J.J. Abrams reveals Rise of Skywalker’s first word and more of today’s news

J.J. Abrams was on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, where he revealed that the first word spoken in the film is “At.” Colbert also ran some fan theories past the director.

And in an interview with Esquire, Abrams talks about the whole toxic fandom issue, not doing test screenings and of course… Baby Yoda.

Meanwhile, on Good Morning America, Daisy Ridley reveals that she wasn’t the one responsible for the script that ended up on eBay – but she implies John Boyega, who’s on tomorrow.


Billy Dee Williams is also in Esquire, generally being cool, talking about gender fluidity and designing his own clothes.


There are Star Wars Instant Pots now. They come in three sizes – 6 quart Artoo, Vader and stormtropper versions, an 8 quart Chewbacca and a 3 quart BB-8.


Original writer-director Colin Trevorrow – who is getting a story credit on the film – will be donating his Rise of Skywalker salary to the Alexander Devine Children’s Hospice, Deadline reports.


And finally, an adorable commercial:

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