Star Wars: Episode VIII Confirmed For May 26, 2017

Disney chairman and CEO Bob Iger confirmed that Rian Johnson will write and direct Star Wars: Episode VIII, is set for release on May 26, 2017 — forty years and a day after the release of Star Wars: A New Hope in 1977.

Johnson directed Looper, Brick and The Brothers Bloom. He was also behind the camera for three episodes of the TV series Breaking Bad. Kathleen Kennedy and Ram Bergman, producer of Looper, Don Jon, Brick, and The Brothers Bloom, are on board to produce, and J.J. Abrams will serve as executive producer.

Source: StarWars.com

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