Star Wars: The Last Jedi Trailer

Tonight the Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer premiered during halftime of ESPN’s Monday Night Football game between the Bears and Vikings. During halftime First Order Stormtroopers marched onto Soldier Field to introduce the trailer.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

New Star Wars: The Last Jedi Trailer

Watch the trailer here:

My Thoughts

There are several glimpses of Rey and Luke. One thing I found interesting is that Luke’s missing hand is now a metallic hand that is more like the one Anakin has in Revenge of the Sith than the flesh mechanical hand that he had in Return of the Jedi.


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Rey is show both training with a Lightsaber and manipulating rocks and even the ground with her mind. Seemingly in response, Luke says “I’ve seen this raw strength only once before. It didn’t scare me enough then. It does now.” The trailer then cuts to Kylo Ren. I wonder if Luke is referring to his training of Kylo Ren or perhaps to the emperor or Darth Vader. 

There are several shots of Carrie Fisher in her last appearance as Princess Leia. These are interspersed with scenes of Klyo Ren flying a ship. The scenes make it appear as if he is getting ready to attack the base where Leia is.

My daughter will be happy that a Porg makes an appearance in the trailer on the Falcon with Chewbacca. They are already her favorite creature, although her electronic Porg drives me crazy. Another new creature also appears in the trailer.

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Other characters appearing in the trailer are Poe Dameron, Finn, BB-8, R2-D2, and Captain Phasma. In this trailer, Finn is awake and fighting and isn’t just in a sleep state like the teaser trailer. He actually fights Captain Phasma. Also for the first time, we get a glimpse of Snoke is shown. C3-PO is missing from the trailer.

Looks like Rey approaches Kylo Ren and says “I need someone to show me my place in all this”.

About Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Disney provided the following information on Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

In Lucasfilm’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the Skywalker saga continues as the heroes of The Force Awakens join the galactic legends in an epic adventure that unlocks age-old mysteries of the Force and shocking revelations of the past.

The film stars Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Gwendoline Christie, Kelly Marie Tran, Laura Dern and Benicio Del Toro.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi is written and directed by Rian Johnson and produced by Kathleen Kennedy and Ram Bergman. J.J. Abrams, Tom Karnowski and Jason McGatlin are the executive producers.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi opens in U.S. theaters on December 15, 2017.

Tickets are available for purchase now at our local theaters.

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Anna Mae owns & operates Ann Arbor with Kids, a website dedicated to Family Activities in Ann Arbor. My husband and I moved to Ann Arbor in 2003 and our daughter joined the family in 2006.

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