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Episode 128 - Filoni Needs New Business Cards

From A Certain Point Askew

Release Date: 12/04/2023

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This week we get into the big promotions for Dave Filoni and Carrie Beck at Lucasfilm and what it might mean for the franchise going forward. Topics include:

  • Is Kathleen Kennedy offloading duties as part of a succession plan?
  • Filoni - the Lucas disciple (pros and cons)
  • How will this affect Dave's own storytelling duties?
  • Speaking of his stories, is Ahsoka Season 2 going to happen and how will he fit all of this in prior to his Mandoverse film?

In our Question of the Week, we share your picks for bringing animated characters into live action and casting those roles. In news, we provide another Taika update, examine Rey's comments on her upcoming film, discuss the possibility of a Mara Jade casting and get excited about the release (this week) of the Disturbance in the Force documentary. We answer all of your Maul Bag questions, play your FACPA Answering Machine messages and more!

Episode Time Stamps:

  • 03:08 - Question of the Week - Animated Characters to Add to Live Action
  • 19:07 - Taika Talk
  • 23:10 - Ridley on Rey
  • 25:53 - Mara Jade Casting?
  • 29:18 - 'A Disturbance in the Force' Documentary Drops This Week!
  • 34:01 - Dave Filoni and Carrie Beck Get Big Promotions at Lucasfilm
  • 51:50 - Maul Bag
  • 55:30 - FACPA Answering Machine

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