Lucasfilm + Disney has revealed the official title of the forthcoming film in the Star Wars franchise – Star Wars: The Last Jedi.
StarWars.com released this statement along with the news:
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.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens brought a whole new protagonists to the forefront – Rey and Finn, who will be returning alongside Mark Hamill’s Luke Skywalker for Episode 8.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi is scheduled for release December 15th 2017