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Star Wars' Joonas Suotamo Names Newborn Daughter After Chewbacca, His Character!

Joonas Suotamo, the actor who played the role of Chewbacca in the latest Star Wars trilogy, has welcomed a daughter into the world and he named her after his character!

The 33-year-old Finnish actor took to Twitter to announce that he and wife Milla Pohjasvaara are parents of a baby girl named Bacca.

“We have some exciting news: we were blessed to welcome the newest member of our family! Our little princess (or senator, or general, or whatever she wants to be!) was born this week and is doing great. Welcome to the world Princess Bacca!” Joonas wrote on his Twitter account.

Joonas also posted a photo of Bacca along with a longer statement.

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Daisy Ridley Joins John Boyega & Oscar Isaac at 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' Premiere in London!

The stars of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker are bringing their new movie to London!

John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, and Oscar Isaac buddied up on the red carpet together at the premiere of the final Star Wars installment on Wednesday evening (December 18) at the Cineworld Leicester Square in London, England.

Fellow cast members at the premiere included Kelly Mare Tran, Keri Russell, Billy Dee Williams, Naomi Ackie, Richard E. Grant, Domhnall Gleeson, and Joonas Suotamo.

Director J.J. Abrams was also in attendance.

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker hits theaters on Friday, December 20!

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FYI: Daisy is wearing a Vivienne Westwood Couture gown and Beladora Jewelry. Kelly is wearing a Phuong My dress. Keri is wearing a Stephane Rolland Couture dress and Alexandra Mor jewelry. Joonas is wearing custom Joseph Abboud. Naomi is wearing a custom Christopher Kane dress. JJ is wearing Ted Baker London.

35+ pictures inside of the stars at the premiere…More Here! »

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'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' Cast Celebrate Launch of United Plane!

The cast of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker are taking it to the sky… literally!

The Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker cast and filmmakers posed in front of United Airlines’ Star Wars-themed Boeing 737-800 aircraft, created to celebrate the upcoming film-the conclusion of the Skywalker saga.

Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Keri Russell, Billy Dee Williams, Anthony Daniels, Kelly Marie Tran, Naomi Ackie, Richard E. Grant, Joonas Suotamo, Ian McDiarmid and writer-director J.J. Abrams and more were all in attendance to celebrate the launch of the plane.

United worked with Lucasfilm on the exciting exterior design, which features THE RESISTANCE on one side of the aircraft and the First Order on the other. Inside the plane, passengers will be treated to custom headrests embossed with emblems of the film’s dueling factions, THE RESISTANCE and the First Order. The special-edition Star Wars aircraft will operate for a limited time, and fans can track the plane with its tail number (N36272) on FlightAware, where it will display as a special Star Wars icon.

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker opens in U.S. theaters on December 20!

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Harrison Ford Joins Mark Hamill & 'Star Wars' Cast at 'Rise of Skywalker' Premiere!

Harrison Ford suits up for the premiere of the new movie Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker on Monday night (December 16) in Hollywood.

While the actor is not in the new movie, he still stepped out to support his former co-stars, including franchise vets Mark Hamill, Ian McDiarmid, Billy Dee Williams, and Anthony Daniels.

Also in attendance were co-stars Joonas Suotamo, Dominic Monaghan, Richard E. Grant, and Greg Grunberg, among others. Composer John Williams was seen posing for photos with the guys as well.

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker hits theaters on Friday!

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J.J. Abrams Says 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' Will Introduce New Force Powers That 'Will Infuriate Some People'

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker director J.J. Abrams has revealed Episode IX features previously unknown Force powers that could potentially divide fans.

“It was really important that we not just redo the things you’ve seen, but add new elements—which we knew will infuriate some people and thrill others,” the 53-year-old writer-director told Vanity Fair.

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“Among those things are not just new ways of doing sort of traditional, must-have sequences, whether it’s chases or lightsaber battles, or what have you,” J.J. added. “We wanted to make sure that this picture also showed aspects of the Force in ways that go beyond what you’ve seen before.”

Pictured: J.J. Abrams joining the cast of Star Wars: The Rise Of SkywalkerRichard E. Grant, Billy Dee Williams, Keri Russell, Oscar Isaac, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Kelly Marie Tran, Naomi Ackie, Joonas Suotamo and Anthony Daniels – at the global press conference for the film at the Pasadena Convention Center on Wednesday (December 4) in Pasadena, Calif.

READ MORE: Every ‘Star Wars’ Movie Ranked From Worst to Best, Ahead of Rise of Skywalker’s Release!

FYI: John is wearing Daniel Patrick pants.

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'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' Final Trailer Debuts Online - Watch Now!

The final trailer for the upcoming movie Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker has arrived and you can watch it right here!

The highly anticipated trailer debuted during halftime on ESPN’s Monday Night Football on Monday night (October 21).

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, directed by J.J. Abrams, is the riveting conclusion of the seminal Skywalker saga, where new legends will be born and the final battle for freedom is yet to come.

The film stars Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Anthony Daniels, Naomi Ackie, Domhnall Gleeson, Richard E. Grant, Lupita Nyong’o, Keri Russell, Joonas Suotamo, Kelly Marie Tran, with Ian McDiarmid and Billy Dee Williams.

Tickets to public screenings of the movie are now on sale. The movie hits theaters on December 20!

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Oscar Isaac, John Boyega, & Daisy Ridley Promote 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' at D23 Expo

Oscar Isaac joins John Boyega and Daisy Ridley on stage during the D23 Expo on Saturday (August 23) in Anaheim, Calif.

The co-stars were joined by writer/director JJ Abrams as they promoted the upcoming Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.

Other cast members in attendance included Billy Dee Williams, Anthony Daniels, Naomi Ackie, Joonas Suotama, Kelly Marie Tran, and newcomer Keri Russell.

During the event, the cast debuted the new movie poster, which features Emperor Palpatine looking over Rey and Kylo Ren fighting.

You can see Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker when it hits theaters on December 20.

FYI: Daisy is wearing Dolce&Gabbana.

15+ pictures inside of the stars at the expo…More Here! »

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