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GameSpot
69 d ago

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The poster for has been revealed and it's pretty awesome. The poster was shown during Star Wars Celebration, which is currently happening in Florida.

The striking poster features Luke Skywalker and Kylo Ren superimposed over a blood red sky. Daisy Ridley's character, Rey, is shown raising her lightsaber into the air, with the weapon's beam splitting the image of Luke and Kylo in two. Check it out below.

The panel featured director Rian Johnson, as well as Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker), Daisy Ridley (Rey), John Boyega (Finn), and Kelly Marie Tran, who plays a new character called Rose.

Rian Johnson introduced the to end the panel. Check it out, it's great. The Last Jedi arrives in theaters on December 15, 2017.

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The INSIDER Summary:
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Finally, take a look at all three. 
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Is this some sort of bookshelf? Our guess would be that this is within Luke's home on Ahch-To. But what exactly are these tomes? And as if there weren't enough audio hints in this trailer, it sounds like Yoda's voice can also be faintly heard here saying "Train, you will."
Or, here's another bit of speculation: could this bookshelf actually be on Dagobah instead?


This book is clearly very important to Jedi lore. But what is it? Could this be the famed Journal of the Whills, an ancient book that allegedly recounts the major events in galactic history? And whose hand is that? It's clearly gloved, so it's probably neither Luke nor Rey. Is it a pilot's glove?


If you had any question as to whether The Last Jedi would see Luke train Rey, then this shot should serve as your answer. This looks like Luke training Rey as she wields a lightsaber.


This could be a shot of a brand new planet to the Star Wars universe. According to previous interviews with The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson, there will be a planet called Crait in the upcoming film, a mineral planet on the outskirts of the galaxy that will play a key role in the struggle between the First Order and the Resistance. The red dust kicked up by these ships (sadly, they're not podracers) seem to indicate mineral deposits, and with the preceeding shot to this show First Order AT-ATs in the distance, it seems like a fight is definitely on the cards here between the two forces.


Here's our first look at ex-Stormtrooper Finn, and it looks like he's still in pretty bad shape after the events of The Force Awakens.


Here's Poe Dameron and BB-8, running furiously through what seems to be a ship or base that's under some sort of attack.


In the next shot, it looks like our heroes are indeed in the dock of a ship in space. Things aren't looking good, however, with that explosion seemingly taking out Poe's custom paint job X-Wing.


And here's the Falcon, seemingly engaged again in combat within a planet's atmosphere. Who's flying this, we wonder? If Rey is training, could someone else be at the helm?


Is Rey running to a fight, or is this part of her training with Luke?


Fresh from committing patricide (woops, spoilers), here's Kylo Ren looking all pensive and rocking that facial scar he received from Rey in The Force Awakens.


This shot is likely a flashback scene to when the Knights of Ren destroyed Luke's Jedi training facility, which was the catalyst for him to disappear from the face of the galaxy in the first place.


Is that Captain Phasma leading those troopers? Looks like she survived that trash compactor she was supposedly placed in at the end of The Force Awakens.


These look like the new Nebulon-B escort frigates, but we're not quite sure where this battle is taking place. What is that planet in the background? UPDATE: We may have a pretty good guess as to what this planet is: could it be where the Resistance base was located in The Force Awakens?


The Resistance base was on a planet called D'Qar, and we noticed that in the last few frames of this shot, you can see an asteroid belt surrounding this green planet. And if you cast your mind back to The Force Awakens...


Here's a shot of D'Qar taken from The Force Awakens. Notice any similarities? So does this mean that The First Order manages to track down the Resistance base in The Last Jedi?


Did Luke really just say "It's time for the Jedi to end?" What happened to him during his long isolation? What type of man is he now? Also, this interior looks like the inside of a tree. Could this be definitive proof that the mysterious bookcase we looked at before is at the same place?

Business Insider
69 d ago
Here's everything we know so far about 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'
The first trailer for the next episode of "Star Wars" has finally been released, giving fans plenty of details to discuss while they wait for it to hit theaters in December. Here's everything we know so far from the new footage and the Star Wars Celebration event where it premiered.
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CNET News
69 d ago
Everything we spotted in that 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' trailer - CNET
Let's theorize and hypothesize and spend all day speculating what the heck is going on here. (We have eight months to kill. What's stopping you?)
Mashable
69 d ago
The first teaser for 'The Last Jedi' is here and OMG
The latest film in the Star Wars franchise has debuted a teaser and will release on December 15th in theaters. Read more...
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Polygon
69 d ago
Biggest moments and news from The Last Jedi panel at Star Wars Celebration
It wasn’t just the trailer
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ABC
69 d ago
WATCH: 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi': 1st trailer drops at Star Wars Celebration
Fans at "Star Wars" Celebration were just treated to the very first trailer for the upcoming blockbuster "The Last Jedi."
WIRED
69 d ago
The Star Wars: The Last Jedi Trailer Feels Like the New Empire Strikes Back. Hell Yeah
Judging from the trailer, the next Star Wars movie looks to be headed straight to the dark side. We can't wait. The post The Star Wars: The Last Jedi Trailer Feels Like the New Empire Strikes Back. Hell Yeah appeared first on WIRED .
GameSpot
68 d ago
Best Cosplay From Star Wars Celebration 2017

At Star Wars Celebration in Orlando Florida this year, the main things everyone was talking about were, of course, the amazing The Last Jedi Trailer and the epic movie poster reveal . But true to the conferences name, people were also at the event to celeberate! There was a whole lot of wonderful cosplay over the weekend, and here are some of the best costumed fans we found.
Keep checking back as we'll be updating this gallery all weekend.

TechCrunch
68 d ago
Crunch Report | ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Trailer…Woooah
The Last Jedi Star Wars trailer is released, Facebook runs ads in French newspapers educating people on fake news and Apple gets permission from the DMV to start testing self-driving cars. All this on Crunch Report. Read More
GameSpot
68 d ago
Star Wars: The Last Jedi Teaser Trailer Breakdown And Theories
Buddy has scoured the internet and watched the new Star Wars Episode 8 teaser trailer many times to bring you, dear viewers, every small, hidden, crazy detail and easter egg in this movie teaser direct to you!
Mashable
68 d ago
Why Rose should be your new favorite Star Wars character
ORLANDO — "Look at her," said Luke Skywalker, aka Mark Hamill. "If she were any cuter, she'd be a Disney character." The object of Jedi adoration was Kelly Marie Tran, the most recently unveiled cast member of The Last Jedi. She plays a character called Rose.
At Star Wars Celebration Friday, Tran endeared herself to fandom with the elaborate ruse she'd used to prevent her parents from blabbing the secret. She'd told them she was filming an indie movie in Canada — and even sent them bottles of maple syrup to burnish the cover story. 
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Re/code
68 d ago
Watch the ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ trailer right here
Disney’s new teaser racked up well over 40 million views online in just 24 hours.
New “Star Wars” content has arrived!
You may have noticed an anxious buzz on the internet Friday that had nothing to do with North Korea or Vladimir Putin. No, that buzz was thanks to Disney, which dropped the official trailer for “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” on YouTube and Facebook and Twitter.
The two-minute spot features some nice action shots, a few explosions and more Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) than we saw in the entire prequel, “Star War: The Force Awakens.”
As expected, the internet is gobbling this up. The video has already generated 17 million views on YouTube and 26 million views on Facebook .
Here it is for your own viewing pleasure.
CNET News
67 d ago
'Last Jedi' director explains the Star Wars movie's title, once and for all - CNET
Is Jedi singular or plural? Is it Luke, Rey or someone else? Rian Johnson has the answers.
Polygon
68 d ago
What’s new in Star Wars Battlefront 2’s multiplayer
DICE overhauls Battlefront’s heroes, space combat and more
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IGN
68 d ago
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Multiplayer Preview
Where Battlefront II’s new single player mode is attempting something different (both the mode and its content), the focus for the returning multiplayer component seems to be more about refinement. The last Battlefront got a lot right, but it also occasionally felt like gorgeous blueprints for something better to come. This could well be it.
Burnout creators Criterion have stepped in to take on the game’s vehicles and head up a much-requested new feature; a full space combat mode. While the first game’s baby steps into providing material from films other than the original trilogy have become a bold jump, this will be the first Star Wars game to include material from all three film eras (although Gungans have been studiously absent from the footage we’ve seen - make of that what you will).
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IGN
68 d ago
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Single-Player Preview
All EA really had to do to make people happy with Battlefront 2’s single-player was announce that they had one. It was an obvious missing piece in 2015’s Battlefront, and in part because of that, I expected Battlefront 2’s campaign to play things safe and avoid overlapping with anything happening in the current films or presenting any challenging controversies of its own. I’m pretty sure I was wrong.
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The campaign (which was co-written by Walt Williams, who wrote the highly-acclaimed Spec Ops: The Line) is set right after Death Star 2 explodes, and ends around the time that Starkiller Base does - a story ambitiously spanning almost 30 years. The “point”, according to contributing developer Motive, is to bridge the gap between the original trilogy and the current films, exploring what happens to an Empire without an Emperor. To do that, they decided to let players become the Empire, specifically in the shape of an elite Imperial Commander called Iden Versio, though there will also be segments that have you have you control Luke Skywalker and Kylo Ren.
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Gawker Media
68 d ago
Star Wars Battlefront II Will Tell a Canon Story of Imperial Revenge (and Have Last Jedi DLC)
Star Wars Battlefront II will give players a totally new Star Wars experience. And, this time, it’s going to count.
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GameSpot
68 d ago
Star Wars Battlefront 2: Everything We Know So Far
Though we've known about it for a little while now, we're starting to get actual details about Star Wars Battlefront II . We've compiled everything we know so far so you can keep track. Below, you can find all the important information, from news and videos to what you can expect in general.
Battlefront II follows 2015's Star Wars Battlefront , which featured characters and locations from the original trilogy only. Battlefront II widens the scope to include all eras of Star Wars canon in its multiplayer, and it also has a single-player campaign. It launches on November 17 for PS4 , PC , and Xbox One .
The Reveal Trailer
After a trailer leak and a brief teaser , we've finally gotten an official, full trailer for Battlefront II. Like the leaked version, the full trailer is narrated by Imperial commander Iden Versio and includes Darth Maul, Yoda, Luke, Rey, and Kylo Ren. This full version adds more action and makes it more clear that the story takes place after the events of Return of the Jedi.
Battlefront II FAQ
When does the game come out?
Battlefront II launches on November 17 for PS4 , PC , and Xbox One .
Is it canon?
Yes! The single-player story is approved and considered part of the official Star Wars canon by Lucasfilm.
When does it take place?
The single-player campaign picks up after the end of Return of the Jedi and covers the 30-year span between that movie and The Force Awakens. The multiplayer includes characters and locations from "all eras" of the Star Wars timeline.
What's the story about?
The single-player campaign stars Iden Versio, an Imperial commander who's seeking to avenge the Emperor following the destruction of the Death Star. Most of the story will be from the Empire's perspective, but there will also be missions where you play as established characters , including Luke Skywalker and Kylo Ren. It also introduces a new planet, Iden's homeworld of Vardos.
How does multiplayer work?
Multiplayer matches can include up to 40 players. The game features a class system for troopers, which can be upgraded as you play and customized for your play style. Trooper skins will change to match the era and location of battle for more authenticity.
The game will also bring back heroes, which can also be upgraded as you play and unlock abilities. The heroes confirmed so far include Darth Maul, Yoda, Luke Skywalker, Rey, and Kylo Ren. Mutliplayer will include characters from all of Star Wars canon, and it seems that unlike the troopers, their availability in battle won't be tied to that battle's place in the timeline.
What about vehicles?
Vehicles work the same way troopers and heroes do; they're upgradeable and customizable. There are more run-of-the-mill vehicles, like TIE fighters, as well as "hero ships," like the Millennium Falcon. There are also rideable tauntauns.
What comes with a preorder/the deluxe edition?
The Elite Trooper Deluxe Edition of Battlefront II includes a slew of bonuses for those who preorder. They are:
Access to play Battlefront II on November 14, three days earlyUpgraded versions of all four trooper classes (Officer, Assault, Heavy, and Specialist)Four epic ability upgrades--one for each trooper classInstant weapon unlocks and weapon modifications for each trooper classExclusive Kylo Ren- and Rey-themed looks, inspired by Star Wars: The Last JediEpic ability modifiers for Kylo Ren and ReyAn epic ability modifier for the Millennium Falcon
Preordering the standard version gets you the last three bonuses only. The standard version is $60, while the deluxe is $80.
Our Impressions So Far
For more on Star Wars Battlefront II, check out all our written and video coverage .
GameSpot
68 d ago
Star Wars Celebration's Most Creative Cosplay

There was a whole lot of cosplay at Star Wars Celebration over the weekend in Orlando, Florida. Quite a few people created costumes that were out of the box in terms of design--and one person was quite literally inside a box. Here are the most creative cosplayers we saw at the convention.
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CNET News
68 d ago
Make Star Wars treats of Jaxxon the rabbit - CNET
Move over, Easter bunny. Star Wars bounty hunter Jaxxon is the muse for these tasty Rice Krispies Treat Pops.
ABC
68 d ago
WATCH: What Mark Hamill, Daisy Ridley say new 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' trailer might reveal
In an exclusive ABC News interview, the cast, director Rian Johnson and Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy discuss what fans can expect in the new movie.
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