The official trailer for "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" will debut on Monday Night Football tonight.  The movie is the eighth installment of the Star Wars franchise and is the second of three installments in the sequel trilogy, following "Star Wars: The Force Awakens".  The Last Jedi is the final film role for series star Carrie Fisher (Leia Organa), who passed away in December 2016.

Lucasfilm announced on Sunday that it would show the trailer during halftime of the contest between the Bears and the Vikings.  The film is set for release on December 15, 2017.  Tickets for the film will go on sale immediately after the trailer is aired.

"Star Wars: The Last Jedi" is written and directed by Rian Johnson and is the second of three installments in the sequel trilogy, following "Star Wars: The Force Awakens". It will be followed up by a sequel currently titled Star Wars: Episode IX, to be directed by J.J. Abrams. The Last Jedi is the final film role for series star Carrie Fisher (Leia Organa), who passed away in December 2016.

Check out the tease trailer for the film that was released in April.