Oscar Isaac Wishes Poe and Finn Were Gay in ‘Star Wars’ but ‘People Are Too Afraid’
Published on Dec 04, 2019
Any “Star Wars” fan hoping the upcoming “Rise of Skywalker” will finally turn Finn (John Boyega) and Poe Dameron (Oscar Isaac) into romantic partners will surely be disappointed. Variety spoke with Boyega, Isaac, and director J.J. Abrams at the “Star Wars” press junket and all three gentlemen made it clear Finn and Poe will remain platonic best friends in the final entry of the Skywalker saga. And yet, Isaac shares his wish that Lucasfilm pushed forward and made Finn and Poe a gay couple.
“Personally, I kind of hoped and wished that maybe that would’ve been taken further in the other films, but I don’t have control,” Isaac said. “It seemed like a natural progression, but sadly enough it’s a time when people are too afraid, I think, of…I don’t know what. But if they would’ve been boyfriends, that would have been fun.”
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Author: Zack Sharf