Celebrity Wars Episode eight has formally began filming. Disney leader government Bob Iger has found out that director Rian Johnson has now began manufacturing at the subsequent a part of the blockbuster sci-fi saga.
Chatting with EW
, Iger additionally stressed out the significance of maintaining requirements top for long run films within the collection. “There is not any higher method to propel this franchise into the longer term than generating high quality merchandise,” he stated. “Filming of Famous person Wars: Episode eight
, the following bankruptcy of the mythical saga, has simply started and it’s going to be in theaters December 2017. And manufacturing of Episode nine
, a 2019 unencumber, has additionally started.”
Remaining month it used to be introduced
that the discharge date of Episode eight
had moved again from Would possibly 2017 to December that yr. As withThe Pressure Awakens
, foremost images is to happen in London.
Iger additionally supplied an replace at the standing of Rogue One, the primary of the standalone Superstar Wars films, that is due in December this yr. “Filming of Rogue One is nearly finished and we completely love what we’ve got noticed thus far,” he stated. “That is the primary of a suite of deliberate stand-on my own tales and we are already in preproduction on our subsequent one, for free up in Would possibly of 2018.”
is directed by way of Godzilla
‘s Gareth Edwards. It’s set prior to the unique Celebrity Wars
, and makes a speciality of a gaggle of mercenaries who’re employed to seize the plans to the Demise Famous person. The second one derivative film will show off the adventures of a tender Han Solo. Ultimate month it used to be said
that the seek for an actor to painting Solo were narrowed to round a dozen names.