George Lucas was on set to see Rosario Dawson as Ahsoka Tano!

George Lucas was on set to see Rosario Dawson as Ahsoka Tano!

In 2008, The Clone Wars movie was released, introducing audiences to a brand new animated series that, among other things, introduced the character of Ahsoka Tano. She was wildly unpopular at first, a bratty young teenager assigned as Anakin Skywalker's padawan during the Clone Wars. Creators George Lucas and Dave Filoni knew this would be [...]

Some thoughts on those quotes from George Lucas about his potential sequel trilogy

Some thoughts on those quotes from George Lucas about his potential sequel trilogy

By now you may have seen the recent discussion about George Lucas's ideas for a Star Wars sequel trilogy. Included in Paul Duncan's upcoming book, The Star Wars Archives 1999-2005, are interviews with the Star Wars creator, including him talking about ideas he had for the sequel trilogy. And they're notable enough that it's no [...]

Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian: Episode 8 review: Seven of my favorite connections and easter eggs from the show

Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian: Episode 8 review: Seven of my favorite connections and easter eggs from the show

The eight-part documentary series about the making of the first season of The Mandalorian wrapped up today, and though I'll review the series as a whole soon, I'll say what I've been saying since the beginning: it's one of the finest behind-the-scenes looks you'll find. That continued with the eighth episode of Disney Gallery: The [...]

Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian: Episode 4 review: The technology is groundbreaking and incredible

Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian: Episode 4 review: The technology is groundbreaking and incredible

George Lucas is one of the true innovators in the history of filmmaking, and the advances he made or pushed are numerous and legendary. There are some things that he wanted to do, however, that he wasn't able to - because he had to wait for the technology to catch up. "He always, always, was [...]

Dave Filoni explains why the Duel of the Fates is so significant, and it’s incredible

Dave Filoni explains why the Duel of the Fates is so significant, and it’s incredible

Dave Filoni understands Star Wars on an incredibly deep level, having learned personally from George Lucas and since going on to do some amazing storytelling. He branched out of animation to work on the live-action series The Mandalorian, on which he is an executive producer, director, and writer, and he has worked very closely with [...]