Star Wars: The Last Jedi has seen a successful run as the sequel to The Force Awakens. Director Rian Johnson had mentioned a plethora of cut content from the end product, including the time when both Luke and Leia mourned the death of their close friend, Han Solo. That scene, an exploration of the ways of the Force, director commentary and more, accompanies 14 instances of footage left on the cutting room floor.
Here is the rundown of all of the bonus content that will appear on the digital and physical home releases of Star Wars: The Last Jedi:
- The Director and the Jedi – Go deep behind the scenes with writer-director Rian Johnson on an intimate and personal journey through the production of the movie—and experience what it’s like to helm a global franchise and cultural phenomenon.
- Balance of the Force – Explore the mythology of the Force and why Rian Johnson chose to interpret its role in such a unique way.
- Scene Breakdowns
- Lighting the Spark: Creating the Space Battle – Get a close-up look at the epic space battle, from the sounds that help propel the action, through the practical and visual effects, to the characters who bring it all to life.
- Snoke and Mirrors – Motion capture and Star Wars collide as the filmmakers take us through the detailed process of creating the movie’s malevolent master villain.
- Showdown on Crait – Break down everything that went into creating the stunning world seen in the movie’s final confrontation, including the interplay between real-word locations and visual effects, reimagining the walkers, designing the crystal foxes, and much more.
- Andy Serkis Live! (One Night Only) – Writer-director Rian Johnson presents two exclusive sequences from the movie featuring Andy Serkis’ riveting, raw on-set performance before his digital makeover into Snoke.
- Deleted Scenes – With an introduction and optional commentary by writer-director Rian Johnson.
- Audio Commentary – View the movie with in-depth feature audio commentary by writer-director Rian Johnson.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi will also see a release as a Multi-screen Edition which includes both Blu-ray and a Digital copy. The 4K Ultra HD Collector’s Edition will have options for 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, and a Digital copy. Best Buy and Target will have retail exclusivity for the film.
Another emotional moment for Mark Hamill occurred off-camera when he met up with an old friend that Luke Skywalker hasn’t seen in decades.