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John Boyega, in an interview earlier this year for GQ magazine which was entirely unrelated to Colin Trevorrow or Episode IX, said that “Star Wars will always be the star of Star Wars.” (He was being self-deprecating, actually, since the interviewer was talking about Boyega’s ascent to stardom.)
Well, it turns out that his quote also provides a very good lens through which to look at the whole Colin Trevorrow business. Vulture recently ran a story quoting anonymous industry insiders about Trevorrow being “difficult.” And that’s just the start of it.
I’m digging into that today, as well as the news that Luke and Leia are going to Crait! Don’t worry – I promise you it’s not a spoiler for The Last Jedi. It happens far, far before the events of the upcoming movie…