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'Star Wars: Episode 8' Title Announced: 'The Last Jedi'

'Star Wars: Episode 8' Title Announced: 'The Last Jedi'

The official title for the next movie in the Star Wars franchise has officially been announced – Star Wars: The Last Jedi!

The movie is the eighth episode in the series and it will be directed by Rian Johnson, who also wrote the screenplay. He is best known for his film Looper.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi is set to be released on December 15, 2017. Returning are cast members John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Mark Hamill, Adam Driver, the late Carrie Fisher, and more.

“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 official announcement read on StarWars.com!

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