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Rian Johnson

  1. casting call
    Madelyn Cline Joins the Already-Packed Silverware Drawer That Is Knives Out 2If you aren’t in Rian Johnson’s sequel at this point, that’s on you.
  2. castings
    Janelle Monáe Joins Knives Out 2 and We Don’t Even Care If She’s the MurdererAlongside Dave Bautista, Edward Norton, and Daniel Craig.
  3. casting call
    Ed Norton Joins the Killer Cast of Knives Out 2 The list of potential suspects is growing.
  4. casting call
    Reinforce Your Cable Knits: Dave Bautista Has Joined Rian Johnson’s Knives Out 2Netflix also purchased Knives Out 3 in March, so fingers crossed his character makes it to the threequel.
  5. vulture asks
    Which Actors Do the Knives Out Sequels Need to Cast?Rian Johnson, we’re here to help you out, and you’re welcome.
  6. sequels
    Netflix Just Paid Nearly Half a Billion for ‘Knives Out 2’ and ‘3’The streaming behemoth eclipsed its biggest movie-acquisition expenditures while landing a popular new homegrown franchise
  7. casting call
    Natasha Lyonne to Star in Rian Johnson Mystery Series of Our DreamsMaybe detective Benoit Blanc will make a cameo?
  8. donut holes
    Daniel Craig’s Character Won’t Be Young Indiana Jones-ed in Knives Out’s Sequel“This’ll be just like what Agatha Christie did,” says writer-director Rian Johnson.
  9. sequels
    Daniel Craig Is Back on the Case in Knives Out SequelRian Johnson is already developing a script based on Craig’s character.
  10. yodea
    I Hated the New Star Wars, So I Talked to My Rabbi About ItMy spiritual guide was a big fan of The Rise of Skywalker and had wisdom to bestow.
  11. star wars wars
    5 Ways The Rise of Skywalker Reverses Course From The Last JediWell, no one would accuse the Star Wars sequel trilogy of being overly mapped out from the start.
  12. trash talk
    Everyone in Star Wars Is Being Shady About The Last JediYou just know there’s a group chat dedicated to this.
  13. but why?
    Why Is Stephen Sondheim Karaoke in All Our Movies Now?Noah Baumbach, Rian Johnson, and Todd Phillips (well, his music supervisor) explain.
  14. box office
    Knives Out Marks a Win for the Original Murder-Mystery GenreThe murder mystery just became one of the top-grossing original, live-action movies to debut during the coveted Thanksgiving release corridor.
  15. $$$$
    Other Utensils Are Shaking at Knives Out’s Box-Office SuccessHell yeah.
  16. movie review
    In Rian Johnson’s Knives Out, Rich White Bigots Get Their ComeuppanceMacabre as it is, there’s something comfy about the universe of this ensemble whodunit.
  17. deep dives
    Class Warfare Is All the Rage at the MoviesInequality ire isn’t a theme unique to Knives Out — it’s an undercurrent running through a slew of this season’s movies, from Hustlers to Parasite.
  18. movies
    Why Did Rian Johnson Follow Star Wars With a Whodunit?The unlikely existence of Knives Out.
  19. how mysterious
    ‘Heel It Now, Dig?’: Rian Johnson Revisits the Mystery of Brick13 years later, the director of Knives Out walks us through the lessons he learned making his high-school-noir debut.
  20. under pressure
    Basically Every Famous Director Is Petitioning to Save FilmStruckRian Johnson, Guillermo Del Toro, Sofia Coppola, and more have signed letters trying to save the service.
  21. casting
    Jamie Lee Curtis Rides Her Box Office Heatwave Into Rian Johnson’s Knives OutWe need more classic-style whodunits.
  22. star wars: the last jedi
    Research Finds Half of Rian Johnson Last Jedi Hate Came From Political TrollsOf the responses aimed at the film’s director, “50.9% of those tweeting negatively was likely politically motivated or not even human.”
  23. tweet tweet
    Rian Johnson Decided to Mass-Delete Thousands of Tweets“This seems like a ‘why not?’ move.”
  24. social media
    Did Kelly Marie Tran Wipe Her Instagram Because of Harassment?All of her photos have been deleted.
  25. fan theories
    Simon Pegg Said J.J. Abrams Had a Different Plan for Rey’s Parents in Star WarsPegg says Rian Johnson’s The Last Jedi undid Abrams’s plans for the Star Wars heroine.
  26. star wars: the last jedi
    Rian Johnson Explains the Precedent for That Luke Twist in The Last JediHe also has an explanation for that thing that happened with Leia.
  27. regrets
    Mark Hamill Regrets Expressing His ‘Doubts and Insecurities’ About The Last JediThe actor had previously voiced his conflicted thoughts about Luke Skywalker’s story arc in particular.
  28. space nuns nothing but space nuns
    There Was Almost a Porg–Fish Nun Party Scene in The Last Jedi and We Feel RobbedThe scene was cut to save Luke Skywalker’s reputation.
  29. How The Last Jedi Brought Back a Key Star Wars CharacterRian Johnson explained how the film used some old tricks for an important scene.
  30. Rian Johnson Didn’t Want to Do a Sequel. Then Came Star WarsThe director once told Vulture that he said no to every franchise offer. So how did The Last Jedi convince him to say yes?
  31. running time
    The Last Jedi Will Apparently Be the Longest Star Wars Movie YetPrepare to spend a long AF time in a galaxy far, far away.
  32. lucasfilm
    Rian Johnson Is Creating a New Star Wars TrilogyJohnson wrote and directed the forthcoming Star Wars: The Last Jedi.
  33. star wars: the last jedi
    Rian Johnson Doesn’t Think Its a Star Wars Spoiler to Reveal the ‘Last Jedi’Well, that was easy.
  34. canon
    The Mountain Goats Wrote a Star Wars SongDirector Rian Johnson approves.
  35. star wars
    Star Wars: Episode 8’s Official Title Is The Last JediIt is scheduled for release on December 15.
  36. cannes 2016
    Cannes: John Boyega Praises His New Star Wars Co-star Kelly Marie Tran“I freaking love her. She’s fantastic.”
  37. lawsuits
    Rian Johnson Sued by Former Agent Over Star WarsThe suit alleges that Johnson owes Brian Dreyfuss 10 percent commission on Star Wars
  38. a new new hope
    Star Wars: Episode 8 Is Brimming With PotentialThe Force Awakens was in no way innovative, but it may have set the table for some truly original sequels.
  39. star wars
    Abrams Regrets Not Helming Episode VIIIYay, good job, Rian Johnson!
  40. movies
    Celebrities Can’t Stop Bragging About Seeing InterstellarEven the guy from Ugly Betty!
  41. primer
    Who is New Star Wars VIII Director Rian Johnson?He was behind the camera on one of your favorite episodes of Breaking Bad, for starters.
  42. star wars
    Rian Johnson Tweets a Response to Star Wars News“Dear Lord …”
  43. candy
    Rian Johnson’s Star Wars/Breaking Bad JokeHe knew, he knew.
  44. directors chair
    Looper Director to Do Star Wars Episode VIIIMay the force be with him.
  45. postmortem
    Breaking Bad Director, Writer Talk ‘Ozymandias’The mind-blowing episode’s director and writer break down Walt’s phone call to Skyler, the big fight, and the improvisation skills of baby Holly.
  46. behind the scenes
    See Behind-the-Scenes Breaking Bad Photos“Ozmanydias” director Rian Johnson took some beautiful photos of the cast and crew.
  47. awards season
    Ben Affleck Wins DGA Award So, Argo’s Oscar chances are still looking good.
  48. screenwriting
    The Toughest Scene I Wrote: Writer/Director Rian Johnson on LooperDissecting Looper’s pivotal diner scene.
  49. david edelstein
    Edelstein: The Time Traveling Looper Delivers in Spite of Iffy LogicYou must remember this: The fundamental things don’t apply as time goes by in the ballyhooed time-travel thriller Looper.
  50. chat room
    Rian Johnson on Looper, Directing Breaking Bad“Basically, the whole movie was a makeover montage.”
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