The circle will quickly be full —‘s title is coming, and you may comply with together with the large reveal.
The ultimate film within the Skywalker saga is getting its first showcase at a panel throughout Star Wars Celebration Chicago, the place the title, first trailer and poster are prone to be revealed.
Director J.J. Abrams and Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy will finishand provides us some scrumptious hints concerning the film.
There was an awakening. Have you ever felt it? The trailer is right here.
The panel is ready to stream on each StarWars.com and on the Star Wars YouTube channel, which is able to broadcast beginning at 9 a.m. PT, 12 p.m. ET and 5 p.m. UK. We might be updating this submit with particulars from the panel as they reveal. Up to now, a primary picture from the film has glimpsed the stage, exhibiting the beginnings of a brand new journey.
A primary look at the beginning of an journey from Star Wars Episode 9.
Abrams stated that he’s at the moment within the modifying and visible results stage of the movie, however did give a tease as to the plot.
“This film, it is about this new technology, and what they’ve inherited, the sunshine and the darkish,” Abrams stated, seeming to reference Rey (Daisy Ridley), Finn (John Boyega), Poe (Oscar Issac) and Kylo Ren (Adam Driver).
Abrams famous that the brand new movie is not going to happen instantly after The Final Jedi, however that Carrie Fisher’s Leia might be part of the story as beforehand confirmed.
“You do not recast that half and you do not have her disappear,” Abrams stated, noting that they discovered a solution to work together with her although she is now not with us. “What if we may write scenes round her,” the director stated, relating to the method of discovering a solution to embrace Leia within the movie.
J.J. Abrams famous that regardless of now not being with us, he was working with Carrie Fisher quite a bit in Episode 9 in a way.
Legacy forged member Billy Dee Williams took the stage to notice that his Lando character has by no means left him, and that becoming a member of the brand new film was a shock. He additionally introduced with him a have a look at himself in considered one of Lando’s flashy outfits.
Billy Dee Williams notes that he can nonetheless pull off a flashy Lando outfit.
Naomi Ackie joined the stage with the forged to disclose her new character named Jana. Whereas little or no is understood, she did tease that she might be on a “depraved” journey with the characters. When moderator Stephen Colbert requested if her character is Lando’s daughter as has been rumored, she didn’t verify or deny.
“Lando is a really charming man so he can have kids all around the universe,” Ackie teased.
A primary have a look at Naomi Ackie’s Jana.
John Boyega revealed that due to the time bounce, Finn is now going to be a full-fledged Resistance Fighter, with a brand new haircut in addition.
Finn in Star Wars Episode 9.
However relating to his longtime nemesis Captain Phasma (Gwendoline Christie), Boyega confirmed that he has closure. “Phasma yeah she lifeless,” Boyega stated.
Oscar Isaac’s Poe is seen being near his bestie Finn in a brand new picture from the movie, with Isaac noting that Poe may be very critical the friendship between the 2.
Finn and Poe having a lightweight second in Episode 9.
A brand new white outfit for Rey was revealed when Daisy Ridley spoke throughout Star Wars Celebration, with Daisy Ridley noting that whereas her character did take the Jedi texts from Ahch-To, how a lot she has learn is up within the air.
“As we noticed these books are fairly giant, she might have began,” Ridley teased. She deflected questions on whether or not she has any new Power powers, although.
Daisy Ridley’s Rey in a brand new outfit for Episode 9.
Ridley did reveal although that Luke Skywalker’s lightsaber did survive the occasions of The Final Jedi, so seems like that merchandise is coming again into play.
And a have a look at Adam Driver’s Kylo Ren was additionally teased, with Ridley revealing that scenes involving Kylo will preserve the character clothed, versus the shirtless telepathic conversations the 2 had in The Final Jedi.
Adam Driver’s Kylo Ren in Episode 9.
And BB-Eight can have a brand new good friend within the type of the droid Dio, who rolled out onto the Celebration Chicago stage.
premieres Dec. 19 within the UK and Dec. 20 within the US and Australia, If you wish to catch up or revisit the saga within the meantime, to watching all the films on-line in chronological order.
Celebration Chicago runs till Monday — here isfrom the remainder of the weekend.
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