Final ‘Star Wars Episode IX’ trailer arrives
26 October 2019 | 2:44 pm
On what would have been Carrie Fisher's 63rd birthday, the final trailer for 'Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker', which will mark her last appearance on film, dropped on Monday during halftime of the Patriots and the Jets American football match on ESPN. Ryan Brooks reports.
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