'Last Jedi' star played the best Pokémon Go prank on director Rian Johnson

Technology 5-12-2017 Mashable 40

If you love Pokemon and pranks, or if you ever dreamed of being part of a mischievous Star Wars crew, this anecdote from the set of The Last Jedi is going to increase your FOMO. 

Filming on The Last Jedi coincided with the release of another worldwide sensation, Pokémon Go. And according to John Boyega, new cast member Kelly Marie Tran (who plays Resistance member Rose Tico) dragged the rest of the cast and crew — especially director Rian Johnson — down the Diglett hole. 

"Kelly is responsible for turning the Star Wars set into a Pokémon Go set," Boyega told Mashable. "Kelly made [Last Jedi director] Rian Johnson walk off set thinking that she found a Pikachu right outside the door." Read more...

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