IT IS probably the most thrilling picture to pop up in a Star Wars trailer since Disney gained the deed to George Lucas’s galaxy.
The pink, white and blue button lights forged their low glow, and there, beneath the hood like a prodigal house superhero, are Mark Hamill’s grizzled whiskers.
At final, Luke is again aboard the Millennium Falcon.
That split-second second within the new TV teaser spot for December’s “The Last Jedi” supplies not merely a jolt of nostalgia — a visceral response so usually sought for the reason that first footage of 2015’s “The Force Awakens.” No, the fast shot additionally ripples with the electrical tingle of narrative risk.
It is a masterful peek — one which, for stoking anticipation, eclipses even seeing Leia Organa (Carrie Fisher) carrying the ever-heavier crown of management, or Rey (Daisy Ridley) wielding her lightsaber within the rain, evoking phantom reminiscences of younger Obi-Wan in “Attack of the Clones.”
Master Skywalker is able to reengage. The combat is on, as darkness rises and the sunshine should meet it.
After three years of trailers, ultimately, this was simply the proper shot we have been on the lookout for.
‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ trailer beguilingly teases a younger warrior’s path ahead
The first ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ trailer reveals Luke Skywalker as reluctant hero