WATCH: Amazing Malin Head features in new Star Wars trailer

WATCH: Amazing Malin Head features in new Star Wars trailer

first_imgExcitement is rising for the release of the next Star Wars blockbuster after a new behind the scenes video was released on Saturday.The newest Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer shows many shots filmed in Ireland along with a stand-out scene from Donegal’s Malin Head (featured above).Daisy Ridley, who plays Rey, is seen sprinting towards a moving camera with the otherworldly landscape of Malin in the background. Malin’s scenery is set to be part of Ahch-To, the new planet which will have an epic battle in the eighth Star Wars chapter. The production shot features a six-wheel Polaris and stabilised head from the Celtic Grips equipment company.The Star Wars crew visited Donegal last year to film on-location on the Wild Atlantic Way. Skellig Michael off the Kerry coast appears heavily in the trailer, with impressive rock formations providing a dramatic background to other action shots.The trailer also features the late Carrie Fisher, who died shortly after filming her scenes as General Leia. Malin Head in Donegal has already felt the force of having the famous franchise filmed at the location, with many tourists coming to see the striking landscape which hosted the Millenium Falcon last year.Star Wars: The Last Jedi will be released in cinemas in mid-December.WATCH: Amazing Malin Head features in new Star Wars trailer was last modified: July 17th, 2017 by Rachel McLaughlinShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Malin HeadMovieStar Warsthe last jeditourismtrailerlast_img

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