10 Star Wars Cliffhangers That Will Never Be Resolved

Don't expect Star Wars to ever return to The Last Jedi's Broom Kid.

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Where a storytelling universe as almost impossibly huge and vast as Star Wars is concerned, it's simply impossible for fans to have every single nagging question answered.

Even with Star Wars having such a ludicrously large fanbase, there simply isn't the capacity across its various media to resolve every last hanging narrative thread.

But at the same time, there are certainly some cliffhanger mysteries which feel more urgent and worthy of resolution than others - enigmas which have agonised the fanbase for years, even decades at this point.

And so we come to these 10 Star Wars cliffhangers, each of which left things massively up in the air, from a certain character's future Jedi status to another's survival (or not), crucial details about iconic heroes' backstories, and everything else in-between.

Yet for one of many reasons, it's also highly likely that these 10 mysteries will never be unambiguously tied up, perhaps because Disney has simply moved on, or it might ultimately be better business to keep fans in the dark forever more.

Whatever the reason, don't count on these cliffhangers ever being satisfyingly sewn up...

10. Does Finn Become A Jedi?

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In the lead up to The Force Awakens' release, many believed that Finn (John Boyega) would become a Jedi, largely due to the widely-promoted image of him holding a lightsaber.

It wasn't to be, though, and it wasn't until The Rise of Skywalker that the series flirted again with Finn being Force-sensitive, with several indirect implications and a running gag throughout the movie involving a "secret" he had to tell Rey (Daisy Ridley).

The film itself never reveals Finn's secret, though following its release J.J. Abrams confirmed that Finn was indeed going to tell Rey that he was Force-sensitive. There it is.

This begs the question, though - what next for Finn?

Does he begin training to become a Jedi, or simply continue to exist as a Force-sensitive person? While The Lego Star Wars Holiday Special did show Finn training to be a Jedi, this also isn't canon so can't be accepted as absolute truth.

Though it's reasonable to accept that Finn probably does become a Jedi, with John Boyega insisting he's done with Star Wars, we're unlikely to ever get much formal confirmation. Given how wasted Finn was in the last two films, that's a damn shame.

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