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Watch “The Rise of Skywalker” trailer marking end of Star Wars saga and the fan reaction

The official trailer for the final installment of the Star Wars saga debuted during halftime of Monday Night Football on ESPN and fan reaction was emotional and immediate.

Fans flooded social media sites, including Twitter, to react to the first official trailer of the final film in the saga. Debates began over what certain footage revealed about the finale.

Many fans were moved by a moment in the trailer that includes C-P3O telling his fellow Rebels that he wanted “to take one last look at my friends.”

“The Rise of Skywalker,” which is the ninth and final film in the Skywalker saga that started with “Star Wars: A New Hope” in 1977, opens nationwide Dec. 20.

Tickets went on sale today.

Here’s the official trailer.

And here is some of the fan reaction.

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Stefan Stevenson has been covering sports for the Star-Telegram since 1997. He spent five years covering TCU athletics, which included two BCS bowls, two trips to the college World Series and the move to the Big 12. He has covered the Texas Rangers since 2014 and started reporting on the Dallas Cowboys in 2016.