Now that the long-awaited teaser trailer for Star Wars: Episode 8 - The Last Jedi is out having been shown at Star Wars Celebration, fans are working around the clock, examining the clip frame by frame.
The series has grown and expand the Star Wars universe in ways that made it a fan-favorite show, and the crowd at Star Wars Celebration greeted executive producer Dave Filoni with thunderous applause. Launching in September from writer Kelly Thompson and artist Marco Checchetto, Captain Phasma will be part of the Journey to Star Wars: The Last Jedi publishing program and well get to see her escape from the doomed Starkiller Base.
Another interesting thing from the teaser is a new planet which details has been revealed by director Rian Johnson to Entertainment Weekly. "We finished everything in [Episode] VIII and Carrie is absolutely phenomenal in the movie", she said. Of course, it's the Star Wars way.
Hamill reminisced about Fisher herself as well as the filming process for the original Star Wars trilogy.
The first fully-formed trailer for "The Last Jedi" had nearly half a million views and more than 13,000 comments on YouTube within 90 minutes of being posted, with #TheLastJedi quickly becoming the top trending hashtag worldwide on Twitter. "What Rian [Johnson] wrote, and the performance she [Fisher] ended up giving; I think you guys will find that an unbelievable tribute to her talent". I just adore her. The film opens everywhere on December 15, 2017.
However, Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy has revealed that Leia will not appear in Episode 9.
"I'm proud of the legacy we left and I'm happy new generations of fans will get to see me and Harrison and Carrie back in the roles people loved". "What Kanan goes through is very adult. the good guys don't always win", he added, before referencing the fact that even Obi-Wan fell victim to the Dark Side (a little bit of an ominous reference, if you ask me).