STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI (also known as Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi) is an upcoming epic space opera film written and directed by Rian Johnson (Brick, The Brothers Bloom, Looper). It is the second film in the Star Wars sequel trilogy following Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015). A sequel, Star Wars: Episode IX, is scheduled for 2019.
The film 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.
- via Lucasfilm