The Skywalker Legacy, is a 2020 United States of American Documentary film directed by Debs Paterson. This film features the following stars: J.J. Abrams, Naomi Ackie and John Boyega.
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’s home release is brimming with bonus materials, offering fans a treasure trove of fun extras and behind-the-scenes goodies to dig into. The crown jewel of this collection is The Skywalker Legacy, a feature-length documentary chronicling the making of the movie.
At two hours and six minutes, the doc is nearly as long as the film it’s supporting. The run-time is justified, though, as The Skywalker Legacy is overflowing with fan-pleasing, insider intel.
Whether you’re wondering where to find the coolest Easter eggs or craving a deeper dive into how Carrie Fisher’s footage was integrated, the content-packed documentary has got you covered and then some.
Naomi is a British actress, known for her role as Bonnie on the television series The End of the F***ing World. She is also known for her role as Jannah in the film Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. Wikipedia.
John Adedayo Bamidele Adegboyega, is a British-Nigerian actor and producer. He initially rose to prominence for his role as Moses in the sci-fi comedy film Attack the Block and later became best known for playing Finn in the Star Wars sequel trilogy films The Force Awakens, The Last Jedi, and The Rise of Skywalker. Wikipedia.
Documentary that portrays the process of creating Star Wars: Skywalker’s Rise and since it is the last film in the series there is also a combination of scenes and interviews from the original series.
Originally it appeared as extra material from the home edition of the film, it shows all the behind the scenes of the filming, better known as backstage, with the main emphasis being on the entire technical team, on all facets of production, be it design, construction, effects or even the overwhelming amount of extras from some scenes.
It is interesting because we can see details that watching the film of course escape us, such as the scene in which John Williams appears, all the objects that surround him represent some of the 52 films for which he was nominated for an Oscar or that one of the Extras as a First Order officer is Sir Alec Guinson’s granddaughter, the original Kenobi.
Beyond tastes or grudges for characters or the evolution of history, it is a must for any fan of the saga.