Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker was a far cry from its unique plans. Before The Force Awakens director JJ Abrams took over, Colin Trevorrow was helming the blockbuster. Star Wars 9 was to be referred to as Duel of the Fates and would have seen a extra distinguished function for John Boyega’s Finn.
Famously, Boyega feels his half was pushed “to the side” in The Rise of Skywalker.
In Episode IX Finn joined First Order deserters to cost on horseback on the battle on Exegol.
While idea artwork for the Duel of the Fates noticed Finn main one other cost with a Resistance blue flag, joined by Finn, Poe and Chewbacca.
Commenting on the paintings, he advised Yahoo: “I think Colin Trevorrow was going to tell that story.”
Boyega continued: “That picture of Finn with the blue flag, and you’ve got the AT-ATs lined up with tribal marks, and the stormtroopers take off their helmets.
“That would have been sick! That would have been dope, man, arms down.”
On feeling side-lined, the 28-year-old mentioned: “I felt it was necessary for me to speak a few reality that’s embarrassing to speak about
“We all know that what makes roles so profitable [are] the moments you give them.”
The discover was noticed in Lucasfilm Creative Executive Pablo Hidalgo’s new e book Star Wars: Fascinating Facts.
Page 140 of the e book is titled Luke Skywalker’s Destiny and divulges that identical to in The Last Jedi, Lucas had supposed to kill off his Star Wars lead.
The extract reads: “Years before The Last Jedi began development, the treatment left behind by George Lucas in 2012 also had Episode VIII be the one wherein Luke Skywalker would die.”
Lucas shared his concepts with Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy and Disney, however for essentially the most half, they selected to go their very own method with the sequel trilogy.
Nevertheless, Rian Johnson’s The Last Jedi a minimum of noticed Lucas’ intention for Luke to grow to be one with the Force.
With the Skywalker Saga now accomplished, Disney is taking a break from Star Wars films.
The subsequent movie within the franchise is due in cinemas in time for Christmas 2023.
While, within the meantime, Disney+ is storming forward with The Mandalorian.