Star Wars: Episode VIII

2017 eighth part
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“ Director, Screenplay ” - natedog-630-703506
“ Producer, screenplay ” - natedog-630-703506
Shane Black
Considered one of the pioneer screenwriters of the action genre, Black made his mark with his Lethal Weapon screenplay. He also collaborated on the story of the sequel, Lethal Weapon 2. Each successive script he turned in had a higher price attached it, from The Last Boy Scout to The Long Kiss Goodnight, and in between a re-write on the McTiernan/Schwarzenegger Last Action Hero script.
“ Producer, screenplay ” - natedog-630-703506
Sam Raimi
Writer, Spider-Man 3
Highly inventive U.S. film director/producer/writer/actor Sam Raimi first came to the attention of film fans with the savage, yet darkly humorous, low-budget horror film, The Evil Dead. From his childhood, Raimi was a fan of the cinema and, before he was ten-years-old, he was out making movies with an 8mm camera...
“ Producer, Screenplay ” - natedog-630-703506
George Lucas
George Walton Lucas, Jr. was raised on a walnut ranch in Modesto, California. His father was a stationery store owner and he had three siblings. During his late teen years, he went to Thomas Downey High School and was very much interested in drag racing. He planned to become a professional race-car driver...
“ Creative Consultant ” - natedog-630-703506
John Williams
As one of the best known, awarded, and financially successful composers in US history, John Williams is as easy to recall as John Philip Sousa, Aaron Copland or Leonard Bernstein, illustrating why he is "America's composer" time and again. With a massive list of awards that includes over 41 Oscar nominations (five wins)...
“ Composer ” - natedog-630-703506
Kathleen Kennedy
Kathleen Kennedy worked in San Diego local television before moving to Los Angeles, where she was hired by Steven Spielberg as a secretary on the production of 1941. Both later reported that she was lacking as a typist but had good production ideas. She was an associate to Mr. Spielberg on Raiders of the Lost Ark and associate producer on his production of Poltergeist...
“ Executive Producer ” - natedog-630-703506
Mark Hamill
Mark Hamill is best known for his portrayal of Luke Skywalker in the original Star Wars trilogy - Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope, Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back, and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi - a role he would reprise in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Hamill also starred and co-starred in the films Corvette Summer, The Big Red One, and Kingsman: The Secret Service...
“ as Luke Skywalker, Grand Jedi Master and The New Jedi Council's wise leader. ” - natedog-630-703506
Harrison Ford
Harrison Ford was born on July 13, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois, to Dorothy (Nidelman), a radio actress, and Christopher Ford (born John William Ford), an actor turned advertising executive. His father was of Irish and German ancestry, while his maternal grandparents were Jewish immigrants from Minsk, Belarus...
“ as Han Solo, still mercenary smuggler who initially aided the Rebellion in exchange for money but has since accepted a ranking position within the Rebel Alliance and is now a father and Republic general ” - natedog-630-703506
Carrie Fisher
Carrie Frances Fisher was born on October 21, 1956 in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, to singers/actors Eddie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds. She was an actress and writer known for Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope, Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi. Fisher is also known for her book, "Postcards from the Edge"...
“ as Queen Leia Organa-Solo, The queen of Naboo from Alderaan and Luke's twin sister, Leia has aided Luke in his search for Han and is now a mother and wife. ” - natedog-630-703506
Billy Dee Williams
Billy Dee Williams was born William December Williams on April 6, 1937 in New York City. Billy Dee has notched up an impressive array of film and television appearances over the past 50+ years. He is easily best known to international film audiences as the roguish Lando Calrissian in the last two episodes of the original Star Wars-trilogy: Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi...
“ As Lando Calrissian, After Cloud City was taken over by the Empire, Lando joined the Rebel Alliance, and aided Luke in his search for Han Solo. He would later use the Millennium Falcon, Han Solo's ship, to lead an attack on the Death Star and is a Republic Senator. ” - natedog-630-703506
Jonathan Rhys Meyers
Jonathan Rhys Meyers was born Jonathan Michael Francis O'Keefe on July 27, 1977, in Dublin, Ireland, to Mary Geraldine (Meyers) and John O'Keeffe, a musician. He and his family moved to County Cork, Ireland, when the actor was nearly a year old, and then, at the age of 3, his father left the family, leaving his mother to care for Jonny and his 3 younger brothers alone...
“ As Ben Skywalker, Luke's son named after Obi-Wan. ” - natedog-630-703506
Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber was born on March 1, 1994 at St. Joseph's Hospital in London, Ontario, Canada and was raised in Stratford, Ontario, Canada. He is the son of Pattie Mallette and Jeremy Bieber. He is of French-Canadian (mother) and German, Irish, Scottish, and English (father) descent. He has two younger half-siblings via his father, Jazmyn (born 2009) and Jaxon (born 2010)...
“ As Jacen Solo, Han Solo's hotshot suave son. ” - natedog-630-703506
Amanda Seyfried
Actress, Mamma Mia!
Amanda Seyfried was born and raised in Allentown, Pennsylvania, to Ann (Sander), an occupational therapist, and Jack Seyfried, a pharmacist. She is of German, and some English and Scottish, ancestry. She began modeling when she was eleven, and acted in high school productions as well as taking singing lessons...
“ As Padmé Solo, Leia and Han's beautiful soft but tough as nail daughter. ” - natedog-630-703506
“ As Wedge Antilles: Wedge is now the leader of Rogue Squadron, and he prepared to aid (now General) Lando Calrissian in the fighter attack on the Death Star and a Commander of the Republic star fleet. ” - natedog-630-703506
Anthony Daniels
Initially not a science fiction fan, theatre actor Anthony Daniels was persuaded by his agent to meet George Lucas for the casting of C-3PO in Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope. He went on to perform the character, both his voice and body in the suit, for all the episodic Star Wars films produced. Additionally, he...
“ As C-3PO, Luke Skywalker's protocol droid for human-cyborg relations. ” - natedog-630-703506
“ As R2-D2, Luke Skywalker's astromech droid. ” - natedog-630-703506
Peter Mayhew
Peter Mayhew was born on May 19, 1944 in Barnes, London, England. Now residing in Texas, this former resident of Yorkshire, England, was working as a hospital attendant at the King's College Hospital in London when film producer Charles H. Schneer saw his photo, literally standing above the crowd around him...
“ As Chewbacca, Han Solo's Wookiee co-pilot and best friend, ” - natedog-630-703506
Liam Neeson
Liam Neeson was born on June 7, 1952 in Ballymena, Northern Ireland, UK, to Katherine (Brown), a cook, and Bernard Neeson, a school caretaker. Liam worked as a forklift operator for Guinness, truck driver, assistant architect and an amateur boxer. He had originally sought a career as a teacher by attending St...
“ As Qui-Gon Jinn (Ghost), A Jedi Master and mentor to Obi-Wan. When he discovers Anakin, he insists that the boy be trained as a Jedi, despite the Jedi Council's protests, now one with the force. ” - natedog-630-703506
Ewan McGregor
Ewan Gordon McGregor was born on March 31, 1971 in Perth, Perthshire, Scotland, to Carol Diane (Lawson) and James Charles McGregor, both teachers. His uncle is actor Denis Lawson. He was raised in Crieff. At age 16, he left Morrison Academy to join the Perth Repertory Theatre. His parents encouraged him to leave school and pursue his acting goals rather than be unhappy...
“ As Obi-Wan "Ben" Kenobi (Ghost), Struck down by Vader in A New Hope, Obi-Wan continues to offer guidance to Luke as a Jedi spirit and told Luke the truth about Leia being his sister and now communicates with Luke with his dreams. ” - natedog-630-703506
Hayden Christensen
Hayden Christensen was born April 19, 1981 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. His parents, Alie and David Christensen, are in the communications business. He is of Danish (father) and Swedish and Italian (mother) descent. Hayden grew up in Markham, Ontario, with siblings Kaylen, Hejsa, and Tove...
“ As Anakin Skywalker (Ghost), Luke's father, Anakin, was a Jedi Knight before being seduced by the dark side of the Force and becoming Darth Vader is one with the force and still communicates with in his dreams. ” ” - natedog-630-703506
Samuel L. Jackson
Samuel L. Jackson is an American producer and highly prolific actor, having appeared in over 100 films, including Die Hard with a Vengeance, Unbreakable, Shaft, Formula 51, Black Snake Moan, Snakes on a Plane, and the Star Wars prequel trilogy (1999-2005), as well as the Marvel Cinematic Universe...
“ As Mace Windu (Ghost), Windu is a Jedi Master who sits on the Jedi Council and is also a Jedi General in the Clone Wars was stroke by Anakin and the Emperor and is now one with force and comunicats with Luke through his dreams. ” - natedog-630-703506
Christopher Eccleston
Actor, The Others
Christopher Eccleston trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama and first came to public attention as Derek Bentley in Let Him Have It. However, it was a regular role in the television series Cracker that made him a recognizable figure in the United Kingdom. He appeared in the low-budget thriller Shallow Grave...
“ as Greakahr, the third sith lord who swore revenge on Luke Skywalker. ” - natedog-630-703506
John Noble
Artistic Director of Stage Company of South Australia 1977 - 87. Head of Drama, Brent St. School of Arts (Sydney) 1997-00. Directed over 80 plays, including 'Sons of Cain' on London's West End (1986). Freelance actor. Semi-regular in TV series 'All Saints'. Voice and acting teacher.
“ As Darth Jahn-Goh, a sith that's been stasis while emperor was still alive and waiting until his death to be free and is now founder of the New Trade Federation and replaces their droid armies synthetics. ” - natedog-630-703506
Miley Cyrus
Actress, Bolt
Miley Cyrus was born in Franklin, Tennessee, the daughter of country singer Billy Ray Cyrus and his wife, Letitia Jean "Tish" (Finley). She has five siblings - two half-brothers, a half-sister, and a younger brother and sister. Her birth name is Destiny Hope Cyrus, because her parents hoped she would achieve greatness...
“ As Suprey Ventress, Much like Asajj Ventress A powerful warrior with exceptional combat abilities, she serves Jahn-Goh, and destroy the Jedi. She also has many distinctive Sith tattoos and wields dual curved lightsabers that can attach together and form a double bladed weapon with a curve in the middle and is interested in killing Luke and his son Ben. ” - natedog-630-703506