Director Rian Johnson Had To Wait Until This Morning To Complete The Last Jedi's Opening Crawl

Yesterday, Lucasfilm officially announced the title for Episode VIII: Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Now that it's finally in the wild, the movie's director can finally make one tweak to the current cut of the film he's presumably been wanting to make for quite some time.

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Rian Johnson took to Instagram today to share a teasery shot from The Last Jedi's ongoing editing process, giving us a teeny, tiny glimpse of the movie's opening crawl:

Felt so good to drop this into the cut this morning.

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Turns out — presumably to keep the title as secret as possible during the edit process — Johnson couldn't actually officially "complete" the opening crawl of the film until after the Last Jedi name was released by the company. Now the movie is a teeny, tiny bit closer to being complete!

I must admit though, the title does look very nice in that big, capitalised crawl font. It somehow makes it more official than even the teaser poster we got yesterday.

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