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New Star Wars 8 set images reveal Millennium Falcon

Star Wars: Episode 8 (opens in new tab) is currently filming, and while the secrecy surrounding the production is unsurprisingly high a group of urban explorers managed to track down the location of the Millennium Falcon. Photographic evidence of their escapade has emerged online on Oblivion State (opens in new tab) (via Making Star Wars (opens in new tab)), and you can check them out below...

The images reveal the impressive amount of practical work that goes into creating the Falcon, both on the interior and the exterior. The "fastest hunk of junk in the galaxy" got a great re-introduction in The Force Awakens, and I'm looking forward to seeing how Rian Johnson plans to utilise the iconic vessel in Episode 8.

Directed by Rian Johnson and starring Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Laura Dern, Mark Hamill, Adam Driver, Gwendoline Christie, and Benicio del Toro, Star Wars: Episode 8 opens in cinemas on December 15, 2017.

Images: Disney/Lucasfilm

Amon Warmann
Amon Warmann

Amon is a contributing editor and columnist for Empire magazine, but is also a Film and TV writer for GamesRadar+, Total Film, and others. He has also written for NME, Composer Mag, and more, along with being a film critic for TalkSport. He is also the co-host of the Fade to Black Podcast, and a video mashup creator. Can also do a pretty good Bane impersonation.