First Star Wars Episode VIII Footage Drops, Shows Rey Handing Luke Skywalker His Lightsaber

Today marks an incredible day for Star Wars fans. Force Awakens isn’t even out of some theaters yet and production for its sequel, Star Wars Episode VIII, has already begun.

You’re right, Star Wars: Episode VIII is now officially in production and Disney has released a 30 second long video to announce filming of the project.

Image Credit - Star Wars Youtube Channel
Image Credit – Star Wars Youtube Channel

What’s more it actually features what might be the opening scene of the movie. The scene features a close-up shot of Luke Skywalker before Rey is seen handing out what looks like his lightsaber to him.

The video has got our excitement levels up in the skies! Don’t take our word for it though, have a look below –

YouTube video