New ‘Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker’ Photo Reveals Close-Up Look At Emperor Palpatine

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A new Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker photo reveals a detailed look at Emperor Palpatine.

For the final chapter of the main Star Wars story, the filmmaker behind The Rise of Skywalker opted to bring back the sinister Emperor Palpatine. Not only did fans learn that Palpatine had combined the powers of the dark side with cloning science to keep himself alive for decades, but it turned out the Sith Lord was also pulling the strings from the shadows in preparation for his full return and the rise of the Final Order.

Now, a new photo from Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker gives fans a closer look at the cloned body of Emperor Palpatine. Furthermore, the image gives fans a detailed look at one of the machines being used to keep the clone body alive.

You can check out the photo below.

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What did you think of Emperor Palatine’s return for the final chapter of the Skywalker saga? Let us know in the comments section below.

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.

Source: Star Wars

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