Release date: December 15, 2017 (USA)
Director: Rian Johnson
Based on: Characters; by George Lucas
Music composed by John Williams
Screenplay: Rian Johnson, George Lucas
Star Wars: The Last Jedi (also known as Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi is an upcoming American epic space opera film written and directed by Rian Johnson. It is the second film in the Star Wars sequel trilogy, following Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015). The film is produced by Lucasfilm and will be distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. It stars Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Gwendoline Christie, and Andy Serkis in returning roles. New cast members include Benicio del Toro and Laura Dern in unconfirmed roles and Kelly Marie Tran as Rose. Fisher died in December 2016, making The Last Jedi her final film role.