Star Wars: ‘Episode VIII’ Now In Production with Cast Confirmed

It's happening.

A new Star Wars: Episode VIII video has just revealed that the next chapter of the Star Wars saga is in production. The next chapter will be written and directed by Rian Johnson.

Star Wars: Episode VIII is a continuation of the story introduced in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The film’s cast welcomes back Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Gwendoline Christie, and Andy Serkis. The film welcomes Benicio Del Toro, Laura Dern, and Kelly Marie Tran to the cast.

Star Wars: Episode VIII is scheduled for release December 15, 2017.

Watch the teaser in the player above.