"Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" Has Surprises In Store

Not just the story, but some long-awaited reunions as well

Terri Lee-Sylvester
December 20, 2019 - 8:05 am
Daisy Ridley, center, co-stars with  John Boyega and Oscar Isaac in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

DETROIT (WWJ) - "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" is the long-awaited and highly- anticipated conclusion to the Skywalker saga.  Co-star Daisy Ridley talks about what fans can expect from her character in this latest chapter:

"I would say we can expect a lot of fun, action stuff, but also a continuation of her trying to really figure out who she is, and why she is there, and what has led her to this moment," Ridley said in an interview.  "She needs to get answers in order to move forward, so she's for sure progressed, but there's still a lot of searching."

But, of course, it wouldn't be a Star Wars film without another epic battle between the Jedi and the Dark Side.

"The Rise of Skywalker" also has several surprises in store for fans, not the least of which is where the story takes us, some new twists and some reunions that had been a long time coming.  However, the movie also stays true to its origins, which is something very apparent -- especially during one particular scene on the Death Star.  

But, even though this movie has faced its share of criticism, I personally don't think that's going to disappoint diehard Star Wars fans. There's enough action and intrigue, along with those surprise reunions that fans are going to love.

With this movie wrapping up the third trilogy, some people are wondering if this is truly the end.  But at least one of the actors isn't ready to see it go.

"I never feel like it's the end with Star Wars," said Billy Dee Williams.  "It seems like it's gonna go on forever and ever and ever."  Star Wars fans can only hope!

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