2. He’s the coolest person in the world, that’s who.
His name looks like “rain,” but rhymes with “lion.” So cool.
4. Brick, his first feature film as writer and director, stars a young Joseph Gordon-Levitt and is known for its throwback noir-style dialogue.
Brick won the Special Jury Prize for Originality of Vision at Sundance in 2005.
9. He’s really into working with his family.
His cousin, Nathan Johnson, composed the scores for all of his films. Another cousin, Marke Johnson, did graphic design for Looper. Zach Johnson, also a cousin, performed on the soundtrack for Brick and The Brothers Bloom and created an animated trailer for Looper. That’s a lot of Johnsons.
11. So what can we expect from a Star Wars film with Rian Johnson at the helm?
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