Star Wars: Episode VIII has officially been given a name, along with a poster, as Disney officially announced the news yesterday, January 23rd, via twitter.
We can stop calling it Episode VIII now as it was officially given the name Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Disney announced the news yesterday on their twitter account along with a look at the first official poster.
— Star Wars (@starwars) January 23, 2017
The sequel to Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the Skywalker saga continues with The Last Jedi where the story last ended with Rey, played by Daisy Ridley, finding the long lost Luke Skywalker and presenting him with his lightsaber.
The title for the latest movie does bring up much for speculation as to who, or what, The Last Jedi is referring to. The title, however, is not the only part of the announcement that is up for debate, the poster released with the title also causes some speculation.
The all too familiar logo is also going to cause some speculation amongst fans as the lettering is not its usual bright yellow but bold red. The colour, mainly associated with the Sith, is a curious choice to be used and fans will be wondering if it is a hint of what is to come.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi is due to come to theatres at the end of this year in December.
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