Of course we're all very excited for the release of JJ Abrams' Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens this December, and Gareth Edwards' Star Wars: Rogue One in December 2016, but we needn't forget that Rian Johnson is hard at work now on his script for Star Wars: Episode VIII which is slated for a May 2017 release date. Johnson recently responded to a fans question about script writing, including an image of the notebooks he's been using while working on the script (though, sadly, they are closed). Check them out below,
@TyLeisher 2. They sell them for 15 bucks at stationary shops, just scribble in some stuff about wookies. Ta-dah!— Rian Johnson (@rianjohnson) May 15, 2015
@TyLeisher I outline/plan forever, skipping all around, but then when I write write it I go from start to finish. But no wrong way to do it.— Rian Johnson (@rianjohnson) May 15, 2015
Now if we could just get a peak inside those notebooks....
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