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Winner of BU Today’s The Last Jedi Quiz Revealed

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As is our wont, BU Today is celebrating the release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, which opens today across the globe, with a trivia contest, announced earlier this morning. When it ended today at 1 pm, we entered the names of everyone who answered all the questions correctly in a drawing for two free tickets for a screening tomorrow, Saturday, December 16, at Regal Fenway Stadium 13, Boston.

The winner is Eric Brownhill (MED’19).

  1. A number of major Hollywood actors have had cameo roles as Stormtroopers in Star Wars movies. Which actor playing a Stormtroooper, best known for his role as a spy, helps Rey escape in 2015’s The Force Awakens?
    Daniel Craig
  1. Daisy Ridley returns as Luke Skywalker’s young protégé Rey, potentially the last Jedi. Despite rumors to the contrary, Ridley lost the video game explorer role in what Hollywood blockbuster to Oscar winner Alicia Vikander?
    Lara Croft in the Tomb Raider series
  1. John Boyega’s Finn, a Stormtrooper turned hero in The Force Awakens, reputedly plays a key role in The Last Jedi. In the upcoming sequel to Pacific Rim, Boyega stars as Jake, the on-screen son of Stacker Pentecost, played by which leading British actor?
    Idris Elba
  1. Oscar Isaac, who plays Resistance pilot Poe Dameron in the new film, achieved his Hollywood breakthrough playing a fictional 1960s folk singer. What was his name?
    Llewyn Davis
  1. Oscar-winner Benicio Del Toro, one of the film’s villains, was originally cast to play which double-edged antagonist in what earlier Star Wars film?
    Darth Maul in Star Wars: The Phantom Menace
  1. The Star Wars franchise is noted for using production code names rather than movie titles during filming to hide details from overeager fans and reporters. What was The Last Jedi’s production name?
    Space Bear
  1. Mark Hamill plays the heroic Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars films and has also been the longtime voice of which chaotic bad guy in numerous animated superhero films and TV shows?
    The Joker
  1. The Last Jedi marks the final film appearance of this legendary actress, who died last December, shortly after completing her work on the movie. Name her.
    Carrie Fisher
  1. The mysterious Supreme Leader Snoke is played by an actor who is one of Hollywood’s most touted motion-capture experts. Who is he?
    Andy Serkis
  1. What is the name of the new species of creature seen riding with Chewbacca in The Last Jedi trailers?
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