Rian Johnson “Makes His Mark” On Set Of THE LAST JEDI (VIDEO)

A generation grew up playing with Star Wars toys and figures.

So did Rian Johnson.

Now, in this new behind-the-scenes look, the writer/director of Episode VIII shares how he’s able to play like that once again, but on an epic scale. This video is another fun tease for what’s to come, and the backdrop of John Williams‘ iconic music helps provide maximum feels.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi opens on December 15, 2017.

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New LAST JEDI Photos In Big Entertainment Weekly Exclusive (IMAGES/LINKS)

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Now they’re really teasing us.

Actually, it’s more than that. Depending on your aversion to spoilers, Entertainment Weekly’s new multi-article exclusive look at Star Wars: The Last Jedi could provide way more Episode VIII dirt than you’re looking for.

From Luke’s motives to Snoke’s backstory to Finn’s crisis of purpose, the EW scoop gives us more about then next Skywalker chapter than most people were likely expecting. If you want to dive in, click on the following links.

But if you just want a sneak peak at the new photos published in EW’s 2017 Fall Movie Preview (following these recent stills and behind-the-scenes video), you can see them in the gallery below.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi opens on December 15, 2017.

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Film & Set Pics Of Crime Comedy SUBURBICON; Clooney Directs, Damon Stars, from Coens Script (IMAGES)

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George Clooney and the Coen brothers are making a film again, but this time the dashing leading man isn’t starring; he’s directing.

Taking a screenplay written by Joel and Ethan Coen, Clooney and his producing/writing partner Grant Heslov gave a rewrite to Suburbicon and are now filming the quirky crime comedy. Clooney will not appear in the film (or at least he’s not an official member of the cast).

Starring Matt Damon and Julianne Moore, it’s set in a typical quiet hometown U.S.A., circa 1950s and all the Americana that goes with it. The larger-than-life residents become rattled after a one family suffers a suspicious home invasion.

The image gallery below includes the first two official still images from the film, along with a number of set photos.

Co-starring Oscar Isaac and Noah Jupe, Suburbicon will premiere at this September’s Toronto International Film Festival. It opens on October 27, 2017.

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First Set Photos From Spielberg / Hanks / Streep Oscar Hopeful THE PAPERS (IMAGES)

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Pictures from The Papers.

First images (see gallery below) from the set of Steven Spielberg‘s new docudrama have begun to pop up online. Filming began in late June and is currently underway.

Set in 1971, The Papers is based on the real-life account of Kay Graham and Ben Bradlee – the publisher and editor of The Washington Post at that time – who waged a legal battle with the federal government during the Nixon administration. They fought for the right to publish classified information, citing grounds of First Amendment “Freedom of the Press” civil liberties.

This was the pre-cursor to the Post’s bombshell investigative reporting just a few years later of the Watergate scandal, by reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, also overseen by editor Ben Bradlee. Their exposés led to the resignation of President Nixon.

The Post duo is portrayed by Academy Award winning icons Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks, who have 5 Oscars between them. This past spring, the two-time Oscar winning director Spielberg rushed the project into development and production, inspired by parallels to President Trump’s ongoing war with the media, making these 46-year-old events relevant to explore.

With an all-star cast that includes Sarah Paulson, Carrie Coon, Bob Odenkirk, David Cross, Alison Brie, Michael Stuhlbarg, Bradley Whitford, Jesse Plemons, Bruce Greenwood, and Tracy Letts, The Papers opens on December 22, 2017, just in time for an Awards Season run.

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New BTS Video For THE LAST JEDI Shows That STAR WARS Remains A Strong Force (VIDEO)

“Rian has written a story that’s unexpected, but right.” – Daisy Ridley

The Young Han Solo shoot may be in turmoil, but this new behind-the-scenes video for The Last Jedi brings balance back to the Star Wars universe, along with inspiring chills.

Working even more effectively than the film’s debut trailer, this Episode VIII production sneak peak – with comments from director and cast – does exactly what it’s supposed to do: make you feel like December 15th can’t get here soon enough.

New First Look Photos Of MARY POPPINS RETURNS Sweep Into EW Cover Story (IMAGES)

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These new photos should make every Poppins fan feel expialidocious.

Entertainment Weekly’s latest cover story offers up first look images of the much anticipated Mary Poppins Returns, starring Emily Blunt as the beloved magical nanny.

From the sequel set 25 years after the events of the original classic, these photos include Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda as Jack (Bert the chimney sweep’s former apprentice), the grown-up siblings Michael and Jane (Ben Whishsaw and Emily Mortimer), and Michael’s three kids.

Also included are three artist’s renderings of the production design, as well as two set photos, one of director Rob Marshall (Into the Woods, Chicago) and Meryl Streep at a singing rehearsal with the cast. Streep plays Mary’s cousin, Topsy.

Not pictured are co-stars Colin Firth, Angela Lansbury, Julie Walters, and Dick Van Dyke, so more first look goodies are still to come.

With songs by the Tony-winning team of Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman (Hairspray),  the arrival of Mary Poppins Returns is still far off: December 25, 2018.

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