Things Only True Fans Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker 3 months ago   10:18

We're going to show you things only true fans noticed in The Rise of Skywalker trailer! Well, it's finally here: the trailer for the final installment of the Skywalker Saga. And with the trailer we finally get a title: The Rise of Skywalker. Considering that Luke Skywalker seemed to buy the moisture farm at the end of The Last Jedi, we can't help but wonder just which Skywalker is about to rise. We can only guess at what some of the scenes in this trailer might mean. But rest assured - a lack of actual knowledge never stopped us from speculating wildly about trailers before. Crack open your Wookieepedias, and dust off your holocrons - here are the small details you might've missed in the first trailer for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.

After two mainline movies' worth of fans constantly wondering where smooth operator Lando Calrissian, played by BIlly Dee Williams, might be hiding, the teaser finally confirmed that he'll return in The Rise of Skywalker. And he's right back where fans last saw him 36 years ago at the end of Return of the Jedi, sitting in the pilot's seat of the Millennium Falcon and having a grand old time. His co-pilot this time out isn't rebel smuggler Nien Nunb - who incidentally is still active in the Resistance movement. Instead, it's none other than Chewbacca accompanying Lando on a jump through hyperspace. Where are they headed? A very brief shot of a battle scene looks like it may take place in Lando's old stomping grounds, Cloud City.

Of course, fans have seen Lando in a movie since Jedi: 2018's Solo: A Star Wars Story, where he was portrayed by Donald Glover instead of Williams. Interestingly, Williams seems to be wearing the same, or at least a very similar, yellow-and-black costume as the one Glover wore in the prequel. Perhaps he's trying to recapture the swashbuckling days of his youth? Or maybe it's just so newer fans will recognize him.

Arguably the most touching moment in the first teaser for The Rise of Skywalker is the brief shot of Leia and Rey embracing in a forest-like setting. A single tear runs down's Rey’s cheek as Luke's voiceover intones, "We'll always be with you." While the in-universe context for this heartfelt hug is still unknown, we do know that scenes featuring the late Carrie Fisher in The Rise of Skywalker are actually unused clips from The Force Awakens.

Much to the relief of Fisher fans worldwide, Lucasfilm announced in July 2018 that her character would not be controversially resurrected via CGI, like Peter Cushing's Grand Moff Tarkin in 2016's Rogue One. Instead, Abrams and his team would find a way to work with a number of scenes that had gone unused from Episode VII, as director J.J. Abrams told the crowd at the Star Wars Celebration 2019 in Chicago.

So while it's still unclear why, exactly, Leia and Rey are sharing this particular moment, we know that it's not just a tacked-on deleted scene. Whatever it was that prompted this embrace in the Episode VII script changed the course of Episode IX's story, one way or another, meaning Fisher had a posthumous influence on the direction of the Star Wars universe - a fitting tribute to the legendary Leia. Keep watching the video to see the small details you missed in the Star Wars Episode IX trailer!

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Lando's back in the saddle | 0:34
Cutting room floor | 1:40
Dark Helmet lives | 2:57
Dead Star | 3:51
Testing our medal | 4:45
The last laugh | 5:35
Just deserts | 6:51
Avoid the droid? | 7:56
Join the Skywalkers | 8:43

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Which are you more hyped for, The Rise of Skywalker or Endgame?
Ethan Samide
"No one is really ever gone"

Meeeessaaa back!!!!
BResch Films
It’s possible that the Death Star wreckage could have possibly have been starkiller base
The Skywalker that will rise is my great great grandsons nanny.
O.T. Rules
True fans? They dont give a crap about this trailer
kauhu tarina Böysti
You didnt see in trailer kylo ren kills knights of ren
Will Zay and Shriv be in the rise of skywalker? I sure hope so.
I'm a true star wars fan, and I noticed that this film looks just as wank as the last one : )
Future Archives
Looks gay, not wasting money on anything star wars anymore
Jeremy Dalton
No mention of the falcon having the deflector shield that got knocked off in return of the jedi when it jumps to hyperspace.
Lando looks like Neil deGrasse Tyson 😂
Kris Anticknap
I want so badly to be excited for this.
Sadly, I don't think there will be a Rise of Interest in Star Wars after eight misses in a row over twenty years.
Evan Miller
You gotta be kidding...a megaphone on a spinning wheel is the newest droid -_-
unknown person
Darth jabba the hut
unknown person
I miss kit fisto
Scott Patrick
True fans didn't notice anything, because they don't watch these crap movies
Erika Hasbach
My theory is that Kylo Ren and Rey are actually twins and this is what is actually revealed.
Its really not that farfetched
Luke and Leia could communicate across a long distance just like Kylo Ren and Rey can. Kylo Ren and Rey are more powerful Jedi and that's why they could actually touch and almost portal to each other. Which Kylo almost did when he felt the ocean
Also Luke seemed to know her at the end of TFA
Ethan Mann
hahahahahahahahaha lando laugh
Y gamer
anyone noticed that in the trailer, a imperial star destroyer appeared in the background
Karen E. Anderson
The desert planet is the remaining pieces of jheda
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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Things Only True Fans 3 months ago   13:40

There is a lot riding on this next Star Wars movie. JJ Abrams has to clean up the mess of Rian Johnson and Kathleen Kennedy, while ALSO tying up the entire Star Wars saga into a neat bow. A near impossible task, and this is the first hint of what we will get. From Luke to Palpatine, to Kylo Ren and Rey, Lando, Leia and Finn. Am I just throwing in names to help the analytics? Yes I am. But there is also no Rose Tico, so thats a plus. The Rise of Skywalker is an interesting title for Episode 9, and it raises several questions. Who's the rising skywalker? Probably Rey since JJ is most likely going to change her parents from The Last Jedi as a way to bring the story full circle and justify the films existence in the Star Wars universe since we don't care enough about the new characters, so need to leech off the old ones.

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