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#1 - dcdt
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(07/08/2013) [-]
Did this happen?
Did this happen?
#2 to #1 - tostito [OP]
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(07/08/2013) [-]
Remember, disney bought Star Wars
#87 to #2 - anon
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(07/08/2013) [-]
******* NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
#185 to #87 - iamundecided
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(07/08/2013) [-]
I bet George Lucas is rolling in his grave piles of money.
#21 - toxicavenger
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(07/08/2013) [-]
This is what they're doing with their franchise rights?
This is what they're doing with their franchise rights?
#47 to #21 - anon
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(07/08/2013) [-]
Reminder that
-The Holiday Special happened thirty-three years before they were bought by disney
-Star Wars Kinect happened before they were bought by disney
-the special editions happened before they were bought by disney


Do I need to remind you of Star Wars Kinect...
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#118 to #21 - snowshark
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(07/08/2013) [-]
They're also doing Battlefront 3, a new clone-wars-esque animated series with the same dev team, a higher budget and set in a far grittier setting and they're putting out new Star Wars movies.

Whilst I'm hesitant about the new movies I am reminded of how awful the prequels were. But even then the spectacle they created (whilst ultimately shallow) was enough to draw such attention to the franchise that it is currently the biggest expanded universe ever (including DC and Marvel) and opened the door for video-games like Battlefront and Old Republic.

Don't worry about the bad because it's Star Wars, even the bad brings a ton of good.
#16 - wastelandgunner
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(07/08/2013) [-]
Sauce: A.N.T. Farm "scavANTger hunt" Clip
#235 to #16 - vodwick
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(07/09/2013) [-]
I thought Disney was bad when dubbed, but this is just cancer.
#238 to #16 - bloater
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(07/09/2013) [-]
This is so unbelievably cancerous
This is so unbelievably cancerous
#90 to #16 - potrsr
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(07/08/2013) [-]
the **** is this? they cant even greenscreen the bus realisticly and then they put CP30 and R2 D2 in it? How dare they!
#196 to #16 - firstresponder ONLINE
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(07/08/2013) [-]
THESE CHILDREN GET PAID FOR THE ********* ACTING I'VE EVER SEEN. MY JIMMIES ARE ******* EXPLODING ASHSFJSDKFJDSHFLDSKJFLSDKGJ/.lj//08[-676r556756765lglgyirtfyjn87689
THESE CHILDREN GET PAID FOR THE ********* ACTING I'VE EVER SEEN. MY JIMMIES ARE ******* EXPLODING ASHSFJSDKFJDSHFLDSKJFLSDKGJ/.lj//08[-676r556756765lglgyirtfyjn87689
#49 to #16 - blackkid
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(07/08/2013) [-]
Brb killing myself after watching this.
#53 to #16 - stepsword ONLINE
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(07/08/2013) [-]
#62 to #16 - nicknakc
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(07/08/2013) [-]
gave me cancer
#73 to #16 - holyshizle
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(07/08/2013) [-]
That was not enjoyable at all.
#51 to #16 - thatdrummerguy
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(07/08/2013) [-]
#58 to #16 - stanleys
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(07/08/2013) [-]
It actually exists!?
It actually exists!?
#40 to #16 - thesnarfalarker
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(07/08/2013) [-]
The only thing I hate about child actors is that they're terrible
#23 to #16 - tenthdivine
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(07/08/2013) [-]
Disney please don't do this.
#25 to #16 - sheldonthorpe
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(07/08/2013) [-]
I am now very enraged by this .
I am now very enraged by this .
#18 to #16 - aabbccddeeffgghhii
Reply +11
(07/08/2013) [-]
Wow, worse C3PO ever. Also, that show looks ****.
#19 to #16 - PVTDickStryker
Reply +116
(07/08/2013) [-]
Using a legendary series to promote a ****** sitcom that noone would give a **** for if it was canceled tomorrow.......This is why I hate disney.....once they get something good, they **** all over it.
#146 to #19 - imadethistofap
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(07/08/2013) [-]
its a *******
#84 to #19 - zortaz
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(07/08/2013) [-]
but Disney can also do good.
#264 to #84 - zortaz
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(07/09/2013) [-]
well everyone is entitled to his or hers opinion. The world would be boring if everyone thought the same....buuuuut i still disagree with you
#211 to #84 - anon
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(07/09/2013) [-]
Am I the only one who thought that the Avengers was Mediocre, with its cheesy lines and sub-par acting. Hero films were going places, Nolan successfully turned the batman franchise around, the Dark Knight goes into the top 50 films ever made. Avengers doesn't even come close. Im not saying disney are to blame but... meh.
#226 to #19 - cyanskater
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(07/09/2013) [-]
Plenty of kids love this show. My little brother watches it all the time. If no one gave a **** if it were cancelled, then it probably would be cancelled.
Plenty of kids love this show. My little brother watches it all the time. If no one gave a **** if it were cancelled, then it probably would be cancelled.
#119 to #19 - snowshark
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(07/08/2013) [-]
Well, how about we look at all the terrible things that came about from the pre-disney era. Like the prequels and the Holiday Special and SWKinect where the Emperor ******* dances...

Disney are doing more good for the series than bad right now and it won't be until we see the new movies and Rebels t.v. show.
#142 to #119 - PVTDickStryker
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(07/08/2013) [-]
Implying Disney doesnt release said movies with their own cast of ****** actors (Imagine Zach Effron as Luke Skywalker.)
Implying Disney doesnt do to Starwars what they did to Prince of Persia.
The post here is proof of what Disney's intention were when buying Starwars; they just wanted to make a quick buck through the name, and to appeal to a demographic. The prequels were at least canon, but disney wont care. I feel sorry for the man, seeing as such a company is using his name for such crap.
#158 to #142 - snowshark
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(07/08/2013) [-]
I get the impression that I could throw as many facts as you as I could that support this being a good thing (with a few bumps in the road, of course) but you seem dead-set in your ways. if you're up for a decent conversation I'm happy to tell you about what's going on behind the scenes and all the good that may come of this but you'll see for yourself soon enough and you can truly make your mind up then.

I'll just say this though. The London 2012 Olympics were thought to be, by most of the country, completely doomed from the get-go because the UK as a nation is very pessimistic. What we got out of it was arguably the best Olympics that has ever been before where over 80,000 people sang and laughed and cheered together in the stadium along with hundreds of millions around the world. One of the best moments of the new-millenium so far.

Even if you think it's **** from afar, be ready to view it with an open mind when you actually reach it.
#71 to #19 - fedegon
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(07/08/2013) [-]
Talking about bad sitcoms, one time I decided to watch nickelodeon these days, and there was one about the band "big time rush".
Listen my advice, once you watch it, if you watch it, you'll feel like giving the Big Bang Theory an award.
#159 to #71 - buffgramps
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(07/08/2013) [-]
big time rush is beautiful
#50 to #19 - anon
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(07/08/2013) [-]
That's the worst acting I've ever seen, even in terms of child acting wtf did I just watch?
#156 to #50 - srapture
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(07/08/2013) [-]
I once flicked onto Nickelodeon and a show called House of Anubis was on... That acting was so hilariously atrocious, I watched the whole episode.
#3 - restfullwicked
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(07/08/2013) [-]
what the flying **** is this heresy?
#66 to #3 - messerauditore
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(07/08/2013) [-]
Disney bought LucasArts. They can do whatever the **** they want with it now. (Sadly.)
#122 to #66 - snowshark
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(07/08/2013) [-]
6 movies, a t.v. show (Rebels, which has the same team that worked on Clone Wars with a bigger budget and grittier setting), a theme-park (which disney always do well at) and video games (which they outsourced to EA which holds the makers of Battlefield and Old Republic and we're already seeing a new Battlefront and that's just a start.

Dude... Lucas whored out the originals over and over again, made three terrible movies (which, granted did wonders for the universe overall which is why I don't mind them much) and... well... the Holiday Special is a thing that happened, no matter how much Lucas pays through the nose to hide that fact.

Give Disney a chance. They're just building up their markets and introducing new fans to the Star Wars series. Young fans that probably don't know much about it yet, hence the cameo. Disney are the media giant they are for a good reason, they've been in the industry for so long they've pretty much cornered the market to the point of near monopoly.
#24 - polop
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(07/08/2013) [-]
#136 to #24 - anon
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(07/08/2013) [-]
This made me choke on my corn-flakes, **** you.
#57 - KayRed
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(07/08/2013) [-]
I'm ok with this.
#236 to #57 - herplederp
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#237 to #236 - KayRed
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(07/09/2013) [-]
Did you not see my second comment dumbass?
#60 to #57 - KayRed
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(07/08/2013) [-]
Disregard that comment, those mother ******* didn't use Anthony Daniels to voice C-3PO...Now I'm pissed.    
   
Plus, those kids are **** actors.
Disregard that comment, those mother ******* didn't use Anthony Daniels to voice C-3PO...Now I'm pissed.

Plus, those kids are **** actors.
#112 to #60 - warioteam
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(07/08/2013) [-]
TATOO ON MY FACE OF A GOAT HOLDING UP A BABY SNORTING COCAIN OFF ITS PENIS
#61 to #60 - KayRed
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(07/08/2013) [-]
Seriously, everyone always talks about how the original cast needs to be in the new movies, when the only original cast member that needs to be in it is Anthony Daniels.
#124 to #61 - snowshark
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(07/08/2013) [-]
Aye. I would't mind a cameo or two but these movies are focussed around different characters... which honestly is good. It means they've not got as much continuity to **** up... which even Lucas didn't manage to do well.
#192 to #124 - KayRed
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(07/08/2013) [-]
Finally some one who agrees. They're still gonna **** up expanded universe continuity, but if they make three awesome movies with great stories, and not nostalgia porn, then who gives a **** about continuity.
#199 to #192 - snowshark
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(07/08/2013) [-]
Technically the expnded universe is a canononical minefield with some stuff being extremely canon and other stuff being harmless fun. I'd rather they decide a good story route that is apart from the established continuity where they can pick and choose what parts of the continuity they want to change/choose as it'll otherwise be an endless minefield as is with Marvel and DC comics.

Essentially a reboot where certain events remain canononical. The people who really care will look up what is/isn't canon and there'll likely be some backlash but for the sake of giving Disney the blankest slate possible I'm happy with that.

You looking forwards to Rebels?
#201 to #199 - KayRed
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Agreed. Though later novels are fairly well taken care of when it comes to organized cannon, but as you said, whatever disney has to do to make a great story...

As for Rebels. I watched I think the first two seasons of Clone Wars and didn't really like it. For the sake of star wars, I'll give it a try, but my expectations are low. I want Star Wars to become more adult, and darker, clone wars failed at that in my opinion.
#217 to #201 - snowshark
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I choose to judge everything as it comes as opposed to by my tastes. The early Clone Wars series did disappoint by being really kid-friendly at points but honestly that diminishes a great deal over time with the last season being all about betrayal, coups and general instability as you see the groundwork for the Empire begin to build in everything from the characters to the art style. It's a very interesting watch and, similar to Avatar: The Last Airbender, whilst it has elements to it clearly geared towards a less film-learned audience it's still pretty solid.

Rebels though... I can't see how they'd not make it darker and grittier. I imagine we'll still be watching Ashoka, given her leaving the Jedi and being removed from the Order 66 disaster, who has really progressed over time. However now she's got no mentor nor does she have the massive resources of the republic or the Jedi Order behind her. Plo Koon died along with most of her comrades forcing her to work with the seedier elements that are introduced in the 5th season.

Honestly I hold out high hopes for it as there's only so much light-heartedness you can fit into a story set in a time of war, genocide and galactic upheaval.
#220 to #217 - KayRed
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(07/09/2013) [-]
I always liked her character, the most redeeming part of the show. I think I'm gonna give it a try again, once I have a good way to watch it. Seeing that gif of that door opening in front of Obi-wan, and that complete ********* behind it, it's pretty awesome.
#227 to #220 - snowshark
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Ashoka gets a lot of attention in the later series and though there are occasional episodes where the focus is on another character Ashoka and Ventris pretty much hog the spotlight, which is rare for a western action show, for the most prominent characters to be female. (And a most welcome change I must say.)

There's a lot of stuff that goes on around Mandalore too as well as separate Sith that take to the field and surprisingly for a US show there's an awful lot of death in the series. Granted, not the named characters because kids can't handle the concept of death but it can be quite the bloodless bloodbath sometimes.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=xwXv-Qph18c
#233 to #227 - KayRed
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(07/09/2013) [-]
One of the reasons I gave up on the series, they ruined Mandolorians for me. The Karen Traviss books in the Legacy of the Force book series made Mandolorians so badass, then that show pussified them.
#243 to #233 - snowshark
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Not really. The way I see it the Mandalorians only become better from that age of neutrality and peace. It builds dynamics into the world. It would be dull if it was the same thing all the time and this marks a change from the ways of the past and is ultimately trying to cling on hard to the old ways. It creates conflict between the neutralists and the "true" mandalorians.

Granted, I prefer the Mandalorians in Old Republic II who are fighting in a hidden jungle moon-base with bare-bones tech and a heap of skill and grit but at the same time I love the question of what brought about such radical change and why more people didn't oppose it and if they did, how were they dealt with.

When I think Mandalorian I still think of Mandalore from SWtORII as opposed to queen daft-hair so they've not damaged the legacy with what they did and whilst I don't know what'll happen to them in the future I imagine they'll return to their old ways of warfare and that itself brings an interesting dynamic questioning what of the new ways stayed and how the people reacted and... you get my point.
#244 to #243 - KayRed
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(07/09/2013) [-]
What, by Swtor, do you mean the mmo? I gotta get back into that game.

You will like the New Republic mando's then, they are those gritty badasses, plus, Boba Fett is manda'lor.

That's one of the things that annoyed me about there being an organized Mandolorian government, because Mandolorians were supposed to be near extinct at that point, and then brought back together by a guy who's name I do not remember.
#270 to #244 - mandalorian
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(07/27/2013) [-]
Kay, I love you. I love the New Republic Mandos, part because they work with the New Republic, and they have Boba Fett as Manda'lor. Also, the CW bothered me, too. The CW kept referring to the deathwatch as mandalorians when the whole point is that they split from the true mandalorians, therefore should not be called mandalorians.
#249 to #244 - snowshark
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Well that just probably means we're gonna see some genocide over on neutral Mandalore then. I don't want to spoil anything but let's say Deathwatch and Sith play a big part in what happens to Mandalore in the fifth season and I can only imagine things going downhill for them from there.

And Cad Bane > Boba Fett. Though I prefer the Silent Killer to the Overconfident professional most of the time Cad Bane just has a better character and persona to Boba and I look forwards to seeing more of him. Whilst Boba is a good character it's just more fun when Bane's onscreen.
#252 to #249 - KayRed
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You haven't read Karen Traviss's books though (or have you?), she writes Boba very well, from his perspective no less. She humanizes him while still keeping him a complete badass.
#254 to #252 - snowshark
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No, but a character is built of more than just their depths. For me Bane's aesthetic persona (the way he looks, talks, sounds, moves, the things he does and the way he does them) hits home to me as being far more interesting than Boba. Boba's good and all and I'm sure he's written very well in those novels but Bane hits all my high notes without knowing much about him as a person (sort of like how the original Boba Fett brewed such a cult following in the original series.)

I love how you could put him in a room with pretty much any other character in the series and you'd get something interesting to watch. He's sort of like Hando the space-pirate in that regard. It's not who they are so much as what they do and how they do it that interests me. This isn't the case across the board as I appreciate the depth of Ventiss and Ahsoka more than their aesthetic personas but when it comes to side-characters who won't get much development a good aesthetic persona is a wonderful thing to have.

Fett strikes me as a far deeper character with struggles and turmoils unbeknownst to most men whereas Bane strikes me as a gambler who treads the gap between life and death and enjoys every moment of it, seeing the world as more of a plaything than anything else. Sure, he gets the job done and does it better than most would, but he takes care to enjoy himself whilst doing it, which just makes the more watchable character to me.

(He'd be awful in a book though, given how reliant he is on his visuals and voice.)
#255 to #254 - KayRed
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he's a total dick though, which might be a part of his character, but not what I like in a character (granted I have much experience with him).

I like gray character. Characters that fall between light and dark, Boba is the best example of that in the Star Wars universe.
#256 to #255 - snowshark
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(07/09/2013) [-]
I'd argue that a lot of bounty-hunters can be said to tread that line too. They do not have affiliations one way or the other and Bane has no personal vendettas, he just does his job and enjoys it. Just because he's a dick doesn't make him a morally dark character.

I'll take what you say as valid since I've not read the book but I still prefer the more extroverted characters of Hando and Bane to Boba because chemistry is what really gets me fired up and they play so well off most characters you care to name. Similar to the Avengers having a great amount of charisma and chemistry in all of their exchanges from the movie the same is true of Bane and Hando.

I see it like this:
Aesthetic Persona
Chemistry
Depth
Development

Whilst depth is the hallmark of a good character and development is that of a well-written character, chemistry and AP do the same in a more shallow sense. If I watched Boba it would have to be a movie that focusses on him because his persona doesn't put him in a place where he'll be bouncing off the other characters much, meaning he'd need to carry the story himself (which he can, of course). Hando and Bane are the opposites who couldn't hold a narrative to save their lives but you can slip them into pretty much any situation/story easily and they'll instantly affect the mood of the scene and change the character dynamic with those they interact with.

They're more tools to develop the depth of other characters than characters themselves but I can see lots of small doses of them from place to place more easily.

(I love these kinds of conversations.)
#257 to #256 - KayRed
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Well, if Rebels does happen, it would be a safe bet that we'd see a lot more of Boba.
#260 to #257 - snowshark
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Granted, but last time we saw Boba he was closer to 9 than 19.
#258 to #257 - snowshark
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Graned, but it'd be young Boba... which is dull. He's all the brooding of old Boba with none of the experience. Who knows, maybe I'll be proved wrong and he'll be a godsend but he does appear in the series a few times and most times he's pretty standard.

Stlll, seasons 4 and 5 felt like they were building to a big change in the show's dynamic so maybe Boba'll change too.
#259 to #258 - KayRed
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19 year old Boba got married, had a kid, and then shot a dude who raped his wife, not dull.
#247 to #244 - KayRed
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(07/09/2013) [-]
Fenn Shysa.
#250 to #247 - snowshark
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(07/09/2013) [-]
The name rings a bell, aye.
#253 to #250 - KayRed
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(07/09/2013) [-]
Some comic character I think.
#30 - Protomix
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(07/08/2013) [-]
is this what they bought the franchise for?
#33 to #30 - biograde ONLINE
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(07/08/2013) [-]
yeah, and this is all they are gonna do with it too
#121 to #30 - snowshark
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No. They bought it for 6 movies, a t.v. show (Rebels, which has the same team that worked on Clone Wars with a bigger budget and grittier setting), a theme-park (which disney always do well at) and video games (which they outsourced to EA which holds the makers of Battlefield and Old Republic and we're already seeing a new Battlefront.

People get so jumped up about the little things that they miss the big.
#37 - notapancake ONLINE
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(07/08/2013) [-]
I don''t care much for star wars, but this is just ****** wrong!
#6 - shishiko **User deleted account**
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Stop... their already dead...   
   
   
(And by that, I mean the Star Wars franchise... darthvadernooo.jpg)
Stop... their already dead...


(And by that, I mean the Star Wars franchise... darthvadernooo.jpg)
#125 to #6 - snowshark
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6 movies, a t.v. show (Rebels, which has the same team that worked on Clone Wars with a bigger budget and grittier setting), a theme-park (which disney always do well at) and video games (which they outsourced to EA which holds the makers of Battlefield and Old Republic and we're already seeing a new Battlefront and that's just a start.

Dude... Lucas whored out the originals over and over again, made three terrible movies (which, granted did wonders for the universe overall which is why I don't mind them much) and... well... the Holiday Special is a thing that happened, no matter how much Lucas pays through the nose to hide that fact.

Give Disney a chance. They're just building up their markets and introducing new fans to the Star Wars series. Young fans that probably don't know much about it yet, hence the cameo. Disney are the media giant they are for a good reason, they've been in the industry for so long they've pretty much cornered the market to the point of near monopoly.
#144 to #125 - shishiko **User deleted account**
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(07/08/2013) [-]
I'm not mad at Disney. Honestly, will 6 more movies actually be good?
Really think about it. I didn't even know about a show.

And I'm sure as HELL not saying that Lucas was doing good for the franchise. Lucas was already ruining it as it is.

I just don't see how Disney will be able to give life to a franchise that was already whored out to oblivion. Why not just leave it? Like the Indiana Jones movies. They tried 1 new movie and it ended badly, so they left it.
#155 to #144 - snowshark
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That wasn't Disney though... the Jones series. And that movie was a failiure from the moment they approved that awful script. If it was truer to the original tones it would have worked. Hell, I'd even accept some films about Shia LeBouf as Indie's son because I actually thought he pulled off a greaser pretty well.

But Star Wars is different entirely. For one, the franchise is far from dead or even dying. It was off the rails for a while but most of the passengers were still inside. There were great games and a badass T.V. show (albeit very flawed given the intended audience was the same as Teen Titans... but still pretty damn good most of the time) and Disney are clearly trying to preserve that magic whilst dumping all the loose weight.

C3P0 and R2D2 have long been the mascots of the series and they've done numerous non-canon PSAs before. This is no different from those, though rather than raise awareness about smoking or drugs it's raising awareness of Star Wars, which is arguably better... even if it's only a little bit.

6 movies? Well they've got a slew of great writers and directors on hand already and an entire expanded universe with plenty to go off from the Vuzhan Vong to... well... there's a lot of material there. Unlike the prequels where it was made up as they went along, the sequels have a lot of good framework to build on and great people backing up every fragment of the films.

Look at how Disney treated Marvel. They took superhero movies and kicked them into the place they really needed to be. Fun with great characters and villains that drive the film in an interconnected universe.

Granted... they had some missteps with Marvel but even they weren't enough to harm the good they did.

Let's not miss out on the good to possibly come because all we can see is the mire we just got through.
#7 to #6 - Ashketchums
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(07/08/2013) [-]
They're*
#8 to #7 - shishiko **User deleted account**
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(07/08/2013) [-]
gosh darn it.
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#78 - johnnyspicywiener
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(07/08/2013) [-]
Dammit Disney!
Dammit Disney!