BBC News: Has ‘Star Wars’ Reached Peak Prequel?

Helen Busby writing at the BBC website take a look at the incoming and possible standalone films set to arrive in the Star Wars galaxy over the next few years.

Star Wars spin-offs are landing in a galaxy near you, with Obi-Wan Kenobi said to be next in line.

Yoda and bounty hunter Boba FettĀ could also get their own prequels, and there’s even chatter on fan sites about a Jabba the Hutt film. Who knows what he might have looked like when he was younger…

But are we reaching saturation level with all these prequels and spin-offs?

Billy Elliot director Stephen Daldry is said to be poised to take on the Obi-Wan film, although it hasn’t had the green light yet.

The article also features thoughts from the BBC’s entertainment correspondent Lizo Mzimba, who joined us at Celebration Anaheim for our live recording of RADIO 1138.

Mark Newbold
Former Daily Content Manager and Program Director for Jedi News and the podcast network. Co-host RADIO 1138 and Take Cover on the Jedi News Network.