Star Wars The Last Jedi featurette

A wobbly ship flies into frame, scratching the top of what appears to be an icy white planet. But as soon as it makes contact, it tears a gash in the ground, revealing the deep red hue beneath the salty surface. This was our first look at Crait, a new planet imagined by writer/director Rian Johnson and brought to life in Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

A new featurette for the film (unlocked by today’s #JediDay Twitter promotion) has debuted, and this one examines how Johnson’s team created that world. Plus, /Film speaks with the film’s special effects supervisor, who gives us even more insight into the work that went into achieving the final result. Read More »

Star Wars The Last Jedi Planet

Tatooine. Geonosis. Hoth. Alderaan. Naboo. Coruscant. The names of the Star Wars planets have become so embedded in fans’ collective consciousness that I’d guess many of us could name more attributes about these fictional locations than we could about actual countries on Earth. Now Rian Johnson, the writer/director of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, has revealed a new name for fans to commit to memory. Read on to discover the name of the newest Star Wars planet.
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