Star Wars: Shattered Empire Confirms Poe Dameron\’s Home Planet


Yavin IVThere’s been a lot of speculation among Star Wars fans about where Poe Dameron is from, and the final issue of Shattered Empire confirms what his home planet becomes.

The speculation actually came from an interview Oscar Isaac did with ABC News back in May where he said Poe was from Yavin:

“There’s room in the Galaxy for more than one Latin family. What’s actually very interesting is that Yavin … at the end of the very first ‘Star Wars’ … that last scene was shot in Guatemala and you know, I think that Poe Dameron is from that planet … and that’s a beautiful coincidence.”

The final issue of Journey to The Force Awakens: Shattered Empire came out yesterday, and at the end of the book Luke Skywalker urges Shara Bey, her husband Kes Dameron, and their son Poe to settle down and find a home. That home turns out to be Yavin IV, meaning that Oscar Isaac accidentally leaked a cool bit of his character’s back story in that interview: