Life New Star Wars film raises 1 billion worldwide By weekster Posted on January 16, 2020 1 min read Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ The new Star Wars film, The Rise of Skywalker, has raised more than 1 billion dollars worldwide. The film, which premiered three weeks ago, did take longer than the two previous parts, reports the Variety magazine. It is the seventh Disney film that was released in 2019 that has passed the magical milestone. In Star Wars 9, the resistance led by General Leia tries to get ready for the final battle against the evil First Order. The lead roles are played by Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega and Oscar Isaac. Actress Carrie Fisher can also be seen in the film, despite the fact that she died before the recordings. Her scenes mainly consist of unused material from the previous two parts. Since 1 week, the 1917 war epic by director Sam Mendes has been placed on location 1. The director of American Beauty and Revolutionary Road made a grim drama based on the war stories of his grandfather, who fought in the First World War.