THE full-length trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi has hit the internet and fans are freaking out over how brilliant it looks.
The movie, out December 14, looks set to explore Rey’s unprecedented mastery of the Force – as she’s trained by Mark Hamill’s Luke Skywalker – as well as bringing back to our screens, for the last time, Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia.
The 154-second trailer features all the main stars of the 2015 film The Force Awakens – including Daisy Ridley as Rey, John Boyega as Finn, Oscar Isaac as Poe Dameron and Adam Driver as Kylo Ren – back in swash-buckling action.
And it looks like villain Kylo Ren is more than ready to step into the Darth Vader-style destiny that awaits him.
Meanwhile Finn is seen battling Captain Phasma, played by Gwendoline Christie, and Kylo Ren is seen preparing to take down his own mother, Leia, in his fight for supremacy.
And Rey is seen telling Kylo “I need someone to show me my place in all this”, suggesting she may be susceptible to going over to the dark side.
At one point Rey seems to be floating in the air – and in immense pain – as Supreme Leader Snoke, played by Andy Serkis, tells her “fulfill your destiny”.
Elsewhere a cuddly new creature called a “porg” joins Chewbacca to keep him company after his human companion fell to the wayside in the last film.
And then there are a host of epic battle scenes to come, with old war machines setting off to stamp out the Rebel forces.
But the icing on the cake will surely be the eye-popping ship battles, with good and evil set to clash among the stars once more.
It’s been almost two years since the first Star Wars reboot, The Force Awakens, arrived and fans are desperate for more.
The new trailer from Star Wars: The Last Jedi was unveiled at half-time during the US National Football League (NFL) game between the Minnesota Vikings and the Chicago Bears in Chicago, and was shared on the franchise’s Twitter page shortly afterwards.
Since going online it has had almost 20 million views in four hours and with 66 days to go until the movie comes out, the excitement is now very real.
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