The galaxy far, far-off is chock stuffed with dynamic duos: Han Solo and Chewbacca, C-3PO and R2-D2, Anakin Skywalker and never having the excessive floor. Now there’s a model new terrific twosome on the town they usually’re blowing up Instagram like so many Demise Stars with movies of them hanging out, shocking followers, and training candy stunts collectively IRL: Darth Maul and Boba Fett. Or, extra precisely, actors Ray Park and Daniel Logan, who portrayed Darth Maul (bodily) and younger Boba Fett within the prequel trilogy, respectively.
However we have now a idea that these two aren’t simply flipping out on Instagram for Siths and giggles. What in the event that they’re coaching for an journey within the galaxy far, far-off? And never one about Han Solo, however slightly a film all concerning the Crimson Daybreak crime syndicate. Be a part of host Hector Navarro for a spoiler-filled, speculatory journey into the way forward for Star Wars as we break down what this friendship may portend for the galaxy far, far-off on a model new episode of Nerdist Information Version.
Because of the brand new expanded universe canon, we have now seen extra of Boba Fett’s adventures outdoors the unique trilogy. Now with a rumored Boba Fett movie
director James Mangold on the way in which, it appears to be like as thought we’re about to get a complete lot extra of the Mandalorian-armored mercenary sooner or later. Now we have a number of theories as to what this film might be about, they usually’re tied to the real-life friendship we’ve seen blossoming between Park and Logan.
Choice #1: Boba Fett Begins
Set across the identical time interval as Solo: A Star Wars Story
, this film may present us how Boba Fett earned the lethal repute he has once we meet him in The Empire Strikes Again
. Think about a gritty crime drama set within the seedy underbelly of the Star Wars
universe as Boba Fett makes a reputation for himself working for crime lords like Jabba the Hutt, the Pyke Syndicate, and finally Darth Maul himself, who may function a unifying thread and the overarching villain for every movie. This might function an oblique sequel to Solo
–during which Maul had that surprising cameo on the finish–and allow Lucasfilm to nonetheless use characters with ties to the underworld like Han Solo, Chewie, Lando, and Qi’ra, all of whom seemingly signed contracts locking them in to a number of motion pictures. A narrative like this is able to additionally set the stage for a 3rd movie the place Han and/or Boba work collectively or in opposition to one another so as to take down Maul, Qi’ra, and the Crimson Daybreak for good, blowing up a complete bunch of stuff within the course of. For instance, it would lastly clarify why Vader singles Boba out for his tendency to disintegrate individuals in Empire
Choice #2: Submit-Sarlacc Pit
In the event you’ve steeped your self in basic Star Wars Expanded Universe lore, then you recognize that Boba Fett’s story didn’t finish after he was swallowed entire by the sarlacc dwelling inside the Nice Pit of Carkoon in Return of the Jedi. Whereas it’s unlikely Fett will likely be preventing within the Yuuzhan Vong Struggle anytime quickly, we may see him probably making his method to the Outer Rim and doing a little soiled work for an up-and-coming energy dealer and literal Scarface: Supreme Chief Snoke. Boba’s latter-day adventures would assist clarify how Snoke rose to energy, and in addition how Boba helped ship not one, however two Solos fall into the arms of the dangerous guys.
Choice #three: Teen Boba
Perhaps they’ll recast Boba Fett utterly and go together with a movie set simply after The Clone Wars showcasing the younger bounty hunter as a moody, disrespectful teenager delivered to heel by Aurra Sing earlier than she’s later killed by Tobias Beckett.
And, in fact, that is to say nothing of possibility #four, which is that none of these items come to cross and all of our great concepts get reduce off on the knees like…
However what do you suppose? Are Darth Maul and Boba Fett coaching to do a film collectively? Which of those film would you most need to see? Tell us within the feedback beneath!
Extra reporting by Jesse B. Gill.
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