Uh, oh! Did Director J.J. Abrams commit a grave mistake in the blockbuster movie Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens?
Well, this revelation might really wake you up.
Yes, one scene in the film was a mistake. (Oh no!) Can you guess what?
Do you remember the scene in ?Star Wars: Episode VII? when Chewbacca and Rey came back from the Starkiller station and Leia ignored Chewbacca to hug Rey instead? Well, that was a mistake. It should be noted that at that point in the film, Leia has yet to meet Rey.
According to Abrams, as posted in the article of Huffington Post, the real mistake was how that scene rolled out and was taken. “Had Chewbacca not been where he was, you probably wouldn?t have thought of it. But because he was right there, passed by Leia, it felt almost like a slight, which was definitely not the intention,” the director said.
The director of the film, who is also working with SlashFilm, further explained that he was thinking that Chewbacca was just more focused on saving Finn, who had been hurt by Kylo Ren. Then the scene might not capture the three characters altogether in one shot. The intention of Abrams was for Rey to find Leia and since they both knew Han Solo, have this emotional scene.
Unfortunately, that didn?t happen exactly the way it was supposed to happen.
Diehard fans of Star Wars, however, have theories on why that exact scene happened. Some thought that Leia might actually be related to Rey since Han had just died. It was also supported by the rapport between Rey and Chewbacca after Han?s death.
Well, nope. That?s not the case.
So one of the best scenes in one of the most awaited movies that was a blockbuster hit worldwide, was actually a mistake that shouldn?t have happened in the first place. But at least fans really tested how well they knew Star Wars after coming up with plausible reasons as to why Leia hugged Rey instead of Chewbacca.
After reading this, you might want to review the film anew and find other mistakes. If you do find one, let?s go ask Director Abrams why it did happen.