Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker had just held its Hollywood premiere, and it had earned a standing ovation. The movie is the last one in this trilogy. A lot of appreciation for this saga had led to many rounds of applause during the screening. In an interview, the director JJ Abrams had spoken about the challenges of ending this saga.
“Endings are the thing that scare me the most,” Abrams had said.
“This is about bringing this thing to a close in a way that is emotional and meaningful and also satisfying in terms of actually answering [as many] questions as possible. So if years from now, someone’s watching these movies, all nine of them, they’re watching a story that is as cohesive as possible.”
Abrams had brought back Emperor Palpatine, the villain of the original trilogy and wanted to tie this saga together.
“Some people feel like we shouldn’t revisit the idea of Palpatine, and I completely understand that,” Abrams says in an interview with Empire Magazine. “But if you’re looking at the nine films as one story, I don’t know many books where the last few chapters have nothing to do with those that have come before. If you look at the first eight films, all the set-ups of what we’re in IX are there in plain view.”
In Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, the remaining Resistance face the First Order and Finn, Poe Dameron and Rey’s journey continues.
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker stars Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, LupitaNyong’o, Domhnall Gleeson, Kelly Marie Tran, JoonasSuotamo, Billie Lourd, Naomi Ackie, Richard E. Grant, Keri Russell, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Billy Dee Williams, and Carrie Fisher. Star Wars will also make its way to the Disney+ streaming service. The Mandalorian is now streaming on DIsney+.