Star Wars: The Last Jedi
"I spent 10 years planning 'Knives Out,' whereas this, I was kind of starting from scratch," Johnson said.
"It would break my heart if I were finished, if I couldn’t get back in that sandbox at some point," the "Knives Out" director said.
"The ultimate intent was not to strip away — the intent was to get to the basic, fundamental power of myth," he said.
"There's nothing more important than knowing where you're going," Abrams says about storytelling.
Author Alan Dean Foster says it was obvious that Rey and Finn were supposed to have a romance in the sequel trilogy.
The director was never a fan of test screening until "The Last Jedi" and "Knives Out" changed his mind.
"I want to be shocked, I want to be surprised, I want to be thrown off-guard," Johnson says in a new interview.
If J.J. Abrams wanted the main characters to be together in "The Last Jedi," why did he split them up at the end of "Force Awakens"?
Here's good news for anyone hoping "The Rise of Skywalker" is more "Last Jedi" than "Force Awakens."
Johnson will never be able to escape answering questions about "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" backlash.
Abrams is clearing up the alleged friction between his movies and Johnson's "The Last Jedi."
"With every movie, they were pushing it forward," Johnson said of George Lucas and his creative team -- which is what he wanted to live up to himself.
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