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This double-decker Star Destroyer was cut from ‘The Rise of Skywalker.’ See the photos

‘The Rise of Skywalker’ almost had a double-decker Star Destroyer ship

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Stormtroopers in “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.”

Stormtroopers in “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.”

Jonathan Olley, Lucasfilm Ltd.

“Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” almost had a double-decker Star Destroyer ship, a concept designed released this week shows.

LucasFilm vice president and executive creative director Doug Chiang shared a concept design for the double-decker ship that were planned to appear in the film.

“A new First Order Star Destroyer concept for EP9! I thought a double-decker might be fun.”

Um, that’s cool.

The concept design is another window of what could have been for “The Rise of Skywalker,”a film that has remained divisive for fans. In fact, social media said back in January that there was an entirely different version of JJ Abrams’ film — deemed the “JJ Cut” — that included Ewan McGregorand Hayden Christensen reprising their roles as Force ghosts, longer scenes with self-reflection for characters and a bigger role for Rose Tico.

Similarly, the original“Episode IX” script leaked online, showing an entirely different version of a “Star Wars” film, which would later become “Rise of Skywalker.” The original script was titled “Duel of the Fates,” and was written by Colin Trevorrow.