Star Wars: Episode VIII Has Begun Filming!
Entertainment Weekly breaks the news that Bob Iger has confirmed that Star Wars Episode VIII is now filming! He also states that filming for Rogue One is virtually complete and that ground will be broken for Star Wars Land later this year. It’s very exciting to know that Episode VIII is underway! Check out Iger’s statements:
“There is no better way to propel this franchise into the future than producing quality products,” he said. “Filming of Star Wars: Episode VIII, the next chapter of the legendary saga, has just commenced and it will be in theaters December 2017. And production of Episode IX, a 2019 release, has also begun.”
“Filming of Rogue One is virtually completed and we absolutely love what we’ve seen so far, This is the first of a set of planned stand-alone stories and we’re already in preproduction on our next one, for release in May of 2018.”