Star Wars: Episode VIII filming half done

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Star Wars: Episode VIII director Rian Johnson has been taking his Tumblr followers on a black-and-white, behind-the-scenes tour of his as-yet-untitled follow-up to The Force Awakens. His latest sneak peeks, including a shot of him getting his hands dirty on X-Wing cleanup duty, comes as he announces “we’re halfway through the shoot.”

Unfortunately, Rian, we’re not halfway through the wait: Episode VIII won’t hit theaters until December 2017. At least we have the amazing-looking Rogue One: A Star Wars Story to tide us by this upcoming Yuletide season — and Johnson’s previous Tumblr snapshots, including a look at the returning Maz Kanata and Millennium Falcon:


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