We have added various new photos to the image gallery, including photoshoot outtakes, magazine scans, on set filming photos and some public appearances…
Prince’s William and Harry battled with lightsabers and hugged a Wookie on the set of the next “Star Wars” movie on Tuesday. The royal brothers were given a tour of the Pinewood Studios set in England by British actress Daisy Ridley, who plays heroine Rey in “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.”
During the visit they met Mark Hamill, who plays Luke Skywalker, and other cast and characters including Chewbacca and BB-8.
Kensington Palace said Tuesday’s visit was to salute the British creative talent involved in the “Star Wars” films, which have used British studios, actors, craftspeople and technicians since the 1970s.
Actors John Boyega and Daisy Ridley spoke to reporters about meeting Prince William and Prince Harryon the set of Star Wars: Episode VIII at Pinewood Studios.
Daisy Ridley took home the best breakthrough performance award at the MTV Movie Awards for her role as the lightsaber-wielding heroine Rey in Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
“It feels especially amazing to be part of a film that represents all genders – two genders – all races and all ages in a positive way,” Ridley said as she accepted the award.
The weekend was extra special for Ridley, who turned 24 on Sunday.
“Bringing in my 24th year with JJ @mtv Movie Awards!” Ridley captioned an Instagram photo of herself alongside director J.J. Abrams. “Thank you so much to everyone that voted for Breakthrough and Movie #starwars #theforceawakens.”
We have added x1,369 HD Bluray Screencaps of Daisy in Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens to the gallery …
We have added x02 new MQ photos of Daisy at the first full-cast table read for Star Wars VII The Force Awakens …
We have added x06 new stills of Daisy from Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens to the gallery …
Last night, a short clip was released to announce production has begun on the hotly anticipated Star Wars Episode VIII, showing both Mark Hamill and Daisy Ridley as they come face-to-face on an island (a scene that was seen at the end of Episode VII!)
The scene is interrupted by a man in sun glasses sitting behind a camera who says, ‘Cut!’ The man is Rian Johnson, who is the director of the next Star Wars film says, ‘Beautiful’ and then an image of the number VIII is seen in bright yellow type over a starry scape. Then again the crew is shown, there are over a dozen. The director announced: ‘Ladies and gentleman welcome to Episode VIII.’ The crowd roars.
Filming for Episode VIII started on Monday at Pinewood Studios in London, according to StarWars.com You can watch the clip below, and we added two screencap stills of Daisy, here.
Rey took her first steps into a larger world in Star Wars: The Force Awakens and will continue her epic journey with Finn, Poe and Luke Skywalker in the next chapter of the continuing Star Wars saga, Star Wars: Episode VIII, which began principal photography at Pinewood Studios in London on February 15, 2016.
Star Wars: Episode VIII, which is written and directed by Rian Johnson and continues the storylines introduced in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, welcomes back cast members Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Gwendoline Christie, and Andy Serkis. New cast members will include Academy Award® winner Benicio Del Toro, Academy Award® nominee Laura Dern and talented newcomer Kelly Marie Tran.
Star Wars: Episode VIII is produced by Kathleen Kennedy and Ram Bergman and executive produced by J.J. Abrams, Jason McGatlin and Tom Karnowski. Joining the production crew will be some of the industry’s top talent, including Steve Yedlin (Director of Photography), Bob Ducsay (Editor), Rick Heinrichs (Production Designer), Peter Swords King (Hair and Make-Up Designer), and Mary Vernieu (US Casting Director). They will be joining returning crew members Pippa Anderson (Co-Producer, VP Post Production), Neal Scanlan (Creature & Droid FX Creative Supervisor), Michael Kaplan (Costume Designer), Jamie Wilkinson (Prop Master), Chris Corbould (SFX Supervisor), Rob Inch (Stunt Coordinator), Ben Morris (VFX Supervisor), and Nina Gold (UK Casting Director).
Star Wars: Episode VIII is scheduled for release December 15, 2017.