One Major Star Wars Star Is Getting Their Role Expanded in Episode VIIIJames Whitbrook9/22/16 9:00amFiled to: Morning SpoilersStar Wars: Episode VIIIPacific Rim 2Alita Battle AngelMarvelSmurfs: The Lost VillageAssassin's CreedMiss peregrine's home for peculiar childrenLuke CageArrowWalking DeadStar Wars RebelsSalemSupernaturalTimeless2326EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkBob Iger teases the future of Marvel’s movie-verse. There’s more casting for Alita: Battle Angel and Pacific Rim 2. Get a big new look at Supernatural’s next season. Plus, tons of new pictures from Luke Cage, and more footage of Thrawn in Star Wars: Rebels. Spoilers Get!Star Wars: Episode VIIIIt looks like there’s going to be more General Leia in the film than was originally planned.AdvertisementAdditional photography for the film for early next month has been confirmed, alongside Carrie Fisher’s involvement in said photography, by New York Comic-Con. The actress will now only attend the convention on Sunday, due to conflicts with her new Star Wars schedule [Jedi News]Pacific Rim 2Jing Tian has joined the case in an undisclosed role. [Deadline]Marvel Cinematic UniverseAs with Star Wars, plans are underway to make for films well into the next decade, according to Bob Iger:AdvertisementWe had a similar meeting with Marvel a week-and-a-half ago to plot (those films) out, where we’ve got movies in either development or production — some nearing completion — through the end of this decade. (There) we too are beginning to talk about what do we do the next decade, and so on.[The Wrap]Alita: Battle AngelDeadpool’s Ed Skrein has been cast as Zapan, an evil cyborg who has a weapon called the “Damascus Blade.” [THR]Assassin’s CreedDirector Justin Kurzel revealed to Total Film that the film’s historical scenes were filmed entirely in Spanish, and will be shown with English subtitles:AdvertisementSponsoredI just love the fact New Regency embraced it. We did play around with English as well, but it was really obvious what you wanted as soon as you went back and started speaking beautiful Spanish. It really adds an exoticness and richness to the film.[Games Radar]Smurfs: The Lost VillageHere’s a brief, fourth-wall-breaking teaser.Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar ChildrenThe cast is full of praise for Tim Burton in a new behind-the-scenes featurette.Luke CageA ton of new pictures, as well as character posters for the series’ villains, have been released. Much more at the link. [Coming Soon]ArrowLook up to Oliver Queen in a new poster for season five. [TV Line]The Walking DeadThe show promises it’s “just getting started” in a new promo poster. [Coming Soon]Star Wars: RebelsHera and Ezra get up close and personal with Grand Admiral Thrawn in a new clip.SalemA new trailer for the third season has been released.SupernaturalHere’s seven minutes of the next season to whet your appetite.TimelessFinally, new images from the show’s pilot episode have been released. You can find more at the link. [KSite TV]Additional reporting by Gordon Jackson. Banner art by Jim Cooke.James Whitbrookjames.email@example.com@JWhitbrookJames is a staff writer for io9. He reads comics so you don't have to—but sometimes you should anyway!