Finn, portrayed by John Boyega, is a central character in “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” the eighth episode in the Star Wars saga. Introduced in “The Force Awakens,” Finn begins as a stormtrooper of the First Order who defects. In “The Last Jedi,” Finn plays a key role in the Resistance’s struggle against the First Order. The character undergoes significant development in the film as Finn grapples with his identity and commitment to the Resistance. He embarks on a mission with Rose Tico to disable the First Order’s tracking device, showcasing his growth from a self-interested survivor to a dedicated hero.
Finn’s journey is marked by his encounters with characters like DJ and Captain Phasma, adding depth to his storyline. His dynamic with Rey, the film’s other protagonist, evolves as they pursue separate paths in the conflict. The Last Jedi explores Finn’s internal conflict, loyalty, and his evolving sense of morality. His character arc contributes to the film’s themes of sacrifice, hope, and the complexities of choosing one’s allegiance in the face of overwhelming odds.