Monday, June 1, 2015

Rumor: Early Details About Episode VIII

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By: Dominic Jones

Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens is still many months away, it's never too early for a few rumor about the next installment in the sequel trilogy.  Our friends over at MakingStarWars.net have got their hands on some early details about Rian Johnson's Star Wars: Episode VIII, slated for a May 26, 2017 release date.  The rumors don't reveal much about Episode VIII, or Episode VII for that matter, but could still be considered spoilers.  So if you are trying to avoid all Star Wars spoilers, then stop reading now.  This is your SPOILER ALERT!
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First up, MSW is hearing that Lando Calrissian will be in Episode VIII.  We know that Lando will not be in The Force Awakens and we've heard in the past that he will appear in a cameo in Episode VIII.  This seems to serve as more proof that, much like the original trilogy, Lando will not appear until the second film in the trilogy.

The second tidbit is more intriguing.  MSW is hearing that the licensees are being told to expect a "female Sith" character in Episode VIII.  Who this character is is completely unknown and likely a new character to be revealed in the second film in the trilogy.  There were rumors at one point that Gwendoline Christie's Captain Phasma would be Force sensitive, though it seems that plot point has been dropped.  If I were betting man, I would wager that this is a new character we won't meet until May 26, 2017.

As always this is just a rumor until confirmed or denied by Lucasfilm or Disney.


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