The Rise of Skywalker Twist Was Reportedly Thought of Before The Force Awakens Released – SW

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Many Star Wars fans were critical of how The Rise of Skywalker handled Emperor Palpatine, especially in regards to Rey and her lineage, which is revealed as a big twist in the film. As those who watched know, Rey is revealed to be a descendant of the Palpatine family line, but she ends up taking on the Skywalker name by film’s end after defeating Palpatine alongside Ben Solo. This whole scenario was thought by many to be a shoehorned twist to one make a bunch of other pieces fit and two retcon some things in Star Wars: The Last Jedi, but it doesn’t appear that was the case. According to The Art of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, there was a story group meeting in May of 2014 that outlined Rey’st taking of the Skywalker name, a meeting that took place around a year and a half before The Force Awakens hit theaters (via ScreenRant).

In the book Pablo Hidalgo says this about Rey’s becoming a Skywalker, though also says she’s not really a Skywalker, referencing the twist on the concept. “I like the idea that she’s going to be our Skywalker, but she’s not a Skywalker. Then, for our purposes, ‘the Skywalker’ is really a metaphor. It doesn’t have to be something that’s directly connected to blood.”

This also fits with what Abrams originally wanted to do with Palpatine, as he was originally going to be featured in The Force Awakens. That would have planted the seeds for what we saw in Rise, and overall things would’ve made a lot more sense regarding the character’s return. This is what visual effects supervisor Roger Guyett had to say about the original concept.

“Ian was such a major part of the original films. J.J. wanted to bring him back to reveal that Palpatine wasn’t completely destroyed in Episode VII,” Guyett said. “He created a clone of himself and, with the help of Sith loyalists, rebuilt himself to a fragmented and unstable state. When Kylo meets him, Palpatine is not fully formed, and he relies on tubes and mechanics, moving around this Sith laboratory on a mechanism that Kevin Jenkins designed. He has the spirit of the Sith, but he’s trapped inside a body that’s incomplete.”

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is directed by J.J. Abrams and stars Daisey Ridley, Adam Driver, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Kelly Marie Tran, Carrie Fisher, Ian McDiarmid, Billy Dee Williams, Joonas Suotamo, Anthony Daniels, Jimmy Vee, Dave Chapman, Brian Herring, Mark Hamill, Billie Lourd, Lupita Nyong’o, Domhnall Gleeson, Keri Russell, Dominic Monaghan, Richard E. Grant. and Greg Grunberg. The official synopsis for the film reads:

“Lucasfilm and director J.J. Abrams join forces once again to take viewers on an epic journey to a galaxy far, far away with Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, the riveting conclusion of the seminal Skywalker saga, where new legends will be born and the final battle for freedom is yet to come”

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is available on home video now.

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Star Wars: Obi-Wan Kenobi Series Gets New Writer

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The Obi-Wan Kenobi Disney+ series has recruited Joby Harold to write the story. Hossein Amini was originally on board to write, but left the long-awaited project back in January. Star Wars fans were beyond excited to hear that Ewan McGregor was coming back to reprise the role last summer at the D23 Expo. McGregor and Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy came out on stage to share the good news, which was a huge weight off of the actor’s shoulders. McGregor has had to keep the secret for a long time and it was starting to get to him, he recalled afterwards.

The Obi-Wan Kenobi series will mark the first time that Joby Harold has written for a TV series in his career. He previously executive produced John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum and co-wrote Army of the Dead with Zack Snyder. Harold also serves as executive producer on the drama series Underground and Netflix’s series Spinning Out. Additionally, he was brought on to for Paramount with writer James Vanderbilt.

Deborah Chow is still on board as the director on the Obi-Wan Kenobi Disney+ series, however, it is not clear what will happen to the original story. Joby Harold could be going on to do something brand-new, like what J.J. Abrams and Chris Terrio did with The Rise of Skywalker when they replaced Colin Trevorrow. Ewan McGregor recently spoke about the series. He said, “there are scripts that I’ve read that are really good, they’re continuing to write on them to make them even better, and we start very early next year.” It isn’t clear if the pre-production will end up happening this summer, but that seems doubtful at the moment.

Ewan McGregor also said, “I’m excited about it. I think the last one I shot was in 2003, so it’s been a while.” In addition to reading up on Obi-Wan Kenobi, McGregor has found himself having to check out the latest Star Wars projects. He says, “I’m reminding myself by watching their new films and The Mandalorian and stuff, I really enjoyed. I keep myself as current as I can with the Lucasfilm world.” It’s really hard to find anyone who didn’t enjoy Disney+’s live action Star Wars series.

As far as getting back into character, Ewan McGregor doesn’t think it will take longer than two minutes. “I’ll put the cloak back on and I’ll be there, I think.” That is certainly good news and it’s good to know that Disney and Lucasfilm are getting the Obi-Wan Kenobi series ready to go. Hopefully pre-production will actually be able to start this summer. We’ll just have to wait and see how the entertainment industry lines up in a few months. Variety was the first to report on Joby Harold coming on board to write the {Obi-Wan Kenobi series.

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Star Wars Actor Andrew Jack Dies From Coronavirus

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The Star Wars community has lost another beloved alumni: actor and dialogue coach Andrew Jack has died from complications related to the novel coronavirus COVID-19. Jack’s representative Jill McCullough shared news that the actor had died in London on Tuesday morning (via TMZ), as a result of the virus that has effectively brought the entire world to halt. What’s even more tragic than the loss are the circumstances surrounding it: due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, Jack’s wife couldn’t be by his side in the final moments, as she is herself quarantined in Australia; and thanks to massive social disruptions the pandemic has caused, a proper funeral for Andrew Jack may also be impossible.

Star Wars fans probably know Andrew Jack best from his appearance as Caluan Ematt, one of The Resistance leaders of the Sequel Trilogy. In Star Wars: The Force Awakens he appeared alongside the likes of Harrison Ford’s Han Solo and Carrie Fisher’s Princess Leia, while also serving as a dialect coach on the entire Star Wars Sequel Trilogy, as well as standalones like Rogue One and Solo. Jack was the main man likely helping actors from John Boyega to Diego Luna shed their real-life accents to better fit their Star Wars personas.

If you need further proof of just how much of of an industry staple Andrew Jack was, his list of big blockbuster movies also includes multiple Marvel Cinematic Universe films (Captain America 1 & 2, Guardians of the Galaxy, Thor 3, Avengers: Infinity War & Endgame), the Lord of the Rings TrilogyPeaky Blinders, multiple James Bond installments, Robert Downey Jr.’s Sherlock Holmes, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, The Last of the Mohicans – and so many more. Basically, Andrew Jack was one of the go-to guys for voice coaching so that foreign actors could overcome their thick accents – or American actors sound like they hailed from overseas.

Andrew Jack was born “Andrew Hutchinson” in 1944. His father Stephen was an actor; his mother Julia was a horticulturist. As stated, he embarked on a career in working as a dialect coach and grew to be one of the most prominent in the industry. Jack was responsible for now iconic elements like the various dialects of Middle-earth in Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings, not to mention the Elvish language and the Black Speech of Mordor.

Without a doubt Andrew Jack’s presence will be a massive loss to the entire film industry – and sadly, one of many that we’ll likely see before the Coronavirus Pandemic is done. Our thoughts and prayers are with his loved ones – and the entire Star Wars community – at this time.

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Star Wars: The Mandalorian Season 2 Art Teases the Return of Clone Wars Favorite Captain Rex

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Dave Filoni shared some new artwork on social media that teases another Clone Wars character in The Mandalorian season 2. We’ve all heard that Rosario Dawson is playing Ahsoka Tano in the highly anticipated follow up season. However, it looks like Filoni is setting up another pretty large character from the hit animated season to join her. It has yet to be officially announced that Dawson will be taking on the role and we more than likely won’t find out for quite some time, thanks to how secretive Filoni and Jon Favreau are with the series.

Along with Ahsoka Tano, Dave Filoni’s social media artwork also features Clone Captain Rex. The two are riding alongside each other in artwork that looks very much like the end-credits portion of The Mandalorian season 1. While this has also yet to be confirmed, it would make a lot of sense to see the character with Tano again since Rex is so loyal. It all fits in with the timeline too, so we’ll just have to wait and see if Filoni and Jon Favreau are dipping into the hit Star Wars animated series. It was previously confirmed that Captain Rex can be glimpsed in Return of the Jedi during the fight on Endor, and we know The Mandalorian takes place a few years after the end of that original trilogy finale.

As for who could be playing Captain Rex, that is a mystery at the moment, but the original Terminator star Michael Biehn has been cast in an undisclosed role. He could be our live-action Captain Rex with Rosario Dawson’s Ahsoka Tano. Obviously, this is speculation at this point in time since neither Jon Favreau or Dave Filoni have mentioned any of this. Part of what makes The Mandalorian season 1 so good has to do with how well they were able to keep their secrets from leaking out to the world.

The Mandalorian season 2 wrapped principal photography and is in the post-production process. As for how far along the crew is, that is unclear. It seems that a lot of the special effects they do in terms of location are taken care of right there on the spot, thanks to the Unreal Game Engine they utilize. A behind-the-scenes look at the show was released online and showed the groundbreaking technology Jon Favreau was incorporating. One of the best things about The Mandalorian is how great it looks and Favreau is using some pretty amazing tech to get it that way.

For now, The Mandalorian season 2 is set to premiere this fall. It’s unclear if current events have caused any delays for the Disney+ series, though we should find out soon enough. Disney has been postponing their big screen releases, but they may very well end up on the streaming platform or on-demand instead of hitting theaters at all. Right now, it’s all up in the air as people continue to social distance themselves around the world. Hopefully The Mandalorian was able to get everything they needed during principal photography. You can check out the art below, thanks to Dave Filoni’s Twitter account.

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Original Arrow Ending Showed Oliver Queen Inspiring Batman

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Arrow’s original ending was meant to show Oliver Queen inspiring Batman. Marc Guggenheim helped create the show and he visited the Fake Nerd Podcast to talk about the series. The Consulting Producer is coming off a huge year with both the conclusion of the show and Crisis on Infinite Earths. That shot of the porto-Hall of Justice with Oliver’s chair there still hits you right in the gut. But, the true tribute that Green Arrow left behind is the heroes that he influenced with his presence and his words. Originally that would have included the Dark Knight.

“I’ll tell you the way I originally planned on it ending. You’ll certainly see how this is different and why it’s different. I always saw the show ending with Oliver’s death, but Oliver’s death in the actual finale,” Guggenheim began. “Then I kind of had a little bit of a fantasy that Oliver would die and you’d end with some sort of news broadcast talking about his legacy and that would sort of become the voice over.”

“And then you would go to this rooftop in a whole other city, and on the cut a thug or some bad guy would crash into the frame, having been punched off-screen,” he added. “And these pair of black boots would come down right in front of him and there’d be a flutter of a scalloped cape and the voice over would say something along the lines of, ‘Oliver Queen inspired a whole new generation of vigilantes.’ The implication being, of course, that he inspired Batman. So that, of course, didn’t happen for a variety of different reasons — not the least of which is Batwoman came along — but that was my original conception.”

There was a ton of pressure for the finale of Arrow to live up to expectations. But Guggenheim also said that he was thankful that it wasn’t a Game of Thrones-type situation heading into the last episodes.

“The goal is to make it satisfying for the fans, but the good news for us is we don’t have the challenges that Lost or Game of Thrones had,” he said in a previous interview. We also don’t have the ratings, so there’s that, too. But I feel the pain of Damon, Benioff, and Weiss. It’s hard. It’s a hard thing to do in a way that satisfies everyone. I also think, because I’ve been thinking how does one end a series, there’s what the initial reaction to something is and then there’s how it stands the test of time and those two things are not always the same.”

How would you have reacted to Batman being in the Arrow finale? Let us know in the comments!

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Evangeline Lilly Posts Apology for Controversial Covid-19 Comments

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A week after making comments about how she didn’t plan to self-quarantine in the face of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, Ant-Man and The Wasp star Evangeline Lilly has taken to Instagram to apologize for what she previously said and to confirm that she is practicing the safety precaution after all. Lilly revealed that she has been social distancing since March 18th, two days after her controversial comments, and that despite her “intense trepidation over the socioeconomic and political repercussions of this course of action,” she has been going about it since then. The Marvel actress also expressed condolences for those suffering because of the coronavirus

“I want to offer my sincere and heartfelt apology for the insensitivity I showed in my previous post to the very real suffering and fear that has gripped the world through COVID19,” Lilly wrote. “Grandparents, parents, children, sisters and brothers are dying, the world is rallying to find a way to stop this very real threat, and my ensuing silence has sent a dismissive, arrogant and cryptic message…My direct and special apologies to those most affected by this pandemic. I never meant to hurt you. When I wrote that post 10 days ago, I thought I was infusing calm into the hysteria. I can see now that I was projecting my own fears into an already fearful and traumatic situation.”

You can read the full post from Lilly below.

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Hello everyone. I am writing you from my home where I have been social distancing since Mar 18th – when social distancing was instituted in the small community where I am currently living. At the time of my Mar 16th post, the directives from the authorities here were that we not congregate in groups of more than 250ppl and that we wash our hands regularly, which we were doing. Two days later, those directives changed and, despite my intense trepidation over the socioeconomic and political repercussions of this course of action, PLEASE KNOW I AM DOING MY PART TO FLATTEN THE CURVE, PRACTICING SOCIAL DISTANCING AND STAYING HOME WITH MY FAMILY. I want to offer my sincere and heartfelt apology for the insensitivity I showed in my previous post to the very real suffering and fear that has gripped the world through COVID19. Grandparents, parents, children, sisters and brothers are dying, the world is rallying to find a way to stop this very real threat, and my ensuing silence has sent a dismissive, arrogant and cryptic message. My direct and special apologies to those most affected by this pandemic. I never meant to hurt you. When I wrote that post 10 days ago, I thought I was infusing calm into the hysteria. I can see now that I was projecting my own fears into an already fearful and traumatic situation. I am grieved by the ongoing loss of life, and the impossible decisions medical workers around the world must make as they treat those affected. I am concerned for our communities – small businesses and families living paycheck-to-paycheck – and I am trying to follow responsible recommendations for how to help. Like many of you, I fear for the political aftermath of this pandemic, and I am praying for us all. At the same time, I am heartened by the beauty and humanity I see so many people demonstrating toward one another in this vulnerable time. When I was grappling with my own fears over social distancing, one kind, wise and gracious person said to me “do it out of love, not fear” and it helped me to realize my place in all of this. Sending love to all of you, even if you can’t return it right now. EL

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Many celebrities took issue with Lilly’s original comments with the likes of Game of Thrones Star Sophie Turner and Lilly’s LOST co-stars Maggie Grace and Josh Holloway.

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Star Wars Writer Hilariously Reminds Fans That Anakin Skywalker Was a Terrible Son – SW

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Few villains were as ruthless as Darth Vader, as made evident in the original Star Wars trilogy, though frequent Star Wars writer Charles Soule recently pointed out that, long before Vader was a terrible threat, the young Anakin Skywalker was a bad son, based on how he constructed a droid for his mother that would have been so useless at making her life easier. Admittedly, Anakin was only nine years old when he built C-3PO, so it’s tough to hold him entirely accountable for his poor judgment, but abandoning his mother on Tatooine with an unfinished droid also wasn’t a responsible decision.

“YOUNG ANAKIN: I am a mechanical genius – I will build my mom, a woman who probably does mostly manual labor on a backwater desert planet, a droid to help her out!” Soule joked on Twitter. “*Builds machine designed for high-level diplomatic negotiations and little else* *Also makes it a skinless horror*”

Soule is currently writing the Star Wars comic book series for Marvel, which takes place after the events of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, the same time period being explored in Star Wars: Darth Vader. Other than some of the characters themselves, there isn’t much connective tissue between the events of the prequel and original trilogies, but the Darth Vader series saw the unexpected return of a prequel character.

On the final page of the debut issue of Darth Vader, the Sith Lord came face to face with who he believed to be Padmé. Given that she died in Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith, this reveal seemed highly unlikely, with the next issue of the series confirming that the character was actually Sabé, one of Padmé’s royal handmaidens. With this being one of the first references to the character since appearing in the prequel trilogy, the story is set up to explore an interesting dynamic, as both Vader and Sabé are seeking more information about Padmé’s fate.

Star Wars: Darth Vader #3 is expected to hit shelves in April.

What do you think of Soule’s remarks? Let us know in the comments.

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Star Wars Director J.J. Abrams Wasn’t Sure About One of the Most Iconic Scenes in The Rise of Skywalker – SW

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Star Wars director J.J. Abrams wasn’t sure about one of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’s most iconic scenes. The reveal about the Luke and Rey scene comes from legendary composer John Williams on the digital extra features. He and the music editor had the idea of the Jedi master lifting his X-Wing just like Yoda did in Empire Strikes Back. It’s a fun thing for veteran Star Wars fans to catch, but Abrams needed some convincing that it would work. But, at his core, the director is a fan too, and it’s really hard to tell Williams no, especially when it comes to Star Wars.

He began, “Yoda lifts [the X-wing] in The Empire Strikes Back. Ramiro Belgardt, the music editor, he said ‘[the scene of Luke lifting the X-wing] should be exactly the music that we had for Yoda. And Actually, J.J. questioned it, he said ‘Well, is that, are we doing that right?’ And everybody said ‘Oh yes, it has to be. You know, the fans will all know.’”

“So I went back to the score of Empire Strikes Back, to get those bars exactly out of them,” Williams added. “That actual little central piece of taking the ship up is exactly as we had it before.”

Abrams has had to respond to the avalanche of criticism over his choices, but he had remained open to hearing critique.

“I’d say that they’re right,” Abrams said in a previous Q+A. “The people who love it more than anything are also right. I was asked… ‘How did you go about pleasing everyone?’ I was like, what? Not to say that should be what anyone tries to do anyway, but how would one even go about it? Especially with Star Wars. I don’t need to tell anyone here, we live in a moment where everything immediately seems to default to outrage. And there’s a kind of M.O. of it’s either exactly as I see it or you’re my enemy.”

He continued, “It’s a crazy thing that there is such a norm that seems to be devoid of nuance — it’s not about Star Wars, it’s about everything — and compassion and acceptance… It’s a crazy moment, so we knew starting this any decision we made, a design decision, a musical decision, a narrative decision would please someone and infuriate someone else. And they’re all right.”

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is available for Digital purchase right now. The adventure comes to DVD, Blu-ray and 4K disc March 31

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Pornhub Is Giving the World Free Premium Memberships for the Next 30 Days

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Pornhub is stepping up in a big way. They have decided to give Pornhub free premium service to users worldwide. Not only that, they have announced that they are donating fifty-thousand masks to New York City medics and first responders who need them most.

Today, the leading adult entertainment platform announced it is offering free Pornhub Premium to the entire world in an effort to encourage the importance of staying home and practicing social distancing. Users can sign up at pornhub.com/stayhome to enjoy the high definition (HD), on-demand streaming platform for the next 30 days. The company is also donating 50,000 surgical masks to New York area medics and first responders who are on the front lines.

  • Pornhub’s efforts worldwide include donations of:
  • 15,000 masks to protect first responders from the Local 2507 of New York City, which represents emergency medical technicians (EMTs), paramedics and fire inspectors of the Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY).
  • 15,000 masks to the Uniformed Firefighters Association (UFA) Local 94 of New York City to protect first responders.
  • 20,000 masks to Mount Sinai South Nassau to bolster the safety of nurses, physicians and support staff caring for those in need.
  • 50,000 Euros to various European organizations to purchase additional masks and medical equipment, including Dein Quarantäne Engel / Deutsches Rotes Kreuz  in Germany, Croce Verde di Vicenza in Italy. Mascarillas AQUÍ AHORA and Material Sanitario para Hospitales Públicos ESPAÑA in Spain.
  •  $25,000 to Sex Workers Outreach Project (SWOP), contributing directly to sex worker relief funds in the SWOP-USA network to meet immediate requests for support from sex workers impacted.

Said Corey Price, Vice President, Pornhub.

“With nearly one billion people in lockdown across the world…It’s important that we lend a hand and provide them with an enjoyable way to pass the time. We hope by expanding our offer of free Pornhub Premium worldwide, people have an extra incentive to stay home and flatten the curve.”

To help models who have been financially impacted, Pornhub will offer them 100% of their video sales after processing fee — for a total payout of 85% of video sales earnings on both Pornhub and its clip site Modelhub — for the month of April. Compared to the previous month to date, the Pornhub Model Program has seen an average increase of over 15% in sales per day. This includes video sales growth, as well as tips and fan club sales growth – growing 10%, 21% and 18% compared to the month before, respectively. Price added this.

“When a global human [event] happens, it is up to everyone to work together to help support the community. We have always been a global community, hosting over 130,000 models from every corner of the earth. We stand by our performers and models and we will continue working on other projects to assist the community during this challenging time.

Below are a series of statements from recipients of masks and funds. Said Bobby Eustace, L27 Vice President, UFA Local 94.

“In these unprecedented times we are extremely grateful to all that have reached out in support of NYC firefighters. We also want to thank those that have sent and continue to send their thoughts and prayers and donated supplies. These are trying times for everyone across the country, especially the first responders, so we thank Pornhub for their generous donation. Now more than ever we need to come together as one and overcome this national [event].”

Said Michael Greco, Vice President, FDNY EMS Local 2507.

“On behalf of Local 2507 which represents the EMTs, paramedics and fire inspectors of New York City, we want to thank Pornhub for their generous donation. In this time of global uncertainty, any company willing to step up and help protect those on the front lines and their families with much needed supplies like…masks will allow our members to do their job safely and feel confident going home knowing their families are safe too.”

Said Joe Calderone, Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications & Development, Mount Sinai.

“We very much appreciate the offer from Pornhub to donate 20,000 masks to help protect our healthcare workers and patients at Mount Sinai South Nassau. These masks are mission critical in the fight. They will help keep our nurses, physicians and support staff safe while caring for those who are stricken. We are doing everything possible…and these masks are a first line of defense.”

Founded in 2007, Pornhub is the leading free, ad-supported adult video streaming website, offering viewers the opportunity to upload and share their own videos. With over 5 million videos and over 120 million visitors a day, Pornhub truly is the best adult site in the world. Pornhub has built the largest dedicated membership base in the adult community, with over 10 million engaged and loyal members, offering viewers a fun and sophisticated social experience directly in site, complete with messaging, photos, achievement badges and much more.

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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Honest Trailer Obliterates the Entire Star Wars Sequel Trilogy

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The Rise of Skywalker Honest Trailer has arrived. Star Wars fans have been waiting for this installment and it does not disappoint. The entire sequel trilogy is perfectly mocked, but especially the story in the final installment of the Skywalker Saga. When fans left theaters in late December, there were more than a few who were scratching their heads. A lot went down in the movie, but there were so many unanswered questions, which was pretty disappointing for the final movie in the trilogy.

Thankfully, The Rise of Skywalker Honest Trailer reveals that those of us left with questions were not alone. Right from the start, the trailer comes out swinging, nailing Disney for ditching Colin Trevorrow and knocking J.J. Abrams for being notoriously (and subjectively) bad at sticking an ending. The trailer also zeros right in on the fact that the movie practically makes Rian Johnson’s The Last Jedi pretty much obsolete, which is something many fans took notice with right away.

All of the major criticism pointed at The Rise of Skywalker is on full display in the nearly 8-minute Honest Trailer, including the missing parts of the story. The trailer hilariously points out that unless Star Wars fans were playing Fortnite, reading every interview with Chris Terrio, reading the Visual Guide, or reading the official novelization, there was no way to know what was going on. The Emperor is back, but it’s not explained, nor are the Wayfinders that just seemed to pop up out of nowhere. It’s all a big guessing game unless you go through all of the supplemental material.

Though The Rise of Skywalker was arguably just as divisive as The Last Jedi, it was a huge hit at the box office. Fans are still arguing about it to this day and they will more than likely continue to do so for the years to come, even though some are coming back around to it now that it’s out on digital platforms. The Honest Trailer seems to highlight what many have thought this whole time, which is that Disney and Lucasfilm did not have a clear vision of where they wanted to the sequel trilogy to go after The Force Awakens.

The Rise of Skywalker tried to please everybody, which is not always a wise decision. The Last Jedi haters were proven to be right when just about every decision Rian Johnson made was reversed and fans looking for Star Wars nostalgia were rewarded too. Chewbacca even gets a participation trophy at the end of the movie. In the end, it’s all in good fun, much like the Honest Trailer. It’s not meant to be mean spirited, it’s just pointing out some perceived flaws that many people have pointed out over the last few months. You can watch The Rise of Skywalker Honest Trailer above, thanks to the Screen Junkies YouTube channel.

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