Star Wars: The Last Jedi is a 2017 American epic space-opera film directed by Rian Johnson.

Official trailers

Star Wars on Monday, October 09, 2017 released the trailer:
Star Wars: The Last Jedi Trailer (Official).

Story intro

Shortly after the destruction of Starkiller Base, General Leia Organa leads the evacuation of Resistance forces from D'Qar, when a First Order fleet arrives. Against Leia's orders, Poe Dameron leads a costly counterattack that destroys a First Order dreadnought. The remaining Resistance escapes into hyperspace, but the First Order uses a device to track them, and attacks again. Kylo Ren hesitates to fire on the lead Resistance ship after sensing his mother Leia's presence, but his wingmen destroy the bridge, killing most of the Resistance's leaders. Leia is dragged into space, but survives by using the Force. While Leia recovers, Vice Admiral Holdo assumes command of the Resistance. Running low on fuel, the remaining fleet is pursued by the First Order. Rey, having traveled to Ahch-To with Chewbacca and R2-D2 aboard the Millennium Falcon, attempts to recruit Luke Skywalker to the Resistance. Under self-imposed exile, Luke refuses to help and says that the Jedi should end; but, encouraged by R2-D2, he eventually begins to teach Rey about the Force. Rey and Kylo begin communicating through the Force, puzzling them both. After Kylo tells Rey what happened between him and Luke that caused him to choose the dark side, Luke confesses that he momentarily contemplated killing Kylo upon sensing that Snoke was corrupting him; this prompted Kylo to destroy Luke's new Jedi Order. Convinced that Kylo can be redeemed, Rey leaves Ahch-To. Luke prepares to burn the Jedi library, but hesitates. Luke's late teacher Yoda appears as a spirit, destroys the library by summoning a bolt of lightning, and encourages Luke to learn from his failure.

Cast

Mark Hamill
Luke Skywalker, a powerful Jedi Master
Mark Hamill
Dobbu Scay, named after as the film's editor, Bob Ducsay
Carrie Fisher
General Leia Organa, twin sister to Luke, former princess of Alderaan, and a leading general in the Resistance
Adam Driver
Kylo Ren, Supreme Leader Snoke's disciple
Daisy Ridley
Rey, a highly Force-sensitive scavenger from the desert planet Jakku
John Boyega
Finn, a former stormtrooper of the First Order
Oscar Isaac
Poe Dameron, a high-ranking X-wing fighter pilot in the Resistance
Andy Serkis
Supreme Leader Snoke, the leader of the First Order and Kylo Ren's master
Lupita Nyong'o
Maz Kanata, a pirate and ally of the Resistance
Domhnall Gleeson
General Hux, the former head of the First Order's Starkiller Base
Anthony Daniels
C-3PO, a humanoid protocol droid in the service of Leia Organa
Gwendoline Christie
Captain Phasma, the commander of the First Order's stormtroopers
Kelly Marie Tran
Rose Tico, a member of the Resistance
Laura Dern
Vice Admiral Amilyn Holdo, an officer in the Resistance
Frank Oz
Yoda, the deceased former Jedi Master, and Luke's wise mentor
Benicio del Toro
DJ, an underworld codebreaker

About

Principal photography began in March 2016; Kennedy later said filming would begin in January 2016.

The film Star Wars: The Last Jedi was scheduled to be released on December 9, 2017 (Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles), on December 13, 2017 (Sweden, France), on December 14, 2017 (Germany), on December 15, 2017 (United States) and on January 5, 2018 (People's Republic of China) by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, 2i Film, B&H Film Distribution, Buena Vista International, Cinecolor Films, Cineforum, Falcon, Feelgood Entertainment, Forum Hungary, NOS Audiovisuais, Press Play Pictures, Saturn Films, United International Pictures (UIP), Walt Disney Company Nordic, Walt Disney Studios Japan, Walt Disney Studios Sony Pictures Releasing (WDSSPR), Buena Vista Home Entertainment and Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment.

The duration of the film is 152 minutes. With a budget of $200 - 317 million, the film grossed over $1.333 billion.

The film had received a "PG-13" rating.

Rating

Star Wars: The Last Jedi got high rating from critics. But the audience dislikes the film. Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "A" on a scale ranging from A+ to F.

External links

Official website: starwars.com/the-last-jedi

Wikipedia: Star Wars: The Last Jedi

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