Richard E. Grant Shares an Overwhelming First ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ Response – IndieWire


Let’s hope “The Rise of Skywalker” is pretty much as good as Richard E. Grant’s video response to “The Rise of Skywalker.”

The primary screening of “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” happened December three completely for the forged, and followers can solely hope the J.J. Abrams-directed tentpole is as nice as Richard E. Grant’s video response to it. Grant, recent off a Finest Supporting Actor Oscar nomination for “Can You Ever Forgive Me?” earlier this yr, performs a brand new First Order character within the movie. Grant took to Twitter to share his response to “The Rise of Skywalker” and was so excited he was almost out of breath.

“I’ve simply seen ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ and nothing prepares you for this,” Grant says within the video. “I cheered, I shouted, I fist-pumped the air, I cried, I stood and cheered. It’s completely every thing you hoped it was going to be.”

Grant accompanied his video response with a caption that heaped extra reward on the upcoming “Star Wars” film, writing, “What [the film] achieves, weaves, and resolves is a complete emotional meltdown and resurrection of the spirit.”

Joonas Suotamo, who performs Chewbacca within the movie, additionally took to social media to reward “The Rise of Skywalker” as a serious achievement. “It was every thing I had hoped for and extra!” the actor stated. “Thanks, J.J. Abrams, for permitting us to see it and permitting me to bawl and cheer in non-public earlier than stepping in entrance of the world. Sir, we’ve got a masterpiece!”

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” is the ultimate entry of the Skywalker saga that first start with George Lucas’ unique “Star Wars” in 1977. Disney is releasing the anticipated blockbuster in theaters nationwide December 20. Watch Gran’t superb response video within the publish under.

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