Adam Driver has been facing the wrath of Star Wars fans for the actions of his on-screen character Kylo Ren.
During an appearance on Max’s Who’s Talking To Chris Wallace?, Driver opened up about fans reminding him “every day” that his supervillain character was the one that killed Harrison Ford’s Han Solo in Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
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“Somebody reminds me about that every day,” Driver joked. “Not every day but yeah, it used to be more but now it’s probably once a month somewhere.”
Driver also talked about how it was filming the scene with Ford saying, “Obviously, John Williams’ [score] wasn’t playing in the background and it was very emotional actually, shooting it with Harrison. Harrison was so generous and contemplative and to me that was a great moment on set, even though it was his death.”
Star Wars: The Force Awakens was released in 2015 and directed by J.J. Abrams. In the film, Driver plays the role of Kylo Ren, the son of Han Solo and Princess Leia, played by Carrie Fisher. Driver also opened up about taking the role in the franchise.
“I took it really seriously and thought about it a lot and was very on the fence,” he said. “I was aware that it was a great opportunity. And I didn’t I didn’t want to be in it and be bad. You know, like, a lot of people were going to watch it. I was a fan of those movies.”
Driver went on to reprise his role of Kylo Ren in 2017’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi and 2019’s Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.
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