Rian Johnson


17 Dec 1973


Maryland, USA


Rian Craig Johnson


Rian Johnson was born in Maryland. At a young age, he moved to San Clemente, California where he was raised. After graduating from High school, he went on to attend University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts. His first feature film "Brick" was released in 2005 and was the building block (no pun intended) that launched his career. He is a Director, writer and musician among other things.

Actor ( 11 credits )

Out of Print (2014) Himself
BoJack Horseman (2014)  Bryan (2 episodes, 2015)
MSN Exclusives (2012)  Himself
Rotten Tomatoes (2012)  Himself (1 episode, 2012)
On Story (2011)  Himself (1 episode, 2014)
On Story: Presented by Austin Film Festival (2011)  Himself (1 episode, 2014)
Miradas 2 (2004)  Himself (1 episode, 2012)
Continuarà... (1996)  Himself (1 episode, 2012)
Días de cine (1991)  Himself (1 episode, 2012)
Sidewalks Entertainment (1988)  Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2012)
Cinema 3 (1984)  Himself (1 episode, 2012)

Writer ( 6 credits )

Star Wars: Episode IX (2019) (screenplay)
Star Wars: Episode VIII (2017) (screenplay)
HitRECord on TV (2014) (1 episode, 2014)
Looper (2012) (written by)
The Brothers Bloom (2008) (written by)
Brick (2005) (written by)

Director ( 9 credits )

Star Wars: Episode IX (2019)
Star Wars: Episode VIII (2017)
Looper (2012)
Terriers (2010) (1 episode, 2010)
The Brothers Bloom (2008)
Breaking Bad (2008) (3 episodes, 2010-2013)
Brick (2005)
Ben Boyer and the Phenomenology of Automobile Branding (2001)
Evil Demon Golfball from Hell!!! (1996)

Rian Johnson Related News

Star Wars 8 Wraps in Late July

Star Wars: Episode VIII star Mark Hamill has confirmed the wrap date for late July.

Daisy Ridley Teases Rey's New Look in Star Wars: Episode VIII

Daisy Ridley hides Rey's new hairstyle in a workout video from the set of Star Wars 8 while hinting that she'll have a new look.

Star Wars 8 Wraps John Boyega & C-3PO, Director Shares New Photos

Director Rian Johnson reveals John Boyega and C-3PO actor Anthony Daniels have wrapped as production winds down on Star Wars: Episode VIII.

Watch Sexy Stormtroopers Dance at Star Wars 8 Wrap Party

Mark Hamill and Daisy Ridley share video and photos from the Star Wars: Episode VIII wrap party as both actors confirm they are done.

Star Wars Celebration Introduces New Han Solo Alden Ehrenreich

Alden Ehrenreich makes his debut appearance at Star Wars Celebration to discuss playing the iconic Han Solo in a new spinoff.

Star Wars 8 Secrets and Photos Emerge from Celebration

The last panel of the weekend at Star Wars Celebration focused heavily on Rian Johnson's upcoming Star Wars Episode VIII.

Han Solo Movie Directors Talk Star Wars Spin-off

Alden Ehrenreich is introduced as the new Han Solo and more in photos and video from the Star Wars Celebration Future Filmmaker Panel.