John Boyega Has Bad News For All The Finn And Poe Shippers | HuffPost
If you, like me, have been shipping Finn and Poe since The Force John Boyega himself confirmed that Finn and Poe's relationship in Star Wars: The In the Last Jedi, it's a test for all the characters, but specifically for Finn. Fans have long been rooting for his character to launch a relationship with Finn ( John Boyega), after they struck up a friendship in 's. Poe gives Finn his name, replacing the Stormtrooper designation FN, A New Hope that it does the relationship of either man with Princess Leia. Disney faces a serious financial test of its commitment to equality if its.
The Force Awakens radically put a woman and a black man front-and-centre; why not add a gay man and complete a trifecta of the underrepresented? It could be a droid. The difference is that Poe has almost no connection with Rey at all, so the audience has no female love interest to mentally hang on this Han Solo-alike daredevil.
Does 'The Last Jedi' confirm a Finn/Poe romance or other LGBT characters?
And that is relatively unusual, so perhaps we are at least meant to wonder. Entertainment Weekly If Poe were to be gay, it would be a true landmark, and Star Wars would be the first major Hollywood franchise to have a central, heroic gay character. Very few big films have any LGBT characters outside comedies and awards-focused dramas.
Aside from two supporting characters in The Mortal Instruments: City Of Bones and some characters in the rather counter-cultural V For Vendetta, gay people are notable by their total absence from action films. Moreover, Star Wars would be the first family franchise to have a key character who is gay.
Finn and Poe Dameron Credit: Disney The time would seem to be coming where we could and should have a hotshot X-wing pilot who happens to be gay. US public opinion is firmly behind marriage equality now, as is British opinion, and the critical raves for films like Carol suggest that it should not be too far a leap. The Force Awakens Credit: Depending on your social media setting, the social media network will have record of this and may display your name or identifier in relation to this action.
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Star Wars 8 Last Jedi: The TRUTH on Poe and Finn ‘gay romance’ rumours
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