Thursday, April 18, 2024

First “Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker” Review from Cast Member Richard E. Grant: “Absolutely everything that you hoped it was going to be”


Oscar nominee Richard E. Grant was part of the group at a cast and crew screening for “Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker.” Grant plays the villainous Allegiant General Pryde, who may be the father of villainous General Hux, played by Domhnall Gleeson. Grant posted an emotional video to Twitter, saying the movie is “absolutely everything that you hoped it was going to be.”

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Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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