Star Wars followers simply can’t appear to make their minds up on how they really feel in regards to the Sequel Trilogy. The Final Jedi was completely savaged by a really vocal part of the fanbase when it was first launched, just for director Rian Johnson to seek out himself trending on social media after being thanked for his contributions to the franchise as soon as Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker was launched and folks determined that they didn’t prefer it both.
After the ultimate instalment within the Skywalker Saga as soon as once more break up opinion proper down the center, J.J. Abrams finally turned the topic of their reward because the mindset shifted as soon as once more simply months after they had been attempting to have him canceled. If that wasn’t sufficient, the followers that didn’t present as much as theaters to forestall Solo from bombing on the field workplace at the moment are making an attempt to will a sequel into existence regardless of Han’s origin story leading to an enormous loss for the studio.
Then there have been the widespread requires Lucasfilm to launch the Abrams Cut of The Rise of Skywalker, regardless of there being no exhausting proof that such a factor even existed, with the filmmaker himself beforehand admitting that he had little interest in releasing particular editions of Episodes VII or IX as a result of the flicks that hit theaters marked his supposed imaginative and prescient anyway.
Now, a brand new rumor has come alongside that needs to be taken with an industrial serving to of salt, and never simply because it hails from somebody who calls themselves Doomcock. The newest declare is that George Lucas has put collectively his personal reduce of The Rise of Skywalker, however much-maligned Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy is actively withholding it from the general public. 40% of the alleged Lucas Cut is alleged to be comprised of footage that was left on the chopping room ground, and reportedly left Disney execs shocked at how vastly superior it was to The Rise of Skywalker’s theatrical version.
The creator of Star Wars has very a lot taken a hands-off function since promoting as much as Disney, however has nonetheless been more than pleased to supply his recommendation when requested. That being mentioned, it nonetheless appears extremely unlikely that he’s gone to the hassle of assembling a completely totally different model of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker simply to point out that he may create a superior edit to the one which was launched.