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New Star Wars : The Last Jedi Hi-Resolution Images Tease Tense new Chapter

With the release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi now inching ever closer (December 15), Disney’s starting to give us a bit more of a taste of what’s to come. They’ve calibrated the perfect equation on just how much material to dole out without giving too much away, and in their latest release, they’ve dropped some brand new, hi-resolution images that give us our clearest look at the cast, new characters and locations, and some awesome behind-the-scenes shots. 

This film looks much different from J.J. Abrams’ The Force Awakens, thanks in large part to the fact Johnson isn’t introducing us to a new generation of Star Wars heroes and villains, but rather putting them into dangerous situations across the galaxy as he advances the story of Rey, Luke, Kylo and the rest. This is evident in the number of shots of the main characters in disparate locations. On the light side of the Force,  you’ve got Rey (Daisy Ridley) on Ahch-To, trying to coax Luke (Mark Hamill) out of exile to join the Resistance’s fight against the First Order; you’ve got Finn (John Boyega) and the newcomer Rose (Kelly Marie Tran), a Resistance mechanic, on a mission to the deluxe alien city of Canto Bight; and you have Poe Dameron (Oscar Isaac), suited up and ready to fly.

Over on the dark side, you’ve got a delicious shot of Captain Phasma (Gwendoline Christie), holding a seriously sinister weapon; you have the super high-strung General Hux (Domhnall Gleeson); and you have the possibly conflicted, likely still enraged Kylo Ren (Adam Driver), one of the new generation’s most potent characters. 

Check out the new hi-res images below, and check back with us as follow every new bit of The Last Jedi material until the December 15 premiere.

Rey. Courtesy Lucasfilm/Walt Disney Studios

Luke on Ahch-To. Courtesy Lucasfilm/Walt Disney Studios

Poe. Courtesy Lucasfilm/Walt Disney Studios

Rey on Ahch-To. Courtesy Lucasfilm/Walt Disney Studios

Rose and Finn. Courtesy Lucasfilm/Walt Disney Studios

Over on the Dark Side of the Force…

General Hux. Courtesy Lucasfilm/Walt Disney Studios

Kylo Ren. Courtesy Lucasfilm/Walt Disney Studios

Captain Phasma. Courtesy Lucasfilm/Walt Disney Studios

Behind-the-scenes:

Writer/Director Rian Johnson, John Boyega and Oscar Isaac. Courtesy Lucasfilm/Walt Disney Studios

The crew, Mark Hamill and Daisy Ridley. Courtesy Lucasfilm/Walt Disney Studios.

Chewie (Peter Mayhew) and Rian Johnson. Courtesy Lucasfilm/Walt Disney Studios.

Featured image: Captain Phasma (Gwendoline Christie) is flanked by two Stormtroopers in The Last Jedi. Courtesy Lucasfilm/Walt Disney Studios

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