The upcoming Star Wars: Episode IX has a difficult task, as it has to conclude the Skywalker Saga and deliver fans a fulfilling ending to a narrative that launched more than 40 years ago. In that regard, it has to not only honor characters who have been around for
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Exclusive: So this is nothing major, it’s fairly minor but I thought it was worth putting it out there. My little scoop is regarding one of the most baffling images on the leaked Episode IX retail poster, the alien placed next to Finn. I was told this information from more than one source, sources I trust, so I feel pretty confident in it. Here it is: Rey meets the alien in the poster, I don’t know if she’s alone or with Poe, Finn etc. but Rey meets the alien and even though the alien itself isn’t important, this encounter leads to something much more important which is part of the evolving McGuffin in ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’.
Over on Instagram, Bespin Bulletin posted an image of the character from the poster, noting that multiple sources revealed to them, "Rey meets the alien in the poster, I don’t know if she’s alone or with Poe, Finn
Various reports about the upcoming film have claimed that Rey would go on one journey while Finn, Poe, and Chewbacca would embark on another, with this latest report falling in line with
Another interesting point is that characters like Captain Phasma have previously been given major placement in promotional materials, only to end up playing minimal roles in the actual film, so giving an interesting-looking character prominent placement in advertising could be the continuation of a trend by Lucasfilm.
With Star Wars Celebration kicking off later this month, we'll likely get some of our first answers about Star Wars: Episode IX before the film hits theaters on December 20th.
Do you think this character's poster placement could possibly be a misdirect?
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