Fanclub Thrawn Fans Unite !!!!! (v 2.0)

Discussion in 'EU Community' started by Lordban, Apr 5, 2001.

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  1. Chewbacca89 Force Ghost

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    What characteristics do you enjoy most about Thrawn?
  2. Darth_Erebus Jedi Padawan

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    I think it's his calm stragetic planning I like the most. I've always been a fan of brain over brawn and here is a leader, and an Imperial no less, who does just that, who uses what he knows and what he observes to out think the enemy rather then trying to overcome the enemy with brute force. I love characters like that.
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  3. Lego Thrawn Jedi Knight

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    I was chatting with my friend on FB the other day, and we were asking each other who we think would be a good actor to play Grand Admiral Thrawn, if there were a Thrawn Trilogy film trilogy made, by some miracle. My friend basically enthusiastically agreed with my choice of actor Jason Isaacs. IMO, he has the perfect Thrawn look. Do you agree? Who would YOU cast as Grand Admiral Thrawn, if there were films of the TT made? This is just for fun.

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  4. General Immodet Jedi Grand Master

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    I wouldn't cast an actor, I would just create a digital model for him...
    Just joking! ;)

    How would they create his red skin? Digitally or by using make-up/cosmetics?
  5. Airdave Jedi Jedi Youngling

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    Saw this on a Episode 7 fan poster...

    Hugo Weaving
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  6. Galengwath Jedi Padawan

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    Um, they wouldn't, since Thrawn has BLUE skin. His eyes are supposed to be red, though.
    Last edited by Galengwath, Sep 4, 2013
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  7. General Immodet Jedi Grand Master

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    Sorry, I just was not paying attention at the moment I wrote it.
  8. zark Force Ghost

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    I agree with the Hugo Weaving choice.
  9. Bardan_Jusik Mand'alor - Manager of the EUC, SWC and Spinoffs

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    I am merging this with the existing Thrawn fanclub.

    Oh and I agree with this casting. I can see it now. "Tell me about...Honoghr." :p


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  10. Lego Thrawn Jedi Knight

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    Speaking of casting Grand Admiral Thrawn... has there ever been any SW fanfilm made that dealt with either the Thrawn Trilogy or that featured Thrawn himself?
  11. Ordo N-11 Jedi Master

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    If I were to cast Thrawn, I would cast Benedict Cumberbatch. He has the perfect Thrawn look (in my opinion), and would be able to play him to a Tee.

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  12. neila_nuruodo Force Ghost

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    To be honest, the only thing that would matter to me is that the actor in question was able to maintain a cold and impassive mien, and that it was in a movie. I seriously won't watch the upcoming movies if they don't relate to the EU. (Biased, perhaps, but I've been around long enough that I feel that I deserve no less than the best) Oh, and being male is probably helpful. :p
  13. MsLanna Force Ghost

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    I've seen some of the CumberbtachThrawn images around and it could be worse.

    Since I can't find the Chiss Thread any more, maybe one of you can help me out. I was researching for a fanfic and encountered the following problem.

    Last I knew Chiss were considered adults aged 12.
    The year on Csilla has 462 days, 100 days more than our year does. So for every 4 years a Chiss ages, he gets about 5 of our years. Would that mean that being adult with their 12 years would make it more like 15 of ours? I am all confuzzled.
  14. Antlers Jedi Master

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    Every time I watch/hear Benedict Cumberbatch (especially in the last Star Trek film and even during Hobbit), I see Thrawn. I can't help it. That man was made to play him. @_@

    MsLanna - I guess it's taboo to go against licensed fanfiction, but the Chiss aging hypothesis is really dumb (from a realworld biology standpoint). In general, smarter creatures have long childhoods. For the Chiss to finish childhood at 12 years is kinda dumb (and not sexy). I've always ignored it, but then again, I'm always imagining Thrawn sneaking topless down the hallways during latenight Pellaeon visits carrying a tub of body oil and some chocolate.
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  15. Iron_lord Chosen One

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    Traviss had the Mandalorians (mostly humans) "finish childhood at 13 years" - at least, socially.

    Same principle probably applies- still children - but now treated as adults under the law.
    Last edited by Iron_lord, Jan 22, 2014
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  16. Thrawn1786 Force Ghost

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    Back in the early days of this thread (or the original-I'm old), usually people picked either Jason Isaacs or Jeremy Irons for Thrawn.
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  17. Mitth_Fisto Force Ghost

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    Yup your old, just like me :p

    For some reason I cannot picture either of those options now. But they sound really familiar. . .

    As for age, yes it works out to something like 15 1/3 years or some such at 12, but I thought it was 13, still only 16 1/2 years of age. Then again one has to consider that if they have a form of 'flash training' similar to what was used on the clones, most people could learn what they need to in a relatively short amount of time. What would take longer, or most of the school is creating the pathways of how to properly put what one has learned into practice. Since they don't have to worry about a school system filled with alien minds it would be a relatively simplistic adaptation to put into practice.
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  18. neila_nuruodo Force Ghost

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    Another thing to consider is physical maturity vs mental maturity vs emotional maturity. Humans become physically mature in that they can reproduce around 13-16(ish), or you could say physically mature is fully grown around 18-20. Mentally mature is a bit harder to pin down, but I'd say sometime in the early 20s is when the logic circuits are fully developed. Now, emotional maturity is the hardest one and is completely individual. Some people never reach emotional maturity, some people get there before they leave their teens.

    As far as the Chiss thing, I don't know that they ever pinned down what kind of maturity they reached at 12. I tend to agree with what Iron_lord says and assume it's from a legal standpoint. Of course, you can do wharever you want with it, really. Creative interpretation and all that.

    As far as the length of year thing, looks to me like your math checks out. Also, I hadn't known that about the length of their year. This gives me an idea...
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  19. Csillan_girl Force Ghost

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  20. rdhight Jedi Grand Master

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    Maybe we need to start a new Thrawn Memorial Thread?

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  21. Csillan_girl Force Ghost

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    Forever canon in our hearts, that's great!

    Oh my, I was seriously angry when I heard this...
  22. Mitth_Fisto Force Ghost

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    As was I. I hope if they decide to mine Thrawn for any uses that they at least consult the author so that he doesn't become a Grievous or tCW atrocity.
  23. neila_nuruodo Force Ghost

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    Do I even want to know exactly what prompted this? I haven't been following the Ep VII news because it alternately gives me false hope or makes me angry/sad.

    Yeah, I'm basically sitting here with my fingers in my ears. Lalala, I can't hear what you're doing to my favoritr stories! :p
  24. Random Comments Force Ghost

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    They shoved them all to a cancelled alternate universe, Legends.
  25. Mitth_Fisto Force Ghost

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    I am ignoring all I can beyond Legends. That one has started hitting bookshelfs at local bookstores so hard to miss. Kinda nice because I can see which books are moving and being restocked and which ones are not :p
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