A new look at ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ hints Rey may be turning to the dark side with an incredible new lightsaber

Rey has a new lightsaber... and it's red!? Is Rey going to the dark side?

Rey has a new lightsaber… and it’s red!? Is Rey going to the dark side?

  • Over the weekend, Disney debuted a new look at “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” at its biannual fan event D23 Expo. Now, it’s available for all to watch.
  • The first half of the new footage goes through older “Star Wars” footage before teasing the new film with a voice-over from Emperor Palpatine.
  • The biggest surprise of the special look comes at the very end with Rey wielding a red lightsaber. Is she going to the dark side or is this a vision?
  • At D23, the entire cast, including Daisy Ridley, Anthony Daniels, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, joined director J.J. Abrams and Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy on stage.
  • “He makes the entire experience an amazing good time. That’s what I can promise you when you see this movie – it’s an incredibly good time,” Kennedy said of Abrams on stage.
  • “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” is in theaters on December 20. What are you still reading for? Watch the teaser below.
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