Star Wars: Episode IX is titled "The Rise of Skywalker" and is set to hit theaters on December 20, concluding a three-film arc, as well as a broader story that Disney executives have dubbed the "Skywalker saga".
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And a year ago, Abrams released a statement assuring fans they had no plans to recast Fisher's iconic character.
Carrie Fisher's performance will be all her. That doesn't explain how Emperor Palpatine is back for The Rise of Skywalker at all. And we can't wait to see the whole lands for ourselves.More news: Toddler disables dads iPad for nearly half century
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Speaking to Bloomberg, Disney boss Bob Iger said that after the release of the most recent film, The Last Jedi, "We will take a pause, some time, and reset, because the Skywalker saga comes to an end with this ninth movie. Are they ready?" Abrams said. He added that this is her fight now.
Then Finn is seen for the first time in the desert in a beige jacket and BB-8 is also flashed on the screen. And the insane thing is, every day it hits me that she's not here, but it's so surreal because we're working with her in scenes.
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LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 13: Domnhnall Gleeson, Gwendoline Christie, Benicio Del Toro, Laura Dern, Mark Hamill, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Kelly Marie Tran, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis and Rian Johnson during the "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" photocall at Corinthia Hotel London on December 13, 2017 in London, England. And ultimately, I hope to share all of this with my niece one day.
The most exciting thing in the Galaxy's Edge booth is our first look at a ride vehicle from the highly anticipated attraction Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance.
Fortunately for everyone that didn't put up with a cross country flight or have to pay a lot of money for a crowded hotel room, we can all get in on the Star Wars Celebration wherever we are.