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Star Wars characters who won’t get their own spin-off but should: Bail Organa

Posted in COMMENT with tags , , , , on September 20, 2013 by Ross McD

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Disney has confirmed that the spin-offs from its planned Star Wars trilogy will be ‘origin’ stories. You know, like Batman Begins, but with lightsabers.

A host of the series key characters are being lined up to get their own spin-off movie, with the likes of Yoda, Han Solo and Boba Fett topping the bill.

But what about those unsung Star Wars heroes, the guys who appear one moment in the first six movies and are Bantha fodder the next? Wouldn’t you like to see one of those guys get their own spin-off? We know we would.

In the last of a six-part series, we take a look the best looking man in the Star Wars universe… Continue reading

Star Wars characters who won’t get their own spin-off but should: Cliegg Lars

Posted in COMMENT with tags , , , , on September 20, 2013 by Ross McD

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Disney has confirmed that the spin-offs from its planned Star Wars trilogy will be ‘origin’ stories. You know, like Batman Begins, but with lightsabers.

A host of the series key characters are being lined up to get their own spin-off movie, with the likes of Yoda, Han Solo and Boba Fett topping the bill.

But what about those unsung Star Wars heroes, the guys who appear one moment in the first six movies and are Bantha fodder the next? Wouldn’t you like to see one of those guys get their own spin-off? We know we would.

In Part 5 of our six-part series, we look at yet another amputee in the extended Skywalker family… Continue reading

Star Wars characters who won’t get their own spin-off but should: Jar Jar Binks

Posted in COMMENT with tags , , , on September 20, 2013 by Ross McD

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Disney has confirmed that the spin-offs from its planned Star Wars trilogy will be ‘origin’ stories. You know, like Batman Begins, but with lightsabers.

A host of the series key characters are being lined up to get their own spin-off movie, with the likes of Yoda, Han Solo and Boba Fett topping the bill.

But what about those unsung Star Wars heroes, the guys who appear one moment in the first six movies and are Bantha fodder the next? Wouldn’t you like to see one of those guys get their own spin-off? We know we would.

In Part 4 of our six-part series, we examine the most repulsive water-dweller since The Floater in Caddyshack… Continue reading