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Re: Live-Action Star Wars TV Show Planned for 2019
« Reply #15 on: May 11, 2018, 04:46 PM »
I have a dude on my twitter timeline claiming Star Wars was just mindless fantasy genre till all this Disney era politics... 

Cuz yeah this never ever had political messages till Disney.

I hate people just not wanting to admit they just donít like the ďpolitical messageĒ of womenís equality, diversity, etc.  I mean I get it, theyíre not to your political leaning but donít just claim the past two trilogies were void of this stuff and now thatís why you donít like it.

Also sick of every goddam thing you try to talk about with Star Wars being met with ďI donít like itĒ.  We all get it if you donít, and donít need to hear it yet again.  Cool, but we do and are trying to talk about it and move on with our lives and general enjoyment of the franchise. 

ďI donít like itĒ doesnít need repeated in every conversation where clearly other people do and donít want to try to sway your opinion. 
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Re: Live-Action Star Wars TV Show Planned for 2019
« Reply #16 on: May 11, 2018, 08:24 PM »
I could get behind this idea...glad to finally be exploring this era!

Rogue Squadron? The First Knights of Ren?

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Re: Live-Action Star Wars TV Show Planned for 2019
« Reply #17 on: May 12, 2018, 10:42 AM »
I have a dude on my twitter timeline claiming Star Wars was just mindless fantasy genre till all this Disney era politics... 

Cuz yeah this never ever had political messages till Disney.


I hear that stuff and I have to laugh, especially in light of recent interviews that have shed more light on the current parallels that George Lucas was trying to draw in the OT.  Hell, he just spoke about some of that when he sat down with James Cameron for that show he has on AMC.  Lucas said very clearly that he intended for the Empire to be a representation of the United States in the time of the Vietnam war, and for the Rebellion to be the Viet Cong.  The fact that OT fans want to disregard that is entirely on them.  They never looked beyond the surface of the material that they hold in such esteem.  So when it comes to all of the negativity from these so-called "fans"?  It's more and more clear that they just don't get it.

I think the period between the OT and the ST is fertile ground for new story telling.  It has only been explored in print thus far.  And now we have this show that takes place in the decade after Endor, and Filoni's show that takes place in the decade before TFA.  I think that Favreau has come such a long way as a filmmaker.  I love what he did with Iron Man in the MCU on multiple fronts:  writing, directing, producing, etc.  He has a great visual sensibility.  He knows the material.  And I'm really optimistic about where this is all going to lead. 

A post Imperial era is interesting to explore.  Because a fledgling New Republic will encounter a lot of challenges:  the remaining factions that may be loyal to the Empire, and eventually became the First Order.  The crime syndicates like Black Sun or the Hutts.  And keeping the peace in this new era.
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Re: Live-Action Star Wars TV Show Planned for 2019
« Reply #18 on: May 13, 2018, 04:26 PM »
With Favreau at the helm this definitely has potential.

I just hope itís far removed from the main characters.  Just mentions of their names only please.
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Re: Live-Action Star Wars TV Show Planned for 2019
« Reply #19 on: May 13, 2018, 07:00 PM »
I think it would have to be.  I could certainly see regular mentions of Luke Skywalker being lauded as a legendary hero, and how that legend grew over time.  And Leia is a major political player in the New Republic.

One point that I'm curious about?  Will they address Force sensitive people and their possible growth in using the Force?  Force sensitive people were either rounded up by the Empire, or likely did not have their abilities fostered to the point of being adept at using the Force.

I think links to some OT characters as well as ST characters would be in order.  I definitely would not want to see that sort of thing overdone, but some connective tissue would be nice to see.
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Re: Live-Action Star Wars TV Show Planned for 2019
« Reply #20 on: October 4, 2018, 08:11 AM »
Check out the announcement from showrunner Jon Favreau on Instagram:

THE MANDALORIAN
After the stories of Jango and Boba Fett, another warrior emerges in the Star Wars universe.
The Mandalorian is set after the fall of the Empire and before the emergence of the First Order.
We follow the travails of a lone gunfighter in the outer reaches of the galaxy
far from the authority of the New Republic...



And some additional news has emerged about production personnel for THE MANDALORIAN.  According to this Making Star Wars post.  Notable items:

-The streaming platform will be called DISNEY PLAY
-Season 1 will likely have a run of 8 episodes
-Jon Favreau will direct the first and final episodes of the season
-Additional directors may also include Alan Taylor (Game of Thrones, Thor - The Dark World) and Dave Filoni
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Re: Live-Action Star Wars TV Show Planned for 2019
« Reply #21 on: October 4, 2018, 09:44 AM »
Sounds pretty good.
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Re: Live-Action Star Wars TV Show Planned for 2019
« Reply #22 on: October 4, 2018, 08:44 PM »
Coming in 2019





The Official Site also revealed who some of the episode directors will be. They include: Dave Filoni, Deborah Chow (Jessica Jones), Rick Famuyiwa (Dope), Bryce Dallas Howard (Solemates), and Taika Waititi (Thor: Ragnarok)
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Re: Live-Action Star Wars TV Show Planned for 2019
« Reply #23 on: November 14, 2018, 08:18 AM »
The lead in The Mandalorian has reportedly been cast, and according to Variety it will be actor Pedro Pascal.  You may know him from television roles on HBO's Game of Thrones, Narcos on Netflix and the film Kingsmen - The Golden Circle.
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Re: Live-Action Star Wars TV Show Planned for 2019
« Reply #24 on: November 14, 2018, 08:22 AM »
The lead in The Mandalorian has reportedly been cast, and according to Variety it will be actor Pedro Pascal.  You may know him from television roles on HBO's Game of Thrones, Narcos on Netflix and the film Kingsmen - The Golden Circle.

Very interesting choice...I like him, should be good.
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Re: The Mandalorian- Coming to Disney+ in 2019
« Reply #25 on: November 14, 2018, 03:40 PM »
The need an episode where he fights the Mountain and wins.

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Re: The Mandalorian- Coming to Disney+ in 2019
« Reply #26 on: November 14, 2018, 04:55 PM »
I demand a 3.75" SA action figure!
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Re: The Mandalorian- Coming to Disney+ in 2019
« Reply #27 on: November 14, 2018, 06:12 PM »
And I second Mattís demand, and raise it an SA line of kick ass figures overall.

Iím sure our demands will be met.  Yeah.
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Re: The Mandalorian- Coming to Disney+ in 2019
« Reply #28 on: November 14, 2018, 06:21 PM »
They better have alternate heads and multiple weapons. Maybe Figuarts style. And let's do $9.99 each
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Re: The Mandalorian- Coming to Disney+ in 2019
« Reply #29 on: November 14, 2018, 07:20 PM »
Extra hands too like sideshow/hot toys does.  And a free meal at Texas Roadhouse.
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