Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’s Finn is Going to be Less ‘Goofy’ Than in The Last Jedi

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November 19, 2019  04:04 PM



It looks like Finn is going to get an even more serious arc now that he’s committed himself to the Resistance.

Speaking in an interview with Entertainment Weekly to help promote Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, John Boyega talks about Finn’s arc in the film. According to the British actor, the Stormtrooper-turned-Resistance-Fighter is more series in Episode IX. Finn might have been fooling around before, but now it seems like he’s going to get a more series tone after finding himself in Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

"I definitely wanted more after Episode VIII,” Boyega says in his interview with the entertainment news outlet.

According to Boyega, his character is going to be more than just a “comedic goofy dude who never gets stuff done” in The Rise of Skywalker.

Finn is definitely going to be more committed in Episode IX. We can only wonder what kind of leadership role the Resistance Fighter is going to take in the movie, though we’re pretty sure that Finn will be able to handle whatever comes his way.

Lucasfilm just recently released a few new shots from the film for its interview with Entertainment Weekly, and in one of the shots, we get to see Finn standing behind Chewie as Poe (Oscar Isaacs) pilots the Millennium Falcon.

In the discussion with the site, Boyega reveals that Finn and Poe have a “deep, deep connection” with each other.

“Ultimately, they believe in each other and they’re a team,” the actor says nothing that Episode IX’s story “holds that potential” for a romance between the two.

We can’t wait to see all of that on the big screen.

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker premieres December 20, 2019.

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