Warning: This article contains spoilers for Star Wars: The Last Jedi.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi swam the depths of its main characters’ stories, digging into Rey’s (Daisy Ridley) past and parentage and bringing to light the vulnerabilities and ardent desires of Poe Dameron (Oscar Isaac). It also explored the struggle between light and dark that both Kylo Ren (Adam Driver) and Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) faced. But one figure fans hoped to discover more about than they actually did was Supreme Leader Snoke (Andy Serkis).
During a QA session ahead of the 71st annual British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA) ceremony, The Last Jedi writer-director Rian Johnson revealed why he was stingy about giving up information relating to Snoke, and why audiences didn’t get to glean from the film additional details on the villain’s past.
“In this particular story, it’s much more like the original trilogy, where with Snoke if you think about the