There’s a Low Chance Oscar Isaac Will Play Poe Dameron Again in ‘Star Wars’

by Jeremy Spirogis
Oscar Isaac at Star Wars Celebration 2015 with BB-8.

The Rise of Skywalker made some followers comfortable however didn’t fulfill everybody. Different actors have defined their dissatisfaction with the script or finish as a complete. Oscar Isaac, who performed Poe Dameron, has been vocal about the place he would fairly have seen his character go, and that may have an effect on whether or not he comes again to Star Wars once more. And now he’s set the file straight on how low these likelihood is. 

Oscar Isaac at Star Wars Celebration 2015 with BB-8.
Oscar Isaac at Star Wars Celebration 2015 with BB-8 | Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney

Oscar Isaac mentioned there “probably” isn’t an opportunity he’ll come again as Poe Dameron 

While out and about in New York City on Feb. 6, paparazzi and followers crowded round Isaac as he signed autographs. As TMZ stories with a video from that second, a paparazzi requested Isaac, “Any chance we see you keep playing Poe?” Isaac slowly responded with, “Probably not.”

That isn’t an extended reply, nevertheless it does present Isaac is closing this chapter of his profession. And this isn’t a brand new opinion from Isaac both; even again in December, there have been rumors {that a} Poe Dameron sequence may come to Disney+. But Isaac already wasn’t interested by being part of, even when they supplied him $three million an episode. 

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Isaac has been so vocal together with his disappointment about Poe and Finn’s relationship

It’s not overtly obvious why Isaac is towards reprising his position since he hasn’t given a motive outdoors of “No.” But he has been vocal about his disappointment with sure points of Poe’s story. At the highest of the checklist is Poe and Finn’s relationship, and he’s known as Disney out for stifling it. 

“I think there could’ve been a very interesting, forward-thinking – not even forward-thinking, just, like, current-thinking – love story there, something that hadn’t quite been explored yet; particularly the dynamic between these two men in war that could’ve fallen in love with each other,” Isaac informed IGN on Dec. 23. “I would try to push it a bit in that direction, but the Disney overlords were not ready to do that.” 

It would have been “natural” to have a FinnPoe romance

This isn’t only a headcanon a few potential romantic connection for Isaac. Poe and Finn had a really shut relationship. “I mean, there was an absolute natural chemistry with [John Boyega],” Isaac informed Variety in December. “I immediately felt very connected to him. I remember, it was an audition and the two of us just, like, did that first scene back to back, butt to butt, you know, just like doing the scene together, practicing it in this room. And it was just like immediately all kind of artifice, everything just collapsed, and there’s like an intimacy that was very just, like, there.”

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Isaac additionally mentioned he performed into that intimate feeling for his character. “And I think the fact that neither of us shied away from that while we were shooting as well, I think it was just like, these are two guys that are happy being intimate with each other emotionally,” he mentioned. “So it wasn’t actually a total shock [that] people, you know, saw that in there. Personally, I kind of hoped and wished that maybe that would have been taken further in the other films, but I don’t have control over that.”

Even although Poe and Finn didn’t have their likelihood to make it official on-screen, there could possibly be a future for a queer couple transferring ahead in Star Wars.

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