Jedi Council: What Will Leia’s Role Be in ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’?

     August 2, 2018

On today’s Jedi Council, Kristian Harloff, Ken Napzok, and Emma Fyffe discuss the following:

  • Disney and Lucasfilm released the cast list for Star Wars: Episode IX which officially included the return of Mark Hamill, Billy Dee Williams, and Carrie Fisher.
  • What does the Disney/Fox merger mean for Avatar and Star Wars franchises? The panel speculates how the merger will affect both franchises.
  • In an interview with SyFy, Timothy Zahn stated that he opposes killing off major characters in the Star Wars universe.
  • E.K. Johnston in an interview with spoke about his upcoming book Queen’s Shadow and the power of Padme Amidala.
  • Polygon Pictures issued a press release that they will be producing the new animated series Star Wars Resistance.
  • The panel reviews Lando Double or Nothing #3, Star Wars #52, and Star Wars: The Last Jedi #5.
  • Twitter and Facebook Questions

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