Rumors, leaks and theories will keep up going until Star Wars: Episode IX comes out next year. We will keep track of all of them here.
Star Wars: Episode IX doesn’t come out until December 2019, but that hasn’t stopped rumors, leaks and theories from spreading. Whether it’s a filming location, a leaked title for the new movie, or beloved characters making a return, we’ll put all that info on this page – making it one-stop shop for all your Star Wars: Episode IX intel.
Not everything on this page is true, as rumors tend to spread. But we will debunk those too as new info is released.
Rumors are rampant for Star Wars: Episode IX as fans try to figure out what’s going happen before the premiere. Right now, these are unconfirmed rumors, but we will list what’s confirmed and what’s debunked as new info arrives.
But keep in mind, these are all just rumors at this point.
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- Speaking of beloved characters, there are rumors of Obi-Wan Kenobi making a return since a stand-alone film featuring him has been put on hold. (Unconfirmed)
- There will be a big time jump between the end of The Last Jedi and the start of Episode IX.
- General Leia’s funeral will be featured in the new movie. (Unconfirmed)
- Do Rey and Mara Jade share a connection? Maybe even a BIG one? (Unconfirmed)
- Yoda will mentor Rey in Episode IX. (Unconfirmed)
Leaks are bound to happen. You can’t keep everything a secret! As those leaks come out whether it’s about a shooting location, artwork or pieces of script, we are going to share those leaks as they come across our desk.
Not all “leaks” are legit though. We will aim to only adding those we can confirm, but in case they aren’t, we will make a note of that too.
- The most recent leak involved a filming location. It seems Episode IX is headed back to Shed 2 at Cardington, which was previously used in A New Hope and Rogue One.
- The Knights of Ren will be shown in Episode IX, according to a leak. As the new head of the Empire, Kylo Ren will have is own elite group of fighters.
- A scene description from a reddtior was leaked describing Rey, Finn and Poe meeting with the new Hutt leader. This may or may not be true, but it is floating out there.
- Rey and Finn will get more screen time together.
There are theories abound about Star Wars: Episode IX whether it’s about Rey’s parentage or Kylo Ren’s purpose, there is no shortage as to what people think will be happen to finish out the story.
From far out theories to plausible ones, we will share the best of the best here for all of your Star Wars: Episode IX needs.
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Star Wars: Episode IX will premiere in December 2019.