The Last Jedi follows up where 2015's cultural and box office titan Star Wars: The Force Awakens left off. In The Last Jedi teaser, the locale is seemingly the planet where Rey discovered Luke Skywalker, and Rey is now the figure popping into view, gasping desperately for air.
I like that they mirrored the first teaser for The Force Awakens, only this time we see Rey coming from above instead of Finn from below. Be sure to stay tuned for more Star Wars: The Last Jedi updates and other Star Wars news while the celebration of its anniversary continues. And because she had already shot all of her scenes for Rian Johnson's movie before she died, no changes or alternations were necessary. Kylo Ren (Adam Driver), master of the Dark Side and the estranged son of Han Solo and Leia Organa, leads his soldiers into battle.
"The Last Jedi" is due in theaters December 15.
Maybe we'll still have same Leia or maybe they'll give her a loving send off.
He told a University of Southern California conference: "Her performance, which we're really pleased with, remains as it was".
It's "part of the process that I need to move on", Hamill said.
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Is the Force still strong with Luke Skywalker? They will be joined by some of the franchise's legacy actors such as Hamill and the late Carrie Fisher, in her last film role. Variety reported yesterday that despite expectations, Carrie Fisher won't be in that episode.
'When I think of her, she's looking down from the celestial stratosphere with those big brown eyes, that sly smile on her face, as she lovingly extends me the middle finger, ' Hamill said. I'm thinking "no" because it's a holiday weekend but you never know, it could very well catch up.
"Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi" won't hit theaters until Christmas, so you can be sure that this trailer will be watched hundreds of millions of times before then and we'll likely get a couple of new trailers before then as well.
He shared: "I'm grateful that we stayed friends and got to have this second act with the new movies".
And Kennedy assured fans of the sci-fi saga that even though Fisher will not longer appear in any more Star Wars films, her work in the upcoming movie was some of her best.
Stay tuned for more out of Star Wars Celebration as the weekend rolls on.