According to Steve Weintraub from Collider, Star Wars fans may be getting their first look at J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: Episode IX before 2018 ends.

His logic is far from incorrect, and Lucasfilm did release the first teaser for The Force Awakens in December of 2014, which was about a year out from the film’s release. But then The Last Jedi came and they didn’t release the first teaser until April of the year it was supposed to hit theaters, so who knows what trailer release schedule they’ll be following for the final Skywalker Star Wars movie.

I don’t even think the film is done with principal photography yet, but that doesn’t mean a trailer can’t be cut from what has been shot. Trust me, I hope Steven is right, but I just don’t think we will be getting a trailer for Star Wars: Episode IX until early in 2019. I think he’s spot on with his Frozen 2 prediction, because it sounds like a perfect lead for Mary Poppins, which comes out on December 19.

You can bet your lightsabers though that we will be on the first Episode IX trailer like flies on Bantha poodu, so stay tuned to our social feeds, or just use the Force and visit us daily.

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Matt is literally from a galaxy that is far, far away. Star Wars has consumed his life, and made him the geek that he is. He's no fan of the Prequels, but still loves the Maker. When he's not recording his unstable takes for the Star Wars Time podcast, he's either working on, taking pictures of Star Wars toys, or trying to legitimately wield the Force.