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Live Action Official Live Action Series Discussion Thread

Discussion in 'Star Wars TV' started by LucasBuiltMeHotRod, Oct 15, 2007.

  1. cerealbox Jedi Master

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    May 5, 2016
    star 5
    Use Lando. Not as the center star but as a connection to the main saga. Hell, have him be the mayor of whatever city the show takes place in.
    Last edited by cerealbox, Aug 8, 2016
  2. The Vanguard Jedi Master

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    Apr 12, 2016
    star 4
    Really?? I haven't seen anything..
    Do you have any links to reference?
  3. Jolee Bindo Jedi Padawan

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    Jan 5, 2016
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    Thread Merge. -Sabreon


    What would be your dream live action Star Wars show?


    I'd love to see a dark Rogue Squadron series, or an Old Republic series which would give the creators freedom as well as scope for a lengthy run.

    Let's hear people's ideas.
    Last edited by Trebor Sabreon, Jan 20, 2017
  4. MartyAvidianus Jedi Padawan

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    May 14, 2017
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    I want a live action show about Luke's Jedi academy.

    But is a live action show actually happening? Star Wars rebels is ending next year. Will they have a new cartoon show or a live action show? Or no show at all?
  5. SilentGuy66 Jedi Master

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    Dec 1, 2014
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    We already have a live action show- it's called the Star Wars Show! (may god have mercy on us all)

    Seriously, though considering that the whole reason the original Live action series concept was delayed by Lucas due to costs I don't see Disney authorising one for a while unless it's done on the cheap. Set on a single planet that looks exactly like modern day Earth without access to galactic technology and is solely inhabited by humans.

    "A small group of Storm troopers are attacking!"
    "We'll have to fight back using our exactly identical blasters, we won't take the speeder because it's out of fuel, R3 you stay here motionless like you always do."
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  6. Ancient Whills Jedi Grand Master

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    Jun 12, 2011
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    IF there's a live action show, I assume they'll stick with what GL was doing meaning it would be set between RotS and ANH. It's also very probable they'll do the same thing than what they did for Rebels in terms of cost, meaning not as much as if GL was producing it himself. Which is a shame since they have the means to do so.
  7. Hopeless Jedi Master

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    Oct 28, 2006
    star 3
    A TV version of Star Wars Uprising set immediately after the events of ROTJ!

    Just minimise the use of force users so it keeps the special effects costs making it less expensive but more focused on characters and the story so it's worth watching!
  8. StarWarsFreak93 Jedi Master

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    Jan 20, 2015
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    Truthfully I'd rather have SW on TV be animated. You can do more in animation, and not worry about having some effects look cheap. I feel like a SW show on ABC would cater too much to their social media advertising craze, where they use those weird hashtags like TGIT, and make it too... I don't know. The animated series hit it perfectly for all ages entertainment, as SW should be.
  9. TetsuAero Jedi Master

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    Jan 24, 2008
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    That's probably why Lucas decided to wait with the series, as a proper looking star wars series would not look very good with cheap sfx. I do wonder what he had planned. I wonder if they ever got to the design phase of the first episodes.
  10. BigAl6ft6 Force Ghost

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    Nov 12, 2012
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    VFX is constantly getting easier to make more expansive, I don't think it's out of the realm of possibility. But if they wanted to do the galaxy hopping, they would have to keep the action centralized on a space-ship ala Star Trek. Or a planet bound location or something where the galaxy comes to them.

    I restate: I think Luke's Jedi trainees / Ben's descent into darkness would make a great TV series. All you need is whatever the Jedi academy location is in TLJ and Mark Hamill.
  11. TetsuAero Jedi Master

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    Jan 24, 2008
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    Judging by what i read in the wookieepedia article it seemed like the series was going to be planet hopping.
  12. Jedi Master Scorpio Jedi Master

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    Oct 24, 2015
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    Hopefully this comes to fruition. I think Star Wars is way past due for a live action series. I would imagine ABC would be the logical choice for a Live Series to air? However Netflix or Amazon would be cool as well.
  13. MrDarth0 Jedi Padawan

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    Oct 3, 2015
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    They could always make it about an Order 66 survivor, in the early years of the Empire, that's pretending to be a smuggler/bounty hunter/something criminal.

    This way, you have most of the dialogues happening in the same few rooms, i.e. the spaceship; you can have planet hoping, but in the Outer Rim, so mainly undeveloped primitive planets, so you can film it on real life locations with little bit of CGI added later; you can have Force and maybe even a lightsaber once or twice per season, but not too much, so lower FX costs, while at the same time keeping the Jedi hungry viewers happy; you can have the Empire present for nostalgia; and you can have the SW criminal elements present as well, so popular characters like Jabba, Boba, etc.

    Its not very original, but it is feasible both money and technology wise. And it should be attractive enough for both fans and mainstream audience.

    Kinda like Firefly, but in Star Wars universe.
  14. DANNASUK Force Ghost

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    Nov 1, 2012
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    Firefly should never be spoken in same sentence as Star Wars. In fact, Firefly should never be spoken about at all.