How Did Palpatine Return for STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER?!? (Nerdist News w/ Jessica Chobot)

  • Published: 13 April 2019
  • We finally have a title for the much anticipated Star Wars Episode IX, but nobody expected the return of Emperor Palpatine! Jessica queries the Force for answers in today’s Nerdist News!

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  • Left Is Best
    Left Is Best  2 hours back

    Palpatine's ghost was picked up by Kirk and placed in a photon torpedo case.. After a few choice words, he was fired onto Endor again(?) and the experience so shook him, he grew a new body..

    • ig-88 the Bounty Hunter

      This better be good cuz the other star Wars movies are getting bad I like the Last Jedi only cuz the throne room with the red guards fighting

      • Daniel Musumeci
        Daniel Musumeci  2 days back


        • Kassadinftw
          Kassadinftw  2 days back

          "Hey Palpy, yoo-sa want to uuuuusa my body?"

          • Kevin Luper
            Kevin Luper  2 days back

            This is cringe

            • John S
              John S  2 days back

              Just a hologram from the past.

              • imjusthere eatingpopcorn

                Kylo: "I'm desperate to hear about the tragedy of Darth Plaguis the wise."

                • Eric Pozarycki
                  Eric Pozarycki  3 days back

                  he returns, but it's only a hologram recording

                  • Isaid Romero Gaviño
                    Isaid Romero Gaviño  3 days back

                    Chobot - 'We are going to break down the most likely'.
                    Palpatin - 'Do it"'.

                    Instant classic, got to love the editing <3

                    • John Quiroz
                      John Quiroz  3 days back


                      • Carlos Mora
                        Carlos Mora  3 days back

                        Like his master before him, Palpatine achieves immortality through feeding off the Dark Side energy of others. He does this by creating hosts which he manipulates to the dark side (Skywalker bloodline, apprentices, protégés, etc), and ultimately feeds off of their fall in order to preserves his power. Following Endor and with Luke Skywalker alive, he especially relies on these hosts to perform his agenda until he is strong enough to rule again.

                        This is seen in the sequel trilogy where Snoke (Possibly the survived body of Gallius Rax), is puppeteered by Palpatine into the Supreme Leader of the First Order. Through Palpatine this host manipulates Kylo Ren’s descent to the dark side, leading to Kylo’s premeditated betrayal to Snoke. All while concealing his identity, the Emperor is then able to restore his powers through the completion of Kylo Ren’s fall to the dark side.

                        • Micheal93k
                          Micheal93k  4 days back

                          Because star wars fans are Cry Babies.

                          • soiledBL00D
                            soiledBL00D  5 days back

                            it sucks already... disney is fucking up star wars.

                            • Fergal Daly
                              Fergal Daly  5 days back

                              Couldn't listen past "a point that was double-downed on".

                              • Abramo Abramogr
                                Abramo Abramogr  5 days back

                                The secret jedi texts are destroyed and the last jedi "luke" died only ghosts remaining .Thats why luke said jedi must END. I believe a new order will rise with the name Skywalkers a new "jedi" order with rey as mentor.she will bring balance to the force.

                                • Enrico Friske
                                  Enrico Friske  5 days back

                                  Spoiler: This is it! I put it together. It is perfect. Combines everything, explains everything, defeats everything, safes everything. The ultimate fraud, deceiving everyone. The true 9-Movie Story Arc.

                                  "Have you ever heard the tragedy of Darth Plagueis? He could see the future, but could not prevent his own death. Together we might master that."
                                  George Lukas once had the idea, that the Emperor manipulated the force and fathered Anakin/DarthVader that way across the Galaxy , but he dropped that idea. He also wanted to deceive everyone with JarJar Binx being a SithLord, but he dropped that idea, when nobody liked JarJar.

                                  The emperor really did achieve that goal, he cheated death. When he fell down the Deathstar, he did not die, because he vanished himself short before death and made himself reincarnate as a girl at a different place, preventing his death in fathering himself in disguise.
                                  Thats why Rey is a MarySue and not afraid of the darkness in the cave below Lukes Island.

                                  Snoke:"I can see you striking her down." -> Snoke gets striked down. Snoke = her = altered darkforce projection of Rey, thats why Snoke has no story. When Luke looks into Kylo Rens dream he can only see darkness, because Rey is manipulating Kylos dream, and it is her what Luke sees.

                                  First: Anakin Skywalker rised and sacrificed himself and defeated his darkness.
                                  Second: Luke Skywalker rised and sacrificed himself and defeated his "darkness".
                                  Third: Ben Skywalker will rise and sacrifice himself and defeat his darkness.

                                  Episode IX The Rise of Skywalker:
                                  This will bring the saga to its end and the Emperor will finally be defeated. In the trailer you hear Luke "1000 Generations within you, thats your fight" and see Rey, but thats to fool you. He is talking to Kylo Ren, the true bloodline. Kylo will realise, that he has been manipulated by Rey all the time. Ben Skywalker will rise again, defeating KyloRen, and in the last ultimate battle he will sacrifice himself and die when he finally kills Rey and defeats feminism.

                                  Yep thats the only way to safe StarWars and DaisyRidley once said, that she is no real Jedi.. It would be a surprising change at the end, would put things in a different perspective when viewed again, create an arc from 1 to 9 and fullfill the Emperors attempt to master death.
                                  Rey has no struggle at all and got everything sticked up her arse. Kylo must be the hero.

                                  What do you think?

                                  • Anthony Peters
                                    Anthony Peters  5 days back

                                    ughhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh nope nope nope NOPE!

                                    • Gemini At work
                                      Gemini At work  5 days back

                                      Palpitine vs mace windoo !

                                      • Barry Rijsdijk
                                        Barry Rijsdijk  5 days back

                                        Rey will become evil. The biggest spoiler is that of JJ "I used to like you, but now I don't anymore"... and she is was wearing black on the stage of celebration '19.

                                        • JAFO-PTY
                                          JAFO-PTY  5 days back

                                          Palpatine is behind it all!

                                          • petersaturday
                                            petersaturday  5 days back

                                            Palpatine will appear in an old recording as a hologram...

                                            • Raiken Xion
                                              Raiken Xion  6 days back

                                              Hmm starting to see age in Jessica Chobot.

                                              • zoompt 1975
                                                zoompt 1975  6 days back

                                                Is Palpatine alive?
                                                I hope not. Poor Palpy. Nobody deserves to get the attention of KK and her harpies and soyboys.

                                                • Adlin Ling
                                                  Adlin Ling  6 days back

                                                  I can't help but expect a rehash of Return of the Jedi in Star Wars Episode 9: Rise of Skywalker.

                                                  • Mike Rindos
                                                    Mike Rindos  6 days back

                                                    I saw those books this lady is taking about. It really hurt my feelings. Made me feel like the Empire didn’t clone himself. And Luke didn’t really go out and discover new locations where the Jedi had set up temples. The book was really brutally honest. So it doesn’t do legends or cannon. Thank sucks.

                                                    • Pat Sosa
                                                      Pat Sosa  6 days back

                                                      His hatred for the Jedi kept him alive just like Darth maul

                                                      • he's the Master
                                                        he's the Master  6 days back

                                                        We will be watching your progress with great interest. Sounds like a plan!

                                                        • Jacob Glaser
                                                          Jacob Glaser  6 days back

                                                          Move over "jump the shark" and "nuke the fridge" and make way for "jump the TIE fighter"!

                                                          • Un-broken and victorious

                                                            Ham-fisted retcon magic is how.

                                                            • louis burns
                                                              louis burns  6 days back

                                                              The greatest evil is darth jar jar

                                                              • trulyheaven777
                                                                trulyheaven777  6 days back

                                                                More garbage.

                                                                • Markcloseupmagic4u Magician

                                                                  Watch "See a card don't pick a card." on YouTube

                                                                  • liviu bardel
                                                                    liviu bardel  7 days back

                                                                    k.k. must be kicked out of star wars

                                                                    • Kyle Peevers
                                                                      Kyle Peevers  1 weeks back

                                                                      Star wars died a long time ago.

                                                                      • wogabovkid
                                                                        wogabovkid  1 weeks back

                                                                        if kylo is fighting rey, he would have shoot her. it's training or maybe, cooperating. kylo is just picking up rey to face their common foes together, and kylo is just to lazy to park th tie interceptor and so rey have to do a bit of stunt to land on top of the tie interceptor?
                                                                        aahhh.. i hate myself

                                                                        • Spencer Whiteway
                                                                          Spencer Whiteway  1 weeks back

                                                                          Because what the f*ck else are they supposed to do after than f*cking dumpster fire that was TLJ?

                                                                          • That Guy Guy
                                                                            That Guy Guy  1 weeks back

                                                                            Please be Darth Jar Jar

                                                                            • Gunforce55
                                                                              Gunforce55  1 weeks back

                                                                              I'll tell you how the emperor is still alive. Because the emperor in Return of the Jedi was a clone. How else?

                                                                              • JUNGO
                                                                                JUNGO  1 weeks back

                                                                                do not understand why this idiotic movie gets overly rated shit and overly ad nauseum was a cheezy movie and still is ...nothing really to put that much attention to!!!!!!!!!!

                                                                                • Dad_a_Monk
                                                                                  Dad_a_Monk  1 weeks back

                                                                                  Ian McDiarmid said in his panel at SWCC19',that Emperor Palpatine was definitely dead going into Episode 9.
                                                                                  ...but that's all he would say about it.. . .

                                                                                  • mlasko74
                                                                                    mlasko74  1 weeks back

                                                                                    If they don't tie every single movie and plot line into this movie and fix whatever da Fuck they think they did with the last one, idk wtf or why anyone would ever wanna see another Star Wars

                                                                                    • shorey40
                                                                                      shorey40  1 weeks back

                                                                                      WTF are you even hyping here?! Landos yellow clothes? Thts all you've got?

                                                                                      • Matthew Schutze
                                                                                        Matthew Schutze  1 weeks back

                                                                                        This girl is so fucking annoying I wanna slap her

                                                                                        • Halldor Þor Svavarsson

                                                                                          Darth maul came back to live

                                                                                          • Daniel Rodriguez
                                                                                            Daniel Rodriguez  1 weeks back

                                                                                            It has to be Rey she awoke the force she last Jedi rise as the final Skywalker

                                                                                            • Brakkeleer Thuis
                                                                                              Brakkeleer Thuis  1 weeks back

                                                                                              Very pretty and sexy lady! ;)

                                                                                              • pratik shirsat
                                                                                                pratik shirsat  1 weeks back

                                                                                                I love you chobot

                                                                                                • ohNitro
                                                                                                  ohNitro  1 weeks back

                                                                                                  PALPATINE was never a thing. His “master” is him.