Daisy Ridley’s darkish facet lightsaber featured a neat homage to Darth Vader in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.
Ridley performed Rey within the sequel trilogy, however in final 12 months’s closing instalment, her normally heroic character confronted some massive choices: to affix the Sith or proceed her path as a Jedi.
Visions of herself in a black hooded cloak plagued Rey’s thoughts, holding a double-bladed pink lightsaber very like Darth Maul’s from The Phantom Menace.
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In a brand new episode of The Star Wars Show on YouTube, Lucasfilm archivist Madlyn Burkert revealed some perception behind lots of the film’s props.
Holding darkish Rey’s weapon, she defined: “This shape in particular on this lightsaber [is] Darth Vader’s mainly. His saber mainly has this shape on it, so it kind of gives you that dark side feel.”
The wheezy Sith icon would undoubtedly approve.
Alongside, her co-presenter of the piece famous how the double-bladed nature of the blade can also be harking back to Maul.
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Elsewhere, Rise of Skywalker scribe Chris Terrio lately weighed in on the film’s rewrites.
“We’re course-correcting as we go – we’re making an attempt issues, and a few issues do not work and a few issues aren’t formidable sufficient. Some issues are overly formidable.
“Some issues are too dense. Some issues are too easy. Some issues are too nostalgic. Some issues are too out-of-left-field. We’re discovering our steadiness.”
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is offered to pre-order on DVD, Blu-ray and 4K now.
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