Oscar Isaac talks Poe Dameron and Star Wars: The Last Jedi


Actor Oscar Isaac who portrays Poe Dameron in Star Wars: The Last Jedi discussed the film recently….

Oscar Isaac is out making the rounds of the press circuit in order to discuss his film The Promise, a film about the Armenian genocide nearly 100 years ago. Isaac plays a medical student promised to marry the daughter of a wealthy family in his village. Using her dowry, Isaac’s character trains to be a doctor before war breaks out and the Turkish army begins slaughtering his fellow Armenians.

Of course, what interview with Oscar Isaac would be complete without talking about Star Wars: The Last Jedi? When asked by NME. what Star Wars fans should expect in The Last Jedi, Isaac talks about the challenges each character will face in the new film.

"The heroes get challenged very specifically. It’s almost like you get to discover their character flaws and those things get tested. Out of that, I think you’ll get a much better sense of who Poe, Finn, and Rey are because you get to really know somebody in a crisis. Star Wars is fixed in my calendar until at least 2020 so watch this space."

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There are a couple of interesting bits of information to mine from this quote. Apparently, The Last Jedi will test our beloved characters like they’ve never been tested before. We’ll get to find out who Poe, Finn, and Rey truly are through the hardships they must endure.

But, it’s the last sentence of that quote that interests me more than anything else, as Isaac seems to accidently confirm that Poe Dameron lives through The Last Jedi. By saying Star Wars is fixed in his calendar untile at least 2020, Isaac is basically stating that his character, Poe Dameron, will live through to Star Wars: Episode IX.

For a character that originally died in the escape from the First Order’s Star Destroyer, in The Force Awakens, making it through to the end of the sequel trilogy is pretty darn good. Star Wars: The Last Jedi hits theaters on December 15.