The review embargo has now officially lifted so, without spoilers, here are the 8 most exciting things you need to know about Star Wars 8.
There may have been stormtroopers and celebrities out in force, but it was the All-Terrain Armoured Transport which stole the show at yesterday's world premiere of Star Wars: The Last Jedi.
When George Lucas was casting for ‘Star Wars’ he auditioned nearly every up-and-coming actor in Hollywood. Al Pacino, Christopher Walken, Kurt Russell, Sissy Spacek, all passed through his audition room before he eventually plumped for Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, and a carpenter named Harrison Ford. Those starlets went on to achieve superstardom thanks to Lucas, but they weren’t the only icons to feature in the ‘Star Wars’ films. Here’s some thespians you never realised journeyed to that galaxy far, far away. Read more First Star Wars 8 trailer Lando not returning in Star Wars 8 Actors who hated being in Star Wars
It sounds like Star Wars will continue with its tradition of limb-slicing fantasy violence in Episode 8, as Star Wars: The Last Jedi has received a 12A classification.
Rumours of a Lando Calrissian cameo in Star Wars: The Last Jedi seem to be completely unfounded as director confirms he won't appear.
If you're a fan of trading cards, but not a fan of massive movie spoilers – 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' spoilers in particular – then look away now.
Today marks the second Force Friday and ‘Star Wars’ fans across the galaxy are going crazy for the new merch that’s gone on sale. Force Friday is Disney’s big promotional push for new merchandise that it’s releasing to support ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’, with hundreds of new collectibles, figures, and products arriving in shops today. For hardcore fans the new figures and toys offer the chance to unearth fresh new clues about the plot of ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ ahead of its release in December.
Here's your first look at the first wave of new Star Wars merchandising being released for 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'.