Abrams, and cast members Ridley, Boyega, Isaac, Joonas Suotamo, Anthony Daniels, Naomi Ackie, Keri Russell, and Billy Dee Williams, who is returning to the franchise as Lando Calrissian for the first time since 1983's Return of the Jedi, to the took to the stage at Disney's D23 Expo 2019 on Saturday to promote the film.
In the new footage, Rey and Kylo appear to be dueling on a downed ship in the ocean as waves crash around them.
Darth Vader's legacy returning to the eye of Kylo Ren is particularly interesting, given that we saw the helmet in Kylo Ren's possession and never had any clarification of its whereabouts in The Last Jedi.
Above the fight are Star Destroyers and X-wings all throughout the skies. "But the shot that truly stunned the crowd was a scene with Rey in a hooded black robe revealing an unfolding red double-sided lightsaber (Darth Rey?!)".
On Saturday, Abrams also discussed the vast boost of energy and support he got from D23 as he's deep in the process of editing the film. I had this incredible costume and this helmet, which I loved to wear and didn't take off for the first two days. "We could not be more excited for you to see her final performance as Leia". And while her role is new to audiences, she'll apparently be an old friend to Poe Dameron (Oscar Isaac).
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He is now nominated for the Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series Emmy for his work as Jon Snow in the show's final season. Angelina Jolie and Richard Madden are headlining the Eternals as Thena and Ikaris, respectively.
Abrams revealed he still had unused footage of the beloved actress from The Force Awakens, and chose to use it in the finale of the original Skywalker saga.
"It was so great that we were able to really honor the character that she made and that J.J". "When we we were telling this story we realized we couldn't possibly tell the end of this story without Leia".
Unfortunately, the sizzle reel was only a minute long, but the Rise of Skywalker footage is enough to satiate us until that second trailer drops (hopefully) within the next couple of months.