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J.J. Abrams Reveals What We Won’t See In THE FORCE AWAKENS

imageMTV caught up with The Force Awakens director J.J. Abrams on the red carpet for Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation, and during the interview the filmmaker answered some yes or no questions about his upcoming film and with most of the questions being silly, one stood out to fans and it’s pretty important. Abrams was asked if Midi-chlorians were mentioned at all in the new film, the answer is in the video below.

For those of you who don’t know what midi-chlorians are, in The Phantom Menace, midi-chlorians were explained to be intelligent microscopic life forms that exist in a state of symbiosis within the cells of all living things in the galaxy. When present in great enough numbers, they allow the host to feel the Force, and midi-chlorian count is an indicator used to measure one’s potential to become a Jedi.