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Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Rey took her first steps into a larger world in Star Wars: The Force Awakens and will continue her epic journey with Finn, Poe, and Luke Skywalker in the next chapter of the continuing Star Wars saga, Star Wars: Episode VIII.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Trailer Arrives!

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Trailer Arrives!

Well the wait is finally over. We get to see what has been happening in a galaxy far far away. — The teaser is brief but gives us some great moments. Rey is now learning the force from Master Luke Skywalker. The teaser shows glimpses of Rey, Luke, Poe, Finn, and General Leia Organa. There is a moment where we see Kylo Ren but he is unmasked.

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Footage Shown at Disney's Shareholders Meeting

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Footage Shown at Disney's Shareholders Meeting

New footage of Star Wars: The Last Jedi was shown at Disney Annual Shareholder's Meeting in Denver. — The key moment in the footage is Luke Skywalker asking Rey "Who are you?". Rey then responds by swinging her lightsaber. Other characters shown include Chewbacca, General Leia Organa, and Finn. The shareholders also saw footage of a damaged X-Wing flying through a larger ship, a variety of mountains and a forest landscape.

Jimmy Vee Takes Over the Role of R2-D2 for 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'

Jimmy Vee Takes Over the Role of R2-D2 for 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'

In the wake of Kenny Baker's passing in 2016, Jimmy Vee has been confirmed to take over the role of R2-D2 in Star Wars: The Last Jedi. — “It’s been an absolute pleasure to have worked alongside the legendary Kenny Baker,” Vee said in a statement released by the Oh So Small production agency. “Kenny was a fantastic actor and taught me all the ‘tricks’ on how he brought R2-D2 to life which I will continue to portray in his honor. I’m so excited to be a part of the Star Wars universe and can’t wait for everyone to see what we’ve been working so hard on for the last year.”

Disney CEO Bob Iger Has Seen 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'

Disney CEO Bob Iger Has Seen 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'

After Rogue One the wait for Episode VIII began. Soon the excitement skyrocketed when the film's title was revealed to be The Last Jedi. — Disney CEO Bob Iger revealed he has seen the early cut of the film. “Star Wars: The Last Jedi, otherwise known as Episode VIII, will open in December and I just saw it last week,” he said in a statement alongside the company’s Q1 earnings release.

Star Wars: Episode VIII is Now Officially Titled 'The Last Jedi'

Star Wars: Episode VIII is Now Officially Titled 'The Last Jedi'

After many rumours, we now have the official title for Star Wars: Episode VIII. The follow-up to The Force Awakens is titled The Last Jedi. — The poster creates speculation for the upcoming film, particularly considering the iconic Star Wars logo has been given a makeover and appears in Sith red. The film is written and directed by Rian Johnson. It is produced by Kathleen Kennedy and Ram Bergman and is executive produced by JJ Abrams, Jason McGatlin, and Tom Karnowski.

'Star Wars: Episode VIII' Director Rian Johnson Gives Some Added Details, Promises Plenty of Levity

'Star Wars: Episode VIII' Director Rian Johnson Gives Some Added Details, Promises Plenty of Levity

Rian Johnson has backed up new details surrounding Rey and Luke Skywalker yesterday with some information about just what kind of tone we can expect from the next Star Wars film. And while The Empire Strikes Back is going to be on everyone's mind when the middle-chapter of the sequel trilogy lands, Johnson isn't interested in rekindling that particular love affair.

'Star Wars: Episode VIII' Begins Immediately after 'The Force Awakens'
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'Star Wars: Episode VIII' Begins Immediately after 'The Force Awakens'

Many fans may have predicted as such, but Rian Johnson has confirmed that Star Wars: Episode VIII will be kicking off straight after the events of The Force Awakens. This, interestingly, is something new to the franchise. "For the first time, we're breaking Star Wars tradition and starting our movie right where the last one left off," director Rian Johnson confirmed at Star Wars Celebration Europe today. "Skellig Michael is an incredibly mystical place. To be there and have that be the first thing we were shooting was an appropriately surreal way to start everything off."

Rumor: What Will Be The Official Name For 'Star Wars: Episode VIII'?

Rumor: What Will Be The Official Name For 'Star Wars: Episode VIII'?

The eighth installment in the global phenomenon known as Star Wars has already started production. And now, rumours have started to pop up rapidly. The first rumoured name for Episode VIII appeared when a user on Reddit posted a photo. It showed the Star Wars logo and read Tales of the Jedi Temple. Later on, a Croatian Star Wars fan site reported the official title would be Order of the Dark Side.

Daisy Ridley on Rian Johnson, Compares Filming 'VIII' to 'The Force Awakens'

Daisy Ridley on Rian Johnson, Compares Filming 'VIII' to 'The Force Awakens'

Daisy Ridley has been quite vocal since production on Star Wars: Episode VIII kicked off, and her enthusiasm is exciting to say the least. — When asked about the atmosphere on the set of Star Wars: Episode VIII, compared to The Force Awakens, she described it as "Very lovely and warm and friendly. Just like VII was." She spoke of the film's level of secrecy, which feels a "little bit freer."