SALT LAKE CITY — Mark Hamill has a new idea for the “Star Wars: Episode IX” title, but he’ll probably need the rights to use it.
Increasing demand for the “Star Wars: Episode IX” title prompted Hamill to release his own idea in a Twitter post Thursday.
He suggested “Star Wars: Episode IX: Thank U, Next.”
The title is a reference to Ariana Grande’s song of the same name.
Friendship: Hamill and Grande have struck up a Twitter friendship in recent months, according to ComicBook.com. Hamill congratulated Grande on the music video for the song back in November.
Grande responded to Hamill’s praise with her own praise.
A history: Hamill has a history of trolling his fans on Twitter. He once tweeted mysterious phrases for weeks, raising speculation he would reveal the title of "Episode IX." It turned out to be a message for his birthday, as I reported.
Update: We’re unsure when the title for the new film will drop.
- Rumors from fan site Making Star Wars suggest that a trailer has been cut and could be released sooner than expected, according to Inverse. The trailer, though seen by “few people,” may not be the final cut the public sees in the future.