J.J. Abrams Says ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ Will Answer “as Many Questions as Possible”

Collider | 10/19/2019 | Allie Gemmill
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The end is near as we get closer and closer to the premiere of Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker in December. The ninth film will bring to a close the epic “Skywalker saga”, which began in 1977 with George Lucas‘ Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope. Now, more than 40 years later, this one tale which has dominated pop culture is about to wrap up.

For Rise of Skywalker director J.J. Abrams, wrapping up this story has been a daunting process. Abrams recently opened up to Entertainment Weekly about the end of Rise of Skywalker (“Endings are the thing that scare me the most”) and what this final chapter means to the overall Skywalker saga.

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“This is about bringing this thing to a close in a way that is emotional and meaningful and also satisfying in terms of actually answering [as many] questions as possible,” Abrams tells EW. “So if years from now, someone’s watching these movies, all nine of them, they’re watching a story that is as cohesive as possible.”

Abrams also detailed to EW that he and Rise of Skywalker co-writer Chris Terrio wanted to leave some room for inspiration to strike and find a way to honor Lucas’ vision of three three-act plays telling this story.


“While there were many things that were planned for and discussed...
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