Can’t get enough of The Force Awakens? Onto your 500th viewing since it came out? Yeah, us too.
Well, we’ve got some exciting news for you. The next 5 years of films has been announced. We don’t have a lot of other information outside of that, but RELEASE DATES!!!! That’s super promising. We have to wait a whole year for a new Star Wars story and not even the continuation of The Force Awakens, but it should help sustain us until Episode VIII.
You know what? There are no other words that will help you… read on:
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
Director: Gareth Edwards
Written by: Gary Whitta and Chris Weitz
Starring: Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Riz Ahmed, Ben Mendelsohn, Donnie Yen, Jiang Wen, Forest Whitaker, Mads Mikkelsen, and Alan Tudyk
Plot: Following the foundation of the Galactic Empire, a wayward band of Rebel fighters comes together to carry out a desperate mission: to steal the plans for the Death Star before it can be used to enforce the Emperor’s rule.
Release: Dec. 16, 2016
Star Wars: Episode VIII
Written and directed by Rian Johnson
Starring: Mark Hamill, Daisy Ridley, Oscar Isaac (reportedly)
Release: May 26, 2017
Star Wars Anthology: Han Solo (working title)
Directors: Phil Lord and Christopher Miller
Written by: Lawrence and Jon Kasdan
Plot: How young Han Solo became the smuggler, thief, and scoundrel whom Luke Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi first encountered in the cantina at Mos Eisley.
Release: May 25th, 2018
Star Wars: Episode IX
Director: Colin Trevorrow
Writer: Rian Johnson
Star Wars Anthology: Boba Fett