The first wave of The Rise of Skywalker LEGO sets was just leaked. What hints do they give us about the upcoming film?
LEGO sets have a long and proud legacy of containing minor spoilers for upcoming movies, especially if you read between the lines a bit (like when the Infinity War sets confirmed Bruce Banner would be inside the Hulkbuster armor, if that counts as a spoiler). LEGO Star Wars sets are no different.
A new leak has revealed some of the upcoming sets from The Rise of Skywalker and The Mandalorian, so let’s do one of the things Star Wars fans do best: picking through rumors for tantalizing clues. The news was first reported by Stonewars.de.
So which cool new characters are getting immortalized in LEGO form—and which classic ships are definitely coming back?
MASSIVE SPOILERS AHEAD
MINOR BUT STILL INTERESTING SPOILERS AHEAD
First, here’s the list of sets to come.
- Pasaana Speeder Chase
- Millennium Falcon
- Resistance Y-Wing Starfighter
- Resistance A-Wing Starfighter
- Kylo Ren’s Shuttle
- AT-ST Raider (The Mandalorian)
- Yoda (classic)
- Death Star Cannon (classic)
You can view the leaked sets here.
So, what do we learn about The Rise of Skywalker?
- Y-Wings are back! Looks like the Resistance dusted off the classics after their fleet was devastated in The Last Jedi. It’s about time.
- The Falcon got a new radar dish. Or maybe we’re back to the classic trilogy dish. I’m sure it’s indicative of some huge and potentially franchise-changing development. Or maybe it’s just a new radar dish.
- Snap Wexley is back! The frequent JJ Abrams collaborator Greg Grunburg was absent for TLJ, but it looks like Snap and his Black Squadron friends are here to fight another day.
A few other tidbits…
- New minifigs: We’re getting an Old Lando, a First Order Treadspeeder Trooper, a First Order Jet Trooper, Zorri Bliss (Keri Russell’s new character), D-O, Lieutenant Connix, General Pryde (Richard E Grant’s new character), the central trio in their fashionable new duds, and…the Knights of Ren! That’s right, we’re definitely getting at least two Knights of Ren minifigs.
- This is our second version of Kylo Ren’s shuttle, but only the first where the wings aren’t locked in the vertical position, which—frankly—seemed like some pretty lazy designing.