New Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker scene hints at an unexpected return

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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’s release is just a week away, bringing the end of both Disney’s modern sequel trilogy and the overarching episodic Skywalker Saga. But if you can’t wait that long, Disney has released a clip from the new movie that reveals an extremely unexpected actor returning to the franchise.

Mild spoilers for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker below. (Yes, it’s an official clip, but if you want to go into the film completely free of information, close this window.)

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Specifically, Darth Vader — or more accurately, the voice of Darth Vader, which is presumably reprised by James Earl Jones. It’s unlikely that Vader will be returning for Rise of Skywalker, given that when last we saw him, he was extremely…

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