Hal 9000 said:
That’s a pretty nice idea! I’m sure you understand, but I don’t wish to include the dice in TROS:A. Luke retrieved them in TLJ and they paid off. At best it’d be one more thing to strain between 8 and 9.
But man, how cool would it be to contrive a scene of Kylo entering the Falcon using the deleted scene from TFA? Essentially serving the same purpose even, just two films later.
If there’s one deleted scene I’d love to have it’s Kylo facing Chewie during that section of the movie.
Fair point, although…do we ever see what happens to the real dice? Luke is holding them on the Falcon; I could be wrong, but I don’t think we see them again until Crait, when they’re just Force Projections. Maybe Luke kept them in his hut on Ahch-To; but maybe he left them on the ship. In which case, it might be a cool through-line - Kylo wants to take the dice at the end of TLJ, but he’s denied. He finally gets them back now, but at what cost? Has his journey been worth it? Where will he go now?
Cue Han on the Death Star.
With or without the dice, like I said, “remastering” the deleted scene to be TROS-compatible is beyond my skill set, but I’d love to help how I can!