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It has been lower than every week since Star Wars: The Final Jedi arrived in theaters, and the generations of followers have not stopped discussing each body of the blockbuster. Rian Johnson took a ton of dangers with the movie, telling a capsulated story that challenged a lot of what followers thought they knew concerning the galaxy far, distant. And maybe no plot line is as controversial as Luke Skywalker’s, particularly how the hero of the franchise went out in the long run. He appeared to have lastly handed on within the ultimate moments of the movie, however may he present up as a Drive Ghost like this mentors Obi-Wan and Yoda? Here is what Johnson stated concerning the character’s possible future in J.J. Abrams’ Episode IX.
I do not know what’s gonna occur in Episode IX in any respect, however there’s truly extra potential for extra attention-grabbing issues when it comes to his function within the ultimate chapter if he strikes into one other realm.
Luke had an attention-grabbing go throughout The Final Jedi, going right into a self-imposed exile in Ach-To identical to Yoda did after the occasions of the prequel trilogy. Very like the little inexperienced man, Luke supposed to reside the remainder of his days alone together with his self- loathing. And whereas Luke finally used his powers to assist save the remaining members of The Resistance and encourage their faith in Rey, he allowed himself to lastly relaxation, and disappeared into skinny air.
It appeared like this could be the tip of Luke Skywalker’s journey, however it’s no accident that Yoda got here again from the lifeless to information Luke by means of The Final Jedi. If the Jedi Grasp was in a position to information Luke after loss of life, possibly Luke will be capable to do the identical for Rey. Her coaching was very restricted, so she’ll want a bit extra assist with the intention to assist save the galaxy in Episode IX.
The chance of Luke returning for Episode IX additionally appears even larger within the wake of Carrie Fisher’s loss of life. The following sequel was imagined to be a giant one for Leia, however Fisher’ loss of life a yr in the past will stop the beloved character from getting a correct ending. And since Han died in The Drive Awakens, it could be bummer for the threequel to not comprise any of the trio of authentic characters.