Star Wars: The Last Jedi writer-director Rian Johnson, along with his long-time collaborator, Ram Bergman, has been offered a "blank canvas", and has been appointed to write and direct the first instalment of the new series.
Yes, there's some broad stuff with Rey learning about the Force from Luke, Kylo Ren moving further to the Dark Side, Finn on a secret mission with newcomer Rose, and more Resistance stuff with Poe and Leia, but the plot synopsis has been kept firmly under wraps, and because its Star Wars, they can afford to do it.
Up until now, that strategy has worked like a charm, and so long as Lucasfilm keeps the valve sealed - barring the odd TV spot and action pic - we imagine the Star Wars community will be left guessing right up until December 15th.
Over the weekend, the actor tweeted that there were only 33 days left until the "Episode VIII" premiere date, alongside an image of a Porg (the delightful and divisive new furry creatures making their debut in "Last Jedi") edited into the Edvard Munch painting "The Scream".
Israel arrests Islamic Jihad's leader in West Bank
Referring to the Israeli operation on October 30, he said that Israel "destroyed a terror tunnel in Israeli sovereign territory". On Monday, Israel arrested a leader of Palestinian group Islamic Jihad in the occupied West Bank.
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Each of those are pretty special, factual situations, and we will use the proper standards. You can see the Jordan-Sessions exchange - lightly edited for clarity and length - below.
Bank of England reveals March 2018 cut-off date for paper £10 notes
The old paper £10 note will no longer be legal tender from 1 March 2018, the Bank of England has announced. The new plastic notes are considered tear-proof, waterproof and expected to last around five years.
Disney announced some exciting new additions to the highly anticipated special event today.
Guests of all ages are encouraged to dress up in "Star Wars"-themed costumes, but guidelines for what is allowed to be worn can be located here". Tickets can be purchased here or by calling 407-W-DISNEY (407 934-7639).