The place Was Grogu Throughout Star Wars Films? Dave Filoni Is Requested

Grogu could by no means meet any extra Jedi on The Mandalorian.
Picture: Lucasfilm

In Star Wars, you’re at all times questioning what’s occurring off-screen. The place was Luke when this was occurring? Did Rey know about this? Wouldn’t Yoda be round right now? It’s each the blessing and curse of telling new stories in a longtime canon, and Dave Filoni thinks that two main items of Star Wars lore aren’t as linked as chances are you’ll suppose.

In an interview with the Hollywood Reporter, Filoni—who co-created The Clone Wars with George Lucas and is a producer and director on The Mandalorianwas requested if he’s found out the place Grogu is throughout the sequel trilogy. This is a very reasonable query; after all, the rationale Rey is such an important character is as a result of she’s so deeply related to the Drive. In reality, she turns into what many characters check with as “The Final Jedi.” So the thought that there may be a little bit inexperienced man flying round who’s equally sturdy with the Drive does make you surprise a bit. Right here’s what Filoni needed to say.

“That’s an excellent query, and we discuss many various issues,” he informed the commerce. “That’s a query for a bunch of characters by the way in which, not simply Grogu. The place are they throughout these occasions? If something, having made The Clone Wars and weaving a story so intricately between two films that have been a lot nearer collectively, I’ve discovered that there’s expansive room on this galaxy for us to inform tales and have characters doing issues.”

Then, in basic Filoni trend (he even did this to us in our interview with him this week) he introduced it again to the unique trilogy. “As a child, when Yoda stated, ‘When gone am I, the final of the Jedi will you be,’ to Luke, I took that very actually,” Filoni defined. “Nicely, now we all know that’s something however true. There are various totally different folks that would wield the Force, and perhaps Luke is the final Jedi so far as what Yoda would take into account a Jedi. So we’ll simply have to attend and see how the story evolves and what is smart. However in my expertise, there’s positively a approach to weave every little thing collectively and make it thrilling. It’s attainable it might by no means even should cross over with what we noticed [in the sequel trilogy] if the story has us some other place.”

And there’s the meat of it proper there on the finish: “it’s attainable it might by no means even should cross over with what we noticed if the story has us some other place.” As a result of if The Mandalorian keeps going on for season after season like creator Jon Favreau has steered, finally the 20-ish years between Return of the Jedi and The Drive Awakens that it’s at present occurring in will finish. And you must suppose folks will hear about Starkiller Base destroying planets, itself being destroyed, and that lone Jedi who stood up in opposition to a whole fleet to emerge victorious.

However, if Mando and Grogu are off a trillion miles away preventing Grand Admiral Thrawn with Ahsoka, perhaps they don’t get the memo—and the query then turns into, will that trouble Star Wars followers who take discover?

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