For ‘Star Wars: Rise of the Skywalker,’ J.J. Abrams took on the ‘daunting’ task of wrapping up a nine-movie saga

For ‘Star Wars: Rise of the Skywalker,’ J.J. Abrams took on the ‘daunting’ task of wrapping up a nine-movie saga

The filmmaker doesn’t mince words. “Bringing it to a close,” he says, “was a daunting composition.” In “The Rise of Skywalker,” Daisy Ridley returns as the Force-sensitive Rey, a heroic Jedi-in-training who can nimbly skip across the narrowest of surfaces like a high-wire circus performer. In the real world, as the market-sensitive filmmaker of Disney’s … Read more…