Star Wars: The Final Jedi was a novel movie in that the story ends not with our heroes, however with full strangers. However director Rian Johnson says it was crucial for the movie to finish the way in which it did. As our essential characters are all escaping on board the Millennium Falcon, the digicam pulls again to create a bunch shot of everyone on board. It appears like it is going to be the second the place the movie cuts to the top credit, however as a substitute, we get a short sequence with youngsters on Canto Bight who’re reenacting Luke Skywalker’s stand on Crait with selfmade motion figures. Rian Johnson says that these closing moments are essential as a result of we would have liked to see how Luke’s choice was making an influence on the galaxy. In keeping with Johnson…
That was one thing I actually caught to, and consider me, we went backwards and forwards within the enhancing room. Within the script, once I wrote that scene within the Falcon, I wrote the phrases, ‘this looks like the right picture to finish on.’ To me, it was actually essential to have that closing scene, as a result of it turns what Luke did from an act that saves 20 folks into an act that conjures up the galaxy. The notion that what we’re organising right here is one thing massive within the subsequent chapter. And when Leia says, ‘we have now the whole lot we want,’ she’s speaking about everybody on the Falcon, but additionally about what we see subsequent, which is we now have a galaxy that has seen this beacon of hope and is getting impressed to combat the great combat.
Rian Johnson tells Empire that even he thought-about ending the movie on board the Millennium Falcon, however that he felt strongly the additional scene was wanted. It acts a response to Leia’s assertion that the Resistance has the whole lot they want. Earlier within the movie, no person responds to the decision for assist, there is a feeling that hope has left the galaxy, however Luke’s act of defiance has modified that, inspiring folks in even the darkest corners of the universe. We see that within the closing moments of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, and we additionally see that a few of those that have been impressed will carry helpful skills to help within the combat.
After all, how that closing scene will actually translate into motion in Star Wars: Episode IX is absolutely anyone’s guess at this level. The script that they initially had for the movie was thrown out and a brand new script, co-written by director J.J. Abrams is now being written. It is unknown if this new script will modify earlier concepts, or be one thing solely new. It does appear that this trilogy is being dealt with a bit at a time, slightly than as a single story, so actually something may occur.