Fans have been eagerly awaiting the next trailer of Star Wars: The Last Jedi since the teaser trailer first debuted at Star Wars Celebration Orlando back in April. Now it seems like we know when to expect the next trailer, thanks to series star Mark Hamill.
In a since-deleted tweet (via Star Wars News Net), Hamill told a fan enquiring about the new trailer’s release to “Watch Monday Night Football on Monday October 9th- for no reason in particular.” The October 9th Monday Night Football game on Disney’s ESPN will be held between the Vikings and the
In additional Star Wars news, Lucasfilm announced today that they are teaming up with six of the world’s most well-known brands — Christian Louboutin, General Mills, Nissan, Royal Philips, Verizon and VIZIO — for the launch of an extensive global promotional campaign in support of Star Wars: The Last Jedi,
“Our promotional partners have come up with some very exciting, imaginative campaigns to support The Last Jedi, and we can’t wait to share them with fans,” says Lylle Breier, Sr. Vice President, Global Marketing Partnerships, Walt Disney Studios. “This film will be blazing new ground in the Star Wars saga, and we feel our partners have designed some truly compelling experiences to match,” says Lynwen Brennan, General Manager of Lucasfilm.
With their specific, custom-designed campaigns and innovative programs, the six internationally respected global brands complement the overall marketing campaign for the latest episode in the Star Wars Skywalker saga.
In Lucasfilm’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the Skywalker saga continues as the heroes of The Force Awakens join the galactic legends in an epic adventure that unlocks age-old mysteries of the Force and shocking revelations of the past.
The film stars Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Gwendoline Christie, Kelly Marie Tran, Laura Dern and Benicio Del Toro.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi is written and directed by Rian Johnson and produced by Kathleen Kennedy and Ram Bergman. J.J. Abrams, Tom Karnowski and Jason McGatlin are the executive producers.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi opens in U.S. theaters on December 15, 2017.