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Episode IX: The Rise Of Skywalker - Discussion * SPOILER THREAD *
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6-Feb-2019, 6:46 PM

nl0428 said:

Fang Zei said:

SilverWook said:

Fang Zei said:

Anthony Daniels tweeted this out earlier today,

which means we’re definitely getting some big piece of news this week, even if it’s not the title.

Revenge Of The Droids 😉

I did find it appropriate that they had Tony tweet that out.

Hasn’t it long been assumed that the saga would end with the droids giving their “journal” to the Whills?

George Lucas did say at one point that the only characters that will live throughout the saga would be C-3PO and R2-D2. I really like that, and I believe that Lucasfilm will fulfill that. I believe they will also do the same for the Millennium Falcon by passing it to new generations of characters.

Lucasfilm are definitely upholding George’s statement/wishes for the two droids to be in every saga film though I feel they are only token appearances in the ST, not much above glorified cameos compared to their involvement in the stories throughout the PT and especially the OT. The focus is clearly on BB8 as the new main droid along with the new cast of characters that Disney obviously want to take forward (meaning either more saga films or offshoot character films, otherwise why introduce and focus so heavily on so many new core characters at this point in the saga?). I also felt C3PO was treated rather disrespectfully in TLJ in the manner and tone that Poe told him to shut up.

So even though Lucasfilm are continuing with keeping the two iconic droids in every saga film, I don’t think they’re doing a good job of it.