Though many say that Star Wars: The Force Awakens harkens back too much to the original Star Wars trilogy, it also gave a lot of insight into what may be happening soon, as well as giving form to what has happened in the 30 years since Return of the Jedi.

This is proven via the actual script of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which was given out to members of the Writers Guild for award consideration. In it, we see numerous details that were only implied in the film. For example, the script notes that Luke Skywalker knows who Rey is immediately after seeing her. But also, the script notes, via SlashFilm, some interesting details about Rey’s vision after touching Luke’s lightsaber.

  • We pretty much knew that the first image is that of a hallway in Cloud City, but this script confirms it, calling it “a hallway of from deep inside Cloud City” and mentions a “mechanical breathing sound” and also that “disembodied voices fill the air.”
  • Some people have argued that the image of Luke Skywalker and R2-D2 was not from the attack on Skywalker’s new Jedi Training Academy, but the script confirms that we “see a BURNING TEMPLE AT NIGHT” in the background.
  • As for the man stabbed with a lightsaber, some fans have incorrectly identified that as Constable Zuvio, but we’ve previously debunked that claim. The script says that it is “A WARRIOR” who is stabbed by “A FIERY LIGHTSABER!”
  • And while we have assumed that the men around Kylo Ren in this vision are the Knights of Ren, the screenplay officially confirms this: “We PIVOT AROUND HER to REVEAL KYLO REN, and the six other KNIGHTS OF REN, who flank him!”

What do you think? Does this give you more love of the film? Let us know what you think!