10 scrapped ideas from Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Walt Disney Pictures and Lucasfilm‘s Star Wars: The Last Jedi is now the top-grossing domestic movie of 2017 and has made over $1.1 billion worldwide. As is our tradition with every new Star Wars movie (and now that most of you reading have seen it!) we cracked open Abrams Books‘ latest tome The Art of Star Wars: The Last Jedi to find out all the juicy cut scenes and scrapped ideas that director Rian Johnson discarded before the final cut and, in many cases, before filming even began. Do these scrapped ideas give clues to the direction the story could go in Episode IX? Check out 10 Scrapped Ideas from Star Wars: The Last Jedi in the gallery below! BEWARE OF SPOILERS!!!
Written by Phil Szostak with a foreword by Rian Johnson, The Art of Star Wars: The Last Jedi is a 256-page hardcover book containing over 300 gorgeous illustrations from the various concept artists who helped Johnson and production designer Rick Heinrichs realize their vision for the eighth chapter of the beloved Saga in a galaxy far far away.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi was written and directed by Rian Johnson (Brick, Looper) and continues the storylines introdukced in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, welcoming back cast members Mark Hamill, the late Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Lupita Nyong’o, Oscar Isaac, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Gwendoline Christie, and Andy Serkis. New cast members include Academy Award winner Benicio Del Toro, Academy Award nominee Laura Dern, and newcomer Kelly Marie Tran.