Sunday, 21 January, 2018

John Williams Wants To Score Star Wars: Episode IX

TODO alt text IS STAR WARS LEAVING FANS BEHIND?
Kristopher Love | 13 January, 2018, 05:33

You get up in the morning and see vistas where I was sure it was a special effect", he According to Tourism Ireland, audiences everywhere have been transported to the Wild Atlantic Way in Star Wars: "The Last Jedi, which was filmed in some of the most spectacular spots on Ireland's western coastline, from the northern-most point in Donegal to the cliffs and headlands of counties Clare, Cork and Kerry.

"I would very much like to complete that", he said. Recently on Twitter, a debate started up regarding whether or not this really worked in the film, considering the ability to do such a thing had never been previously hinted at in the Star Wars franchise.

Williams said he likes incorporating the new Star Wars songs with old ones. As for Luke's specific abilities in the latest Star Wars, Johnson doesn't see anything problematic about them. In between we see him use the Jedi mind trick and make a Stormtrooper hear something that's not there, before pushing Luke to "use the Force" and go all Bend it Like Beckham on a pair of photon torpedos.

Despite Williams' long affiliation with the Star Wars saga, Powell took over scoring duties for "Solo" and composer Michael Giacchino handled the score for "Rogue One" in 2016. We didn't know the Force let you shoot lightning out of your fingertips until we saw the Emperor do it.

The Last Jedi begins by depicting Luke Skywalker as a crusty old hermit with blue milk in his beard, toward the end of the film we see Luke seemingly appear as his younger self as he faces down Kylo Ren on the surface of Crait.

Controversy sprung up behind the scenes, though. Disney then hired J.J. Abrams, who directed "The Force Awakens", to return for "Episode IX".

For any fans who think director Rian Johnson was being all willy-nilly with Star Wars mythology, the chat with these Lucasfilm Story Group members indicates that there was plenty of thought when it came to introducing new concepts into the universe. He did, however, get the opportunity to direct his own Star Wars trilogy.