Fans were thrilled to discover that the first official clip from Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker was released, and they quickly noticed that the teaser offers a hint of the movie’s story structure. The final Star Wars 9 trailer was released a month ago, and now we only have a few weeks to go before we are able to see The Rise of Skywalker in theaters all around the world. In the meantime, Disney made sure to take advantage of every marketing opportunity, with an abundance of new images, character posters, magazine covers, and more.
So far, The Rise of Skywalker promos have been vague, not giving away any important information. Based on what we have been shown so far, it is hard to put together the story structure. The released footage showed us the new planets featured in the upcoming movie, but no other clues were offered.
Director J.J. Abrams made an appearance on Good Morning, America, unveiling an exclusive clip from the movie. This bit is from the Pasaana speeder chase that Disney has been teasing for some time. During the interview, Abrams revealed that the sequence is from early in the movie, suggesting it is part of act one.
This scene is the perfect bit to release during a promotion. Even though we now know Pasaana takes place in the first act, the circumstances of the scene are still a mystery.
We are curious to see if Disney’s efforts to keep so many details secret will be worth it in the end. The pre-sales set new records, suggesting audiences are excited about the release of the movie. On the other hand, some people were not pleased with the marketing strategy, claiming the final trailer is weak.