Go behind the scenes for The Last Jedi with this exclusive access from USA TODAY…
The longer we wait for Star Wars: The Last Jedi to arrive, the harder it becomes to go into the movie 100 % fresh. Those of you who are wanting to go in completely spoiler free, stop reading now.
USA Today dropped a behind the scenes video — watch it here — for The Last Jedi, where Rian Johnson take us to a galaxy far, far away from his certain point of view.
Minor plot spoilers to follow:
Photo Credit: Lucasfilm
Johnson guides us inside the Millennium Falcon, reminiscing on enjoying Star Wars as a child. His excitement is more proof that he is the right man for the job, with Johnson’s love of the franchise just overflowing with pure joy.
Daisy Ridley appears, praising the vision of Johnson:
"Rian is doing many unexpected things and taking characters in new directions."
John Boyega then chimes in, with his perspective on the director’s mad skills.
"The individual stories of this characters are elevated and made fresh and new."
We can’t forget about Luke Skywalker himself, Mark Hamill:
"That’s what I love about Rian’s approach to the story. It’s like a real journey of discovery."
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The rest of the video takes us on the set of many locations, revealing these juicy details in the process:
- Poe and Rey are likely in the Millennium Falcon together at the end of the film.
- D.J. Finn, and Rose are all infiltrating the Supremacy, most likely.
- Rey is vigorously fighting in combat with an unknown opponent in the rain on Ahch-To,
- Rey looks beat up with an abrasion on her face, likely from that duel.
- Rey is in Snoke’s throne room. Fulfilling her destiny, perchance?
- Poe is elusive as ever, avoiding a wrecked speeder.
Is it December 15 yet? Star Wars: The Last Jedi hits the big screens this holiday season.