearances on late night programs including SNL --instead favoring movie roles as varied as (500) Days of Summer , Looper and Inception . I have no idea how he ended up taking a gig on The Mindy Project , but it may have had something to do with ...


  15. Here Are 20 Actors Who Could Play Han SoloRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | /film

    ... He seems to have a little scoundrel in him too. After already giving a commendable turn as a young Bruce Willis in Looper , maybe it's time to see if he can pull of a young Harrison Ford as well. Gordon-Levitt has proven to be a very talented young ...


  16. Hanuka Brothers: The Divine Note: Never fuck with spooky child-soldiers in Southeast AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | The Austin Chronicle

    If we weren't going to give the Hanuka Brothers ' The Divine the description it deserves, we'd go all media shorthand and say it's a mash-up of parts of Apocalypse Now and Princess Mononoke and that Rian Johnson sci-fi thing called Looper .


  17. 'Star Wars': 'Jurassic World' director Colin Trevorrow to helm 'Episode IX'Read the original story

    Friday Jul 10 | TheCelebrityCafe

    ... Kennedy are the only confirmed panelists for SDCC. Still, actors from the film are expected to show up. Last summer , Looper director Rian Johnson was hired to direct Star Wars: Episode VIII and write Episode IX . We will probably hear more details ...


  18. Star Wars 9 director rumored coming from Jurassic WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | SlashGear.com

    ... you'd know I was lying if I said I would never ever do a Star Wars film." Earlier this year Rian Johnson, director of Looper, was announced to be directing Star Wars Episode 8. That'll mean each successive Star Wars film in the new trilogy will be ...


  19. Transference #1Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | HorrorTalk News

    ... on in these scenes, which is far from the truth. Transference mixes time travel and action in the same manner as Looper . Unlike that film, you don't have to look at Bruce Willis' bald head for 2 hours. Plus, the conflict feels so much more personal ...


  20. Star Wars: Episode 8 Wants To Cast Hong Kong Action Star As A JediRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | Cinema Blend News

    ... legend Mike Tyson. In the meantime, the only thing we truly know about the upcoming Star Wars: Episode VIII is that Looper helmer, Rian Johnson will settle into a director's chair still sporting the lens-flare-bleached ass groove of J.J. Abrams. The ...