'Star Wars: Episode VIII' delayed by seven months
You will have to attend a bit longer to see what the heck is up with Luke Skywalker. Disney introduced this afternoon that it is delaying Star Wars: Episode VIII from Might 26, 2017 by seven months to December 15, 2017. Disney did not give any cause for the delay, however sources inform The Hollywood Reporter that it will permit the studio to offer the movie a Christmas launch remedy, which labored fairly properly for The Drive Awakens. Moreover, it’s going to give director/author Rian Johnson (Brick, Looper) extra time to work on the movie. THR’s Borys Package notes which will embrace rewrites to focus extra on the brand new class of Star Wars characters.