There is news for fans of the Star Wars movies. There will be episode. It will be the film to be made. The of the new Star Wars movie was announced in Chicago. It is called "The Rise of Skywalker". There is a two-minute of the movie for people to watch. The trailer is now on YouTube. It gives people a of what the new movie will be like. The trailer was posted on Twitter, with the words: "Every generation has a legend." The new film will have an all-star . Actor Mark Hamill will play Luke Skywalker, and the Carrie Fisher will play Princess Leia. Fisher died in 2016, but the filmmakers were able to use previously unseen from the movie "The Force Awakens".
The Star Wars movies are among the successful films ever made. The first one was released in 1977 and was made by the film-maker George Lucas. Over forty years later, they are still popular. Lucas' company Lucasfilm made the first six movies. Disney bought the in 2012 for over $4 billion. In 2018, the total of the Star Wars franchise was estimated to be around $65 billion. Film critic Roger Ebert said the first Star Wars movie changed Hollywood and influenced movies were made for after. The Star Wars movie began a new of films that used a lot of special effects and high-energy action .