STAR WARS: John Boyega Says Colin Trevorrow's Vision For Finn In EPISODE IX "Would Have Been Dope"

STAR WARS: John Boyega Says Colin Trevorrow's Vision For Finn In EPISODE IX "Would Have Been Dope"

Leaked concept art for Colin Trevorrow's Star Wars: Duel of the Fates revealed a much bigger and better role for Finn in his version of Episode IX, and actor John Boyega has now weighed in on that...

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker received a mostly negative response from fans and critics alike, and when a slew of concept art from Colin Trevorrow's Episode IX - titled Duel of the Fates - surfaced online, most agreed that looked like a better movie. For starters, it was set to bring back Darth Vader (in a vision), while Kylo Ren would have been the big bad in place of a returning Emperor Palpatine.

As for Finn, he was set to lead a rebellion on Coruscant, assembling former Stormtroopers who had been hiding out in the Jedi Temple to fight back against the First/Final Order. 

In a recent interview with Yahoo Movies, actor John Boyega was asked about the concept art showing original plans for Finn, and it turns out he's a big fan.

"I think Colin Trevorrow was going to tell that story," he acknowledged. "That image of Finn with the blue flag, and you have the AT-ATs lined up with tribal marks, and the stormtroopers take off their helmets. That would have been sick! That would have been dope, man, hands down."

Daisy Ridley has admitted that she struggled to find work after playing Rey, while neither Boyega nor Oscar Isaac have been overly complimentary about how things wrapped up for their characters. So, would the British actor head back to a Galaxy Far, Far Away as Finn in the not too distant future? 

"I’m a Mandalorian fan, so Lucasfilm is doing very well with the TV shows," he told the site, laughing. "An animated show would be dope! We could do it from home."

Do you wish we'd seen Duel of the Fates instead of The Rise of Skywalker?

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