Please note that this post contains spoilers for Solo: A Star Wars Story, as well as a smattering of other Star Wars films and TV Series. Proceed at your own risk.
On the day Solo: A Star Wars Story debuted in theaters, The Hollywood Reporter broke a pretty big story about the future of Star Wars standalone films. Fan-favorite Bounty hunter Boba Fett is getting his own movie, and director James Mangold is in talks to be at the helm.
While I’m a big fan of Mangold (in fact, I referenced one of his movies in my previous post about Kenobi), I’m not a huge fan of this whole “Boba Fett movie” idea. Frankly, Boba Fett has always been a fairly one-dimensional character. His role in the original trilogy was pretty much to stand there and look cool, and the little bit we did learn about the character’s history in Attack of the Clones was met with derision by fans.
I think Boba Fett is just better as background presence, surrounded by an aura of mystery. The less we know about him, the cooler he is. If Lucasfilm really wants to spin familiar Star Wars characters off into their own movies, I think they can do better. Here’s 10 canon Star Wars characters who I think deserve their own standalone movies before Boba Fett. Continue reading “10 Characters who deserve “Star Wars Stories” before Boba Fett”