Star Wars fans are a actively shutting down the Internet, as the title for the highly-anticipated Episode VIII has been revealed.
The next chapter in the Skywalker Saga will be titled The Last Jedi, and is set to hit theaters on December 15, 2017.
While this title is an epic tease to the events of the film, it's been heard by Star Wars fans before - more than once actually.
In Return Of The Jedi, Yoda tells Luke he will be the last Jedi just before he dies. The quote however, has come up much more recently than that.
In The Force Awakens, Supreme Leader Snoke also references the Last Jedi. It also seems that he is definitely talking about Luke in the scenario.
When Snoke is talking to Kylo Ren and General Hux, he talks about the implications of Luke Skywalker being found. "The droid will soon be delivered to the Resistance, leading them to the last Jedi. if Skywalker returns, the new Jedi will rise."
Luke Skywalker is almost certainly the Last Jedi, but that doesn't mean he will be the final Jedi we see. According to that quote, Luke's appearance to the Resistance will bring about a new wave of the Jedi order. Many believe this will usher in a new era of the Jedi led by Rey, who we know has the power of The Force.
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Star Wars: The Last Jedi, from writer/director Rian Johnson, is in post-production now for a December 15, 2017 release. The film follows-up and continues the story of the next generation of the saga as Rey, Poe, Finn, and Kylo Ren find their place in the galaxy and follow the legacy of Luke Skywalker, Leia, and Han Solo. Daisy Ridley returns to star as Rey, with other returning stars John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Adam Driver, Domhnall Gleeson, Gwendoline Christie, Peter Mayhew, Andy Serkis, Anthony Daniels, Lupita Nyong'o Mark Hamill, and Carrie Fisher as General Leia Organa. Benicio Del Toro and Laura Dern join the cast in as-yet-unrevealed roles.