J.J. Abrams Shares Harrison Ford’s Reaction To ‘Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker’ Surprise

J.J. Abrams shared Harrison Ford’s reaction to some of the spoiler heavy moments that take place in Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker.

SPOILER WARNING: The article below explores plot details for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. Read at your own risk. 

In a recent interview with Vanity Fair, J.J. Abrams revealed the reaction Harrison Ford had when the director called him about reprising his role as Han Solo for The Rise of Skywalker. Fans will remember that Kylo Ren/Ben Solo murdered his Father as a way of proving himself to the Dark Side in The Force Awakens. However, according to J.J. Abrams, it was quite easy to get Harrison Ford to return for the final film in the Skywalker saga.

“Well, I called him and I said, ‘We want to have a scene in the film between Kylo Ren and his father, would you do it?’ And he said, ‘Okay,’ It’s not more interesting!”

During the film, Harrison Ford returns as the memory of Han Solo to help sway Kylo Ren/Ben Solo away from the Emperor’s control. But J.J. Abrams explained that Harrison Ford just wanted to make sure that his return was meaningful in the story and that there was genuine emotion behind it. J.J. Abrams said that the pair talked for a while about how it would take place before sending him the script. Take a look at J.J. Abrams discussing Harrison Ford’s return below.

“We had a meeting and talked about what it would be. Harrison, who is one of the great people ever, and incredibly thoughtful about everything that he does, all he ever wants is to understand the utility of the character. ‘What is my role?’ It was about sitting with him and explaining what our intention was. We talked about it for quite a while, I sent him the pages. He got it, and of course, as you can see, he was wonderful.”

What did you think about J.J. Abrams bringing Harrison Ford back as Han Solo? Sound off in the comments below!

You can check out synopsis for the latest film in the Star Wars saga below:

Lucasfilm and director J.J. Abrams join forces once again to take viewers on an epic journey to a galaxy far, far away with Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, the riveting conclusion of the seminal Skywalker saga, where new legends will be born and the final battle for freedom is yet to come.

Directed by J. J. Abrams and co-written with Chris Terrio, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker stars Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Domhnall Gleeson, Kelly Marie Tran, Joonas Suotamo, Billie Lourd, Naomi Ackie, Richard E. Grant, Keri Russell, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Ian McDiarmid, and Billy Dee Williams. Carrie Fisher also appears as General Leia Organa through the use of previously unreleased footage shot for previous Star Wars films.

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is now playing in theaters.

Source: Vanity Fair

New ‘Titans’ Photos Show Off Aqualad And The Original Team

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Titans Aqualad 01DC Universe has released eight brand new images from the upcoming fourth episode of the second season of Titans entitled, "Aqualad".

"Aqualad" will explore the dynamic among Dick Grayson/Robin (Brenton Thwaites), Donna Troy/Wonder Girl (Conor Leslie), Hank Hall/Hawk (Alan Ritchson), Dawn Granger/Dove (Minka Kelly) and Garth/Aqualad (Drew Van Acker) and how four years prior, their tight-knit family dynamic developed only to have their personal feelings bleed more into their work only to be exacerbated by the arrival of a new villain.

These new images give fans a new look at Drew Van Acker as Aqualad as well as a couple of new looks at the original team united together for action. In particular, we get our best look at how the Aqualad suit translates onscreen in live-action form.

You can check out the rest of the gallery for "Aqualad" by clicking "Next".

Here is the official synopsis for season two:

In Season 2, following the aftermath of their encounter with Trigon, Dick reforms the Titans. Under his supervision in their new home at Titans Tower, Rachel, Gar and Jason Todd train together to hone their hero abilities and work together as a team. They are joined by Hank Hall and Dawn Granger aka Hawk and Dove and Donna Troy aka Wonder Girl. Although these original Titans attempt to transition into a regular life, when old enemies resurface everyone must come together to take care of unfinished business. And as this family of old and new Titans – including Conner Kent and Rose Wilson – learn to co-exist, the arrival of Deathstroke brings to light the sins of the old Titans which threaten to tear this new Titans family apart once more.

The series stars Brenton Thwaites as Robin/Nightwing, Anna Diop as Starfire, Teagan Croft as Raven, and Ryan Potter as Beast Boy. Newcomers for its sophomore outing include Joshua Orpin and Esai Morales playing Superboy and Deathstroke, respectively, while Chella Man and Chelsea Zhang have also joined the cast as Deathstroke’s children Jericho and Ravager. Natalie Gumede has signed on to play Mercy Graves and Game of Thrones star Iain Glen is on board as Bruce Wayne.

Titans season two is now airing on DC Universe.

Source: DC Universe

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Eammon Jacobs

Eammon Jacobs

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