Disney and Lucasfilm also revealed that Westworld's Thandie Newton will appear in the Star Wars spin-off.
C-3PO, R2-D2, BB-8 and K-2SO are all male – it is time to buck the trend.
EA CEO confirms new game won't just be based on The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi.
The pair, who played Pricess Leia and Han Solo, were lovers on and off-screen.
'At the end of the day, it boils down to the same things as the smaller films we've made,' the filmmaker stated.
Disney and Lucasfilm reveal the official subtitle of Episode VIII.
Next Star Wars film to be released on 15 December 2017.
Altanta star opens up about his approach to bringing Billy Dee Williams' former character to life again.
Channing Dungey from ABC drops some teasing details.
The Luke Skywalker actor hinted he may repeat the exercise in the future.
The actress and author never shied away from her mental health battle.
The alleged shooter was named by US senator Bill Nelson.
Stephen Fry, Gwyneth Paltrow and Fisher's Star Wars co-star Mark Hamill were also in attendance.
Reports emerged linking The Hunger Games actor Harrelson to the role of Solo's mentor.
Detailing the late Star Wars actor's relationship with her Hollywood legend mother, the film airs on 7 January.
Other top illegal downloads included Finding Dory and Suicide Squad.
Fisher's Star Wars' co-star Mark Hamill also penned a touching tribute to the late actress.
Star Wars bosses took out a hefty policy in event Fisher could not complete the trilogy.
The firm is yet to clarify details of the hack, which may have seen users' personal and sensitive information stolen.
Carrie's brother Todd says it would be 'appropriate' for mother and daughter, who died days apart.
The mother and daughter opened up on devastating fall out in a joint interview.
The 75-year-old musician was married to Fisher from 1983 until 1984.
The light-hearted comment came from her autobiography.
Carrie Fisher was known for her candor and spoke of her battle with drugs and mental illness and her love affairs.
Star Wars co-stars and fans alike have been expressing their sadness at the passing of Carrie Fisher.
The actress suffered a heart attack when flying from London to Los Angeles on Friday, 23 December.
Star Wars star Carrie Fisher in 'stable condition' following heart attack says mother Debbie Reynolds
The actress has been promoting her eighth book, The Princess Diarist, after wrapping filming new Star Wars film.
Ford, 74 said he was 'shocked and saddened to hear the news about my dear friend'.
Star Wars fans send outpouring of love following the news of the actress's illness.
The actress and scriptwriter has reportedly been stabilised in hospital in LA.