Star Wars is about to have an insanely quick turn around between Episodes VII and VIII. Disney and Lucasfilm announced Star Wars: Episode VIII will hit theaters May 26, 2017, less than 18 months after the new trilogy begins.
Also announced is the title for the upcoming standalone film: Rogue One. The film directed by Gareth Edwards and starring Felicity Jones is due in theaters Dec. 16, 2016.
The news was revealed by Disney CEO Bob Iger at an annual shareholders meeting that's still underway. We'll update if any more details are released.