Director J.J. Abrams has fired up Twitter and sent out his first tweet from today’s official start of filming of Episode IX. The tweet was sent out from his own personal Twitter account. In the tweet, Abrams thanks his crew for a successful first day of shooting and acknowledges the late Carrie Fisher along with fellow director Rian Johnson and The Maker himself George Lucas. Click the image below for a larger view.
Here’s to many more Episode IX tweets from Abrams as filming rolls on!
Bittersweet starting this next chapter without Carrie, but thanks to an extraordinary cast and crew, we are ready to go. Grateful for @rianjohnson and special thanks to George Lucas for creating this incredible world and beginning a story of which we are lucky to be a part. #IX pic.twitter.com/FOfnGwVut5
— JJ Abrams (@jjabrams) August 1, 2018