The Rise of Skywalker Star Tours

Disney occasionally updates its Star Tours attraction with new locations from upcoming Star Wars films, and a fresh rumor claims that another new update is on the way, this time incorporating a sequence inspired by J.J. AbramsStar Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.
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Poe Dameron Backstory in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker will be the final chapter of the Skywalker saga that began all the way back in 1977 with Star Wars: A New Hope. But there are plenty of characters who don’t share the last name (or bloodline) of the family that sends the galaxy into chaos every few decades. And one of them will have new details revealed about their past.

Oscar Isaac plays Resistance pilot Poe Dameron, a hero who has a little bit if Han Solo in him, but perhaps a little more reckless, as evidenced by his bold actions in Star Wars: The Last Jedi. It turns out that there might be a reason for that, because Isaac says  when The Rise of Skywalker comes out this winter, fans may be surprised to learn that Dameron isn’t the clean-cut hero that he seems to be. Read More »

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Ending

Now that we’ve gotten another glimpse of how the Skywalker saga will come to an end with Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, fans are speculating wildly about how the story will unfold, especially with that shot of Rey wearing a Sith robe and wielding a modified, double-bladed red lightsaber. Beyond that, much of the speculation has been regarding how J.J. Abrams will deal with the story developments from Star Wars: The Last Jedi. And for everyone who thought that Abrams had to fix or undo what Rian Johnson did with his Star Wars sequel in order to make the Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker ending work, think again. Read More »

Star Wars The Rise of Skywalker round up

We’re just under four months away from the release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, which brings the Skywalker saga to an epic conclusion. In a new interview, co-writer and director J.J. Abrams briefly teased the film’s final sequence, and elsewhere, he and Daisy Ridley and Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy all tried to describe Rey and Kylo Ren’s relationship in this film in just one word. Watch their answers below, and find out some more details about a different relationship that plays out in the upcoming sequel. Read More »

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Disney’s 2019 D23 Expo has proven to be a goldmine of information for Star Wars fans. Not only did we get treated to a teaser jam-packed with new footage from Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, director J.J. Abrams and his cast were all there to tease new plot details from the upcoming film. Star Daisy Ridley was especially chatty, revealing a few Star Wars The Rise of Skywalker plot details about the return of a big villain, and the possible introduction of a new one.

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Star Wars The Rise of Skywalker

This morning, the Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker footage that played exclusively for The D23 Expo crowd on Saturday was released online. Taking a cue from the marketing campaign for Avengers: Endgame, half of the new sneak peek is a montage of footage from the previous films in the series before we get to see just under a minute of new footage from the final movie in the Skywalker saga. But damn, that new footage packs a punch, and we’re about to take a deep dive into it.

Find out what details there are to glean in our Star Wars The Rise of Skywalker trailer breakdown below. Read More »

star wars the rise of skywalker d23 teaser

It’s the end of an era. Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker doesn’t just wrap up the trilogy of new Star Wars films that brought the sci-fi franchise to a new generation, but it closes out the 42-year Skywalker Saga that began all the way back in 1977. The Star Wars The Rise of Skywalker D23 teaser takes note of that legacy, beginning with a sizzle reel of the most iconic moments of the series, before leading into what we’ve all been waiting for: new footage from the highly anticipated Episode 9.

And boy, is that new footage a doozy. Watch the Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker D23 teaser below.

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Rise of Skywalker D23 poster

This morning’s D23 Expo presentation featured lots of new footage from Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, but while it doesn’t seem as if that footage is going to make its way online any time soon, here’s one new look at the movie that is online: a brand new poster, featuring a lightsaber battle between Rey and Kylo Ren. Check it out in full below. Read More »

Jet Trooper D23

In the Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker trailer, there’s a brief flash of a skiff chase that revealed what appeared to be Stormtroopers flying through the air in pursuit of Poe, Finn, and C-3PO. Now we know a bit more about them: they’re called First Order Jet Troopers, Stormtroopers who have been outfitted with jet packs. Take a closer look at some new photos of the Jet Trooper costume from the D23 Expo show floor.
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Star Wars The Rise of Skywalker Score Length

John Williams is probably the most well-known composer and conductor of motion picture scores. With credits under his belt like Star Wars, Jurassic Park, Indiana Jones, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, Harry Potter, and plenty more, he’s crafted some of the most famous movie themes of all time. But John Williams also has a brother with some musical talent as well, and he just so happens to have the inside track on some details about the Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker score that might hint at the film’s overall length. Read More »