Here are 2 seconds of new Star Wars: The Last Jedi footage, but they’re good, we promise

We have reached the point in what is now an annual Star Wars hype cycle in which microscopic marketing movements are the source of endless scrutiny—details related to packaging, poster placements, publicity itineraries, and so on are all scoured for new outfits, plot points, and lore. In the case of Rogue One, all…

Carrie Fisher apparently sent a cow tongue to a producer who assaulted her friend

Inspired by the people coming forward with stories about Harvey Weinstein, a woman named Heather Ross who works in the movie industry recently sat down with a radio station in Arizona (via Mashable) and shared her own account of a different “Oscar-winning producer” who had sexually assaulted her by climbing on top of…

The Last Jedi looks amazing in a new behind-the-scenes footage reel

Given that one aspect of our jobs here at The A.V. Club is to watch pretty much everything that comes out around major film franchises and figure out, “Is this any good?”, it’s pretty easy to get jaded about the bigger ones. That goes especially hard for Star Wars, a cultural juggernaut that’s been riding its own…

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Carrie Fisher’s brother says she’ll appear in Star Wars: Episode IX

Carrie Fisher’s brother, Todd Fisher, has given permission for footage of the beloved actress to appear in Star Wars: Episode IX. Fisher—who died last December, after finishing filming on the franchise’s eighth installment, The Last Jedi—apparently recorded at least some material for the series’ ninth, which is being …

Here’s where you can livestream today’s public memorial for Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher

In less than an hour (i.e., 1 p.m. PT), the public memorial for mother-daughter duo Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher will begin. The two Hollywood icons—who died a day apart from each other last December—had a private memorial earlier this year, but today’s event will be open to the public and their fans.