The director revealed he asked Rian Johnson to add a scene to The Last Jedi to help set up the following installment in the trilogy.
Finn's next mission will send him behind enemy lines complete with a fancy new blaster at his side.
The mega-studio is reorganizing their roster of films including pushing back several high-profile titles.
Unveiled today at Star Wars Celebration, the trailer is the world's first look at the most anticipated movie of 2017.
The three stars of the new Star Wars trilogy are front-and-center as part of Force Friday II toy unveiling
The writer/director dished on his influences as well as what it was like shooting the film.