Director Rian Johnson has announced that Star Wars Episode VIII has officially wrapped up filming.
“Thanks to the best cast and crew in the galaxy, and thanks to the fans for all the love and support though the whole process. Cannot wait to put it together and share it with you all!”
Johnson himself shared a video on Facebook of the final slate from the final shot:
Johnson’s recent tweets hinted that newcomer Kelly Marie Tran was still filming during the week.
Kelly: "Rian there's a Pikachu RIGHT NOW on the ledge outside the stage!"
I literally run. pic.twitter.com/T9O24QY20s
— Rian Johnson (@rianjohnson) July 21, 2016
Star Wars Episode VIII is scheduled for release on December 15th, 2017.
Thoughts on this news? Are you looking forward to the release of Star Wars Episode VIII?
By Ruari Williamson
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