Welcome to episode 80 of Starships, Sabers, and Scoundrels: Vanity Fair on The Rise of Skywalker. On this episode, The Scoundrels are breaking down everything we learned from Lev Grossman’s article and Annie Leibovitz’s pictures in Vanity Fair about The Rise of Skwyalker. Plus, there is some news about upcoming Star Wars projects as well.
Star Wars News
Before the Vanity Fair discussion, the Scoundrels have two primary news stories to cover this week:
After the release dates for the next three Star Wars movies were announced last week, Star Wars fans now know who is in charge of those films, and
The Mandalorian and the Cassian Andor series aren’t the only live action Star Wars shows coming to Disney+.
Dennis, Jay, and Darth Taxus have several opinions on what Bob Iger’s announcements about upcoming movies and live action television shows on Disney+ mean.
Annie Leibovitz’s The Rise of Skywalker photos in Vanity Fair
The talk of the Star Wars world for the past week has been all about Annie Leibovitz’s photographs and Lev Grossman’s article about The Rise of Skywalker in Vanity Fair. Now, the Scoundrels dive in and discuss:
The Knights of Ren,
The involvement of Jordan in filming the movie,
Keri Russell’s character: Zorri Bliss,
The introduction of Richard E. Grant’s character,
Billy Dee Williams returns to Star Wars,
Kylo Ren and Rey’s Force connection,
Jannah and Finn riding on orbaks,
How Carrie Fisher was integrated into The Rise of Skywalker,
Luke Skywalker’s role in The Rise of Skywalker, and
So much more.