Benicio del Toro has been approached to play the villain in Star Wars: Episode VIII, according to The Wrap. The report cites "multiple individuals familiar with the casting process," and says that the casting process is in the very early stages.


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After the controversy surrounding the Cannes film festival's rule that all female attendees must wear high heels, Benicio del Toro and Josh Brolin vowed to wear high heels themselves to the premiere of their new movie Sicario. They didn't follow through.

The long running debate over whether "Han shot first," in the Cantina scene of the original Star Wars film, has finally been resolved. Peter Mayhew, who played Chewbacca in the film, confirmed that Han Solo indeed shot first. 

After releasing the trailer for the upcoming film, Disney became a lot more valuable: $2 billion more valuable.

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