Star Wars Episode VIII’s script is finished, says J.J. Abrams

By | 9th November 2015

Wired published a massive interview with Star Wars: The Force Awakens director J.J. Abrams this morning, one that yielded a small tidbit regarding the series’ future post-December 18th: the script for Rian Johnson’s Episode VIII has been completed. “The script for VIII is written. I’m sure rewrites are going to be endless, like they always are,” said Abrams. “Rian has asked for a couple things here and there that he needs for his story… the story he told took what we were doing and went in the direction he felt was best but that is very much in line with what we were thinking as well.” The remainder of the chat focused on the challenges Abrams is facing as Star Wars‘ new visionary-in-chief and the network of collaborators old and new…

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