It seems as though people think that the next Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker trailer will be hitting the web on October 21st.
I know that many of you will be scratching your heads and thinking where did that exact date come from, but trust me, there is method in the madness.
This date comes courtesy of a Star Wars fansite, and I will say that these fan sites should always be approached cautiously. They write a lot of stuff, and some of it sticks, but most of it doesn’t.
The site in question is called, StarWarsNewsNet.com, and they reckon that the next Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker trailer will air during Monday Night Football on October 21st.
The show airs on ESPN which is a Disney owned brand, so it makes sense that they would air it on that channel. There’s also the added bonus that Monday Night Football has a lot of viewers.
These are viewers that might not necessarily be refreshing their browsers in preparation for the next Star Wars trailer to hit.
They’re mostly people who’ll watch a trailer and think, ‘Oh yeah. I forgot there’s a new Star Wars movie coming out. Seems quite cool. I might watch it.’
These people are where the real money lies. Disney knows that fans of the franchise will see the film no matter what – even those who hated The Last Jedi.
However, there’s another reason why Disney might want to release the trailer on the 21st of October.
It also happens to be Carrie Fisher’s birthday, and it definitely would be a nice thing to do to remember the actress, who will also star in the movie.
StarWarsNewsNet.com also think that Disney might make some sort of announcement via social media the day before, so expect to see some sort of new Star Wars content towards the end of October.
It would also align with the previous Star Wars movies who all got new trailers around the same time, so the theory sticks.
I think it’s about time we get a new Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker trailer, and I’m looking forward to seeing more of the movie.
Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker will be coming to UK cinemas on December 19th, 2019.
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