Yesterday, Kathleen Kennedy reaffirmed at Disney’s Investor Day presentation for Disney+ that the film will indeed be the final chapter in the Skywalker Saga. To kick-off Star Wars Celebration today in Chicago they had the Star Wars: Episode IX panel where they announced the official title of ninth saga film as Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.
Lucasfilm released the first teaser trailer which you can watch below.
Also, check out the photos they revealed all during the panel.
J.J. Abrams is back as director and co-wrote the film with screenwriter Chris Terrio.
The cast includes Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Richard E. Grant, Billy Dee Williams, Keri Russell, Kelly Marie Tran, Naomi Ackie, Domhnall Gleeson, Billie Lourd, Dominic Monaghan, Joonas Suotamo, and Anthony Daniels.
Star Wars: Episode IX is set for release on December 20th, 2019.