#The Jedi Council

Who is Jocasta Nu? Our Favorite Star Wars Librarian

Jocasta Nu is the best of both worlds for us bookish people who also love Star Wars. I mean, who wouldn’t want to be a kick-ass Jedi AND a librarian that guards almost all the knowledge in the galaxy? I know I definitely would. But I have to say, I’m kinda disappointed that we know so little about her. The movies just tell us that she’s a librarian, and her official Star Wars profile is no more insightful. I have read comics with Jocasta Nu in them, so I know there’s more to her. Which is why I decided to take a dive and see — who is Jocasta Nu?
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Obi-Wan's History With Darth Vader Explained

While the "Star Wars" prequels received a fair bit of criticism, one undeniable fact is that they showed the world just how close Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker once were. Seeing these two in their prime made for some amazing action scenes, while their mutual love of and admiration for one other is perhaps even more compelling than the relationship between Anakin and Padmé. As such, when Obi-Wan cries to his nearly limbless former friend after their confrontation on Mustafar that Anakin, soon to become Darth Vader, was like a brother to him, viewers can feel his pain.
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Exclusive: Mara Jade Series In Development

Star Wars fans have always been hungry for more from their favorite cinematic universe. Today, audiences have a ton of content on the way via upcoming series on Disney+. Previously, fans who wanted more turned to the stories told in Legends. One of the most popular characters from Legends has been Mara Jade, a character many have waited to see established in a live-action movie or series. Now, thanks to some work from one of Giant Freakin Robot’s trusted and proven inside sources, we’ve learned that a Mara Jade series is finally in development.
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Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic Switch Review

BioWare’s Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic carved out a fond place in many RPGamer’s hearts when it first released in 2003. Although now no longer considered part of the official canon, its influence remains strong, with publisher and developer Aspyr bringing it back into prominence with the announcement of a full remake alongside this new Nintendo Switch port of the original game. While certain elements absolutely show their age, an excellent port ensures that its approach to quest design and the thoroughly engaging narrative remain as shining examples in the genre.

Phantom Menace: 10 Ways Qui-Gon Steals Movies

Mostly Star Wars Actors became obsessed with at least some films, and Liam Neeson had the misfortune of playing the answer to Alec Guinness’s first part trilogy to Ben Kenobi: death in the first film of theirs. A wise old Jedi that motivates heroes throughout the journey.But despite his limited role, Neeson gave one of his adorable and memorable enough performances. Star Wars A movie that will become a fan’s favorite icon.

The Untold Truth Of Obi-Wan Kenobi

If you were to picture the encyclopedia definition of a strait-laced powerful Jedi, Obi-Wan Kenobi is likely the image that comes to mind. From the first moment we saw him on screen, Obi-Wan was wielding the Force with style, always standing tried and true as a soldier for the Jedi Order despite the dissolution of the ancient organization and his exile. This didn't change when we eventually witnessed his formative years as a padawan and Jedi Knight, complete with a seat on the Jedi Council. Obi-Wan Kenobi stood as bearer of light against the billowing clouds on the horizon. Even when he had every reason to condemn the Order's blind arrogance and subsequent misfortune at the hands of the burgeoning Sith threat, the Jedi Knight remained unmoved and determined to aid in the fight for freedom and to establish democratic order again in the galaxy.

Defining Moments: Yoda’s Stare

“Defining Moments” is a continuing series of articles exploring key scenes or sequences from Lucasfilm’s many productions, and this edition looks at how Yoda’s stare speaks louder than words. Ever since their creation of the pseudopod in The Abyss (1989) or the villainous T1000 in Terminator 2: Judgement Day (1991),...

Star Wars: Brotherhood Will Finally Answer a Lingering Question from Revenge of the Sith

Star Wars: Brotherhood will give Star Wars fans answers to a question lingering since Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith opened in 2005: what was "that business on Cato Neimoidia?" Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker will have a big year in 2022. Both characters return for the Obi-Wan Kenobi streaming series on Disney+. (In addition, Anakin will appear in the upcoming Ahsoka series.) Star Wars: Brotherhood releases in May. The novel occurs in the days following Star Wars: Attack of the Clones. Obi-Wan and Anakin were promoted to Jedi Council and Jed Knight, respectively. Now they're sent out to fight in the Clone Wars (a time previously depicted in Dark Horse Comics' Clone Wars era comics, which are no longer canon).

Get Up to Speed on Star Wars: The High Republic

Centuries before the events of Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, the galaxy thrives in an era of prosperity. The High Republic is a time when the Jedi Knights are out in the galaxy in full force, fulfilling their duties as guardians of peace and justice. Readers were introduced to this never-before-seen period of the galaxy’s history with Star Wars: The High Republic: The Light of the Jedi in January 2021 as a Star Wars publishing initiative unlike any other kicked off.

Star Wars: Brotherhood Finally Addresses What Happened in Cato Neimoidia

This is 17 years in the making. The Star Wars prequel trilogy had a lot of critics when it was launched over two decades ago but through the years, fans have undoubtedly warmed up to it and while it's still flawed for the most part, some people believe that it's not sequel trilogy levels of bad. 2022 is set to be a huge year for the prequel trilogy thanks to the respective returns of Ewan McGregor and Hayden Christensen in the upcoming Obi-Wan Kenobi series. Turns out, that's not the only prequel-related project we should be on the lookout for.

Star Wars: 15 Weakest Jedi Who Had To Train The Most To Hone Their Skills

Jedi training isn’t for every Force adept, and there are plenty who don’t choose to follow the ways of the Jedi Order. Yet for those who pledge themselves to guard the galaxy, it’s essential. Jedi training isn’t all about logging hours in lightsaber combat class to develop muscle memory — it’s about tapping into a state of mind, which is why some naturally gifted individuals -like Anakin Skywalker- could correctly guess the visuals on Master Windu’s datapad during a 5-minute audience with the Jedi Council.

Ahsoka: Everything We Know About the New Star Wars Series

The Star Wars universe has never been lacking in ardent followers, but few characters have captured the imagination and adoration of fans in quite the style of Ahsoka Tano, first introduced as Anakin Skywalker's apprentice in the beloved animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars. Quickly becoming as important to the franchise as some of its much more established figureheads, Ahsoka finally made her live-action debut in 2020, when Rosario Dawson slipped on her tentacular hair for the second season of The Mandalorian.

Anakin and Obi-Wan Are Ready for Battle on the Cover of Star Wars: Brotherhood – Exclusive Reveal

What exactly was all “that business on Cato Neimoidia?” We’ll soon find out. Star Wars: Brotherhood, a new novel by Mike Chen arriving May 10, 2022, will finally tell a tale memorably referenced by Obi-Wan Kenobi in the final film of the prequel trilogy. Starring Obi-Wan and Anakin Skywalker, and This Week! In Star Wars are thrilled to reveal the cover: a beautiful painting of the duo by artist Laura Racero.

The Cover of Star Wars: Brotherhood Revealed

The cover of Star Wars: Brotherhood, a new novel by Mike Chen arriving May 10th, 2022, has been revealed, a beautiful painting of the duo by artist Laura Racero. Racero’s painting depicts Obi-Wan and Anakin as they appear at this point in the timeline, but look closely and you’ll see a city and mountain range in the background — landscapes of Cato Neimoidia, which are central to Brotherhood.