‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ Could Lead to Audience Health Issues, According to Disney

The extremely anticipated Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker film is lastly popping out on Dec. 20, 2020. Followers have been ready two lengthy years—because the earlier movie, The Final Jedi,—for the conclusion to the sequel trilogy. 

'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' cast
Producer Kathleen Kennedy, Director J.J. Abrams, John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Oscar Isaac, and Anthony Daniels | Jun Sato/WireImage

The place does ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ match into the ‘Star Wars’ Saga Timeline?

Though the unique three Star Wars motion pictures—A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Again, and Return of the Jedi—got here out first, they’re within the center of the 9 movies. The subsequent trilogy launched—The Phantom Menace, Assault of the Clones, and Revenge of the Sith—was a prequel to the unique triology.

The final trilogy to come out belongs after the unique trilogy. This group of three movies, referred to because the sequel trilogy, incorporates The Pressure Awakens and The Final Jedi proper now. Our new film, The Rise of Skywalker, will full the sequel trilogy.

‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ Viewer Warning

Though many viewers are prepared to run out to the theater, Disney cautions that some might want to assume twice earlier than shopping for their tickets. 

“The movie incorporates a number of sequences with imagery and sustained flashing lights which will have an effect on these with photosensitive epilepsy,” in accordance to the assertion made by Disney with the Epilepsy Basis on Dec. 6, 2019.

Disney didn’t report which scenes or particular results ought to fear viewers.

“For about 3% of folks with epilepsy, publicity to flashing lights at sure intensities or sure visible patterns can set off seizures,” the assertion continued. 

These people who’ve epilepsy want to take precautions earlier than going to see Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. Notices shall be posted on the film theaters to warn movie-goers of the danger.

Could Viewers with epilepsy nonetheless see ‘The Rise of Skywalker’ in theaters?

Followers with epilepsy do not need to miss the chance to see their favourite characters. The warning did give ideas for tactics wherein Star Wars followers with epilepsy may nonetheless see the movie.

Disney made the suitable name on releasing this pertinent info to viewers early. With advance discover, followers could make preparations to have a buddy watch the film first. Viewers ought to then take alongside that very same buddy to see the movie. 

If you are watching the film, have your buddy warn you to scenes which have flashing lights so you may cowl your eyes. 

The Epilepsy Basis additionally suggests instructing your buddy the steps of seizure first support—Keep, Protected, Aspect. That particular person ought to know to keep by your aspect and start timing the seizure. She or he also needs to maintain you protected by eradicating any sharp objects. Lastly, they need to flip you in your aspect in case you are not awake or conscious. 

Your buddy also needs to know when to name 9-1-1, as an illustration, if the seizure lasts greater than 5 minutes or in case you have problem respiration. 

As soon as these preparations are made, viewers with epilepsy can nonetheless see Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker when it’s launched on Dec. 20, 2019. 

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