During the panel, director Rian Johnson and star John Boyega shed some light on a number of topics including the First Oder's sinister plans, Finn's relationship with Poe and some important advice regarding the lovable droid BB-8.
"She'll always be the princess who took command and never backed down", he said.
Late last night, Lucasfilm and Disney announced Forces of Destiny, a new animated series/merchandise line focusing on the female heroes of the Star Wars galaxy. Plus, it would put a dent in their budget to try to digitally recreate her character.
Carrie Fisher, known as Princess Leia to Star Wars fans, passed away in December, 2016.
Unfortunately Rey won't have long to train as the villainous First Order, led by Kylo Ren (Adam Driver) and his master Supreme Leader Snoke (Andy Serkis), are also hunting down Luke before he can stop their evil plans. She's a brilliant writer.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi is set to open on December 15, 2017. "The Force Awakens", which follows the original trilogy's story line, pulled in $2.1 billion world-wide in 2015.
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Fans get glimpses of Darth Vader's smashed mask, and Rey training with a lightsaber on a cliff, as well as the Millennium Falcon. "So he's in recovery, but he'll definitely be back in The Last Jedi, and he's not playing this time".
Fighting to remained composed through her tearjerking speech, Lourd finished by reciting her mother's iconic message to Obi-Wan Kenobi before Celebration revealed the tribute montage above. "She loved this incredible character she got to create - this force, called Leia". It was a hard part to play, and she pulled it off brilliantly.
The trailer finally features dialogue from the series main character, Luke Skywalker, who ominously states at the end of the preview, "it's time for the Jedi to end".
The Star Wars Island shots certainly deliver the latter. "I think the legacy should continue".
A poster for the next film was also released.