Lucasfilm has announced the official title of the film previously known as Star Wars: Episode VIII.
Walt Disney Studio announced through a press release: “We have the greatest fans in this or any other galaxy. In appreciation of the fans, we wanted them to be the first to know the title of the next chapter in the Skywalker saga: Star Wars: The Last Jedi.
The Last Jedi is written and directed by Rian Johnson and produced by Kathleen Kennedy and Ram Bergman and executive produced by J.J. Abrams, Jason McGatlin, and Tom Karnowski.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi is scheduled for release in the Philippines on December 15, 2017.
Writer-director Rian Johnson teased Star Wars fans by showing the opening crawl of the highly anticipated sci-fi movie.
He wrote as caption: "Felt so good to drop this into the cut this morning."