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Rian Johnson Explains Why Kylo Ren’s Scar Is Different In Star Wars: The Last Jedi

April 20, 2017 | Posted by Joseph Lee

A fan on Twitter recently pointed out that Kylo Ren’s scar is different in Star Wars: The Last Jedi than it was in The Force Awakens. The scar originally ran up the middle of this forehead and across the bridge of his nose. Now it has moved more to the right side of his face and over his right eyebrow. The fan asked Rian Johnson why this was the case and got this reply:

Here are two comparison photos:

Johnson also wrote the script for The Last Jedi, which stars Mark Hamill, the late Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Lupita Nyong’o, Oscar Isaac, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Gwendoline Christie, Andy Serkis, Benicio Del Toro, Laura Dern, and Kelly Marie Tran. Kathleen Kennedy and Ram Bergman produce with J.J. Abrams, Jason McGatlin, and Tom Karnowski executive producing. The film arrives on December 15.