Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker hit theaters this past Friday and it has been getting a lot of mixed reviews. It recently debuted at $176 million opening weekend, which is the lowest out of the trilogy. The film is currently sitting at a 56% critic and 86% audience on Rotten Tomatoes.
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During a live panel for the film, our very own Kaila Spencer was in attendance and tweeted out what Finn wanted to say to Rey during the quicksand scene early on in the film. JJ Abrams goes on to say that Finn wanted to tell her that he was force sensitive. When looking back at the film, Finn does show signs that he is attuned with the force; in addition, there are several moments where Finn feels situations in the force, a lot dealing with Rey herself.
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I had the privilege of attending the Academy screening of #TheRiseOfSkywalker today and J.J. confirmed that what Finn wanted to tell Rey was that he’s force sensitive! pic.twitter.com/hxuDHhwL6N
— kaila ren (@kaila_ren) December 21, 2019
There’s no explanation on why the director left it out of the film, but it may show up in a deleted scene.
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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker sees the return of stars Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Domhnall Gleeson, Kelly Marie Tran, Joonas Suotamo, and Billie Lourd. Joining the cast of Episode IX are Naomi Ackie (Doctor Who), Richard E. Grant (Gosford Park, Hudson Hawk), Dominic Monaghan (Lost), Keri Russell (The Americans), and Matt Smith (Doctor Who), who will be joined by veteran Star Wars actors Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, and Billy Dee Williams, who will reprise his role as Lando Calrissian. The role of Leia Organa will once again be played by Carrie Fisher, using previously unreleased footage shot for Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is directed by J.J. Abrams and produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Abrams and Michelle Rejwan. Callum Greene, Tommy Gormley, and Jason McGatlin serve as executive producers. The screenplay was written by Chris Terrio & J.J. Abrams and the story is by Derek Connolly & Colin Trevorrow and J.J. Abrams & Chris Terrio, based on characters created by George Lucas.
The film is in theaters now.
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