Rey, Finn and Luke Skywalker are among those back on the set as filming is underway for "Star Wars: Episode 8."  According to StarWars.com, principal photography began today at London's Pinewood Studios.  The film is being directed by Rian Johnson and continues the storylines that were introduced in "Star Wars: The Force Awakens." 

Among the castmembers returning are Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley and John Boyega.  New cast members coming aboard for Episode 8 are Benicio Del Toro and Laura Dern.  The scheduled release date is December 15th, 2017.