Today, LucasFilm (via StarWars.com) announced that The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson (Looper) would be taking the reins on a brand new Star Wars trilogy of films. Does this mean that Rey and Finn will continue their adventures beyond the previously announced episode 9? Not necessarily. According to the report, Johnson will be writing and directing the …
If you’re a Star Wars fan, this likely needs no introduction. During the football game on ESPN last night, Disney and LucasFilm released an intense new trailer for The Last Jedi, the 8th installment in the Star Wars series.
Kylo Ren vs. Leia. Finn vs. Phasma. Rey vs. … Everyone? The trailer makes it pretty clear that this is her movie, and it looks like she butts heads with everyone from Luke to Snoke before finding comfort in Kylo Ren. But we know scenes can be taken out of context in trailers for maximum dramatic value, so we’ll have to wait and see what does actually happen. However, it would be an interesting development if the “Last Jedi” in the title meant that Rey became a Sith.
The movie hits theaters on December 15. Below, you’ll find the new poster that accompanies it.
Well, it’s Star Wars Day and may the 4th be with you! It’s not hard to get in the spirit of things. Just watch this video, which debuted on last night’s episode of The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. You’re welcome!
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