Disney has finally announced the official title for Rian Johnson‘s Star Wars: Episode VIII. The Force Awakens sequel will be titled Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Referring to which Jedi, Rey? Luke? Leia? Perhaps someone not so obvious? Guess we’ll have to wait for a more to be revealed to us in the coming months like a teaser trailer!
Along with official title and first teaser poster, Lucasfilm and Disney also attached a press release to go along with the image on all social medias, which you can read below:
We have the greatest fans in this or any other galaxy. In appreciation of the fans, we wanted them to be the first to know the title of the next chapter in the Skywalker saga: STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI.
THE LAST JEDI is written and directed by Rian Johnson and produced by Kathleen Kennedy and Ram Bergman and executive produced by J.J. Abrams, Jason McGatlin, and Tom Karnowski.
You can check out the full Star Wars: The Last Jedi teaser poster below:
The new Star Wars film, directed by Rian Johnson, picks up immediately after Star Wars: The Force Awakens. It’s cast includes Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Gwendoline Christie and Andy Serkis. They’ll be joined by franchise newcomers Benicio Del Toro as the unnamed villain, Laura Dern and Kelly Marie Tran.
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