Mark Hamill says the Force is strong in Ireland

Joann Johnston
January 13, 2018

While it's made clear in The Last Jedi that they were pulled from the Millennium Falcon, initially the dice were to play a much bigger role in the Star Wars franchise.

Find out about all these Star Wars: The Last Jedi secrets below, but beware of spoilers. All the new Force powers in The Last Jedi have precedence in the Expanded Universe and many are even extensions of stuff seen in previous films.

Rian Johnson responded to a Twitter exchange between Bungie project leader Mark Noseworthy and /Film head Peter Sciretta. So, why did Luke use the blue lightsaber instead of his green lightsaber?

"[Luke] is basically tailoring this projection to have maximum effect on Kylo", he explained.

That actually makes a good deal of sense.

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In Lucasfilm's Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the Skywalker saga continues as the heroes of The Force Awakens join the galactic legends in an epic adventure that unlocks age-old mysteries of the Force and shocking revelations of the past.

Luke was given the blue lightsaber by Obi-Wan Kenobi in A New Hope but lost it during his duel with Darth Vader on Cloud City in The Empire Strikes Back. But Kylo ren and Rey destroyed that lightsaber on Snoke's ship, so why did Kylo Ren fall for it?

Take the link to see their full, fascinating and detailed analysis - we will be watching this one closely.

Despite seeming like a plot hole, Rian Johnson actually seems to have really thought all of this through. Many believe he destroyed it after sinking the X-Wing on Ahch-To as he denounced the force, and that the crystal he wears around his neck is actually the Kyber crystal from this lightsaber. They include references to Star Wars Battlefront II, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, and some little threads that may be explored in future Star Wars stories.

The Last Jedi is marching on at the global box office and is still dividing fans between those that loved it and those that are straight up offended by it. We certainly can't accuse him of making lazy mistakes at this point.

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