By Khalid Rafi Published: April 15, 2019 0 SHARES Share Tweet Email Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker hits cinemas on December 20, 2019. The ninth and final instalment in the Star Wars series, The Rise of Skywalker has pretty much everyone hyped and excited about how the decades-long saga will finally conclude. JJ Abrams, who also directed The Force Awakens, returns to the director’s chair, with much of the same cast from the previous film returning as well. The surprise release of the first teaser only adds to the intrigue surrounding the film and teases a few ominous warnings along the way. The trailer opens to some cryptic voice-over narration by Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill), “We’ve passed on all we know. A thousand generations live in you now. But this is your fight.” It then quickly shifts focus to the character whose journey has been at the centre of the new Star Wars trilogy – Rey (Daisy Ridley). After watching her dodge a TIE … [Read more...] about Will The Rise of Skywalker offer a fitting conclusion to the Star Wars saga?
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Updated 11:53 am PDT, Friday, April 12, 2019 John Boyega, from left, Oscar Isaac and Kelly Marie Tran participate in the "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" panel on day 1 of the Star Wars Celebration at Wintrust Arena on Friday, April 12, 2019, in Chicago. (Photo by Rob Grabowski/Invision/AP) less John Boyega, from left, Oscar Isaac and Kelly Marie Tran participate in the "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" panel on day 1 of the Star Wars Celebration at Wintrust Arena on Friday, April 12, 2019, in ... more Photo: Rob Grabowski, Associated Press Photo: Rob Grabowski, Associated Press Image 1 of / 23 Caption Close Image 1 of 23 John Boyega, from left, Oscar Isaac and Kelly Marie Tran participate in the "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" panel on day 1 of the Star Wars Celebration … [Read more...] about The Latest: New ‘Star Wars’ called ‘The Rise of Skywalker’
Star Wars Episode IX teaser trailer released Star Wars' Twitter account tweeted out a new teaser trailer for Episode IX on April 12, 2019. It left people wondering: Who is laughing at the end? By × Star Wars' Twitter account tweeted out a new teaser trailer for Episode IX on April 12, 2019. It left people wondering: Who is laughing at the end? By "No one is ever really gone," says the voice of Luke Skywalker in the first teaser trailer for "Star Wars: Episode IX," which audiences finally learned will be called "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" Friday at a fan event in Chicago. The closely guarded film from director J.J. Abrams will put an end to the Skywalker saga that began over 40 years ago, but even as characters and actors have passed on, the footage shown at Star Wars Celebration suggests that as with all "Star Wars" films, death is just a technicality a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away. Mark Hamill's Skywalker may have died at the end of the most … [Read more...] about New ‘Star Wars’ film promises ‘The Rise of Skywalker’
The Episode XI trailer for the latest Star Wars movie was just released. Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker will be the space series’ most diverse casting since the first movie premiered in 1977. People of color including leading man John Boyega, Kelly Marie Tran, Naomi Ackie, and the return of Billy Dee Williams in the iconic role of Lando Calrissian, are front and center in the latest episode. And while there was controversy over the casting of John Boyega, a black British actor as a Stormtrooper in the Star Wars: The Force Awakens movie, there have been iconic black actors and characters throughout the Star Wars universe. Here are seven of the best known. Black Characters Star Wars Characters Mace Windu Played by: Samuel L. Jackson Film: Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, 1999 (Image: Facebook) 2. Lando Calrissian Played by: Billy Dee Williams Films: The Empire Strikes Back; Return of the Jedi (Image: Facebook) 3. Maz Kanata Played by: Lupita Nyong’o … [Read more...] about ‘Rise of Skywalker’ Set to Be Most Diverse Star Wars Casting Ever. Here Is A Roster of Black Star Wars Characters
Disney debuted the first trailer for Episode IX, "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker," at a live panel for the Star Wars Celebration in Chicago on Friday. The trailer brings us glimpses of Kylo Ren, BB-8, the late Carrie Fisher, and even Lando Calrissian. As Fisher, starring as Princess Leia, as she holds onto an emotional Rey, Mark Hamill’s Skywalker voices over with “We’ll always be with you. No one’s ever really gone.” Apparently that's very true because at the end of the trailer we hear the evil cackle of Palpatine himself, back from the dead. The cast will feature returns by Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Domhnall Gleeson, Kelly Marie Tran, Billie Lourd, Joonas Suotamo, and, of course, Billy Dee Williams.Episode IX will mark the end of the Skywalker family saga. It also marks the end of the J.J. Abram directed trilogy released through Disney. Abrams brought us the first installment with … [Read more...] about Disney releases trailer for ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’