Rumor: Jar Jar Binks Returning For Ewan McGregor’s Obi-Wan Kenobi Series

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A new rumor indicates that the infamous Star Wars prequel character, Jar Jar Binks will return for Ewan McGregor’s Obi-Wan Kenobi series.

The rumor comes to us from Making Star Wars.net which indicates that Jar Jar Binks is returning. The writer stresses that this is just an early report but that early CGI work for the character is being done. In addition, there will reportedly be a scene where Ewan McGregor’s Obi-Wan Kenobi and Jar Jar Binks talk about the past. The site did not say just how big of a role that Jar Jar Binks will play in Ewan McGregor’s Obi-Wan Kenobi series nor if Ahmed Best will return to the role.

Jar Jar Binks is something of an infamous character in the Star Wars universe. The character was first introduced in Star Wars: Episode I-The Phantom Menace where he first met Ewan McGregor’s Obi-Wan Kenobi.  The character was not well received by fans and was cited as one of many reasons the film did not work and was the subject of mock and ridicule. He appeared again in Star Wars: Episode II-Attack of the Clones and Star Wars: Episode III-Revenge of the Sith in much smaller roles. Jar Jar Binks would go on to be a reoccurring character in the animated television series Star Wars: The Clone Wars where his appearances were better received. Jar Jar Binks’ last canon appearance was in the Star Wars Aftermath novel series where he became a clown to entertain children in the post-Star Wars: The Return of the Jedi world. Perhaps Ewan McGregor’s Obi-Wan Kenobi series will give him a better send-off.

What do you all make of this news? Are you glad to see that Jar Jar Binks will be returning to the Star Wars universe in live-action? What role will he play in Ewan McGregor’s Obi-Wan Kenobi series? Let us know what you think in the comments below!

Disney’s Obi-Wan Kenobi series featuring Ewan McGregor will be the Mouse House’s third live-action Star Wars series for Disney Plus. It will be directed by Deborah Chow and written by Hossein Amini. As always, Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy will be producing.

Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for the latest news on the Star Wars franchise and Ewan McGregor’s Obi-Wan Kenobi series.

Source: Making Star Wars.net

New ‘Titans’ Photos Show Off Aqualad And The Original Team

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Titans Aqualad 01DC Universe has released eight brand new images from the upcoming fourth episode of the second season of Titans entitled, "Aqualad".

"Aqualad" will explore the dynamic among Dick Grayson/Robin (Brenton Thwaites), Donna Troy/Wonder Girl (Conor Leslie), Hank Hall/Hawk (Alan Ritchson), Dawn Granger/Dove (Minka Kelly) and Garth/Aqualad (Drew Van Acker) and how four years prior, their tight-knit family dynamic developed only to have their personal feelings bleed more into their work only to be exacerbated by the arrival of a new villain.

These new images give fans a new look at Drew Van Acker as Aqualad as well as a couple of new looks at the original team united together for action. In particular, we get our best look at how the Aqualad suit translates onscreen in live-action form.

You can check out the rest of the gallery for "Aqualad" by clicking "Next".

Here is the official synopsis for season two:

In Season 2, following the aftermath of their encounter with Trigon, Dick reforms the Titans. Under his supervision in their new home at Titans Tower, Rachel, Gar and Jason Todd train together to hone their hero abilities and work together as a team. They are joined by Hank Hall and Dawn Granger aka Hawk and Dove and Donna Troy aka Wonder Girl. Although these original Titans attempt to transition into a regular life, when old enemies resurface everyone must come together to take care of unfinished business. And as this family of old and new Titans – including Conner Kent and Rose Wilson – learn to co-exist, the arrival of Deathstroke brings to light the sins of the old Titans which threaten to tear this new Titans family apart once more.

The series stars Brenton Thwaites as Robin/Nightwing, Anna Diop as Starfire, Teagan Croft as Raven, and Ryan Potter as Beast Boy. Newcomers for its sophomore outing include Joshua Orpin and Esai Morales playing Superboy and Deathstroke, respectively, while Chella Man and Chelsea Zhang have also joined the cast as Deathstroke’s children Jericho and Ravager. Natalie Gumede has signed on to play Mercy Graves and Game of Thrones star Iain Glen is on board as Bruce Wayne.

Titans season two is now airing on DC Universe.

Source: DC Universe

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