Next “Star Wars” Titled “The Last Jedi”

Disney has unveiled the title of the Rian Johnson-directed “Star Wars: Episode VIII” film through its official Twitter account, ending months of speculation about what it might be.

Titled “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” this continues the new saga that began with “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” with Rey (Daisy Ridley) meeting Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill). It is due for release December this year.