The title of the next Star Wars movie has us wondering about Luke, Rey… and Kylo Ren. By Scott Collura
The next Star Wars movie, Episode VIII, now has a title: Star Wars: The Last Jedi. And while fans are wondering why the poster and title treatment released today feature a red font (Return of the Jedi!), another big question of course is who is the last Jedi the title refers to? Or could it be referencing more than one lightsaber-wielding character?
We all know that Luke Skywalker was the last living Jedi Knight at the end of Return of the Jedi once his dad, old Darth Vader/Anakin Skywalker, departed this mortal coil for Force Ghost heaven. But 30 years later The Force Awakens told us that Luke had attempted to revive the Order with a new generation of Jedi, all of whom were apparently killed by Kylo Ren. And yet Rey, the Force-sensitive with a mysterious past who was in hiding for many years prior to The Force Awakens, saw her powers emerge quickly and dramatically after confronting Kylo Ren during the search for the long-since missing Skywalker. By the end of that film, as Rey returned Luke’s
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