Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsStar Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
|Directed by||J. J. Abrams|
|Music by||John Williams|
|Distributed by||Walt Disney Studios
|Release date(s)||December 20, 2019(United States)|
|Running time||142 minutes|
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (also known as Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker) is an American epic space opera movie produced, co-written and directed by J.J. Abrams.
It is the third and last movie of the Star Wars sequel trilogy, after The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi. The movie is produced by Lucasfilm and Bad Robot Productions and was distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.
The Rise of Skywalker is set one year after The Last Jedi. It is said to be the end of the Skywalker saga.
- Daisy Ridley as Rey, granddaughter of Palpatine, a Force-sensitive young woman; the last apprentice to Luke Skywalker
- Adam Driver as Kylo Ren, the Supreme Leader of the First Order; born Ben Solo, the son of Leia Organa and Han Solo
- John Boyega as Finn, a stormtrooper who has defected to the Resistance
- Oscar Isaac as Poe Dameron, an X-wing pilot and commander of the Resistance, and ex-spice runner on Kijimi.
- Lupita Nyong'o as Maz Kanata, former space pirate and ally of the Resistance
- Domhnall Gleeson as General Hux, the First Order's second-in-command and a Resistance spy.
- Kelly Marie Tran as Rose Tico, a technician in the Resistance
- Joonas Suotamo as Chewbacca, a Wookiee and first mate of the Millennium Falcon
- Billie Lourd as Lieutenant Connix, an officer in the Resistance
- Naomi Ackie as Jannah, an ex-Firs Order stormtrooper who, along with her battalion, deserted the first order's ranks and lived on the moon of Kef Bir, until she came to the Resistance's aid when they attempted to infiltrate the second Death Star's remains.
- Richard E. Grant as Allegiant General Enric Pryde, an ex-imperial First Order officer who later joins Palpatine's side once more.
- Keri Russell as Zorii Bliss, an ex-comrade of Poe Dameron, when he was a spice runner on the planet of Kijimi.
- Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker, the last Jedi Master, who is now one with the Force and Boolio, an Ovissian member of the Resistance who tells Poe and Finn that there is a spy working for the Resistance in the First Order's ranks.
- Anthony Daniels as C-3PO, a humanoid protocol droid in the service of General Leia Organa
- Billy Dee Williams as Lando Calrissian, an old friend of Luke, Leia, and Chewbacca; a gambler and veteran of the Rebel Alliance
- Carrie Fisher as Leia Organa, leading general of the Resistance and Luke's twin sister.
- Ian McDiarmid as Palpatine
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