It’s been a reasonably large weekend for Star Wars followers, because of D23. The trailer for The Mandalorian dropped, and we realized extra concerning the Obi-Wan TV series. Both of those are touchdown on Disney+ this fall. And throughout the Disney Movies panel on the conference on Saturday, these attending acquired to see new footage for Star Wars Episode IX: Rise of Skywalker.
Although the one individuals who really acquired to look at the brand new footage have been those that attended the panel, GameSpot’s Chris E. Hayner was on the bottom to inform us precisely what went down throughout the fast-paced video sequence. It opens up with Rey, Poe Dameron, Finn, Chewbacca, and C-3PO arriving on a planet. A fleet of Resistance fighters are popping out of lightspeed, which then turns right into a reveal of a fleet of Star Destroyers, lined up in house in an assault place.
Back on the bottom, Rey chops down a tree by throwing her lightsaber at it. This results in a battle between Rey and Kylo Ren on what appears to be the planet from the tip of the first Star Wars: Episode 9 trailer. At one level, Rey is utilizing a double-sided, pink lightsaber. What’s completely different about this lightsaber is that it is like a switchblade knife. It began initially with two pink beams, facet by facet, then snapped out to turn out to be double-sided. During this, Rey is sporting a hooded gown, which paired with the pink lightsaber provides her a critical Dark Side vibe.
During the panel, the forged hit the stage to speak a bit bit about their characters. Keri Russell spoke a bit about her position as Zorri Bliss, who has been a little bit of a thriller to followers. “I had this amazing costume and this helmet, which I actually loved to wear and didn’t take it off for the first two days,” defined Russell. “I found it strangely empowering and exciting. [Zorri Bliss is] very cool and a little bit shady. She’s kind of a criminal and sort of this old friend of Poe’s.”
Additionally, a brand new film poster was revealed for the film. It options Rey and Kylo Ren battling one another. A star-lit house is the backdrop, in addition to the clear face of The Emperor, who died in Return of the Jedi however makes his return in The Rise of Skywalker. Check it out beneath.
We’ll have to attend and be taught extra about Zorri Bliss and the remainder of Episode 9 till the film hits theaters on December 20. Additionally, the Disney Movies Panel at D23 additionally revealed extra data on the Black Widow, Eternals, and Black Panther 2 movies.