It looks like Star Wars fans will have to wait even longer to see the first trailer for Star Wars: Episode IX, as the rumors claiming Disney would drop the very first official glimpse at the upcoming film during the Super Bowl this Sunday seem to have been squashed. In 2018, the first teaser for Solo: A Star Wars Story dropped during the big game, leading many fans to speculate that the studio would do the same this year for the highly anticipated next installment in the Luke Skywalker saga. Unfortunately, Deadline is reporting that the rumors are likely just that—rumors.
Fans are dying for even the tiniest hint from Disney about what is to come, but as usual, the studio has every detail under lock and key. There has been minimal teasing from the actors, and of course some alleged leaks (the veracity of which is always questionable), but fans are now starting to get antsy.
Although Disney has given away nothing yet, they’ve had a big presence in Super Bowl commercials past. Some of this year's most anticipated movies, including Captain Marvel, Avengers: Endgame, Dumbo, Aladdin, and Toy Story 4 could all have coveted spots during the big game, according to Deadline.
But whenever the trailer for Episode IX does drop, it won't need the benefit of a massive audience tuned into a major sporting event to get the word out. A Star Wars trailer drop/title reveal is an event in its own right.
Star Wars: Episode IX is due to hit theaters on December 20, 2019.