At the end of Star Wars 9, the fans of the saga were able to see the death of Ben Solo, son of Han and Leia played by Adam Driver. After having abandoned the dark side, he came to the assistance of Rey (Daisy Ridley) to fight Palpatine (Ian McDiarmid). The one who was called Kylo Ren would die after having given new life to Rey and kissed her, his body disappearing into the Force. A end who is not to the liking of everyone…
A prize to pay tribute to the character, and Adam Driver
This Wednesday, the 18th December, two days before the release of the film in the United States (the users have been warned of the intrigues major Star Wars 9 , following the premiere which was held on 16 December in Los Angeles and a theatrical release in Europe), members of the forum Reddit have therefore decided to protest. Not by launching a petition to remake the film, but by putting in place a pool on GoFundMe. Titled The Rise of Ben Solo, she has to say thank you to Adam Driver for his interpretation based on the decisions deemed to be “unfair” and “illogical” by director J. J. Abrams.
“This is not an exaggeration to say that the fans are agree on the fact that the interpretation of Kylo Ren/Ben Solo by Adam Driver was one of the greatest things that has ever happened in this trilogy. In order to show our gratitude for his work, we are launching this prize (…) We hope that he will perceive this as a ‘thank you’ on our part,” one can read in the description. At the time we write these lines, the fans have already raised over 5,500 dollars (about 4,400 euros) to the association of Arts in the Armed Forces founded by Adam Driver, himself a former Marine, who aim to offer the united states military to artistic experiences of all kinds.
An idea inspired by the fans of Game of Thrones
For this prize, they were inspired by Game of Thrones ! Following the tragic fate of Daenerys, fans of the HBO series had launched a prize as a tribute to the work of Emilia Clarke, who has collected more than 94 000 euros to an association. The actress had even thanked them on social networks. Another prize similar to the name of Kit Harington had collected more than 23 000 euros.
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