14 Jun 2019 1:03 PM +00:00 UTC

The Dead Don't Die Has An Awesome Star Wars Easter Egg That's Hard To Miss

The new Jim Jarmusch film The Dead Don't Die certainly has a star-studded cast but there is little doubt that Adam Driver is the true star of the movie. After all, everyone knows who he is, thanks to his breakout role as Kylo Ren in the Star Wars sequel trilogy. With that in mind, it shouldn't be a surprise that the zombie comedy features an awesome Star Wars Easter Egg that is fairly hard to miss.

WARNING: The following contains spoilers from The Dead Don't Die so proceed with caution.

In The Dead Don't Die, Driver's character Officer Ronnie Peterson is an exceedingly calm policeman who drives a tiny Smart car. In addition to being an odd sight in itself, Ronnie also happens to have a cool keychain for the key.


At one point, Tilda Swinton's character Zelda Winston asks to borrow Ronnie's car. He reluctantly agrees, handing her the key, which is attached to an Imperial Star Destroyer keychain.

You don't need to slow the film down just to see it. Zelda takes one look at the keychain and says, "Star Wars! A wonderful fiction." The comment later makes sense when it is revealed that Zelda is an alien but that doesn't really surprise us.

In the end, it's the only Star Wars reference in the film but it was certainly worth it.

The Dead Don't Die is currently screening in theaters worldwide.

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