Ian McDiarmid Reacts To Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker Trailer

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The first teaser of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker dropped recently and it has the fans excited for obvious reasons. Is that just literally her parent's ship, and someone else is flying it?

Ridley appeared with John Boyega, who plays Resistance fighter Finn; Oscar Isaac, who portrays pilot Poe Dameron; and others, bringing fans to their feet.

"I don't know. Brown?" he said. And when you thrown in Amy Richaus “365 Star Wars Women” and Annalises Ophelians “Looking for Leia” it finally feels like female representation is becoming the norm, not the exception.

Characters of Star Wars take part in an event held for the release of the film "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" in Disneyland Paris in Marne-la-Vallee, France, December 17, 2015.

As of now, there is a future for "Star Wars" on the big screen, but details are sparse and dates are non-existent. But the largest ovations came for Kelly Marie Tran, who plays mechanic Rose Tico, and Billy Dee Williams, who returns to the series as con artist Lando Calrissian after last playing the character in 1983. When Rey was first introduced in The Force Awakens everybody assumed she was a Skywalker, or a Solo, or even related to Obi-Wan Kenobi. Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker will be the ninth and final movie of the Skywalker saga that began with A New Hope in 1977.

The film will be produced by Kathleen Kennedy, J.J. Abrams, and Michelle Rejwan, and executive produced by Callum Greene and Jason McGatlin. For one, her fighting style resembles the one we see of Palpatine in "Revenge of the Sith", and her name literally means "King", which would be a connection to an emperor, too.

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Abrams confirmed that they're still editing and doing visual effects on the film, but the use of practical effects - as seen in The Force Awakens - is still integral to the heart of the storytelling.

Mark Hamill's Skywalker may have died at the end of the most recent installment but his voice dominates the teaser trailer, telling someone, possibly Daisy Ridley's Rey, that, "this is your fight now".

However, Disney's attempts at "Star Wars" spin-off films have been less successful.

The Skywalker saga is nearly at an end.

The Lucasfilm and Disney collaboration has proved to be a lucrative one since Disney purchased the company in 2012 for $4 billion.

Here's what some folks, including Kevin Smith, are emphatically saying about the just-released teaser for Episode IX, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker over on Twitter.

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