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RJ Trilogy The Rian Johnson Trilogy

Discussion in 'Beyond the Saga - Spoilers Allowed' started by Darth Chiznuk , Dec 13, 2017.

  1. MrElculver2424

    MrElculver2424 Jedi Master star 4

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    Funny, I mean...this is exactly how RJ said it went. [face_laugh]
     
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  2. Satipo

    Satipo Force Ghost star 7

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    I actually think this came up as an idea quite some time ago. I could be wrong, but I do know that another "trilogy" was being discussed internally before Celebration. So either there is another trilogy we haven't heard about yet, or that got canned, or this was already being floated as an idea way back in the year.
     
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  3. AndrewPascoe

    AndrewPascoe Jedi Master star 4

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    Yeaaah I think he’s downplaying that juuust a smidge. I don’t think you can just pitch a Trilogy and not have any idea of what it will be otherwise everyone would be getting trilogies. A spin off maybe but not a trilogy which will cost hundreds of millions to make.

    The press release specifically said that it was away from the Skywalker Saga and unless that’s them just taking a blind guess it’s clear that Johnson actually has an idea about what he wants the trilogy to be about or do. I doubt he’s got characters, planets, motives etc but I feel that he’d need basically a 1 page concept to bring to the table for KK to consider if it’s a viable idea.

    I wouldn’t be surprised if he, Pablo, Kiri and the rest of the story group have been brainstorming future project ideas that might end up in this trilogy in some form.

    I could be wrong but if I am everyone should start lining up at Lucasfilm because everyone can get one without an idea of what it’ll be about. Personally I think KK would require A bit more scrutiny than a shoulder shrug and “it’d be great to do”.
     
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  4. BalanceOfTheForce

    BalanceOfTheForce Jedi Knight star 2

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    I'm wondering how this trilogy will do in the box office. Probably around the same or worse than Rogue One.
     
  5. jamminjedi23

    jamminjedi23 Jedi Master star 4

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    Probably won't do as well as the current ST but yes probably around Rogue One levels.
     
  6. I Are The Internets

    I Are The Internets Force Ghost star 8

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    It'll only make a dollar.
     
  7. B99

    B99 Force Ghost star 6

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    I gotcha a dollar!
     
  8. BalanceOfTheForce

    BalanceOfTheForce Jedi Knight star 2

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    Maybe less. It feels like half the Internet hates Rian Johnson
     
  9. jamminjedi23

    jamminjedi23 Jedi Master star 4

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    Maybe. However you need to remember two things. 1. Many of the people who are raging about RJ now will still go see the movie (and likely many of them will see it OW). And 2. The Internet consists of about 1% of the Star Wars fan base (maybe not even that much).
     
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  10. Adept

    Adept Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    I wouldn't go into exact numbers but I feel it is fair to say that a large portion, likely a significant majority of Star Wars fans do not go on internet forums, or interact with tumblr. I took my family to see TLJ (Their first viewing my third) and they loved it. None of them had been on forums discussing theories during the lead up to the films release, non of them leave online views about their expierence with the film. We talked about it after the film, they made it clear they enjoyed it and were looking forward to seeing more and that was it. Their money will spend just as well as that of a die-hard forum posting, video making fan.
     
  11. vong333

    vong333 Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    What I like about the idea of a trilogy is that RJ won't have to adhere to the saga restrictions and what not. he can now become even bolder and create bigger and better. I thought he did a great job with TLJ. In fact, the force was at its best in this movie. I am really looking forward to this.
     
  12. Strongbow

    Strongbow Force Ghost star 5

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    Nah..... it's a minority making a helluva lot of noise.
     
  13. The PiedPiper of Alderaan

    The PiedPiper of Alderaan Jedi Master star 4

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    It's way too early to guess what the success of RJ's trilogy could be. I'm just glad it's still in the pipeline if Lucasfilm's statement of yesterday is to be believed and that the internet's echo chamber is not dictating Lucasfilm/Disney's future plans.

    Doesn't matter what some fans think of RJ's work, when his movie will be out, time will have passed, new stories, heroes, footage will have been introduced for this new saga, the whole ST will be done, several other SW films may have come out in-between, and if it looks cool it's gonna raise excitment from people, fans included (even if we'll have a couple of guys saying "looks good but it's from the guy that made the last jedi")

    So...too early to tell. Between that, and the new saga "series" and the anthology films, it's quite difficult to guess how SW will be perceived in the next 10 years...over-saturation? maybe. New golden age? maybe. Good/great movies but less of a special event? maybe. the 10s and 20s as the great SW decades? maybe too...who knows....too many factors....
     
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  14. Krueger

    Krueger Chosen One star 5

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    I would like to see the third anthology film released in 2020 (Obi-Wan please), then a two to three year break. After that we can go into RJ's trilogy. I have to say; I think a break would be a good thing. As I've said before, SW isn't Marvel. They are two very different beasts, IMO.
     
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  15. Darth Chiznuk

    Darth Chiznuk Four Time PT Trivia Champ/GOAT/New Films Manager star 6 Staff Member Manager

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    We have just posted a new rules and policy thread. Everyone should take a look:
    http://boards.theforce.net/threads/...es-and-policies-thread-2018-edition.50048371/

    This part in particular:

    Make no mistake from here on out the staff here will be vigilant and absolutely unforgiving in its enforcement of this rule. Above all else these forums are meant to be a fun place to discuss Star Wars but for far too long they've been little more than a cesspool. No more. If you want to rant endlessly about how awful the films were or if you refuse to hear any kind of criticism about them I have only one thing to say... go get your own blog and post there. If you wish to engage in constructive conversation that remain respectful of one another then please stay. There is no middle ground. This is how it's going to be. To paraphrase a certain campaign slogan... We're Gonna Make the Forums Fun Again!
     
  16. Jedi Knight Fett

    Jedi Knight Fett Force Ghost star 8

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    When it comes to these movies when do you guys think the first one will come out?
     
  17. GregMcP

    GregMcP Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    3 years away for the first Rian movie. Maybe 4 to the first Benioff movie.
     
  18. Darthur C. Clarke

    Darthur C. Clarke Jedi Padawan star 1

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    Hope you're right! That schedule would have the break between Solo and IX as the longest wait we see for quite awhile, and I'm down for that!

    Also, super excited for all of these things to happen. Just wish we had more Rebels to fill the road to IX void.
     
  19. AndrewPascoe

    AndrewPascoe Jedi Master star 4

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    With Rebels ending soon they could always announce a new series starting mid next year. I’m sure they’ve got several animation projects in various stages of development. It could maybe tie into IX or be something separate.

    I also believe Johnson’s first film will be out 2021.
     
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  20. KDC1972

    KDC1972 Jedi Master star 1

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    While I didn't particularly care for Rian Johnson's interpretation of characters we already knew or the direction he took TLJ from what TFA set up, I do think he can be successful creating an all new storyline. He isn't a no talent hack by any means.

    He has no constraints, no existing background on characters since they are all new, no limitations in politics since it is taking place in a distant corner of the galaxy. He literally can go any direction he wants and it should be interesting, that kind of creative freedom should be pretty liberating for a writer and director. It isn't hard to imagine there were parts of the SW Galaxy that were so remote and distant they were barely touched by the Clone Wars or Civil War or even the Jedi-Sith War--that leaves a lot ripe for the picking.

    I do want to see force users, I want to see space combat and I want defined good and bad guys...other than that surprise me.
     
  21. Jedi Knight Fett

    Jedi Knight Fett Force Ghost star 8

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    I am sure there will be a force user. There has been one in every Star Wars movie.
     
  22. The Regular Mustache

    The Regular Mustache Jedi Master star 4

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    Do you think we’ll get an anthology movie after Ep. 9 and before the first RJ movie?
     
  23. AndrewPascoe

    AndrewPascoe Jedi Master star 4

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    I’m in two minds. I think we will given we heard rumors a while back about Kenobi how in terms of potential writers/directors but on the other hand I think it would have been announced by now given that it’s only real free spot at this stage is 2020 roughly. So I don’t know.
     
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  24. StarWarsFan91

    StarWarsFan91 Jedi Master star 4

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    Originally I thought Rians trilogy should revolve around either an ancient Jedi order or a future (long time jump) one set post ST. But with the news of more Star Wars films to come from the GoT duo, I would be fine for Rians trilogy to explore other force user groups. Perhaps their is a conflict that deals with the force in the unknown regions. Their could still be a small Jedi presence. If set during the clone wars or the years preceding it, we follow a Jedi (or two) sent on a mission from the council to the unknown regions. Or if set during the days of the Empire, a survivor of order 66 fleeing into the unknown. Rian could go with no Jedi, but I feel at least one Jedi should appear. To bring some familiarity to the audience and still allowing a light saber to be used. It can also give us the "fish out of water" scenario. A Jedi in different part of the galaxy then what he is used to. Possibility encountering force users quite different from his Jedi order.
     
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  25. Jedi Knight Fett

    Jedi Knight Fett Force Ghost star 8

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    They need at least a force sensitive. Weather they be trained or not I have not decided. I would like it to be a Jedi though. A new threat would be very welcome and I think we will get just that.