One cool trend in movies these days is that once you get into highly anticipated sequels you can generate buzz just by revealing the title of the next installment. That’s never more true than in Star Wars, which has some of the best titles in the game, the latest having recently been unveiled by the Jedi Masters at Disney. For SEO purposes, I can’t make you wade through multiple paragraphs to see the name of the next Star Wars movie, so here it is: Star Wars: The Last Jedi.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi was announced via the official Star Wars Twitter account, which billed it as “the next chapter of the Skywalker saga.” It may or may not have an “Episode VIII” crammed in there somewhere, although episode numbers tend to be designations outside the official title outside of the prequel trilogy. Here’s the tweet that launched a million breaking news articles:
— Star Wars (@starwars) January 23, 2017
Star Wars: The Last Jedi, which barring a massive societal calamity will almost certainly have a misleading title, comes to a galaxy near you on December 15th, 2017. In the meantime, you can read the official press release announcing the title right here.