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Solo Background Characters

Discussion in 'Star Wars: Anthology (Released Films)' started by Django Fett, Apr 4, 2018.

  1. Django Fett

    Django Fett Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    I thought I'd do a thread that covers the various background characters that enrich the world of Solo.

    Rio Durant, voiced by Jon Favreau.
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    Argus "Six Eyes" Panox
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    Therm Scissorpunch, seems to be a Cronenberg's The Fly crossed with a lobster
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    The Beed and Fode of Solo, may be they'll call them Shrimpy Two Heads.
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    Could that be Opun Mcgrrrr at the bar with his back turned towards camera?
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  2. Cantina Regular

    Cantina Regular Jedi Knight star 2

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    I really hope all of the aliens from the Denny’s commercial appear in the film.

    Guy with ram horns
    Saw nosed card player
    Beaked throat singer
     
  3. Bossk_Baby

    Bossk_Baby Jedi Padawan star 1

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    Yes really hyped for beaked throat singer, personally hoping they keep that as the main soundtrack during the Sabacc game sequence!

    The saw nosed throat singer is apparently a Vulptereen, which is a deep Prequel cut. He is also visible in promotional materials from the set so it’s a good bet he’ll feature in the movie.

    There is talk that both a Gotal and a Tognath are members of the Cloud Rider gang and visible in some promo materials. For those like me hoping for as many recurring alien species as possible..





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  4. Avnar

    Avnar Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    RO did background characters to perfection! There were at least 50 + fantastic designs... TFA and TLJ on the other hand literally no-one of interest [face_dunno](Well, the KOR were interesting for the second we saw them)

    Here's hoping Solo brings back the cool background characters!
     
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  5. Cantina Regular

    Cantina Regular Jedi Knight star 2

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    Vulptereen, Tognath and Gotal? I really hope that’s all true!

    Now I just have to wait 30 years for Hasbro to make every background alien a 3.75” figure....
     
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  6. Krueger

    Krueger Chosen One star 5

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    Still waiting for my first Ithorian and Rodian of the new era. I'm going to faint when it happens.
     
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  7. Django Fett

    Django Fett Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    Oh yes!!! The creature characters not only looked interesting, had interesting back stories but they interacted with the human characters and weren't just all set dressing..
     
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  8. Cantina Regular

    Cantina Regular Jedi Knight star 2

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    New trailer had a bunch of the Denny’s aliens at the cars table with Lando.

    Lobster is a player
    Saw beak singer at bar behind Qi’Ra
    Still looking for Ram horns
     
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  9. Django Fett

    Django Fett Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    I wonder just who this guy is after...
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    Could he be looking to collect a bounty on Beckett?
     
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  10. Cantina Regular

    Cantina Regular Jedi Knight star 2

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    The guy from Rogue one?
     
  11. Django Fett

    Django Fett Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    Yup........
     
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  12. Cantina Regular

    Cantina Regular Jedi Knight star 2

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    Son of a blaster....

    Oh jeez does this mean Evazan and Ponda Baba might be in this film too? Are all anthology films secretly about those two on the run??
     
  13. GunganSlayer

    GunganSlayer Jedi Master star 3

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    I'm going to have to agree with you. I was pretty underwhelmed, even somewhat disappointed, with the designs and the presence of many of the background characters in TFA and TLJ (I know, I know, talk about being super nitpicky...). While there were a couple of designs/characters I enjoyed, it was a real bummer at the near lack of OT and PT aliens.

    I understand where many are coming from with general arguments of "well, it's a large galaxy, and the films are set in certain areas where it doesn't necessarily make sense to see prior aliens..." or "people complain about this being a small galaxy enough already, why would we want to see familiar aliens...". I can agree to a certain extent with these sentiments, but based on what we've previously seen in the OT, PT, TCW, books/comics, it still baffles me at the lack of certain species, like Rodians, Twi'leks, or Ithorians, for instance. They're not on the same scale as humans, but these species seem to be pretty ubiquitous throughout the galaxy, and it would be nice to see a few of them in the backgrounds somewhere.

    And if not, cool, whatever, do your own thing, it is a big galaxy, but I found many of the designs in TFA and TLJ to be somewhat uninspired. I, too, was pretty happy with RO, though.
     
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  14. B99

    B99 Force Ghost star 6

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    Zuvio
    [face_tee_hee]
     
  15. Darth Smurf

    Darth Smurf Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    He is the design recycling child of a female Guavian and Boba Fett
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  16. Bossk_Baby

    Bossk_Baby Jedi Padawan star 1

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    I personally would love it if Dr. Evazen & Ponda Baba cameo again in Solo now that Tam Posla is confirmed as recurring. It would actually give more meaning to their appearance in RO. Hilarious recurring nano-plot.

    Plus It would brilliantly setup the New Hope special edition where Tam Posla is digitally inserted into the cantina scene and shown to slash first instead of Obi-Wan.



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  17. Siphonophore

    Siphonophore Jedi Grand Master star 4

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  18. CrazyOldJedi

    CrazyOldJedi Force Ghost star 6

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    Thankfully if not the wrong time certainly the wrong place.
     
  19. Krueger

    Krueger Chosen One star 5

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    I love that big, blue eyeball dude in the dingy cantina. Cartoony and ridiculous. Reminds me of something from Trap Door (anyone who's a child of the 80s and 90s in the UK knows what I mean).
     
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  20. Django Fett

    Django Fett Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    If they are it makes you wonder just how long those two have been on the run?
     
  21. Cantina Regular

    Cantina Regular Jedi Knight star 2

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    The guy L337 is grabbing, that’s not Evazan right?
     
  22. thejeditraitor

    thejeditraitor Chosen One star 6

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    yeah it's like a comic book guy.
     
  23. AndyLGR

    AndyLGR Jedi Master star 4

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    Absolutley RO really nailed it with background characters. Maybe even with some of the best in the entire saga. So far Solo looks like its also tapping in to same feel too.
     
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  24. wobbits

    wobbits Jedi Master star 4

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    Didn't look like it to me. The guy she drops has long white hair.
     
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  25. Cantina Regular

    Cantina Regular Jedi Knight star 2

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    Anyone spot "Ram Horns" in the new trailer? I really liked his design