'Star Wars: Episode IX' Wraps Filming!

Star Wars: Episode IX
(Image credit: Lucasfilm/Disney)

The still-untitled "Star Wars: Episode IX" has wrapped filming, according to director J.J. Abrams.

Abrams tweeted about the end of filming, along with a picture of Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, and Oscar Isaac from the film's set - apparently against the backdrop of an unspecified desert planet, along with a message of thanks to the film's cast and crew.

Remember, Abrams' "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" was set in part on Rey's homeworld of Jakku. The planet depicted in the set seen here could also be Tatooine, home of Luke Skywalker, or even potentially a new planet to the film saga. 

This may also constitute one of the first looks at Ridley, Boyega, and Isaac's new film appearances as Rey, Finn, and Poe Dameron respectively. 

Also in the cast are Keri Russell, Lupita Nyong'o, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Bily Dee Williams, Dominic Monaghan, Kelly Marie Tran, Greg Grunberg, Adam Driver, Richard E. Grant, Naomi Ackie, Jonas Suotamo, and Billie Lourd.

The full title for "Star Wars: Episode IX" has not been revealed. The film is scheduled for a Dec. 20 theatrical release.

Originally published on Newsarama.

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George Marston
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