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New Star Wars Trilogy (Benioff & Weiss)

Postby Fievel on Tue Feb 06, 2018 7:12 pm

New Star Wars Films From Game of Thrones Duo

I'd love these guys to do something with the Old Republic era!!
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Re: New Star Wars Trilogy (Benioff & Weiss)

Postby TheBaxter on Wed Feb 07, 2018 11:55 am

boy, and i thought the marvel cinematic universe was oversaturated...

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Re: New Star Wars Trilogy (Benioff & Weiss)

Postby Cpt Kirks 2pay on Wed Feb 07, 2018 12:06 pm

Make any SW film they want but everyone should know this... no future SW film will ever make anything near as much as The Force Awakens made. They may not even make as much as The Last Jedi makes.

I hope Disney don't think that these films will be mega massive blockbusters that we've associated SW films to make so far. Will be a lot lower, maybe some even failing to make profit at all.

Anyway, life's too short to be miserable about more of these films, which is the point. We have more Star Wars entertainment to brighten up our lives - be fucking happy!

... Yes, I'm talking to myself.
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Re: New Star Wars Trilogy (Benioff & Weiss)

Postby Fievel on Wed Feb 07, 2018 3:10 pm

Cpt Kirks 2pay wrote:...Yes, I'm talking to myself.


I'm nodding along enthusiastically!
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Re: New Star Wars Trilogy (Benioff & Weiss)

Postby Ribbons on Mon Feb 12, 2018 6:51 pm

I'll be very shocked if this trilogy ever comes to fruition. It doesn't matter if this is a different story set in a different corner of the galaxy; Disney is never going to be comfortable with anything remotely Game of Thrones-y. So this is yet another example of Kathleen Kennedy/Lucasfilm hiring a beloved creative voice while expecting them to deliver a product that's nothing like the work that made them famous.
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Re: New Star Wars Trilogy (Benioff & Weiss)

Postby Cpt Kirks 2pay on Mon Feb 12, 2018 7:12 pm

Just because the writers adapted a Game of Thrones source novel doesn't mean that these films will be like Game of Thrones.

George C R Tolkien whatsisface has buggered off now.

These writers are on their own.
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Re: New Star Wars Trilogy (Benioff & Weiss)

Postby TheBaxter on Tue Feb 13, 2018 11:34 am

Ribbons wrote:I'll be very shocked if this trilogy ever comes to fruition. It doesn't matter if this is a different story set in a different corner of the galaxy; Disney is never going to be comfortable with anything remotely Game of Thrones-y. So this is yet another example of Kathleen Kennedy/Lucasfilm hiring a beloved creative voice while expecting them to deliver a product that's nothing like the work that made them famous.


somehow they managed to make the show even rapey-er (rapier?) than the books. but don't worry, disney's got ron howard stashed away in the broom closet to come in and make these films safe for the world.
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Re: New Star Wars Trilogy (Benioff & Weiss)

Postby Peven on Tue Feb 13, 2018 5:02 pm

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Re: New Star Wars Trilogy (Benioff & Weiss)

Postby Peven on Tue Feb 13, 2018 5:07 pm

Ribbons wrote:I'll be very shocked if this trilogy ever comes to fruition. It doesn't matter if this is a different story set in a different corner of the galaxy; Disney is never going to be comfortable with anything remotely Game of Thrones-y. So this is yet another example of Kathleen Kennedy/Lucasfilm hiring a beloved creative voice while expecting them to deliver a product that's nothing like the work that made them famous.


Have you seen Princess Leia in that slutty gold bikini? :wink:



seriously, though, have you seen Rogue One???

sure, no tits and ass, but it had an edge, and it killed off all everyone. plus, that last scene with Darth Vader was downright fucking brutal. Why is it such a stretch to think that the GoT bunch can't mine that same tonality and maybe even push it a little further?
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Re: New Star Wars Trilogy (Benioff & Weiss)

Postby Al Shut on Wed Feb 14, 2018 11:27 am

TheBaxter wrote:somehow they managed to make the show even rapey-er (rapier?) than the books.


Maybe their Star Wars will more Star Warsier? Whatever that means.
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Re: New Star Wars Trilogy (Benioff & Weiss)

Postby Peven on Wed Feb 14, 2018 5:00 pm

twice the pews per blaster
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Re: New Star Wars Trilogy (Benioff & Weiss)

Postby Ribbons on Sat Feb 17, 2018 3:27 pm

Peven wrote:
Ribbons wrote:I'll be very shocked if this trilogy ever comes to fruition. It doesn't matter if this is a different story set in a different corner of the galaxy; Disney is never going to be comfortable with anything remotely Game of Thrones-y. So this is yet another example of Kathleen Kennedy/Lucasfilm hiring a beloved creative voice while expecting them to deliver a product that's nothing like the work that made them famous.


have you seen Rogue One???

sure, no tits and ass, but it had an edge, and it killed off all everyone. plus, that last scene with Darth Vader was downright fucking brutal. Why is it such a stretch to think that the GoT bunch can't mine that same tonality and maybe even push it a little further?


I feel like Rogue One is as far as they're going to push it, and those characters didn't have as much moral ambiguity as people like to pretend they did. I know this makes sense to Lucasfilm on paper because Benioff and Weiss have proven that they can work within someone else's mythology and their TV show has gotten increasingly bigger and more cinematic in scope. It's just that Game of Thrones is the only thing these two have made, and I can't see any Star Wars Story approaching that. But I could be wrong.
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