‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’: Watch the Trailer Here

Watch the Trailer for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Here

The ninth installment places the mantle in Rey's hands.


The long wait is over, and now we know: The next Star Wars movie is going to be called Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. And, more than that, it officially has a teaser trailer—one that seems to hand the Skywalker legacy over to none other than Rey.

After months of increasing speculation—including leading tweets from Anthony Daniels and trolling from Mark Hamill—the title, and trailer, were revealed during Star Wars Celebration in Chicago on Friday.

The moody teaser opens on Rey (Daisy Ridley) staring through a vast desert and firing up a lightsaber. "We've passed on all we know," Luke Skywalker (Hamill) says in voiceover. "One thousand generations live in you now." The clip goes on to show Kylo Ren (Adam Driver) in a lightsaber battle, Rey hugging Leia (the late Carrie Fisher), and an epic image of the Resistance fighters apparently staring out over a crashed Death Star. Short version: This movie looks epic.

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker hits theaters December 20.

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