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'Star Wars': Obi-Wan Kenobi Standalone Film In the Works!

The Star Wars universe is expanding! An Obi-Wan Kenobi standalone film is in the works, THR reports.

The film will center on the Jedi Master, who has been portrayed on screen by both Alec Guinness and Ewan McGregor in previous Star Wars films. Oscar nominated director Stephen Daldry will direct. No word yet on release date or any casting.

The Obi-Wan standalone film will not be the first in the Star Wars franchise. Han Solo will be getting a standalone film starring Alden Ehrenreich in the title role, which will be released on May 25, 2018.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi will hit theaters on December 15.

The Last Jedi's Daisy Ridley & Mark Hamill Talk Rey & Luke Skywalker with 'EW'

Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) and Rey (Daisy Ridley) are featured on Entertainment Weekly‘s Star Wars: The Last Jedi covers!

Here’s what the actors had to share about their characters meeting for the first time in the new movie:

Mark, on that scene: “When I first read it, my jaw dropped. What would make someone that alienated from his original convictions? That’s not something that you can just make up in an afternoon, and I really struggled with this thing.”

Daisy, on her reaction: “‘Oh my God, this other man that I lost within a couple days was somewhat of a father figure. Now he’s gone and instead I’m with this grumpy guy on an island who doesn’t want me here.’”

For more, visit EW.com.

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'Star Wars: Episode IX' Gets a New Writer

Star Wars: Episode IX is changing things up with a new writer, according to THR.

The ninth installment of the Star Wars saga will be written by Jack Thorne, who recently wrote the upcoming Julia Roberts film, Wonder.

The most recent draft of the film was written by its director Colin Trevorrow and his writing partner.

The duo were reportedly working off a treatment by Rian Johnson, who wrote and directed Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

The new film is set to begin filming in January 2018.

Star Wars: Episode IX is expected to hit theaters May 24, 2019.

Emilia Clarke Shares Chewbacca Video from 'Han Solo' Set

Emilia Clarke shared a rare glimpse of the action on set for the upcoming Han Solo movie in a video to celebrate reaching 10 million followers on Instagram.

The 30-year-old actress, who is starring in the Star Wars spin-off movie, posted a video of Chewbacca helping her celebrate.

“In a Instagram far far away……. 💫 (Or in pinewood backlot filming #untitledhansolomovie) One CHEWBACCA (and one @emilia_clarke) wanted to THANK EACH AND EVERY ONE OF YOU 10 MILLION WONDERSTAR-INCREDIBLE DREAM MAKERS for following me!!!” Emilia captioned the video.

“Yup. Those dreamboats at @starwars said yes, this furry ball of joy could help me thank you personally… @joonassuotamo you are more than just a cute nose and lotta hair to me,” she added. Actor Joonas Suotamo is the man behind the Wookie outfit!

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Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, & 'Last Jedi' Cast Meet Up at D23!

John Boyega and Daisy Ridley pose for a photo while attending the Star Wars: The Last Jedi presentation at Disney’s D23 Expo on Saturday (July 15) in Anaheim, Calif.

The co-stars were joined by other cast members like Mark Hamill, Laura Dern, Gwendoline Christie, Benicio Del Toro, and newcomer Kelly Marie Tran.

Director Rian Johnson joined the cast to debut a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the film, which includes are first look at many of the stars in character!

FYI: Daisy is wearing a Lela Rose outfit and Pierre Hardy shoes. Laura is wearing a Bottega Veneta dress. John is wearing a Salvatore Ferragamo jacket, Citizens of Humanity jeans, and an AllSaints t-shirt.

20+ pictures inside of the Star Wars cast at D23… More Here! »

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New 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Posters & BTS Footage Debuts at D23 Expo!

Brand new posters for Star Wars: The Last Jedi featuring stars John Boyega and the late, great Carrie Fisher have been revealed!

The new posters and a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the film were unveiled during the movie’s panel at the Disney D23 Expo on Saturday (July 15) in Anaheim, Calif.

Other posters feature Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Mark Hamill, and Oscar Isaac.

Rian [Johnson] has written a story that is unexpected but right. Some of the stuff that happens, people are going to go, ‘oh my God,” Daisy says in the clip. “Even though everyone knows it’s the second in the trilogy, it feels like it’s own thing.”

Mark adds, “Even though I think I know it all, they threw things at me story-wise I couldn’t have imagined.”

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Daisy Ridley Voices Rey In 'Star Wars' Animated Short - Watch Now!

Daisy Ridley is getting animated in a new Star Wars short!

The 25-year-old actress is voicing her Force Awakens character Rey in Disney’s new Star Wars: Forces Of Destiny short series.

The first video, Sands Of Jakku, takes place in the short time between Rey and BB-8 meeting and the duo running into Finn.

Rey and BB-8 must take on a dangerous creature that lurks under the sandy surface.

Daisy will near appear in The Last Jedi, which is set to hit theaters on December 15th.

Watch the entire video below…