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If You're Still Wondering Who The Last Jedi Is, Here's The Answer

You can put all those theories to rest now.

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Ever since the name for Episode VIII was revealed, fans have been speculating about who exactly "The Last Jedi" refers to.

Some people were sure it was Luke Skywalker, while others thought it was Leia, Rey, even Kylo Ren...
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Some people were sure it was Luke Skywalker, while others thought it was Leia, Rey, even Kylo Ren...

Today, Vanity Fair tweeted out an article from May in which they unsuccessfully tried to get Kathleen Kennedy, the president of Lucasfilm, and Rian Johnson, The Last Jedi's writer/director, to reveal the truth.

But Rian Johnson quickly shut down their speculation (and half the fandom's along with it) by flat-out stating that the Last Jedi is, in fact, Luke.

This isn't the first time he's confirmed it's Luke, however – in September, he told The New York Times, "Luke Skywalker, right now, is the Last Jedi".

He did add that, "there’s always wiggle room in these movies — everything is from a certain point of view — but coming into our story, he is the actual last of the Jedi."
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He did add that, "there’s always wiggle room in these movies — everything is from a certain point of view — but coming into our story, he is the actual last of the Jedi."

Still, many fans were pretty shook by the way Johnson tweeted the truth.

And some pointed out that the answer has literally been right in front of us the whole time.

Anywaaaay, is it December yet?!

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