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Discussion Sam Witwer knew that there were new Star Wars films coming.

Discussion in 'Star Wars: Episode VII and Beyond (Archive)' started by KED12345, Feb 20, 2013.

  1. KED12345

    KED12345 Jedi Master star 4

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    Not exactly major news, but it does lend fact to the idea of what I've been thinking is true: Star Wars Episode VII has been in the works for at least a full year now, and I bet you anything it was in the works in 2011 as well. That means by the time Episode VII comes out, over 3 years of work would have been put into it.

    http://www.ign.com/articles/2013/02/20/a-tale-of-two-mauls?page=2
    Nothing major in terms of development, but it does give us an idea where we stand in the production timeline and script development. Clearly they didn't throw it all together in October and November like many people may think.
     
  2. Darth Claire

    Darth Claire Force Ghost star 5

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    *cue fans thinking he might be in the sequel trilogy*
     
  3. leiamoody

    leiamoody Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    One can hope (me, for example).
     
  4. Echo-07

    Echo-07 Jedi Master star 4

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    I like him. I would be A-OK with it!
     
  5. TCF-1138

    TCF-1138 Porg of New Films & Fan Films star 5 Staff Member Manager

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    Nah, but I wouldn't mind him as Starkiller in a spin-off ;)
     
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  6. TheBBP

    TheBBP Force Ghost star 6

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    I'd be up for him playing a major role. That dude takes his role(s) in the Star Wars universe very seriously and is more than proud to be a part of it!
     
  7. Trebor Sabreon

    Trebor Sabreon LACWAC-y Mod of SWTV & New Films Force projection star 4 Staff Member Manager

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    I know there are folks who don't care for Galen Marek's storyline, but as long as his video game powers are kept in check to a level more representative of the films, I agree that I'd be in favor of having his adventures told on the big screen.

    As to whether Witwer's awareness of future projects a number of months in advance is an indication of his involvement in any future films, who can say? The kind of talk he was privvy to could have been commonplace around the entire TCW gang at the time.
     
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  8. mes520

    mes520 Jedi Master star 4

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    I do remember him saying awhile back that he knew something but couldn't say or the Lucasfilm lawyers would destroy him
     
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  9. markdeez33

    markdeez33 Jedi Knight star 3

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    Would be AWESOME if we got a Starkiller/Vader movie
     
  10. obi_kenobi_24

    obi_kenobi_24 Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    ^^No.....Please...Lord...No
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    That would be like eating force lightning
     
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  11. Darth Ibonek

    Darth Ibonek Jedi Knight star 2

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    I think a Starkiller movie is redundant. TFU is good in and of itself, and I see no reason to expand on it.
     
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  12. johnrain39

    johnrain39 Jedi Padawan star 1

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    They should rename Gary Stu to Starkiller.
     
  13. fett 4

    fett 4 Force Ghost star 5

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    Perhaps but he still does quality trailers

     
  14. DarthMak

    DarthMak Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    We haven't seen the last of Starkiller, I have no doubt.
     
  15. TheManFromMortis

    TheManFromMortis Jedi Knight star 3

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    Yes, but please not as a resurrected Maul.
     
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  16. RAZORBLADE

    RAZORBLADE Jedi Padawan star 1

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    he will probaly get a small role, as an alien or something, nothing important to the story
     
  17. BlenderWars

    BlenderWars Jedi Padawan star 1

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    Starkiller TFU was the dumbest Idea ever. Good that they cancelled the third part of this idiocy which makes A NEW HOPE totaly obsolete.
     
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  18. The Hellhammer

    The Hellhammer Manager Emeritus star 5 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    The second game was a huge letdown, but I really enjoyed the first one.
    I know people complain about them going over the top with Force powers...but you know, it's a game. It would be considerably less fun if you had every duel like the one from ANH.

    I think we'll be seeing Witwer involved in Star Wars for many years to come, in various ways. I'd say that's a good thing, he's a great actor.
     
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  19. Echo-07

    Echo-07 Jedi Master star 4

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    Just to be cler -- I endorse Witwer as a new character NOT reprising Maul or as a video game character. He "gets" SW and that should be included when casting begins.
     
  20. Sith_Knight087

    Sith_Knight087 Jedi Padawan star 1

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    The original TFUI Starkiller appears as a force ghost?. Or the Starkiller clone from TFUII is ''somehow'' still alive in the ST era?. Or there's always the third option.... HE'S NOT GOING TO BE IN THE NEW FILM!!. :p
     
  21. Rawne

    Rawne Jedi Knight star 2

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    If they do go ahead with TFU III, can I suggest they actually refine the camera, platforming and lightsaber mechanics first, and then start overloading ridiculous feats of POWAH that make Sidious look restrained? 'Cause I would have enjoyed TFU I and II but I was too busy rage quitting and loading up KotOR.
     
  22. KevinM1

    KevinM1 Jedi Knight star 2

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    Same here. Not only that, but he's a solid actor and has a fairly unique look. Shave his head, make him pale(r), and you instantly have someone who looks like a Sith and can actually portray the menace to back up the visual.
     
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  23. DarthBoba

    DarthBoba Manager Emeritus star 9 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Yep. He doesn't get to do scary much on Being Human but he is awfully good at it when he gets to be. :p
     
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  24. InterestingLurker

    InterestingLurker Jedi Master star 4

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    You're forgetting: Starkiller isn't a Gary Stu.