Disney and Lucasfilm (via director J.J. Abrams' twitter feed) has revealed the first official set photo from Star Wars: Episode IX announcing the start of production on the final chapter of the Skywalker saga.
Star Wars: Episode IX is set is set to hit theaters on December 20th, 2019.
Here's the cast listing via the official press release from Lucasfilm released just last week.
Returning cast members include Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Domhnall Gleeson, Kelly Marie Tran, Joonas Suotamo, and Billie Lourd. Joining the cast of Episode IX are Naomi Ackie (Doctor Who), Richard E. Grant (Gosford Park, Hudson Hawk) veteran Star Wars actors Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, and Billy Dee Williams, who will reprise his role as Lando Calrissian. The role of Leia Organa will once again be played by Carrie Fisher, using previously unreleased footage shot for Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Keri Russell, while not officially announced in the cast is said to be in the film and play a pivotal role.
Check out the first official set photo below. Are you already as excited as we are for Star Wars: Episode IX? Please, let us know your awesome Star Wars thoughts in the comments section below. As always, thanks for stopping by ECMOVIEGUYS.