At the 1:47 mark in the trailer, you can hear Emperor Palpatine’s sinister cackle.
Preceding the laugh is a voiceover of Luke Skywalker saying, “No one’s ever really gone.”
The three seconds of Palpatine laughing at the end of this trailer is better than the entire Last Jedi movie https://t.co/IF4raoPtds
— Harry Khachatrian (@Harry1T6) April 12, 2019
In , the villain was thought to be killed by . This new development has many fans understandably shook.
star wars fans when they heard palpatines laugh at the end of the trailer pic.twitter.com/gvRaJRawIG
— sophie (@mightysifs) April 12, 2019
— DosmRider (@CaptainDosm) April 12, 2019
(Thirty years ago)
— Carlos A. Morales (@CarlosAlonzoM) April 12, 2019
Everyone: pAlPaTiNe Is GoNe
— Sad Kylo Ren (@KyloIsSad) April 12, 2019
— Rob Perez (@w0rld_wide_wob) April 12, 2019
*Hears Palpatine laugh at the end of the Star Wars teaser* pic.twitter.com/FVurAi0RW3
— Andrew Claudio (@Claudio_GSN) April 12, 2019
palpatine showing up decades later to fuck shit up again pic.twitter.com/QgHm9KGiWu
— mika (@anakvns) April 12, 2019
— jar jireh binks my room to cry #swcc (@sulcusandjirehs) April 12, 2019
*the new star wars title appears*
*palpatines laugh echoes in the background* pic.twitter.com/cGbUsVRaJr
— danielle 13 (@captainstranqe) April 12, 2019
It’s likely that Ian McDiarmid will reprise the role of the antagonist after playing the character in the last two trilogies. McDiarmid was also seen at a panel for the film on Friday, fueling Palpatine comeback speculation.
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