Questions tagged [the-rise-of-skywalker]

For questions about the "Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker". The latest instalment in the main Star Wars saga. Always use this tag in conjunction with the [star-wars] tag.

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How was Kylo Ren able to push his opponent to the ground with his lightsaber?

From everything I've seen about lightsabers, they slice pretty handily through most materials (especially human limbs), but for some reason, in The Rise of Skywalker trailer, he bears his opponent to ...
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Has Rey's new lightsaber been seen before in canon or legends?

The new Rise of Skywalker trailer has Rey (or someone who looks an awful lot like her) wielding a new double lightsaber, but now with action deploy mechanism! (someone in marketing has to be giddy). ...
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Why is Luke Skywalker wearing a glove in Episode IX? [closed]

A scene from Episode IX depicts Luke Skywalker (presumably a Force ghost) wearing a glove. Why does his Force ghost have a missing hand?
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What's this round medallion from the “Rise of Skywalker” trailer? [duplicate]

This round medallion is held by someone in the trailer. It looks familiar but I can't place it. Is it something from existing Star Wars lore?
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Was Rian Johnson considered for Episode IX?

The original plan regarding the latest Star Wars trilogy had been widely reported as: J.J. Abrams would direct Episode VII (The Force Awakens) Rian Johnson would direct Episode VIII (The Last Jedi) ...
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Is/was General Leia Organa expected to be in the next episodes (VIII and IX) of Star Wars?

With the death of Carrie Fisher, does it have any impact on the next Star Wars films, episodes VIII and IX? Was she slated to be on 8-9? Has principal photography started with her on camera?