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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker character poster: Rey

Daisy Ridley is ready to face whatever Episode IX throws at Rey. (Disney)

Thirteen new character posters released for 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker'

Tom Butler
Senior Editor

There’s no Luke or Leia, but most of the other big players have been represented in a baker’s dozen of new Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker character posters released overnight by Disney.

Lucasfilm and director J.J. Abrams join forces once again to take viewers on an epic journey to a galaxy far, far away with Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, the riveting conclusion of the seminal Skywalker saga, where new legends will be born and the final battle for freedom is yet to come.

The film stars Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Anthony Daniels, Naomi Ackie, Domhnall Gleeson, Richard E. Grant, Lupita Nyong’o, Keri Russell, Joonas Suotamo, Kelly Marie Tran, with Ian McDiarmid and Billy Dee Williams.

Read more: The Rise of Skywalker writing credits revealed

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is directed by J.J. Abrams and produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Abrams and Michelle Rejwan. Callum Greene, Tommy Gormley and Jason McGatlin serve as executive producers. The screenplay was written by Chris Terrio & J.J. Abrams and the story is by Derek Connolly & Colin Trevorrow and J.J. Abrams & Chris Terrio, based on characters created by George Lucas. 

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker opens in UK cinemas on 19 December. Tickets are on sale now.