By now, everyone knows who Kylo Ren is. Either you were spoiled going in to seeing The Force Awakens or it was revealed to you in the film. Kylo Ren is of course the lost son of Han and Leia named Ben Solo who was seduced by the darkside by Supreme Leader Snoke.
We’ve seen a few parody videos showcasing the likes of Kylo Ren including his famous skit on Saturday Night Live which focused on the hit show Undercover Boss. Now, Kylo Ren wants to share with you his reaction to the recent Rogue One: A Star Wars Story trailer. Check out his humorous reaction video below!
This trailer reaction video comes courtesy of Auralnaut’s YouTube channel. The video takes clips from The Force Awakens, in particularly the one where we see Kylo Ren speaking to his long-lost grandfather (Darth Vader). The people behind the video do a fantastic job continually cutting the same scene from the film and trailers to make it seem it’s one continuous shot of Ren watching the trailer. The voice-over work is also a job well done as it sounds EXACTLY like Kylo Ren talking.
What Were Some Of The Highlights In The Trailer?
There were plenty of funny moments to go around in this trailer reaction video. Auralnauts did a great job showing us what Kylo Ren would potentially have said while watching this trailer. Some of the best moments include when Kylo Ren mentions all of the “sharp angles, spheres, and windows” that make the Empire such a threat. Ren also establishes the thought of exactly what we as an audience are all thinking: Who is Jyn Erso and where did she come from? Is she a Bothan spy? A former Imperial Officer of the Empire? These questions certainly will not be answered before we see this movie.
One of my favorite moments from this trailer was when Kylo critiques the Rebels use of a missile launcher asking questions like, “Where were those on Hoth?” Ren claims that if the Rebels had these launchers at their disposal against the AT-AT’s, “They may have actually won that battle (Hoth).”
The final image of Ren’s reaction however is priceless. After seeing grandfather (Darth Vader) at the conclusion of the trailer, Ren flips out hacking and slashing claiming that it couldn’t possibly be Hayden Christensen playing Darth Vader. Whether it’s him in the suit or not, Ren is clearly excited to see this movie and that’s what matters most.
What did you think of Kylo Ren’s trailer reaction video? Are you more excited to see Rogue One than before? Please share your thoughts below and don’t forget to check out Auralnaughts’s other incredible videos!