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The first footage of Star Wars: The Last Jedi shows Rey training, and viewers are pumped

Attendees of CinemaCon 2017 were treated to something really special this week: the first footage of Star Wars: The Last Jedi. And while the rest of us schlubs won't get to see it for awhile longer - *shakes fist* - we can still enjoy the descriptions of what viewers saw.

The clip was apparently very short, slotted into a sizzle reel showing off many other films. But in that brief window, fans described what sounds like Rey training to become a proper Jedi. Apparently that includes igniting a lightsaber, swinging it, and levitating some rocks.

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Sounds like Luke is training Rey the best he knows how, considering he got his training from a muppet in a swamp. Is it wrong to hope he'll make Rey carry him on her back, too?

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Directed by Rian Johnson and starring Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Laura Dern, Mark Hamill, Adam Driver, Gwendoline Christie, and Benicio del Toro, Star Wars: The Last Jedi opens in cinemas on December 15, 2017.

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Sam Prell
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