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  1. '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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  2. '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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. '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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  6. 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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  7. '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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  8. '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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  9. 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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  10. 'Breaking Bad' Director on Doing Death With Dignity -- And How Baby Holly Cried on Cue (Q&A)

    3:20 pm 9/16/2013

    Rian Johnson talks to THR about the shocking events in Sunday night's episode, "Ozymandias," and discusses the honor of being on set for the series' final day of shooting.Read more

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