Star Wars: Episode IX’s title is ‘The Rise of Skywalker’
After almost two years of pausing, the eagerly awaited finale to the Skywalker Saga finally has a name: “The Rise of Skywalker.”
At Star Wars Celebration in Chicago on Friday, Disney unveiled the main trailer for what has as of recently been called “Star Wars: Episode IX.”
The movie won’t occur straightforwardly after the events of “The Last Jedi,” director J.J. Abrams said Friday during the “Star Wars: Episode IX” panel at the Chicago event.
The trailer highlights voice over from Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker, telling Rey, “We’ve passed on all we know. A thousand generations live in you now. But this is your fight.”
She is conveying his hand-me-down lightsaber, presently patched after the occasions of “The Last Jedi,” and staring down the barrel of Kylo Ren’s TIE fighter in a desert.
Through a few cuts we see characters from the past two movies in the most up to date “Star Wars” set of three just as returning top picks, for example, Billy Dee Williams as Lando Calrissian.
The trailer wraps with ominous theme music and clucking chuckling. It is likely the voice of Emperor Sheev Palpatine. When the trailer was appeared at the board, Ian McDiarmid, the actor behind the notorious lowlife, showed up from behind the stage advising the tech group to roll the clasp once more.
“The Rise of Skywalker” is the final installment in the nine-film “Star Wars” adventure revolved around the Skywalkers. Very little is thought about the plot of the film, just that some time has gone between the second and third installments in the most recent trilogy.
Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Kelly Marie Tran, and Oscar Isaac have come back to repeat their jobs as Rey, Finn, Rose and Poe, individuals from the resistance. Adam Driver and Domhnall Gleeson likewise return as Kylo Ren aka Ben Solo and General Armitage Hux, leaders of the First Order.
Joonas Suotamo, who assumed control over the role of Chewbacca from Peter Mayhew for the last four “Star Wars” films, will also be featured in the film. Naomi Ackie will assume the job of newcomer Jannah. Amid the panel, Ackie dodged questions about whether this character was related to Lando Calrissian.
“Lando is a very charming man, so he could have children all over the universe,” Ackie said.
The late Carrie Fisher likewise showed up in the trailer. Unused film from “The Force Awakens” has been repurposed to give her character Leia Organa more scenes inside the film. Abrams said that CGI was never an option for extending her presence in the film.