It’s finally here, “Star Wars” fans!
Disney and Lucasfilm unveiled the first trailer for “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” Friday at “Star Wars: Celebration” in Orlando, Florida. The film is the eighth installment in the franchise and the sequel to 2015’s “The Force Awakens.”
“The Last Jedi” is written and directed by Rian Johnson (“Looper”). Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o will reprise their roles in the new film. Mark Hamill, who briefly appeared at the end of “The Force Awakens,” is expected to have a much larger role in the film as Luke Skywalker. Carrie Fisher, who died at the end of 2016, completed filming her scenes in “Episode VIII.”
Joining the cast this time around are Benicio del Toro and Laura Dern.
During the panel, Ridley teased that “The Last Jedi” will take us even deeper into Rey’s story.
“The Last Jedi” will be in theaters December 15, 2017.
Check it out below:
Here’s the teaser poster for the film shown at “Star Wars: Celebration.”