Star Wars Episode 9: General Hux May Not Return For 2019’s Star Wars Film

Star Wars Episode 9 is releasing in 2019 and it recently got a change in direction. J.J Abrams is taking Colin Trevorrow’s place after creative differences resulted in Colin’s departure. However, it is only fitting that the man who kicked off the latest trilogy gets to close the loop.

The following article features Episode 7 spoilers.

While apart from the change in direction, we do not know much about the film. But speaking in a recent interview, Domhnall Gleeson who played General Hux on Episode 7 may not return for Star Wars Episode 9. It is possible that the character is being killed off in Episode 8. It wouldn’t be surprising as Episode 7 set the trend of killing off characters – Han Solo never made it.

In his interview with IGN regarding the recent direction change:

I can’t speak from any perspective except for the fact as somebody ho likes the movies because it’s not been disclosed to anybody – because obviously nobody knows what’s going to happen with The Last Jedi – whether I’ll be involved in that film or not.

So I don’t think of it as somebody who’s necessarily involved or not involved, that’s just its own thing. But, you know, I think it’s very bad for Colin but if that was – but if the right thing to do is to part company, the most right thing to do is the same in any relationship, you know? That happens.

It is just speculation at this point but we will know for sure where things are going when Star Wars Episode 8 hits this December.

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