'Star Wars The Last Jedi': Ria Johnson Reveals The Hardest Thing In Writing The Film; Fans Talk 'Grey Jedi' Theory

28 January 2017, 11:29 am EST By Julianne Mobile & Apps

Earlier this week, "Star Wars" fans were surprise when LucasFilms announced the title for the 8th installment of the franchise. Rian Johnson, who will direct "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" has revealed some of the films that had an influence on the most-successful movie ever.

Obviously, Johnson will pick up the mantle from where J.J. Abrams left. Johnson's previous efforts were "Brick", "The Brothers Bloom" and "Looper" are all unique and different from the other. Thus, fans are curious what kind of "Star Wars" film will fans see in "Star Wars: The Last Jedi".

In an interview with Empire, Johnson offers tidbits of insight for the film. The "Looper" director iterated that the 1949 movie, "Twelve O'Clock High", will offer a feel and look of aerial combat as well as dynamic between pilots. 

"Three Outlaw Samurai" for the feel of the sword-fighting and the general sense of pulpy fun. "And To Catch A Thief" will fill in for the romantic scale and grandeur.

The interview with

 Johnson also revealed that "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" director is currently in the process of editing the scenes. The publication asked if what's the hardest thing about writing the film, he then answered in a surprising note.

Johnson says that he found himself constantly wanting to push the modern idioms into the dialogue. That sometimes work but the team has to be careful. Johnson added, "If one goes too far, you can break the "Star Wars" spell."

Rian Johnson also shares upcoming challenges for the film. Johnson stated that the tech talk has to be simultaneously complex enough to sound real and conceptually simple enough for audience to follow.

Meanwhile, "Star Wars" fans have conducted many theories about the upcoming blockbuster film. One particular fan theory suggests the title "Star Wars: The Last Jedi", will focus more on the story of Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) and explain the character's disappearance in the war.

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