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Discussion Official Info John Boyega (Finn) in Episode IX

Discussion in 'Star Wars: Episode IX - Spoilers Allowed' started by RX_Sith , Dec 12, 2017.

  1. RX_Sith

    RX_Sith C&G Game Host star 5 VIP - Game Host

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    What will happen to Finn next?
     
  2. B99

    B99 Force Ghost star 6

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    He will be an even bigger deal with the Resistance.. :p
     
  3. Darth Smurf

    Darth Smurf Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    He will support supporting characters and eventually kiss someone
     
  4. cerealbox

    cerealbox Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    he'll be a resistance general now because their numbers are depleted.
     
  5. wilyen

    wilyen Jedi Padawan star 1

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    Whew boy you can feel the hype and excitement about finn's..... nex.... nope. I can't even fake this it's gonna be boring and predictable. Finn goes from stormtrooper to JEDI. I'm keepin hope alive going from stormtrooper to leader of the resistance is boring and predictable. Rey establishes the new jedi order with poe, finn, rose, maz, and chewbacca. To have an epic battle against kylo and the Knights of ren.

    Just writing this put a smile on my face.
     
  6. pupuce

    pupuce Jedi Knight star 3

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    can't wait for eps 9 where they will give Finn the ability to be force sensite ( at last ) but wait!!!!!!! he is going really clumsy at it. so clumsy that we will all rememeber jar jar... While stable boy do wonders with the force. Rose will do just fine and poe is already so great. But Finn it's going to be so funny because of all the mistakes he'll do.
     
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  7. Darkspellmaster

    Darkspellmaster Jedi Master star 4

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    I have a feeling that we're going to see Finn probably take on a larger role in the conclusion to his story. More then likely they will have him work with Rose and Poe on things.
     
  8. Darth Smurf

    Darth Smurf Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    I hope JJ corrects a lot
     
  9. RandomGreyJ

    RandomGreyJ Jedi Master star 4

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    I just want Finn and Rey to actually do things together and both be awesome. I feel like TLJ shafted both of them in a way. Rey was turned into a whiny damsel for Kylo and Luke. Reminded me too much of a worse Padme. And Finn, while he wasn't the WORST thing, just didn't live up to my expectations honestly. Hell even John and Daisy want more Finn and Rey coop for episode IX, and since JJ likes their chemistry hopefully that's what we'll get. I'll be honest with you, Finn and Rey being separate did not work. I've heard other people say the same thing as well. It just felt so...off. With the exception of Kylo taking over the FO, that's pretty much the only dynamic thing that happens. Other than that, the story's pretty much the same.

    Rey and Finn were both underwhelming in this one. Their reunion was emotional, sure, and I liked their hug, and how they nuzzled into each other. But...that was pretty much it. That's just my opinion. Star Wars is just so much more enjoyable when those two are together, and I'm hoping JJ fixes that. At least we don't have to worry about a Kylo redemption at this point. If Rey STILL fell in love with Kylo, then she'd honestly just be an idiot.

    But back on the topic of Finn, his fight with Phasma was...half-decent at best. I liked his emotion and stuff, but god I wish there was more with him. With Poe in a leadership position, and Luke probably gone or a force-ghost, I'm hoping that Finn gets to shine with Rey in IX.
     
  10. HugoWanKenobi

    HugoWanKenobi Jedi Knight star 2

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    Hopefully will make Finn keep the same clothes so the toy stores can still try to clear their TFA's stock.
     
  11. RKR

    RKR Jedi Knight star 1

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    I think that's an overly bold prediction, to be honest. :p
     
  12. cerealbox

    cerealbox Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    Finn better kill Hux in the next one for that slap
     
  13. Blastaar

    Blastaar Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    while rey does what?
     
  14. Blastaar

    Blastaar Jedi Grand Master star 4

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  15. Adept

    Adept Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    RJ wasn't kidding when he said he left a mess. I do notice that when Luke says 'The Rebellion is Reborn" it focuses on Poe, When he says "The war is not over" it focuses on Finn and when he says "I am not the last Jedi" it focuses on Rey. In a broad sense I believe that is where these characters are going. Finn is likely to embrace the role of Warrior...I mean the man was ready to run out and help Luke Face down Kylo Ren....which says a lot about how much he's changed since we first met him. I also think Finn Owes Hux a beat down for that slap so we shall see how that goes.

    Honestly....this film's ending leaves too many options on the table for me to determine a likely scenario. I mean the next movie could have Rey and Finn back to back for the majority of it's run. We could actually see Finn convincing Storm Troopers to leave the First Order since Kylo Ren is a borderline Mad Man by films end and I doubt he'll be able to inspire loyalty like Snoke could. We also have a mention of the outer rim and all the possibilities that brings. Heck, with Finn managing to find Rey's stash of Jedi Knowledge you could literally have the next film begin with him reading those books while on a transport to a mission. The film did mention that a handful of Luke's student's followed Kylo Ren so it's not like we'll have a shortage of Lightsaber wielding enemies.

    I do not envy JJ this task, to wrestle a satisfying ending out of all this. There's just so much ground to cover...so many possibilities for all the characters...Ah well....we shall see what happens.
     
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  16. BalanceOfTheForce

    BalanceOfTheForce Jedi Knight star 3

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    Finn needs to have a scene where he inspires other stormtroopers to rebel against the First Order
     
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  17. Adept

    Adept Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    Well if Kylo Ren runs the FO into the ground some of them should be willing to listen.
     
  18. GoJohnnyGo

    GoJohnnyGo Jedi Knight star 1

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    Finn and Rey are related. They are both from nowhere, split at birth.
     
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  19. Adept

    Adept Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    Something I would enjoy seeing in Episode IX's opening is a return to Canto Bight...only this time it's a heist by Finn, Poe, Rey and Rose. They're stealing money from war profiteers to fund the Rebellion...but also rescuing those slave children (and others) from the Casino (Also...punching DJ in his face while they're at it). The Art of Star Wars shows that at one point Finn was going to be dressed in formal evening wear alongside Rose in a evening Gown. So we stick Rey in coveralls as a mechanic, Poe as their butler/driver, and spend the prologue robbing Canto Bight BLIND...with the reveal at the end that it was Finn's plan...and though the money was important...the real primary objective was to save those kids.

    If that's not possible, I say open with Raid on a First Order controlled planet. Rey ignites her lightsaber drawing everyone's attention, while Rose sneaks around and disables security systems. We hear Finn and Poe on comms but don't see them. Charges are set and the generator goes up, allowing the local resistance to retake their world. We see the ground team come under fire from TIE fighters and TIE bombers...with Poe saying "Help is on the way"...then this ships shows up

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    Taking out the air cover....and we hear Poe saying "Now that's one heck of a pilot..." and we cut to the command ship, seeing Poe on the bridge, then we cut to the cockpit of the fighter and See Finn at the controls. ...with Poe proudly telling one of his subordinates. "...taught him everything he knows." Finn clears the air cover then Joins Rey on the ground and the pair lead the assault against the last of the entrenched First Order Troops with the team eventually convincing the last of them to surrender.
     
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  20. Shadojoker

    Shadojoker Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    They failed me again with Finn's story. Constantly reference his janitorial duties rather enlighten the audience he was the #1 recruit of the FO academy.
     
  21. Adept

    Adept Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    Any anger over Finn pulling Janitorial duties at one point went away when I found out Rey's parents are Junkers who sold her for beer. Finn and Rey were not born special, they are not children of destiny. They're a pair of orphans whose choices have elevated them to the status of heroes....though I do hope Finn let's Rose down easy...she's a sweet woman and capable...she just picked a man that's clearly already spoken for.

    I'm kind of torn on that one...I mean Finn took out Phasma...so I don't really expect Hux to be more of a physical threat than her....and honestly I want Hux trying to stab Kylo Ren in the back throughout the majority of the film sooooo....Well if they do anything with the Knights of Ren that could be the solution. Rey barely held her own VS the the Praetorian guard with Kylo's Help. Five more Force users are going to be too much for her to handle on her own at this point.

    Also...the person that needs a punch in the face is DJ...considering how many people he killed with his actions.
     
  22. Jedi MD

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    I was once happy to have a black lead in the Star Wars universe but RJ solidified him as Jar Jar 2.0, the films Stepin Fetchit. He can’t even commit suicide right for Gods sake. The whole Canto Bight plot was there to keep him a billion parsecs away from Rey. Disney learned from TFA and made sure to keep the foreign markets happy this time. No hints at miscegenation this time. Let’s have Rey fall in love with the dude that just tried to beat the crap out of her. No need to hide Finn on the poster, they just hid him for the entire movie. I want Finn to die. I hope that 9 opens with everyone on the MF taking turns tasing him, with Rey giving him the last shock that sends him into cardiac arrest, similar to how Olly did Jon Snow. But unlike Jon Snow I want Finn to stay dead, if only to preserve what little dignity he has left. No more tasing, no more drinking from troughs, no more cowardice or taking L’s. Just the sweet release of death. That’s what I want for him in episode 9. To die.
     
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  23. cerealbox

    cerealbox Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    Well. Take solace with this. Carrie's gone. Mark will get a few scenes as a force ghost but nothing major.

    So at the bear minimum, Boyega should be at least the third most important character in Episode IX
     
  24. filmgeek32

    filmgeek32 Jedi Knight star 1

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    1 finn and rey were thinking about each through out the movie
    2.rey is not in love with kylo
    3. finn storyline was about him to embrace the hero inside of him
    4. we got the amazing hug between finn and rey
     
  25. filmgeek32

    filmgeek32 Jedi Knight star 1

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    1 finn and rey were thinking about each through out the movie
    2.rey is not in love with kylo
    3. finn storyline was about him to embrace the hero inside of him
    4. we got the amazing hug between finn and rey
     
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  26. Jedi MD

    Jedi MD Jedi Knight star 2

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    I'm almost positive Poe will be more important than Finn in 9 and Rose will be upgraded to lead. Well she actually had just as much on screen time as Finn in TLJ and unlike Finn, she actually had a decent arc. At this rate I'll be surprised if Boyega isn't billed behind BB-8's puppeteer in 9.