The Sequel Trilogy was an inevitably doomed undertaking by the Mouse House ever since the company bought the IP from George Lucas in 2012. Imagine, if even the creator himself couldn’t satisfy longtime fans of the series with the Prequel Trilogy, what chance did Disney have to revive the franchise and return it to its former glory? Still, J.J. Abrams managed to deliver a satisfying sequel to Return of the Jedi and turn it into one of the highest-grossing movies of all time.
Unfortunately, though, things started going sideways for Lucasfilm from there, and the controversial follow-up to The Force Awakens tore the fandom apart. But for better or for worse, the last installment in the