Rian Johnson, Director of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, shared a photo of him and Daisy Ridley with their faces swapped. The last jedi is undoubtedly the most polarizing delivery of the Star Wars sequel trilogy. While the critical reaction to Rian Johnson’s sequel was positive, as it was for The awakening of the force, the reception of the fans was divided. The debate surrounding the film, which continues to this day, generally centers around Finn and Rose Tico’s story arcs (or lack thereof), and Luke Skywalker’s fate in Ahch-To.
In November 2017, a month before The last jedi opened in theaters, Lucasfilm announced that Johnson would direct a Star Wars trilogy with new characters, completely separate from the Skywalker saga. Later, The last jedi He continued to receive a mixed response from fans, questioning the director’s future with the franchise. This led to rumors that Johnson’s trilogy had been canceled, but he recently confirmed that it is still happening. However, the development has been quite slow because it has been busy with other projects.
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Until there is more news on that front, fans will have to be satisfied with some throwbacks. Seemingly out of nowhere Johnson took to Twitter to share a photo of him and Daisy Ridley swapping on the set of The last jedi. The director explains: “My phone decided to remind me that 4 years ago, Daisy and I exchanged faces and created the most damned image of all time.. “While Johnson’s claim may be a bit hyperbolic, the image is certainly strange and a bit scary. Take a look at Johnson’s post below:
My phone decided to remind me that 4 years ago, Daisy and I exchanged faces and created the most damned image of all time. pic.twitter.com/D1RXzpVTze
– Rian Johnson (@rianjohnson) May 24, 2021
While face swaps have been a growing trend of late, the age and gender difference makes this one for the books, not to mention that the director’s beard doesn’t change entirely. Johnson was 43 when this photo was taken, and Ridley 25, which gives the photo the paradoxical effect that they are both young and old.
Since Johnson is currently busy broadcasting Knives out 2 and getting ready to start filming the highly anticipated sequel soon, it seems like his Star Wars The trilogy has been left in the background. For those eager to see Johnson return to the medium, he has expressed an interest in directing an episode of The mandalorian, but the programming conflicts with Knives out it may prevent you from doing so. Therefore, this “cursed” Last Jedi The exchange of faces with Ridley could be the last related to Rian Johnson. Star Wars news is there for a while.
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