With summer ramping up, Star Wars fans are getting more and more hyped new updates. Star Wars: The Last Jedi will rocket into theaters this winter, and the movie will see Rey finally study under Luke Skywalker in the ways of the Force. Now, a few new snippets from The Last Jedi have dropped, and they can be found in a training video for the BFI Film Academy.
The organization recently released a video documenting its trainees’ work on The Last Jedi. The footage shows some of the academy’s scouted talent, but it goes so far as to insert film snippets at the 3:50 mark. You can check out the reel above.
Looking at the snippets, fans will see some familiar scenes. Audiences are given a behind-the-scenes view of Rey running with a lit lightsaber clutched in her hand. The scene was shown for a moment in Lucasfilm’s first teaser trailer for The Last Jedi. Other quick shots can be seen as the Millennium Falcon evades patterned Tie-Fighters. And, finally, an ominous shot of Captain Phasma can be seen marching through a field of fallen Rebel fighters with her Stormtroppers in tow.
So far, there have been little news about The Last Jedi since Star Wars Celebration went down in April. The event dropped the film’s first footage upon fans, but it looks like another trailer could drop soon. Earlier this month, the British Board of Film Classification approved a new trailer for theatrical release. There is no telling whether the release will house recut footage or never-before-seen cuts from The Last Jedi. However, fans are hoping the latter is the cast and that Lucasfilm will show off the footage at either D23 or San Diego Comic Con next month.
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Star Wars: The Last Jedi is the second film in the new Star Wars sequel trilogy that began with Star Wars: The Force Awakens in 2015. The film will deal with Luke training Rey to become a, and possibly the last, Jedi. Meanwhile, the Resistance, including Poe Dameron and First Order defector Finn, continues to fight against the First Order, led by General Hux, while Supreme Leader Snoke and his Dark Side follower Kylo Ren continue their mysterious plot.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi is written and directed by Rian Johnson and stars Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong'o, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Gwendoline Christie, Andy Serkis, Benicio Del Toro, Laura Dern, and Kelly Marie Tran.
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