The first minute of the D23 Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker special video is a trip down memory lane. The D23 trailer begins by featuring key moments in the lives of Luke, Han, and Leia before segueing into scenes from the new film which ends the blockbuster nine-film Star Wars saga.
As new scenes from Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker are revealed, the trailer declares, “This Christmas the story of a generation comes to an end.”
The two-minute trailer ends with Daisy Ridley as Rey appearing in a hooded black robe and wielding a red double-sided lightsaber.
Disney and Lucasfilm will release this final chapter in theaters on December 20, 2019.
In addition to Daisy Ridley, the cast of the 2019 Star Wars film includes Carrie Fisher as Leia Organa, Mark Hamill Luke Skywalker, Adam Driver as Kyle Ren, John Boyega as Finn, and Oscar Isaac as Poe Dameron. Anthony Daniels is C-3PO, Naomi Ackie is Jannah, Domhnall Gleeson is General Hux, Richard E. Grant is Allegiant General Pryde, Lupita Nyong’o is Maz Kanata, Keri Russell is Zorri Bliss, Joonas Suotamo is Chewbacca, Kelly Marie Tran is Rose Tico, and Billy Dee Williams reprises his role as Lando Calrissian.
J.J. Abrams directed and co-wrote the script with Chris Terrio. Kathleen Kennedy, Abrams and Michelle Rejwan served as producers, and Callum Greene, Tommy Gormley and Jason McGatlin executive produced.
The Teaser Plot Description:
“Lucasfilm and director J.J. Abrams join forces once again to take viewers on an epic journey to a galaxy far, far away with Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, the riveting conclusion of the seminal Skywalker saga, where new legends will be born and the final battle for freedom is yet to come.”