D23 Expo has revealed a lot of news for the MARVEL MCU and especially MARVEL and Star Wars shows for the Disney+ series kicking off later in 2019 but over the weekend attention turned to Star Wars: Episode 9: The Rise of Skywalker which is currently the final episode and film set in the Skywalker Saga.

To kick things off, here is the brand ‘D23 Expo Special Look’ trailer released today (26/08/19):

During the Lucasfilm panel at D23 Expo, both J.J. Abrams and Kathleen Kennedy came to the stage to introduce most of the cast of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker”, who talked about the film some what before the revealed a new poster for the film as well as a sizzle reel of footage that only those at the panel were able to see until today.

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It was also confirmed that footage of Carrie Fisher as Leia, filmed for The Last Jedi but was not used, has been utilised for this final saga film with Abrams saying that Leia will be the heart of the film.

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker will be releasing in cinemas on December 19th 2019.