The release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi is still months away, but fans have plenty of Star Wars ahead of them before the film’s release in December. Some of those Star Wars stories will tie into the film, offering audiences a sneak peek at a few of the planets and significant locales from the latest trilogy’s second entry.
Those sneak peeks can be found in an upcoming novel and comic series set to expand on locations already glimpsed in trailers for the movie. The two locales are a casino called Canto Blight and a red world named Crait. Information about Canto Blight can be found in the Star Wars: Canto Blight novel written by the likes of John Jackson Miller and Mira Grant that releases on Dec. 5.
Canto Blight will focus on four interconnected stories that center around customers in the seedy casino. Characters set to appear in Star Wars: Canto Blight include masseuses and a liquor trader whose world is turned upside-down when a deal falls through. Canto Blight is rumored to be featured heavily in The Last Jedi, so it might be a good idea to bone up on this den of iniquity while it’s still a mystery.
Information about Crait leaked out of early December comic book solicitations from Marvel. The world’s backstory is set to be revealed in a comic series that stars Luke Skywalker and Leia Organa.
(via Hollywood Reporter)