Disney and Lucasfilm keep the details of "Star Wars: Episode 8 - The Last Jedi" under wraps. However, there is this one certain planet that fans know exists in the upcoming movie installment. In fact, its name is now revealed.
It has been known that this planet is like a giant casino that has been seen in "Star Wars: Episode 8 - The Last Jedi" on set photos. However, little is known about this place. According to Making Star Wars, the known source of everything about the epic space opera franchise, it is called Canto Bight.
As its main source is from LucasFilm, the claim is believed to be accurate, although it might just be a placeholder name to avoid potential leaks. Movie Web reported that the term might be weird, but it might really exist in the universe of "Star Wars: Episode 8 - The Last Jedi."
Moreover, Screen Rant cited that Justin Theroux's unknown role in "Star Wars: Episode 8 - The Last Jedi would have a scene or two that would be set on Canto Bight. But, it seems like it is not yet included in the last trailer of the much-awaited movie.
As Disney and LucasFilm keep "Star Wars: Episode 8 - The Last Jedi" storyline a secret, it is not yet revealed how the Canto Blight will be part of the story. The only thing known is that Finn will be having a mission for the Resistance that he might be obliged to visit the said planet.
There are also surfacing news that Benecio del Toro's character in "Star Wars: Episode 8 - The Last Jedi" may be connected to the Canto Blight. With all that has been said it seems like the said planet will play an integral role in the upcoming film. The sequel to the "Star Wars" trilogy is set to be released on Dec. 15.