As we approach the middle of the post-TLJ, pre-Episode IX doldrums, it’s time for a little bit of fun, pointless speculation to make the days go by a bit faster. And what better way to do that than to spend several days meticulously compiling a list of all the actresses who could potentially play Rey’s mother in Episode IX? (There are probably better ways, I just chose this one). Below the jump, I explore which of these extremely similar looking British, brunette white ladies (insert beleaguered sigh here) is the best candidate to play the part, ranked in order from to least to most ridiculous. How serious am I about these choices? Not very. Or am I? Who can say. Read on to find out….
Continue reading I Now Pronounce You Mrs. Skywalker: A (Semi-Serious) List Of Candidates to Play Rey’s Mother in Episode IX
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There’s been a fair bit of discussion over what exactly happened in this week’s Vader issue. Much of it has centered on the return of a certain place. (Spoilers for Vader #23)
Continue reading A Theory on What’s Really Going on in Darth Vader #23
In this guest post, TheMandalorianWolf of Tumblr presents his theory on how Anakin has chosen Rey to pass on the mantle of the Chosen One.
Continue reading Rey was chosen as the Skywalker Legacy when she found Anakin’s lightsaber
Written by Robotical712
In the second part of this series, I analyze how LFL plans out its story while maximizing the freedom of its individual creators.
Continue reading Lucasfilm, Plans and the Creative Process – Part 2
Compiled by robotical712 with help from conn8d
Fans have debated how much of a plan Lucasfilm has since Canon began. Based on statements from Rian Johnson and a couple of others, many fans have concluded LFL doesn’t have any kind of long term roadmap or plan. In the first part we present the various comments from those involved in the story creation process indicating there is in fact a plan.
Continue reading Lucasfilm, Plans and the Creative Process – Part 1
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The Poe Dameron comic finale further underscores why I think the time skip will be measured in months, not years.
Spoilers for Poe Dameron #31
Continue reading What the Poe Dameron Finale Means for the Episode IX Time Skip
With IX in production, focus has shifted to the final installment in the Skywalker Saga. Many, if not most, expect that it will bring a close to the Skywalker storyline and the franchise will explore entirely new directions. However, a look at where we are and where we’ve come from suggests a surprising direction for the franchise.
Written by robotical712. Speaking for myself only.
Continue reading The Future of Star Wars: IX and Beyond