John Boyega Speaks Out On Harassment of Star Wars Actors

Angelo Anderson
June 13, 2018

Boyega followed that tweet up with another thanking the "majority of Star Wars fans" who "understand that there is a process".

Now, the first specific details of what Lucas would have done with the sequels has been found. Twitter user Livio Ramondelli spotted quotes from Lucas about the films in the companion book for the TV show James Cameron's Story Of Science Fiction. I call them the Whills.

When Boyega took to his account on Tuesday to let fans know what's up, he made one thing very clear: even if they've paid for a ticket to see his movies, harassing the people who star in them is still not an option.

Would Lucas' sequel trilogy have been more controversial than Star Wars: The Last Jedi? Initially, Star Wars was meant to be a story that was told as if it was contained in a collection of stories called The Journal of the Whills. There won't be a Star Wars Celebration this year, with the convention returning in April 2019, taking place in Chicago, which could likely be when the first trailer for Star Wars 9 will be released.


Most recently, the idea would make an appearance in 2016s Rogue One: A Star Wars Story where two characters from that film were part of the “Guardians of the Whills”, protectors of the Temple of Kyber and its pilgrims on the planet Jeddha. I haven't spoken to her so I am just as clueless. The midi-chlorians are the ones that communicate with the Whills. As it stands, the Force being something more of a spiritual plane where a being can get in touch with the living world around them and learn to manipulate it and become one with it is much more in tune with the mysticism established in the original trilogy. How well that would have played on screen is another matter and something I guess we'll never know. If I held onto the company, I could have done it, and then it would have been done.

Lucas went on to state that, "of course, a lot of the fans would have hated it, just like they did Phantom Menace and everything, but at least the whole story from beginning to end would have been told".

The actor - who played Stormtrooper Finn - took to Twitter this week to air his grievances towards the pests in the wake of Kelly Marie Tran being forced off social media by a bunch of harassers who apparently didn't like the direction her character, Rose, went in on The Last Jedi.

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