New ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ Poster Mirrors ‘A New Hope’

A brand new poster for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker harkens back to the 1977’s Star Wars: A New Hope. 

This new poster for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker comes courtesy of RealD 3D in promotion of the film’s presentation in that format. The poster places the Sequel Trilogy’s trio of main heroes united together with a giant helmet of Kylo Ren in the horizon. As you can see, it mirrors the original poster for A New Hope: 

It’s fitting that this poster for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker would pay tribute to A New Hope’s poster. After all, 1977’s A New Hope was the film that kickstarted the cultural phenomenon and given that Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is set up to be the conclusion to the Skywalker Saga after over 40 years, it only makes sense to pay tribute to where it all began.

Where do you rank this A New Hope-style poster for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker compared to the others released? Would you like to add this one to your collection and place it right next to the original A New Hope poster you have plastered on your wall? Sound off in the comments below, and be sure to continue following Heroic Hollywood for all the latest news regarding the Star Wars franchise.

Here is the official synopsis for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker:

Lucasfilm and director J. J. Abrams join forces once again to take viewers on an epic journey to a galaxy far, far away with Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, the riveting conclusion of the seminal Skywalker saga, where new legends will be born and the final battle for freedom is yet to come.

Directed by J. J. Abrams, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker stars Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Domhnall Gleeson, Kelly Marie Tran, Joonas Suotamo, Billie Lourd, Naomi Ackie, Richard E. Grant, Keri Russell, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Ian McDiarmid, and Billy Dee Williams. Carrie Fisher will appear as General Leia Organa through the use of previously unreleased footage shot for Star Wars: The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi.

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker hits theaters on December 20, 2019.

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DC Universe Debuts ‘Doom Patrol’ Character Posters

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Doom PatrolAlong with the premiere of the first teaser for Doom Patrol, DC Universe also debuted a collection of character posters for each of the members of perhaps the strangest team of characters to be adapted in live-action form for DC Comics.

In particular, these new character posters highlight Timothy Dalton's The Chief, Diane Guerrero's Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade's Cyborg, April Bowlby's Elasti-Woman, Matt Bomer's Negative Man and Brendan Fraser's Robotman. These posters each follow unique designs that reflect the nature of each character and tease unique personalities amongst the group as well.

You can start the gallery of new posters by clicking "Next".

Which of these Doom Patrol posters is your favorite? Are you excited to see what the cast brings to these roles? Sound off in the comments below, and be sure to continue following Heroic Hollywood for all the latest news in the DC Universe.

Doom Patrol is a reimagining of one of DC’s strangest group of outcast Super Heroes which includes: Matt Bomer as Larry Trainor/Negative Man, Brendan Fraser as Cliff Steele/Robotman, April Bowlby as Elasti-Woman, Diane Guerrero as Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade as Victor Stone/Cyborg and Timothy Dalton as Dr. Niles Caulder/The Chief.

Here is the synopsis for the show:

“Doom Patrol will find the reluctant heroes in a place they never expected to be, called to action by Cyborg, who comes to them with a mission hard to refuse, but with a warning that is hard to ignore: their lives will never, ever be the same.”

Doom Patrol will premiere on February 15, 2019 exclusively on DC Universe.

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