Star Wars: The Last Jedi star Andy Serkis "cringed" at seeing his powerful and powerful Force user killed by temperamental apprentice Kylo Ren (Adam Driver), EW reports.
"So cruel," Serkis said of the scene in which Snoke cuts in half as he sits on his throne. "He's dismissed so early in his career."
Asked if the Supreme Leader is as dead as he looks, Serkis replied, "It's a Star Wars movie, anything can happen. I'm saying this with the hope that someone is listening there. "
The blockbuster directed and directed by Rian Johnson left the elusive Snoke a mystery after J.J. Abrams The Awakening Force introduced the shadowy villain as an overlord designed by hologram.
Johnson defended the decision to kill Snoke during a panel of the 2014 BAFTA Q & A, explaining that the surprise murder was more important for The Last Jedi which Snoke's longtime history.
"In this particular story, it's much more like the original trilogy, where with Snoke, if you think about the real scenes, if I suddenly paused in one of the scenes to give a 30-second monologue about who he was, stop the scene in their tracks, I realized, "Johnson said.
"Even though it might have been interesting, something the fans were interested in, like storytellers, we have to serve what the scenes need to be."
Serkis admitted that being killed was "a bit shocking".
"But I could see exactly why they were following this path, and I think it was a huge surprise in the middle of the movie," he said. GamesRadar. "But I really loved the scene that Rey plays with Snoke. This scene was fantastic. I just wish he had survived, but who knows?
Snoke's death at the hands of his abused apprentice paved the way for the corrupt son of Han Solo (Harrison Ford) and General Leia Organa (Carrie Fisher) to take complete control of the First Order, which he will use in his attempts. to stifle heroic resistance in Star Wars: Episode IX.
This movie, again written and directed by Abrams, reunites Luke Skywalker with Billy Dee Williams, the star of Lando Calrissian. Episode IX opens December 20, 2019.