Star Wars Episode 8 Actress Talks "Cool" New Luke Skywalker [SPOILERS]

"It's such a good story."

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Star Wars Episode 8 has been filming for over two weeks, with much of the cast of The Force Awakens reunited for director Rian Johnson's sequel. Not unexpectedly, Luke Skywalker will play a bigger role in this next part of the saga, and now star Daisy Ridley has spoken about working with actor Mark Hamill.

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In an interview with MTV, Ridley revealed that the onset footage featured in the recent production announcement video will indeed form the opening of Episode 8. "Me and Mark have been rehearsing a lot, and it's really amazing", she said. “When we went back to Skellig to do the opening of VIII, it was so crazy doing the same scene with a different crew of people.

"He's amazing to rehearse with, and I'm very excited to be doing the rest of the stuff. It's such a good story. Seriously. Luke is so cool in this one. Really".

The movie is currently shooting in London, and will then move to Croatia for location work. According to Making Star Wars, the Croatian shoot will make use of drones and 600 guards to ensure that the production is kept hidden from the public.

Star Wars Episode 8 arrives in cinemas on December 15, 2017. It also stars Adam Driver, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong'o, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Gwendoline Christie, Andy Serkis, Benicio Del Toro, and Laura Dern.

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Why the hell do we have to wait until 2099 to see the next movie, why they can't do the same as Peter Jockson did with Lord of the Rings.... ? The Wait is KILLING MEEEE !

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i'll have to check it out.

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There's going to be a whole 80s style montage of Rey training with Luke, and then the screen will split and will show Kylo training with Snoke in a similar fashion.

That or it'll be Rey showing Luke a new think or two. Since she already knows all about the force all by herself for some unexplained, and totally lore-friendly reason.

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@balrogbane: Lore ... haha .. they add made up stuff to made up stuff !! Who cares was a fun movie and not everyone reads/knows the history lore etc .. also who says they cant add new things? or interpret them differently ?

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I hope that he will do more than just stand for 50 seconds on the edge of a cliff. some dialogue would be nice too.

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Cameo appearance by Breaking Benjamin breaking shit, please.

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