Starwars.com has revealed the title of the next Star Wars movie in the Skywalker Saga and it’s “The Last Jedi.” This is Star Wars news, folks. We never bury the lead when it comes to our favorite space opera.
The film – which is slated for a December 15, 2017, release – is written and directed by Rian Johnson (Looper) and stars Daisy Ridley, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher and Adam Driver. It picks up where “The Force Awakens” left off, with Ridley (Rey) presenting herself to Hamill (Luke) for training in the ways of the force.
“The Last Jedi” was the title of a 2013 expanded universe (EU) novel by Michael Reaves and Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff, set on Coruscant, several years after Order 66 and the events which followed at the Jedi Temple. “The Last Jedi” was also the title of issue 49 of the Marvel comics “Star Wars” comic book, published in 1981.
Who is the last Jedi? Stay tuned!