Rian Johnson on The Last Jedi: Goal is never to divide people

Updated: Dec 22, 2017, 15:42 IST | PTI

Director Rian Johnson has responded to the criticism surrounding his film Star Wars: The Last Jedi. The Looper director was asked by a fan whether he found it to be good that his film has polarised fans

Director Rian Johnson has responded to the criticism surrounding his film Star Wars: The Last Jedi. The Looper director was asked by a fan whether he found it to be good that his film has polarised fans.

Rian Johnson

"The goal is never to divide or make people upset, but I do think the conversations that are happening were going to have to happen at some point if SW (Star Wars) is going to grow, move forward and stay vital," Johnson tweeted in reply. The film, which stars Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Mark Hamill, Oscar Isaac and others, has been lauded by the critics. However, it has also divided fans on certain plot points.

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