Mark Hamill is awesome:
And it looks feckin’ awesome.
Master and Apprentice
Starring Qui-Gon Jinn and Obi-Wan Kenobi
By Claudia Gray
This’ll be excellent!
EDIT: The hits keep coming:
Also, this could be interesting:
Going to be more than that: 8 issues for Age of Republic, then Age of Rebellion, then Age of Resistance, 30 issues total.
Damn, he already got in the “Aren’t you a little short” joke himself!
How’s he going to find that comic he needs if he can’t see a damn thing through the helmet?
Duh, Jedi power Lorcan!
As revealed at SDCC, Lucasfilm will work with various authors on a series of canonical prequel Star Wars stories. The announcement began with the reveal of Queen’s Shadow; a novel by E.K. Johnston that dives into the history of Padmé Amidala. The story seems to take place sometime between The Phantom Menace and Attack Of The Clones and will follow Amidala as she transitions from being a Queen to being a senator.
The next confirmed prequel novel is called Master And Apprentice. We know less about this one, but this Claudia Gray novel will focus on Obi-Wan Kenobi and Qui-Gon Jinn’s adventures prior to the events of The Phantom Menace. Given that the pair seemed to be early into their master/apprentice relationship in that film, we’re going to assume that this book will pick up around the time that the two Jedi were paired together.
Peter Mayhew has had back surgery to help improve his mobility, he says it’s gone well;
Returning cast members include Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Domhnall Gleeson, Kelly Marie Tran, Joonas Suotamo, and Billie Lourd. Joining the cast of Episode IX are Naomi Ackie and Richard E. Grant, who will be joined by veteran Star Wars actors Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, and Billy Dee Williams, who will reprise his role as Lando Calrissian.
The role of Leia Organa will once again be played by Carrie Fisher, using previously unreleased footage shot for Star Wars: The Force Awakens. “We desperately loved Carrie Fisher,” says Abrams. “Finding a truly satisfying conclusion to the Skywalker saga without her eluded us. We were never going to recast, or use a CG character. With the support and blessing from her daughter, Billie, we have found a way to honor Carrie’s legacy and role as Leia in Episode IX by using unseen footage we shot together in Episode VII.”
Composer John Williams, who has scored every chapter in the Star Wars saga since 1977’s A New Hope, will return to a galaxy far, far away with Episode IX.
No Keri Russell.
Great that Hamill is confirmed as back.
Yeah everything that was good about TLJ involved Hamill. It was a joy to see him.
I would be very disappointed and surprised if he wasn’t in the next one.
They’ve been being deliberately coy about it lately.
Have they? I would still have been surprised.
LFL Ltd: Screwing with the fans since 1977.