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

Tom ButlerSenior 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.

Daisy Ridley is ready to face whatever Episode IX throws at Rey. (Disney)
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker character poster: Rey
Daisy Ridley is ready to face whatever Episode IX throws at Rey. (Disney)
Adam Driver's dark lord has reforged his iconic helmet, and is now serving as the Supreme Leader of the First Order. (Disney)
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker character poster: Kylo Ren
Adam Driver's dark lord has reforged his iconic helmet, and is now serving as the Supreme Leader of the First Order. (Disney)
BB-8 rolling into action. (Disney)
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker character poster: BB-8
BB-8 rolling into action. (Disney)
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Anthony Daniels is back as everyone's favourite protocol droid. (Disney)
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker character poster: C-3PO
Anthony Daniels is back as everyone's favourite protocol droid. (Disney)
D-O is the latest droid on the block. (Disney)
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker character poster: D-O
D-O is the latest droid on the block. (Disney)
Joonas Suotamo returns as Chewbacca. (Disney)
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker character poster: Chewbacca
Joonas Suotamo returns as Chewbacca. (Disney)
Oscar Isaac's pilot is taking a leading role in the Resistance following the events of <em>The Last Jedi</em>. (Disney)
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker character poster: Poe Dameron
Oscar Isaac's pilot is taking a leading role in the Resistance following the events of The Last Jedi. (Disney)
John Boyega's Finn looks set to play a more central role in <em>The Rise of Skywalker</em>. (Disney)
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker character poster: Finn
John Boyega's Finn looks set to play a more central role in The Rise of Skywalker. (Disney)
Kelly Marie Tran's Resistance fighter has evolved from her position as a mechanic in <em>The Last Jedi</em>. (Disney)
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker character poster: Rose Tico
Kelly Marie Tran's Resistance fighter has evolved from her position as a mechanic in The Last Jedi. (Disney)
Bill Dee Williams' scoundrel is back in the cape. (Disney)
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker character poster: Lando Calrissian
Bill Dee Williams' scoundrel is back in the cape. (Disney)
Kerri Rusell's new character is a scoundrel native to the frigid planet Kijimi. (Disney)
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker character poster: Zorri Bliss
Kerri Rusell's new character is a scoundrel native to the frigid planet Kijimi. (Disney)
Artoo has largely been sidelined in the sequel trilogy. (Disney)
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker character poster: R2-D2
Artoo has largely been sidelined in the sequel trilogy. (Disney)
Newcomer Naomi Ackie is a freedom fighter who teams up with Finn to fight the First Order. (Disney)
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker character poster: Jannah
Newcomer Naomi Ackie is a freedom fighter who teams up with Finn to fight the First Order. (Disney)

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