The first images for Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker were shared with attendees at the D23 Expo in Anaheim, CA on Saturday.
And on Monday the rest of the world got a look at the scenes that revealed a lot.
Rey, played by Daisy Ridley, waves a red double light saber as she battles her arch enemy Kylo Ren, played by Adam Driver. And at the end of the clip, Darth Vader's heavy breathing can be heard, confirming that he is indeed playing a role in this latest Skywalker film, which will be released in December.
Dramatic scenes: the first images for Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker were shared with attendees at the D23 Expo in Anaheim, CA on Saturday. And on Monday the rest of the world got a look at the scenes that revealed a lot
Here to fight: Rey, played by Daisy Ridely, looks like she's ready to end the fight
The clip starts with old images from the franchise.
Luke, Leia and Han can also be seen in Star Wars: A New Hope in 1977.
And there is additional footage from the other two films, The Empire Strikes Back and The Return Of The Jedi while dramatic music is played in the background.
He must perish: Kylo Ren, played by Adam Driver, still hopes to run the galaxy
So much danger everywhere: Rey and Ren are fighting in a shop in a violent ocean
The last of a saga: The Rise of Skywalker, which will be released in December, is the last Skywalker film
Fans are reminded that this is a story of a generation.
Then scenes from the last two films, The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi, are shown and then the other three films with Hayden Christensen and Natalie Portman are shared in short clips.
And it can be heard in voice-over that 1,000 generations of knowledge has been given to Rey, but this is really her fight.
& # 39; We have passed on everything we know. A thousand generations now live in you. But this is your fight, & # 39; says Mark Hamill & # 39; s Luke Skywalker.
Fighting to the end: Disney unveiled a new poster for Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker at the D23 Expo in Anaheim, CA on Saturday.
Then the new footage is seen.
Cut off from Rey, played by Daisy Ridley, and Kylo Ren from Adam Driver fighting on a knocked down ship in the middle of an ocean as waves crash around them.
The biggest unveiling took place at the end, with Rey wearing a dark hood while using a double-sided light sword, the first time the weapon was seen.
Leia can also be seen clearly in old images that are recycled by Force Awakens.
Towards the end, Palpatine is heard talking about the & # 39; journey & # 39; and then Darth Vader & # 39; s heavy breathing is introduced, indicating that he will appear in this latest Skywalker film.
Director J.J. Abrams previously confirmed at the Expo that the late Carrie Fisher, who played Princess Leia, will appear in the film, something he has said before.
& # 39; The character of Leia is, in a way, really the heart of this story, & # 39; he said. & # 39; We realized that we couldn't possibly tell the end of these nine films without Leia.
& # 39; We realized that we had footage from episode VII and that we could use it in a new way & he said.
Carrie died of a heart attack on December 27, 2016, four days after a medical emergency during a flight from London to Los Angeles.
Daisy and several other cast members were at the event to debut the new content.
There is also a first look at the mysterious nature of Keri Russell.
The suit featured a helmet and a red suit. Keri said to the audience: & # 39; She is very cool and a bit shady. She is a kind of criminal and an old friend of Poe & # 39; played by Oscar Isaac.
The cast also includes Lupita Nyong’o and Domhnall Gleeson along with franchise newcomer Richard E. Grant.
Original Star Wars actors, including Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker), Anthony Daniels (C-3PO) and Billy Dee Williams (Lando Calrissian) will return.
Directed and co-written by J.J. Abrams, Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker comes to the cinema on December 20.
Back in 1977: Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker, Carrie as Princess Leia and Harrison Ford as Han Solo in the original Star Wars, later renamed Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope after three prequels
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