We finally have the official title for the upcoming Star Wars: Episode VIII. The movie will be called, Star Wars: The Last Jedi! What can we infer from this title? Now is the time for Star Wars fans to start speculating as to how the name applies to the plot of the upcoming film. Check out more on this below and share your thoughts AFTER THE JUMP! Star Wars: The Last Jedi hits the big screen December 15, 2017.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi, which is written and directed by Rian Johnson and continues the storylines introduced in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, welcomes back cast members Mark Hamill, the late Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Lupita Nyong’o, Oscar Isaac, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Gwendoline Christie, and Andy Serkis. New cast members will include Academy Award winner Benicio Del Toro, Academy Award nominee Laura Dern, and newcomer Kelly Marie Tran.
The sequel is produced by Kathleen Kennedy and Ram Bergman and executive produced by J.J. Abrams, Jason McGatlin, and Tom Karnowski.