At present, expensive reader, is October 21. Fall is right here; and on this 12 months, the 12 months of the Jedi 2019, there shall be a brand new Star Wars movie. It’s not simply any Star Wars movie. It’s The Rise of Skywalker, the ultimate movie within the new trilogy and the ultimate movie of the Skywalker period. This, pals, portends good issues and unhealthy.
First, the great: This factor seems to be unimaginable—so many lightsaber battles! So many magnificence pictures of the Millennium Falcon (with Rey within the cockpit)! This film will, if nothing else, exit with a bang—and, one can solely hope, a porg. (The unhealthy factor is, in fact, that Rise of Skywalker marks the tip of an period.)
So what can we glean from this new trailer? Properly, for one, this film seems to be prefer it’ll lastly settle which facet of the Pressure each Rey (Daisy Ridley) and Kylo Ren (Adam Driver) will fall on—and if it’ll be the identical facet. Actress Daisy Ridley has already promised the film will handle the poisonous relationship between the 2, and whereas this trailer makes it appear as if they’ll be doing lots of addressing of points with their lightsabers, they’ll presumably be doing lots of processing of household drama too. Additionally, there shall be fairly a little bit of Carrie Fisher’s closing efficiency as Leia Organa, so convey tissues.
Greater than something, although, this trailer exhibits that Rise will convey finality—one thing director J.J. Abrams has thought so much about. “Endings are the factor that scares me probably the most,” he recently told Entertainment Weekly. “That is about bringing this factor to an in depth in a means that’s emotional and significant and in addition satisfying when it comes to really answering [as many] questions as doable. So if years from now, somebody’s watching these motion pictures, all 9 of them, they’re watching a narrative that’s as cohesive as doable.”
So, what are your lingering questions on Star Wars? Is certainly one of them, “When can I get tickets?”? Properly, that one we will reply instantly. They’re on sale now.
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker hits theaters December 20.
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