The new footage from Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker that had everyone buzzing after it was revealed at the recent D23 Expo at the Anaheim Convention Center has finally been released by Lucasfilm and it allows those of us who were unfortunate enough to miss the experience first hand join in the shock and awe at seeing Daisy Ridley wield a double-edged lightsaber as… Dark Rey! Oh, yeah, there are other snippets of new footage from the final chapter in The Skywalker Saga, but… Dark Rey!!
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker was written (with Chris Terrio) and directed by J.J. Abrams. Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Domhnall Gleeson, Lupita Nyong’o, Kelly Marie Tran, Billie Lourd and Joonas Suotamo reprise their roles from The Last Jedi, joining series veterans Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels and Carrie Fisher. Joining the cast are Keri Russell, Naomi Ackie and Richard E. Grant.
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker opens on December 20th.
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