Released in 2017, “Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi” is the second film of the sequel trilogy. Directed by Rian Johnson, the movie deepens the storylines of its established characters, introduces a few new ones, and takes some unexpected turns. Here’s an overview of the principal cast.
Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker
In The Last Jedi, Mark Hamill returns in a prominent role as Luke Skywalker, now a reclusive Jedi Master. Hamill’s portrayal of a weary, disillusioned Skywalker gives the character new depth, providing an intriguing contrast to his younger, more optimistic persona.
Daisy Ridley as Rey
Daisy Ridley reprises her role as Rey, the resilient and determined young woman with strong Force capabilities. In The Last Jedi, Rey seeks guidance from Luke Skywalker while also grappling with her connection to Kylo Ren.
Adam Driver as Kylo Ren
Adam Driver continues his role as Kylo Ren, bringing an intense and conflicted presence to the character. Ren’s struggle between the dark and the light side of the Force intensifies, pushing the character towards unforeseen choices.
John Boyega as Finn
John Boyega’s Finn embarks on a mission for the Resistance, revealing new aspects of his character. Boyega delivers a performance full of courage and determination, underscoring Finn’s growth.
Carrie Fisher as General Leia Organa
In her final film role, Carrie Fisher gives a powerful performance as General Leia Organa. Despite facing enormous personal and professional challenges, Leia remains the steadfast leader of the Resistance.
Oscar Isaac as Poe Dameron
Oscar Isaac returns as the brave and sometimes reckless pilot, Poe Dameron. The Last Jedi expands on his character, revealing more about his leadership style and his relationship with the Resistance’s command structure.
Kelly Marie Tran as Rose Tico
Introduced in this film is Kelly Marie Tran as Rose Tico, a Resistance mechanic who becomes an unlikely hero. Tran’s portrayal of Rose adds a grounded, relatable perspective to the larger-than-life events happening in the galaxy.
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