J.J. Abrams On Choosing The Rise of Skywalker as The Title For Episode IX

In an interview segment he conducted with Entertainment Tonight at Star Wars Celebration Chicago 2019, Episode IX director J.J. Abrams talks about the decision to select The Rise of Skywalker as the official title for the final film in the legendary Skywalker saga. Abrams says we’ll all get a clear understanding of why this title was chosen after we see the film in theaters and mentions how The Rise of Skywalker‘s title needed to not only wrap up the Sequel Trilogy, but the previous eight episodic films as well.