The final Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker trailer is a tear-jerking roller coaster

CNET | 10/22/2019 | Gael Fashingbauer Cooper
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The end is here.

The final trailer for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker has just dropped and it's teeing up an emotional goodbye that's already sending fans into hysterics. The trailer played during Monday Night Football on ESPN and tickets went on sale online just as the teams kicked off. Pre-sale records are already being broken.

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The trailer blends action with the familiar elements of Star Wars films -- gathering troops, droid humor, Chewbacca growls, a touching sight of the late Carrie Fisher, lightsaber battles, possibly a new planet? -- with a wistful sweetness acknowledging this is the last film of the third trilogy. Fan favorite C-3PO delivered the line of the night, when the droid announced that he was "taking one last look ... at my friends." Awwww!

And there's another heart-breaking moment later on, when Luke (Mark Hamill) and Leia both chime in to assure Daisy Ridley's Rey that the Force will be with her always.

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Fans felt the lump-in-throat moments, too. "Why is he yelling? What is Rey doing? Why can't I stop crying?" wrote Caitlin Hollis on Twitter.

Some fans had questions about plot details revealed in the trailer, from a green...
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