‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’: Fans Are Outraged that Ben Solo’s Comic Book Backstory Will Likely Never Be On Screen

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Star Wars: The Rise of Kylo Ren #3 (of 4) comes out on Feb. 12, 2020. While followers are excited to learn the third comedian guide within the collection, they’re upset it received’t play out on a display. Viewers fell in love with Ben Solo (Adam Driver) in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. Let’s check out why viewers probably received’t see younger Kylo Ren or Ben Solo in a Disney+ spin off or film.

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What is ‘The Rise of Kylo Ren’ comedian guide collection?

“I wanted him to read like a charming Darth Vader,” author Charles Soule describes Ren on starwars.com. “A Vader who is charismatic and who is appealing. He’s someone you could have a beer with, in theory.”

Star Wars: The Rise of Kylo Ren is a canon comedian guide miniseries written by Charles Soule and drawn by Will Sliney. It explores the backstory of Ben Solo earlier than he turns into Kylo Ren. It additionally delves into how he turns into a part of the Knights of Ren.

The first of the four-part collection started on Dec. 18, 2019. It explains the seductiveness of the Dark Side and the way younger Ben thought it was so interesting. The misplaced teenager appears like nobody understands him or sees him. He is feeling alone and may’t relate to anybody till Ren comes alongside. 

The collection additionally launched a unique Snoke. He’s kinder, youthful, and in a approach, a gardener. Snoke and Ben have a unique kind of relationship on this earlier story. The older man performs a little bit of a pleasant man who’s attempting to assist Ben discover his approach. The complete collection portrays Ben as a misplaced younger teen who finally ends up on the mistaken path. 

Why received’t the Ben Solo/ Kylo Ren story ever be on Disney+ or in a film?

As of proper now, The Mandalorian Season 2 is coming to Disney+ within the fall of 2020. The conclusion of Star Wars: The Clone Wars is coming with 12 new episodes in February 2020. 

A Cassian Andor live-action collection starring Diego Luna is coming in 2021. Plus, an Obi-Wan Kenobi Series starring Ewan McGregor can be coming in 2021. The Disney+ miniseries reveals are lined up for the subsequent a number of years, with nothing about Ben Solo within the works. 

On the massive display, Disney is planning Star Wars film releases in 2022, 2024, and 2026. The first of the set of movies will middle across the high-republic, which is a whole bunch of years earlier than Ben was born. So, at this level, it’s unlikely that Ben will likely be in an upcoming film or tv collection. 

Why are followers begging for Disney and Lucasfilm to produce a Ben Solo TV collection or film?

“I can’t believe that one of the most important stories are being left on comic book pages instead of actually doing it on screen,” one fan wrote on Instagram. 

Viewers are very hooked up to Ben Solo after his redemption in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. They really feel that his previous is important to how he turned Kylo Ren, and they’re unhappy that it would by no means play out on a display.

“Imagine a TV show about this,” one other fan added.

Fans all agree {that a} tv collection surrounding the again story of Kylo Ren can be successful. Ben Solo is such an intriguing character that any content material followers obtain, they love. 

“We love the Ben Solo content,” one other Instagram consumer commented. 

Hopefully, Disney and Lucasfilm are listening. Fans need extra Ben Solo and Kylo Ren. We will maintain watching to see if something extra develops. 

Read extra: ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’: The Disturbing Reason Fans are Begging Disney to Bring Ben Solo Back

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