Rey Wields a Dark New Lightsaber in 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' First Look

A new "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" special look has come online after premiering at Los Angeles' D23 Expo. 

While the first bit recounts Star Wars' past, make sure you stay for the new footage at the end. You can see the video on YouTube here.

Rey appears to wield a Dark Side lightsaber in first look footage of "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker," which debuts Dec. 20, 2019. (Image credit: Lucasfilm)

So what do you think? Are you more or less excited to see "The Rise of Skywalker" after the first look? Will Rey or Kylo Ren come out on top in their epic showdown? 

And what's the deal with Rey's double-bladed RED lightsaber? 

You'll have to wait a few more months to find out like the rest of is. "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" is scheduled to open in theaters Dec. 20.

Originally published on Newsarama

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Newsarama Senior Editor Chris Arrant has covered comic book news for sister site Newsarama since 2003, and has also written for USA Today, Life, Entertainment Weekly, Publisher's Weekly, Marvel Entertainment, TOKYOPOP, AdHouse Books, Cartoon Brew, Bleeding Cool, Comic Shop News and CBR. He is the author of the book "Modern Masters: Cliff Chiang," co-authored "Art of Spider-Man Classic," and contributed to Dark Horse/Bedside Press' anthology "Pros and (Comic) Cons." He has acted as a judge for the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, the Harvey Awards and the Stan Lee Awards. Chris is a member of the American Library Association's Graphic Novel & Comics Round Table. (He/him)