To a certain set of people oblivious of what the Star Wars saga is all about and those strictly opposed to the concept of science fiction, this is the simplest summary you will ever come across – the idea that would later turn out to be what is known as Star Wars was first concocted by American writer, producer and director George Lucas who spent a year of his life (1973-1974) writing the script of Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope, only to be turned down by several studios who felt it was a whole new concept plagued with several uncertainties. It eventually took the bravery of 20th Century Fox to accept to shoot the film (with several terms and conditions); a move which marked the beginning of an era which might just end with the release of Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker.
The Star Wars Saga which has been a global phenomenon since inception, raking in several billions of dollars because of its top-notch acting, directing and the compelling storyline that has seen it become embedded in popular culture today. It is also a major inspiration to cosplayers around the globe. For the sake of this article, lets critically examine the latest movie in the franchise titled Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker, its plot and shed some light on if it is going to mark the end of what has been an incredible journey so far.
The Rise of Skywalker Plot
Since the official release of Star Wars: The Rise of SkyWalker thriller on YouTube on the 12th of April 2019, there has been lots of speculation on social media by fans and movie analyst as regards what to expect in the upcoming movie (as the trailer didn’t do much justice to that). However, in line with keeping you up to date, here is all you need to know about The Rise of Skywalker and its plot for the time being.
The Rise of Skywalker which is expected to be the third installment in the Star Wars sequel trilogy, other two being The Force Awakens (2015) and The Last Jedi (2017), is the ninth installment in the Skywalker Saga following the original Star Wars film (1977), The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and Return of the Jedi (1983) Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace (1999), Episode II – Attack of the Clones (2002), and Episode III – Revenge of the Sith (2005). The movie was shot in Los Angeles, California and directed by J.J Adams.
At this point in time, it really is no news how successful each Star Wars installment has been in the box office. With The Last Jedi grossing $1.333 billion, the Rise of the Skywalker is expected to surpass or at least meet up to such mouthwatering figures in order to be regarded as successful. While there is very little known as regards the plot of The Rise of Skywalker the official poster revealed that there is going to be an epic fight scene between Kylo Ren and Rey. The movie which is set to be released on December 20, 2019, will also mark the long-awaited return of Emperor Palpatine known for being a mastermind in unleashing mayhem.
Is Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker The Last One or Will There Be Another Release?
While we eagerly await the release of The Rise of Skywalker, one question on the lips of die-hard Star Wars fans is if it will be the last one in the franchise. If opportune to have a one on one talk with a producer, director or writer of a movie or TV show, they will tell you the hardest part in the creative process is the end as oftentimes, a great body of work can easily be ruined by its closing minutes. That being said, The Rise of Skywalker is expected to be the last of the Skywalker trilogy and the Star Wars Sequel as a whole. After shooting of The Rise of Skywalker ended, actor John Boyega posted a heartfelt message on Twitter, thanking the whole Star Wars cast and crew for making his dreams come true. It is indeed the end of an era even though ardent fans still want more.