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Rumor: Obi-Wan/Maul Spinoff Film Being Considered

Posted By Eric on March 28, 2013

The good folks over at Cosmic Book News have brought us another Star Wars movie rumor, this time regarding a possible spinoff film.
Our source notes that the Lucasfilm friend who provided the information said the idea is being tossed around.

* Set between Star Wars Episode III and Episode IV.

* Said to feature Ewan McGregor reprising the role of Obi-Wan Kenobi in his exile on Tatooine.

* The villain? Darth Maul hunting down his nemesis with a possible plot point involving a 5-year-old Luke Skywalker somehow tied into the story possibly as bait for Obi-Wan.

Cosmic Book News' last rumor was about Episode VII starring a disciple of Palpatine. When I covered this story for Suvudu, I wrote that "it sounds like someone at Cosmic Book News has been filling out Star Wars movie synopsis Mad Libs after reading post-Episode VI Expanded Universe novels." Now, seeing their Obi-Wan vs. Maul spinoff rumor, I can't help but think that the same thing has happened again. And this time, I know exactly which non-canon comic Cosmic Book News could be poaching.

As always, here's your disclaimer to grab a hefty grain of salt as you digest this rumor.


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