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Lit Could Zach Snyder's new film be about the ten Jedi sent to find the dagger?

Discussion in 'Literature' started by JStepp, Jan 14, 2013.

  1. JStepp

    JStepp Jedi Padawan star 2

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    http://www.ign.com/articles/2013/01/14/zack-snyder-developing-a-star-wars-film


    Hmm it seems apocalypse set up a story line that would go hand in hand with this new movie.
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    Remember at the end of Apocalypse Luke sends ten knights to find a weapon that can kill Abeloth permanently. The same weapon that was used to kill the Daughter and Son in the cartoon show.


    Its even set sometime after Return of the Jedi. This is all just speculation on my part of course.
     
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  2. GrandAdmiralJello

    GrandAdmiralJello Comms Admin ❉ Moderator Communitatis Litterarumque star 10 Staff Member Administrator

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    Director of 300?

    My guess is "The Seven Starkillers," then.
     
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  3. Sith_Knight087

    Sith_Knight087 Jedi Padawan star 1

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    If it's a non-episode Star Wars film, does this mean it's more of a EU T/C-canon film?... or will it fall under G-canon ''film canon'' category because it is gonna technically still be a Star Wars film.
     
  4. CeiranHarmony

    CeiranHarmony Jedi Master star 5

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    While 300 sucks... Sucker Punch is pure gold... Sucker Punch meeting Star Wars is epic pure win! Yeehaw! and a post-ROTJ EU movie to boot? oh please YES
     
  5. instantdeath

    instantdeath Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    Interesting that they're open to doing Star Wars "spin offs"... could lead to some great ideas. And bad ones, but that comes with the territory.

    I actually feel Snyder did a fairly good job with Watchmen, all things considered, though it's worth noting I haven't seen it since it was in theaters and actually saw it before I read the comic, so I might feel different if I watched it now. 300 was okay. I never saw Sucker Punch, but going from the previews I had no desire to.
     
  6. CooperTFN

    CooperTFN TFN EU Staff Emeritus star 6 VIP

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    No. No, it could not.
     
  7. instantdeath

    instantdeath Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    I definitely wouldn't hold my breath on this being the continuation of an EU novel, yeah...

    ... that said, Zach Snyder has shown that he's willing to be faithful to source material. There are definitely less likely directors to use the EU in some way. I wouldn't expect setting the entire movie around it, to the point where an audience couldn't follow it without picking up whatever book it's continuing, but I could see some shout outs.
     
  8. Zorrixor

    Zorrixor Force Ghost star 6

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    Don't even joke about that, man, don't even joke.
     
  9. DarthApprentice

    DarthApprentice Jedi Knight star 1

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    Well this is kind of exciting. I really don't think this movie will be about the Jedi finding the dagger, but it does represent the possibility the EU wont be completely dismissed.... In my eyes, this is a good thing. :D
     
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  10. Sith_Knight087

    Sith_Knight087 Jedi Padawan star 1

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    Sorry, but I had too [face_dancing]
     
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  11. JackG

    JackG Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    Wow, well this news scares me to no end.
     
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  12. _Catherine_

    _Catherine_ Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    Still up in the air about Zach Snyder. Man of Steel may be the tipping point for me.
     
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  13. DarthApprentice

    DarthApprentice Jedi Knight star 1

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    What about this news scares you, if I may ask?
     
  14. JackG

    JackG Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    I can't put it down to anything, but the possibility of these movies when (imo) they're not needed is hugely concerning for the EU. Furthermore, LFL hasn't given me much reason in the past to place faith in their ability in the visual medium.
     
  15. instantdeath

    instantdeath Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    There are two ways you can look at it, really. Either it's exciting that the franchise is expanding, and could be a sign of interesting Star Wars projects to come, or it's yet another shameless method of milking the series for all it's worth. Both are equally valid interpretations, I'd say. I tend to lean towards the former, but I'm in danger of becoming an optimist these days.
     
  16. Zorkel567

    Zorkel567 Jedi Master star 4

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    Maybe it'll fall under D(isney) Canon or M(ickey) Canon? :p

    It is possible. Probable, no, but possible? yes.

    Interesting news to say the least. I would love a focus on the ten Jedi sent to find the dagger, and could see that working. Maybe leave a reference to them in Episode VII, then release this one. Probably not, but one can wish.
     
  17. Sith_Knight087

    Sith_Knight087 Jedi Padawan star 1

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  18. instantdeath

    instantdeath Jedi Grand Master star 5

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  19. DarthApprentice

    DarthApprentice Jedi Knight star 1

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    Hmm, how disappointing...
     
  20. CeiranHarmony

    CeiranHarmony Jedi Master star 5

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    they were just testing fanreactions with rumors... nasty business tactic!
     
  21. Gorefiend

    Gorefiend Chosen One star 5

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    Well they were certainly looking for the quickest way to get me not to watch it, Snyder is a hack and I really don’t care for Jedi. [face_plain]
     
  22. Arawn_Fenn

    Arawn_Fenn Force Ghost star 7

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    He better keep the squid in the picture this time!
     
  23. Jedifirefly5

    Jedifirefly5 Jedi Knight star 2

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    I feel the same, slightly queasy at the greed blinding artistic integrity, yet the writing has been on the wall, hasn't it. not even GL will stop tinkering. I guess it's the ultimate high to watch all these talented people soil their knickers over your creation, like watching children play with your toys.