The fight scenes in “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” are as hard to pull off as they look. Lucasfilm just dropped a new, behind the scenes look at the “Star Wars” cast learning how to wield their weapons, fight in armor and fight each other. See Daisy Ridley (“Murder on the Orient Express”), Gwendoline Christie (“Game of Thrones”), John Boyega (“Detroit”), Adam Driver (“Silence”) and Kelly Marie Tran (“About a Boy”) training for the upcoming film below.
The trailer is yet another teasing look at “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” which is set to premiere in just two weeks. Disney and Lucasfilm have been rolling out trailers, group interviews, phones and even a line of “Star Wars” themed Nissans to celebrate Episode VII. “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” will pick up on an island far, far away where Rey seeks out the last Jedi in the galaxy, Luke Skywalker. The next installment of the “Star Wars” saga is sure to unlock new revelations about the power of the Force and reveal what’s happened to Skywalker since he took down Darth Vader.
The film sees the return of Mark Hamill (“Star Wars” series), Carrie Fisher (“Star Wars” series), Anthony Daniels (“Star Wars” series), Oscar Isaac (“Inside Llewyn Davis”), Ridley, Driver, Boyega, Christie, Domnhall Gleeson (“The Revenant”) and Lupita Nyong’o (“Twelve Years a Slave”). Joining “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” are Andy Serkis (“The Lord of the Rings” trilogy), Laura Dern (“Big Little Lies”), Benicio Del Toro (“Sicario”) and Tran. “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” is written and directed by Rian Johnson (“Looper”), with Kathleen Kennedy (“Rogue One”) and Ram Bergman (“Don Jon”) producing. J.J. Abrams (“Star Wars: The Force Awakens”), Tom Karnowski (“The Post”) and Jason McGatlin (“Rogue One”) executive produce.
“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” hits theaters Dec. 15. Watch the trailer below.
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