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AndorThe ninth episode of . Star Wars we have ever seen. There were truly disturbing torture scenes, euthanasia, and dark secrets at the heart of Merkina 5’s Imperial Prison. new hope Easter eggs are exactly the kind of understated fan service you’d expect from a show like this.
Andor It is a prequel to rogue one Much of that film’s creative team is working on the show, and a new interview sheds new light on efforts to “save” the 2016 film after Disney and Lucasfilm hated the original cut.
How rogue one saved in the editing room
It’s now well known that Gareth Edwards made the final cut rogue one taken away Andor Showrunner Tony Gilroy stepped in to rework the story, do a major reshoot, and completely change the scope of the story. Still, what was going on behind the scenes remains a mystery. Some of that has been revealed thanks to this interesting interview with editor John Gilroy (Tony’s brother).
Jon Gilroy is on the playlist Andor On the podcast, he detailed his job ‘fix’ rogue one:
“The basic plan was very simple. They had the film they had and called Tony. We got together. We basically made a new story.
He also revealed that he was adding dialogue to the film from within the editing suite.
“Sometimes what we do is shoot a scene and completely redo things in that scene. If I fall into a pickle in I’ll mock the line, or summarize the line, or whatever I have to do, and then later, it’ll be codified…and we’ll tell the actors to do it. so that it can be rewritten in the cutting room if necessary.”
The finished product is arguably the best Disney-era movie, and the Gilroy brothers clearly did something right. Andor We are ready to believe that everything Gilroys has done is for the best.
Andor Easter eggs pay homage new hope
Andor I often feel that my tone and mood are radically different from others. Star Wars Media that it could be from another franchise. No lightsaber duels, no one uses the Force, no space dogfights. The show doesn’t even have time to think about mystical philosophies.Nevertheless, willing to drop fun Easter eggs to a wider range Star Wars Universe (most of which is hidden in the background of Ruten’s antique shop.
But there was a subtle, small nod this week new hopeBoth the 1977 classic and this episode Andor It shows that the empire is torturing someone for information. Andor Ends at the tip of the cap directly to its predecessor:
If Andor If you want an easter egg, small touches like this are satisfying instead of R2D2 rolling around in the background. is.
Star Wars Jedi: Survivor May arrive in March 2023
Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order It was a breath of fresh air when it came out in 2019.After years of multiplayer shooters, EA and Respawn Entertainment dark soul– Influenced adventure set Revenge of the Sith When new hope It fit neatly into the canon and offered some very enjoyable Jedi action. Star Wars Jedi: Survivor confirmed and picked up the story of Cal Kestis five years after the first game ended.
At last night’s financial briefing to investors, EA confirmed a “major IP” game coming in March 2023, but didn’t reveal what it would be. , it seems to be certain survivor, because the release dates for other major projects have already been decided. EA head Andrew Wilson said he wouldn’t check anyway because:
“The nature of marketing in our industry has changed a lot in the last five or six years. …you may remember when we started apex legends, didn’t tell anyone about it until about 48 hours before the community was able to play. ”
This mystery release is actually Star Wars Jedi: Survivornote that we can check it soon.
Star Wars return to fortnite once again
in other Star Wars‘Video Game News Is ‘Skywalker Week’ fortnitere-adds the lightsaber to the game and makes Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, and Princess Leia available as skins. It has a pretty nice trailer:
they participate in a decent selection Star Wars Characters already in the game such as Finn, Rey, Kylo Ren, The Mandalorian, Boba Fett, Darth Vader, Fennec Shand, Obi-Wan Kenobi.like most fortnite Since the skin is for a limited time, new hope Now if you need a crew.
we definitely have more Andor Episode 9 as fans digest it, but that’s it for today.