Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker's Dominic Monaghan Pushes for J.J. Abrams' Director's Cut

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In case you missed it, people are now hoping that a director's cut of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker will eventually be released after fans were unsatisfied with how the Skywalker Saga concluded. Not surprisingly, one of J.J. Abrams' long-time collaborators is joining the cause. Dominic Monaghan has just spoken up about the J.J. Cut of Episode IX.

Monaghan recently spoke to The Hollywood Reporter about an extended version of The Rise of Skywalker since he felt that there were several scenes that didn't end up in the theatrical cut.

"Like a lot of Star Wars fans, I'm hoping there will be a director's cut so we'll get to see more and more of the stuff that was filmed. I wasn't there all the time, but even in the short time that I was there, there was so much stuff filmed that didn't make it to the theatrical version... Oh, man, there was so much stuff!" Monaghan said.


But what can we expect in the J.J. Cut? Monaghan teased on some interesting details involving his character Beaumont Kin, Rose Tico, and Kaydel Ko Connix.

"Another thing that we will hopefully see at some point in the future is that in the final battle, Connix injures her leg. Obviously, myself, Rose and Connix are exiting the battle, and Rose has a weapon. While Rose is busy doing stuff, I grab Connix's arm and put it over my shoulder to make sure that all of us come back as unscathed as possible," Monaghan shared.

There is certainly a lot that was left out from The Rise of Skywalker. Although it's still unclear if Disney will release the director's cut, fans have already started a petition for the extended version of Episode IX.

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is currently screening in theaters worldwide.

Related: Star Wars Fans Start Petition to Release J.J. Abrams' Real The Rise of Skywalker Cut