Following yesterday’s reveal of the official title for Star Wars: Episode VIII, director Rian Johnson has shared a photo from the edit bay for Star Wars: The Last Jedi with the new title finally added to the film’s opening crawl.
“Felt so good to drop this into the cut this morning,” he wrote on Instagram. Check out the photo in the gallery below!
Star Wars: The Last Jedi, which is written and directed by Johnson (Brick, Looper) and continues the storylines introduced in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, welcomes back cast members Mark Hamill, the late Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Lupita Nyong’o, Oscar Isaac, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Gwendoline Christie, and Andy Serkis. New cast members will include Academy Award winner Benicio Del Toro, Academy Award nominee Laura Dern, and newcomer Kelly Marie Tran.
The sequel is produced by Kathleen Kennedy and Ram Bergman and executive produced by J.J. Abrams, Jason McGatlin, and Tom Karnowski.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi is scheduled for release in theaters on December 15, 2017.