In Star Wars, you’re all the time questioning what’s occurring off-screen. The place was Luke when this was occurring? Did Rey learn about this? Wouldn’t Yoda be round at the moment? It’s each the blessing and curse of telling new tales in a longtime canon, and Dave Filoni thinks that two main items of Star Wars lore aren’t as linked as it’s possible you’ll assume.
In an interview with the Hollywood Reporter, Filoni—who co-created The Clone Wars with George Lucas and is a producer and director on The Mandalorian—was requested if he’s found out the place Grogu is through the sequel trilogy. This is a very reasonable query; after all, the explanation Rey is such an important character is as a result of she’s so deeply related to the Power. In reality, she turns into what many characters confer with as “The Final Jedi.” So the thought that there could be slightly inexperienced man flying round who’s equally robust with the Power does make you surprise a bit. Right here’s what Filoni needed to say.
“That’s a terrific query, and we discuss many alternative issues,” he advised the commerce. “That’s a query for a bunch of characters by the best way, not simply Grogu. The place are they throughout these occasions? If something, having made The Clone Wars and weaving a story so intricately between two films that have been a lot nearer collectively, I’ve realized that there’s expansive room on this galaxy for us to inform tales and have characters doing issues.”
Then, in basic Filoni vogue (he even did this to us in our interview with him this week) he introduced it again to the unique trilogy. “As a child, when Yoda mentioned, ‘When gone am I, the final of the Jedi will you be,’ to Luke, I took that very actually,” Filoni defined. “Nicely, now we all know that’s something however true. There are numerous completely different folks that might wield the Force, and possibly Luke is the final Jedi so far as what Yoda would think about a Jedi. So we’ll simply have to attend and see how the story evolves and what is sensible. However in my expertise, there’s positively a approach to weave every part collectively and make it thrilling. It’s doable it might by no means even need to cross over with what we noticed [in the sequel trilogy] if the story has us elsewhere.”
And there’s the meat of it proper there on the finish: “it’s doable it might by no means even need to cross over with what we noticed if the story has us elsewhere.” As a result of if The Mandalorian retains happening for season after season like creator Jon Favreau has steered, finally the 20-ish years between Return of the Jedi and The Power Awakens that it’s at present occurring in will finish. And it’s important to assume folks will hear about Starkiller Base destroying planets, itself being destroyed, and that lone Jedi who stood up in opposition to a complete fleet to emerge victorious.
However, if Mando and Grogu are off a trillion miles away combating Grand Admiral Thrawn with Ahsoka, possibly they don’t get the memo—and the query then turns into, will that hassle Star Wars followers who take discover?
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