Star Wars: Episode 8 Update Reveals Luke Skywalker To Face Crisis Of Faith In Sequel

By Disha Mashelkar | 2 years ago
Star Wars: Episode 8 Update Reveals Luke Skywalker To Face Crisis Of Faith In Sequel
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A new Star Wars: Episode 8 update talks about new leaked detail on Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill). As per the leak, Luke might face a crisis of faith in choosing the path of Jedi after Kylo Ren’s betrayal. Read to know more.

Luke Skywalker Might Lose His Faith In Jedi Path

Ren aka Ben Solo abandons the Jedi training/path under Luke Skywalker. This scene is seen in Star Wars: The Force Awakens when Rey has a flashback of the past, reports Express UK. He is under the manipulation of Supreme Leader Snoke. In this way, Ren moves to the dark side of the force. And he starts his training Snoke.

In the future, it is seen that Ren even kills his father Han Solo without any regret. The leaked information adds that all these actions of Ren have a major effect on Luke. He starts having a crisis of faith in the Jedi path. He has doubts on the Obi-Wan, Anakin and Yoda’s teachings because his life is destroyed. As fans know in the end moments of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Luke is seen living in a secret place Ahch-To without anyone’s knowledge.

Star Wars: Episode 8 Might Dig Deep Into Luke’s Past

The aforementioned source says that this new leak is reported by Star Wars News Net. The report also talks about the artifacts related to Jedi. They have been discovered by Hamill’s character in the last several years but have been strayed too far from their original purpose.

This new leak clearly talks about the past of Luke Skywalker. Speculations are rife that Star Wars: Episode 8 will dig deep into his backstory. It will be now interesting to see, how Luke manages to get his faith back in the teachings of Jedi. Will he ever fight to rope in Ren back to the path of Jedi? And whether his actions will affect his training with Rey in Star Wars: Episode 8.

Luke Skywalker Trains Rey In Star Wars: Episode 8

Several theories are making rounds on the Internet talking about Rey’s training and her identity. From the above leak, it appears that when Luke Skywalker gains his trust back in the path of Jedi he decides to train Rey.

In this way, Rey might start her training to be a powerful force that can defeat the dark side of the force. But for this to happen, Luke must get his faith back on the Jedi teachings of his seniors.

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Yoda Returns To Help Luke Get His Faith Back In Jedi Path

Frank Oz who voices Yoda in the star wars recently in an interview (via Variety) has spilled the details about his character’s return. He reveals, “I have to say I’ve been asked not to talk about it.” In this way he neither confirmed nor denied his appearance in Star Wars: Episode 8.

As per star wars expert Mike Zeroh, Yoda is likely to play a larger part in the sequel trilogy. And looking at the above latest leak, this possibility cannot be ignored. Yoda’s return might have to do with getting Luke back on the Jedi path.

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Star Wars Celebrations Trailer Might Spill Details

Fans doubts about this new leak related to Luke Skywalker might be cleared soon. Star Wars Celebrations are taking place next month in Orlando. In this event, it is anticipated that a Star Wars: Episode 8 trailer will be dropped.

The teaser trailer will give a sneak peek of Luke, Rey, Ren and other lead characters. During the Disney stakeholder’s meeting, a brief footage was released from the film. In this footage, it is revealed that Luke asks Rey, “Who are you?” Similar interesting details might be spilled in the upcoming star wars event.

Meanwhile, Star Wars: Episode 8 fans have to patiently wait as the movie hits the theaters on Dec.15, 2017.

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Disha Mashelkar has completed her Masters in Journalism and Mass Communication from the University of Pune. She joined MNG in 2016. She loves writing on TV series/Films/Anime/Entertainment.