ANALYSIS – by Sci-Fi Editor Huw Fullerton
The eventual return of the new trilogy’s Star Wars characters played by John Boyega, Daisy Ridley and Oscar Isaac should be of little surprise to fans given that Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill were all tempted back to the franchise decades after their last appearances.
The real question is, though, what sort of reappearance would Finn, Rey and Poe be involved in? Supposedly, Episode IX ends the “Skywalker saga,” while future planned films are reportedly set in completely different time periods, ruling out a passing-the-torch storyline to ANOTHER generation of heroes.
And if they’re not set to be part of another trilogy, does that mean our new Star Wars stars would crop up in more spin-off movies? Star Wars TV shows? Or will they just have to wait until another decade or two has passed before another collection of filmmakers decide to reboot the galaxy far, far away all over again?
Plus, you might think these three would fancy a break after nearly five years of non stop Star Wars-ing – so maybe we SHOULDN’T count on rejoining them any time soon.