Whitney Houston was an incomparable, chart-topping singer with a powerful voice and a vivacious presence. So finding someone to play the singer/actress required a worldwide search to find the perfect actress to bring her to life in the upcoming biopic I Wanna Dance with Somebody. But rather than finding an unknown star, it’s Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker co-star Naomi Ackie who has landed the lead role in the Sony/TriStar production coming to theaters in the fall of 2022. Read More »
Plenty of details about Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker have been revealed in supplementary materials like the Visual Dictionary companion book and the novelization of the final chapter of the Skywalker saga. Now yet another detail has been revealed about a much-discussed and perplexing moment from the end of the film.
In the final moments of The Rise of Skywalker, when the Resistance is celebrating victory over the First Order, Jannah (Naomi Ackie), the former First Order Stormtrooper turned revolutionary, sits down to meet Lando Calrissian (Billy Dee Williams). The scene brought about one of two readings. Either Lando was hitting on Jannah, which felt really weird, or there may have been a hint that Jannah was Lando’s daughter. Well, The Rise of Skywalker novelization seems to debunk both of those assumptions. Read More »
HBO hasn’t yet revealed the title of its new Game of Thrones “successor show,” but at least now we know who will direct it.
S.J. Clarkson, who is currently slated to become the first woman to direct a Star Trek movie, will be taking a trip to George R.R. Martin‘s fantasy world as she directs the pilot for the untitled prequel. And the rest of the main roles in the Game of Thrones prequel cast have been filled as well, so read on to find out who will be starring in the new HBO series. Read More »