“Star Wars IX: The Rise of Skywalker” Reshoots

#Wired magazine is reporting from reliable sources that some reshoots are being filmed for “#StarWars IX: #TheRiseOfSkywalker”. Two sources are reporting that “Black Park” in the UK has been closed off for either reshoots or pickups, with an X-wing fighter being part of the additional shots. It’s also possible that the shoot may go into September, which won’t leave a lot of time for the film’s December release.

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DC Universe Cancels “Swamp Thing” After 1 Episode

After the new series #SwampThing premiered on May 31, 2019, streaming service #DCUniverse promptly canceled the show. While the remainder of the show’s first (and now only) season will be aired as planned, no subsequent seasons will follow.

According to “Geeks Worldwide”, the decision to cancel was due to…

WarnerMedia/AT&T executives not liking the direction of the show, not budget or performance on DC Universe (which we hear is solid). One source even says an executive wanted it to be more like the CW shows.

However, other reports are emerging that the cancellation may due to a failure to obtain millions of dollars in tax rebates from the state of North Carolina, which was where the show was being filmed.

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New “Star Wars IX: The Rise of Skywalker” Images Released in “Vanity Fair”

#VanityFair magazine was shared new images from the upcoming “#StarWars IX: #TheRiseOfSkywalker” movie, which include reveals of some of the film’s new characters.

J.J. Abrams, alongside Stunt Coordinator Eunice Huthart, directs the Knights of Ren; elite fearsome enforcers of Kylo Ren’s dark will.
Keri Russell as the masked scoundrel Zorri Bliss, seen in the Thieves’ Quarter of the snow-dusted world Kijimi.
First Order leaders General Hux (Domhnall Gleeson) and Allegiant General Pryde (Richard E. Grant) on the bridge of Kylo Ren’s destroyer.
Joonas Suotamo (Chewbacca), Ridley, Anthony Daniels (C-3PO), and John Boyega (Finn) await the call to action for a chase scene.
Members of the crew shade and shine Daniels, the only cast member to appear in all nine of the Skywalker films, while BB-8 looks on.
Camera operator Colin Anderson readies a take for a chase sequence spotlighting the heroics of Chewbacca, BB-8, and Rey.
In a historic reunion, Lando Calrissian (Billy Dee Williams) retakes the helm of the Millennium Falcon, joined by Poe Dameron (Oscar Isaac), Chewbacca, D-O, and BB-8. “He’s a survivor,” Williams says of Lando.
Jordanian locals play the Aki-Aki, natives of the planet Pasaana.
Mark Hamill, as Luke, with R2-D2. Speculation is rampant about who will “rise” as the Skywalker of the movie’s title—and how that choice will reflect the way the world has changed since Star Wars debuted in 1977.
Director J. J. Abrams sets up a shot of Daisy Ridley (Rey) in Jordan’s Wadi Rum desert, the setting for the planet Pasaana. In the desert, says Abrams, “there’s something about the way the sand interacts with the light.”

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New Trailer for “Harry Potter: Wizards Unite” Mobile Game

While no release date has yet been issued, a new trailer for the upcoming mobile game “#HarryPotter: Wizards Unite” has been released. The game is similar to the very popular “Pokémon Go” augmented reality (AR) mobile game and is, in fact, being developed by the same company, Niantic, along with Warner Brothers.

The game will be available on all iOS & Android devices soon.

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  • RIP Pua Magasiva

    #RIP: actor Pua Magasiva has died at the age of 38. He played Shane Clarke / Red Wind Ranger in “#PowerRangers Ninja Storm” & “Power Rangers #DinoThunder”; & more.

    Our condolences to his family, friends and fans. He is survived by his wife of over a year, Lizz Sadler, as well as a daughter from a previous marriage. May he rest in peace.

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    Pua Magasiva (1980 – 2019)

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