Star Wars Battlefront II: Celebration adds Rise of Skywalker characters

Brenda Watkins
December 5, 2019

The Star Wars movies always push the boundaries of visual effects, as the originals were groundbreaking for their space sequences and alien makeups.

Poe Dameron actor Oscar Isaac says that despite his own openness to such a plot development, his character won't develop a romantic connection with John Boyega's Finn in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.

"Personally, I kind of hoped and wished that maybe that would've been taken further in the other films, but I don't have control", Isaac said. "The hope that I think that [Poe] in particular brings to this one is kind of a relentless, nearly aggressive optimism he has and how that is tested and how he tries to be there for his friends, tries to boost them along even when it seems quite hopeless". In the same interview, director J.J. Abrams hinted that there might be an LGBTQ representation in The Rise of Skywalker. "But at the same time, they are just platonic at the moment". "I don't know what".

Isaac said that fans can still have fun with the characters thanks to the "ambiguity" of their relationship. But even if FinnPoe will never be official, there may be hope of real LGBTQ representation in the film.

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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is due out in theaters December 20. It's a special relationship, but as in the Finn and Rose romance in Star Wars: The Last Jedi, or that look Poe gave Rey weren't already an indication, it seems that J.J. has no intention of revealing Finn and Poe as gay.

The LGBTQ community should not despair, though.

That's what the YouTube page for this new TV ad says anyway: "Let the final battle begin".

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