We Just Got A First Look At A Star Wars: The Last Jedi Deleted Scene

Some minor spoilers regarding deleted scenes can be found in this article.

We've known for a while that Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi will be hitting Blu-ray with a bunch of extra content. Among these are deleted scenes, which will reportedly include a lesson between Luke Skywalker and Rey when she is still on Ahch-To. While the Blu-ray hasn't even been officially announced yet, this week Star Wars released some new footage for The Last Jedi via a pretty cool video about the flick's novelization. You can check the full thing out below.

In case you aren't interested in a full rundown of what the novelization will be doing, the relevant scene in question is some footage between Luke and Rey where we see Rey running toward a village that looks to be on fire. The scene in question was described by Slashfilm a few weeks ago, where Luke reportedly tells Rey the caretakers have to deal with bandits on a regular basis and that the caretakers may be in danger. Rey then runs really fast to save the caretakers, despite Luke pestering her about maintaining balance in the Force, even when bad things happen. But the whole thing ends up being a lesson and not a real threat. The footage looks like this:

While the clip isn't lengthy, it's certainly a nice tidbit regarding what is to come and gives us a little more from the "training" component between Rey and Luke Skywalker. As for the Blu-ray itself, Disney still hasn't announced when Star Wars: The Last Jedi will be available for purchase, but since the movie is still running in theaters, it could be a little while before we get more specific details regarding what is to come. (Early rumors have guesstimated the Blu-ray will come in March.) Suffice to say, there will be bonus features, and some of those should be deleted scenes. We previously learned the first cut of Star Wars: The Last Jedi was over three hours in length, so presumably there should be some pretty cool stuff to choose from.

As for the novelization of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the new information also makes it clear that if you wanted to know more about the Han storyline and specifically his funeral, the novelization should be just the ticket. In the meantime, you can still catch Star Wars: The Last Jedi in theaters, and take a look at what else is coming with our full movies guide.

Jessica Rawden
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