**May contain spoilers if you have not seen the movie yet**
At 2 hours and 32 minutes, Star Wars: The Last Jedi is the longest Star Wars movie in the franchise’s history, but even so there’s quite a bit that was left on the cutting room floor. Writer/director Rian Johnson packs a lot of story into that two and a half hours and there’s really no scene in the film that doesn’t directly impact the plot, character development, or support the movie’s thematic thrust. As Johnson previously revealed to us, his initial cut of the film was around three hours long, so some significant trimming was done to get it down to a length that was manageable but didn’t lose anything that was absolutely necessary.
And now that The Last Jedi is in theaters and audiences have seen where this film goes, plenty of fans are no doubt wondering just what those deleted scenes entail. We recently spoke with Johnson and the film’s editor Bob Ducsay at a press day for the film, and the duo got specific about which Star Wars: The Last Jedi deleted scenes we’ll see on the Blu-ray.
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