The Latest The Last Jedi Featurette Showcases the Real-World Locations Behind the Film

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It’s less than a week now, and we’ve likely gotten all the information we’re going to get before The Last Jedi hits theaters. But that doesn’t mean the behind-the-scenes work is any less interesting.

In the newest featurette on the Star Wars YouTube Channel, called “Worlds of The Last Jedi,” viewers can get a glimpse of the real-life locations used to help shape the fantastical places populating Rian Johnson’s vision of a galaxy far, far away. For Ahch-To, there’s Skellig Michael; for the casino world of Canto Bight, there’s Dubrovnik, Croatia; and for Crait, there’s the real-world salt flats of Bolivia. Explore how real-world shooting locations shaped and gave life to the Star Wars universe. It’s really amazing stuff.


Also, see Daisy Ridley almost fall off of a rock during shooting for her first scene from the film. That’s worth checking out, too. Nice save there at the end.

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