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Published: Thu, January 11, 2018
Culture | By Antonia Gonzales

Mark Hamill reveals a much different ending to The Force Awakens

Mark Hamill reveals a much different ending to The Force Awakens

As he turns to look at her, she extends his old lightsaber to him and the screen wipes to black.

"You can kind of see how we're developing things concurrently, working on things concurrently, because the list of programs or projects that Jyn goes through in Rogue One wasn't something that was necessarily in the script, those were things that we started to add later in the production process, and at the same time, we were already working on Rian's film", Rayne Roberts explains.

In a new interview promoting The Last Jedi, Mark Hamill revealed that the end of The Force Awakens was going to show off Luke's Force powers by featuring two floating boulders.

Perhaps having a Luke Skywalker so in touch with the Force that he could still float boulders with relative ease, killed the narrative of The Last Jedi, and so we got the broken man who wanted nothing to do with the Force or the Jedi when it was all said and done. It wouldn't make sense for Luke to be showing off how powerful he was while properly setting up The Last Jedi. It was a good thing that Abrams and Johnson were able to figure it out before the movie came out.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi was written and directed by Rian Johnson, and stars Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Issac, Andy Serkis, Lupita Nyong'o, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Gwendoline Christie, Kelly Marie Tran, Benicio Del Toro, and Frank Oz. So far The Last Jedi has managed to bring in $55 million with 4.1 million admissions (via Variety). Now that The Last Jedi, the second part of Disney and Lucasfilm's new Star Wars trilogy, is past us, people have immediately begun speculating onto what the closing chapter will be about. Characters like Boba Fett and Darth Maul are important in service of the plot, but meet unceremonious ends because the movies aren't ostensibly about them. It's a very amusing thing about that because what happens ...

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