Thanks to the Daily Mail and Independent.ie, we have a couple of new set photos from Rian Johnson’s ‘Star Wars: Episode VIII,’ that shows the Millennium Falcon and stone beehive huts on the planet Ahch-To, where Luke Skywalker has been hiding out.
Here are two behind-the-scenes photos that director Rian Johnson shared on his blog on April 28th.
“Good. Bad. I’m the guy with the microfiber sham.”
I can’t believe we’re halfway through the shoot. (We’re halfway through the shoot!)”
Produced by Kathleen Kennedy and Ram Bergman and executive produced by J.J. Abrams, Jason McGatlin, and Tom Karnowski. Joining the production crew will be some of the industry’s top talent, including Steve Yedlin (Director of Photography), Bob Ducsay (Editor), Rick Heinrichs (Production Designer), Peter Swords King (Hair and Make-Up Designer), and Mary Vernieu (US Casting Director). They will be joining returning crew members Pippa Anderson (Co-Producer, VP Post Production), Neal Scanlan (Creature & Droid FX Creative Supervisor), Michael Kaplan (Costume Designer), Jamie Wilkinson (Prop Master), Chris Corbould (SFX Supervisor), Rob Inch (Stunt Coordinator), Ben Morris (VFX Supervisor), and Nina Gold (UK Casting Director).
Written and directed by Rian Johnson and continues the storylines introduced in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, welcomes back cast members Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Gwendoline Christie, and Andy Serkis.
New cast members will include Academy Award winner Benicio Del Toro, Academy Award nominee Laura Dern, and talented newcomer Kelly Marie Tran.
‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’ is scheduled for release December 15, 2017.