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Star Wars: Episode VIII plot details 'leaked' by Reddit user claiming to have read script

Published 21/04/2016 | 13:57

Daisy Ridley and John Boyega in The Force Awakens
Daisy Ridley and John Boyega in The Force Awakens

A Reddit user who claims to have read the entire script for Star Wars: Episode VIII has revealed key plot details.

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**WARNING: SPOILERS**

Their rundown includes what may prove to be a massive spoiler on the scale of Darth Vadar's 'I am your father' revelation - the real identity of Rey (Daisy Ridley).

The highly detailed rundown includes more basic information on the follow up to JJ Abrams The Force Awakens, including the film's working title (Echoes of the Dark Side).

It also reveals the return of Obi-Wan Kenobi (Ewan McGregor), Yoda )Frank Oz) and Anakin Skywalker (Hayden Christensen) as Force ghosts.

Benicio Del Toro, meanwhile, is said to play "an interim dictator named Lord Vikram" who has history with Leia and who struggles to govern the Republic in the wake of the Starkiller Base planetary attacks.

Franchise newcomer Kelly Marie Tran plays Chala, an associate of Leia's who has a romantic interlude with Finn (John Boyega).

The film is currently shooting at locations across Ireland, Northern Ireland, Croatia, and Pinewood Studios in the UK with director Rian Johnson at the helm.

It's due for release in December 2017.

If you want to read the full Reddit thread on the plot link click HERE

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