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The Official Title for Star Wars: Episode VIII Revealed announced the name of the newest film in the "Star Wars" saga, set for December release.

The film will be called "Star Wars: The Last Jedi."

More info included in a news release:

We have the greatest fans in this or any other galaxy.  In appreciation of the fans, we wanted them to be the first to know the title of the next chapter in the Skywalker saga:  STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI


THE LAST JEDI is written and directed by Rian Johnson and produced by Kathleen Kennedy and Ram Bergman and executive produced by J.J. Abrams, Jason McGatlin, and Tom Karnowski.


STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI is scheduled for release December 15, 2017.


No additional information about the film was included.  The most recent "Star Wars" film, "Rogue One," considered a "standalone" and not a "saga" film, recently passed $1 billion in worldwide grosses.

The last "saga" film, 2015's "The Force Awakens," grossed more than $2 billion worldwide.

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