|The Rise of Skywalker
aka Episode IX: The Rise of
|Directed by J.J. Abrams;
Screenplay by J.J. Abrams, Derek Connolly, Colin
Trevorrow, Chris Terrio
|Film story published as:
Home Video [Digital, 4K Ultra HD, 3D
Blu-Ray, 2D Blu-Ray, DVD] (2020)
Story also published as:
Junior Novel (2020)
Not yet reviewed [Be
The Resistance has been reborn. But although Rey and her
fellow heroes are back in the fight, the war against the
First Order, now led by Supreme Leader Kylo Ren, is far
from over. Just as the spark of rebellion is rekindling,
a mysterious signal broadcasts throughout the galaxy,
with a chilling message: Emperor Palpatine, long thought
defeated and destroyed, is back from the dead.
the ancient Lord of the Sith truly returned? Kylo Ren
cuts a swath of destruction across the stars, determined
to discover any challenge to his control over the First
Order and his destiny to rule over the galaxy—and crush
it completely. Meanwhile, to discover the truth, Rey,
Finn, Poe, and the Resistance must embark on the most
perilous adventure they have ever faced.
4K, 3D & 2D Blu-ray Bonus Features:
- The Skywalker Legacy
story lives forever in this feature-length
documentary that charts the making of Star Wars:
The Rise of Skywalker.
- Pasaana Pursuit: Creating the Speeder
Dive into the making of the
movie’s epic landspeeder chase and discover how this
spectacular sequence was brought to the screen.
- Aliens in the Desert
what it took to create the Pasaana desert scenes,
from the sheer scale and complexity of the shoot to
its colorful details.
- D-O: Key to the Past
the ship that connects Rey to the mystery of her
missing parents and get to know the galaxy’s newest,
- Warwick & Son
who played Wicket in Star Wars: Return of the
Jedi, dons the Ewok costume once more; this
time joined by his son Harrison.
- Cast of Creatures
behind the film’s memorable creatures reveal the
puppetry, makeup, prosthetics and digital magic that
bring them to life!
This story occurs approximately
35 years after
Episode IV: A New Hope.
(in chronological order):
- The Phantom Menace directed by George Lucas
- Attack of the Clones directed by George Lucas
- Revenge of the Sith directed by George Lucas
- A New Hope directed by George Lucas
- The Empire Strikes Back directed by Irvin Kershner
- Return of the Jedi directed by Richard Marquand
- The Force Awakens directed by J.J. Abrams
- The Last Jedi directed by Rian Johnson
- The Rise of Skywalker