- "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" will be the longest film in "Star Wars" history, director Rian Johnson announced.
- "The Last Jedi" will clock in at 150 minutes, including credits.
- It opens December 15.
The upcoming movie "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" will be the longest film in the history of the "Star Wars" franchise, the film's director Rian Johnson said on Friday.
In a press conference, Johnson announced that movie's runtime will be two hours and thirty minutes (including credits), according to The Playlist.
At 150 minutes, that runtime surpasses the previous longest film in the franchise, George Lucas' 2002 prequel "Star Wars: Episode II -- Attack of the Clones," which clocked in at 142 minutes.
The last two films in the franchise, "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" and "Rogue One," were 135 and 133 minutes long, respectively.
"Star Wars: The Last Jedi" opens on December 15.
Watch the trailer below: