While Johnson was reluctant to talk too much about that, he acknowledged that he was among those who were disappointed by Empire when it was originally released.
“Luke gets symbolically castrated by his father,” Johnson said, reflecting on what it was like to watch that movie as a child. “It sticks. That’s why that’s the one that, even though at that time I had that reaction to it, it stuck in me and it resonated with me.”
“That’s why I love it,”the director concluded.
Johnson remains hard at work on a brand new trilogy of Star Wars movies and while it’s still early days for those, it seems as if fans will have to get used to him being part of this Galaxy Far, Far Away.
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