“Show me again the power of the darkness… and I will finish what you started.”
Kylo Ren’s Hamlet-esque soliloquy while holding his grandfather Darth Vader’s charred helmet in Star Wars: The Force Awakens was ample proof Ren’s adulation extended beyond mere ancestral appreciation for the Dark Lord of the Sith (and more into the realm of disturbing idolatry) and although there wasn’t much follow-up regarding the Darth Vader worship story thread in The Last Jedi, a recent leak from upcoming Star Wars: Episode IX suggests the film will further develop the Dark Side of the Force link between Ren and Vader.
“A description of Kylo Ren inside a medical room,” the inside source from Express reveals. “He is walking down a hallways [sic] when he hears someone screaming in pain. He walks into another room where he discovers Anakin Skywalker/Darth Vader with his suit on but mask off, pinned to a wall where heavy machinery is replacing his old mechanical legs and arms with new ones.”
Will the vision of his grandfather, which looks like it will reference the Darth Vader creation scene from Revenge of the Sith, further reinforce Kylo Ren’s hero worship of the Sith Lord or make him realize how twisted and corrupt the creation of Darth Vader truly was? Will actor Hayden Christensen reprise his role as Anakin Skywalker/Vader? Sound off in the comments.