Disney is currently working on the development of multiple Star Wars spinoffs. The still untitled Han Solo movie is next to hit theaters and a new report claims that Disney is interested in pursuing movies centered on Obi-Wan, Yoda, Boba Fett, and uh, Jabba the Hutt. These choices, while not bad, are super predictable, and that doesn't exactly drum up much excitement. Of course, we want an Obi-Wan movie but after awhile, Disney and Lucasfilm are going to have to have to be a bit more adventurous in their selection of spinoffs if they hope for these movies to have a long shelf life. Thankfully, the Star Wars universe is dripping with interesting characters.

Rogue One proved that a movie featuring entirely original characters can be successful while having very little to do with the drama of the Skywalker family. It's true that casual fans are likely to pay more attention to a spinoff if they recognize the character, but if this summer taught us anything, it's that people care more about quality than brand. So, let's propose a few more exciting and imaginative picks. None of these characters are main characters from the movies, but they still deserve a spinoff film all their own. Plus, these are characters who could actually hold a movie and attract an audience, so no Max Rebo musical documentary (which would have an audience of one: me).

Kyle Katarn

Kyle Katarn

Kyle Katarn is the main character from the Jedi Knight video game series, as well as an installment of books and other materials. He used to work for the Galactic Empire before switching sides, first as a mercenary, then as a member of the New Republic. Over the course of the games, he discovers he has latent Force abilities, helping the Rebels topple the Empire and eventually becoming an instructor at the Jedi Academy. Katarn's gone on a number of dope adventures, including killing seven Dark Jedi and even helping to steal the plans from the first Death Star. He's not exactly canon anymore, so any film he appears in would have to change up the source material and find something different for Katarn to do. However, he's a fan favorite character who's seen a lot of shit (he once fought robot stormtroopers) and I'm sure there's a place for him somewhere should Disney look hard enough.

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