Vanity Fair publishes The Rise of Skywalker BTS Photos
Here at Mellow 94.7, we’re all excited for the final episode of the Skywalker Saga, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, and we got even more excited when Vanity Fair released exclusive behind-the-scenes photos by photographer Annie Leibovitz to let us see the faces and places behind the film.
Anthony Daniels who plays C3-PO is the only cast member to appear in all nine Skywalker films, is seen here being cared for in the desert heat by crew members while BB-8 looks on.
The Knights of Ren – the elite and fearsome enforcers of Kylo Ren’s dark will – are receiving direction from J.J. Abrams alongside Stunt Coordinator, Eunice Huthart.
Keri Russell is revealed by Vanity Fair as the masked scoundrel Zorri Bliss.
The leaders of the First Order, General Hux (Domhnall Gleeson) and Allegiant General Pryde (Richard E. Grant) on the bridge of Kylo Ren’s destroyer.
Awaiting the call to action for a chase scene, Joonas Suotamo (Chewbacca). Daisy Ridley, Anthony Daniels (C-3PO), and John Boyega are on standby.
Camera operator Colin Anderson readies a take for a chase sequence spotlighting the heroics of Chewbacca, BB-8, and Rey.
Joined by Poe Dameron (Oscar Isaac), Chewbacca, D-O, and BB-8, Lando Calrissian (Billy Dee Williams) retakes the helm of the Millennium Falcon.
Leading the charge against the mechanized forces of the First Order, Finn and new ally Jannah (Naomi Ackie) atop hardy orbacks.
Camera operator Colin Anderson readies a take
The Aki-Aki, natives of the planet Pasaana, are played by Jordanian locals.
In a stormy confrontation, Kylo Ren (Adam Driver) and Rey (Daisy Ridley) battle it out with their lightsabers.
Director and co-writer J. J. Abrams and crew weather the Jordanian sun to capture the action on planet Pasaana.
Composer John Williams conducting the Star Wars score, drawing on themes and motifs he has woven across four decades. “I didn’t think there would ever be a second film,” he says.
Mark Hamill, as Luke, with R2-D2. Speculation is rampant about who will “rise” as the Skywalker of the movie’s title—and how that choice will reflect the way the world has changed since Star Wars debuted in 1977.
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker will show in cinemas on December 20, 2019.