Disney releases 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' special look

Rey and Kylo fighting

New Star Wars Trailer Teases Rey's Trip to the Dark Side

JJ Abrams confessed to the packed house at Disney's D23 Expo over the weekend that a trailer for Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker wasn't quite ready to show fans at the annual confab.

These include what appears to be a shot of that epic fight Daisy Ridley spoke of, a fleet of First Order ships going up against Resistance fighters, and a truly ominous shot of her in a dark hood wielding a red, double-sided lightsaber.

The video begins with excerpts from past Star Wars movies, before sprinkling in clips from The Rise of Skywalker.

Watch the trailer here. The footage shows a murderous Rey in black apparel, armed with a wicked folding red lightsaber, hinting at possible outcomes for the film.

The film stars Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Adam Driver, Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Anthony Daniels, Naomi Ackie, Domhnall Gleeson, Richard E. Grant, Lupita Nyong'o, Keri Russell, Joonas Suotamo, Kelly Marie Tran and Billy Dee Williams. Even though she's gone, it means so much to see her in the final chapter of the Skywalker Saga. We'll have to wait to find out!

New Star Wars Trailer Teases Rey's Trip to the Dark Side

But there's one major shot at the end that we'll keep a lid on in case you want to stay spoiler-free.

The film opens in theaters across the galaxy December 20, 2019.

J.J. Abrams is back in the director's chair, picking up where he left off after directing "Star Wars: The Force Awakens". Has she gone to the Dark Side, or is this shot of her from a dream or a disguise?

While there are now more Star Wars films in the works, Lucasfilm has previously confirmed the Rise of Skywalker will mark the final installment of the nine-film "Skywalker Saga", which began with 1977's A New Hope.

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