However, it appears that Colin Trevorrow's original incarnation of Episode IX would have given them much more prominent roles, at least going by newly-released concept art.
Released via Collider , the art depicts Finn at the heart of a revolution, waving a blue flag with Rose by his side, wearing very cool-looking Resistance armour. Familiar faces in the form of Poe Dameron (Oscar Isaac) and Chewbacca also seem to be leading the revolution from the front.
Of course, we know that JJ Abrams' final product squandered the potential shown by both characters in the two previous movies. Finn was essentially reduced to chasing after Rey, while his Force potential was left completely unexplored in the end.
Rose hardly had any screen time at all following her prominent role in The Last Jedi, a move that looked particularly bad given the racist and sexist trolling Tran received following the release of the last movie.
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"I don't know if I'm going to have a career after this, but f**k that," he said.
"Today is about innocent people who were halfway through their process. We don't know what George Floyd could have achieved, we don't know what Sandra Bland could have achieved, but today we're going to make sure that that won't be an alien thought to our young ones.
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