Like Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Star Wars: The Last Jedi before it, Vanity Fair has coverage of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker shot by famed photographer Annie Leibovitz. Along with many behind the scenes photographs, there are smatterings of information about the final chapter of the Skywalker Saga in the numerous articles at the Vanity Fair website, and later in their print magazine.
Again, like the previous movies, the film gets the cover of Vanity Fair by Leibovitz:
The main draw for the coverage is, of course, the photos by Leibovitz which show the actors and crew behind the scenes.
As seen in the Rise of Skywalker teaser trailer, there will be another desert locale. Via Vanity Fair, we get confirmed that it is not Tatooine nor Jakku, but a new planet named Pasaana which was shot in Wadi Rum valley in Jordan.
C-3PO (Anthony Daniels) is said to be getting a surprising role in Rise of Skywalker. This may partially be due the premature death of Carrie Fisher (Princess/General Leia).
Seen in just a short flashback/vision scene in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the Knights of Ren, certainly looked intimidating. Well, we’re going to get to see more of those bad boys in The Rise of Skywalker.