Star Wars: Episode VIII to Open December 15, 2017

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    Today, Disney and Lucasfilm announced that Star Wars: Episode VIII, originally scheduled for release in summer 2017, will now debut on December 15, 2017.

    The move follows the extraordinary success of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which was the first Star Wars movie to premiere outside the traditional summer blockbuster window and smashed numerous records, including biggest domestic and global debuts of all time as well as the biggest domestic second and third weekends, en route to becoming the highest grossing domestic release of all time with over $861.3 million and the third biggest global release ever with $1.886.7 billion.

    Written and directed by Rian Johnson, Star Wars: Episode VIII is currently in preproduction and will begin principal photography in London next month. Kathleen Kennedy and Ram Bergman will produce and J.J. Abrams, Jason McGatlin, and Tom Karnowski will executive produce. Stay tuned for exciting updates in the coming weeks.


    http://www.starwars.com/news/star-wars-episode-viii-to-open-december-15-2017
     
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    Don't forget Rogue One: a Star Wars Story comes out this December.

    There are some very good rumors that Darth Vader will appear in this one. It may be the story of how the Death Star plans were originally stolen, and Vader's attempt to get them back leading right into the opening of Episode 4.

     
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    This might not be too much of a stretch considering force awakens was a complete duplicate of the new hope story
     
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