J.J. Abrams Shares Meaning Behind New ‘Star Wars’ Names

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Every name has a meaning, but when you’re creating character names out of thin air, is there a process to it, or do you just randomly jumble together an assortment of letters? For the upcoming Star Wars trilogy, Director J.J. Abrams recently discussed the meaning behind his characters names in an interview with Entertainment Weekly.

You’re probably familiar with Obi-Wan, Luke, Leia, Han Solo and Yoda, but what about Poe Dameron, BB-8, Finn and Rey, General Hux or Captain Phsama? Exactly! So click on over the ew.com to read more about Abrams explanations for the names. It’s a fantastic read!

Star Wars: The Force Awakens opens December 18, 2015!

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