Star Wars: The Last Jedi — New City, Characters, and Images Revealed by Vanity Fair

Star Wars: The Last Jedi — New City, Characters, and Images Revealed by Vanity Fair

Yesterday we saw the four new limited-edition Vanity Fair covers for Star Wars: The Last Jedi. They promised us even more images today and have delivered in a massive way! Not just the new images, though, but new character and city reveals as well.

With the new images released today, all captured by the great Annie Leibovitz, we get a closer look at the characters we already love — Luke, Rey, Leia, Kylo Ren, Poe, Finn, and more — but we also get our first look at new characters such as Vice Admiral Amilyn Holdo, played by Laura Dern, and a shady grifter-type character called “DJ,” played by Benicio Del Toro.

Laura Dern, as Vice Admiral Amilyn Holdo, a newcomer to the saga. Photograph by Annie Leibovitz.

Benicio Del Toro, as the shifty “DJ,” a newcomer to the saga. Photograph by Annie Leibovitz.

The images also reveal the new casino city of Canto Bight, where the wealthy and exotic new characters can be found.

Neal Scanlan (seated), creative supervisor of the Star Wars creature shop, and guests at the Canto Bight casino. Photograph by Annie Leibovitz.

Costume designer Michael Kaplan (seated), surrounded by some of his creations. Photograph by Annie Leibovitz.

Hold onto your heart because there are new and absolutely stunning photographs featuring our beloved Carrie Fisher.

Fisher, who died in December, with daughter Billie Lourd (Lieutenant Kaydel Connix). Photograph by Annie Leibovitz.

Fisher and Hamill, with whom she first worked four decades ago. Photograph by Annie Leibovitz.

Last, but not least, we see the rest of the cast in the images below.

Daisy Ridley’s Rey hones her lightsaber skills—and channels her inner Force. Photograph by Annie Leibovitz.

Daisy Ridley as Rey, at the helm of the Millennium Falcon, with Joonas Suotamo as co-pilot Chewbacca. Photograph by Annie Leibovitz.

Carrie Fisher, Oscar Isaac, John Boyega, and Kelly Marie Tran as the rebels General Leia Organa, Poe Dameron, Finn, and Rose Tico, with droid BB-8. Photograph by Annie Leibovitz.

Anthony Daniels as C-3PO, with droids R2-D2 and BB-8 and the Droid Department’s Brian Herring, Dave Chapman, Matthew Denton, Lee Towersey, and Joshua Lee. Photograph by Annie Leibovitz.

Carrie Fisher (General Leia Organa), writer-director Rian Johnson, Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker), and producer Kathleen Kennedy with Fisher’s dog, Gary, and Hamill’s daughter’s dog, Millie. Photograph by Annie Leibovitz.

Adam Driver, in character as Kylo Ren, Han Solo’s son and slayer, wields a crossguard lightsaber. Photograph by Annie Leibovitz.

First Order leaders General Hux, Kylo Ren, and Captain Phasma, played by Domhnall Gleeson, Adam Driver, and Gwendoline Christie. Photograph by Annie Leibovitz.

The Star Wars Show prepared a brief rundown of the news released today, and you can see that here:


In addition to all the amazing images, David Kamp has also written a comprehensive piece that takes you behind-the-scenes of The Last Jedi, featuring interviews with the cast and the creative geniuses involved in the process. Be sure to visit Vanity Fair to read that in its entirety.

Source: Vanity Fair

Credits: Photographed exclusively for V.F. by Annie Leibovitz. For The Last Jedi: costume design by Michael Kaplan; production design by Rick Heinrichs. For V.F.: set design by Mary Howard. For details, go to

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