Is The Force Strong In The New Star Wars 9 Trailer? Fans Weigh In

Stephen Colbert, from left, J.J. Abrams, Kathleen Kennedy, Anthony Daniels, Billy Dee Williams, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Kelly Marie Tran, Joonas Suotamo and Naomi Ackie participate in the “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” panel on day 1 of the Star Wars Celebration at Wintrust Arena on Friday, April 12, 2019, in Chicago.
Stephen Colbert, from left, J.J. Abrams, Kathleen Kennedy, Anthony Daniels, Billy Dee Williams, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Kelly Marie Tran, Joonas Suotamo and Naomi Ackie participate in the "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" panel on day 1 of the Star Wars Celebration at Wintrust Arena on Friday, April 12, 2019, in Chicago. Rob Grabowski/Invision/AP
Stephen Colbert, from left, J.J. Abrams, Kathleen Kennedy, Anthony Daniels, Billy Dee Williams, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Kelly Marie Tran, Joonas Suotamo and Naomi Ackie participate in the “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” panel on day 1 of the Star Wars Celebration at Wintrust Arena on Friday, April 12, 2019, in Chicago.
Stephen Colbert, from left, J.J. Abrams, Kathleen Kennedy, Anthony Daniels, Billy Dee Williams, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Kelly Marie Tran, Joonas Suotamo and Naomi Ackie participate in the "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" panel on day 1 of the Star Wars Celebration at Wintrust Arena on Friday, April 12, 2019, in Chicago. Rob Grabowski/Invision/AP

Is The Force Strong In The New Star Wars 9 Trailer? Fans Weigh In

The final trailer for Star Wars Episode IX dropped this week, and it’s got everyone in the fandom feeling some type of way. Even though “Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker” isn’t coming out until Christmas, the film has already smashed records, selling more pre-sale tickets than any other title in the Star Wars series.

Reset sits down with three Chicago Star Wars superfans to nerd out and swap a few theories ahead of the new film.

GUESTS: Michi Trota, non-fiction editor of Uncanny: A Magazine of Science Fiction and Fantasy

Suzanne Walker, writer of the new graphic novel Mooncakes

Eric Eilerson, co-host of the Living Force Podcast