Star Wars Episode 9 – what we know so far about the final film in the trilogy

Star Wars Episode 9 – what we know so far about the final film in the trilogy

Return to a galaxy far, far-off

Following the discharge of Star Wars: The Final Jedi, it’s time to consider its follow-up, Episode 9. Forward of its launch in 2019, right here’s what we all know concerning the remaining movie within the new Skywalker trilogy. Spoilers comply with for The Final Jedi

Current updates:

  • A leak description of the movie’s idea artwork hints that one other Loss of life Star-style superweapon may characteristic
  • Matt Smith joins the solid
  • Dominic Monaghan joins the solid
  • Leaked pictures from the set give a primary take a look at Finn, Poe and extra
  • A brand new, rumoured title has emerged

Star Wars Episode 9: what’s the discharge date?

December 20, 2019

The movie was initially set to be launched on Could 24, however manufacturing points in August and September 2017 – together with director and screenwriter adjustments – has pushed the movie’s schedule again by six months.

In the meantime, Luke Skywalker himself Mark Hamill has kickstarted the countdown to the film:

What’s the title of Episode 9?

Nothing has been confirmed but however there have been some rumours floating about. The newest hearsay, courtesy of Reddit, is Star Wars: A New Order. Nonetheless, as one consumer identified, all the ultimate episodes of a Star Wars trilogy have “of the” within the title – ‘Return of the Jedi,’ and ‘Revenge of the Sith’ – so this might simply be a hearsay. Nonetheless, the brand new trilogy has been doing issues somewhat in a different way, so why not change up the title?

Different followers have advised that the titles of the brand new trilogy spell the primary a part of a sentence: The Pressure awakens the final Jedi ______. ‘For The Resistance’? Who is aware of.

It was beforehand reported that the working title of the movie is ‘Black Diamond’.

Who’s directing Episode 9?

J.J. Abrams

Colin Trevorrow – the person behind the $1bn-making blockbuster Jurassic World – was set to direct, however crashed out of the venture in September, to get replaced by The Pressure Awakens director J.J. Abrams.

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Who wrote the script?

In August 2017, Jack Thorne – most well-known for working with watch TV shows J.Okay. Rowling on the stage play Harry Potter and the Cursed Youngster – started rewriting the untitled Star Wars Episode IX, in keeping with The Hollywood Reporter. In September 2017 it was reported that the movie was now being rewritten by the Oscar-winning screenwriter of Argo, Chris Terrio, and J.J. Abrams – that means Thorne has presumably been changed.

When will filming begin?

In an interview on The Late Present With Stephen Colbert, J.J. Abrams confirmed that capturing in direction of the top of July – and that the script had been completed. “We have now a script, which is a giant deal for me,” he mentioned. “It begins capturing finish of July. Generally having the script upfront is one thing I haven’t all the time been fortunate sufficient to have.”

John Boyega has confirmed that he’ll be filming in July, although he says he hasn’t learn the script. Chatting with The One Present mentioned: “I don’t know a factor, however I do know I begin filming in July. They’re prepping and planning. JJ has a script, however I simply haven’t learn it but.”