Those who haven’t gotten off the recent Star Wars train will have another reason to stay on.
Star Wars: Episode VIII has kicked off with production in London and there’s a new teaser to prove it. A slew of new actors and actresses which includes Academy Award winner Benicio Del Toro, Academy Award nominee Laura Dern, and talented newcomer Kelly Marie Tran will join Mark Hamill (Skywalker) and Daisy Ridley (Rey) on their next grand galactic adventure.
Some familiar faces will return from The Force Awakens including Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Gwendoline Christie, and Andy Serkis.
The statement further revealed that Rey will continue her journey with Finn, Poe and Skywalker in the next chapter. The new Star Wars film will see Rian Johnson take over directorial duties from J.J Abrams.
Watch the video above to see a very short snippet of the filming.