'Star Wars': The End Is... Sigh It's time to say goodbye to a story that began in 1977 with a movie then known as Star Wars. Nine films later, this branch of the saga concludes with Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker. In this chapter, director J.J. Abrams attempts the almost impossible by trying to bring all this in for a landing. Scavenger Rey, her friends Finn and Poe, and the mysterious Kylo Ren are all back for one last lap, and so are brief glimpses of many faces from movies past.
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'Star Wars': The End Is... Sigh

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'Star Wars': The End Is... Sigh

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Rey (Daisy Ridley) returns in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. Jonathan Olley/Lucasfilm Ltd. hide caption

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It's time to say goodbye to a story that began in 1977 with a movie then known as Star Wars. Nine films later, this branch of the saga concludes with Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker. In this chapter, director J.J. Abrams attempts the almost impossible by trying to bring all this in for a landing. Scavenger Rey, her friends Finn and Poe, and the mysterious Kylo Ren are all back for one last lap, and so are brief glimpses of many faces from movies past.

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The audio was produced by Emmanuel Johnson and edited by Jessica Reedy.