Warning: The following post contains spoilers for Star Wars: The Last Jedi!
A recently released TV spot for Star Wars: The Last Jedi features Rey wielding Kyo Ren’s red lightsaber.
For some time now, fans have been concerned that Rey could join the dark side of the Force by the end of The Last Jedi and those fears were only heightened when the latest trailer for the film suggested that the young heroine might align with the villainous Kylo Ren. Now, a new TV spot for the next chapter of the saga has been released that is likely to have fans worried as it features Rey wielding Kylo Ren’s red lightsaber while surrounded by First Order guards.
You can watch the TV spot below!
An additional TV spot has also been released featuring new footage, including a brief exchange between Luke Skywalker and an evidently foul-mouthed R2-D2.
— Disney (@Disney) December 7, 2017
There’s a solid chance that Rey is simply defending herself with the weapon that is most immediately available to her, though fans will have to wait until the film hits theaters next week to be certain.
In Lucasfilm’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the Skywalker saga continues as the heroes of The Force Awakens join the galactic legends in an epic adventure that unlocks age-old mysteries of the Force and shocking revelations of the past.
Written and directed by Rian Johnson, Star Wars: The Last Jedi stars Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Gwendoline Christie, Andy Serkis, Laura Dern, Kelly Marie Tran and Benicio del Toro.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi will be released in theaters on December 15, 2017.
5 Ways ‘The Last Jedi’ Links To Greater ‘Star Wars’ Canon
Star Wars: The Last Jedi is right around the corner. The film is the next chapter in the ongoing Skywalker saga. It’s also unique in the Star Wars films as it is the first one to be an immediate sequel to its predecessor. But that does not mean there won’t be plenty of Easter eggs for fans of the greater Star Wars canon to pick up on and enjoy.
One of the biggest criticisms about the previous Star Wars canon, now dubbed Legends, is that ancillary material never connected. Since Disney has taken over and the establishment of the Star Wars Story Group, that has all changed. The modus operandi has been to have everything connect but not in an intrusive way– one that feels more natural to reward the more hardcore fans as well as to intrigue new fans.
Here are 5 ways The Last Jedi links to greater Star Wars canon. Click Next to get started!