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Star Wars Last Jedi backlash: Fans petition to have Episode 8 REMOVED from canon
STAR WARS fans who didn’t think The Last Jedi was as good as its reviews have launched a petition to have it remade.
A Change.org page encourages those who were left fuming by Episode 8 to join chants for it to be removed from canon and begun from scratch.
Given that the movie has made so much at the box office already, this plight seems a little on the unfeasible side - but to its credit, it has amassed 7,000 signatures at time of writing.
The petition’s founder, Henry Walsh from Georgia, USA, wrote: “Star Wars has long been a story about two things, the Jedi and Luke Skywalker.
“After over 260 novels where we could follow the adventures of that great hero you, the Walt Disney Company decided to strike all of that from the official canon and wiped out three decades of lore.