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The Rise of Skywalker: Star Wars Episode IX title revealed

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13th April, 2019 10:24:19 printer

The Rise of Skywalker: Star Wars Episode IX title revealed

 

The next Star Wars movie, episode IX, will be titled The Rise of Skywalker, it has been announced.

The title was revealed at a Star Wars celebration event in Chicago, while a teaser trailer was posted on Twitter with the words: "Every generation has a legend."

Director JJ Abrams said the movie is set some time after previous instalment The Last Jedi.

The Rise of Skywalker is due to be released later this year.

Despite his apparent death at the end of Episode VI, Return of the Jedi, Emperor Palpatine seems to be making a comeback.

His sinister cackle is heard at the end of the trailer and Ian McDiarmid, who plays the character, strolled on stage to loud applause at the announcement.

The two-minute trailer, the first footage seen from the new film, also features a brief glimpse of Princess Leia, played by the late Carrie Fisher.

The Rise of Skywalker is the third episode of the third set of Star Wars films, which were started by filmmaker George Lucas in 1977.

The movie also features the return of John Boyega as Finn, and Oscar Isaac's Poe Dameron.


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