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  1. 'Insidious' and 'Saw's' Leigh Whannell Wants His Next Project To Be Sci-Fi

    2:27 pm 12/2/2014

    The mastermind talks unlikely inspirations — Rob Reiner? — and the 'Star Wars' director he says is his favorite modern filmmakerRead more

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  2. 'Star Wars' Heading Back to London's Pinewood Studios

    6:58 am 11/10/2014

    The first spinoff will be shot at the London facility that served as home to 'Episode VII,' now titled 'The Force Awakens'Read more

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  3. 'Star Wars: Episode VIII' Director on Series Nostalgia and Lucasfilm's One Demand

    7:41 am 9/19/2014

    Says Rian Johnson: "Honestly, it’s the most fun I’ve ever had writing — it’s just joyous"Read more

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  4. Mark Ruffalo Emailed 'Star Wars: Episode VIII' Director for a Role

    2:54 pm 9/11/2014

    "By the way, if there's a part in 'Star Wars,' please, anything, please consider considering me to join you"Read more

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  5. Rian Johnson Says Next 'Star Wars' Will Have Less CGI, More Practical Effects

    10:09 am 8/18/2014

    The virtual sets of the prequel trilogy are a thing of the pastRead more

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  6. 'Star Wars: Episode VIII' Director Rian Johnson Talks Prep and Fake Plans

    11:00 am 7/29/2014

    "I can only assume it was a clerical error," the director of "Brick" and "The Brothers Bloom" joked about the reason why Lucasfilm brought him on board to direct "Episode VIII."Read more

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  7. New 'Star Wars' Director's Best 'Breaking Bad' Moments

    8:10 pm 6/20/2014

    Rian Johnson took on the AMC hit's biggest (and smallest) episodes ever, and is now set to tackle "Episode VIII."Read more

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  8. 'Star Wars': Why Rian Johnson Is Disney's Most Surprising Director Choice Yet (Analysis)

    12:55 pm 6/20/2014

    The "Looper" helmer may break a trend of "safe" director risks for the science-fiction movie franchise.Read more

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  9. 'Star Wars: Episode VIII' Sets Director

    11:33 am 6/20/2014

    UPDATED: "Looper" director Rian Johnson will direct the second new film and write a treatment for the third.Read more

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  10. Vince Gilligan, Will Ferrell to Collaborate on Austin Film Fest Performance

    11:09 am 10/8/2013

    "Ozymandias" director Rian Johnson will helm a staged reading of the "Breaking Bad" creator's screenplay about a man with split-personality disorder.Read more

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