Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
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Directed byJ. J. Abrams
Produced by
Written by
Based onCharacters
by George Lucas
Starring
Music byJohn Williams
CinematographyDan Mindel[1]
Edited by
Production
company
Distributed byWalt Disney Studios
Motion Pictures
Release date
  • December 20, 2019 (2019-12-20) (United States)
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker[2] (also known as Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker) is an upcoming American epic space opera movie produced, co-written and directed by J. J. Abrams.

It will be the third and last movie of the Star Wars sequel trilogy, after The Force Awakens (2015) and The Last Jedi (2017). The movie is being produced by Lucasfilm and Bad Robot Productions and will be distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.

Plot[change | change source]

The Rise of Skywalker is set one year after The Last Jedi.[3] It is said to be the end of the Skywalker saga.[4]

Cast[change | change source]

Palpatine can be heard laughing at the end of the teaser trailer, and Ian McDiarmid (the actor who plays the character) said that the character will be back.[8]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 Hipes, Patrick (July 27, 2018). "Star Wars: Episode IX Rounds Out Cast, Which Will Include Carrie Fisher In Unreleased Footage". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved July 27, 2018.
  2. Whitten, Sarah (April 12, 2019). "Star Wars Episode IX's title is 'The Rise of Skywalker'". CNBC. Retrieved April 12, 2019.
  3. Pearson, Ben (May 1, 2018). "John Boyega Teases Star Wars Episode 9 Time Jump". /Film. Retrieved December 27, 2018.
  4. Holmes, Adam (March 12, 2019). "Oscar Isaac Says Episode IX Will Be A Fulfilling End To The Skywalker Saga". CinemaBlend. Retrieved April 4, 2019.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Hutchinson, Corey (December 18, 2017). "Star Wars: Every Confirmed Cast Member For Episode 9". Screen Rant. Retrieved January 2, 2018.
  6. Hipes, Patrick (July 27, 2018). "Keri Russell Is In 'Star Wars: Episode IX' After All". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved July 29, 2018.
  7. Robinson, Joanna (December 14, 2017). "Star Wars: The Last Jedi—What Happened to Luke?". Vanity Fair. Retrieved March 7, 2019.
  8. Good, Owen S. (April 12, 2019). "Emperor Palpatine is back in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker". Polygon. Retrieved April 12, 2019.