AFTER THE FORCE AWAKENS
Episode VIII, directed and written by Looper’s Rian Johnson, was filmed under the working title of “Space Bear”.
It’ll pick up where it left off on Ahch-To, with Luke and Rey.
Looks like Captain Phasma made it out of that trash compactor on Starkiller Base – Gwendoline Christie’s back in Episode VIII. Expect her to have a bigger role this time out – it can’t be much smaller!
Kelly Marie Tran, Laura Dern and Benicio del Toro have joined the cast. All we know is that Benicio del Toro is probably a bad guy
Some scenes have been filmed in regular Game Of Thrones location Dubrovnik.
And Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley and Mark Hamill have been spotted arriving for filming in Ireland, making us think there might be a face off between Kylo Ren, Luke and Rey.
John “Finn” Boyega has said Episode VIII will be “a different take, darker, bigger” than its predecessor.
There may be more movies after Episode IX, though Disney CEO Bob Iger has said, “I don’t know how many, I don’t know how often.”