Lucasfilm Unveils Star Wars The Rise of Skywalker Trailer
At last, the news we have all been waiting for has finally arrived.
Let it be known that Star Wars: Episode IX is officially titled: The Rise of Skywalker
Director J.J Abrams and Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy took to the stage at Star Wars Celebration to host the highly-anticipated Episode IX panel and revealed the glorious title for the finale of the Skywalker saga set to hit our screens this December. The movie will bring the nine-chapter saga to a bittersweet close and bookend the adventures of Luke Skywalker, Leia Organa, Chewbacca, Lando Calrissian, R2-D2 and C-3PO.
And finally, after what has seemed like an eternity, Kennedy and Abrams introduced the LONG-AWAITED teaser trailer which gives us just a taste of what we can expect to see from Rey, Kylo Ren, Finn and the iconic legacy characters we have come to know and love for more than four decades.
This trailer is simply breath-taking. J.J Abrams and Lucasfilm have clearly set their stall out to bring the house down with Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker and this trailer only enhances our excitement levels tenfold. With Episode IX bringing the Skywalker legacy to a close, the fans have been yearning for it to be the mother of all movies and if this footage is anything to go by, we are ALL in for something truly special this Christmas.
Oh, and dare we forget…Emperor Palpatine!
Let the endless dissection and discussion begin.
Star Wars: Episode IX will bring the Skywalker legacy to a bittersweet close on December 20th.
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