Current Event

By: Ruby

Star Wars Episode VIII Has Started Filming

On February 15th 2016 filmmakers of the iconic Star Wars films released the first teaser. From the teaser we know so far that Rey (played by Daisy Ridley) and Luke Skywalker (played by Mark Hamhill) will definitely be seen in the upcoming film. We also know that Kylo Ren (played by Adam Driver), Finn (John Boyega) and Captain Phasma (Gwendoline Christie) will be seen also.

New Changes

Episode 8 will be in theaters December, 15th, 2017. The original release date was May, 26th, 2017 to follow the pattern of the past movies but was pushed back. Along with a new relase date they also have a new director. It is no longer J.J Abrams nor George Lucas but Rian Johnson and he will be directing episode 9 as well.

Location

The filming began by Rian Johnson, at Pinewood Studios in London on February, 15th, 2016.
Star Wars: Episode VIII Production Announcement