The film will be the last in the current storyline and the last chapter of the Skywalker family.
It was reported in December that Williams would compose the theme for upcoming spin-off Solo: A Star Wars Story, which hits cinemas in May, with British composer John Powell hired to create the movie's full score.
Williams, who was replaced in Solo: A Star Wars Story by Paul Bettany amid the turmoil that plagued production, has revealed some key details about his version of the character Dryden Vos. But with this global Solo marketing campaign, one can tell Disney is not leaving anything to chance, having to deal with the risks of franchise fatigue and the challenge of bringing the story of one of the most iconic members of the universe into a different dimension. "It's unfortunate the world won't get to see it".
The film is slated for release on 25 May 2018.
Conte: Kante Is Fit And Ready
Willian has had a hand in 16 goals in his last 17 starts for Chelsea in all competitions (11 goals, 5 assists). Nothing but a win would suffice on Saturday if they were to remain in contention for a place in the top four.
Solo: A Star Wars Story opens May 25th. And when he was asked to score The Last Jedi, the first question he had for producer Kathleen Kennedy was whether would Ridley return.
He said: "It's developed in the most fantastic way".
Fear not, Star Wars canon fanatics: The movie will not see Han and Chewbacca making a 3 AM Denny's run in their Esurance-insured Nissan Millennium Falcon while doing a cybersecurity check, noshing on Lucky Charms and slamming warm beer out of a red Solo cup. "Very rich. He'd been around the world, older guy, and it was sort of a love triangle between Emilia Clarke's character, Qi'Ra and the young Han Solo", Williams shared on Sirius XM's Jim and Sam Show.
Community star Glover is already attracting plenty of attention for his retro hip take on Lando Calrissian, played by Billy Dee Williams in the original saga.