Today filming officially begins for Star Wars: Episode IX, and director JJ Abrams has just sent out his first tweet recognizing George Lucas and Rian Johnson, and remembering the legacy of Carrie Fisher.
Check it out below:
Bittersweet starting this next chapter without Carrie, but thanks to an extraordinary cast and crew, we are ready to go. Grateful for @rianjohnson and special thanks to George Lucas for creating this incredible world and beginning a story of which we are lucky to be a part. #IX pic.twitter.com/FOfnGwVut5
— JJ Abrams (@jjabrams) August 1, 2018
Casting was announced last week and you can read that announcement here.
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