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This 'Star Wars' Character Was Originally Supposed to Die...

This 'Star Wars' Character Was Originally Supposed to Die...


One of the characters who makes it to the end of Star Wars: The Force Awakens was originally supposed to be killed off early on in the film.

The character, who you can find out by clicking after the cut so that we don’t spoil anyone on the main page, is presumed dead after one moment in the film and later appears alive. Originally, the character was never supposed to have the resurgence.

The actor who plays the role is speaking out about what was originally supposed to happen.

Click inside to find out who was originally supposed to die in the movie…

Oscar Isaac’s Poe Dameron!

Oscar Isaac explains in the new issue of GQ that before signing on to movie, he was originally told that his character Poe Dameron would die after a TIE fighter crash in the beginning of the film.

“I went back home [to New York], and I thought about it,” Oscar said. “Then I wrote [Abrams] and said, ‘Okay. I’ll do it!’ I figured it would be a cameo: I’ll come in, do my thing, and maybe it’s actually better not to have to sign myself up for three movies.”

Director JJ Abrams then replied to the email and said, “Never mind. I’ve figured it out. You’re in the whole movie now.”

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  • Mari Ramos

    Thank God he didn’t die because he’s one of the most important things in the movie tbh

  • guestwhim

    Love how JJ wrote in three “minorities” as main characters.

  • Stilinski

    Thank you, JJ. Poe was my favorite character in the movie.

  • Jonathan Barker

    Okay, I get it, but at what point did he give up his mission looking for the droid and just give up and go home? Seems illogical that he would just assume the stormtrooper he just met like 5 minutes ago would get the job done for him. Conveniently thanks to writers it worked out that way, but how could he have known that?!

  • Hypnotist

    Fuck you. He disappeared and then showed up later with no legit reason given.

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