Palpatine originally hid at a classic location

Palpatine originally hid at a classic location


Another day, another Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker scene that was almost very different.

In the concluding chapter of the Skywalker trilogy, Kylo Ren discovers the assumed-dead Emperor Palpatine, on the planet of Exegol.

However, an early draft of the film had him hiding out in a very different location – on the planet Coruscant, according to The Art of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker book.

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“Instead of finding his way to Exegol, in the early November 2017 version of The Rise of Skywalker story, Kylo Ren instead takes his shuttle to a desolate, ash-covered Coruscant, the once-bustling city streets now overrun by giant wolves,” wrote author, Phil…



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