Two years ago, Vanity Fair gave us our first introduction to Rey, Finn, Poe, and the rest of the Star Wars: The Force Awakens cast. Now, the magazine—which has been photographing the stars of Star Wars films since 1999’s The Phantom Menace—reveals a series of portraits of The Last Jedi cast. And, surprising no one, the cast is too awesome for just one cover. The magazine’s latest issue will have four alternate covers, the first time it has put out multiple Star Wars covers.
For all the delight in seeing Luke and Rey, Poe leaning on Finn, new Resistance member Rose (Kelly Marie Tran), or even Gwendoline Christie for the first time in-character as Phasma without her helmet, the most emotional cover is that of General Leia Organa. Annie Leibovitz, who photographed Carrie Fisher and the rest of the Empire Strikes Back cast for Rolling Stone back in 1980, photographed Fisher before her passing for this wonderful tribute:
Check out the rest of the covers at Vanity Fair. Leibovitz’s complete portfolio, plus behind-the-scenes intel (like Kathleen Kennedy on what Leia’s role in Episode IX would have been), will be available on May 24.