The title of the 8th installment of the Star Wars Saga has finally been revealed. The film will be entitled “Star Wars: The Last Jedi”.

Also, a new poster has also been released for Star Wars : The Last Jedi. Check it out!

 

Directed by Rian Johnson, the film is set right after the events of Star Wars: The Force Awakens with Rey (Daisy Ridley) presented Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) his lightsaber while living in seclusion.

Scene from Star Wars : The Force Awakens

 

Returning to Episode VIII are the cast lead by Mark HamillAdam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Gwendoline Christie, Andy Serkis and the late Carrie Fisher. It was reported the Carrie Fisher has finished filming prior her death.

It was also reported that new cast members will join Episode VIII including Benicio del Toro, Laura Dern, and Kelly Marie Tran in unconfirmed roles.

 

Star Wars : The Last Jedi is produced by Lucas Films and will be distributed worldwide by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. The film is set to be premier on December 2017.