Film Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi

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  1. tamale Ice to see you!

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    The second installment in the sequel trilogy, the title of the newest movie was announced today as Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi. Rian Johnson (Brick, Looper, Breaking Bad) is writing and directing the film, and John Williams is returning once again to score it. The film takes place immediately following the events of The Force Awakens.

    The confirmed cast is as follows:

    Returning cast:
    • Daisy Ridley as Rey
    • John Boyega as Finn
    • Oscar Isaac as Poe Dameron
    • Adam Driver as Kylo Ren
    • Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker
    • Carrie Fisher as Leia Organa
    • Anthony Daniels as C-3PO
    • Jimmy Vee as R2-D2 (*replacing the late Kenny Baker)
    • Peter Mayhew as Chewbacca
    • Lupita Nyong'o as Maz Kanata
    • Domhnall Gleeson as General Hux
    • Gwendoline Christie as Captain Phasma
    • Andy Serkis as Supreme Leader Snoke
    • Mike Quinn as Nien Nub
    • Timothy M. Rose as Admiral Ackbar
    • Billie Lourd as Lieutenant Connix
    • Simon Pegg as Unkar Plutt
    New cast members:
    • Benicio del Toro
    • Laura Dern
    • Kelly Marie Tran


    The movie will release on December 15, 2017.
     
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    Star Wars Celebration in Orlando will be livestreaming their panel on The Last Jedi this Friday at 11am ET! Get ready for some news!

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    Here's the first trailer:

     
  4. T'Challa Wakanda Forever!

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    And a poster:

     
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    I'll say what's most on my mind when I see that title. It has been the subject of memes and the thought is out there already, but it's always worth saying.

    That is, if I see Luke Skywalker die, there will be not enough comfort in the world to console me.
     
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    New poster:

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    And of course, the new trailer:

     
  7. Scarred Nobody Where is the justice?

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    So, I may have already ordered 2 tickets for the opening Thursday night.

    I'm really looking forward to what Rian Johnson does with this film. With what The Force Awakens left open, The Last Jedi may be a great continuation as well as open up the franchise to some great moral ambiguity and creative storytelling.

    I may be hyping myself a bit too much, but with the talent that's backing this movie up, there's a reason why.
     
  8. Sebax Avatar by Xerona

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    I'm gonna follow Mark Hammil's advice. I'm avoiding that trailer like the plague, but why must temptation be so strong?

    But --- side note --- seeing Carrie Fisher on the poster, right in the center, is giving me all of the feels right now. I'm happy, but sad at the same time. I just know the whole film is going to be bittersweet for that reason alone.
     
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    the new trailer looks great