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‘We want more Dark Side’: Fans Want a Palpatine Origin Story after Disney Announces New Star Wars Movie, To Be Revealed on Star Wars Celebration 2023 Event

'We want more Dark Side': Fans Want a Palpatine Origin Story after Disney Announces New Star Wars Movie, To Be Revealed on Star Wars Celebration 2023 Event

There are movies that leave an impression on their audience that stays with them for a long time, and then there are movies that become instant classics on the day of their release, and then there is Star Wars. The release of the first film in the franchise saw audiences reacting to a piece of cinema like never before, with fans of the subsequent additions to the series becoming more and more loyal and revering to the universe created by George and Anthony Lucas.

Star Wars: The Original Trilogy
Star Wars: The Original Trilogy

The credit for the absurd and never before seen success of the original trilogy doesn’t just go to the outstanding and otherworldly concept and design, but also to the set of diverse characters that the franchise introduced, making it one of the most unique pieces of cinema in history. And not to mention, the universe that was created with the franchise is still being explored to this day, which is why the fans are now demanding that the studio focus more on the Dark Side of this universe.

Fans Demand To See The Story Of The Dark Side Be Brought To Life

Clive Revill as Emperor Palpatine in The Empire Strikes Back
Clive Revill as Emperor Palpatine in The Empire Strikes Back

While the franchise had the heart for adventure and exploration of the vast universe that emerged with the release of the first film at its core, Star Wars was also a story of the war between good and evil fought for generations to take control over the galaxy. And with the release of The Rise Of Skywalker, the story of the main protagonist Luke Skywalker came to an end, resting the chapter of the Skywalker Saga. But now, as Disney and Lucasfilm prepare themselves to come out with a new announcement for the franchise, fans urge them to bring something that has long been overdue.

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With the Star Wars Celebration event just around the corner, the entertainment giant along with the parent studio of the Star Wars universe, Lucasfilm is reportedly set to announce future plans of the production house for theatrical releases of new Star Wars films that will be rolled out after three years of the announcement.

While fans have been getting a steady dose of content from the Galaxy Far Far Away on Disney+, they are also hungry for a theatrical feature. And with this announcement, fans are asking the studios to turn to the Dark Side and bring the untold story of Emperor Palpatine, arguably one of the best Siths in the universe to life.

As the universe of the Star Wars franchise grows ever so much with each film leaving more to explore, it is anyone’s guess what fans can expect from the announcement. But the hope still remains strong.

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What’s Next In The Star Wars Universe?

The Mandalorian
The Mandalorian

While fans are still anticipating and guessing what the next big theatrical Star Wars feature would be, the content related to its vast universe keeps on growing. The trailer of the third season of The Mandalorian is now out, where we can see Mando and Baby Yoda traversing the Outer Rim in order to reach his home planet of Mandalore. Along with this, we also have the second season of Andor in its production phase, which will further explore the darker aspects of the Star Wars universe.

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The Mandalorian Season 3, releasing on 1st March 2023 on Disney+.

Source: @StarWars_Direct

Written by Deepak Bisht

Currently pursuing BBA from GGSIPU, New Delhi. I have gained 4 months of content writing experience with FandomWire with more than 250 articles under my name. Just a typical nerd talking about nerdy things with people of the world.