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Joseph Gordon-Levitt revealed to be in The Last Jedi

September 13th, 2017 by Dave Bowling Comments

I’m not saying that we’re excited about The Last Jedi, but we are.

Rumours have been doing the rounds that Joseph Gordon-Levitt, of Third Rock From The Sun and The Dark Knight Rises fame, has an undisclosed role in the upcoming Star Wars flick. And now, director Rian Johnson has confirmed that the not-Robin actor definitely has a cameo in the movie.

While doing the promo rounds in Japan, Johnson mentioned that Levitt will be providing a voice-over in the new movie. This indicates that he’ll likely be playing an alien rendered through CGI, puppetry or a mix of the two. It’s not exactly a surprise, since The Force Awakens had Simon Pegg playing junkyard owner Unkar Plutt and even Daniel Craig as a Stormtrooper. The director was also refusing to comment on whether he’d replace Colin Trevorrow for Episode IX, but as we now know, that’s a moot point.

Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi will be released on 20 December 2017.

Source: Comic Book Movie

Dave was born at an early age to parents of both sexes. He has been a self-confessed geek for as long as he can remember, having been raised through the 80s on a steady diet of Doctor Who, Star Trek, Red Dwarf and (sigh) Knight Rider. Throw the usual assortment of Saturday morning cartoons into the mix and we have something quite exceptional: someone with an encyclopaedic knowledge of utter tosh; a love of giant robots and spaceships fighting; and the strange desire to leap tall buildings in a single bound while wearing his underpants over his trousers. The death ray is currently in the works and one day you shall all bow to him, his giant space station and fleet of funky orange space shuttles...