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Published On: Sat, Jul 22nd, 2017

Alien pilot C’ai Threnalli in ‘Star Wars The Last Jedi’ revealed at SDCC

From SDCC comes a close up look at a new character in Star Wars: The Last Jedi: an alien named C’ai Threnalli.

“A skillful fighter pilot of Abednedo descent, C’ai Threnalli flies as Poe Dameron’s wingman following the evacuation of D’Qar,” notes StarWars.com

Abednedo pilot named Ello Asty who was killed in the fight for Starkiller Base, in The Force Awakens.

Sullustan pilot Nien Nunb (Return of the Jedi), Poe Dameron (Oscar Isaac)’s flight suit and BB-8 are also represented in this showcase.

The Last Jedi display is located in the Star Wars pavilion, at booth 2913. StarWars.com promises more surprises.

“Directed by Rian Johnson, the upcoming installment of the famed space opera saga will mark the return of Jedi Master Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) into the thick of things after his long isolation. It will also be the late Carrie Fisher’s last outing as General Leia Organa, following her untimely death late last year.

“Ahead of its appearance in San Diego, behind-the-scenes Last Jedi footage debuted over the weekend at the D23 Expo in Anaheim. The event was attended by a majority of the film’s principal cast, including Hamill, Daisy Ridley (who plays Rey), John Boyega (who plays Finn) and Gwendoline Christie (who plays Captain Phasma). Newcomers such as Kelly Marie Tran (who plays Rose), Laura Dern (who plays Vice Admiral Amilyn Holdo) and Benicio del Toro (who plays DJ) were also present. Now, Lucasfilm is following-up on the promotional activities with a display at San Diego Comic-Con.”

Also from D23 is a few character posters which are truly amazing, click here to check them out.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi is set to hit theaters December 15.

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