The solid and crew of Star Wars: Episode IX equipped some clues regarding the secretive film along with a teaser trailer and a title: The Rise of Skywalker.
The Stephen Colbert-moderated panel at Star Wars Celebration Chicago featured director J.J. Abrams, producer Kathleen Kennedy and solid members along with Daisy Ridley, Billy Dee Williams, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac and Kelly Marie Tran dropping hints regarding the latest entry throughout the Star Wars saga, due out Dec. 20.
The contributors dropped some new particulars concerning the secretive saga, along with a repute for newcomer Naomi Ackie’s character, Jannah.
“The original group are going on this epic, epic adventure together and I’m so excited about where Jannah crosses paths with them,” Ackie said.
Ackie was tight-lipped about speculation that her character is likely to be the daughter of Lando, carried out by returning genuine trilogy star Williams.
Other revelations included a affirmation that Ridley’s Rey continues to be in possession of the lightsaber she inherited from Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill).
The panel concluded with the first displaying of the teaser trailer, which ended with the film’s full title: Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker.
The trailer featured newly minted Jedi Rey preparing for battle in opposition to a Tie Fighter on a desert planet, along with transient footage of the rest of the film’s stars and a voice-over by Hamill. The trailer closes with the sound of Emperor Palpatine, thought ineffective on the end of 1983’s Return of the Jedi, laughing cryptically.
Actor Ian McDiarmid, who carried out Palpatine — aka Sith Lord Darth Sidious — throughout the Star Wars prequel trilogy, then made a fast look on stage sooner than the trailer carried out for a second time, ending the panel dialogue.