In Honor of Star Wars Day, Check Out These Spoileriffic New Episode VIII Photos #MayThe4thBeWithYou

First, a ****Spoiler Warning:  This post contains Spoilers for Star Wars:  The Force Awakens, and possible Spoilers for Star Wars:  Episode VIII. Read at your own joyful peril!***

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At the end of The Force Awakens, Rey travels to Ahch-to, where she finds Luke Skywalker and hands him the lightsaber she was drawn to at Maz’s cantina.

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According to reports, Rian Johnson’s Episode VIII picks up right where TFA left off, and speculation is that Rey will begin training with (HER FATHER) (***NOT A SPOILER***)  Luke, but the real-world Ahch-to location has changed (TFA Ahch-to was shot on the island of Skellig Michael). Filming has been taking place off the coast of Ireland, Kerry County — and specifically atop Ceann Sibéal, where an incredible Jedi temple set has been built.

(photos via Independent)

How cool are those? Guys, I don’t know about you, but just the thought of Luke training Rey has me all aquiver. And speaking of cool, here’s a couple of shots featuring a certain iconic aircraft spotted at London’s Pinewood Studios.

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(photos via Daily Mail)

And finally, Rian Johnson released a couple of set photos, noting that Episode VIII is halfway through filming.

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Who’s that X-Wing pilot? Could it be Noah Segan? Wonder what Johnson has to say about it…
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Finally, no Star Wars post, and especially not a celebratory Star Wars post, is complete without a little dancing. It’s HUMP DAY people. (We’re also) Halfway there…

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Cindy Davis

Cindy Davis

Cindy Davis has been writing about the entertainment industry for ​over seven years, and is the ​Editor-in-Chief at Oohlo, where she muses over television, movies, and pop culture. Previous Senior News Editor at Pajiba, and published at BUST.

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  • ALL hail STAR WARS DAY. I should’ve called out sick to watch the movies…

  • emmalita

    Most posts should end with Ewan MacGregor dancing. He is such a dancing dork.