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First 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' trailer thrills fans

It's heartbreaking to think that the Star Wars universe has seen the last of Leia Organa, who was fearless, uncompromising, and inspiring to all who knew her.

Is Luke Skywalker training Rey to be a Jedi or not?

It will be Carrie Fisher's last appearance in the core "Star Wars" films that follow the saga of the Skywalker family.

We see Rey's hand making rock particles that defy gravity and dance using the Force. We're looking forward to both of these, and hope to see more of the mysterious Captain Phasma in Star Wars: The Last Jedi. when that film opens on December 15th.

Rey's origins are said to be revealed in this newest installment in the series, and she also manages to come notably close to one of those trademark Disney princesses.

We're about seven months away from the Last Jedi.

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The teaser's makers give us a glimpse from behind of presumably the late Carrie Fisher's Gen. Leia Organa.

Speculation is about to run rampant online with questions ranging from "Why didn't we see Benecio del Toro's new villain?" to "Will we get to see more of the Knight of Ren?" It will be hard to imagine a world in which we are disappointed with Luke, but that doesn't mean the main character in the movie will be equally thrilled with him.

Ever since the tragic passing of Carrie Fisher, there's been much debate over how Lucasfilm should proceed with the rest of the Star Wars sequel trilogy.

"Sadly, Carrie will not be in (Episode) Nine", Kennedy said.

What role will Finn play in The Last Jedi? This is reaffirmed by Luke's statement during the trailer that "It's so much bigger", likely a response to the notion of balance between the light and dark sides of the force.

The surprise announcement on Friday comes after Carrie's brother Todd Fisher previously said the late actress would feature in the ninth instalment of the sci-fi franchise. This led many to believe that Lucasfilm might take the CGI route and recreate her digitally, though that rumor was put to bed pretty quickly. I feel like that's what happened with Carrie. It's his final words in the trailer that has us intrigued: "I only know one truth: it's time for the Jedi... to end".

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