'Stars Wars Episode VIII' News & Spoilers: Is Rey The Daughter of Luke? Check Out Film Schedules, Storyline & MoreBy Pretty Abegail Pacilan, UniversityHerald Reporter
The legendary sci-fi story has made its fans edgy and excited yet again as another chapter of this well-loved story will be coming their way later this year. Talking about an upcoming blockbuster, "Star Wars Episode VIII" has no title yet except the one mentioned but it surely made the buzz about possible storylines and new characters to be introduced in the film.
It will be a long wait for Star Wars fans since the film is currently scheduled to arrive in theaters on Dec. 15, 2017, although Czech Republic, Poland, and Russia can apparently catch it a day earlier on Dec. 14, Games Radar reported. Although writer and director Rian Johnson is tightlipped about "Star Wars VIII" as a whole, according to the source legendary Star Wars screenwriter Lawrence Kasdan promised Johnson that Episode 8 will be weird.
Reports confirmed that "Star Wars Episode VIII" will begin immediately after the end of "The Force Awakens," bringing us back to the frozen moment shared between Rey and Luke Skywalker, Cinema Blend reported. Important plot threads from Episode VII will surely be expected to be established, such as Luke perhaps teaching Rey in the ways of becoming a Jedi, Luke's shattered emotions after the events with Ben Solo also known as Kylo Ren, or perhaps Leia's reaction in the aftermath of her son killing his own father.
The source also reported that with Rey in the picture, she could be the daughter of Luke Skywalker since in "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," she not only proves herself as an adept fighter and pilot but also is revealed to be Force sensitive and on the path towards becoming a Jedi. Aside from abandoned in Jakku at a young age, the identity of her parents is still a mystery.
This early, "Star Wars VIII" indeed has perked up fans' excitement all the more that reports circulating that everyone who is not dead is coming back including Gwedoline Christie's Captain Phasma, Benicio Del Toro, who will be playing as a villain, Warwick Davis, and above all Han Solo.