More than two characters are going to be in Star Wars: The Last Jedi, and it’s all going to come down to two characters, EW has learned.
“We’re not talking about two leads or two supporting characters, but we’re definitely not talking two major actors.
We’re talking about a very important character,” producer J.J. Abrams told Entertainment Weekly.
“It’s not going to have three.
That’s not how we’re going to do it.”
Abrams also revealed that a sequel to the hit Star Wars movie franchise won’t feature a female lead.
Instead, The Last Princess will be a woman.
“There’s nothing more important to us than our franchise.
We’ve had a really strong relationship with Lucasfilm, and we feel very strongly about the franchise.
But we have to make sure that it’s a franchise that’s not a female-driven one,” Abrams said.”
I can’t talk about the specific casting decisions for The Last Star Wars, but that’s the only way we can get the story that we want to tell.
We don’t want it to feel like a sequel.
I don’t care who’s the female lead, it’s going to feel really strong.”
Abrams said the film will be set in the years leading up to The Force Awakens, and that there will be an endgame that will conclude with the final act of the film.
“The Last Jedi will definitely have a resolution.
It’s not just a one-shot, it will be the end of the story,” Abrams continued.
“That will be very, very exciting.
And it’s not only the ending of the movie.
There will be something that we call an end-game that we’re calling a sequel, and there will come a time where we’ll look back and say, ‘Well, that was fun.'”
The Last Princess stars Daisy Ridley as Leia Organa, Adam Driver as General Leia Organas, John Boyega as Finn Jones, Oscar Isaac as Poe Dameron, Gwendoline Christie as C-3PO, Domhnall Gleeson as Han Solo, Lupita Nyong’o as General Hux, Michael Rooker as Cymoon Bail Organa and Domhnalls Gleeson Jr. as the villainous General Grievous.
The Last StarWars: The Force Awaits will be released in theaters on December 15.
Stay tuned for more news on the upcoming Star Wars film, including a release date, the cast, and when we can expect a release for fans of the franchise in the future.
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