Star Wars Fans Are Demanding Disney Release J.J. Abrams’ Cut Of The Rise Of Skywalker

Star Wars fans have started a new petition on asking Disney to release the J.J. Abrams cut of The Rise of Skywalker.

Ever since the movie came out, people have been wondering whether there was another version of the movie out there.

There had been rumours before The Rise of Skywalker came out there there were three versions of the movie.

One of them was the Bob Iger version. Another one was the Kathleen Kennedy and J.J. Abrams version.

The third version was a George Lucas cut of the film.

Personally, I find this all rather hard to believe.

However, it does seem to be true that J.J. Abrams made another cut of The Rise of Skywalker.

According to the petition, this cut is over three hours long and had more scenes of LGBTQ representation in it.

Star Wars fans want Disney to release the J.J. Abrams cut of The Rise of Skywalker


Rey in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (Credit: Lucasfilm)

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Here’s what the author of this new Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker J.J. Abrams cut petition wrote:

JJ originally had a 3+ hour cut of the film however Disney took creative control over Star Wars and prevented JJ from telling the full story he had in mind. Please read the article linked below for full insider details on this cut of the film and how Disney blindsided JJ Abrams.

In a nutshell, JJ abrams had a much longer cut of the film and even recommended that it be split into two films at one point. While Disney has promised JJ more creative control over the story, they blindsided him and cut crucial scenes to please investors.

It sounds as if there is another cut out there and quite a few Star Wars fans want it released.

The petition has now reached just over 5.7K signatures and it getting very close to 6K.

What do you think? Would you like to see this J.J. Abrams cut of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker?

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