Everybody remembers the mysterious Broom Boy at the end of Rian Johnson's The Last Jedi, but we haven't given him a whole lot of thought since then. A new fan theory suggests that the recently rumored time jump in Star Wars 9 will be long enough to turn Broom Boy into Broom Teen, with the side character possibly helping out the Rebellion in some capacity. This also means that there could be a lot of younger Jedi running around the galaxy, ready for Rey to train them. John Boyega revealed that he has to grow his afro out for Star Wars 9, which sent the internet ablaze with speculation. At the very least, it means some time will have passed between the events of The Last Jedi and Star Wars 9. But, how much time are we talking here? The Resistance is going to need some time to build after the severe beating they took in The Last Jedi. Additionally, Kylo Ren will need some time to prove that he can take over for Supreme Leader Snoke. One can't rebuild the Resistance in a few weeks or … [Read more...] about Will Broom Boy Be a Teenage Jedi in Star Wars 9?
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Will director J.J. Abrams pull a little time travel magic in Star Wars 9 to fix some of the perceived flaws in The Last Jedi? It's possible, now that time travel has entered the official Star Wars canon thanks to the latest episodes of Star Wars Rebels that aired this past week. There has to be something more to it than what we've seen thus far. Will it be used in the next big screen sequel? Or perhaps one of the two new trilogies coming from director Rian Johnson and the Game of Thrones guys? It appears the sky may be the limit. With The Last Jedi heading to its inevitable home on VOD and Blu-ray, many fans are still mad about what the movie did to the franchise. So much so, that during its initial theatrical run (which hasn't lasted as long as Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle or The Greatest Showman), a petition was launched to scrub The Last Jedi from the official canon. Now, with Time Travel an official part of Star Wars lore, including all upcoming movies, TV shows, and books, some … [Read more...] about Will J.J. Abrams Use Time Travel in Star Wars 9 to Fix The Last Jedi?
Warning! SPOILERS for Star Wars Rebels Season 4 ahead!– The latest episode of Star Wars Rebels features voices cameos from nearly a dozen classic Star Wars characters – and we’re going to break down who they were and where their lines came from. The final season of Star Wars Rebels has been full of surprises, from Kanan’s shocking death to Ahsoka’s surprising return. But beyond just shocking fans with big moments, Rebels has also been reflecting on how far its characters have come and what its place will be within the Star Wars saga. In tonight’s episodes, that reflection comes through in the form of visions and voices. Related: Star Wars Rebels Reveals Why The Empire Prioritized The Death Star The visions appear in tonight’s first episode, “Wolves And A Door”, when Ezra, Sabine, Hera, Zeb, and Chopper travel with the Loth wolves through a hyperspace tunnel to the Jedi Temple. While … [Read more...] about All The Voices Heard in Star Wars Rebels ‘A World Between Worlds’
The one question on everyone's mind heading into Star Wars 9 is what will happen to Leia. She is the last of the human legacy characters to survive. And she was supposed to be a main character moving forward. But Carrie Fisher's passing in 2016 meant that The Last Jedi would mark her final appearance in the franchise. Disney and Lucasfilm have made it clear that no actress will replace her, nor will the character be resurrected using CGI. Now that Leia has ridden off into the sunset of a brighter tomorrow, with the spark of the Rebellion ignited, how will the next sequel go about introducing her departure? There are new clues in the upcoming book adaptation of The Last Jedi that hint not all is well with General Leia. And one of that film's most controversial scenes will actually be responsible for the funeral scene we're likely to see in the opening moments of the next movie. While it appeared that Leia survived being blown into space, that's not true. Many fans hated what has become … [Read more...] about How Last Jedi Sets Up Leia’s Death in Star Wars 9?
The time has finally arrived. After two years of impatiently waiting, Star Wars: The Last Jedi has finally arrived in theaters. Disney and Lucasfilm were surprisingly careful about not revealing too much about the movie in the marketing materials, even though this is a massive movie they want to promote and make sure tons of people see. After seeing it, and all of its many massive spoilers and big reveals, it's pretty clear why Disney and Lucasfilm were so careful.Director Rian Johnson made sure to include a lot of big surprises for fans in The Last Jedi. It's now very easy to see why he was careful to warn fans about avoiding spoilers, and even some of the marketing materials, for the movie. There have been some big twists in the history of the franchise, but this movie may have some of the biggest ones to date. And that's saying something.Warning: there are massive spoilers ahead for Star Wars: The Last Jedi. So if you haven't seen the movie yet, turn back now. In case you missed … [Read more...] about 17 Major Spoilers in Star Wars: The Last Jedi