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Star Wars Episode VIII title revealed - The Last Jedi

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The title for Rian Johnson's Star Wars: Episode VIII has been revealed on the official Star Wars Website... Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

Picking up from the cliffhanger that ended Star Wars: The Force Awakens, we expect Episode VIII to address just what Luke Skywalker has been doing since he disappeared following, nephew, Kylo Ren's massacre of his students.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi stars Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Adam Driver, Andy Serkis, Peter Mayhew, Domnhall Gleeson,Lupita Nyong’o, Benicio Del Toro, Kelly Marie Tran and Anthony Daniels. It arrives in UK cinemas on 15th December

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Last updated: 06/08/2018 12:43:25

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Star Wars is a science fiction film series created by George Lucas. It debuted in 1977 and the first film was quickly retitled to Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope. It was followed by two sequels - The Empire Strikes Back in 1980 and Return of the Jedi in 1983. A trilogy of prequel films were launched in 1999 with The Phantom Menace, Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith. In 2015 Star Wars returned to the screens for a new trilogy under the control of Disney with The Force Awakens directed by J J Abrams.

A series of spin-offs were launched in 2016 with Gareth Edwards' Rogue One and 2017 will see the second film in the new trilogy, Rian Johnson's The Last Jedi.

Another spin-off will be released in 2018 - Solo - which tells the story of Han Solo before the original Star Wars film and 2019 will round off the third trilogy with the untitled Episode IX.

A fourth trilogy of films has been announced for release after 2020 which will be overseen by Rian Johnson and they will feature entirely new characters and an entirely separate story.

In addition, there are the TV series The Clone Wars, Star Wars Rebels and a new as yet untitled live action series due to debut some time after 2020.

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