And the Highest Grossing Film of 2017 is Star Wars – The Last Jedi

Star wars is an American space film franchise and it wad declared the highest grossing film of 2017 with gross 517 million dollars as estimated in a report by Disney. This surpassed the previous Disney movie Beauty and the Beast starring Emma Watson which held a record for 504 million dollars.

Last Jedi has the greatest reviewer-audience gulf among live-action Star Wars films on Rotten Tomatoes: a 91 percent certified “fresh” critical score versus a 51 percent audience score with an average rating of 8.1/10 rating.  It was greatly liked my the masses and the fandom alike. The Last Jedi was part of a new trilogy of films announced after Disney’s acquisition of Lucasfilm in October 2012. It was produced by Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy and Ram Bergman, with Force Awakens director J. J. Abrams as an executive producer. Post-production wrapped in September 2017.

It was praised by the critics for its fast pacing action and suspense .The Last Jedi had its world premiere in Los Angeles on December 9, 2017, and was released in the US on December 15, 2017. It has grossed over $1 billion worldwide, making it the 22nd-highest-grossing film of all time, and the second highest-grossing film in the Star Wars franchise, and received largely positive reviews. Critics have praised it for its plot, ensemble cast, action, effects, score and emotional weight; some considered it the best Star Wars film since The Empire Strikes Back.

Episode IX, the final installment of the sequel trilogy, is scheduled for release on December 20, 2019.Principal photography is set to begin in June 2018.  Lucasfilm has announced that J. J. Abrams would return to direct Episode IX and co-write it with Chris Terrio. Abrams and Terrio stated that Episode IX will bring together all three trilogies, with elements from each. The star wars is a very popular cult franchise with fans eagerly awaiting for the next part.

 

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