10 Things You Don't Know About Tatooine
For a planet that is farthest from the bright center of the universe, a lot of things happen on Tatooine: Anakin Skywalker is born there, he meets his future wife in Watto’s junk shop, and he begins his fall to the dark side there, after he unsuccessfully tries to free his mother. Luke Skywalker lives there for the first 19 years of his life, as does Obi-Wan for his last 19 years, and (Darth) Maul’s arc finally comes to a tragic end on that desert planet.
'The Bad Batch' Trailer Reveals A New Side To The Rancor
Dave Filoni and Jon Favreau must have a competition going on between them to see who can create the most adorable Star Wars baby. Jon Favreau just gave us the incredibly adorable Grogu, or “Baby Yoda” if you prefer, but now Filoni has said, “Hold my beer,” to Favreau’s creation. In the new trailer for The Bad Batch, we get our first-ever look at a baby rancor.
Rian Johnson Shares Amazing 'The Last Jedi' SFX Videos
May the Fourth is considered Star Wars Day, and this year, we celebrated with the premiere of Disney+’s exclusive Star Wars animated series, The Bad Batch. Every May the Fourth, we get many surprises from the Lucasfilm team. This year we also got some of the filmmakers' favorite moments from behind the scenes. Robert Rodriguez revealed a wonderful selfie he took with the Grogu puppet during the filming of the episode he directed for The Mandalorian season 2. One other filmmaker who decided to share his favorite Star Wars moment was Rian Johnson, director of Episode VIII - The Last Jedi.
'The Bad Batch': Who Exactly Is Omega?
The latest Star Wars show dropped its first episode earlier this week, and the world feels a bit brighter. We first meet the Bad Batch in The Clone Wars animated series. Their name is derived from the fact that they are an experimental batch of clones, Clone Force 99. The Kaminoans experimented on their DNA, which augmented various aspects of their capabilities and appearance.
7 Easter Eggs You Missed From 'The Bad Batch' Premiere
Star Wars: The Bad Batch episode 1 “Aftermath” premiered on Disney+ on May the 4th and it did not disappoint. It was a supersized episode (75 minutes!) of fun, intrigue, and many many Easter eggs and nods to The Clone Wars and other Star Wars canon stories. It brought some amazing animation and started to answer questions regarding the aftermath of the Clone Wars. Not to mention all the Easter Eggs that popped up in just this one episode. Here are a few key ones that you may have missed the first time around.
10 things You Never Knew About Mustafar
Mustafar is one of the most iconic planets in the Star Wars universe. It was the site of one of the greatest and most impactful battles in the saga. It was the location of Darth Vader’s castle, and before that, it was the home of the remaining members of the Separatist leaders. It was also their place of demise, but I digress. There are a ton more interesting facts about Mustafar that most people probably don’t realize.
'The Bad Batch' Cameo That Took Me Out Of The Premiere
Let me preface this by saying that I enjoyed most of The Bad Batch premiere episode "Aftermath." It shows the potential of this series and how the addition of Omega can ground the squad, keeping the series from becoming a monotonous action-fest. However, the beginning had me at the edge of my seat, and not for the reasons one might hope. It took me out of the narrative because the way that it was executed (no pun intended) was bothering me.
Dave Filoni Gives A Cryptic Update On 'The Mandalorian' Season 3
So with the arrival of Star Wars Day (May 4th), not only did we get the release of The Bad Batch, but it would appear we also got a little bit of a sneaky update on The Mandalorian season 3 from the main man himself - Dave Filoni.