However for those who ask director J.J. Abrams, it’s not the ‘ending’ elements that had been the largest problem to creating Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, however striving to have the film stand by itself. Because the filmmaker put it:
J.J. Abrams shared this perception into the making of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker with the Disney Twenty-Three publication, and he has some extent. Whereas sequels are clearly finest loved while you’ve seen the earlier installments, they nonetheless have to work as tales that may be loved on their very own deserves.
That’s simpler to tug off for those who’re working with a sequel to only one film, however within the case of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, it has to observe up on the occasions of eight different motion pictures, although clearly The Drive Awakens and The Final Jedi take further priority. Whereas I wouldn’t advocate anybody who hasn’t been on the Star Wars prepare earlier than soar on with The Rise of Skywalker, Abrams and his crew nonetheless had to make sure that Episode IX may shine by itself deserves along with closing this specific Star Wars e book.
We received’t understand how Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker fares on this ‘standalone’ regard till it comes out subsequent month, however Abrams and author Chris Terrio definitely modified the Episode IX story in varied methods once they boarded the challenge. Arguably the largest instance of this was the inclusion of Emperor Palpatine, which helps tie The Rise of Skywalker to the Prequels and Unique Trilogy, however wasn’t one thing in place when Colin Trevorrow was hooked up to direct.
Set one yr after The Final Jedi, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker will the remnants of the Resistance clashing with The First Order as soon as extra, in addition to the millennia-long battle between the Jedi and Sith reaching its climax. Now we have but to study what’s particularly in retailer for the Star Wars movie franchise within the subsequent decade, however The Rise of Skywalker is definitely the tip of an period, and followers have solely a number of weeks to go earlier than studying if it sticks the touchdown.
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker opens in theaters on December 20, so preserve checking again with CinemaBlend for extra protection. Within the meantime, discover out what’s heading to the massive display over the following yr with our 2019 launch schedule and 2020 launch schedule.