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After Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the wait for Star Wars: Episode VIII has begun. All Star Wars fans will have to wait another long year to see their favourite stars on screen.

Rian Johnson-directed Star Wars: Episode VIII plot is not revealed yet. Although according to a fan theory published by a Redditor, Rey was hidden by her parents on Jakku so she would be safe. Her life would be at risk if she was needed her royalty.

Other fans believe that Rey's real father is either Han Solo or Luke Skywalker. Although it is commonly believed amongst fans that Rey has royal blood in her veins. About another fan speculation, Star Wars: Episode 8 is the bearer of Luke Skywalker's lightsaber.

Earlier this year, the film had an alleged script leak that suggested that the former Jedi Master saves the little girl Rey from the Empire army and in order to protect her identity he drops her on the deserted planet.

Star Wars: Episode VIII features Mark Hamil, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Carrie Fisher, Gwendoline Christie, Domhnall Gleeson, Andy Serkis and Lupita Nyong'o in lead roles.

Star Wars: Episode VIII is currently scheduled to arrive in theatres on December 15, 2017. The new release date already has other high-profile films scheduled for December 15 running scared, including James Cameron's Avatar 2 and Steven Spielberg's Ready Player One.

Before that, there is another Star Wars movie is hitting the screen in December this year, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.