Episode IX Timeline – Last Updated Oct 18

After a long wait, filming for the still unnamed Episode IX is finally here. While filming gets underway, more news is going to leak with each passing day. We understand that not everyone has time to read through every article, or go back and search for old information when they need it. That’s why the entire staff of Scavenger’s Holocron is working on putting together a neat timeline of events. When a piece of news drops, we’ll update it here first so you can quickly see what everyone’s tweeting about. After we finish writing up the applicable article, if there is one, we’ll link it back here too so you can read it at your convenience. You’ll never have to feel out of the loop again.

Sound good? Great! Then let’s get started! Most recent news has been placed at the top:

October 18 – Mark Hamill announces that he will be appearing in Episode IX on Twitter

October 17 – Oscar Isaac says there is more improvisation in Episode IX than the previous two films

August 28 – Matt Smith appearing in “key role” in Episode IX

August 24 – Dominic Monaghan appearing in Episode IX, character currently unknown

August 20 – Filming is expected to wrap up around February 2019

August 12 – False report that cinematographer Dan Mindel teased part of the set for Episode IX, actually set of John Carter

August 8 – Mark Hamill teases possibly returning to filming on Instagram

August 8 – BB-8 starts filming today, as per Brian Herring

August 5 – JJ reveals they will use TLJ footage of Carrie Fisher in Episode IX as well

August 1 – Filming begins, JJ posts first photo from Episode IX

July 30 – John Boyega reveals new Episode IX haircut for Finn

July 27 – Lucasfilm publishes Episode IX cast list

June 1 – Episode IX working title “Black Diamond” changed to “trIXie”

September 12 – Lucasfilm announces that JJ Abrams will write and direct Episode IX

 

 

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