by Rebecca Pahle | 4:15 pm, April 21st, 2014
Our knowledge of what the Star Wars sequel trilogy is going to look like is basically nil. It might involve Tatooine, but that’s not confirmed. Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, and Carrie Fisher might be back, but we don’t know if the contracts have been signed. We could be getting “a young black or mixed-race woman who may be a descendent of Jedi Knight Ben Kenobi“… or maybe not. In the absence of any concrete information about the story of Episodes VII-IX, fans have been speculating about what might not be included, ie whether Disney will airlock the rich Expanded Universe canon that’s been established over decades of books, comics, video games, and other tie-in materials. Thrawn! The Jedi Academy! Mara Jade!
Unfortunately—or not, your mileage may vary—it’s looking like the answer to that question is “Yes.”READ MORE