Star Wars: The last Jedi will hit the US cinemas tomorrow; December 15 and the comic world can’t contain their excitement. As the release date draws closer more details about the highly anticipated film are released – read on if you’re as eager as we are.
The movie is written and directed by Rian Johnson and is also known as Star Wars: Episode VIII-The Last Jedi.
The plot of the movie follows the events of the previous Star Wars: The Force Awakens. To explain, Rey commences her Jedi training with Luke Skywalker after she finds him. However, Luke is concerned about her immense strength with the Force. Consequently, the First Order led by Kylo Ren and Snoke prepare to battle the Resistance.
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The movie stars John Boyega who reappraises his role as Finn. Other returning actors and roles are as follows, Daisy Ridley as Rey, Adam Driver as Kylo Ren and Mark Hamill as the famous Luke Skywalker. Supporting characters and the actors that play them also return for this sequel, for example, Oscar Isaac as Poe Dameron, Lupita Nyong’o as Maz Kanata.
It has already garnered sky-high ratings, primarily for the computer graphics, action scenes and the sensational references to the previous instalments. However, the celebrity cameos are also a reason for the excitement. You can look forward to seeing dreamboat – Tom Hardy, Prince William and Harry, Gary Barlow and voice-over by Joseph Gordon-Levitt.
Despite all the anticipation surrounding the release, it will also be the final appearance of Carrie Fisher. Fisher’s role of Princess Leia is unsurpassed; sadly she passed away in 2016. At the world premiere, her contribution to the franchise was honoured, and the public witnessed a moving tribute that has been trending.
Gamblers that are fans of the Star Wars franchise will be able to play anyone of the four versions of Star Wars theme pokies. These versions are titled – Droid Hunt, Empires Strikes Back, Dark Side and Jabba’s Place. Unfortunately, for online gamblers, there isn’t an online version yet, but we’re being optimistic!