Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker Press Conference Recap

The Rise of Skywalker comes to theaters on December 20.


On December 20, the current Star Wars trilogy--and the Skywalker Saga as a whole--comes to an end with the release of Star Wars Episode IX; you can read our Rise of Skywalker review for our thoughts. Fans will finally see closure to the latest journey for characters like Rey, Finn, and Poe Dameron. On December 4, a press conference was held for the upcoming movie, giving fans more insight into the film.

GameSpot was on hand to cover the event, and you can get a more in-depth look at the press conference here. Find out what will be revealed about the movie and its characters as GameSpot's Michael Rougeau tweets what's happening live.

The Rise of Skywalker arrives in theaters on December 20 and is directed by JJ Abrams, who previously helmed 2015's The Force Awakens. The movie stars Daisy Ridley as Rey, John Boyega as Finn, Oscar Isaac as Poe Dameron, Adam Driver as Kylo Ren, Kelly Marie Tran as Rose Tico, Lupita Nyong'o as Maz Kanata, Domhnall Gleeson as General Hux, Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker, and Billy Dee Williams as Lando Calrissian.

For more on Star Wars, you can check out the latest promo for the December movie which teases the return of Emperor Palpatine. Recently, the director responded to fans who some would call toxic as well as the return of Knights of Ren in Episode 9. Outside of the movies, get a first look at the new Rise of the Resistance ride at Galaxy's Edge in Disney World.

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