Produced, directed and co-written by J. Abrams , the ninth and final episode of the Star Wars franchise will be hitting screens later this year. While very little has been disclosed about the plot so far, the final trailer reveals the return of evil Emperor Palpatine or his cackle, at least , and features Lando Calrissian in the Millennium Falcon, a Death Star, those iconic neon lightsabers, and Princess Leia and Rey sharing a moment. At my friends. Could this mean that the droid will be sacrificing himself to save others? Now, the year-old musician has recovered and has spent the summer creating another epic score for Star Wars 9. Listen to the soundtracks for Star Wars on Spotify. I stand before the now completed nine Star Wars films with pride and gratitude for the gift of this extraordinary journey. Billy Dee Williams and Ian McDiarmid are returning to the saga for the first time since The Return of the Jedi in and Revenge of the Sith in , making this forthcoming release a significant moment for fans of the trilogy. Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is out in cinemas now.
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By Jon Burlingame. We were both just full of apologies to each other. Each day I got up to work hard on difficult music. Yes, it was long, but I always had a sense of being grateful — having the energy and interest to do it and to work with the orchestra, which was especially lovely. We were all honored and grateful to be there.
John Towner Williams born February 8, is an American composer, conductor, pianist and trombonist. Regarded by many as the greatest film composer of all time, he has composed some of the most popular, recognizable, and critically acclaimed film scores in cinematic history in a career spanning over six decades. With 52 Academy Award nominations, he is the second most-nominated individual, after Walt Disney. The Library of Congress also entered the Star Wars soundtrack into the National Recording Registry for being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant". He served as the Boston Pops ' principal conductor from to and is its laureate conductor. He has composed the score for eight of the top 25 highest-grossing films at the U.