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Star Wars Episode 9: The Rise of Skywalker trailer is right here – CNET

Star Wars Episode 9: The Rise of Skywalker is coming to theaters in December.

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The circle is full. Star Wars Episode 9‘s title, The Rise of Skywalker, was revealed Friday to kick off Star Wars Celebration Chicago.

The Rise of Skywalker trailer opens with Rey standing within the desert.

“Each era has a legend,” it reads, echoing the 1998 trailer for The Phantom Menace.

Then a touch that Rey could also be in communication with Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill).

“We’ve got handed on all we all know, a thousand generations dwell in you now,” Luke says in a voiceover. “However that is your struggle.”

Rey is then seen speed-wielding her blue lightsaber (seemingly repaired after The Final Jedi) and backflipping onto a ship that appeared so much like Kylo Ren’s TIE Silencer. We do not see his face within the cockpit although.

Additional pictures present Kylo repairing his helmet, a fast have a look at a laughing older Lando Calrissian on the Millennium Falcon with Chewbacca, Finn and Poe within the desert, BB-Eight with reduce new droid Dio, Rey embracing Leia and what appears just like the remnants of a destroyed Demise Star battle station.

“Nobody’s ever actually gone,” Skywalker says, simply earlier than we be taught that may apply to the sunshine and darkish sides of the Pressure.


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Then comes a cackle Star Wars followers know so effectively — Emperor Palpatine (Ian McDiarmid). May the true evil of the galaxy — Darth Sidious himself — be again many years after Darth Vader threw him to his loss of life on the Demise Star in Return of the Jedi?

It was apparently confirmed when McDiarmid stepped onto the Celebration Chicago stage after the trailer ended.

“Roll it once more,” he stated within the signature croak he gave Palpatine.

The title, first teaser trailer and extra particulars had been revealed as director J.J. Abrams, Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy and forged members took the stage to ship scrumptious hints in regards to the film.

Abrams stated he is presently within the enhancing and visible results stage of the movie, however did give a plot tease.

“This film, it is about this new era, and what they’ve inherited, the sunshine and the darkish,” Abrams stated, seeming to reference Rey (Daisy Ridley), Finn (John Boyega), Poe (Oscar Issac) and Kylo Ren (Adam Driver).


A primary look in the beginning of an journey from Star Wars Episode 9.

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Abrams famous that the brand new movie won’t happen instantly after The Final Jedi — a while has handed — however that Carrie Fisher’s Leia Organa will probably be part of the story as beforehand confirmed.

“You do not recast that half and you do not have her disappear,” Abrams stated, noting that the group discovered a technique to work together with her though she’s now not with us. “What if we may write scenes round her,” the director stated, relating to the method of discovering a technique to embody Leia within the movie.


J.J. Abrams famous that regardless of Carrie Fisher now not being with us, he labored together with her so much for Episode 9. 

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Legacy forged member Billy Dee Williams took the stage to notice his Lando character has by no means left him, and that becoming a member of the brand new film was a shock. We additionally acquired a shot of Lando in considered one of his signature flashy outfits.

“I get sick and bored with getting accused of betraying Han Solo … he was up towards Darth Vader, he needed to determine one thing out! By the best way, did anyone die?” Williams quipped on stage.

Naomi Ackie joined the stage with the forged to disclose her new character named Jannah. Whereas little or no is thought, she did tease that she will probably be on a “depraved” journey with the characters. When moderator Stephen Colbert requested if her character is Lando’s daughter as has been rumored, she didn’t verify or deny.

“Lando is a really charming man so he can have kids everywhere in the universe,” Ackie teased.

John Boyega revealed that because of the time soar, Finn is now going to be a full-fledged Resistance fighter, with a brand new haircut besides.


Finn and Poe having a lightweight second in Episode 9.

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However relating to his longtime nemesis Captain Phasma (Gwendoline Christie), Boyega confirmed that he has closure. 

“Phasma, yeah, she useless,” Boyega stated.

May the actor be faking us out?

Oscar Isaac’s Poe is seen being near his bestie Finn in a brand new picture from the movie, with Isaac noting that Poe may be very critical about their friendship.


Daisy Ridley’s Rey in a brand new outfit for Episode 9.

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A brand new outfit for Rey was revealed when Daisy Ridley spoke throughout Star Wars Celebration, with the actress noting that Rey might not have learn the entire Jedi texts she took from Ahch-To.

“As we noticed these books are fairly massive, she might have began,” Ridley teased. She deflected questions on whether or not she has any new Pressure powers, although.

Ridley did reveal although that Luke Skywalker’s lightsaber did survive the occasions of The Final Jedi, so appears like that legendary blade — made by Anakin Skywalker throughout The Clone Wars and handed down by means of generations — is coming again into play after splitting in half in Snoke’s throne room.


Adam Driver’s Kylo Ren in Episode 9.

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And a have a look at Adam Driver’s Kylo Ren was additionally teased, with Ridley revealing that scenes involving Kylo will maintain the character clothed, versus the shirtless telepathic conversations the 2 had in The Final Jedi. Nevertheless the 2 seemingly will maintain some model of their private connection, though Ridley could not say a lot.

“I assume the Kylo and Rey factor … we’ll should see,” she stated. 

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And BB-Eight can have a brand new buddy within the type of the droid Dio, who rolled out onto the Celebration Chicago stage.

In fact, Hamill himself had a cheeky tweet prepared for the title reveal.

“It is not #EpisodeIXFromHisNap and even my suggestion: #EpisodeIXABunchMoreStuffHappens- It’#EpisodeIXTheRiseOfSkywalker!” he wrote. “It is time for the Eight months of hypothesis to start. Is that Skywalker KYLO? LEIA? ANAKIN? LUKE? A beforehand unknown SKYWALKER? Is REY a Skywalker? #CoolTitle”

Star Wars: Episode 9 premieres Dec. 19 within the UK and Dec. 20 within the US and Australia, If you wish to catch up or revisit the saga within the meantime, try our information to watching all the flicks on-line in chronological order.

Celebration Chicago runs till Monday. Here is what you must count on from the remainder of the weekend.

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