'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Director Admits Fan Reaction Was "Painful"

Rian Johnsondirector behind the great ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi‘, says that he feels very proud to have directed the second film of the new trilogy, although he found the reaction of the fans of the franchise very negative.

Johnson confessed to Empire Magazine that the process of accepting fan criticism of his ideas for ‘The Last Jedi‘ was initially “painful”. The director, however, said he overcame that, and took a great deal of learning from the situation about not absorbing what comes from social media.

“It has been a process. At first, it wasn’t easy. It was incredibly painful. Before the movie came out, if a person said something even a little sarcastic to me on Twitter, I felt a deep, ‘Oh my God, there’s someone out there who doesn’t like me… I have to fix this,'” said Rian Johnson.

Remembering that ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi‘ raised $1.3 billion around the world.

Luke Skywalker’s quiet and lonely life is turned upside down when he meets Rey, a young woman who shows strong signs of the Force. Her desire to learn the Jedi way forces Luke to make a decision that will change his life forever. Meanwhile, Kylo Ren and General Hux lead the First Order in an all-out assault on Leia and the Resistance for galactic supremacy.

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