Star Wars: The Last Jedi: Mark Hamill reveals original Force Awakens ending that Rian Johnson changed

'I was led to believe that I still had the Force and it was really strong in me'

Despite reaching cinemas a month ago and the discussion surrounding Star Wars: The Last Jedi has failed to die down.

Mark Hamill has offered another nice nugget of info about the franchise, this time concerning the ending of The Force Awakens and how a change affected his character hugely.

According to the actor, there were originally going to be boulders floating around Luke Skywalker during The Force Awakens’ final scene.

“When we were doing [The Force Awakens], Rian [Johnson, Last Jedi director] said, ‘We might have boulders floating to show your Force emanating’, so I was led to believe that I still had the Force and it was really strong in me,” Hamill told the publication MTime.

“When I read [The Last Jedi] before [The Force Awakens] came out, I said ‘what?!” and called JJ [Abrams, Force Awakens director] or Rian to say, ‘Are you guys aware of this? Have you seen a cut? Is there floating boulders?’ And they said, ‘No, we caught that and we worked it all out’.”

Come The Last Jedi, Luke Skywalker has completely shut himself off from The Force, something that would have made no sense if floating boulders surrounded the Jedi. Meanwhile, Ewan McGregor has once again been talking about possibly playing Obi-Wan Kenobi again.

The Last Jedi is in cinemas now.

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