After years of waiting, fans are finally getting some details about the hugely anticipated Star Wars: The Last Jedi. The Star Wars Celebration is still going strong over in Orlando, and more tidbits continue to drop about what to expect from Rey, Finn, and the return of Luke Skywalker. When viewers last saw Finn, he was left unconscious from a spine injury courtesy of Kylo Ren. The Last Jedi will still find Finn still healing from these wounds, but they might be the least of his problems. According to John Boyega, Finn has some serious decisions ahead of him.
He's on a new mission, there's a new goal now. The Resistance is under immense pressure. The First Order is back and badder than ever, and it requires Finn to make a choice as to what side he's on.
After the truly awesome Star Wars: The Last Jedi panel at Star Wars Celebration concluded, Fandango got the chance to chat with John Boyega, who became a star for his portrayal of the lovable Finn. Boyega can't reveal too much (read: basically anything) about what's going down in The Last Jedi, but Fandango was able to pry some things out of him. From the sounds of it, Finn will be a lot more physical this time around, and has interesting "combat in this one." One top of that, it seems like Finn isn't 100% Team Resistance just yet, and he apparently has a big choice to make.
This choice would seem to be between The Resistance and The First Order, but that doesn't quite make a lot of sense. Finn was already a stormtrooper in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and he was very much against everything they were doing. It doesn't add up that he would want to go back to the people who kidnapped him as a baby and raised him as a soldier. With that in mind, the choice in question is more likely whether Finn actually wants to be a part of The Resistance, or if he should just cut his losses and stay out of it. He was really only ever in it for Rey in the first place, so with her gone, what dog does he have in this fight? Is a bromance with Poe Dameron enough?
Because it's awesome and it's the big thing this weekend, here's that trailer for The Last Jedi, which shows Finn still recovering in a healing chamber.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi _is written and directed by Rian Johnson, and won't hit theaters until the achingly far away December 15, 2017. For everything on _The Last Jedi, check out What We Know So Far about the sequel.