So far, we’ve not really had any official news about the next chapter in the Star Wars film saga. In just the last minute or two, the name for the film was finally revealed via

It is now official. Star Wars Episode VIII will now be known as Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

We can only hope that this announcement will be the first of a lot of news to come in the near future.

THE LAST JEDI is written and directed by Rian Johnson and produced by Kathleen Kennedy and Ram Bergman and executive produced by J.J. Abrams, Jason McGatlin, and Tom Karnowski.

STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI is scheduled for release December 15, 2017.