But it’s been unclear if the rest of the trilogy will continue the Skywalker story or pass the legacy on to another heroic character.
Disney and Lucasfilm have refused to divulge plot details for Star Wars Episode 7 – The Force Awakens but that doesn’t stop fans and members of the media from speculating about the possible plot of the upcoming film, which is scheduled to hit theaters on December 18 this year.
“The Saga films focus on the Skywalker family saga”, she told Costco Connection (via /Film).
In other exciting Star Wars news, Tim Rose confirmed his return as Admiral Ackbar for the ‘The Force Awakens.’ In a new interview with The Australian, Rose said, “It takes a unique sort of masochist to ever want to do it in the first place”. “She added, “‘The Force Awakens” follows “Return of the Jedi” and continues that generational story.
The keyword here is “generational”.
The highly-anticipated film stars Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, Kenny Baker, John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Max von Sydow, Lupita Nyong’o, Gwendoline Christie, Crystal Clarke, Pip Anderson, Christina Chong and Miltos Yerolemou.
While the new saga will center on the Skywalker family, Kennedy hinted that “Star Wars” anthology series, which starts with “Rogue One”, would feature totally new storylines.