Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker director J.J. Abrams shared what his favorite scene from the prequel trilogy is.
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker hits theaters in less than a month and the promotional tour for the film is now underway. The upcoming film is set to close out the Skywalker Saga with a lot of talk about the film serving as an ending to nine films. While the Star Wars prequels have faced negative criticism in the past, many fans are still hoping to see some major prequel connections in the final episodic film. J.J. Abrams is someone who grew up with the original trilogy, but The Rise of Skywalker has already had some scattered prequel references seen in the trailers such as the battle droids.
Back when little was known about J.J. Abrams’ The Force Awakens, a major theory from fans was that Snoke was actually Darth Plagueis, Palpatine’s master. While this didn’t end up being the case, J.J. Abrams revealed to Entertainment Weekly that his favorite scene from the Star Wars prequels is the one where Darth Plagueis is referenced in Revenge of the Sith:
“I think my favorite scene from the prequels is when the Emperor is telling Anakin the story of Darth Plagueis ‘The Wise.’ There’s just something about that scene. There’s just two people sitting there. It’s visually interesting. But I just think Ian’s [McDiarmid] performance in it is spectacular.”
You can watch more of the interview with J.J. Abrams below:
Do you think Darth Plagueis will be mentioned in Episode IX? Will Anakin Skywalker appear as a force ghost? What is your favorite scene from the Star Wars prequels? Comment below!
Here is the official synopsis for J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker:
Lucasfilm and director JJ Abrams join forces once again to take viewers on an epic journey to a galaxy far, far away with Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, the riveting conclusion of the seminal Skywalker saga, where new legends will be born and the final battle for freedom is yet to come.
Directed by J.J. Abrams, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker stars Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Domhnall Gleeson, Kelly Marie Tran, Joonas Suotamo, Billie Lourd, Naomi Ackie, Richard E. Grant, Keri Russell, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Ian McDiarmid, and Billy Dee Williams. Carrie Fisher will appear as General Leia Organa through the use of previously unreleased footage shot for Star Wars: The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi.
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker will be released in theaters on December 19, 2019.
Source: Entertainment Weekly
‘Titans’ Batmobile Concept Art Reveals Different Takes On Batman’s Iconic Vehicle
Following its brief appearance in last week's episode, concept art for Titans' Batmobile has been released and reveals different takes on Batman's iconic vehicle.
The latest episode of Titans revealed a brief first look at a new version of the Batmobile while Dick Grayson is in the Batcave via flashback. The final version of the Batmobile in the Titans universe appears to be inspired by Batman 89 and The Animated Series. Concept art has been released and the initial designs were seemingly inspired by many past versions of the Batmobile across different mediums. You can check out the concept art below:
Do you like the look of the Batmobile in Titans? Which concept art version is your favorite? Comment below!
The series continues this week with the episode titled “Asylum” and you can read the official synopsis below!
When The Messenger (recurring guest star REED BIRNEY) reveals that Rachel’s birth mother is alive and being held captive by The Organization in a mysterious psychiatric facility, Rachel is determined to rescue her. But once inside, the Titans are faced with their deepest vulnerabilities and fears.
Guest Cast: Rachel Nichols as Angela, Reed Birney as The Messenger and Rachel Crawford as Doctor.
The series stars Brenton Thwaites as Richard “Dick” Grayson / Robin, Anna Diop as Koriand’r / Starfire, Teagan Croft as Rachel Roth / Raven, and Ryan Potter as Garfield “Gar” Logan / Beast Boy.
Titans is now available exclusively on DC Universe.