Watch the Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker D23 Special Look
At D23 over the weekend, Lucasfilm’s hotly anticipated Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker screened a brand new special look video. It gave a further look at the characters, creatures and environments of the final film in the Skywalker Saga. This morning it hit the web and you’ll also see new footage. Behold Dark Rey with a double-bladed red lightsaber! Check out the Rise of Skywalker D23 special look in the player below!
Returning cast members for Rise of Skywalker include Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Domhnall Gleeson, Kelly Marie Tran, Joonas Suotamo and Billie Lourd. Joining the cast are Naomi Ackie (Doctor Who), Richard E. Grant (Logan), Dominic Monaghan (Lord of the Rings), Matt Smith (Doctor Who) and Keri Russell (The Americans). Additionally, veteran Star Wars actors Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels and Billy Dee Williams revive their iconic roles as Luke, C-3PO, and Lando.
The role of Leia Organa will once again be played by Carrie Fisher, using previously unreleased footage shot for Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker has J.J. Abrams (Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Star Trek) returning to direct the ninth and final installment of the Skywalker saga. Abrams co-wrote the screenplay with Chris Terrio (Argo, Justice League). Composer John Williams, who has scored every chapter in the Star Wars saga since 1977’s A New Hope, will return to a galaxy far, far away with Rise of Skywalker.
Kathleen Kennedy, J.J. Abrams and Michelle Rejwan produced the film, executive produced by Callum Greene and Jason McGatlin.
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is scheduled for release on December 20.
Watch the Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker D23 Special Look!