Remember when all those reports of Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker test screenings came out? It had been reported that there were screenings of the movie, but it’s been revealed by J.J. Abrams himself that they never took place.
It had also been reported that there were three cuts of the movie. One was supposedly Abrams and Kathleen Kennedy’s cut, the other was Bob Iger’s and the third was George Lucas’.
Now, I said he whole time that I thought these reports were bogus, but a lot media outlets ran with it.
Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker’s J.J. Abrams revealed during a recent interview that there have been no test screenings of the movie.
He was asked during a recent interview with Esquire whether anybody had seen the “finished product” yet.
This was when the director revealed that nobody had seen the very final product yet.
“Sure, I mean the final, final? No,” he responded.
He then continued: “I have not even gotten to see the final product.”
There haven’t bee any test screenings of Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker
He then spoke about having to put the very final pieces of the movie together, and he revealed that he thinks a part of it “looks amazing” already.
He did say that he’d shown the movie to some friends and family, but he went on to confirm that they haven’t done a test screening of Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker.
He said: “But we’ve never done like a test screening.”
Abrams was then asked whether George Lucas had seen the final film yet, to which the director revealed that Lucas “sees them fully.”
However, Abrams is still looking forward to hearing Lucas’ feedback of the movie.
Abrams finished off by saying: “I could not be more proud of the work this cast and crew have done.”
What do you think? Do you think, as I do, that Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker’s test screenings never happened? Let us know in the comments below.
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