Heroes and villains: Old, new faces join ages-long battle in ‘The Last Jedi’

CTW features | December 1st, 2017 12:56 pm


Portrayed by: Daisy Ridley

After leaving her old life on Jakku behind, Rey discovered that she possesses the mysterious power of the Force. At the beginning of the film, she finds herself face-to-face with missing Jedi master Luke Skywalker. Will he train her or reject her?


Portrayed by: Oscar Isaac

An ace pilot, Poe Dameron is a leader in the Resistance’s fight against the evil First Order. His expert piloting skills helped him destroy the First Order’s dreaded Starkiller Base.


Portrayed by: Kelly Marie Tran

Rose Tico and her sister Paige have had a grudge against the First Order since they were children. Now part of the Resistance support crew, Rose finds an opportunity to step into the larger conflict.


Portrayed by: John Boyega

Trained from birth to be a foot soldier for the First Order, Finn’s conscience led him to join the Resistance alongside Rey and Poe.


Found swooping and roosting on the cliffs of Luke Skywalker’s remote island hideaway on Ahch-To, these bird-like aliens are both territorial and curious.


This Astromech Droid is feisty, spherical and devoted to Resistance pilot Poe Dameron.


Portrayed by: Peter Mayhew

Known as “Chewie” to his friends, this mighty Wookiee warrior fought alongside the Rebel heroes who brought down the Empire. An expert pilot, mechanic and marksman with his bowcaster, Chewie joins Rey on her journey to find the missing Luke.

General Leia Organa

Portrayed by: Carrie Fisher

Leia Organa was one of the Rebel Alliance’s greatest leaders, fearless on the battlefield and dedicated to ending tyranny across the galaxy. Sadly, her son Ben was led away by the dark side, becoming the fearsome Kylo Ren.

Luke Skywalker

Portrayed by: Mark Hamill

A Tatooine farm boy who rose to become one of the greatest Jedi the galaxy has ever known, Luke is brother to Leia and uncle to Kylo Ren. After hiding himself away on a remote planet, he has been found by Rey – and doesn’t seem happy about it.

Kylo Ren

Portrayed by: Adam Driver

Once known as Ben Solo, Kylo Ren wields the dark side of the Force. After killing his father Han Solo, he now hunts the Resistance.

Captain Phasma

Portrayed by: Gwendoline Christie

This mysterious warrior commands the vast armies of the First Order with ruthless efficiency. Defeated by Finn during the assault on Starkiller Base, she seems to have unfinished business with the former stormtrooper.

Supreme Leader Snoke

The Supreme Leader of the First Order, the mysterious Snoke is powerful with the dark side of the Force.

Source: StarWars.com

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Poe Dameron
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Rose and Finn
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General Leia Organa
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Luke Skywalker
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Kylo Ren
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Captain Phasma
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Supreme Leader Snoke
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Old, new faces join ages-long battle in ‘The Last Jedi’

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