Jamaica Gleaner / A new generation of intergalactic heroes and foes is rising. Having taken her first steps into the world, Rey (Daisy Ridley) must now join forces with the galactic heroes and legends in an adventure which unlocks mysteries of the Force and secrets of the past.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi is the eighth episode in the science-fiction saga started by Lucas George in 1977. This film is the direct sequel to the 2015 instalment, Star Wars: The Force Awakens , and continues with the story of Rey and her discovery of the exiled. The film ends with an emotional dedication to the late Carrie Fisher who plays Princess Leia. The actress died at age 60 after completing her work on Star Wars: The Last Jedi .
Rian Johnson directs and writes the film with Academy Award winner George Lucas. This instalment sees the return of BAFTA Award winner Mark Hamill; Daisy Ridley; BAFTA Award winner John Boyega; Golden Globe Award winner Oscar Isaac; Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong’o; and Golden Globe Award nominee Andy Serkis.
New cast members include Academy Award winner Benicio Del Toro; Academy Award nominee Laura Dern; and Kelly Marie Tran. Walt Disney Pictures’ Star Wars: The Last Jedi opens on Friday, December 15, at the Palace Amusement Cinemas. Advance tickets are now available at all Palace Amusement points of sale.