Rian Johnson Looks Back at Removing One of Daisy Ridley’s Best ‘Last Jedi’ Scenes

Published on Apr 15, 2020

Rian Johnson Looks Back at Removing One of Daisy Ridley’s Best ‘Last Jedi’ Scenes

It’s been well over two years since the release of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” but Rian Johnson is still giving fans new insight into his creative process. The filmmaker recently took to Twitter to react to a deleted scene from “The Last Jedi” that started making the rounds on social media. The scene in question finds Rey defying Luke Skywalker’s order not to intervene in a raid against the Caretakers on the island of Ahch-To. Rey discovers Luke was simply testing her and the raid was not real, prompting her to lash out at him in what is one of Daisy Ridley’s strongest acting moments not just in “The Last Jedi” but in all of the latest trilogy.

When asked by a fan on Twitter why he deleted this powerful Rey moment, Johnson responded, “Mostly pace, and something about it always felt a little repetitive, coming

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Author: Zack Sharf