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Lucasfilm Presents: “Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker” D23 Special Look

Back in April, we got the first teaser clip for the upcoming “Star Wars: Rise Of Skywalker” which will end the saga that began way back in 1977. I shared and discussed the teaser HERE for those who missed it. This past weekend was the D23 Fan Expo and a LOT was revealed such as this “Special Look” into the upcoming space sage. Let’s take a look.

The Premise: The remnants of the Resistance face the First Order once again—while reckoning with the past and their own inner turmoil. Meanwhile, the ancient conflict between the Jedi and the Sith reaches its climax, altogether bringing the Skywalker saga to a definitive end.

The Cast:
Daisy Ridley as Rey
Adam Driver as Kylo Ren
John Boyega as Finn
Oscar Isaac as Poe Dameron
Lupita Nyong’o as Maz Kanata
Domhnall Gleeson as General Hux
Kelly Marie Tran as Rose Tico
Joonas Suotamo as Chewbacca
Billie Lourd as Lieutenant Connix
Naomi Ackie as Jannah
Richard E. Grant as Allegiant General Pryde
Keri Russell as Zorii Bliss
Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker
Anthony Daniels as C-3PO
Billy Dee Williams as Lando Calrissian
Carrie Fisher as Leia Organa
Ian McDiarmid as Palpatine/Darth Sidious
Dominic Monaghan appears in an undisclosed role
Brian Herring returns as the puppeteer of BB-8
Jimmy Vee and Greg Grunberg as R2-D2 and Temmin “Snap” Wexley

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PiercingMetal Thoughts: Though I really liked this special look because of its walk through Star Wars history until we see some quick new footage, I don’t think we got all that much. I did like what I saw though and feel that this film will be miles better than “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” which as you know was very maligned and a divisive film among the fandom. I venture to guess that a longer trailer is still coming and with this being the final chapter of a saga we’ve watched for many years, I am hoping that I get to do a character poster narrative with all the wide and varied players we will find involved. This was both exciting and sad since we of course have the late great Carrie Fisher in this one and she is missed by all fans of the franchise. That’s all I have so what do you think? Chime in down below and stay tuned for more about this film as it comes to light.

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