'Star Wars Episode VIII' officially wraps production
Director Rian Johnson has announced it's a wrap on the upcoming eighth installment of "Star Wars".
Los Angeles: Director Rian Johnson has announced it's a wrap on the upcoming eighth installment of "Star Wars".
After a nearly-five-month shoot in London's Pinewood Studios, production on "Star Wars Episode VIII" finally came to an end on July 22, Johnson took to Twitter to announce.
He shared a 5-second video, showing the final clapperboard for the shots. He wrote in the caption, "Final slate of the final shot. VIII is officially wrapped. Cannot wait to share it with you all!"
The eighth installment of the "Star Wars" movie franchise centers on the story of Rey (Daisy Ridley), Finn (John Boyega), Poe Dameron (Oscar Isaac), Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill), Leia (Carrie Fisher) and other characters as they fight back the force of the First Order.
The film also marks the return of Adam Driver, Gwendoline Christie, Lupita Nyong'o, Dohmnall Gleeson and Andy Serkis. New additions to the cast members include Benicio Del Toro, Laura Dern and Kelly Marie Tran.
"Star Wars Episode VIII" is slated for a December 15, 2017 release in the US.