John Boyega: 'There's No Time' To Mourn Han Solo In Star Wars The Last Jedi

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A lot of fans' hearts broke when they saw Kylo Ren stab the life out of Han Solo, but the movie doesn't really address how Han's death has affected everyone in the film. Sure Rey and Leia hug, but there wasn't really anything said about Han after that. It looks like The Last Jedi won't address much on Han's death either.

During a press conference (via ScreenRant), John Boyega comments:

"We're just keeping it moving, to be honest with you, man. It's true. The pressure's on, man. There's no time…In terms of Han, I'm sure we all feel sentimental—if someone were to sit Finn down, sit Rey down. But Rey's off training, she's got stuff to do. I've got a back injury, I've got stuff to do. I can't think about Han at the moment."


For now, the only character I think that will do the most brooding over Han will be his son Kylo Ren. The novelization of the book had described the act of killing his father take an emotional toll on Ben Solo. The short excerpt goes:

"Following through on the act ought to have made him stronger, a part of him believed. Instead, he found himself weakened."

With Leia being Ben's only living parent, Kylo will have to try and get over yet another emotional hurdle. Then again, the franchise still has to find a way to write Carrie Fisher off of the sequel trilogy.

Though I would prefer that they talked more about Han, I agree that the best way to move forward will be to focus on the task at hand. Rey has her training, and Finn has his new Resistance duties. I'd be happy just to see what Luke thinks of Han Solo being one with the Force.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi comes out Dec. 15.

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