How 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' will be brought into virtual reality

Since he sold Lucasfilm and moved away from Star Wars, it's become clear that the writer/director would no longer have any sort of role in what happens to A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi, but if you were expecting the new regime to make their own alterations, you'd best think again. For the meantime, though, they're still very busy with the three films that are already on the cusp of being released over the next few years.

She said: "We have been immersed in the Han Solo film for four or five weeks and are about to read the screenplay for Episode IX, so we have a lot of work on at the moment". Through the agreement, Nokia is providing its OZO VR camera and software solutions to give Disney marketers and filmmakers the tools they need to create the most immersive, transformative VR content.

Featuring Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Adam Driver, Domhnall Gleeson, Gwendoline Christie, Peter Mayhew, Andy Serkis, Anthony Daniels, Lupita Nyong'o Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Benicio Del Toro, Kelly Marie Tran, and Laura Dern, Star Wars: The Last Jedi is scheduled to debut in cinemas on December 15, 2017.

The concept art included in the email displays scenes reminiscent of locations and sets familiar with Star Wars fans and mentions live performances, lightsaber training and personalized secret missions that would be available as part of two-night, all-inclusive package that will cost roughly $900 to $1,000 per guest.

Kennedy also said that Star Wars fans are "as much masters of this franchise as we are", alluding to the notion that the producers do indeed pay attention to online fan theories.

Some days you find yourself following a fan site link to a Spanish website and end up reading an interview with Lucasfilm president with Kathleen Kennedy.

Rey continues her epic journey with Finn, Poe and Luke Skywalker in the next chapter of the saga.

I certainly foresee movies past nine. If the story warrants it, we'll absolutely do it.

While the cast were more than happy to play up the potential of the situation, and correct us if we're wrong, but this is the first time that anyone with any real influence has talked about it. We just don't know yet.

  • Carolyn Briggs