THR also notes that Johnson’s mentality came from a more selfish place.
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Star Wars: The Last Jedi divided fans unlike any other movie in the franchise. “It’s a conversation – and in this case it’s a very intense conversation”, he laughed.
“I think longing for something, there’s usually a reason you’re longing for it”.
For Fisher, that meant a lot of discussion about the specifics of scenes and the spirit of Leia. And, also, it leads her on this wonderful journey.
Talking further about Carrie, who sadly passed away in December 2016, he said that she loved one-liners and jokes. The film was certainly ambitious, causing much debate between audiences.
The fact is, Hamill is just like us, except he’s Luke Skywalker. She told him, “In my head, I’m still in my 20s”. Prior to Hamill coming out on stage, Johnson talked about the structure of the classic hero’s journey in stories like “Beowulf” as how he framed Luke’s journey.
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My first reaction was, ‘Can’t we push this off until [Episode] 9? Books never quite discriminated the way films did. Johnson revealed in the Q&A that “George gave me an incredibly gracious good luck call”.
It would have been fun to see Luke live to fight another day, but The Last Jedi is arguably a stronger film with the climax it has. He took the opportunity to reiterate this while sitting next to Johnson saying, “I wish I hadn’t expressed my insecurities publicly”. Oz replies back telling Hamill that he’s still “beautiful”. Hamill replied, “He’s always right”. He makes it clear that he’s a fan first and filmmaker second.
The moment made for an incredible GIF that both Hamill and Johnson have tweeted since the movie’s release.