The eighth episode of Star Wars will arrive in movie theaters in May 26, 2017, according to Disney.
Rian Johnson will write the screenplay and direct the newest episode of “Star Wars”
Disney also announced that the first “independent” movie with characters from the universe “Star Wars” will be called “Rouge One” and that the British actress Felicity Jones will play in it. That movie comes to movie theaters on December 16 2016.
“Rogue One” is the first in new serial of movies which will deal with characters and events outside of “Star Wars”. This spin-off film will be directed by Gareth Edwards maker of “Godzilla”
As for this December’s “Episode VII,” it will feature the three primary cast members from the original movies — Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher — as well as contemporary stars like Lupita Nyong’o and Adam Driver.