Disney Plus recently announced that Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker will arrive on the streaming service two months earlier than originally planned.
Although Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is currently available on home release, Disney Plus recently announced that the final film in the saga will be available to stream sooner than expected. The film was originally slated to arrive on the streaming service in two months time, but it’ll be available to watch on an extremely appropriate day.
A tweet confirmed that The Rise of Skywalker will be available to stream on May 4, also known as Star Wars day. There’ll be plenty of new Star Wars content to stream on Disney Plus for the occasion, with a behind-the-scenes documentary series about The Mandalorian premiering as well as the final episode of The Clone Wars. Take a look at the announcement below.
— Star Wars (@starwars) April 27, 2020
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Here is the official synopsis for 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, 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. The late Carrie Fisher appears as General Leia Organa through the use of previously unreleased footage shot for The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi.
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is now available on Digital HD, 4K Ultra HD, Blu-Ray, and DVD. Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for all the latest news regarding Star Wars and be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel!