Johnson on his new Star Wars trilogy

Johnson on his new Star Wars trilogy

Facebook/Star WarsThe theatrical poster for "Star Wars: The Last Jedi", as shown on the official Star Wars Facebook account.

"The Last Jedi" about to hit theaters next week, it means it's time for Star Wars Battlefront II to come hard with the tie-in content.

When news broke that Star Wars: The Last Jedi director was set to map out a whole new trilogy of films away from the Skywalker saga, it didn't take long for a videogame classic to be cited. The first of his new trilogy is expected in 2021...

Asked about what happens after "Episode IX", Johnson said that the new trilogy he is developing would have a totally new story, and "Episode IX" would close J.J. Abrams' current trilogy.

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Speaking to Mashable, Johnson refuted claims that "Knights" was the subject of his new "Star Wars" series. The Last Jedi season kicks off this week, as players will be able to choose to side with either the Resistance or the First Order for weekly faction challenges.

Anticipation for the follow up to 2015's "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" - the top grossing movie of all-time in North America - is higher than Tatooine's twin suns. "Episode IX" is slated for release on December 20, 2019.

If you're still not that excited about "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" then just one watch of its trailer below should do the trick, and get your heart pumping ahead of December 15.