Disney and Lucasfilm have announced that fans will be able to purchase advance tickets for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker from this coming Monday, October 21st.
The Rise of Skywalker sees Star Wars: The Force Awakens director J.J. Abrams returning to the franchise to close out not only the Sequel Trilogy, but the entire nine-film Skywalker Saga.
Meanwhile, after previous rumours suggesting that the latest trailer for The Rise of Skywalker could be set to drop during the October 21st edition of Monday Night Football, and now that has officially been confirmed by the Star Wars Twitter account:
— Star Wars (@starwars) October 19, 2019
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is set for release on December 19th 2019 in the UK and December 20th 2019 in North America with J.J. Abrams (Star Wars: The Force Awakens) directing a cast that includes Star Wars veterans Daisy Ridley (Rey), Adam Driver (Kylo Ren), John Boyega (Finn), Oscar Isaac (Poe Dameron), Lupita Nyong’o (Maz Kanata), Domhnall Gleeson (General Hux), Kelly Marie Tran (Rose Tico), Joonas Suotamo (Chewbacca), Billie Lourd (Lieutenant Connix), Greg Grunberg (Snap Wexley), Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker), Anthony Daniels (C-3PO), Billy Dee Williams (Lando Calrissian) and Carrie Fisher (Leia Organa) as well as new additions Naomi Ackie (Lady Macbeth), Richard E. Grant (Logan), Dominic Monaghan (Lost), and Keri Russell (The Americans).