There's also the mandatory space-laser dogfights featuring TIE Fighters and X-Wings, as well as a cryptic reference to "The Balance" along with a shot of what looks like some sort of ancient, time-worn Jedi text.
As promised, "The Last Jedi" trailer was finally shown at the Star Wars Celebration in Orlando where it was attended by thousands of Force driven fanatics.
Lucasfilm head Kathleen Kennedy confirmed Carrie Fisher will not appear in Star Wars Episode 9.
Fans launched a social media campaign #WheresRey in 2016 when Ridley's fearless Rey in "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" was missing from some of the film's toys and merchandising.
The Last Jedi picks off where The Force Awakens left off, with Rey finding Luke on a remote island, the scenes for which were filmed off the coast of Ireland.
April. 15 (ANI): If you were waiting to see Princess Leia in 'Star Wars: Episode IX, ' it's time to pop the bubble. "I think about where we are going, and what the characters need to go through", Filoni said during his presentation. "She had you under her spell".
"As attracted as I was to her, I thought I couldn't handle her as a girlfriend". The voice for Princess Leia, played in the movies by Carrie Fisher, will be supplied by Shelby Young following Fisher's sudden death of a heart attack in December. "She was an incredible writer, with an incredible mind".
Hamill - a central figure in the original trilogy - told the crowd it was a pleasure to be able to enjoy the prequel films and last year's Rogue One spin-off without the pressure of actually having to carry them.
"I'm trying to use you as therapy to get through this together", the actor said. I connected with her first and foremost as a writer.