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New Animated STAR WARS Series To Serve As Sequel To RETURN OF THE JEDI????

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It looks like we're getting a "Star Wars" series set after the events of "Return of the Jedi." Is Lucasfilm director of fan relations Steve Sansweet talking about the animated comedy from Seth Green and that "Daily Show" writer? Will we finally get to find out what happened after the Empire's defeat -- but in the form of a sitcom? From IGN.com:
During the Q&A section of the panel, a fan said, "I would really love to see new adventures after Jedi with our favorite characters Luke, Han and Leia," to which Sansweet replied, "And you will, in the new animation."
From BestOfLuckProductions.com:
Steve Sansweet confirmed at C2E2 that LucasFilm plans to revisit the original cast of characters from Star Wars in post Return of the Jedi adventures. However, it will be in the same animated format as The Clone Wars series running today.
Also this:
Oh, there was one ominous thing he said though... not everyone who dies in sci-fi stays dead. He continued by stating we'll see what he means in 3 to 4 years.
But. But we saw Anakin, happy and wavy, with the pretty glow as the Ewoks danced. Find all of BOL’s post on the matter here. And, just to cleanse the palate, an early trailer for "Star Wars II" narrated by Harrison Ford:
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  • April 18, 2010, 8:02 p.m. CST

    Fucking sweet

    by jimbojones123

    Finally

  • April 18, 2010, 8:03 p.m. CST

    Weird

    by TheUmpireStrokesBach

    Milk it George!

  • April 18, 2010, 8:03 p.m. CST

    First?

    by secretcylon

  • April 18, 2010, 8:03 p.m. CST

    Well there goes 20 Years of EU Canon

    by Tommy999

    Unless he just means Boba Fett, cause then yes we know he didn't die, or the Emperor.. then also yup he came back too. Ah we're fucked

  • April 18, 2010, 8:04 p.m. CST

    All this is is

    by Lando Griffin

    necrophilia

  • April 18, 2010, 8:05 p.m. CST

    Sorry

    by secretcylon

    about the "first" post. I was just excited about the prospect of being first on a star wars talkback. Excited in a totally lame, pathetic, losery kind of way...

  • April 18, 2010, 8:05 p.m. CST

    What do you bet...

    by TheUmpireStrokesBach

    ...that the undead character will be Mace or some shit?

  • April 18, 2010, 8:06 p.m. CST

    Is this the comedy?

    by JKrow21

    If not, get Hamill to reprise Luke. I could care less about the EU cannon... most of it sucks and was written way before the Prequels.

  • April 18, 2010, 8:06 p.m. CST

    Is this the comedy?

    by JKrow21

    If not, get Hamill to reprise Luke. I could care less about the EU cannon... most of it sucks and was written way before the Prequels.

  • April 18, 2010, 8:06 p.m. CST

    Star Wars Continuity

    by Antz

    Is one of those things that they actually track across all media, so it would be interesting to see many of the events played out that have already been published, ie Luke goes to the dark side, the Emperor transferring to new clone bodies, death of Chewbacca etc.

  • April 18, 2010, 8:08 p.m. CST

    All the movies will be animated

    by ebolamonkey

    I can just feel it. Lucas is dying to unify it all, fix mistakes, expand storylines, and leave it in a format that can be messed with and tweaked for decades. He loves the freedom of total animation and I think he's going to pull the trigger soon.

  • April 18, 2010, 8:08 p.m. CST

    Oh god, a double post i a star wars talkback

    by JKrow21

    I should just blow my brains out now

  • April 18, 2010, 8:08 p.m. CST

    Tommy999

    by TheUmpireStrokesBach

    You're probably right. Of course it'll be Boba! That's definitely the one tit Lucas hasn't squeezed dry as of yet.

  • April 18, 2010, 8:08 p.m. CST

    i meant "in"

    by JKrow21

    *loads gun*

  • April 18, 2010, 8:09 p.m. CST

    BOBA FETT'S GOTTA EAT!

    by Wookie_Weed

    Unless Jabba returns? Or Jabba's little goblin pet? Or maybe the hot Twi'Lek chick (geezus, that's way too close to Twilight chick for my liking!) who got eaten by the Rancor? Well, the good news is Mark Hamill can still voice Luke. Dunno if Ford is up for cartoons, he's probably got a bad feeling about this. Oh, and George -- ya should've gone with my original idea mate, Boba Fett should have been a woman, an ex-flame of Solo.

  • April 18, 2010, 8:10 p.m. CST

    Important to note: not the same series as Seth Green/Matt Senrei

    by anamika

    <p>This is a completely new project, only just announced today. It will join The Clone Wars which is still in production, and the two other Star Wars series in development (the Seth Green/Matt Senreich comedy, and the live-action series).</p> <p>So that's FOUR series altogether.</p>

  • April 18, 2010, 8:11 p.m. CST

    Expect sequel non animated movies to be announced

    by Hint_of_Smegma

    ....right around the time this hits the screens. It is inevitable. It is Lucas's money grubbing destiny.

  • April 18, 2010, 8:12 p.m. CST

    It's a brand new FOURTH series

    by anamika

    <p>1: The Clone Wars</p> <p>2: Untitled Seth Green/Matt Senreich comedy</p> <p>3: Untitled ROTJ sequel series</p> <p>4: The Live-Action series</p>

  • April 18, 2010, 8:13 p.m. CST

    Betcha anything...

    by EastcoastAvenger

    Jar Jar will be thrown into the fold somehow.

  • April 18, 2010, 8:13 p.m. CST

    Boba Fett episode for next week is Sooooo Fn' good

    by BEYONDTHUNDERDOME2GIRLS1CUPBILLCOSBY

    and it's only part 1 of 3. it was on in britain already. This is awesome news, kaloo kalay

  • April 18, 2010, 8:14 p.m. CST

    don't forget the Heroes Cartoon for the younglings

    by BEYONDTHUNDERDOME2GIRLS1CUPBILLCOSBY

    that's 5

  • April 18, 2010, 8:15 p.m. CST

    EU CANON DESTROYED? FINE BY ME!

    by J-Dizzle

    The only good story arc to come out of the EU was the Thrawn trilogy. Everything else was pretty trashy, IMHO.

  • April 18, 2010, 8:18 p.m. CST

    I just don't care anymore

    by Undercover Fanboy

    Not that anyone cares that I don't care.

  • April 18, 2010, 8:20 p.m. CST

    BUST OUT DA STORMTROOPER HELMETS - TIME 2 DANCE!!!!!!

    by Annie The Pod Racer

    LANDO & NIEN'S EXCELLENT ADVENTURES!

  • April 18, 2010, 8:20 p.m. CST

    The great Star Wars television crossover is ahead.

    by jimbojones123

    I hope it is better than the Sith Zombies from the comics.

  • April 18, 2010, 8:22 p.m. CST

    Cade Skywalker in Star Wars Legacy

    by jimbojones123

    Would be an AWESOME place to pick up or the next gen of films. It is very adaptible to film and 10x better than the prequel stories.

  • April 18, 2010, 8:22 p.m. CST

    Cool. More animated (grown up) Boba Fett

    by SithMenace

    That's badass.

  • April 18, 2010, 8:24 p.m. CST

    anthony daniels gotta eat

    by Bouncy X

  • April 18, 2010, 8:26 p.m. CST

    George just announce Eps 7-9

    by umbral_shadow_

    He can still do them before he croaks as long as he gets a move on. And the character that will return from the dead is obviously Boba Fett. Although I wouldn't mind seeing that blue dancer from Jabba's palace again...

  • April 18, 2010, 8:27 p.m. CST

    clearly...

    by robertplant

    Luke must fight Darth Maul.

  • April 18, 2010, 8:30 p.m. CST

    I dont care anymore...I'm over it...

    by Jobacca

    At least thats what I keep telling myself-in reality,everytime Lucas announces a new clusterfuck I throw up in my mouth and die a little more inside.

  • April 18, 2010, 8:33 p.m. CST

    Could it be Star Wars Dark Empire?

    by TheButcher

    That would be awesome.

  • April 18, 2010, 8:34 p.m. CST

    So LucasEntertainment finally got the message

    by EyesWithoutAFace

    that fans are tired of the clone wars/prequels??

  • April 18, 2010, 8:37 p.m. CST

    Boba Fett needs to come outta the pit...

    by Boober

    a backpack misfire? ...Methinks not. OR "Dark SPIRIT" Palpatine figured out how to return like Obi did...THAT would be awesome. A Sith guided from beyond to balance the scales..."Trust your ANGER, Luke Jr..." LAF.

  • April 18, 2010, 8:38 p.m. CST

    Now, THIS I'm interested in...

    by NeoMyers

    I haven't really watched The Clone Wars and I'm not sure what to think about the live action show in whatever form that takes. But I'd like to see some post ROTJ action. And thank GOD it'll overwrite the EU... with a few minor exceptions, it's a tangled mess that only the geekiest of the geeks actually care about.

  • April 18, 2010, 8:41 p.m. CST

    WTF?

    by yubnubrocks

    Lucas taking a break from the snooze-inducing Clone Wars??? That's fucking insane!

  • April 18, 2010, 8:41 p.m. CST

    I vote for New Jedi Order!

    by jimbojones123

    Kill off Chewy I the Pilot!!! Get on with it and let the story grow a little.

  • April 18, 2010, 8:42 p.m. CST

    NJO TV with Legacy Movies to follow

    by jimbojones123

    Would be brilliant.

  • April 18, 2010, 8:49 p.m. CST

    Lucas' chance at a clean slate!

    by jimbojones123

    I pray through all my mediclamedians....

  • April 18, 2010, 8:52 p.m. CST

    Neo, I like much of the EU post ROTJ

    by jimbojones123

    What I don't like is the continuing need to tie back to the Clone Wars. Tying back to the old republic stuff from the KJ Anderson first series was great though.

  • April 18, 2010, 8:57 p.m. CST

    Dead horse.

    by Nick Michalak

    Stop beating it with a stick, Lucas. You've already shit canned the quality level of Star Wars as it is. You create three films with stories and characters that defy logic, intelligence, and decency. You know you can't write, you know you hate working with actors, and you must know you can't direct. So, WHY?! Just tell me why you keep doing this? Isn't there anything else in life your that you have any ambition, any passion for that you still want to accomplish or create before your end days?

  • April 18, 2010, 8:58 p.m. CST

    so the clone wars tv show was just a test to see

    by BEYONDTHUNDERDOME2GIRLS1CUPBILLCOSBY

    if they could make the ultimate OT series. Lucas you magnificent genius.

  • April 18, 2010, 8:58 p.m. CST

    I can get behind this!

    by Laserbrain

    If Lucas takes a largely hands off approach. <p>Oh God, who am I kidding. He'll be all over this shit like a Catholic priest. <p>Anyone for a round of title spam?

  • April 18, 2010, 9 p.m. CST

    Please God No

    by RPLocke

    Clone Wars went downhill in Season 2.

  • April 18, 2010, 9:01 p.m. CST

    first time we'll see a real mix of old and new trilogies

    by BEYONDTHUNDERDOME2GIRLS1CUPBILLCOSBY

    in film form

  • April 18, 2010, 9:03 p.m. CST

    This is beyond beating a dead horse, it's raping a dead horse

    by br1947

    and childhoods, etc...

  • April 18, 2010, 9:05 p.m. CST

    They may be taking a gander at the books...

    by AnakinsDiapers

    ..and have the emperor return. His spirit entering his own cloned body.

  • April 18, 2010, 9:06 p.m. CST

    Anyone who thinks Lucas is a genius...

    by Fah-Cue

    ... should drink a can of Drano, without chaser. I'm so DONE with him. And Spielberg. My two childhood filmmaking idols are sad, pathetic, pale images of what they once were.

  • April 18, 2010, 9:08 p.m. CST

    Maybe the Emperor Will Make A Comeback...

    by Merlin_Ambrosius

    ...via clone? Also While This sounds better than all the other ideas floating around, I'm not too keen on the animation from the Clone Wars. I'd prefer something a little smoother even if we have to settle for 2D. Hopefully the original cast would come back to voice their characters. Expecially, Luke, Leia, and Han. Also, I wonder if the Luke's new Jedi Knights will be celibate or if he will take a wife as in so many of the novelizations. I'd prefer the latter as his gene's are too precious too waste. ("The Force runs strong in your family!" And all that).

  • April 18, 2010, 9:08 p.m. CST

    and EU was GREAT before the prequels

    by br1947

    when it went horribly wrong was when they started releasing a book a month just because. Most of the early stuff had meaningful, imaginative stories. It started tanking when the Special Editions were released and went straight to hell with the Prequels.

  • April 18, 2010, 9:08 p.m. CST

    Tommy999

    by SlickyVonBoner

    I was thinking the same thing. It's like Lucas believes nothing has happened aside from the movies. (sigh)

  • April 18, 2010, 9:09 p.m. CST

    Pretty sure it's Boba Fett, not the Emperor

    by br1947

    who will sell more toys? there's your answer

  • April 18, 2010, 9:10 p.m. CST

    Besides Anakin, Yoda, Obi-Wan, & Qui Gon...

    by Merlin_Ambrosius

    ...can always appear as blue glwoing "ghosts!"

  • April 18, 2010, 9:11 p.m. CST

    Lucas is Done

    by BruceBurger

    A comedy in the style of clone wars? The freshness, inventiveness and progressiveness of the orginal starwars saga is gone. Lucas is no a corrupt old man, resembling his once ironic creation, Jaba the Hut. Like a gangster, Lucas the Hut is raping the pillaged bones of his once beloved franchise for the last morsel of creativity. In his destructivness, he is sacrificing the sanctity of the holy trinity. If his aim is to turn Star Wars into a non-relevent laughing stock among the general public, he is succeeding admirably. Like a senior citizen with a gun, his source of entertainment should mercifully be taken from him and he must be quickly and quietly retired. While Lucas the Hut may once have been a cultural luminary he is now a retarded child to be treated kindly and the be smiled at but not to be taken seriously...

  • April 18, 2010, 9:11 p.m. CST

    As long as this isn't the comedy

    by rabidfnark

    I'm in. I've enjoyed the current animated series enough and I've always wanted to see some 'new' stories (I've read some of the EU stuff, but lightsaber battles just aren't the same on the page). I just hope they don't stick to the books to tightly (wouldn't mind something completely new). But again, if anyone is thinking, "sitcom" with this...god help us...they can't be THAT out of touch can they?

  • April 18, 2010, 9:11 p.m. CST

    Boba Fett Sucks... Go Emperor!

    by Merlin_Ambrosius

    You know this to be true!

  • April 18, 2010, 9:12 p.m. CST

    Fah-Cue

    by Fa_Tass_DinoMolester

    Fuck Star Wars in its sad, sagging, poop-encrusted, clueless, useless ass. The Hobbit movies are where it's at, (assuming they ever actually happen).

  • April 18, 2010, 9:13 p.m. CST

    I'd Like to See More Double-Bladed Light Sabres...

    by Merlin_Ambrosius

    ... as well as Anakin's style of fighting with two light sabre's at once.

  • April 18, 2010, 9:13 p.m. CST

    Also I think the EU

    by SlickyVonBoner

    accounts for every year of the main characters lives up until their sixties. So, I don't know what else they can possibly done that hasn't been done. I'm fine with new characters in the Star Wars universe, as long as GOOD writers and directors are handling it.

  • April 18, 2010, 9:13 p.m. CST

    Fah-Cue, meant to open with "Amen Brother"!

    by Fa_Tass_DinoMolester

    But in the words of the guy standing next to Admiral Piett, "TOOO LAAAAAATTTE"!

  • April 18, 2010, 9:15 p.m. CST

    Just As Long as Jar Jar Stinks is Dead!

    by Merlin_Ambrosius

    Or else killed off in the first episode! That would be awesome!

  • April 18, 2010, 9:15 p.m. CST

    Darth Maul returns as metal spider!

    by umbral_shadow_

    Remember those rumors how Maul comes back in Episode 3 with his lower half as metal spider legs? Here's the chance to do it!

  • April 18, 2010, 9:15 p.m. CST

    Oh heck no!

    by Jamie McBain

  • April 18, 2010, 9:15 p.m. CST

    "Not Without my Wookie"

    by jimbojones123

  • April 18, 2010, 9:15 p.m. CST

    Does anyone care about Star Wars anymore?

    by jimmy_009

    I think it's pretty much officially of another era now and completely irrelevant.

  • April 18, 2010, 9:16 p.m. CST

    First Good Talkback In A While!

    by Merlin_Ambrosius

  • April 18, 2010, 9:16 p.m. CST

    isn't a star wars series based on the original movies

    by BEYONDTHUNDERDOME2GIRLS1CUPBILLCOSBY

    what everyone always wanted all along? is it really too late for you pissy nerds. bring this shit on!

  • April 18, 2010, 9:20 p.m. CST

    BTW, pretty sure this is referring to the sitcom...

    by Fa_Tass_DinoMolester

    if he were talking about another series, he'd say something like "a new animated series", not "THE animation", as in something we're already aware of. Besides, I think Lucas hates the original trilogy enough to actually turn it into self-parody at this point.

  • April 18, 2010, 9:24 p.m. CST

    Boba Fett in the live action series maybe

    by BEYONDTHUNDERDOME2GIRLS1CUPBILLCOSBY

  • April 18, 2010, 9:26 p.m. CST

    "Leeiiaa, you got some 'splainin' to do!"

    by rabidfnark

    Nononononononononono. Is Lucas really that far gone? I mean, okay, some of the worst parts of the prequels came from the attempts at 'comedy' or from someone being 'clever', but a Star Wars Sitcom (whether it be what they're referring to here or something else), is just going to alienate more people. I like Seth Green just fine, but really...who thinks this is a good idea? Show of hands will do... Yeah, that's what I thought.

  • April 18, 2010, 9:26 p.m. CST

    Very True, Fa_Tass_DinoMolester

    by BruceBurger

    Lucas hates the original series and wished to see it subconsiously destroyed. After all, the success of Star Wars has been a demanding mistress that has suffocated his other projects. Lucas's dreams of expensive productions for his ex-wives and his overweight daughters are dashed. As long as Star Wars lives, Lucas's dreams are dashed! Thus, In Lucas's mind, Star Wars must be destroyed!

  • April 18, 2010, 9:26 p.m. CST

    Milking it until even the most die hard fan wont touch it!

    by Saen

  • April 18, 2010, 9:27 p.m. CST

    Will it be about some Jedi kids

    by RPLocke

    The novel series has enough of that.

  • April 18, 2010, 9:32 p.m. CST

    Yoda, Darth, Emperor & Jaba!

    by Merlin_Ambrosius

    http://tinyurl.com/y7ennvs

  • April 18, 2010, 9:33 p.m. CST

    I'm starting to hate Star Wars.

    by blackmantis

    And I've been a a huge fan since the 80's...but I really don't think the world needs any more Star Wars at this point...I know I don't.

  • April 18, 2010, 9:35 p.m. CST

    Merlin

    by jimbojones123

    This is the fisrt time Star Wars fans have had hope for 1 1/4 decades. If done with the right tone, I will easily forgive all, and so will 50% of fans that are now jaded.

  • April 18, 2010, 9:37 p.m. CST

    Lucas

    by catman

    just continues to take an elephant sized dump on his so-called "legacy". Fuck him in the ear

  • April 18, 2010, 9:37 p.m. CST

    Beyond, you are right

    by jimbojones123

    We have wanted a CONTINUING story, not a "guess how we got here" story. 1 prequel movie would have been enough. Lucas knows that post ROTJ is sacred though, and that there is only one shot at it.

  • April 18, 2010, 9:40 p.m. CST

    Star Wars can survive the Joel Schumacher era

    by jimbojones123

    And it is not for the Nolanlike rebirth!

  • April 18, 2010, 9:45 p.m. CST

    "3 to 4 years."

    by rabidfnark

    Well, hopefully, we'll all be dead. If this is a sitcom, then I'm kinda rootin' for the Mayans right now.

  • April 18, 2010, 9:46 p.m. CST

    BruceBurger

    by Fa_Tass_DinoMolester

    I wouldn't be at all surprised if this is how Lucas felt, even if he doesn't realize it. In any interview with Lucas from about 1978-1985, Lucas claims he just views SW as a way to fund his Ranch, which would be a haven for small, independent filmmaking. As you've said, look how that turned out. Lucas spent so much time on SW that his wife ran off with the interior decorator. Definitely some issues there!

  • April 18, 2010, 9:47 p.m. CST

    Can we just drop all the animated shit

    by RPLocke

    And concentrate on the live action series? He only announced that in 2005. It's 5 effing years later, and nothing.

  • April 18, 2010, 9:48 p.m. CST

    EU "canon"

    by TheHumanBurrito

    If it wasn't in the movies, it isn't "canon", pure and simple. Not like the EU stuff bothered to keep it canonical within itself anyway.<p>Hey, remember that one EU about the thing that was just like a Death Star but bigger and with a different name, or that one with the superpowerful army that were just like stormtroopers but different, or that one where there was another emperor but more powerful? FUCK YEAH. Good times, really groundbreaking stuff.

  • April 18, 2010, 9:49 p.m. CST

    And just for the record,

    by rabidfnark

    I'm on board with the done right=forgiveness thing. I won't hold a grudge if this turns out awesome. It's what we all want I imagine.

  • April 18, 2010, 9:51 p.m. CST

    While we're on the subject

    by Fa_Tass_DinoMolester

    of deranged sci-fi visionaries, I still can't grasp how Roddenberry could produce three seasons of Star Trek: TOS and two of TAS, all of which included at least one phaser or fist fight an episode, then totally fuck up The Motion Picture because "There was never any conflict in 'Star Trek'". What the hell is the matter with these people?!?!

  • April 18, 2010, 9:53 p.m. CST

    Human - Movie novelizations are canon too.

    by jimbojones123

    Lucas seems to have wanted to work against EU with prequels. Too bad that means too many crappy and pointless Clone Wars novels.

  • April 18, 2010, 9:55 p.m. CST

    If any one should have a spin-off

    by Kraven Morehead

    It's Bib Fortuna. He's Jabba's administrative asst in Return of the Jedi, though I bet I'm not the only one who knew that. Anywho, it could chronicle how he went back home after Jabba died to live with his dad and brother like on "Frazier". I'm surprised it hasn't already been done now that I see the words before me now.

  • April 18, 2010, 9:56 p.m. CST

    Fa, I will admit that TPM might be a hair better

    by jimbojones123

    Than Trek 1. Just slightly.

  • April 18, 2010, 9:57 p.m. CST

    noooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

    by ORIONgods

    oooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

  • April 18, 2010, 9:59 p.m. CST

    Bib after Jabba from Wookiepedia

    by jimbojones123

    As Jabba's sail barge exploded, Fortuna escaped on a private skiff and returned to the palace to take over. He fought a small battle over the remainder of Jabba's possessions, and was the apparent winner. However, soon the mysterious B'omarr Monks who inhabited the cellars removed his brain from his body and placed it in a spider-droid walker, much as the monks themselves used. For years Fortuna went on in madness.[8] Six months after the events at Endor, a Twi'lek by the name of Firith Olan received Fortuna's messages that he'd been secretly sending and arrived on Tatooine to claim Jabba's treasures. Olan uncovered clues that an Imperial Agent by the name of Lirin Banolt knew of the final location of the missing Strike-class medium cruiser, the Eidolon. Olan knew that if he were to take possession of the ship, his personal power would increase greatly. However, the Eidolon was a fake—Sate Pestage had a fake built and destroyed it while in hyperspace. The real purpose of the Eidolon was a hidden base on Tatooine which Pestage could escape to. Olan used Fortuna's computer skills to unlock the location of various weapons caches scattered over Tatooine and was able to take control of at least 64 TIE Interceptors. Rogue Squadron had been tasked by Admiral Ackbar with investigating events on Tatooine and uncovered the plot while enjoying the hospitality of Huff Darklighter. By this time, the Imperials began poking around led by Marl Semtin and destroyed Olan's TIE's. Olan tried to hide on Ryloth from his enemies and tried to abandon Fortuna on the planet but he was able to stow away on Wedge Antilles' ship and return to Tatooine. Marl Semtin was tasked with securing the Eidolon Base and capturing Olan—he planned to put Olan in charge of the base given his underworld connections. Rogue Squadron attacked Eidolon Base, Olan panicked and Semtin stabbed him. Olan fled the base but ran right into Fortuna outside who took the wounded Twi'lek back to Jabba's Palace. He somehow managed to convince the monks to place his brain in the body of Olan, using the same techniques that got him in the walker in the first place.[9] Then with Olan's resources at his disposal along with the credits he embezzled from Jabba over the years, Fortuna began rebuilding Jabba's criminal empire, and was able to continue on in the criminal underworld.

  • April 18, 2010, 10:01 p.m. CST

    it's called tales of the new republic,

    by DarthBlart

    here's the trailer. http://tinyurl.com/2fqb7u

  • April 18, 2010, 10:01 p.m. CST

    Dear george lucas

    by ORIONgods

    I still love you. but im getting tired of star wars now, go do something else for a while plz

  • April 18, 2010, 10:08 p.m. CST

    Sounds like fun<p>Long as it ain't comedy<p>Next?

    by StarWarsRedux

  • April 18, 2010, 10:08 p.m. CST

    How about an Indiana Jones series?

    by RPLocke

    No live action, but an animated one would be great.

  • April 18, 2010, 10:16 p.m. CST

    Darth Maul returns as metal spider!

    by umbral_shadow_

    Remember those rumors how Maul comes back in Episode 3 with his lower half as metal spider legs? Here's the chance to do it!

  • April 18, 2010, 10:20 p.m. CST

    Qui-Gon, Obi-Wan and Anakin in: "Two and a Half Jedi"

    by DrHugoZHackenbush

    If the Green/Seinreich comedy series is like "Robot Chicken:Star Wars," then I'm all over it. Otherwise, the best thing to come out of the prequels has been redlettermedia's reviews. Can't wait for his "Revenge of the Sith" review!

  • April 18, 2010, 10:25 p.m. CST

    EU and this

    by Alientoast

    I'm sure they won't totally ignore the EU. Mara Jade will probably appear, since she was so popular. Boba Fett is a given. And they will probably do something with the Palpetine clone.

  • April 18, 2010, 10:26 p.m. CST

    Mark Hamill

    by TheLeader

    ...should be able to Luke's voice, which would be awesome. He's been doing voice-over work for years now...possibly all leading towards this!

  • April 18, 2010, 10:28 p.m. CST

    Trust Lucas.. it's about the fans.

    by Sicuv Uyall

    Never thought they would make Star Wars again. It's been 27 years since a Star Wars movie has been out, and I'm sure Lucas would never mess this new one up. Also, what about Indiana Jones? Is he gonna get with Spielberg sometime and make a follow-up to 1989's great Last Crusade?.. hurry, Harrison is getting old!!

  • April 18, 2010, 10:31 p.m. CST

    I just assumed that Mark Hamill as Luke

    by rabidfnark

    Was a forgone conclusion. i mean...who else would you get? The guy's great. Despite Heath Ledger's Dynamic performance, Hamill is still the greatest Joker to ever walk the earth.

  • April 18, 2010, 10:37 p.m. CST

    Thrawn adaptation has been begged for years

    by Tall_Boy66

    Animated adaptation of the Thrawn trilogy. Mark it down.

  • April 18, 2010, 10:38 p.m. CST

    Of course the adventures of Jacen, Jania & Anakin Solo

    by Tall_Boy66

    Would be a little bittersweet considering all but one of them bite it in the end and one of them turns into a Sith.

  • April 18, 2010, 10:43 p.m. CST

    What I'm trying to say is....

    by Sicuv Uyall

    Why does anyone even give a shit??? Robot Chicken and Family Guy tributes were amusing, but can we leave it at that? Maybe by moving on, Lucas will be forced to find other creative avenues.. he's got the tools, he just needs to be more inventive.

  • April 18, 2010, 10:44 p.m. CST

    But Anakin Solo isn't in the Thrawn trilogy

    by Tall_Boy66

    The guy who wrote Dark Empire, which takes place a year after the Thrawn books, really kind of threw it for a loop. Because the New Republic strikes back and beats back Thrawn's resurgence and then, hey, what the fuck? Imperials take over Courscant? Imperial civil war?! Clone Emperor! Leia a fully-functioning Jedi and pregnant with another kid?! All of the Solo kids were mentioned but they bumped off Anakin solo to make it less confusing, and there are barely any references to the Clone Emperor, aside from a latter-era Timothy Zhan novel where Mara Jade (probably acting as the writer's mouthpiece) all but spits at the notion.

  • April 18, 2010, 11:02 p.m. CST

    True we saw Ghost Anakin, but...

    by Cinemanimetal

    All we saw was the Emperor fall down a big hole! Haha if Luke could survive maybe he did too! Just imagine he falls into one of those tubes like Luke and gets rescued at the last second by another Sith! Or maybe he was talking about spider-legs Darth Maul! It's about time he finally surfaced!

  • April 18, 2010, 11:02 p.m. CST

    Fuck EU continuity

    by ShiftyEyedDog2

    <br><br>Seriously, it's not canon anyway, so why care if it doesnt line up? Quit yer bitchin'!<br>Plus the fact that about 75% of EU stuff is shit. I'm all for this new animated follow-up to Jedi.<br><br>

  • April 18, 2010, 11:04 p.m. CST

    Hammil, Fisher and Williams voices

    by nexxus7

    If those three could be brought back (doubt they could get Harrison Ford), and the CGI animation style was more hyperrealistic than Clone Wars--preferably along the lines of Final Fantasy--the series could be amazing. I could even see a theatrical release to kick it off and fund the entire project. In which case Ford might very well voice Han. James Earl Jones could even voice Vader in flashback sequences.

  • April 18, 2010, 11:07 p.m. CST

    CHRIST, LET IT DIE ALREADY!

    by Darth_Kaos

    It's bad enough my childhood was rapped by the prequels, and the last clone wars series was some the worst TV ever. Now, good old George wants to continue the rapid ass pounding by following up with some stupid ass shit following ROTJ.<br><br> I used to consider myself a Star Wars fan, now I might have to reconsider. FUCK YOU GEORGE LUCAS!

  • April 18, 2010, 11:07 p.m. CST

    I don't see why people get upity on what is and isn't canon

    by Tall_Boy66

    I don't get it. If it's got a damn label of Star Wars on it, it "happened", as much as anything in a fictional universe can "happen". Same thing with Star Trek. I will admit to anything that gets changed in a live-action production supersedes what happens in spin-off materiel, that's just a given. But if it isn't referenced or a subsequent book or comic or whatever has a work around? I'm all for it. So, following the logic and to use Star Trek as an example: in my head, yes, the Star Trek crew did run into the X-Men. They just don't talk about it very much.

  • April 18, 2010, 11:11 p.m. CST

    People hung up on canon

    by RPLocke

    Let it go. That's what ruined Star Trek so much they had to erase it and do a movie set in a new timeline. Star Wars is NOT some shitty EU book.

  • April 18, 2010, 11:17 p.m. CST

    George Lucas has learned...

    by JethroBodine

    George Lucas has learned that in his decaying fanbase there is still a group large enough that would gladly pay to see him pop a turd in his mouth, squeeze it back out through his teeth, and still call him "GREAT". And until his fans start demanding better of him, he'll do whatever he feels like doing, turds and all. $$$TURDZ$$$ ...hell, on second thought, I might pay to see that one. George if you're out there, I've got a "treatment" for ya....

  • April 18, 2010, 11:18 p.m. CST

    Holy Ground, Highlander!!

    by Chief Joseph

    Oh God, no. Do whatever the hell you want in the PT timeline George. Hey, why not do Clone Wars for the third time? Just back away from the OT, Mr. Lucas!

  • April 18, 2010, 11:21 p.m. CST

    How much more can we take

    by Thurston_one

    before everyone figures out that, yes, Star Wars was a fucking horrible thing for creativity and cinema. Lucas' actions continue to be a perfect microcosm for the continued slow death of originality in Hollywood. Really quite sad considering how wonderful and groundbreaking the original movie truly was. But I think I'm ready to time travel back to '69-'75 when blockbusters were talky depression fests and the protagonists died in the 3rd reel.

  • April 18, 2010, 11:22 p.m. CST

    George's Ultimate Plan

    by georgecauldron

    New generations of fans have been acquired via the prequels. Use the Clone Wars CGI series to keep interest in Star Wars. Continue to tease the live-action tv show and other series. As mounting interest grows, announce a new 7-9 trilogy that he will produce and provide a story, but not direct. Cash continues to flow in. More generations of Star Wars fans added via new trilogy. More cash flows in.

  • April 18, 2010, 11:33 p.m. CST

    My old action figures will be worthless

    by Chief Joseph

    soon. I should have sold them back in 1999 when Star Wars fever was at its peak before TPM came out. George is doing everything he can to lower their value.

  • April 18, 2010, 11:38 p.m. CST

    Five

    by the_box_drone

    Is everyone forgetting about the "galactic heroes" based kiddy shit, or was that (please) just an early april fools joke that got out of hand? - 1) Clone Wars 2) Animated comedy thing 3) Galactic Heroes Kiddy thing 4) Live Action - So that would make 5 in total if this is seperate from the kiddy thing (and I dearly hope so, because it's the only one that sounds at all interesting to me).

  • April 18, 2010, 11:39 p.m. CST

    I'm Willing to Give Him the Benfit of the Doubt....

    by Merlin_Ambrosius

    Providing he gives the director of The Empire Strikes Back, Irvin Kershner, creative control!

  • April 18, 2010, 11:40 p.m. CST

    If only that were true...

    by the_box_drone

    "Star Wars is NOT some shitty EU book." - I take it this means you don't count or didn't watch the prequel trilogy?

  • April 18, 2010, 11:47 p.m. CST

    THX-1138

    by TheUmpireStrokesBach

    There's still milk in that old tit as well George! Squeeze it!

  • April 19, 2010, 12:14 a.m. CST

    You lost me at "sitcom"

    by Nerd Rage

    If I want to watch something funny that's Star Wars related I'll watch Plinkett's prequel reviews on youtube.

  • April 19, 2010, 12:25 a.m. CST

    Fire Giant Boob-Nipple Gun ....

    by alpeter3

    Bweh heh heh ha ha ha!!!

  • April 19, 2010, 12:25 a.m. CST

    Are you people fucking SLOW?

    by FuckAUserName

    George Lucas is a business man first and foremost and Star Wars is his damn bread and butter. Yes Star Wars is much more than that to many people but the financial motivations for continuing to "milk" Star Wars should be pretty clear. I'm not sure any of you even realize how repetitive you sound. With EVERY Star Wars article on this board comes a steady steam of half-ass knee jerk reactions to projects. "Beating a dead horse", Money grubbing George the Devil Lucas, Enough with Star Wars...bla bla bla...You guys completely write off everything without even an ounce of consideration or a second of thought that it might actually be entertaining. I don't understand who in their right mind would think that someone as business minded as Lucas is would sit on a property like Star Wars and DO NOTHING WITH IT?

  • April 19, 2010, 12:28 a.m. CST

    I can't get excited for any future Star Wars projects

    by Nerd Rage

    Those nerves are long dead from being burned in the past.

  • April 19, 2010, 12:29 a.m. CST

    Hope it's good

    by cylon_conspiracy

    <p>I haven't followed the Clone Wars because I'm over the prequel era. But I have no problem with the visual style or the concept... just really tired of pre-ANH stories. This live action series seems like a big tease but I've been putting all my hope in Star Wars into that... but I'm not convinced it's going to actually happen.</p> <p>I read a lot of the EU pre NJO and while I have fond memories of those books, I have no problem with scrapping the whole thing. Just say it was an "alternate" universe and be done with it. I'd much rather see GL's take on the future of the old characters. Even if it ends up not being that great, it's his story, he should be the one to tell the "official" story of how their lives end up after destroying the Second Death Star.</p> <p>But I have to agree with the previous poster who mentioned Cade Skywalker. The Legacy series is THE best SW out right now, hands down. It's adult-oriented (Cade is luke's grandson, and he has a drug problem), with a great script, and it does a very cool twist on the previous SW universe. I collect it in the trades. It is currently the only SW I bother with, and has been ever since I started reading it a year ago.

  • April 19, 2010, 12:38 a.m. CST

    Legacy is great...what's up with the live action show?

    by YoyodynePropulsionSystems

    Is the dark times live action show dead in the water?

  • April 19, 2010, 12:38 a.m. CST

    I'd consider this Series an "EU Reboot"...

    by FuckAUserName

    Granted we currently know zero details but making an educated guess there's only so far they can take the story. I'd say they may take the basic outline of what we've already seen in the Post ROTJ EU and expand certain aspects, while other bits and pieces may be changed completely. I never liked the idea of killing off Chewie.

  • April 19, 2010, 12:44 a.m. CST

    It's called integrity!

    by CeejayNightwing

    Thats what stops art becoming franchise fodder. Sure Lucas is a businessman but he started as an artist with an ideal. he has more money than he could spend, he doesn't need to make any more Star Wars but he continues to repackage it for another cheap sale simply because he no longer cares for it as art, it's merely a franchise to him. Compare SW with LOTR, The Tolkien books have been around longer and are amongst the most popular books in history. The Tolkien Estate have not treated it as a Franchise to be sold and resold in as many labels as possible the way Lucas has with Star Wars. They've treated the art with respect and it's maintained its integrity for over 50 years! SW lost its integrity the minute Lucas made Return of the Jedi and those spin off Ewok movies. Since then its been game to make anything and just stick the SW title on it and call it canon becasue he knows there's always some idiot fanboy who'll pay to see it and thousands more who moan but still see it just becasue it's Star Wars.

  • April 19, 2010, 12:44 a.m. CST

    Lucas doesn't have to MILK Star Wars anymore

    by RPLocke

    With his companies, ILM, Skywalker Ranch, Skywalker Sound, etc, he is probably doing this because he doesn't want to make another movie.

  • April 19, 2010, 12:48 a.m. CST

    If history is any indication...

    by Nerd Rage

    you know what Lucas is going to do. After all the pent up anticipation for Luke going to the dark side and Han Solo's kid, Lucas is going to focus on Ewok characters. The same way he squeezed Jar Jar in the prequels to hook kids. Go ahead and deny it's possible. He's going to fuck the fans in the ass again. Just you wait and see.

  • April 19, 2010, 12:48 a.m. CST

    Episode 7 "Keeping up with the Calrissians"

    by naughty pirate

    This is what lays ahead for star wars - Lando retires to cloud city to spend time with his daughters who spend all his credits on shopping and new speeders, guest apperances from Jar Jar as a gay sore clerk and lobot as Kim Calrissians personal butler

  • April 19, 2010, 12:48 a.m. CST

    Why are fanboys suprised

    by spike fan

    No matter how bad something is you slap a Starwars label on it some poor fool will pay money for it.I dont actually blame Lucas for doing this after all if people paid money for any half arsed shit we would keep selling it would we not???? Also it keeps yes men like Mcullum in jobs who is gonna hirer them after the shit they produced in the prequels

  • April 19, 2010, 12:54 a.m. CST

    Milk dat cow

    by Se7en

    Milkit George.. milkit !

  • April 19, 2010, 1 a.m. CST

    CeejayNightwing

    by FuckAUserName

    CeejayNightwing I get what you are saying and certainly can agree on many of your points. It's not my intention to defend shitty PT movies, weak video games, and Luke Skywalker underoos. However it's simply not realistic to suggest that George Lucas should have sat on his hands and not touched his own universe for the last 35 years simply because some fans don't like anything past ESB. That is insane. The Clone Wars series is pretty cool and this new post-rotj series has a lot of potential. There have also been some respectable SW games and books over the years. And for everything else SW related that either you or I might dislike there are a million fans who will buy it up. There is a clearly a demand for this product. If you choose to see SW as art that is respectable, however I would just suggest ignoring everything else. Believe me the SW legacy is NOT in the overly dramatic toilet that people on this board would have you believe.

  • April 19, 2010, 1:02 a.m. CST

    Milking the fans was always the goal

    by Nerd Rage

    You think Lucas secured the merchandising before A New Hope was released as a precaution. That motherfucker could smell the nerd money way back then. He used his fertile imagination to build the biggest cash cow in media history. Businessman since day one.

  • April 19, 2010, 1:02 a.m. CST

    The Clone Wars series is abysmal

    by RPLocke

    This whole year was supposed to be the Bounty Hunters year. Really, cause all I saw was Cad Bane and he was in three episode. And now Boba Fett is FINALLY in an episode, but guess what, it's a season ender episode. Gee thanks.

  • April 19, 2010, 1:06 a.m. CST

    LMAO @ the excessive milking references.

    by FuckAUserName

    I may be wrong but last I checked George Lucas wasn't sending out hired goons to make you guys purchase special edition DVD Box sets and breaking into your homes and forcing you to watch Clone Wars cartoons. Maybe some of you are just asking to be milked?

  • April 19, 2010, 1:12 a.m. CST

    Star Wars Fan

    by palpeedude

    What defines a Star Wars Fan? Someone who watches every episode or movie that comes out and breaks it down for discussion. Critique or not. If you are watching then you are a FAN! That goes for all you who bash everything George Lucas or Star Wars. I wish you would just admit it and stop pretending you don't like it. Woo Hoo!! Every film and episode of the Clone Wars rocks! Keep it up George... please bring on more!!!

  • April 19, 2010, 1:14 a.m. CST

    Clone Wars is fine...

    by AndoSoundsLikeAMong

    For what it is. In fact, I find it better than expected. The main thing letting it down are undoubtedly the scripts; the dialogue is uniformly flat, just terrible, but then none of the films sparkle in that regard either. <p>You also have events within the Clone Wars feeling redundant in the bigger picture; we all know where most of these characters are going, and how they get there. <p>But the ideas for many of the episodes are excellent, and the battles are varied and top-notch for TV. They do a great job of rotating through a variety of characters and the clones themselves are great. I do get a kick out of thinking that these are the guys who will turn and kill all the Jedi. <p>Just like with the prequals, if you can't extract any enjoyment from them at all you can always go back to watching the countless other high-production value sci-fi series out there... go on then...!

  • April 19, 2010, 1:21 a.m. CST

    LUCAS MUST ANIMATE A NEW HOPE!

    by FastEddie8139

    Then Greedo can shoot Han, beat him with a club, put nipple clamps on him, and sodomize him, before Han meekly slaps him across the mouth. This is the ONLY way that George's true vision can be achieved.

  • April 19, 2010, 1:22 a.m. CST

    No fan asks to be milked

    by Nerd Rage

    Lucas puts out a lower quality product to keep the fans coming back for more. It's like a drug dealer who hooks a coke-head with uncut product and then as time progresses dilutes the cocaine more and more to make a bigger profit. The coke-head keeps coming back hoping the next hit will be as good as the first.

  • April 19, 2010, 1:31 a.m. CST

    Nerd Rage

    by RPLocke

    Why do fans rack on Lucas when they buy the shitty books?

  • April 19, 2010, 1:38 a.m. CST

    Clone Wars this season has been differently interesting

    by Tall_Boy66

    Basically so far every episode or so they've been doing a different genre and slapping a Star Wars frame around it. There was an "Aliens" style episode with Genosians which led into a "Thing" style episode with Geonosian brain slugs, they've done a Kirosawa riff (again, it's a thing in Lucas productions) with a Seven Samurai, they've done palace intrigue political thrillers, they've done a submarine movie in space, they've even done giant monster movies. The series is pretty cool now that they've got a handle on it, which seems to be "What genre can we warp Star Wars into this week?"

  • April 19, 2010, 1:40 a.m. CST

    Nerd Rage crackonomics 101

    by FuckAUserName

    Your drug dealer analogy doesn't really function on any level because SW fans are far too diverse. Surprisingly there actually ARE people out there who enjoy the PT as much as or even more than the OT. For your analogy to hold water you'd have to say everything SW related after some imaginary point became inherently BAD for most everyone - and that's impossible to claim. Also, a serious substance addiction is a bit of a stretch when comparing it to people who just happen to like some popular sci-fi flicks.

  • April 19, 2010, 1:41 a.m. CST

    'Cause, at it's core, Star Wars is just cinematic larceny

    by Tall_Boy66

    I mean that in a good way. Every Star Wars movie takes bits and pieces of various genres and smashes it into a Star Wars frame, but those are really just for individual scenes or maybe something like a set or a style. but with Clone Wars taking a different genre about each week, it gives it a chance to really delve into how you can do Genre X in a certain framework. It's all a hellova lot better than the movie they put out, that's for darn sure!

  • April 19, 2010, 1:45 a.m. CST

    Ooteenee!

    by Denty420

    Leave it. Just... leave it.

  • April 19, 2010, 1:46 a.m. CST

    Tall_Boy66

    by FuckAUserName

    I agree. I actually give a shit about the clones in the cartoon series more than the CG clones from the films. I'm a huge SW fan but even I thought that was impossible. Anakin & many of the other characters come off more likable and human. Even the rigid and overly sterile Jedi order is fleshed out more. Clone Wars is also an awesome opportunity to tidy up loose ends. I only hope the series doesn't lose steam as it progresses.

  • April 19, 2010, 1:51 a.m. CST

    Toooooooooooo Sooooooooooooon

    by NippleEffect

    Seriously like 20 - 25 years too late for this<p> But you keep on repainting and retouching and rereleasing those original canvases lucas<p> That's what your good at

  • April 19, 2010, 1:53 a.m. CST

    I meant the Clone Wars series is better than the CW movie

    by Tall_Boy66

    the Clone Wars movie was an oversize pilot episode with a really badly imagined main villain, Ziro the Hutt, that might have played better on TV, but pilot episodes for TV series, aside from like Lost and Enterprise (which "Broken Bow" was probably the best damn episode of the seires), are usually pretty bad and lame. But the series has picked up the slack from the Clone Wars movie and is now running a lot smoother and not as awkward. I even like Ashoka now, which is crazy because she irritated the hell out of me in the film and the early episodes. Maybe I just got used to her.

  • April 19, 2010, 1:55 a.m. CST

    But the Clone Wars movie did have Christopher Lee

    by Tall_Boy66

    Sure, it was just his voice but it was more screentime Christopher Lee had as Dooku than in either Ep. 2 or 3, so I guess that gives the movie an advantage. The guy they got for the Clone Wars series is still pretty damn good, but Christopher Frickin' Lee's voice is Christopher Frickin' Lee's voice. He even made the dragon fight in Alice and Wonderland cooler with only, like, 2 lines or something.

  • April 19, 2010, 1:57 a.m. CST

    Remember that movie with Jim Carey & Kate Winslet...

    by ToMonicker

    And it was actually kind of good? What was it called? Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. <p> Yeah, sometimes, I think, I'd like to get all of the Prequels and ancillary shit erased. <p> Gesso over that canvas and start anew. There was some okay stuff in the EU that I remember, but really I doubt it'd be missed much. <p> That comedy talkback brought me tears of hilarity, but I doubt that magic can be mined again either.

  • April 19, 2010, 2:01 a.m. CST

    CW movie...

    by FuckAUserName

    I don't recall hating it as much as I thought I would, but I do remember disliking many parts. Ashoka's cutesy/kiddiness has been toned down and the series has found its way since GL stepped back from it imo. One thing I don't think GL ever got was that kids WILL like characters and want the damn toys even if said characters are bad-ass adults. With creations such as Jar Jar I don't know what market he was going after. Perhaps the idiot market.

  • April 19, 2010, 2:06 a.m. CST

    @ Tallboy, agree with you on Ashoka

    by ToMonicker

    Hated her at first too, and except for that lame saber hunt episode, she actually adds much needed texture to the show. <p> Darkly, I was so hoping she would get airlocked in that Bane episode, as it would really be an important nudge for Anakin's turn, but even as I thought it, I knew they'd never do it for many reasons. <p> I know it's just a Toy Ad but in many ways it really HAS been better than any of the Prequels.

  • April 19, 2010, 2:09 a.m. CST

    Ashoka's demise...

    by FuckAUserName

    .....is imminent. I hope it plays out well and takes place shortly before the events of ROTS. Perhaps Dooku could take her out? That would add much more weight to the Anakin/Dooku opening battle in ep. 3.

  • April 19, 2010, 2:12 a.m. CST

    Anyone...

    by TheUmpireStrokesBach

    remember that interview with Kurtz where he virtually pinpoints the moment when George just went..."good enough"? I'd recommend searching it out, it's a fascinating read.

  • April 19, 2010, 2:14 a.m. CST

    Ashoka won't die

    by RPLocke

    No one big in Star Wars dies, so I bet she hides out during Order 66, so they can bring her back in the new animated series, or live action series.

  • April 19, 2010, 2:28 a.m. CST

    Ashoka either dies, gets fired, or becomes a full Jedi

    by Tall_Boy66

    Her getting bounced from the Jedi order would be the easiest way to explain why she isn't in the films and Anakin doesn't mention her or seem very perturbed about her not being there. I have a weird feeling the final episode of Clone Wars will synch up with the ending of Revenge of the Sith and she's just popping in and out of the background ala Tag and Bink are Dead. Maybe she has a showdown with Anakin at the Jedi Temple during Order 66 and the series ends with a throwdown between them where she either bites it or escapes, showing a hint of Anakin still having good in him. Some people speculated Dooku killed her off, which would explain Anakin executing him, but I've always bought that moment without any extra reason other than "because Palpatine told him too".

  • April 19, 2010, 2:46 a.m. CST

    Of course Boba Fett. But what if ... Yoda?

    by Chuck_Chuckwalla

    Nah, they wouldn't go that far ... would they?

  • April 19, 2010, 2:55 a.m. CST

    yoda....becomes one with the force...

    by FuckAUserName

    ...boba became one with the sarlaac pit. So Boba's the more likely candidate to return. GL even commented on the ROTJ commentary that he thought about including a scene showing Boba escaping.

  • April 19, 2010, 3:10 a.m. CST

    Just fuck off and die, George.

    by BiggusDickus

  • April 19, 2010, 3:14 a.m. CST

    You bitches will all buy the DVDs anyway.

    by V'Shael

    Lucas owns your souls.

  • April 19, 2010, 3:54 a.m. CST

    to think folk bitch about Harrison Ford's narration...

    by newc0253

    ...on the original theatrical release of Blade Runner<p> that's frakking Shakespeare compared to his voicever on that trailer. Holy Christ, what were they thinking?

  • April 19, 2010, 3:55 a.m. CST

    They have to use EU

    by Drsambeckett1984

  • April 19, 2010, 3:57 a.m. CST

    Clone Wars kinda uses EU

    by Drsambeckett1984

    Loads of aliens and planets on there are never even seen in the movies!

  • April 19, 2010, 4:08 a.m. CST

    The Emperor, not Anakin

    by DC Films

    They need an antagonist and the Emperor fits the bill.

  • April 19, 2010, 4:21 a.m. CST

    V'Shael

    by Drsambeckett1984

    You're right about that, Lucas owns my soul.

  • April 19, 2010, 4:47 a.m. CST

    Pimp My Droid?

    by alan_poon

  • April 19, 2010, 5:17 a.m. CST

    Needs more Jawas.

    by buggerbugger

    But then again, doesn't everything?

  • April 19, 2010, 5:33 a.m. CST

    All This Fucking Whining

    by SminkyPinky

    Seriously. Shut the fuck up. If you don't like it, ignore it. I hate Clone Wars, I tend to ignore it. Simple as. That old chestnut, "Let it die". Why? People still enjoy it, in whatever form. Star Wars will not just shrivel up and die because it's become something you pathetic, intolerant shits don't like. When I get annoyed at something new in SW, I remember the films I saw when I was a kid. The ones I can still watch now. On DVD. Untouched. They are out there to buy, you know. And SW is a US movie phenomenon. And I'm sure most of you being from the US, why they fuck are you complaining about someone making money off of it? Lucas is no worse than any of the big studios out there who continually remake classic films, pillaging their libraries and endlessly releasing their own "special editions" on DVD to fill the shelves in Tesco and WalMart. No one is forcing ANY of you to buy into any if it. No one. And yet you continue to whine and complain as though it's your god given right to dicate what it should be. And you wish death on the person who created it in the first place? That is fucking disgusting. Seriously. Drew McWeeny's recent post on all of thie victim culture bullshit is spot on. IF YOU DON'T LIKE IT THEN GO AND DO SOMETHING ELSE AND LEAVE IT TO THE PEOPLE WHO DO LIKE IT. Absolutely pathetic, whinging infantile cretins.

  • April 19, 2010, 6:03 a.m. CST

    Here We Go Again

    by Crow3711

    I'm not whiner, and I don't really care one way or the other, it doesn't affect me anymore, I just don't care....but this sounds fucking stupid. I don't want to know what happens after. We wanted to know what happened before...and look where that got us. Somehow, this animated series will find a way to make everything in the OT pointless, and then change the perspective making everything saw not really what we thought we were seeing...and george will have finally ruined all of star wars. Not that I care. Just saying...not cool, georgie. This is gonna get ugly.

  • April 19, 2010, 6:33 a.m. CST

    Ruined

    by SminkyPinky

    Ruined? How can it be ruined? just ignore it and enjoy what you enjoy. I cannot understand if folks are not able to enjoy a film from the past because of a modern extension or spin off. I don't especially like a lot of the new stuff but I don't let it get in the way of what I enjoyed back then and still do to this day.

  • April 19, 2010, 6:57 a.m. CST

    I have a bad feeling about this....

    by JamesT

    Star Wars and comedy should not even be in the same damn sentence.

  • April 19, 2010, 6:58 a.m. CST

    SminkyPinky is correct

    by kwisatzhaderach

  • April 19, 2010, 7:15 a.m. CST

    JamesT

    by SminkyPinky

    This is not about the Seth Green show. This is someting else.

  • April 19, 2010, 7:26 a.m. CST

    this doesnt sound right

    by DioxholsterReturns

    why a comedy? why?

  • April 19, 2010, 7:32 a.m. CST

    They are trying to keep Star Wars relevent

    by DioxholsterReturns

    until another trilogy pops up.

  • April 19, 2010, 7:47 a.m. CST

    cartoon 7-9 means no live action 7-9

    by johnnyg korrupt

    Think about it. If he shows us what happens after Return in cartoon form he aint gonna go film the same shit live action then is he? he'd be rehashing the same story. And if the cartoon is 10 years after....what drama would the live action 7-9 bring when you know what the future holds for them. Im wanting more live action films not cartoons. I miss the anticipation of new star wars films, lining up for them, the atmosphere. That was part of it all

  • April 19, 2010, 7:54 a.m. CST

    Live action takes place after Revenge of Sith.

    by DioxholsterReturns

    thats whyyyyyyyyyyyy.

  • April 19, 2010, 7:56 a.m. CST

    although live action wouldve been great if it were Post-ROTJ

    by DioxholsterReturns

    so we can start over not knowing whats gonna happen in the end. it kinda sucks to have a prequel series where we already know WHATS GONNA HAPPEN! hope Star Wars is done like ROME or SPARTACUS instead of BSG or even SGU. coz its not that type of story i think.

  • April 19, 2010, 7:57 a.m. CST

    Adventures of Han Solo?

    by DioxholsterReturns

  • April 19, 2010, 7:58 a.m. CST

    what sucks is that live action will not have much Jedi

    by DioxholsterReturns

    if none at all.

  • April 19, 2010, 8 a.m. CST

    STAR WARS + ROME = BEST SHOW EVER!

    by DioxholsterReturns

  • April 19, 2010, 8:08 a.m. CST

    but what about the events between

    by punto

    the first clone wars and the second clone wars? we need an animated series that covers that!

  • April 19, 2010, 8:24 a.m. CST

    The Emperor and Boba Fett are the ones who don't stay dead

    by alienindisguise

    I'm interested in seeing what they do with it since some of the books post Jedi have been pretty cool but if this will strictly be a sitcom it could be the final nail in Star Wars stupidity. If the original actors don't do the voices I'll say fuck it.

  • April 19, 2010, 8:27 a.m. CST

    I have an episode title idea.

    by Smashing

    "Dewback before dark" no idea what it is about but what a title!

  • April 19, 2010, 8:31 a.m. CST

    This is so fucking lame

    by DARTH VOODOO

    Stop this before it starts.

  • April 19, 2010, 8:46 a.m. CST

    Easiest, most no-brainer ratings/revenue generator ever...

    by BurnHollywood

    Start serializing the post-Original Trilogy EU stories, starting with Zahn's Thrawn Trilogy, or even Dark Horse's Dark Empire. Doesn't matter how...CG, cel-animation, live action, whatever.<p> The stories are written, the canon is worked out, and not only will you bait in the fans who would love to see their favorite novels and scenes come to life, newbies will rush out to buy up the older EU novels to find out what happens next, so it's good for the publishing arm of Lucasfilm.<p> This makes perfect sense, the fans would love it, and it's economically sound, so rest assured Lucas will never fucking do it.

  • April 19, 2010, 8:54 a.m. CST

    Cool

    by Kenny_Fucking_Powers

    I would watch this.

  • April 19, 2010, 8:56 a.m. CST

    Damn!

    by HapaPapa72

    Does all this hatred mean my Star Wars junk won't fetch too much dough on eBay? I'll have to shamefully keep the prequel trilogy in my collection, then. Albeit in a box separated from the rest of my DVDs. Thanks a lot, Plinkett.

  • April 19, 2010, 8:59 a.m. CST

    Finally.

    by JackSlater4

    I knew this would happen. And now they can either undo all this Mara Jade, Jacen Solo bullshit, or confirm it.

  • April 19, 2010, 9:13 a.m. CST

    Pay Attention!!

    by SminkyPinky

    This is NOT the sitcom! This is different to the Seth Green show!!! *facepalm at the wanton ignorance*

  • April 19, 2010, 9:15 a.m. CST

    My bad

    by JamesT

    Ignorance yes, wanton never.

  • April 19, 2010, 9:27 a.m. CST

    About time.

    by SID 8.0

  • April 19, 2010, 9:27 a.m. CST

    JamesT

    by SminkyPinky

    Sorry mate. That wasn't aimed at you.

  • April 19, 2010, 9:35 a.m. CST

    Wait 10 years and make a CGI Sequel where.........

    by CartoonScott

    What Mr Lucas should do, as he is one for embracing all new cinema tech, is wait until CGI is good enough to create realistic humans on screen, so instead of having a shitty cartoon or all the actors back in their wheelchairs, he could get the script written now, get the original actors to record the vocals and when technology allows, make the sequels so that the actors still look young and not OAP's

  • April 19, 2010, 9:42 a.m. CST

    Love the EU

    by Omar B

    I gotta tell you, I love the novels, I would rank them just after the original trilogy in my SW love. Mara Jade, Anna Blue, New Jedi Academy, Thrawn Trilogy, Han Solo Trilogy, Shadows Of The Empire! Most of that stuff is way better than what Lucas is doing now.

  • April 19, 2010, 9:47 a.m. CST

    No, no. No. It will be more Clone Wars. Trust me.

    by ricarleite2

    FUCKING. TRUST. ME.

  • April 19, 2010, 9:53 a.m. CST

    We all know why this is happening

    by Anything But Tangerines

    That's because KFC needs Lando Calrissian to sell their new fried chicken sandwich - JAr JAr BInks became a vegan and won't shill for them anymore. "Hello, what have we here! 2 pieces of that KFC chicken instead of a bun? This deal is getting better all the time!"

  • April 19, 2010, 10:12 a.m. CST

    One of the best things about the Clone Wars movie

    by JackSlater4

    They introduced Jaba's son, who can grow up and try to get revenge on a lightsaber wielding Leia in the new show.

  • April 19, 2010, 10:13 a.m. CST

    They can answer the question

    by JackSlater4

    what happended to all the stormtroopers after the war?

  • April 19, 2010, 10:15 a.m. CST

    They can show the change in the Jedi order

    by JackSlater4

    Since apparently attachement is allowed with Leia on a path to becoming a jedi, and marrying Han. This is huge.

  • April 19, 2010, 10:16 a.m. CST

    Luke and the ghost council

    by JackSlater4

    Yoda, Annakin, Obi-Wan, Qui-Gon

  • April 19, 2010, 10:17 a.m. CST

    Does Lando try and keep the Falcon?

    by JackSlater4

  • April 19, 2010, 10:18 a.m. CST

    Will the new republic try to move in on Tatooine

    by JackSlater4

    to abolish slavery?

  • April 19, 2010, 10:41 a.m. CST

    Clone Wars has been a huge success

    by REVENGE_of_FETT

    So I have no problem at all with them continueing animated adventures.</p><p>It would certainly make more sense for sequels to be animated rather than recast those iconic roles. Besides, after the Empire falls, what's left to say? I guess you can start building up other Sith and start the whole thing over again, but that would seem pretty anti-climactic to me.</p><p>Then again, whether or not there are Sith, there are still dark force users all over the place. You could maybe have an uneasy alliance between several of these and they could pose a significant threat.</p><p>However, I'm FAAAAR more interested in the original Jedi-Sith wars during the timeperiod during and after Knights of the Old Republic. Now THAT'S a film trilogy begging to happen! It could even have Yoda in it since he's trained Jedi for 900 years.</p><p>But I really want Lucasfilm to get back to personal stories. All the politics and mass armadas are fun, but I missed the simplicity of Luke's story in the prequels. Just give us one kid's story of a journey to manhood and the friends he makes along the way. I think that's what all of us really loved about the OT but felt a bit wanting in the prequels. There was too much stuff going on all the time and the personal story of Anakin got lost in it. I still like the prequels. In fact I just watched Sith again this weekend and it's still a badass flick.

  • April 19, 2010, 10:43 a.m. CST

    Bring back Qui-Gon!!

    by Billyeveryteen

    Yeah, I said it.

  • April 19, 2010, 10:43 a.m. CST

    they can show Leia in the bikini

    by Bouncy X

    we all know Han made her keep it for special nights.

  • April 19, 2010, 10:44 a.m. CST

    or show how Leia thanked Luke after the rescue

    by Bouncy X

    you know in a flashback, before he took off to go see Yoda. Leia found him alone and thanked him all sorts of ways.

  • April 19, 2010, 10:47 a.m. CST

    This isn't going to have anything to do with the EU by the way

    by REVENGE_of_FETT

    No fucking way Lucas is going to do that. I don't know what legal stuff Lucas has in place for novelists. It could be that the Thrawn Trilogy is 100% owned by Lucvas for example, though I doubt that. But he's not going to film it even if it is because he didn't think it up. I think he's been pretty clear that everything canon comes from his brain. Possible exceptions for some names here and there, but I'm sure he had to approve them in the first place.

  • April 19, 2010, 11:26 a.m. CST

    Two Words -- White Vader

    by jimbojones123

    Talk amongst yourselves.

  • April 19, 2010, 11:28 a.m. CST

    I have no problem with Episodes 7-9 in cartoon form

    by Darth Busey

    Let's face it, Harrison Ford isn't doing a live action trilogy no matter how much $$$ Lucas throws at him, so a cartoon version is probably the best we're gonna get. Plus, you can use original cast voices (all of whom are still alive), and not have to worry about 60 year old Mark Hamill running around or Carrie Fisher oozing out of a bikini.

  • April 19, 2010, 12:01 p.m. CST

    Where was Yoda in that Empire trailer?

    by moviemaniac-7

    Funny though. Won't be watching the animated series. I have been disappointed enough by the franchise in the past decade.

  • April 19, 2010, 12:02 p.m. CST

    Episodes 7-9 will be...

    by BixbySnyder

    <p>Avatarized. 'Prepare to feel the Force In JEDi3D'.(pending patent)</p> <p>Search your feelings, if you have any left, you KNOW this to be true.</p> <p>And if Harry Ford wont do it...(Of COURSE he will.) Consider this: Lucasart DOES have an impersonator (probably hanging on the phone.) who does Harrisons voice.</p> <p>Myself, on the subjects on any new SW movies, i plead Sir Danny Glovers quote from Lethal Weapon.</p> <p>But thats just me, kinda looking forward to that 'comedy show' though. Wth? Is this gonna be that show about Stormtroopers i've heard about?</p>

  • April 19, 2010, 12:17 p.m. CST

    AICN YOU MAY WANT TO UPDATE!!!!!!!!!!

    by FuckAUserName

    WORD AROUND THE INTERNETS IS THAT.... "Sansweet has clarified his comments from the C2E2 panel. Apparently, the post-ROTJ show he was referring to was the comedic series that involves the Robot Chicken creators, which was previously announced. He has since clarified that he doesn't even know that it will definitely be post-ROTJ, but that's apparently what he was referring to." So this entire talk back may be NULL.

  • April 19, 2010, 12:19 p.m. CST

    ALSO....(VERY IMPORTANT)

    by FuckAUserName

    ...if the news I just found out for you is true then a cool bluray or something free being sent to me would be a nice gesture of thanks!!!

  • April 19, 2010, 12:48 p.m. CST

    Fareal

    by BurnHollywood

    Wow...if only threatening people could turn a person's fuck-ups (like the Prequel Trilogy) into something positive. A bunch of guys called the nazis tried something like that, and were reduced to ashes, dust and white trash meth dealers.<p> Lucas comes anywhere near me, I'm planning to slice out the Sith demon lodged in his dewlap that's clearly been feeding off of his brainwaves and draining his creativity away the last twenty-five years. He'll probably thank me, right before issuing a global apology for THE PHANTOM MENACE.

  • April 19, 2010, 12:54 p.m. CST

    Please noooooooooooo Star Wars comedy series

    by DARTH VOODOO

    A serious take on the post ROTJ series would be fine, but don't reduce SW to comedy. WTF is he thinking?

  • April 19, 2010, 12:54 p.m. CST

    Color me Interested

    by FrodoFraggins

    I could care less about anything starting with TPM and ending just before A New Hope. But a show based after ROTJ is something I'd watch.

  • April 19, 2010, 12:59 p.m. CST

    ROTJ: THE DAY AFTER

    by AsimovLives

    Featuring the conjugational problems of Leia and Han. Where we learn that Leia had a beer and cheated on Han... with Chewie!

  • April 19, 2010, 1:05 p.m. CST

    Palpatine Lives!!!!

    by AsimovLives

    Hell yeah!!! Ian McDiarmid is alive and well, and still young-ish enough to kick some ass for at least a movie or two. I have to say, thanks to Ian McDiarmid's performance in THE REVENGE OF THE SITH and THE RETURN OF THE JEDI, he just played the character from the whole trilogy i had most fun watching, even though he's a complete motherfucker. The alure of evil indeed!

  • April 19, 2010, 1:08 p.m. CST

    Amen, SminkyPinky

    by DarfurOnTheRocks2

    The idea that the Prolitariat owns Star Wars is laughable. I always get a chuckle when some idiot says they want more SW but without Lucas interference. This just in SW belongs to GL, not the People. Farewell comrade!

  • April 19, 2010, 1:17 p.m. CST

    That Ewok Clip is hilarious.

    by StrokerX

    I like how they're all skipping along picking daisies and he does a little cartwheel like they're in constant frolic mode.

  • April 19, 2010, 1:19 p.m. CST

    Yeah, Tommy999

    by Deviant Apex

    Thats exactly what I was thinking. So basically EU (expanded universe) is fucked unless they magically tie it in with the novels which will obviously not happen because Lucas wants the main Star Wars storyline to come from his mind only. No, what I see happening is a animated show similar to how Sarah Conner Chronicles diverged from the main Terminator films. What they need to do is come up with some new cool, inventive characters instead of reusing the same old characters. I wouldnt mind seeing certain characters return, but I would rather see cool new characters who see the Star Wars universe from a completely different vantage point. Anyway, hopefully this series will be as good as Clone Wars or maybe even better.

  • April 19, 2010, 2:42 p.m. CST

    We already HAVE SW in cartoon form

    by RPLocke

    The Family Guy things are pretty much Star Wars in cartoon form, and they're kind of funny. So, there you go.

  • April 19, 2010, 2:56 p.m. CST

    Having read (most) EU books

    by BixbySnyder

    <p>The argument could be made (and probably is, somewhere on the Holonet)that most of 'em are cheap knock offs, from the old trilogy.</p> <p>Just picture the arguments, if the biggest Eu books were made into films...</p> <p>Shadows of the Empire: Dash Rendar? Who the hell is this guy? I thought the story was about rescuing Han? Instead we get his ol' buddy, (shouldn't that be...Lando?)a Kevin Costner lookalike Clone? Oh, i got it, it's a race thing!? You are a Racist fuck Luca$. Fuck you!</p> <p>The Thrawn Trilogy?: "What is a Thrawn? Is that something like a Prawn? That title sucks, no wait. 'Worst title EVER' Hey, waidaminute, i thought that the Empire doesn't allow aliens? WTH is this Thrawn prick! Why is he bossing around Vader?! Eh, Ysamalari?! Slugs blocking the force? Wtf IS this shit?!"</p> <p>'Dark Empire': "World Devastators? That sounds like a Death Star clone! Wait, what, the EMPEROR can clone himself!? Well, i guess that made Darth Vader sacrificing himself kinda redundant, eh?! Oh, and, now... the Empire accepts WOMEN too!? BOO, OUTRAGEOUS! These books follow no established 'Canon' and the Authors deserve to be sent to a Lucasfilm gulag!"</p> <p>Note: The above statements does not neccisarily reflect the opinion of the actual poster. And may in fact...be a product of sarcasm. (The Horror...)</p>

  • April 19, 2010, 3 p.m. CST

    Even the Zahn Trilogy is overhyped by this point

    by RPLocke

    The first book is excellent, but the second and third go into weird territory and really don't mesh well with the first book.

  • April 19, 2010, 3:38 p.m. CST

    Anakin Solo and Mara Jade? YES!!!

    by HitGirl_equals_WetDream

    can't wait for this.

  • April 19, 2010, 3:41 p.m. CST

    George Lucas is going to keep jacking...

    by DS9Sisko

    ...that Jedi dick until the cum won't even dribble anymore.

  • April 19, 2010, 3:44 p.m. CST

    Chewie gets crushed by a MOON

    by ricarleite2

    A MOON. Not a stone. Or the ceiling. Or a building. Or a startship. The MOON.

  • April 19, 2010, 4:05 p.m. CST

    Probably means Palpatine, Maul, Dooku, Grievous, or Asajj

    by Drath

    Or Boba Fett! Honestly, you'd need SOMETHING to tie in follow ups to all the history that's gone on prior to Return of the Jedi. It'd be way too Trek-shitty to have a totally new thing show up out of nowhere after the Emperor's death. I'm looking forward to this--but I'd really like them to animate a series set before Empire but after A New Hope! The Bounty Hunter or Ord Mantel!!!

  • April 19, 2010, 4:07 p.m. CST

    Also, NJO sucks for killing off characters

    by Drath

    in lame and unimaginative ways. Jacen becomes Anakin part 2? Fucking lame and unworthy. Mara Jade dies like all the other Luke love interests? LAME! I liked a lot of the EU prior to all the shit that started with Chewie's death. Okay, some of the stuff before sucked too. They should adapt the Zahn trilogy but use Dooku instead of C'Boath.

  • April 19, 2010, 4:11 p.m. CST

    call it "That's My Jabba!"

    by smackfu

  • April 19, 2010, 4:12 p.m. CST

    Howabout a COMEDY SEQUEL to the Christmas Special George?

    by Darth_Inedible

    Or a comedy behind the scenes recreation of the X-Mas special done The Office style?

  • April 19, 2010, 4:39 p.m. CST

    Alas...

    by SminkyPinky

    I'm hearing that Sansweet has recanted and this is indeed about the Seth Green show and not a potentially good post-Jedi series. What an arse.

  • April 19, 2010, 4:43 p.m. CST

    Oops

    by SminkyPinky

    Fuckausername beat me to it.

  • April 19, 2010, 4:45 p.m. CST

    Zahn Trilogy

    by corvette63

    I'm hoping this will go the Zahn Trilogy route. Let's be honest, it was the Zhan trilogy that got fan boys excited about the new movies. We had no reason after the Ewok fest that was Jedi, to expect anything great from a Phantom Menace. But the Zhan trilogy so ruled our asses that we forgot about the Ewoks and let our hope get out of hand. If you haven't read them, you are missing out. The tone is much closer to Empire and Revenge of the Sith than anything else.

  • April 19, 2010, 4:48 p.m. CST

    Return Of Return Of The Jedi

    by rosasaks

  • April 19, 2010, 4:51 p.m. CST

    Next TV seriest:

    by silents47

    Rogue Squadron comics and books, Wraith Squadron comics and books. I'll take my royalties in written apologies for Episodes 1-3, George.

  • April 19, 2010, 4:58 p.m. CST

    Zahn Trilogy ...

    by ganda1f

    I loved it because it got me excited about Star Wars again.<br>And hate it, because everything in the EU that has come after has been so awful most of it makes TPM look good.

  • April 19, 2010, 4:59 p.m. CST

    AWESOME MORE EWOKS

    by WINONA_RYDERS_PUSSY_JUICE

    MORE MORE MORE111!!!!

  • April 19, 2010, 5 p.m. CST

    MORE EWOKS YESSSSSSS111!!!!!!!

    by WINONA_RYDERS_PUSSY_JUICE

  • April 19, 2010, 5:12 p.m. CST

    JUST ANIMATE THE ZAHN TRILOGY

    by MrBlackJackBauer

    its really that fracking simple.

  • April 19, 2010, 5:26 p.m. CST

    Thrawn trilogy comments

    by TheHumanBurrito

    You guys are JUST as clueless about Star Wars as Lucas is if you really want those pieces of shit made into movies:<p>Maybe you missed that Imperial officers were all "British" white male humans, in very Nazi like uniforms? Yeah, that xenophobic allegory thing? Yep, I'm SURE they'd put an alien in charge. Seems like just what Nazis would do to a Jew in their ranks.<p>

  • April 19, 2010, 6:21 p.m. CST

    Im sick of Star Wars

    by grendel69

    Lucas obviously lost his mind years ago and will continue milking SW until he's in the grave.

  • April 19, 2010, 6:37 p.m. CST

    TheHumanBurrito

    by MattmanReturns

    Actually Zahn DID address the alien in charge thing. Of course, you would have actually READ the books to know that. I can understand thinking they're overhyped, but calling them "pieces of shit" is just extreme.

  • April 19, 2010, 6:56 p.m. CST

    Mattman....

    by TheHumanBurrito

    ..."addressing" it does not make it sensible or correct. To call upon my favorite whipping horse, Star Trek 2009 "addressed" many plot continuity issues but still managed to not make any fucking sense. RotJ "addressed" issues from previous movies but still made no sense and was total horseshit. "Addressing" something doesn't make it anything but that:an addressing! A reference to!<p>Of course, you would actually have READ the dictionary to know that.<p>How about we throw in a line like "Only the Sith deal in absolutes!" and call that good, logical, sensible, in continuity and theme writing, since it "addresses" things?

  • April 19, 2010, 7:16 p.m. CST

    That ESB trailer....

    by Darth_Tarantino

    That has to be the most animated that Harrison Ford has ever sounded!

  • April 19, 2010, 7:17 p.m. CST

    I love Star Wars

    by RPLocke

    The first one, you know A New Hope.

  • April 19, 2010, 7:54 p.m. CST

    "An odyssey against oppression!" (???)

    by LaserPants

    I don't know if that really makes sense does it? Troubles afoot, so, let's undertake a voyage away from it!

  • April 19, 2010, 7:55 p.m. CST

    "An epic of romance!" (Cut to incest.)

    by LaserPants

    Ew.

  • April 19, 2010, 9:41 p.m. CST

    Two things

    by magnetoelectric

    Why the fuck cant we get an animated TNG? Worf gotta eat , right?<p> One thing I always found interesting in the Zahn trilogy was the idea that Luke was this fully realized/self actualized Jedi. He does shit in those books that haven't been done even in the prequels.Like using the force on his ignited lightsaber to make it fly around the room cutting shit.

  • April 19, 2010, 10:59 p.m. CST

    I liked Zahn's Thrawn Triliogy okay.

    by rabidfnark

    But the thing about the monkey/sloth creatures that canceled out the force was a bridge too far. It was just too much. It didn't exactly ruin the story...it was just one of those things I try real hard to forget when it comes to Star Wars lore.

  • April 19, 2010, 11:53 p.m. CST

    VADER VADER VADER!!!

    by bRAINDed

    Ok, let's do a series about the STAR WARS universe set in a time after Darth Vader has died, now that we've spent five years doing series before he existed... WHAT?! Vader! We just want to see Vader doing killer moves and being a bad motha! The most popular character in the 'verse and he hasn't been in anything since RETURN?! Stupid. Fette and Vader. Feature either of them, and you've got a hit.

  • April 20, 2010, 12:27 a.m. CST

    Now know how Michael Jackson fans felt.

    by Chief Joseph

    Being a fan of a once-great man that went completely batshit, built himself a Ranch, and bought three kids.

  • April 20, 2010, 1:21 a.m. CST

    ahh star wars

    by HanzoST

    genndy tartakovsky did some cool anima shit, mace pretty much the ultimate bad ass. GODAMN

  • April 20, 2010, 3:57 a.m. CST

    FFS GEORGE STOP IT!!!

    by Maniaq

    ok I've heard enough time for a bounty what price shall we set for the head of the Head of Lucasfilm?

  • April 20, 2010, 6:16 a.m. CST

    This proposed 'comedy' slant for a series....

    by Cervantes

    ....doesn't surprise me.<P>A lot of 'Star Wars' material is already a joke!<P>Just for a second there, I thought that Sansweet had let the cat out the bag that the 'funny' series was just a hoax, and that we were gonna get something a lot more substantial. Unfortunately, it looks like his comments were mis-interpreted, and were gonna be getting some ridiculous 'humourous' concept after all....<P>Anyway, I'd rather this so-called 'funny' take place in some 'Mos Eisley'-style bar setting somewhere (NOT 'Mos Eisley' though!), filled with boozed-up denizens and their personal day-to-day interactions. ,p.Basically, a 'Star Wars' version of 'CHEERS'! That at least might turn out to be mildly entertaining.

  • April 20, 2010, 7:05 a.m. CST

    Now to get off the comedy angle

    by Dazzler69

    Maybe if enough fans bitch enough we can get off the comedy angle and finally have stories we really want...with Luke and the gang.

  • April 20, 2010, 7:32 a.m. CST

    RPLocke, I've been hoping for an animated Indiana Jones

    by FamousEccles

    also. As, to "3 to 4 years"!!! I want this new STAR WARS series now!!!!

  • April 20, 2010, 7:47 a.m. CST

    OH FUCK

    by tazzzer

    WHY WHY WHY DOESNT THE FORCE TELL LUCAS TO STOP FUCKING THIS UP. We SHOULD have got 3 new films post ROTJ of the quality of Empire but instead we get this latest pile of space doo doo. Bag of intergalactic shite

  • April 20, 2010, 11:41 a.m. CST

    Where the hell is "Red Tails"...

    by BizarroJerry

    ...you uncreative fuck?

  • April 20, 2010, 11:55 a.m. CST

    As someone has already probably said ...

    by Geekgasm

    ... set an OT animated series between "A New Hope" and "Empire" - everybody happy. You get Darth Vader, you get Stormtroopers, you get Luke, you get Han and Leia, you get it all. Like the early Marvel Comics series only without the green bunny man.

  • April 20, 2010, 12:25 p.m. CST

    Green Bunny? You mean Jaxxon?

    by orcus

    Now that's a name Orcus has not heard in a long time. A long time

  • April 20, 2010, 12:49 p.m. CST

    That green bunny man...

    by BizarroJerry

    Ya know he only showed up in like 5 issues out of over a hundred, right?

  • April 20, 2010, 2 p.m. CST

    Yep, that green bunny

    by orcus

    They had a magnificent 7 them in a few comics Orcus thinks. Issues 7-10 was it?

  • April 20, 2010, 5:48 p.m. CST

    SKYFELD!

    by MrMysteryGuest

  • April 20, 2010, 8:57 p.m. CST

    Tagline for ROTJ: "The circle closes"

    by Powerring

    At the end of ROTJ, the empire was vanquished and they had a party. Nothing about that says "We need a sequel."

  • May 26, 2010, 11:39 p.m. CST

    by scruffy_nerfherder93

    FINALLY! something after the empire but a comedy? wtf

  • May 27, 2010, 8:01 a.m. CST

    Comedy? Where?

    by orcus

    More fart jokes. Ugh

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