The fact that Luke is missing from both the poster and the trailer (unless that’s actually his hand seen reaching toward R2-D2) for The Force Awakens is where the panic began. Over the past month or so, as Disney and Lucasfilm released a steady drip of posters and trailers for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, fans began to feel what can only be described as a disturbance. While most viewers’ takeaway from the end of Return of the Jedi was that the Ewoks’ “Yub Nub” was the fucking jam, fan Rob Conery managed to see past the mammaloids’ musical stylings to a glimpse of much more serious storyline-to-come.
- So, in the interest of all that is Tatooine-born, here are five of the most pervasive (if not persuasive) thoughts about what Luke is doing these days.
- Verdict: There’s no denying that Conery has done his homework on this one, referencing nuanced details in very specific scenes that do seem indeed seem to back up his claims, as well as interviews and articles that discuss changes that were made during production.
- In a possible attempt to inflict further psychological torment on Star Wars fans everywhere, he rewarded their rabid curiosity regarding the sans Luke scenario by simply agreeing that, “These are good questions to be asking.