Forest Whitaker, Academy Award Winner for Best Actor for The Last King of Scotland, is in negotiations to join the cast of the Star Wars spin off Star Wars: Rogue One. Whitaker will join Academy Award nominee Felicity Jones, Diego Luna and Ben Mendelssohn. Star Wars: Rogue One is scheduled for a December 16, 2016 theatrical release.
Looks like C-3PO will have a red arm according to various merchandise photos for the upcoming film Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
In this photo of a play table from the UK, C-3PO’s left arm isn’t its normal golden color. Speculation is that it might be a temporary repair. More coverage can be found here.
In an interview with Vanity Fair, J.J. Abrams said he is considering killing off Jar Jar Binks, perhaps the most hated Star Wars character ever, in the new movie The Force Awakens.
“I have a thought about putting Jar Jar Binks’s bones in the desert there,” said Abrams, adding: “I’m serious! Only three people will notice, but they’ll love it.”
The Vanity Fair website unleashed a treasure trove of Star Wars Force Awakens goodies today, May 4th. There are pics of Adam Driver as baddie Kylo Ren and of Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o in a motion capture suit for her part as pirate Maz Kanata.
There’s also video of the photo shoot:
May the 4th be with you!