Disney showed fans attending the Star Wars Celebration convention in Chicago the first footage from the movie, which will be released in theatres in December and will conclude the story that began in 1977. After Fisher died in late 2016, it was unclear to what extent she would appear in the final film.
The final installment in the Skywalker saga has a title: Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.
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The story follows events detailed in Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017), and sees numerous characters from that film returning, including Kylo Ren (Adam Driver), Finn (John Boyega), Poe (Oscar Isaac), and Leia (Carrie Fisher).
"Every generation has a legend", the tagline reads before cutting to a shot of Rey epically jumping over a starfighter with her lightsaber. So it's a flawless time for Rey, Finn, BB-8, and the whole crew to pop in with the first footage of Episode IX, lest anyone forget their affinity for a galaxy far, far away. Cue some bone-chilling laughter from Emperor Palpatine.
Years ago, as Leia said in A New Hope, General Kenobi served her father in the Clone Wars. Like the rest of the panellists, he was clearly excited about their upcoming release, Asmussen adding he was "super confident we are onto something".
"The aircraft will be exploring the "domestic galaxy" and will not be assigned a specific route, meaning customers across the USA may have the opportunity to travel on this unique plane", an United spokesperson told SFGate on Friday. His statement was greeted with loud applause and shouts of joy, so at the moment we can say that the developers of Fallen Order are going in the right direction.
The title of the film, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, puts the theory that Rey is actually a Skywalker into question again. "As the film goes on, I think you start to see him really grapple with not only the lack of leadership - I mean, Leia is gone - but also, how do you be a leader when there doesn't seem to be anybody to lead?" "The saga comes to an end".