Star Wars fans Josh Gad and Judi Dench would not let the opportunity slip them by. Pressing their newest co-star on the identity of The Last Jedi. Shooting a reboot of Murder on the Orient Express alongside an ensemble of stars including the likes of Penelope Cruz and Willem Dafoe, the duo decided to pair up and pressure Daisy Ridley on the question on everyone's lips for the blockbuster franchise.
Posting the videos onto his personal Facebook page, Gad invited Ridley to the trailer under false pretenses. Therefore cornering the actress as to the script for the Episode 8.
The movies will actually link up close to each other, with their remake hitting the big screen on November 22nd, 2017. While Star Wars: The Last Jedi will debut three weeks later on December 15.
“We’re not doing this,” remarked Ridley, still in makeup. “I can’t ask you about Frozen 2.” Dench received no joy either, delivering the questions with unnerving consistency. "Are you being tested for midichlorians? Is Snoke Palpatine? What’s the deal with Reylo (Kylo Ren)? Why don’t you answer my damn questions? "
Scary Movie Crew Gearing For Star Wars Parody
The title says it all really. Star Worlds Episode XXXIVE=MC2: The Force Awakens The Last Jedi Who Went Rogue. If that isn't enough of a mouthful to take in, writers Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer are on the spoofing bandwagon once more following on from the Scary Movie franchise.
Covert Media CEO Paul Hanson backed the project to argue that the pair often deliver the satire goods, despite the underwhelming critical responses.
"Jason and Aaron are a powerhouse duo who have proven time and time again that they are fully tapped into what audiences love," said Hanson. "Their fearless take on pop culture has us beyond thrilled to tackle the world’s most popular franchise with the two of them leading us into a galaxy far, far away."
Disney Boss Already Watching Early Last Jedi Cut
Bob Iger's privileged position of being Disney CEO opens up all sorts of perks, one of which is sitting down to see how the early cuts of Stars Wars: The Last Jedi is actually tracking some 11 months plus from airing. Alongside director Rian Johnson in the studio, an image posted to Instagram by the filmmaker showed the opening credits sequence.
Speaking to the associate editor of Skift in Hannah Sampson, Iger gave a very early glowing review of a movie that is still very much in production mode.
“Perk of being Walt Disney CEO: seeing The Last Jedi early," tweeted Sampson regarding Iger's reaction. "Bob Iger calls it ‘a great next chapter in the iconic Skywalker family saga’.”