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‘The Creator’ Filmmaker Gareth Edwards: “I Don’t Think AI Wants Our Jobs”

There’s a scene in 20th Century Studios’ The Creator during which AIs wreak havoc on Los Angeles as a TV journalist warns that they are after jobs. But that’s not what director Gareth Edwards, who co-wrote the screenplay with Chris Weitz, actually believes. “I don’t think AI wants our jobs at all,” Edwards says in […]

‘The Creator’ Director Gareth Edwards Believes Big-Budget Franchises Can Adopt His More Affordable Approach

Gareth Edwards has made films at both ends of the budget spectrum, and his latest sci-fi film, The Creator, is his valiant attempt to find a balance between the two. In his feature directorial debut, Monsters (2010), Edwards received a crash course in independent guerrilla filmmaking, as he roamed around Latin America with Scoot McNairy, […]

‘Rogue One’ Director Says “There Is So Much Inaccuracy” on the Internet About Its Making

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is considered a high point for the franchise following Disney’s purchase of Lucasfilm in 2012. The film grossed more than $1 billion globally and launched the critically acclaimed prequel series Andor on Disney+. The path to getting there has become the stuff of Star Wars legend, with stories of […]

‘The Creator’ Review: John David Washington Gets Caught Up in AI War in Gareth Edwards’ Baggy, Sentimental Sci-Fi Epic

Gemma Chan, Allison Janney and Ken Watanabe also star in the post-apocalyptic action thriller, which pits U.S. military against a robot menace 10 years after a nuclear explosion levels Los Angeles.

‘The Creator’ First Reactions Revealed

Gareth Edwards’ hotly anticipated sci-fi epic The Creator has finally been unveiled for its first audience, with a press screening taking place Monday evening in Hollywood. With full reviews of The Creator still to come, the first, albeit brief, reactions on social media have been pouring in following the screening and well ahead of the […]

Gareth Edwards’ Sci-Fi Epic ‘The Creator’ to Open Beyond Fest

Gareth Edwards’ The Creator, starring John David Washington and Gemma Chan in a sci-fi epic about a world at war with artificial intelligence, is set to open the Beyond Fest in Los Angeles. The action thriller from 20th Century studios also stars Allison Janney and newcomer Madeleine Voyles and will screen at the Aero Theatre. […]

‘The Creator’ Director Gareth Edwards on Telling a Humans vs. AI War Story: “The Setup of Our Movie Is Pretty Much the Last Few Months”

While battles over the use of artificial intelligence are currently going on in Hollywood amid the dual strikes, Gareth Edwards is about to release his own big-screen version of the war between humans and AI. The Creator, which Edwards wrote and directed, stars John David Washington, Gemma Chan, Allison Janey and newcomer Madeleine Voyles, the […]

Gareth Edwards, Justin Simien, Louis Leterrier Share Hollywood War Stories, Talk Original Movies, AI

While their upcoming movies may not have had panels at 2023 San Diego Comic-Con, Gareth Edwards and Justin Simien, who respectively have sci-fi thriller Creator and Disney’s Haunted Mansion hitting theaters in the coming weeks, managed to give their projects a spotlight, despite the ongoing actors and writers strikes. The filmmakers, who were part of […]

John David Washington Joins Gareth Edwards’ ‘True Love’

After diving into the world of sci-fi with Christopher Nolan's 'Tenet,' actor John David Washington is ready for more.

SXSW: How a Coffee Cup Mix-Up Led to a New ‘Star Wars’ Planet Name

Gareth Edwards shared a few making-of details about 'Rogue One' and told the crowd at SXSW that the title of his talk would be, "How the f— do you become a filmmaker?"

‘Rogue One’: Why It Could Turn ‘Star Wars’ in a Dark Direction

"The film doesn't unfold how you think," teased director Gareth Edwards. Will 'Rogue One' be the downbeat alternative to the main series?