The Force Is Very Strong With These Brand New Pictures From 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' - Maxim

The Force Is Very Strong With These Brand New Pictures From 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'

Meet a whole cantina's worth of new characters and space creatures.
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(Photo: LUCASFILM LTD./Entertainment Weekly)

Entertainment Weekly has unveiled a smattering of new The Last Jedi film stills, and they tease a number of plot points from the forthcoming Star Wars installment.

One shows Rey, portrayed by actress Daisy Ridley, at the ruins of the first Jedi temple. Another shows her approaching none other than the O.G. Jedi Master, Luke Skywalker, who appears disheveled and to be in hiding.

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(Photo: LUCASFILM LTD./Entertainment Weekly)

(Photo: LUCASFILM LTD./Entertainment Weekly)

(Photo: LUCASFILM LTD./Entertainment Weekly)

John Boyega makes his return as new hero Finn, and Chewbacca gets friendly with a "porg," which EW describes as a "puffin-like [creature] from the island of the first Jedi temple are cute, cuddly, and vexing to Wookiees."

(Photo: LUCASFILM LTD./Entertainment Weekly)

(Photo: LUCASFILM LTD./Entertainment Weekly)

There also alien nuns in there, which writer-director Rian Johnson describes as creatures who maintain "religious order" and "tend to the ancient Jedi structures on Ahch-To."

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(Photo: LUCASFILM LTD./Entertainment Weekly)

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Kylo Ren (Adam Driver) is back, and he has badass a new starfighter. That should spell trouble for humble X-wing fighter Poe Dameron (Oscar Isaac). 

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(Photo: LUCASFILM LTD./Entertainment Weekly)

(Photo: LUCASFILM LTD./Entertainment Weekly)

(Photo: LUCASFILM LTD./Entertainment Weekly)

The new "Praetorian Guards" also make for evil new intergalactic villains. 

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All will be revealed on December 15, 2017, when Star Wars: The Last Jedi hits theaters.

(Photo: LUCASFILM LTD./Entertainment Weekly)

(Photo: LUCASFILM LTD./Entertainment Weekly)

(Photo: LUCASFILM LTD./Entertainment Weekly)

(Photo: LUCASFILM LTD./Entertainment Weekly)

h/t Hypebeast