1. IMPORTANT! To be able to create new threads and rate posts, you need to have at least 30 posts in The Cantina.
    Dismiss Notice
  2. Before posting a new thread, check the list with similar threads that will appear when you start typing the thread's title.
    Dismiss Notice

What Stories Should NOT Be Turned Into Anthology Films?

Discussion in 'General Stand-Alone Discussion' started by SegNerd, Oct 31, 2016.

  1. Darth Walt

    Darth Walt Clone Commander

    Joined:
    Feb 16, 2016
    Posts:
    69
    Likes Received:
    137
    Trophy Points:
    312
    Credits:
    507
    Ratings:
    +219 / 0 / -0
    Young Luke. The first 19 years of his life must have been so boring. It gives me the impression that he was scolded by his uncle and aunt on a regular basis.
    Don't get me wrong. I love Luke as a character. But you have to forgive me for thinking that his early years were a total waste. And that's part of his character development. He was underachiever on all fronts until he leaves Tatooine. Creating a movie of him accomplishing great things during his youth would totally break the character.
    [​IMG]
     
    • Like Like x 4
    • Funny Funny x 3
  2. AstromechRecords

    AstromechRecords Jedi General

    Joined:
    Oct 10, 2015
    Posts:
    16,253
    Likes Received:
    13,624
    Trophy Points:
    145,277
    Credits:
    17,485
    Ratings:
    +24,394 / 774 / -296
    I guess it was to protect the Skywalker...reminds me of how the dursley's trested Harry Potter, except a bit better .
     
    • Like Like x 1
  3. Darth Walt

    Darth Walt Clone Commander

    Joined:
    Feb 16, 2016
    Posts:
    69
    Likes Received:
    137
    Trophy Points:
    312
    Credits:
    507
    Ratings:
    +219 / 0 / -0
    Agreed, that must have been the reason. However, I always wondered ... if they wanted to protect him and keep him away from the Empire's eyes, why did they allow him to keep Skywalker as his last name?
    Not sure if this was discussed in another thread, but my theory is that this was done against Kenobi's will. Owen and Beru accepted Luke in their family, but didn't accept naming him Luke Lars, which must have been Kenobi's original intention. The Lars might have not grasp the potential risk and burden that came with Skywalker name, as they lived so far away from the center of the galaxy / imperial domain. Owen didn't do this for Anakin, but for Shmi. He had lived with her step-mom for several years and according to the Episode II novelization, he had very good relationship with her. He loved her and even use to call her "mom" if I recall the early chapters of that book correctly. So, although Beru reminds Owen that Luke has too much of his father in him, for Owen, Luke must have reminded him of her beloved step-mom Shmi Skywalker, and decided to honor Luke's grandmother's last name.
    Although I still maintain than Luke's early years must have been pretty boring, the only thing that I'd really want to see would be the relationship between Owen and Kenobi. ANH made it clear that these two were already in pretty bad terms after 19 years. I can see them disagreeing in multiple things. Perhaps Kenobi's original intention was to take Luke to Dagobah for Jedi training at a reasonable age, but Owen didn't allow it. And for some reason, Kenobi was forbiddlen to use Jedi mind tricks on Luke's foster parents.
    Not enough to justify a stand-alone movie, but it can still be portrayed as a small cameo either in Rebels or the Young Han Solo movie (Han may visit Tatooine for Jabba/Mos Eisley reasons, Chewie may meet Kenobi for the first time, and that could lead to a small Kenobi-Owen argument in the cantina). So there is some hope there.
     
  4. Righteous Smoke

    Righteous Smoke Clone Trooper

    Joined:
    Dec 21, 2016
    Posts:
    40
    Likes Received:
    75
    Trophy Points:
    52
    Credits:
    140
    Ratings:
    +95 / 1 / -0
    To me. Boba Fett and Yoda movies are not a good idea. The reason those characters are so beloved is partially because of the mystery that surrounds them. I have no problem with them showing up in supporting roles in other films but I don't need them to be a main focus of a movie. I'm sure both films will be done at some point, but I'm sure there are better projects that should be made first.

    Boba Fett is likely going to be the next Star Wars Story after Han Solo. I wouldn't mind seeing a rivalry blossom between Boba and Han. I think that could be the best way to use him.
     
    • Like Like x 2
  5. CTrent29

    CTrent29 Rebel General

    Joined:
    Dec 25, 2015
    Posts:
    873
    Likes Received:
    698
    Trophy Points:
    4,017
    Credits:
    1,235
    Ratings:
    +1,145 / 205 / -121
    I don't want to see a movie about Boba Fett. He doesn't seem interesting enough to be the lead in a movie.
     
    • Like Like x 2
    • Wise Wise x 1
    • Dislike Dislike x 1
  6. Darth Basin The Greatest

    Darth Basin The Greatest Rebel General

    Joined:
    Nov 16, 2016
    Posts:
    842
    Likes Received:
    912
    Trophy Points:
    4,042
    Credits:
    1,351
    Ratings:
    +1,654 / 52 / -16
    BOBA FETT IS LIFE!!!! BOBA FETT IS LOVE!!!!!!!!!!!1
     
    • Funny Funny x 1
  7. VictorDarkSide2

    Joined:
    Jan 30, 2017
    Posts:
    19
    Likes Received:
    45
    Trophy Points:
    12
    Credits:
    122
    Ratings:
    +54 / 0 / -0
    The origins of Death-Sticks. :p
     
    • Funny Funny x 2
  8. Darth Ezra

    Darth Ezra Clone Commander

    Joined:
    Feb 9, 2016
    Posts:
    83
    Likes Received:
    121
    Trophy Points:
    267
    Credits:
    309
    Ratings:
    +192 / 0 / -0
    idk, i'd love to see the star wars version of miami vice. ;)
     
    • Original Original x 1
  9. VictorDarkSide2

    Joined:
    Jan 30, 2017
    Posts:
    19
    Likes Received:
    45
    Trophy Points:
    12
    Credits:
    122
    Ratings:
    +54 / 0 / -0
    Now that you put it like that, so would I. xD
     
    • Friendly Friendly x 1
  10. aml435

    aml435 Rebel Trooper

    Joined:
    Dec 11, 2015
    Posts:
    40
    Likes Received:
    87
    Trophy Points:
    177
    Credits:
    194
    Ratings:
    +146 / 3 / -0
    I've joked around with friends about the idea of a Boba Fett film set between Empire & Jedi, but done in like a Coen Bros heist comedy tone.
    It actually follows a Jodo Kast type character (from the old EU), a sleazy low-rent bounty hunter that finds some old Mandalorian armor in a thrift/army surplus store and paints it up to look like Boba, so he can pretend to be Boba to up his fees and pick up chicks.
    Word gets out right after the end of Empire that Boba has the largest bounty in history in his possession, right as this jackass is drunkenly bragging about being Boba in some dive bar and suddenly everyone in the galaxy is gunning for him, thinking they can steal Han for themselves.
    Through a series of misadventures and coincidences, his path ends up converging with the real Boba and after several twists and some confusion, the imposter makes off with Slave One with the carbonite block on board, to Jabba's palace.
    It explains why Boba is just hanging around, picking up dancers in Jabba's palace after already collecting his fee. Because he's some moron and not Boba Fett... and it makes the death in Jedi more fitting and amusing.
    Post credit tease, Lando is talking with his contact who can get him into Jabba's palace for an outrageously high fee (as high as the bounty on Solo) and the final reveal is that the contact is the real Boba, who doesn't care who's side he's on, so long as he gets paid at the end.

    This way, it's a Boba Fett movie, it un-kills him in canon, and yet he's still a minor role in the film and mysterious.
     
    • Original Original x 2
  11. nugenerationht

    Joined:
    Feb 2, 2017
    Posts:
    4
    Likes Received:
    3
    Trophy Points:
    2
    Credits:
    70
    Ratings:
    +3 / 0 / -0
  12. SKB

    SKB Rebel Official

    Joined:
    Dec 21, 2015
    Posts:
    1,550
    Likes Received:
    1,753
    Trophy Points:
    6,992
    Credits:
    3,864
    Ratings:
    +4,419 / 216 / -169
    (yoda 2)
    Don't ever want to see a Yoda origin film. I like the mystery of the character, his unknown full name, species, homeworld etc. It is good to have a mysterious character such as Yoda of which we can imagine about, without it affecting the accepted canon.
    ;)
     
Loading...

Share This Page