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OSCORP
12-05-2007, 12:07 PM
If there is a thread sorry.

source: starwars-universe.com (http://www.starwars-universe.com/fiche_actu2.php?ac_id=6264) Nov 07'



Rick McCallum spoke at France's Star Wars Reunion II and took questions on the future of Star Wars.

SUMMARY


LIVE-ACTION SERIES

• Boba Fett is in the Live-Action Series.
• McCallum wants Daniel Logan to play Fett once more.
• John Williams is also wanted by McCallum to score the Live-Action Series.
• Live-Action Series occurs between Episodes III & IV.
• All New Characters. (No Expanded Universe Characters.)
• Episodes will have an original unique musical score per show.
• Six Writers already hired begin work on scripts in November 2007
• McCallum will have a contract for 100 Episodes & hopes to extend it by 400 Episodes.
• Live-Action Series to be shown on cable.

THE CLONE WARS 2008

• Clone Wars 3D CGI will premiere Autumn 2008.
• Season One will have 21 Chapters (Episodes).
• More Trailers will be available when broadcast network is selected.
• Series maybe be broadcast worldwide at the same time.
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SUMMARY


FILM INFLUENCES

• Television Series set between Episodes III & IV embracing "a little bit of everything in the show" and "embraces the broad scope of the STAR WARS universe".

• Imperials will be everywhere in the new show. Undercover Operatives and Imperial Officers of all makes and ambitions: "nearly all of them will be afraid of Darth Vader".

• Rebel bases & Imperial Star Destroyers are featured.

• Death Star Plans - Unknown extent to which the plans are featured.

• Pod Racers - The characters, shenanigans, and politics the events bring with them.


DROIDS - THE ANIMATED SERIES INFLUENCES

• Thall Joben - Name of a Pod Racer which first appeared in the 1980's DROIDS Animated Series. (DROIDS was set in the era between Episodes III & IV.)


BOUNTY HUNTERS

• Mandalorian Bad-Ass Character - AICN source insinuates "at least" one Mandalorian bad-ass in the course of the series.

• Boba Fett - AICN's teased with the comments from the source: "something about Boba Fett… should be in his 20s in this series… angsty… disenfranchised… and simmering…"


MOVIE CHARACTERS & RELATIVES OF

• Rebel Naberrie - A 20-year old male related to Padme Naberrrie.

• General Papanoida - Either return of the Lucas Revenge Of The Sith cameo character Baron Papanoida or another derivative character.

• Bib Fortuna and Oola - Characters from Return Of The Jedi.





TELEVISION SERIES VERSUS FILMS

• Series will be less “good guy - bad guy” in nature & offer far more insight into characters, why they feel what they feel and where they’re coming from. This will be true for good guys and bad guys alike.

• According to another AICN source: "Overall tone of the show is rather close to the adventurous nature of EPISODEs IV, V, and VI… just a little edgier."
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SW is not over folks!!!:chew(And more JW is always good) Looks like Medicom and SS will have plenty more to offer in the future!! I for one am way more amped for the live action show than the animated show.

galactiboy
12-05-2007, 12:37 PM
Thanks for the information... I really hope these shows are great. And at 100 episodes for the live action I forsee lots and lots of video sales in the future :rotfl

I still wish the TV series would take place after ROTJ, but maybe if this one is a hit we'll see some future series in different time periods.

Darthrazz
12-05-2007, 12:57 PM
I hope somewhere down the line there is a cameo of Ewan McGregor as Obi- Wan. Maybe he and Yoda can have an involvement in the rebellion, at least off screen?

Mooncat
12-05-2007, 01:08 PM
I hope somewhere down the line there is a cameo of Ewan McGregor as Obi- Wan. Maybe he and Yoda can have an involvement in the rebellion, at least off screen?

Thanks for the info

You never know, about Ewan

if its a success Im guessing he will jump at the chance

Yoda well youd will have to contact his agent first :)

Hopefully it will be well received by the majority, its got a lot too live up too

Rogue Trooper
12-05-2007, 01:44 PM
The clone wars might be released in cinemas for the first couple of episode which i think what happened when the batman cartoon in the 90's was released. Be cool to see star wars in the cinemas again.

OSCORP
12-05-2007, 02:24 PM
The live action series sounds promising,Viewpoints of rebels and Imperials should be welcomed i would think.

tomandshell
12-05-2007, 02:27 PM
There are some great opportunities for cameos if the series takes off.

OSCORP
12-05-2007, 03:35 PM
Heres the Anchorhead version (cut scene) to get people in the mood for between ep3 and 4, even though it's ep4 i think it gets us a feel.


http://youtube.com/watch?v=8zkvkgwMW0w


(i wish they woulda left it in, makes biggs death much more potent in the end of the movie.)

DarkArtist81
12-05-2007, 03:40 PM
Yeah, I'm really excited to see where this goes. Battlestar Galactica proved that you can have a Sci-Fi TV series that is worth taking seriously, I have a good feeling that this will be a interesting series to watch.

The part I especially like is that Good and Bad will not be so cut and dry. Really helps expand the universe a bit. I'm sure it will be a huge hit.

The Mike
12-05-2007, 03:51 PM
I hope somewhere down the line there is a cameo of Ewan McGregor as Obi- Wan. Maybe he and Yoda can have an involvement in the rebellion, at least off screen?

If Lucas wants Obi he'll have to recast which wouldn't be too difficult since you can find someone who resembles a bit of Ewan and a bit of Alec because Ewan has done nothing but badmouth his experiences on Star Wars since wrapping. He was so excited to do it but afterwards wants nothing to do with it so I seriously doubt he'd do anything with the show.

It might not fit continuity though if Yoda or Obi were included, remember Yoda is living in isolation on Dagobah and judging by Luke's interactions with him no one else knows anything is alive on that planet other than creatures, his whereabouts would have to remain hidden to work so he's out.

Leia's message to Obi-Wan was "You served my father in the Clone Wars", they are over so Obi didn't have anything else directly to do with the rebellion from that point on. He was busy watching Luke.

I'm surprised it'll be on cable as initially they were talking about ABC getting it because of their relationship with Lucas already in the Disney connection....and its also interesting that they want to extend by 400 episodes!!!

100 episodes is already a lot around four to five years worth on a weekly basis, he is talking about 500 total episodes!?!?!

Coorectghosting
12-05-2007, 03:59 PM
Sounds like the live-action might be alright. still afraid that the prequels will have influenced it too much. Like they'll probably have Stormtroopers with random colors splashed on.

I hope maybe the series will pretty much ignore the prequels. maybe they can do that

The Mike
12-05-2007, 04:10 PM
Actually the Stormtroopers in "The Force Unleashed" have color coded rankings similar to the Clones, it would be interesting to see just how Palpatine decided to do away with rankings and colorings and how the Empire became so streamlined.

darthviper107
12-05-2007, 04:20 PM
It seems like it will probably do really well. It's also interesting that the actor who played Boba in AOTC ended up actually being a good choice for an older Boba Fett that won't look out of place between characters.

It's awesome that they want to have unique music for each episode, but I doubt that John Williams would do all of it, perhaps if he can lay down some main themes with another composer finishing it up.

Darth Cruel
12-05-2007, 04:45 PM
If the Obi-Wan Kenobi and/or Yoda Characters make small appearances in the LATVS, they wouldn't necessarily need to be involved in the rebellion. The could dedicate an episode to showing Ben helping Luke out of some mess without Luke's knowing about it. Or something like that.

MaulFan
12-05-2007, 05:16 PM
Ewan has done nothing but badmouth his experiences on Star Wars since wrapping. He was so excited to do it but afterwards wants nothing to do with it so I seriously doubt he'd do anything with the show.

See, McGreggor was thrilled at the idea of being in Star Wars, and I'm sure looking back on it, he's glad that it's him in the films. What he always speaks negatively of is the type of filmmaking it is, he prefers to act with people and environments that are really there, and the PT trilogy was like 75% green and blue screen and I'm sure working in that environment and being directed and everything can suck for actors who are used to working more old school. Hayden and Natalie have risen in the age of filming that way so they probably were less bothered by it than the older generation.

automaton
12-05-2007, 05:29 PM
I hope the producer's recognize the need for a multitiered story line that takes that draws the viewer in weekly (ala BSG, Lost and Rome)... personally, as I mentioned in a similar post, I do not want to see

"Bucky the Jawa, underaged and desperately curious, auditions for Figrin D'an and the Modal Nodes... but when a devious Gonk droid steals his Kloo Horn, not only is the evenings performance at risk, the very tollerance towards droids, and their place in cantinas is at stake."

I want drama with consequences... I want questions answered and new ones asked... I want all the heart the prequels lacked.

OSCORP
12-05-2007, 06:01 PM
See, McGreggor was thrilled at the idea of being in Star Wars, and I'm sure looking back on it, he's glad that it's him in the films. What he always speaks negatively of is the type of filmmaking it is, he prefers to act with people and environments that are really there, and the PT trilogy was like 75&#37; green and blue screen and I'm sure working in that environment and being directed and everything can suck for actors who are used to working more old school. Hayden and Natalie have risen in the age of filming that way so they probably were less bothered by it than the older generation.


This is true and a lot of people are taking it out of context.It's not that he hates the prequels but rather how they are made.(the type of filming it is,the tedious of it,the unrealness,and the lack of emotion of it)

The Mike
12-05-2007, 06:13 PM
I guarantee LFL will be utilizing green screen a ton on the TV Series so I guarantee either way Ewan won't be back.

IrishJedi
12-05-2007, 07:20 PM
Sounds like the live-action might be alright. still afraid that the prequels will have influenced it too much. Like they'll probably have Stormtroopers with random colors splashed on.

I hope maybe the series will pretty much ignore the prequels. maybe they can do that

Considering that one of the subplots of the show will apparently follow the Podraces and Pod racing characters (which will almost surely all be CG creatures) I'm thinking that ignoring the prequels ain't gonna happen.

Coorectghosting
12-05-2007, 07:38 PM
Aside from pod racing. it's just pod racing

Darthrazz
12-05-2007, 07:41 PM
My question is the following...If there are no Jedi, can this series succeed?

DarthNeil
12-05-2007, 08:04 PM
My question is the following...If there are no Jedi, can this series succeed?

Would ANH have worked if we had only Han & Chewie as the heroes?...:chew
I think it can work without the Jedi... The real question/concern should be interesting characters portrayed by actors who can act.

Find a Harrison Ford in a Han Solo type role and the plot'll be golden.

Memnoch
12-05-2007, 08:39 PM
If the Obi-Wan Kenobi and/or Yoda Characters make small appearances in the LATVS, they wouldn't necessarily need to be involved in the rebellion. The could dedicate an episode to showing Ben helping Luke out of some mess without Luke's knowing about it. Or something like that.

According to Uncle George there will be no mention of the Skywalker family, or any of the "mains". This would mean no Luke, Leia, Han, Chewie, Ben, Yoda, Lando. Only possible would be Vader simply because of how important he is in the Imperial aspect and even then I'm not too sure.

EVILFACE
12-05-2007, 08:45 PM
Would ANH have worked if we had only Han & Chewie as the heroes?...:chew

No. They only became involved because a Jedi needed a ship.

Darthrazz
12-05-2007, 08:56 PM
Neil. I see your point, but for 6 movies, Star Wars has pretty much been about the Jedi vs. the Sith.In fact two movies have actually had the words Jedi and Sith in their titles. If we had had never known any of this, absolutely Star Wars would have been successful with other characters.

My concern is that this show will not have any Jedi story arc and that might make the plot suffer a bit. I think that the writers will have to make us "forget" about the Jedi and not yearn for a light saber battle here and there.

Memnoch
12-05-2007, 08:59 PM
Neil. I see your point, but for 6 movies, Star Wars has pretty much been about the Jedi vs. the Sith.In fact two movies have actually had the words Jedi and Sith in their titles. If we had had never known any of this, absolutely Star Wars would have been successful with other characters.

My concern is that this show will not have any Jedi story arc and that might make the plot suffer a bit. I think that the writers will have to make us "forget" about the Jedi and not yearn for a light saber battle here and there.

That's why we are getting more emphasis on Rebels vs Imperials. I dunno about you but I could see basically a Star Wars war/espionage show doing very well. The Jedi are but one aspect of a larger universe.

OSCORP
12-05-2007, 09:21 PM
I'd like to see at least a few jedi get whacked extermination style ala vader or a bounty hunter for hire.(i bet boba's gonna get a few)

The Mike
12-05-2007, 09:38 PM
There has to be Jedi especially since they are still around right after ROTS. What we'll be in the middle of is not only the Young Rebellion striking at the Emerging Empire but also the Jedi Purge. Vader would be easy to cameo as he is an actor in full suit and I'm sure JEJ would do any voice work if needed. I'd love to see the Jedi picked off by the Lord of the Sith in the midst of this war.....

Memnoch
12-05-2007, 09:41 PM
There has to be Jedi especially since they are still around right after ROTS. What we'll be in the middle of is not only the Young Rebellion striking at the Emerging Empire but also the Jedi Purge. Vader would be easy to cameo as he is an actor in full suit and I'm sure JEJ would do any voice work if needed. I'd love to see the Jedi picked off by the Lord of the Sith in the midst of this war.....

Sweeps? :lol I at least hope that we see why Vader says "No Disintegrations". What would be REALLY fun is to see all EU thrown on it's head with comic based characters getting whacked in the show especially if they are supposed to be around later. :D

automaton
12-05-2007, 10:33 PM
no Jedi in 100 possible episodes?

it won't happen.

IrishJedi
12-06-2007, 06:30 AM
Aside from pod racing. it's just pod racing

The podrace in TPM might epitomize everything that bugs us about the prequels.

Darthrazz
12-06-2007, 06:37 AM
I have a feeling that we'll have a lot of pod racing in this series for some reason.

OSCORP
12-06-2007, 09:24 AM
I love pod racing so thats good to me,I thought that was one of the best parts of TPM.

Darth Caedus
12-06-2007, 09:26 AM
I love pod racing so thats good to me,I thought that was one of the best parts of TPM.

Wow...I don't know what to say to that. Besides the end fight, I don't even know if there WAS a "best part" of TPM......

OSCORP
12-06-2007, 09:29 AM
There was a few best parts in TPM to me.

DOTF
Pod racing
Palps politics of manipulation
Qui-gon-jinn
Padawan kenobi

Mostly it was just small bits.

The Mike
12-06-2007, 10:05 AM
I think if they started out TPM with Anakin being around 15 and went through the same motions it'd make more sense. Also I felt that Anakin needed to show more anger in the beginning and throughout TPM to really get the feel that this was a loose cannon. It would have been great if he won the Podrace by out "Sebulba'ing" Sebulba and really shown his aggressive behavior.....TPM for me just didn't fit in the whole Anakin Skywalker story......

OSCORP
12-06-2007, 10:09 AM
Lucas tried to show how good/innocent anakin WAS and how wrong he could go..To sum it up in short. (TPM anakin didn't bother me nearly as much as ep3's fast turn to the darkside for a chick did)


I woulda liked it if he were 15 myself but alas..........

Stendec
12-06-2007, 10:27 AM
Im really hoping that this series will work, with good writers and directors on board there is hope. I just worry it will feel more like an extention of the prequels and fail to capture the magic that made the OT so good.

This was McGregors main criticism of the Prequels, not the methods involved in shooting. He's made it very clear in the British media, most notably on a Friday Night Chat Show a year or so ago, that the prequels were not very good, he almost seemed embarrassed about the whole thing.

Darthrazz
12-06-2007, 11:06 AM
I think if they started out TPM with Anakin being around 15 and went through the same motions it'd make more sense. Also I felt that Anakin needed to show more anger in the beginning and throughout TPM to really get the feel that this was a loose cannon. It would have been great if he won the Podrace by out "Sebulba'ing" Sebulba and really shown his aggressive behavior.....TPM for me just didn't fit in the whole Anakin Skywalker story......

I saw TPM with a friend of mine and at the end of the movie, he thought that Anakin, was LUKE as a kid! :slap

Darklord Dave
12-06-2007, 01:01 PM
I've always assumed that some Jedi survived and there could be at least one or two episodes with lightsabers. I don't think I'd miss Jedi, but I'd really miss the lightsabers. :monkey2

Wor-Gar
12-06-2007, 01:09 PM
I've always assumed that some Jedi survived and there could be at least one or two episodes with lightsabers. I don't think I'd miss Jedi, but I'd really miss the lightsabers. :monkey2

Well with all those Jedi dead, and all those loose lightsabers laying around, there's a good chance a bunch of intergalactic scum have them now.

automaton
12-06-2007, 03:25 PM
there is so much content to explore the show practically writes itself... how does the Emperor continuously protect the truth from Vader behind his creation? how does a young Fett, with a hate on for all things Jedi and his father's face stamped on an Imperial army deal with his demons? will Aurra Sing become a mentor to Fett. could Qui Gon's legacy allow other past Jedi to mentor from beyond the grave? imagine the relationships that could be explored! if done right, the Star Wars live action show could not only trump the prequels, but even possibly live up to the OT.

OSCORP
01-16-2008, 11:40 AM
Tuesday January 15 2008

source: Star Wars Insider #99

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MCCALLUM QUOTES:

• "The series will be about brand new characters, a group of people we haven't seen yet, except Boba Fett, who will be an instrumental part of it. The series will also showcase other bounty hunters."

• "What happens to an empire. It's a much darker, much more character-based thing. It's not as plot-driven." "...look like a feature on a television budget, with all new characters, new environments, new planets, and trying to keep the storyline alive for a lot of people."

• "We have two great writers from England, one from Australia, and three from the United States." "...in order to develop the 'bible' for the characters, in other words who they are and where they're going to go, along with some of the story ideas. We're going to try and hash out the first three or four episodes."


EXCERPTS:

• Four Concept Artists have been working on designs for the show. One of which is Erik Tiemens, who worked on Attack of the Clones & Revenge of the Sith.

• McCallum says they hope to have the first scripts by February 2008 since a November 2007 meeting was cancelled due to the Writers Guild strike. Lucasfilm may be making an independent deal with the Writers Guild of America.

• McCallum tells Star Wars Insider they hope to be shooting by the end of 2008 or early in 2009.

Darth Waller
01-16-2008, 11:43 AM
• McCallum says they hope to have the first scripts by February 2008 since a November 2007 meeting was cancelled due to the Writers Guild strike. Lucasfilm may be making an independent deal with the Writers Guild of America.

Man, he doesn't let anything stand in the way of his vision. :lol Good news for us, anyway.

automaton
01-16-2008, 11:46 AM
"It's not as plot-driven"

oh no.

Darth Waller
01-16-2008, 12:06 PM
"It's not as plot-driven"

oh no.

I've got a bad feeling about this.

OSCORP
01-16-2008, 12:07 PM
That means just what he said it's more character based.(should be interesting)

Darthrazz
01-16-2008, 12:21 PM
So Boba Fett will be instrumental in this. So will he be more of a villain or a gun for hire for both the young rebellion and young Empire? An agent looking out for just his best interests? This is going to interesting, at least.

Anzik
01-16-2008, 12:22 PM
I wonder if Jimmy Smits will reprise his role.

foolkiller
01-16-2008, 12:22 PM
new characters? I smell the holiday special revisited. I wonder if Bea Arthur is under contract yet.

Darthrazz
01-16-2008, 12:30 PM
I wonder if Bea Arthur is under contract yet.

One can only hope that he's still available for that role.:monkey3

Darth Cruel
01-16-2008, 12:37 PM
Ponderance: I wonder how much commercial time will cost on the "Feature on a television budget"

Query: Is there a quote saying there would be no Jedi? Or was it just no main characters from the movies such as Kenobi, Skywalker, Skywalker, Solo...etc?

Observation: I don't see having AOTC and ROTS on your resume as being a positive for a concept artist.

Observation 2: I don't see any reason to believe this is going to be a cheesy production. And as GL has MERCIFULLY chosen to veer away from plot-based stories, I am sure "Bucky the Jawa's" Kloo horn plight has been scratched, although after Jar-Jar Binks, it would stand to reason that Bucky may be around for the "character-based" aspect of the series.

Outer_Rim
01-16-2008, 12:41 PM
That means just what he said it's more character based.(should be interesting)

Ditto. It only means each episode will introduce new characters and therefore new plots.

IrishJedi
01-16-2008, 12:44 PM
Observation: I don't see having AOTC and ROTS on your resume as being a positive for a concept artist.

Why? Production design/concept art was pretty much the best thing about the prequels.

Darth Cruel
01-16-2008, 12:51 PM
Why? Production design/concept art was pretty much the best thing about the prequels.

I am truly sorry that I have to differ with you so very strongly on that. Although I found a very few of the machines to be cool, most of them looked stupid to me, looked incredibly unlikely to be feasable to me, and looked years ahead of the OT vehicles in design to me as well. And that was a key issue that made it difficult for me to see the PT as PREQUELS to the OT. Even with the OT characters that died being in the PT. It seemed surreal to me. Like it was Star Wars, but from a different dimension or a re-vision of Star Wars.

galactiboy
01-16-2008, 12:52 PM
My only hope is that the series has more of a serious/dramatic bend to it as opposed to stuff trying to sell toys to kiddies. I'd like to see something maybe even a bit darker.

But of course my big hope is that this doesn't just totally suck. Because that would really be a shame and waste of a cool opportunity.

Darth Cruel
01-16-2008, 12:56 PM
I can say one thing for sure. I can not wait for Sideshow's figures from the TV shows! And I really hope they do some kind of limited animated version of any they may do from the animated series. Maybe like a extra head, hands and accessory. Or make it one of the Con exclusives that so many people seem to hate.

IrishJedi
01-16-2008, 01:00 PM
I am truly sorry that I have to differ with you so very strongly on that. Although I found a very few of the machines to be cool, most of them looked stupid to me, looked incredibly unlikely to be feasable to me, and looked years ahead of the OT vehicles in design to me as well. And that was a key issue that made it difficult for me to see the PT as PREQUELS to the OT. Even with the OT characters that died being in the PT. It seemed surreal to me. Like it was Star Wars, but from a different dimension or a re-vision of Star Wars.

The blame for all of that lays squarely at the feet of one George Lucas. He is the one who drove the type of designs he wanted and then utilized so much CG and technology in the rendering of the films that added to the visual dichotomy between the two trilogies.

My point is, looking more advanced than the OT or not, there was some spectacular design-work done on the PT, particularly on settings and costumes. Erik Tiemens is one extremely-talented dude. He's also the one who developed the color-scheme that Lucas used in ROTS to reflect mood and tone from lighting and color in each scene as the film went on. Pay particular attention to the progression of the Coruscant skyline the next time you watch the movie. That's brilliant stuff, and argubaly conveys more emotion and tonal depth than any of the actual characters onscreen.

Blackhole
01-16-2008, 01:09 PM
Ponderance: I wonder how much commercial time will cost on the "Feature on a television budget"

Query: Is there a quote saying there would be no Jedi? Or was it just no main characters from the movies such as Kenobi, Skywalker, Skywalker, Solo...etc?

Observation: I don't see having AOTC and ROTS on your resume as being a positive for a concept artist.

Observation 2: I don't see any reason to believe this is going to be a cheesy production. And as GL has MERCIFULLY chosen to veer away from plot-based stories, I am sure "Bucky the Jawa's" Kloo horn plight has been scratched, although after Jar-Jar Binks, it would stand to reason that Bucky may be around for the "character-based" aspect of the series.

Calm down...HK-47...I saw what you did there...:D

I cannot wait for these...I was at Celebration Europe when the Clone Wars trailer premiered...I WAS THERE...It was SO cool...then Rick McCallum walked past and everyone cheered...

I thought Boba Fett had lightsabers...doesn't really use them, but I'm sure he has some...

Darth Cruel
01-16-2008, 01:09 PM
The blame for all of that lays squarely at the feet of one George Lucas. He is the one who drove the type of designs he wanted and then utilized so much CG and technology in the rendering of the films that added to the visual dichotomy between the two trilogies.

My point is, looking more advanced than the OT or not, there was some spectacular design-work done on the PT, particularly on settings and costumes. Erik Tiemens is one extremely-talented dude (he's always the one who developed the color-scheme that Lucas used in ROTS to reflect mood and tone from lighting and color in each scene as the film went on).

OK - Can't deny that. Some of the sets and costumes were incredible.

Edit - LOL...all in fun, BH.

OSCORP
01-16-2008, 04:25 PM
From the new post i posed last page,i was wondering if aurra sing might be included in that group of BH's

bidge1000
01-16-2008, 04:33 PM
From the new post i posed last page,i was wondering if aurra sing might be included in that group of BH's

I'm nervous about this.... Star Wars on a TV budget. I foresee a lot of people sitting in a room, the odd incidental effect and a final "we saved the best for last" quick battle to resolve the end of each episode. Star Wars is as much about eye candy as character, anyone who doesn't think so should ask someone who saw Star Wars for the first time on the big screen when the big Star Destroyer emerged on screen at the beginning, that scene stunned people, the rest is history. They really need to keep that sinergy with the movies and not cop out by using the word 'gritty' a lot to promote the series.

D

IrishJedi
01-16-2008, 05:01 PM
I'm nervous about this.... Star Wars on a TV budget. I foresee a lot of people sitting in a room, the odd incidental effect and a final "we saved the best for last" quick battle to resolve the end of each episode.

In other words, more like the original film.

Works for me. :rock

bidge1000
01-16-2008, 09:48 PM
In other words, more like the original film.

Works for me. :rock

no... on a TV budget. More like The Adventures Of Lois And Clark!:emperor
Not like the original film........at all........in the slightest!

D

Darth Cruel
01-16-2008, 09:58 PM
I am hoping for the quality of Battlestar Galactica (yeah, the new one). BSG has a lot of plot, but a lot more character developement than a lot of main stream network shows. I hope that the SW TV show is on one of the cable networks like The Sci Fi Channel. I think it could find a real home there. If it has the quality of BSG and the heavy character depth that is alluded to, it could be very good.

Now, realistically, I am guessing that it will end up more like "Lost in Space" (yeah, the old one) and be shown on TBS.

Edit - I can see it now...C-3PO coming out from behind a rock waving his arms at the elbow yelling "Danger! Danger Luke Skywalker!".

JustinLuck
01-16-2008, 10:11 PM
As long as the TV series gives the ambiance of the original star wars universe and not the prequels, I'll be interested.

OSCORP
02-11-2008, 05:16 PM
source: MTV.com (http://moviesblog.mtv.com/2008/02/10/samuel-l-jackson-may-return-as-mace-windu-in-star-wars-cgi-series)
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EXCERPT:

As we all know the “Star Wars” saga is far from over with not one but two television series in development. The live action series is set to take place after the events of Episode III meaning a Mace Windu appearance ain’t looking so likely BUT there’s always the new CGI animated Clone Wars series.

And Sam Jackson sounds game to return.”Yeah, absolutely,” Jackson told MTV News today when asked if he’s interested in voicing the Mace Windu character in the new series. “I would love to,” Jackson said when asked if he’s ready to be the ill-fated Jedi warrior once again. Most exciting of all? Jackson confirmed that Lucas and company have expressed interest.

“I have talked to them about it,” he said.”A lot of people love that character,” Jackson continued, pondering the continuing adventures of the only Jedi on record to wield a purple lightsaber.

The Josh
02-11-2008, 05:25 PM
Cool! Could be quite interesting.

Kuzeh
02-11-2008, 06:32 PM
Hell yeah!
Mace Samuel Windu rocks!!

OSCORP
02-11-2008, 10:25 PM
Star Wars: The Clone Wars In Theaters and on Television in 2008
February 12, 2008

A new era of Star Wars entertainment begins in 2008 when Star Wars: The Clone Wars, from creator George Lucas (http://www.starwars.com/bio/georgelucas.html), premieres as an all-new feature film in August, followed by the television series debut in the fall, in a partnership announced today between Lucasfilm Ltd., Warner Bros. Pictures and Turner Broadcasting System Inc. Produced by Lucasfilm Animation, Star Wars: The Clone Wars takes audiences on incredible new Star Wars adventures, combining the legendary storytelling of Lucasfilm with an eye-popping, signature animation style. Star Wars: The Clone Wars will open in North American theaters Friday, August 15. International release dates will be announced soon.


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"I felt there were a lot more Star Wars stories left to tell," said George Lucas, executive producer of Star Wars: The Clone Wars. "I was eager to start telling some of them through animation and, at the same time, push the art of animation forward."The theatrical debut of Star Wars: The Clone Wars is only the beginning of all-new Star Wars adventures that continue in the fall when the long-awaited television series premieres on Cartoon Network, followed by airings on TNT. Details regarding international broadcasts will be announced shortly. Star Wars: The Clone Wars showcases an entirely new look and feel to the galaxy far, far away -- combining the expansive scope of the Star Wars Saga with state-of-the-art computer-generated animation. Each week, viewers will see a thrilling, 30-minute "mini-movie" created by the talented artists at Lucasfilm Animation.


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On the front lines of an intergalactic struggle between good and evil, fans young and old will join such favorite characters as Anakin Skywalker (http://www.starwars.com/databank/character/anakinskywalker/), Obi-Wan Kenobi (http://www.starwars.com/databank/character/obiwankenobi/) and Padmé Amidala (http://www.starwars.com/databank/character/amidala/), along with brand-new heroes like Anakin's padawan learner, Ahsoka. Sinister villains -- led by Darth Sidious (http://www.starwars.com/databank/character/darthsidious/), Count Dooku (http://www.starwars.com/databank/character/countdooku/) and General Grievous (http://www.starwars.com/databank/character/generalgrievous/) -- are poised to rule the galaxy. Stakes are high, and the fate of the Star Wars universe rests in the hands of the daring Jedi Knight (http://www.starwars.com/databank/organization/thejediorder/)s. Their exploits lead to the action-packed battles and astonishing new revelations that fill Star Wars: The Clone Wars."Warner Bros. and Turner are uniquely positioned to deliver on the enormous potential of The Clone Wars because together they offer a world-class opportunity: the theatrical and home-video distribution of Warner Bros. and the broad reach of the Turner Networks," said Micheline Chau, President and Chief Operating Officer of Lucasfilm Ltd. "This terrific combination hits the key demographic groups, ranging from kids to adults, that make up the Star Wars audience."


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Dan Fellman, Warner Bros. Pictures President of Domestic Distribution, added, "This is a breakthrough project -- returning Star Wars to the big screen in a completely new way while beginning an exciting new chapter in George Lucas' legendary saga. We immediately felt that it would be a fantastic theatrical event and are thrilled to be bringing it to moviegoers." "Nothing like this has ever been produced for television," said Stuart Snyder, President/COO Turner Animation,Young Adults & Kids Media. "For 30 years, Star Wars has shown that it appeals to a huge breadth of fans. The Clone Wars on Cartoon Network will be appointment television for everyone in the family. We're thrilled to be working with Lucasfilm again and very excited to be playing a role in bringing this remarkable adventure to viewers."With a new story each week, Star Wars: The Clone Wars continues the tradition of thrilling stories, astonishing visuals and extraordinary music that have always been the hallmarks of the Star Wars Saga.
Lucasfilm Animation, which is based in Marin County, Calif., with a studio in Singapore, has produced more than 30 all-new episodes of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, and production continues on even more exciting episodes.
The first in a planned series of special web-only documentaries that chronicle the development of Star Wars: The Clone Wars debuts online today, and can be found here (http://www.starwars.com/video/view/623.html).

DarthTrafford
02-11-2008, 10:47 PM
Wait so The Clone Wars is going to be released in movie theaters 1st then on TV or am I getting it wrong?
:chew

Lord Aykroyd
02-11-2008, 11:17 PM
Wait so The Clone Wars is going to be released in movie theaters 1st then on TV or am I getting it wrong?
:chew

:chew THATS WHAT I READ TOO!!! :chew

tomandshell
02-12-2008, 12:11 AM
Star Wars: The Clone Wars will open in North American theaters Friday, August 15.

:chew :chew :chew

I am taking my son, that's for sure!!

So will they just give us the first three episodes back to back in theaters, or will the initial theatrical feature actually be a stand alone introduction/prelude to the series?

And it's really good to hear that they have been talking to Samuel L. Jackson, and that he's interested in doing the voice for Mace.

darthviper107
02-12-2008, 12:22 AM
It seems they're just taking the first three episodes and having it as a movie, not split--more like on the Clone Wars DVD's where it just goes naturally to the next one.



Makes me wonder though if it'll be playing in 3D in theaters, good fit. I just hope it's not cheesy.

Mooncat
02-12-2008, 01:53 AM
if they feel its warranted twould make sense for Lucas to go for box office takings for the 1st three episodes rather than just selling the entire show to a network, I suppose for more mullah !

I mean its been a while Lucas might be Skint :rolleyes:

However if they didnt air the 1st three shows on TV first and you hadnt gone to the theatre to watch them, Im guessing the TV show might be a bit confusing

So id half expect them to air the 1st three episodes on TV as well as the theatre

Kuzeh
02-12-2008, 07:40 AM
Sweet!!
More Star Wars @ the movies!!:chew:chew

Matt S
02-12-2008, 08:30 AM
I am cool with this; my crap cable company still doesn't offer HD, so I will have to download these online to see them as they were meant to be show: HD!!!!!

Blackhole
02-12-2008, 08:34 AM
August eh?

That means I'll be free to go and queue up for a week...

IronFingaz
02-12-2008, 08:38 AM
I doubt they will show it in theaters here and if they do, they will most likely translate it to danish:emperor:banghead Ain't no f@#%ing way i'm watching Star Wars in danish!! That goes for all animated movies they translate. It's Sounds like crap:yuck

Darth Loki
02-12-2008, 08:52 AM
Honestly, I don't like the idea of having to pay for stuff that I'd normally get for free on TV.

Would you like it if the first 3 episodes of LOST/Heroes were shown in a theater?

darthviper107
02-12-2008, 08:58 AM
Honestly, I don't like the idea of having to pay for stuff that I'd normally get for free on TV.

Would you like it if the first 3 episodes of LOST/Heroes were shown in a theater?

Think of it like you're paying to see it early and in twice the resolution and with amazing sound.

Matt S
02-12-2008, 08:58 AM
Honestly, I don't like the idea of having to pay for stuff that I'd normally get for free on TV.

Would you like it if the first 3 episodes of LOST/Heroes were shown in a theater?

Oh, they get our money in the end, usually. Whether it be DVD or merchandise.

Here is how I look at it: we can buy a tix to something that enables those profits to go toward paying for the next 97 episodes that we may not have gotten otherwise! Paying a little green in the theatre (and seeing a cool looking show on the Big Screen no less!) paves the way for other big profile shows like down the road....whatever we think about George Lucas as a bonafide storyteller, he sure is a smart businessman! If that means I get 100 Clone Wars episodes because of it, hey, bring it on!!!

So, I do not mind buying a tix to something I normally would see on just tv!

jedibear
02-12-2008, 09:52 AM
Missed this thread! For those who are interested...

Variety posted this news about the upcoming "Clone Wars" series:

Animated 'Star Wars' to hit theaters

Another "Star Wars" tale is on its way to the bigscreen, but it won't be distributed by Fox.

Lucasfilm has partnered with Warner Bros. Pictures and Turner Broadcasting on "Star Wars: The Clone Wars," a 3-D toon that will bow in theaters this August before moving to the smallscreen in the fall. The Aug. 15 feature will set the stage for the spinoff skein, which will bow on Cartoon Network, followed by airings on TNT. International release dates for the feature and TV series are still being set.

Multiplatform project is an expansion of the earlier "Clone Wars" microseries that aired on Cartoon Network. However, Fox's homevid arm released those episodes on DVD, just as it has distributed every "Star Wars" theatrical release since 1977.

Lucasfilm said Warner Bros.' cable and theatrical resources made it an especially good fit for the project. "We're trying to do something unprecedented -- marrying TV series and theatrical release," a rep said.

Under this deal, Warner will release the film and TV skein on DVD.

Warner execs eagerly tracked the project throughout the development process, and decided to give the property a theatrical launch after seeing footage.

"I don't know anyone who wouldn't want it," said Stuart Snyder, president and chief operating officer of Turner Animation, Young Adults and Kids Media, who said a theatrical launch "has always been contemplated as part of the process."

The "Star Wars: The Clone Wars" movie is expected to run around 100 minutes and pick up between episode II and III. Anakin Skywalker is not yet Darth Vader. The story will then continue in 30-minute smallscreen installments.

George Lucas, who has revisited the property and time again over the decades, said he mounted this new spinoff because he "felt there were a lot more 'Star Wars' stories left to tell." He said he wanted to tell them through animation, pushing the technology forward at the same time.

Lucas serves as exec producer on the project, which will primarily employ voice actors. The only original actors returning are Anthony Daniels as C3PO and Matthew Wood as General Grievous and the battledroids.

Dave Filoni is the helmer. Henry Gilroy, Scott Murphy and Steven Melching are the writers. Catherine Winder is producer.

Lucasfilm Animation has already produced more than 30 episodes in the TV skein, with production continuing in Singapore and Taiwan. On Tuesday, Lucasfilm is launching an online Web docu about the project at Starwars.com.


Well...it's a novel way to launch the show...and releasing it in August after the summer blockbusters have worn out their welcome (and before kds head back to school) should fill the seats. I am surprised Fox isn't involved, but Cartoon Network is getting it which does make sense...
I like the idea of seeing this on a big screen "first" before the weekly installments start...should be fun.

jedibear
02-12-2008, 09:58 AM
Honestly, I don't like the idea of having to pay for stuff that I'd normally get for free on TV.

Would you like it if the first 3 episodes of LOST/Heroes were shown in a theater?

Absolutely! Actually, you've hit on a really great idea....instead of crap commercials and endless trailers for crap nobody wants to see, I'd love it if the studios partnered up to have episodes of popular shows paired up with different films...the concept could be considered the great grandchild of the featurette or the newsreel...and be a novel new way of attracting folks to the theatres...

But that's a whole 'nother topic....

chewblacca
02-12-2008, 10:24 AM
I wonder how this film would interactwith all of the expanded universe books that have been written between episodes 2 and 3. Will this be considered just an expanded universe film, or is it a part of true Star Wars continuity?

Darth Loki
02-12-2008, 10:43 AM
I wonder how this film would interactwith all of the expanded universe books that have been written between episodes 2 and 3. Will this be considered just an expanded universe film, or is it a part of true Star Wars continuity?

Hold on. Theres continuity in Star Wars? :confused:

MaulFan
02-12-2008, 11:02 AM
I wonder how this film would interactwith all of the expanded universe books that have been written between episodes 2 and 3. Will this be considered just an expanded universe film, or is it a part of true Star Wars continuity?

No doubt, this show will likely be filled with contradictions to the films, novels and comics already in place, but it'll be entertaining I'm sure. I like that it's going to debut on the big screen because it means a likelihood that the first hour and a half, 2 hours, of the show will be movie proportions, but then again, the show could be a downer if all the steam is exhausted on the premier.

ProgMatinee
02-12-2008, 11:12 AM
Honestly, I don't like the idea of having to pay for stuff that I'd normally get for free on TV.

Would you like it if the first 3 episodes of LOST/Heroes were shown in a theater?

My understanding is the episodes will be put on tv too, so you can pass on the theater and see it on tv.

I like the idea, as IMO SW is always more awesome on the big screen, and I'd pay to see lots of things on the big screen that I'd get for free on tv.

Hell, I'd pay to see Predator on the bigscreen and that movies on tv all the time.

I hope the movie offered in Imax 3D, that would be awesome.

Darth Waller
02-12-2008, 11:16 AM
I know that Cartoon Network and TNT have HD channels on DirecTV, but has either channel shown true HD shows or do they do stretch-o-vision? I haven't checked out either channel in the past few months.

I'd prefer to see this in HD since I'm an HD snob now.

IrishJedi
02-12-2008, 11:44 AM
My understanding is the episodes will be put on tv too, so you can pass on the theater and see it on tv.

Actually, the concept is that the movie will be a self-contained 100 minute story that will set up the TV show. It will also be released separately on DVD. It'll be on TV at some point (everything is), but from what I'm hearing the theatrical film will not be split up into the first 3-4 episodes of the show this Fall, as some are assuming. The show has some 20+ episodes of its own that they'll jump right into.

automaton
02-12-2008, 12:11 PM
i would love to see more Star Wars in the theater!

ProgMatinee
02-12-2008, 12:22 PM
Actually, the concept is that the movie will be a self-contained 100 minute story that will set up the TV show. It will also be released separately on DVD. It'll be on TV at some point (everything is), but from what I'm hearing the theatrical film will not be split up into the first 3-4 episodes of the show this Fall, as some are assuming. The show has some 20+ episodes of its own that they'll jump right into.

Hmm. Thats not how I read the announcement at first glance, but rereading it, you are probably right.

My guess is the film will come out on DVD (and possibly air on TV) right before the series goes to its normal run.

bidge1000
02-12-2008, 12:28 PM
really really looking forward to the animated shows! The last versions were amazing. Still a bit wary of the live action series at the moment. The fact that this is in theaters will open it up to a wider audience, a lot of casual watchers won't know about the series no matter how much they advertise.

There's even talk of Samuel L. Jackson Doing the Mace Windu voice, it's gonna be really great this!!!!

D:chew:chew:chew:chew:chew:chew

Brent72
02-12-2008, 12:36 PM
This is exciting news!!! Great to finally have some new Star Wars content on the horizon. :chew

IrishJedi
02-12-2008, 12:38 PM
If the early look is any indication, this might be the best new "Star Wars" film to hit theaters since 1983. :monkey3

Shropt
02-12-2008, 12:53 PM
This series looks amazing. Everyone must go to Starwars.com and see the video that pops up on the main page.

That Ahksana chick is awesome! Probably one of the best original characters in a long time! I know I'll be seeing these in theaters on opening weekend!!!

:bunnydanc

Batty
02-12-2008, 08:21 PM
Is there a single SW fan not looking forward to this? I can't wait!

Here's the sneak peek (http://www.starwars.com/video/view/000478.html) again. :chew

Vader AL
02-12-2008, 09:34 PM
it may have been discussed but i don't want to read through numerous pages....has anyone announced any plans to produce some maquettes, similar to GG's, for this movie? didn't GG say they weren't producing anymore CW maquettes?

IrishJedi
02-12-2008, 09:46 PM
it may have been discussed but i don't want to read through numerous pages....has anyone announced any plans to produce some maquettes, similar to GG's, for this movie? didn't GG say they weren't producing anymore CW maquettes?

There is going to be tons of stuff geared toward this. Figures, statues, maquettes, busts, etc.

What has ended are the lines (including the mini comics) based on the previous Animated CW. The reason for that is because LFL wants the licensees to switch gears to this one.

What remains to be seen is if Gentle Giant will then steal the style of this animation to exploit their other licenses like they did last time (LOTR, Pirates, Horror, etc). :rolleyes:

Amir
02-13-2008, 01:26 AM
Is there a single SW fan not looking forward to this? I can't wait!

Here's the sneak peek (http://www.starwars.com/video/view/000478.html) again. :chew

That looks pretty cool indeed, I just don't want any merchandise from the show and I hope Sideshow sticks to actual Movie stuff.

theropod
02-13-2008, 02:12 AM
What remains to be seen is if Gentle Giant will then steal the style of this animation to exploit their other licenses like they did last time (LOTR, Pirates, Horror, etc). :rolleyes:

In the case of POTC, Disney had already established a cartoon look for liscensed Pirates merch, although most of it was relegated to kid stuff like coloring books, t-shirts and such.
-theropod

Sachiel
02-13-2008, 03:53 AM
There are some POTC figures out now that are in an animated style.

Mooncat
02-13-2008, 06:06 AM
Is there a single SW fan not looking forward to this? I can't wait!

Here's the sneak peek (http://www.starwars.com/video/view/000478.html) again. :chew

What a nightmare no videos will play from star wars.com

and the player is only flash 9

anyone else experiencing problems viewing those videos ?

anyone any suggestions ?

BTW is the video in the above link this on youtube :

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jtaKAYNvv2s

while im on anyone seen :

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nMYcNRckO14

Rogue Trooper
02-13-2008, 12:22 PM
This is going to great, only thing that bugs me is jabbas son or nephew being kidnapped. seem like a starnge choice.

STAR WARS BACK ON THE BIG SCREEN!!!

paulcarson
02-13-2008, 12:24 PM
Can anyone see that video on the star wars site ? I can't ... :(

automaton
02-13-2008, 12:35 PM
yo MOONCAT... yeah, that is the trailer, but there is also a new behind the scenes up at the Star Wars site (with additional footage).

Rogue Trooper
02-13-2008, 01:24 PM
The Clone Wars into utube there you will get a couple of 3:13 length videos, its looks epic.

OSCORP
02-13-2008, 02:35 PM
"Hayden Christensen, who played Anakin in "Sith" and "Clones," told MTV News that he hasn't been called to participate in the project, but expressed his interest to do so all the same.
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"I'd be happy to do the voice," he said. "That'd be a neat thing for me to do. So tell them to ask me about that."
For fans of the movie trilogies, the "Clone Wars" series seems to be a minefield of potential continuity errors. Of major note is the appearance of Ahsoka Tano, a young Togruta, who becomes Anakin's Padawan apprentice. Not only is there no mention of Ahsoka in any other installment, hard-core "Star Wars" fans could tell you that, as he's not a full-fledged Jedi master, Anakin shouldn't even have an apprentice at all."

McHavyck
02-13-2008, 02:37 PM
New pics from Clone Wars...


http://i126.photobucket.com/albums/p86/chrismac99/tcw1l.jpg
http://i126.photobucket.com/albums/p86/chrismac99/tcw2l.jpg
http://i126.photobucket.com/albums/p86/chrismac99/tcw3l.jpg

Blackhole
02-13-2008, 02:44 PM
Yeah, but Ki-Adi Mundi wasn't a Jedi Master either, and he took A'Sharad Hett as his padawan...

Then again, look how that turned out...:(

Nice pics BTW...

IrishJedi
02-13-2008, 02:47 PM
Jedi Knights can have Padawans, too. Obi-Wan wasn't a Master until between AOTC and ROTS, and there are several other Knights who've had Padawans.

The problem with the character is that she's contrived and has been shoe-horned in. This will be made even worse if she's not killed off during the course of the show.

And poor Hayden and Sam Jackson... I highly doubt Lucasfilm is going to want to pay them to come in and re-record dialogue that already exists from other voice actors. It would be cool, though.

crasis
02-13-2008, 03:52 PM
And poor Hayden and Sam Jackson... I highly doubt Lucasfilm is going to want to pay them to come in and re-record dialogue that already exists from other voice actors. It would be cool, though.

But they'd be foolish not to. So far, the only returning cast member is Anthony Daniels. To really punch this thing up, they should try to reach out to the original cast as much as possible. But then again, logic doesn't always apply... :rolleyes:

Anzik
02-13-2008, 04:31 PM
They'll use voice actors

Brent72
02-13-2008, 04:47 PM
Both Hayden and now Samuel L. have publicly said they'd like to do the voice work on "Clone Wars". It will be interesting to see if Lucas takes them up on their offers and if they'd do it for a discount rate as we all know GL likes to do things on the cheap.

Mooncat
02-13-2008, 05:49 PM
Hell probably record them now and then use them in the 20 year re-launch

Amir
02-13-2008, 05:49 PM
I would think it's too late, like Irish has said the shows are mostly complete. I don't they would go back and re-record voices they already have.

Shropt
02-13-2008, 05:53 PM
Hell probably record them now and then use them in the 20 year re-launch

20 years? More like under 10.

Buttmunch
02-13-2008, 09:16 PM
August 15th release date? No memorial day?

automaton
02-14-2008, 01:31 AM
But they'd be foolish not to. So far, the only returning cast member is Anthony Daniels. To really punch this thing up, they should try to reach out to the original cast as much as possible. But then again, logic doesn't always apply... :rolleyes:

i think i would prefer voice actors! the more fresh blood Star Wars gets the better.

IrishJedi
02-14-2008, 07:26 PM
August 15th release date? No memorial day?

Uh, Lucasfilm will be busy releasing another movie around Memorial Day.

;)

Darth Cruel
02-14-2008, 07:55 PM
Yeah, but Ki-Adi Mundi wasn't a Jedi Master either, and he took A'Sharad Hett as his padawan

I look at it like this. A Padawan has to prove him(her)self as a Jedi before they become one. And a Jedi knight has to prove they can teach a Padawan before they become a Master.

Helps ME sleep at night.

Darth Caedus
02-15-2008, 05:09 PM
But while a lot of the action and characters will be familiar to most fans of the series, a majority of the voices won't. Lucas has decided to move forward without many of his most recognizable stars behind the mic.

"That'd be great for me, I would love to," Samuel L. Jackson, who played Jedi Mace Windu, enthused. "Yeah, [there's interest]."

Hayden Christensen, who played Anakin in "Sith" and "Clones," told MTV News that he hasn't been called to participate in the project, but expressed his interest to do so all the same.


" I'd be happy to do the voice," he said. "That'd be a neat thing for me to do. So tell them to ask me about that."

If Lucas asked Hayden and Samuel they would do it. Lucas probably doesn't want to pay them.

Blackhole
02-16-2008, 05:00 AM
The Clone Wars trailer just came up on www.digg.com...

"New Clone Wars Trailer Emerges"...

:rotfl:rotfl

Yeah, it's new to you if you didn't see it in July...

OSCORP
02-17-2008, 08:05 PM
I must be one of the few that are not excited for the new animated show in the least.

I know how the clone wars ends.
Anakin's padawan screams merchandising opportunity and thats it (IMO)
Seems too kiddie ( i know SW is geared to the kiddies)

I hope i'm shocked and surprised and totally love it,but i'm more looking forward to the live action series which is supposed to be "darker and more edgy"And the ep3-4 time line interests me more.

Darth Loki
02-17-2008, 08:18 PM
I must be one of the few that are not excited for the new animated show in the least.

I know how the clone wars ends.
Anakin's padawan screams merchandising opportunity and thats it (IMO)
Seems too kiddie ( i know SW is geared to the kiddies)

I hope i'm shocked and surprised and totally love it,but i'm more looking forward to the live action series which is supposed to be "darker and more edgy"And the ep3-4 time line interests me more.

This series is supposed to be more edgy as well. I heard that it was going to be PG-13'ish. Don't know if that'll change by the time it comes out but it still has the chance to be really good.

What I'm concerned about is how they are going to tie this in with the Clone Wars show we all know and love.

OSCORP
02-17-2008, 08:20 PM
I hope so cause more SW is always good.

Anzik
02-17-2008, 10:59 PM
I'm gonna have fun watching this with my kids.

OSCORP
02-18-2008, 05:10 PM
My little girl loathes SW wanna trade?

Anzik
02-18-2008, 10:20 PM
How old is she? Its best to start them really young, hold them in your arms and fly them around the room during podrace/starfighter battles and for the girls let them watch the ewok cartoons.

Remember, if she can be turned she could be a powerful ally.

OSCORP
02-18-2008, 10:23 PM
6 and she will not be turned!

Anzik
02-18-2008, 10:44 PM
Did you try the ewok cartoons?

You have the cute little Togruda padawan in the upcoming CW series too.
My daughter is five and just loves watching it with me, but she prefers the cute critters while her 8yr old brother prefers the scary monsters.
Then we have my 6 yr old niece who prefers the gory scenes.

OSCORP
02-18-2008, 10:47 PM
Yup own them.

she's a pony girl.

Anzik
02-18-2008, 10:55 PM
Damn, that sucks. I would keep at it, just gently and inconspicuously.

My kids also love the galactic heroes figures too. I generally tell my daughter not to touch them which pretty much guarantees she'll play with them.

Mithrandier
02-24-2008, 08:34 AM
WONDERCON '08: THE LUCASFILM PANEL
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by Peter Svensson

The premiere of the Star Wars: The Clone Wars theatrical trailer was the endcap to Lucasfilm's first panel of the convention season. Head of Fan Relations for Lucasfilms, Steve Sansweet, introduced the company's newest plans and upcoming releases. After first reminding fans that they've been proven wrong about there not being any new Star Wars films twice before, he affirmed the theatrical release of a Star Wars animated feature, Star Wars: The Clone Wars. Set between Episodes II and III, the feature and upcoming weekly TV series will flesh out the period previously explored by the traditionally animated cartoon shorts.

A short video about the history of organized Star Wars fandom at conventions followed. The clip started with San Diego Comic Con in 1977 and continued through the series of Star Wars: Celebration conventions that have become an annual event for fans, ending with the announcement of Star Wars: Celebration Japan. The convention will occur on July 19th through 21st in a convention center outside of Tokyo. More information will be announced on the Star Wars website. http://www.starwars.com/

The upcoming video game, Star Wars: The Force Unleashed was the next topic of conversation, as game producer Brett Rector entered the stage. After the trailer for the game was played, Rector explained the basic plot. The Force Unleashed casts the player as Darth Vader's apprentice in the time period between Episodes III and IV, charged with exterminating the Jedi and not leaving any witnesses. He also confirmed that the player really does get to use the force to pull a Star Destroyer out of the sky, as portrayed in the trailer. Responding to comments from Sansweet about the extreme depiction of force powers in the game as opposed to the films, he explained that the Clone Wars cartoon by Genndy Tartakovsky was his main inspiration. “It's not breaking continuity, but a new way of looking at force powers.” said Rector.

George Lucas was involved to some extent with the creation of the videogame, giving guidelines for what they needed to include such as comedy and a love interest. According to Rector, the game is at the Alpha stage, having been completed and free of all major bugs. It's set for release summer 2008. The game was delayed due to the need to create new technologies for the new generation videogame systems that the game will be released for. The Wii version will use the Wii Remote for the lightsaber, and the Nunchuck accessory for the other Force powers.

Familiar faces from the films and the expanded universe are set to appear. Confirming rumors stated in the recent Vanity Fair article, Rector explained that players will be able to play Darth Vader in the first level of the game. Vader is said to play like people would expect, not running but walking briskly. Gameplay footage from the XBOX 360 version was shown, which had the player kill a large number of stormtroopers, then face a Jedi Master on the planet Raxus Prime.

On April 29th, the fourth and final volume of the Young Indiana Jones Chronicles comes out on DVD. A short trailer was played, after which it was announced that there would be ten DVDs with seven full length episodes and thirty hours of bonus documentaries.

Indiana Jones returns to movie theaters on May 22 with Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. The film's trailer was shown, followed by a trailer for Lego Indiana Jones: The Video Game.

A short video from Robot Chicken creators Seth Green and Matthew Senreich was next, interspersing clips from their recent Star Wars themed special on Adult Swim with their answering questions from fans and apologizing for not attending the con. After explaining that they named the show from a Chinese take-out menu as the reasoning for why they chose Robot Chicken instead of Droid Chicken, and commenting on how George Lucas smells good, they said that they probably will include a new Star Wars parody of some sort in their upcoming fourth season.

Then, a short video about the upcoming Star Wars: Clone Wars animated film and series, set to air on Cartoon Network and TNT as a weekly series after a premiere movie shows in theaters August 15th, aired, featuring supervising director Dave Filoni, who explained that fans have been interested in the Clone Wars since their first mention in Star Wars back in 1977. The series is set to further explore the character of Anakin Skywalker, his relationship with mentor Obi-Wan Kenobi, and introduce new character Ashoka Tano, Anakin's padawan apprentice. The young girl Jedi Knight will be introduced in the animated feature.

Producer of the upcoming Star Wars animated feature film and TV series Catherine Winder with Dave Filoni then took the stage, flanked by stormtroopers. Claiming the union cost was exorbitant, the stormtroopers were then ordered to leave by Sansweet. They discussed the series as being what George Lucas wanted to do now that he wasn't constricted by the need to complete the six film series. Each thirty minute episode will tell a complete story, that will over time form a larger story arc. While the panelists couldn't discuss the plot for the film, they did talk about the production's desire to be faithful the original designs for the 1977 film, as well as the work of every designer who followed. George Lucas, who was originally planning to not be very involved with the production meets with the team every week, approving or disapproving of their work as he sees fit. “George will say, 'Guys, what are you doing? That's not Star Wars!' or 'That's Star Wars.” said Filoni.

The panel ended with the trailer for the upcoming Star Wars: The Clone Wars movie.

http://www.starwars.com/theclonewars/news/img/20080212_1_bg.jpg

http://forum.newsarama.com/showthread.php?t=147952

IrishJedi
02-24-2008, 08:36 AM
It sounds like there really wasn't anything new reveiled at that panel other than that new CLONE WARS: The Movie trailer. I hope that's posted soon! :rock

Mithrandier
02-24-2008, 08:43 AM
take a look at the following link then for a trailer:

http://www.starwars.com/video/view/000478.html

http://www.starwars.com/theclonewars/news/img/20080212_3_bg.jpg

http://www.starwars.com/theclonewars/news/img/20080212_2_bg.jpg

Natrix
02-24-2008, 09:49 AM
Did we really need a new thread for this?

It already has 2 or 3 other threads going on...:monkey1

Mithrandier
02-24-2008, 10:46 AM
Did we really need a new thread for this?

It already has 2 or 3 other threads going on...:monkey1

Then the mods can feel free to delete it.

I am not a Star Wars fan, but saw the information and thought it would be fine to share.

Did not see a thread on the first couple of pages and didn't do a search.

Sorry, mods you are more than welcome to delete this thread.

Collector Freak
02-24-2008, 10:46 AM
I'm sorry, but that animation is awful. I loved the original cartoon designs, but this looks way off from what SW should. And Anakin having his own protege is definitely a Lucas-original idea. You know how I know? Because it sucks!

IrishJedi
02-24-2008, 11:00 AM
take a look at the following link then for a trailer:

http://www.starwars.com/video/view/000478.html

That's the original trailer they debuted at Celebration IV last May. I assumed from today's post that they debuted a new Theatrical Trailer at WonderCon this weekend.

Darth Madden
02-24-2008, 11:06 AM
Ok, I haven't been keeping up with all the new clone wars news but is it going to be an exact redo of the first clone wars or an entire new one that will make the first one worthless (in terms of content.)

MaulFan
02-24-2008, 11:08 AM
Ok, I haven't been keeping up with all the new clone wars news but is it going to be an exact redo of the first clone wars or an entire new one that will make the first one worthless (in terms of content.)

I believe it's a continuation.

The first half of the Cartoon Network show was just at the beginning of the Clone Wars basically, then for the second half, they leaped from that point to just days before Episode III took place.

I believe this new show is going to cover the gap between the 2 halves of the original show, as the Clones still look AOTC, and Anakin's hair is just starting to get long but isn't at Ep3 length. The Clone Wars lasted 3 years in SW time, so there's much to be told that the original show didn't have time for.

Anzik
02-24-2008, 11:16 AM
The problem with Anakin's jump to swearing allegiance to Palpatine was that he didn't seem to have enough motivation to turn to the darkside. I think we will get to see him lose a lot more. I'm quite sure his padawan will bite the dust, and there will probably be quite a few civilians he bonds to (much like he did when he saved the blue people in the cartoon) that get slaughtered.

Anakin will be in for a rough ride.

Darth Madden
02-24-2008, 12:10 PM
Thanks Maul, I was hoping I didn't need to toss my original dvd's now.

Deak Starkiller
02-24-2008, 02:40 PM
The problem with Anakin's jump to swearing allegiance to Palpatine was that he didn't seem to have enough motivation to turn to the darkside. I think we will get to see him lose a lot more. I'm quite sure his padawan will bite the dust, and there will probably be quite a few civilians he bonds to (much like he did when he saved the blue people in the cartoon) that get slaughtered.

Anakin will be in for a rough ride.

Well what do you know? All of that should have been in the movie. :monkey5 I am stoked. Cautiously stoked I might add.

nash
02-24-2008, 02:48 PM
Im confused is this going to be a full length movie or a series like the other 2 animated clone wars?

Deak Starkiller
02-24-2008, 02:54 PM
Both Nash.

MaulFan
02-24-2008, 02:55 PM
Im confused is this going to be a full length movie or a series like the other 2 animated clone wars?

It's a TV series that's going to kick off with a theatrically released movie, almost like how some TV shows have a single movie pilot and eventually a series spawns from it.

IrishJedi
02-24-2008, 03:41 PM
Right. On 8/15, WB and Lucasfilm will be releasing the feature movie in theaters, which will be about 100 minutes long and will be single story mostly following Anakin and Obi-Wan.

Then, in the Fall, the show will start on Cartoon Network. There will be at least 100 episodes total (30 are already complete or near completion) and each episode will be about 24 or so minutes in length (30 mins with commercials). Unlike the movie, the individual episodes will focus not only on the main characters but on other various characters and stories as well, including entire arcs about individual clone troopers and obscure Jedi characters like Plo Koon.

Sachiel
02-24-2008, 03:58 PM
Unlike the movie, the individual episodes will focus not only on the main characters but on other various characters and stories as well, including entire arcs about individual clone troopers and obscure Jedi characters like Plo Koon.

:rock

Oh yeah!

Agent0028
02-24-2008, 04:04 PM
I'm going to have to get cable to see this, so it better be good!

Darth Caedus
02-24-2008, 04:40 PM
I'm going to have to get cable to see this, so it better be good!

Damn, how do you not have cable already? I think I would die without it.

This is one of the reasons why I stopped going to the Star Wars panels at SDCC, they just don't seem to ever have anything they haven't shown like 500 times before already.

galactiboy
02-24-2008, 04:55 PM
So will this then basically span the entire Clone Wars? And I guess it will weave-in with the original cartoon, or will there be no connection?

Agent0028
02-24-2008, 05:11 PM
Damn, how do you not have cable already? I think I would die without it.

I was on dial-up until this past Christmas. :lol

Darth Caedus
02-24-2008, 05:13 PM
I was on dial-up until this past Christmas. :lol

http://mysnowpro.com/jonathanlawson/images/2007/10/insanity.jpg

DouglasMcc
02-24-2008, 05:14 PM
So will this then basically span the entire Clone Wars? And I guess it will weave-in with the original cartoon, or will there be no connection?

It won't have to interweave. Clone Wars Micro-Series 1 - took place at the beginning of the Clone Wars. Micro-Series 2 took place a few days before Episode III. That leaves close to 3 years of continuity time to tell stories in. Lucas has confirmed numerous times, he loved the original cartoon and considers it canon like the films. Therefore, there is no reason for him to counteract or ignore the original cartoon. Now, how this affects the Dark Horse comic continuity is anyone's guess. But, that's another story.

I also don't see what people have against Anakin having a Padawan. This cartoon is set during a time of War when many Masters and Knights were slaughtered. Were their Padawans suppose to just be abandoned? No, they would be assigned to the best Master or Knight available. At this point in his life, Anakin qualifies. If you can accept Obi-Wan getting Anakin as his padawan as a Knight, there is nothing wrong with Anakin also having a Padawan.

People, you should also keep in mind that this show is being marketed with kids age 12+ in mind. So, I have a feeling the death toll will be rather low. Not that that's so bad. But, don't expect much PG-13 Dark Times ala ROTS.

Agent0028
02-24-2008, 05:16 PM
:mwaha

I really don't miss not having cable, I usually prefer to read anyways. And with grad school I barely have any free time. The biggest exception is when there is a show on that I want to watch like The Clone Wars or Shark Week or when Mythbusters did their James Bond episodes.

IrishJedi
02-24-2008, 05:22 PM
I don't think it will interweave with the previous Animated CW at all. Nor will it really have a connection (other than the timeline and some other elements, such as Obi-Wan in clone armor). Lucas does what he wants and if anything in this new series happens to contradict the previous one, then the "canon" has simply been re-written. Wouldn't be the first time, either.

And, Sachiel, if you like Plo Koon you're in for a real treat. Dave Filoni (Director of the movie and the show) is a huge, huge, HUGE fan of that character. Plo Koon is actually his favorite SW character. If you watch the recent "Introduction to The Clone Wars" video on starwars.com just pay attention to his desk. :lol In fact, he's such a huge Plo Koon nut that before he was hired by Lucasfilm he would costume as the character at premieres and cons and such. He's definitely "one of us" and a true fan of the saga himself. But, yeah, I think you can pretty much bank on seeing/hearing much more of Plo Koon that we did in the PT.

Darth Caedus
02-24-2008, 06:48 PM
Here's another breakdown of the panel


STAR WARS: CLONE WARS

This was a surprise, completely unannounced, Steve Sansweet came out and showed us some footage. Here’s the rundown:

The footage was broken up by an interview with Dave Filoni. He opens by saying that when he thinks of The Clone Wars, he goes back to the one sentence mention of it back in A New Hope. He said since that mention fans have been obsessed about thinking about the Clone Wars and what they could be.

I’m sure you’ve seen the already released trailer (>click here if you haven’t seen it yet! ). There was more stuff, but the look and style was exactly that trailer. It looks cool and all, but I have some major problems, most of them under the banner “Should have been in the movies.” Let’s look

Filoni said that we’ve seen the beginning and the end of the Clone Wars, but nothing in the middle, so that’s what we’re going to get. Should have been in the movies.

“It was very important to George (Lucas) that we explore a side of Anakin… you couldn’t call it the good side, but more of who was Anakin? What was he like?” Should have been in the movies.

“In THE CLONE WARS we get to look at Obi-Wan Kenobi in a slightly different way. Mainly exploring his relationship with Anakin Skywalker and seeing that they were like brothers. It will have more impact when you see Anakin’s fall.” Should have been in the movies.

One thing that looked really interesting was the addition of a padawan for Anakin, a feisty alien chick named Ahsoka Tona. I’m not sure if I have my nerd rules right, but didn’t Anakin get denied being upgraded to Jedi Master in Episode 3? Are apprentices allowed to have apprentices?

At any rate, Ahsoka seems to be something fresh in the series. Filoni describes her as having Anakin’s rebel spirit, but also some of Obi-Wan’s discipline. “She stands in between them.”

I’m sure her fate isn’t a good one since this takes place between Episodes 2 and 3 and she ain’t in REVENGE OF THE SITH.

He promised a lot more General Grievous. He promised a lot more clones, including specific characters like Captain Rex.

I’m not gonna poo-poo this. I loved Tartakovsky’s CLONE WARS cartoons, but I can say the exact same thing (Should Have Been In The Movie) with his work. I’m sure this’ll be fun and fill in for some of what was lacking the prequels for me. But at the same time, I’d kill to see an amazing live action version of this story that gets it right.


The bolded parts should have been included in Episodes II and III if Lucas didn't write it. Hope to see it.

galactiboy
02-24-2008, 11:28 PM
It won't have to interweave. Clone Wars Micro-Series 1 - took place at the beginning of the Clone Wars. Micro-Series 2 took place a few days before Episode III. That leaves close to 3 years of continuity time to tell stories in. Lucas has confirmed numerous times, he loved the original cartoon and considers it canon like the films. Therefore, there is no reason for him to counteract or ignore the original cartoon. Now, how this affects the Dark Horse comic continuity is anyone's guess. But, that's another story.


The reason I ask is seeing Assaj in scenes (with the red lightsabers she got from Dooku) would lead me to believe they are showing her hunting Skywalker, or at least doing stuff in between the time she meets up with Dooku and gets killed by Anakin.

Thats why I wondered about if it would fit with the originals (which are kickass) or just toss them out the window.

MaulFan
02-25-2008, 04:37 AM
The reason I ask is seeing Assaj in scenes (with the red lightsabers she got from Dooku) would lead me to believe they are showing her hunting Skywalker, or at least doing stuff in between the time she meets up with Dooku and gets killed by Anakin.

Thats why I wondered about if it would fit with the originals (which are kickass) or just toss them out the window.

That's something I'm curious about. I don't expect it to make sense, but I believe this show is post CW Volume 1, which means after Asajj's "death". I believe in one of the comics or something, it was written of Obi-Wan fighting Asajj or Anakin encountering her again. Too bad Anakin already has his scar in the images, it would have been cool to see how he gets it.

Deak Starkiller
02-25-2008, 05:18 AM
Right. On 8/15, WB and Lucasfilm will be releasing the feature movie in theaters, which will be about 100 minutes long and will be single story mostly following Anakin and Obi-Wan.

Then, in the Fall, the show will start on Cartoon Network. There will be at least 100 episodes total (30 are already complete or near completion) and each episode will be about 24 or so minutes in length (30 mins with commercials). Unlike the movie, the individual episodes will focus not only on the main characters but on other various characters and stories as well, including entire arcs about individual clone troopers and obscure Jedi characters like Plo Koon.

You know it's sure gonna be weird to not have the 20th Century Fox Fanfare playing before the LFL Limited logo. :monkey2

IrishJedi
02-25-2008, 07:40 AM
Yeah. That is going to be pretty weird.

Gnostiko
02-25-2008, 08:10 AM
Dave Filoni (Director of the movie and the show) is a huge, huge, HUGE fan of that character. Plo Koon is actually his favorite SW character. If you watch the recent "Introduction to The Clone Wars" video on starwars.com just pay attention to his desk

I was just thinking that: you can see a model of his head, his lightsaber, his starfighter, and in the background, a framed pic of him!
More Star Wars is good Star Wars, but I'm especially looking forward to hearing what Mr. Koon sounds like :D

IrishJedi
02-25-2008, 08:12 AM
I was just thinking that: you can see a model of his head, his lightsaber, his starfighter, and in the background, a framed pic of him!
More Star Wars is good Star Wars, but I'm especially looking forward to hearing what Mr. Koon sounds like :D

Yeah, that framed pic is actually an autograph that Dave picked up at CIV. I believe he also ended up buying the huge banner behind the signing table from OfficialPix as well. :lol

Agent0028
02-25-2008, 11:37 AM
In the Dark Horse Clone Wars Asajj was still alive and kicking after Clone Wars Vol. 1. I think there in one of them Obi-Wan was talking about how he think she is still alive and Anakin doesn't believe her. I can't remember exactly. I do recall that I was able to comfortably mesh the two though.

It may also be like Labyrinth of Evil and Clone Wars vol. 2, to me they depicted two seperate version of what Obi-Wan and Anakin were up to just prior to ROTS.

Darth Loki
02-25-2008, 01:31 PM
In the Dark Horse Clone Wars Asajj was still alive and kicking after Clone Wars Vol. 1. I think there in one of them Obi-Wan was talking about how he think she is still alive and Anakin doesn't believe her. I can't remember exactly. I do recall that I was able to comfortably mesh the two though.

It may also be like Labyrinth of Evil and Clone Wars vol. 2, to me they depicted two seperate version of what Obi-Wan and Anakin were up to just prior to ROTS.

I'm right in the middle of Labyrinth of Evil so it'll be interesting to see how much they either pull or contradict from that book in this series.

And yes, Asajj does survive that fight with Anakin in Vol. 1. They have at least one more encounter and that's how Anakin gets his scar.

galactiboy
02-25-2008, 01:32 PM
And yes, Asajj does survive that fight with Anakin in Vol. 1. They have at least one more encounter and that's how Anakin gets his scar.

Alright, good to know... although I guess I liked the idea more of him killing her in that scene.

Darth Loki
02-25-2008, 01:34 PM
Alright, good to know... although I guess I liked the idea more of him killing her in that scene.

I haven't read the Dark Horse books in a while and I know she dies in one of them but you get a lot of back story on her which is great. I wonder how close they'll stay to that material or if they'll just pretend it doesn't exist?

And Anakin didn't have a padawan in those either :monkey3

Agent0028
02-25-2008, 06:54 PM
Hmm, didn't think about Anakin not having a padawan in the comics. I hate it when my EU continuity doesn't match up.

Personally, I don't have a problem with Anakin having a padawan, yet I kinda look at him as the Council's problem child so him having a padawan strikes me as strange.

Darth Loki
02-25-2008, 07:35 PM
Hmm, didn't think about Anakin not having a padawan in the comics. I hate it when my EU continuity doesn't match up.

Personally, I don't have a problem with Anakin having a padawan, yet I kinda look at him as the Council's problem child so him having a padawan strikes me as strange.

I honestly can't see the point in giving Anakin a padawan in this series. We all know the kid's gonna die (and most likely give Anakin more of a push towards the dark side).

galactiboy
02-25-2008, 11:16 PM
I honestly can't see the point in giving Anakin a padawan in this series. We all know the kid's gonna die (and most likely give Anakin more of a push towards the dark side).

I guess this way Habro can sell more figures :lol I'm keeping an open mind about the series... the first one was great so I'm just hoping they can keep the same sort of momentum and feel across the new series.

Gnostiko
02-26-2008, 03:12 AM
I haven't read the Dark Horse books in a while and I know she dies in one of them but you get a lot of back story on her which is great.

She doesn't die, she just kinda fakes her own death in front of Kenobi and Skywalker before hijacking a Republic medical ship and setting off for parts unknown.

I too hope they at least keep some of the existing EU in mind, although Anakin's shoehorned Padawan makes that seem increasingly unlikely :monkey4

The Mike
02-26-2008, 02:44 PM
EU has a tendancy to contradict itself in places and I expect no less from this series as well. I'd bet good money that some of what we saw in CW Vol 1 is undone and since this takes place before CW Vol 2 I'm fully expecting that whole thing to be completely negated.

MaulFan
02-26-2008, 04:48 PM
EU has a tendancy to contradict itself in places and I expect no less from this series as well. I'd bet good money that some of what we saw in CW Vol 1 is undone and since this takes place before CW Vol 2 I'm fully expecting that whole thing to be completely negated.

I don't see this negating CW Volume 2 at all, except perhaps the knighting of Anakin, but after that point, CW2 was just the days before ROTS took place, hardly any of the Clone Wars, I expect this sereies will ultimately have no ties to CW2's events.

galactiboy
02-26-2008, 05:30 PM
Yeah, the Clone Wars Volume 2 seems to start right after Volume 1, then Anakin is knighted and if flashes forward (through a montage of battle sequences) right up to the end of the Clone Wars. So there is a lot that can be covered in the intervening time... and I'm sure they could even do some pre-knighting stories that wouldn't have effect the continuity.

One thing I liked about the Clone Wars is you actually got to see Anakin when he wasn't being an insuferable whiner. He is a cool character in the Clone Wars (still a bit smarmy) and actually does a lot of cool stuff.

Agent0028
02-26-2008, 05:59 PM
I think this series will conflict with the Clone Wars comics than the previous cartoon. 'Specially since Lucas considers the cartoon canon.

The Mike
02-26-2008, 07:53 PM
I don't see this negating CW Volume 2 at all, except perhaps the knighting of Anakin, but after that point, CW2 was just the days before ROTS took place, hardly any of the Clone Wars, I expect this sereies will ultimately have no ties to CW2's events.

Wait and see we will....

Lucas's track record of screwing things up when he revisits isn't the best. Remember the special editions? People thought no way he'd screw that up its classic right? Then BAM! Little Jabba and Greedo shoots first, etc, etc. He signed off on CW the first time now he signed off a second time in a revisit and I'm fully expecting stuff to be cluster****ed by the end. But I'm still waiting to see it. :D

IrishJedi
02-27-2008, 01:10 PM
http://www.starwars.com/theclonewars/news/img/20080226_sm.jpg

Approved concept art of a clone captain -- perhaps Captain Rex, though this artwork is meant to suggest any captain. Note Supervising Director Dave Filoni's stamp of approval carries the mark of his favorite character, Plo Koon.

"Plo Kool". :lol

:rock :rock :rock :rock :rock

The Mike
02-27-2008, 01:16 PM
Now that's a figure I'd love to have in 1/6

IrishJedi
02-27-2008, 01:17 PM
Hell yeah. ARCs rule.

tylerd
02-27-2008, 01:21 PM
i always thought the clone wars could have been done as a spinoff to the second sw trilogy with real actors instead of animation. it could have been pretty awesome.

i guess gl got lazy and decided to pass on live action in favor of cartoon.

MaulFan
02-27-2008, 02:11 PM
Lucas doesn't really want to be too involved in live action because of the time it consumes for him, 3 years a feature. He did the prequels because he wanted to finish his story. He's been quite vocal that there won't be an Episode 8-9 because of the time it would absorb. He's not lazy, he just wants to enjoy life a bit more instead of being tied up with his films because he's very hands on with the movies, who knows how involved he'll be in the cartoons or live action TV series.

Captain Faramir
02-27-2008, 02:27 PM
http://www.starwars.com/theclonewars/news/img/20080226_sm.jpg


"Plo Kool". :lol

:rock :rock :rock :rock :rock

Heck yeah! Plo Koon has been my absolute favorite Jedi since I first saw TPM my freshman year of high school. He's the bomb, you guys! Seriously! I hope more than anything we finally get to hear him speak in this series; I've been waiting for that since Episode I and have been denied in every consequent movie and series. Maybe this new show will finally be my dream come true, especially since he seems to be so important to the story--he's in all the trailors, right there with all the new clones!

IrishJedi
02-27-2008, 02:29 PM
Heck yeah! Plo Koon has been my absolute favorite Jedi since I first saw TPM my freshman year of high school. He's the bomb, you guys! Seriously! I hope more than anything we finally get to hear him speak in this series; I've been waiting for that since Episode I and have been denied in every consequent movie and series. Maybe this new show will finally be my dream come true, especially since he seems to be so important to the story--he's in all the trailors, right there with all the new clones!

Oh, you will. There will be actual episodes and story-arcs featuring Plo Koon.

Smudger9
02-27-2008, 03:12 PM
Oh, you will. There will be actual episodes and story-arcs featuring Plo Koon.

Yep, he featured pretty prominently in the trailer.

Captain Faramir
02-27-2008, 04:29 PM
Oh, you will. There will be actual episodes and story-arcs featuring Plo Koon.


:fireworks:flag:clap:grouphug:fest:fireworks

OSCORP
03-01-2008, 10:00 PM
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According to the Liverpool Daily Post Jim Marquand has been asked by George Lucas to direct episodes of the upcoming Star Wars live action television series. Jim’s father Richard Marquand directed Return of the Jedi.
Source: SlashFilm.com (http://www.slashfilm.com/2008/02/28/director-announced-for-next-star-wars/)
Posted on February 29, 2008

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galactiboy
03-01-2008, 10:58 PM
I just had a nice week long viewing of both trilogies and the CW cartoon and I have to say I'm pretty excited now to see what the live action show will bring. There really are a lot of possibilities to explore in the 20ish years in between the two.

I think the CW cartoon will also be pretty good, but I have a feeling it will be a bit youngish, while I'm hoping the live action show will have more of an edge.

OSCORP
03-01-2008, 11:31 PM
Yeah.. live action series > Animated show


(for me)

Deak Starkiller
03-02-2008, 08:34 AM
Yeah.. live action series > Animated show


(for me)

Live Action series < Animated Show. Fixed. :rotfl But seriously, I am just scared LFL will turn SW into Star Trek which to me is worrisome.

IrishJedi
03-02-2008, 12:22 PM
But seriously, I am just scared LFL will turn SW into Star Trek which to me is worrisome.

Too late. That already happened with Midichlorians.

And let's not even get into 95% of the EU.

Darth Caedus
03-02-2008, 03:57 PM
Live Action series < Animated Show. Fixed. :rotfl But seriously, I am just scared LFL will turn SW into Star Trek which to me is worrisome.

I wouldn't mind LFL turning SW into Battlestar Galactica.

PosterBoyKelly
03-02-2008, 04:16 PM
Too late. That already happened with Midichlorians.

And let's not even get into 95% of the EU.

:lol It's funny because it's true!

Anzik
03-02-2008, 04:49 PM
Stop picking on the force repelling tribbles.

galactiboy
03-02-2008, 10:07 PM
Too late. That already happened with Midichlorians.


Yeah, that was really one of the most mind-numbing choices I've ever heard. It was like they were on a mission to destroy the mythos of the force :rolleyes:

OSCORP
03-02-2008, 10:58 PM
I may be in the minority but i liked the explanation of the force and midis.


The force is STILL an energy field created by all living things, that didn't change.(but i can understand how some didn't like the "scientific" explanation of it)

Anzik
03-03-2008, 01:51 PM
But that would mean the being with the most midichlorians is the most powerful Force user.
Ergo Moby **** could have destroyed the pequod with a tail gesture.

IrishJedi
03-03-2008, 01:58 PM
Exactly.

Besides, what's odd is that the choice to scientifically explain The Force (which, 9 years later still baffles me) likely sprang from Lucas wanting to distance it from any terrestrial spiritual/religious connections. Yet he also inserted the concept of The Virgin Birth (connected to many mythologies and religions -- including Christianity, obviously -- throughout history) into the same film. What a weirdo. :lol

automaton
03-03-2008, 01:59 PM
the size of the individual doesn't determine that individual's midi count...

the science was necessary to give balance to the fate - based aspects of the trilogy... the science was also an excellent way to show how 20 some years of Imperial propaganda practically made the Force a myth.

devilof76
03-03-2008, 01:59 PM
They'd only be the most powerful if they had the discipline to channel it. If they're no good at that, I'd think they have a hard time using what the midichlorians were transmitting and receiving.

And it's really not a scientific explanation. The Force is still the Force. Midichlorians are just links to it.

OSCORP
03-03-2008, 02:01 PM
But that would mean the being with the most midichlorians is the most powerful Force user.
Ergo Moby **** could have destroyed the pequod with a tail gesture.

Anakin had the most midi's right? was he the most powerful force user?No.That might be up for debate for some,and maybe he woulda been in the future but you still have to learn about the force and practice and master it.All midi's do is give you POTENTIAL.

IrishJedi
03-03-2008, 02:03 PM
Whatever. It's still more pure Sci-Fi than Mythology or Fantasy... and that's why it has more in common with STAR TREK than it does the original films in its own saga.

devilof76
03-03-2008, 02:09 PM
Whatever nothing. :cool:

It was a necessary plot device. It gave Skywalker an ability for power that he didn't earn. If he had to work himself up to that level, the flaws in his character would have made it impossible. He couldn't be the greatest jedi ever just on account of his virtue.

Besides, how would the Force run strong in his family if there was no genetic way to pass it on?

IrishJedi
03-03-2008, 02:29 PM
Why does it need to be explained at all?

The whole aspect of The Force is/was best as a cryptic mystery.

Instead, we got this...

Anakin: "Mr. Qui-Gon, where does The Force come from?"

Qui-Gon: "From your blood!"

Cue, Mr. DNA...
http://thsbiotech.org/images/MrDNA1_small.gif

:rolleyes:

MaulFan
03-03-2008, 02:44 PM
Why does it need to be explained at all?

The whole aspect of The Force is/was best as a cryptic mystery.

Instead, we got this...

Anakin: "Mr. Qui-Gon, where does The Force come from?"

Qui-Gon: "From your blood!"

Cue, Mr. DNA...
http://thsbiotech.org/images/MrDNA1_small.gif

:rolleyes:

Ya, the whole midichlorian deal just opened up more questions. Like the line "without the midichlorian's, life could not exist." So basically, they're a key part of all living things in the Star Wars universe, however, only special people have them in quantities enough to become skilled with the Force. I always liked it better when Jedi seemed very special and unique for having the Force in them, but TPM made it seem like every living being has some element of the Force in them. The OT was filled with moments of Jedi and Sith recognizing the strength of the Force in a person without a blood test, the same could have been done with Anakin. Creating the midichlorian story arc was a choice, not necessity. Ultimately, it's a small part of the story, but as I enjoy discussing the films, thought I'd chime in some thoughts. The beauty of Star Wars is that you can disect it in discussion to the smallest minutia and still throw it into your dvd player and enjoy watching it.

devilof76
03-03-2008, 02:52 PM
Why does it need to be explained at all?

The whole aspect of The Force is/was best as a cryptic mystery.

Instead, we got this...

Anakin: "Mr. Qui-Gon, where does The Force come from?"

Qui-Gon: "From your blood!"

Cue, Mr. DNA...
http://thsbiotech.org/images/MrDNA1_small.gif

:rolleyes:

Bah. That's not how it went at all. Midichlorians don't explain anything about the Force. It's still a complete mystery.

But, fine you don't like them. I can live with it.

galactiboy
03-03-2008, 04:14 PM
Bah. That's not how it went at all. Midichlorians don't explain anything about the Force. It's still a complete mystery.

But, fine you don't like them. I can live with it.

I think that's where I'm at with it... the mention of midichlorians didn't really add anything to the mythos except give us a technical sounding name for the force. So the force is still in everything and midicholorians are as well. Although there really doesn't seem to be any point in knowing that unless you want to do the whole blood test thing. So to me it just poorly adds an unecessary layer to the force.

Deak Starkiller
03-03-2008, 05:33 PM
I wouldn't mind LFL turning SW into Battlestar Galactica.

Me neither but BSG is too hardcore for StarWars, and I love me some new school BSG (hate the old school version). StarWars to me is like this: 1/3 cup adventure, 1/3 cup awesome (fantasy, the force, imaginative worlds & characters), and 1/3 cup huge massive scale with a pinch of drama. For advanced chefs sprinkle on some love triangle that doesn't involve creepy professions of love i.e. "I wish I could wish these feelings away!" (LOL Voice of the Republic podcast). That's what SW is to me, I for one think a lot more could be done in animation than say live action. I just don't know if watching a show "band of brothers" style is going to gel with the movies all together. I think Patton Oswalt said it best, "I like what I like, I don't need everything explained to me" of course I am paraphrasing.

Deak Starkiller
03-03-2008, 05:39 PM
Whatever nothing. :cool:

It was a necessary plot device. It gave Skywalker an ability for power that he didn't earn. If he had to work himself up to that level, the flaws in his character would have made it impossible. He couldn't be the greatest jedi ever just on account of his virtue.

Besides, how would the Force run strong in his family if there was no genetic way to pass it on?

Well I get what you're saying but in a way it's contradictory to what has already been established in terms of story telling. In the others films the Force was sensed by other force "sensitive" characters, there was no tricorder to determine who was a badass with a lightsaber. GL used to give the audience a little more credit and put in a few throw away lines to leave up it to the viewer for their own interpretation. I think that's what sort of lacking in the prequels, and yes I do love those films in their own way. I am not just bashing for the sake of bashing. I'll leave that up to the dudes in the MediMaul thread. :monkey1

OSCORP
03-03-2008, 05:49 PM
The book Jedi vs sith gives some good insight to the early force users.

OSCORP
03-12-2008, 07:49 AM
Star Wars Meets The Sopranos?


New report on the possible direction for the live-action Star Wars TV series.


by Eric Goldman (http://tv.ign.com/email.html) http://media.ign.com/ign/images/readmyblog.gif (http://blogs.ign.com/EricGoldman-IGN/)

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<script>showUSloc=(checkLocale('uk')||checkLocale('au'));d ocument.writeln(showUSloc ? 'US, ' : '');</script> March 11, 2008 - As per usual with all Lucasfilm projects and especially those with the name Star Wars, hard facts about the upcoming Star Wars live-action series are hard to come by right now. However, a new report on collider.com says they have gleaned some information.

Collider says that the show could be described as "Deadwood meets The Sopranos" and is likely to feature gangsters and perhaps a crime family. The recent revelation that Boba Fett will play a role certainly opens the door for appearances by the established gangster Jabba the Hutt, though it's hard to gauge whether he would be part of this "crime family," at least in a Sopranos sense – though scenes of a domestic Jabba and his Hutt wife and kids would certainly be amusing. And how about Lobot taking on the role of the Lorraine Bracco/Dr. Melfi type therapist for Jabba?

While it's still unclear where the live-action series will end up airing, collider says Showtime and HBO are both contenders and the show might follow the template of those types of cable series with shorter seasons, made up of around 12 episodes. The report also says that the upcoming The Clone Wars animated series is aimed more at children, while the live-action series is more PG-13 and darker in nature. It should be noted though that previously, George Lucas has described The Clone Wars as also being PG-13 in tone.

George Lucas is reportedly very involved in both new series, and is said to be going over all the scripts and giving notes. Collider says that within Lucasfilm both new series are considered official Star Wars canon, unlike the majority of "Expanded Universe" stories. One way that will be reflected is in the portrayal of Jedi, who will not be as unstoppable and superheroic (in terms of abilities) as they were portrayed in the earlier Clone Wars shorts, but more in line with their powerful but far from invulnerable portrayal in the films.



Looks like i'll be skipping the animated show to kiddy for me.(even if he's says PG 13ish)Bring on the live action series.

FQRizzo
03-14-2008, 12:51 PM
New article on Clone Wars:

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/23630846/

George is looking old....

ProgMatinee
03-14-2008, 01:29 PM
100 hours "at least" :google.

Batty
03-14-2008, 01:36 PM
George needs to lay off on the donuts.

http://img228.imageshack.us/img228/5650/e7060a158d2745f49da85fbjc4.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

The Ringer
03-14-2008, 01:48 PM
George needs to lay off on the donuts.

http://img228.imageshack.us/img228/5650/e7060a158d2745f49da85fbjc4.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

It even looks like he is sucking some of it in.:o:google

Mesa
03-14-2008, 01:58 PM
Just saw this on Yahoo


http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080314/ap_on_en_mo/film_star_wars;_ylt=AipS_FVIp._92rzW2CpkdrUDW7oF

galactiboy
03-14-2008, 01:58 PM
No, he's just been consuming the souls of fans... some SW geeks are pretty fattening :lol

Interesting if the show is aired on a pay cable network... I expected they'd be going for a wider audience. I don't have Showtime at the moment, but if the get SW that will be a no-brainer. Although I generally think HBO churns out better quality stuff.

Batty
03-14-2008, 02:08 PM
No, he's just been consuming the souls of fans... some SW geeks are pretty fattening :lol

Interesting if the show is aired on a pay cable network... I expected they'd be going for a wider audience. I don't have Showtime at the moment, but if the get SW that will be a no-brainer. Although I generally think HBO churns out better quality stuff.

Showtime does produce some great shows: Dexter, Californication, Weeds, The Tudors. I think I actually watch more Showtime series than I do HBO series... Especially since The Sopranos and Deadwood are history.

OSCORP
03-14-2008, 04:14 PM
I'm just totally not excited for the animated series!I really hope the TV series don't turn out to be ++++ cause thats the one i'm really holding out hope for.

Lord Aykroyd
03-14-2008, 04:21 PM
100 hours "at least" :google.

Accountant #1:
"Hmmm lets see $1Billion / hour in advertising ... $3Billion / hour in DVD sales"

Accountant #2:
"We should do 100 episodes!"

George:
"At least..." **Evil laugh** :devil

galactiboy
03-14-2008, 05:01 PM
Showtime does produce some great shows: Dexter, Californication, Weeds, The Tudors. I think I actually watch more Showtime series than I do HBO series... Especially since The Sopranos and Deadwood are history.

Good point, I forgot about those... guess I need to get showtime, and as a bonus they play more porn :lol

automaton
03-14-2008, 08:19 PM
seeing the clones in costume... damn! i wonder if the PT would have felt more familiar with the real thing?

DarthNeil
03-14-2008, 08:28 PM
seeing the clones in costume... damn! i wonder if the PT would have felt more familiar with the real thing?

DEFINITELY. (period) (end stop)

:rotfl

Darklord Dave
03-14-2008, 09:08 PM
Guys, 100 episodes is only 4 1/2 seasons of a regular series. If they go slower like a cable show then it's 10 seasons. But 100 is the magic number for television shows, or it used to be. For a tv show to eventually be profitable, it had to make it in syndication - you know, Gilligan's Island in the afternoon for 1000 years? And the minimum number of shows in a series that could be sold into syndication is 100 episodes.

galactiboy
03-14-2008, 09:38 PM
I'm happy for 100 episodes... that means a lot of future SW watching.

So, will these then be considered canon, or part of the EU?

The Boot
03-14-2008, 09:55 PM
I'm happy for 100 episodes... that means a lot of future SW watching.

So, will these then be considered canon, or part of the EU?

Apparently, both the Clone Wars 'toon and the live action series are officially sanctioned canon.

There's no EU here... :D

Sniper33
03-15-2008, 12:44 AM
Here goes a link to a video that was put up on comcast's homepage. Video is shaky cause I was to lazy to grab the tripod, but this is good enough for now since it might get pulled from comcast later on.

http://youtube.com/watch?v=GGu-3lXmzaE

Darklord Dave
03-15-2008, 09:05 PM
Was at Wizardworld today and Sansweet showed some clips from Clone Wars. He kept referring to it as a new Star Wars theatrical movie, so I'm guessing they're going to be doing a big push for this in the theatres. The clips looked pretty good - lots more detail than the CW cartoon. Obi in in armor a lot - Asajj and Grevious in it a lot apparently. Each episode is a self-contained story but there will be 2 and 3 part arcs as well. I'm much more psyched for it than I was before - looks like it could be cool.

He also brought up Seth Green and his Robot Chicken partner - Seth was very entertaining about meeting Lucas and doing the SW RC.

Basically Sansweet gave no new info - he showed the Indy trailer, the trailer for Lego Indy and clips for the new Force video game which will be on every platform. He even showed a trailer for Young Indy on DVD.

Not a single word about the live-action show and he didn't take questions so no one could ask him about it.

Darth Loki
03-16-2008, 05:24 AM
Was at Wizardworld today and Sansweet showed some clips from Clone Wars. He kept referring to it as a new Star Wars theatrical movie, so I'm guessing they're going to be doing a big push for this in the theatres. The clips looked pretty good - lots more detail than the CW cartoon. Obi in in armor a lot - Asajj and Grevious in it a lot apparently. Each episode is a self-contained story but there will be 2 and 3 part arcs as well. I'm much more psyched for it than I was before - looks like it could be cool.

Thanks for the info Dave. That statement alone has me very psyched for both the movie and show. Hopefully they'll delve into those two characters interesting pasts and show how they came to hate the Jedi.

Darklord Dave
03-16-2008, 03:51 PM
Also Kit Fisto - apparently he's a favorite of the director and will get a lot of screen time.

Darth Loki
03-16-2008, 04:04 PM
Also Kit Fisto - apparently he's a favorite of the director and will get a lot of screen time.

Well that will make someone here happy :D

The Josh
03-16-2008, 05:07 PM
A lady I work with @ my school has a brother in law that did some writing for the Clone Wars series (new one). I think he may have even done some work on the movie part but can't remember exactly.

KitFisto
03-16-2008, 07:41 PM
Also Kit Fisto - apparently he's a favorite of the director and will get a lot of screen time.

:clap:clap:clap:rock:rock:rock:rock

Deak Starkiller
03-16-2008, 08:36 PM
Also Kit Fisto - apparently he's a favorite of the director and will get a lot of screen time.

I thought that was Plo Koon? Did you hear any of the voices of the characters Dave? I hope the guy who has done Obi-Wan for the old series is doing the new show.

Lee in MI
03-17-2008, 02:22 PM
Also Kit Fisto - apparently he's a favorite of the director and will get a lot of screen time.


I believe this was mentioned at CIV last year...the director has a SAAAAWEEEETTTT custom made Kit Fisto costume that they showed him wearing at one of the PT movie premieres. The director seems like a real true fan and a cool dude...should see some great stuff out of this part of the canon.:monkey5

FQRizzo
03-17-2008, 04:24 PM
I thought that was Plo Koon? Did you hear any of the voices of the characters Dave? I hope the guy who has done Obi-Wan for the old series is doing the new show.


I also coulda sworn it was Plo Koon. :confused:

The Mike
03-18-2008, 09:12 AM
It WAS Plo Koon.....not sure if that has changed....I believe a pic was posted on him signing off on something with the words "Plo Cool" :confused:

MaulFan
03-18-2008, 09:15 AM
Dave just said Kit's a favorite. My guess is Plo Koon is his big favorite and Kit Fisto ranks high up there.

My absolute favorite is Darth Maul, but I really like Obi-Wan Kenobi also, and were I a big part of something like this, I'd champion for heavy screen time of both characters as well.

Darklord Dave
03-18-2008, 09:50 AM
The director prefers Plo Koon too and that is the costume he made. But I'm pretty sure the interview - (which is up at Starwars.com I think) said that Kit would be an important part of the show.

ProgMatinee
03-18-2008, 10:55 AM
Plo Koon is kinda a weird choice for favorite character. Its like having Carney Lansford as your favorite baseball player.

IrishJedi
03-18-2008, 01:56 PM
Also Kit Fisto - apparently he's a favorite of the director and will get a lot of screen time.
You're mistaking him for Plo Koon, who is clearly Filoni's fave character. But Kit will get lots of love, too.

The Mike
03-18-2008, 02:20 PM
I wonder if they'll bring in the Kit/Aayla love and make it visual or if they'll ignore that piece of the EU Comic Book entry....

galactiboy
03-18-2008, 11:26 PM
Hmmm love stories involving tentacly headed Jedi... I can probably do w/o that :lol

Darth Loki
03-19-2008, 04:50 AM
I really hope they have Vos' story line in this show. He's such an interesting character and would probably be one of a lot of people's favorite Jedi.

The Josh
03-19-2008, 05:33 AM
I really hope they have Vos' story line in this show. He's such an interesting character and would probably be one of a lot of people's favorite Jedi.

Vos is pretty sweet! He would make for an intesting story line as you said and would get this EU charcter some much deserved pub. This is one guy I hope SS gets around to making sooner rather than later.

Darth Loki
03-19-2008, 08:04 AM
Vos is pretty sweet! He would make for an intesting story line as you said and would get this EU charcter some much deserved pub. This is one guy I hope SS gets around to making sooner rather than later.

Me too. I heard that they plan to make everyone from the EU poll at some point and he's a fig I'd love to have.

The Josh
03-19-2008, 08:08 AM
Me too. I heard that they plan to make everyone from the EU poll at some point and he's a fig I'd love to have.

Yup, that was the thing that made Padme some how lucking out ok. The guy that does the modleing work as Vos for events like SDCC was there in 06. I assume the figure will be made to look like him. He's a pretty nice guy and even came to the Freaks party that year.

Darth Loki
03-19-2008, 08:28 AM
Yup, that was the thing that made Padme some how lucking out ok. The guy that does the modleing work as Vos for events like SDCC was there in 06. I assume the figure will be made to look like him. He's a pretty nice guy and even came to the Freaks party that year.

I hope Jen doesn't read this but hopefully we can get the girl that plays Shaak Ti to come to the Freaks party this year :monkey3

IrishJedi
03-19-2008, 09:03 AM
I hope Jen doesn't read this but hopefully we can get the girl that plays Shaak Ti to come to the Freaks party this year :monkey3

Trust me, with some of the girls who work for Sideshow we won't even need any of the SW celeb chicks there. :monkey1 :monkey3