A box set collecting the soundtracks to each Star Wars film will be released early next year.
Star Wars: The Ultimate Vinyl Collection will be issued by Sony Classical on January 8, 2016. The collection will feature the music from all six Star Wars movies. The box set will recreate the artwork from the original soundtrack releases.
As Fact reports, the collection will also be released on CD format, coming with interviews with composer John Williams and actor Harrison Ford, as well as a DVD showing how the music is used in the film.
Star Wars: Episode VIII, the sequel to JJ Abrams’ upcoming Star Wars: The Force Awakens, has started shooting in Ireland.
Episode VIII, whose official title has yet to be announced, is set for release on May 26, 2017. Benicio del Toro has been cast as a villain and Oscar Isaac has confirmed he will reprise his role from The Force Awakens. Meanwhile, Orphan Black‘s Tatiana Maslany, Bates Motel‘s Olivia Cooke and Jane The Virgin‘s Gina Rodriquez has all been linked to the sequel’s female lead.
It was recently announced that Star Wars: The Force Awakens will open in UK cinemas on December 17 – a day earlier than originally expected.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens takes place 30 years after the events of 1983’s Return Of The Jedi, though exact plot details are being kept under wraps. The film’s script was penned by Abrams, Toy Story 3 writer Michael Arndt and Star Wars franchise veteran Lawrence Kasdan.