Rise of Skywalker editor debunks recycled final shot theory
After a Twitter user recently stirred up a theory that the final shot of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker appeared to be a re-edited shot from earlier in the film when Rey was on the desert planet Pasaana, one of the filmâ€™s editors, Maryann Brandon, debunked the theory and explained how the final shot on Tattooine was actually captured (via ComicBook.com).
â€śThat shot was shot in the desert where they shot the sequence on Pasaana, but it was shot for that shot,â€ť Brandon said. â€śIt was specifically shot for that and then ILM created a lot of that shot, so thatâ€™s a question for Roger Guyett and the artists at ILM, how they created it. I picked the shot of Rey, which I know was shot in the same desert. It wasnâ€™t already in the film, it was for that sequence.â€ť
Returning cast members forÂ TheÂ Rise of SkywalkerÂ includeÂ Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyongâ€™o, Domhnall Gleeson, Kelly Marie Tran, Joonas Suotamo and Billie Lourd. Joining the cast are Naomi Ackie (Doctor Who), Richard E. Grant (Logan), Dominic Monaghan (Lord of the Rings), and Keri Russell (The Americans), who will also be joined by veteran Star Wars actors Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels andÂ Billy Dee Williams, who will reprise his role as Lando Calrissian. The role of Leia Organa is once again played by Carrie Fisher, using previously unreleased footage shot forÂ Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
In addition to directing, J.J. Abrams co-wrote the screenplay with Chris Terrio (Argo,Â Justice League). Kathleen Kennedy, Michelle Rejwan, and Abrams will produce, with Callum Greene and Jason McGatlin executive producing.Â Composer John Williams, who has scored every chapter in the Star Wars saga since 1977â€™sÂ A New Hope, will return to a galaxy far, far away withÂ Rise of Skywalker.
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