The Last Undiscovered Cosmic Nemesis, Episode XI : Beyond an Awakening Menace

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Post  Yakima Canutt on Sun Jan 08, 2017 8:08 pm

'The Star Wars' Braintrust Sets Meeting to Plot Leia's Life After Carrie Fisher's 'Death'
The Bothan Reporter
Thursday

Disney weighs options for the future of the iconic character as directors for the upcoming 'Episode VIII' and 2019's 'Episode IX' plan out how she will fit into the rest of the franchise films.

Carrie Fisher's Dec. 27 death has left a disturbance in the Force. Her iconic Princess Leia is set to appear in the next two Star Wars films, and insiders tell The Hollywood Reporter that at least two key scenes are planned for Episode VIII (Dec. 15) and Episode IX (2019): a Leia reunion with Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) and a confrontation with Kylo Ren (Adam Driver), her son who killed Harrison Ford's Han Solo in 2015's The Force Awakens.

Details of where those scenes fit into the movies remain unclear, but insiders say Leia was to have been a bigger part of Episode IX than VIII. Episode VIII director Rian Johnson has finished shooting, but Episode IX doesn't have a start date; both Force Awakens and Episode VIII began production at the beginning of a year so it is very likely that Episode IX will begin shooting in early 2018 for a December 2019 release. And the status of its script, being written by Colin Trevorrow and Derek Connolly, is unknown. (Disney won't comment.)

Trevorrow, the filmmaker behind Jurassic World who is directing Episode IX, is due to arrive in L.A. the week of Jan. 10 for meetings with Lucasfilm's Kathleen Kennedy to discuss options. But unlike in other cases where actors died during the filmmaking process — Paul Walker in Furious 7 comes to mind — it appears that the team has time to explore solutions.

(As well as time to grieve. As one insider puts it, "People are still deeply mourning Carrie's death over there.")

Leia could be written out and her scenes reshot, options not unheard of in the Star Wars universe. Rogue One went through a major overhaul and was met with glowing reviews and blockbuster box office. Episode VIII also went through a major rewrite with Johnson, who had to overhaul his script after he saw the significant changes J.J. Abrams made to the overarching Star Wars story thanks to his extensive postproduction work during Force Awakens. (Johnson had based his script on Force Awakens' earlier drafts.)

Another solution is to use CGI effects; a reduced role could mean Leia would only appear in glimpses. "Rogue One is the road map," says one Star Wars source, referring to Lucasfilm resurrecting Peter Cushing and making Fisher young again in the current hit.

"I have no doubt, given some of the recent work I've seen, there are filmmakers who will be willing to take up the challenge," says Michael Fink, an Oscar-winning VFX supervisor who teaches at USC. But, "so far, we have seen moments of success but not full performances." He says there's also ethics to weigh: "Should we create additional roles for Princess Leia? I don't think so."



UPDATE: THERE WILL BE NO PRETEND CARRIE FISHER IN THE SW MOVIES


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Post  Yakima Canutt on Fri Jan 20, 2017 11:20 am


JANUARY 13, 2017
A Statement Regarding New Rumors

We don’t normally respond to fan or press speculation, but there is a rumor circulating that we would like to address. We want to assure our fans that Lucasfilm has no plans to digitally recreate Carrie Fisher’s performance as Princess or General Leia Organa.

Carrie Fisher was, is, and always will be a part of the Lucasfilm family. She was our princess, our general, and more importantly, our friend. We are still hurting from her loss. We cherish her memory and legacy as Princess Leia, and will always strive to honor everything she gave to Star Wars.
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Post  Yakima Canutt on Thu Apr 06, 2017 2:12 pm





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Last summer we were all pretty, pretty enthralled with the filming of Star Wars: The Last Jedi in the beautiful city of Dubrovnik. As the summer went on I was able to ascertain that a central part of the events that would take place on the world we saw filming in Dubrovnik would be the exteriors of a “Casino Set.” The casino elements and interiors were to be filmed at Pinewood Studios. This is one of the reasons it took so long to confirm some of the actors involved with the sequence and their casting. Since then I have been able to gather a lot of information which I’m not yet ready to share entirely. But there is one thing I am fairly sure about and that’s the name of the planet.

While I do not know the exact spelling, I believe the planet to be called Canto Bight after having heard that name specifically several times from quality sources, always in relation to the subject of the Dubrovnik filming.

It’s possible that Canto Bight could be a code name. However, generally when codes are involved it is fairly obvious it is a code as it would be called something like “Vegas Viva” for instance. If there’s some kind of pun here, I’m not seeing it. If I had to bet, the odds are the Dubrovnik planet is in fact Canto Bight.

The planets in Star Wars films flavor the films as to make some Star Wars movies more palatable on certain days than others. A medieval-looking city dressed in neon is such a fresh environment to introduce in a Star Wars movie. Some days I watch The Phantom Menace just because I want to see Coruscant or Return of the Jedi because I want to see the colors and environment of Endor. If I had to be critical of The Force Awakens, I would say that the environments were more variations of what we’ve seen before rather than unique settings for the most part. Canto Bight is an entirely new creation that is likely to be an unforgettable Star Wars location.

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i gess every1 has seen this spit-taker
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ugh do we have to talk about him every hour? can't we go back to talking about Cherry Pepsis?

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