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First proper Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker clip has flying Stormtroopers

The enemies are back – and they're in the air

First proper Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker clip has flying Stormtroopers
26 November 2019

Not long until Rise of Skywalker is out, and in a new thirty second teaser clip we've seen exactly what's in store – and it looks like Stormtroopers are back.

The whole gang – Rey, Finn, Poe, Chewbacca and C3-PO – are there, being chased through the desert by the iconic enemy, who proceed to to take flight.

And it looks as if the gang are just as surprised as we are: "They fly now!"; "they fly now?"; "they fly now" goes their refrain.

As the Hollywood Reporter points out, these are not the first flying Stormtroopers in Star Wars history: "Jumptroopers" have previously appeared in Star Wars Rebels, and the game Star Wars: Battlefront also features the villains.

We're sure there'll be other updates to iconic characters in the upcoming film; it's out on the 20th December, so not long to wait now. Before then, why not catch up with our pick of the best Star Wars films and get your ranking sorted once and for all?