In the wake of the reveal of the title for “Star Wars: Episode VIII” yesterday, filmmaker Rian Johnson has shared a photo from the edit bay for the freshly named “Star Wars: The Last Jedi”.
The title has now only just been added to the film’s opening crawl, Johnson writing on Instagram: “Felt so good to drop this into the cut this morning.”
“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” continues the storylines introduced in “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” and welcomes back cast members Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Lupita Nyong’o, Oscar Isaac, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Gwendoline Christie, and Andy Serkis.
New cast include Benicio Del Toro, Laura Dern, and newcomer Kelly Marie Tran. Kathleen Kennedy and Ram Bergman produce the film which opens December 15th.