Star Wars: Episode IX – Filming Has Begun This Month

Star Wars: Episode IX is filming this month (August) at London’s Pinewood Studios. J.J. Abrams returned to direct the final installment of the Skywalker saga. Abrams co-wrote the screenplay with Chris Terrio. Daisy Ridley is returning and reprises her role as Rey for the film.

Other cast members will include  Adam Driver, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Domhnall Gleeson, Kelly Marie Tran, Joonas Suotamo, and Billie Lourd. Joining the cast of Episode IX are Naomi Ackie and Richard E. Grant, who will be joined by veteran Star Wars actors Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, and Billy Dee Williams, who will reprise his role as Lando Calrissian.

The role of Leia Organa will once again be played by Carrie Fisher, using previously unreleased footage shot for Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

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