Star Wars: Episode VIII title revealed

Latest Star Wars film gets title

It’s bound to be a good Monday for Star Wars fans.

As announced by Disney today (Monday, Jan. 23), the next chapter in the Skywalker saga has officially been assigned a title: Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Until now, it was known as Star Wars: Episode VIII.

Written and directed by Rian Johnson (Brick, Looper), the film is executive produced by J.J. Abrams (Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Star Trek Beyond).

Additional producers and executive producers include Oscar-nominee Kathleen Kennedy (Jurassic Park, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story), Ram Bergman (Don Jon), Jason McGatlin (Star Wars: The Force Awakens) and Tom Karnowski (The Light Between Oceans).

Specific plot details haven’t been disclosed, but the movie’s stars include Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, John Boyega, Mark Hamill and the late Carrie Fisher.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi is slated for a December 15, 2017 release.

What do you think of the film’s title? Are you hungry for yet another Star Wars film? Let us know! ~Matthew Pariselli 

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  1. Grindal • January 23, 2017 @ 4:28 PM

    Good name, looking forward to the movie!

  2. Sam young • January 23, 2017 @ 11:56 PM

    The title of this movis sounds like a disaster in the making. This is only episode 8 not the last movie. The title seems more like a conclusion to me than a second part of the movie. Ps,hope this movie is better than episode 7.

  3. Sam young • January 23, 2017 @ 11:59 PM

    Ps,I know this movie will be successful, but they really need a better title than this official title.

  4. really? • January 24, 2017 @ 12:01 AM

    Sam young youre an idiot, it says LAST JEDI, obviously its not the last movie. u moron.

  5. Sam young • January 24, 2017 @ 11:12 AM

    this movie sounds like a bomb in the making.

  6. silvio bentivoglio • February 25, 2017 @ 10:40 AM

    I would say play it again Sam, but with your foul thoughts of star wars 8 being a bomb I wont, it pretty sad when u pick this star wars coming to be a disaster and by my feeling it wont but that when u get with nit pickers judging a movie, so sad

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