Other ‘Star Wars’ stories yet to be told

The ‘Star Wars’ spinoffs you’re not looking for

Harrison Blackman
May 26, 2018 · 3 min read

Solo: A Star Wars Story, the second of a wave of Star Wars spinoffs, was released on March 25, 2018. Apparently, both “Boba Fett” and “Obi-Wan Kenobi”-themed movies are also in the works.

But what about exploring the lesser-known stories of the Star Wars saga? Here are some suggested pitches for Disney’s next two-dozen-or-so forays into the Star Wars universe.

Trailer for ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story.’

The Shape of Jabba

A blind woman falls madly in love with a gangster on Tatooine. He may be a lecherous slug—but she doesn’t know that.

The Silence of the Banthas

Jedi apprentice Ahsoka Tano interviews a bounty hunter to catch a bounty hunter in this pulse-pounding R-rated thriller.

Droid Runner

In the labyrinthine hovering streets of Coruscant, a battle droid hunts down malfunctioning droids for a living. When he finally realizes that he, too, is a droid, his whole world is turned upside down.

Sanddog Millionnaire

Sand People have it tough on Tatooine. When a young Tusken Raider lands a spot on a game show in Mos Espa, he finally has the chance to rise out of poverty for good.

Dead Jedi Society

At the Jedi Academy, a new instructor (Ki-Adi-Mundi in a star-making-turn) inspires a group of padawans, but his effervescent teachings attract the ire of the dogmatic Master Yoda.


This biopic explores the rise and fall of one of the Galactic Republic’s greatest politicians, from his humble beginnings to the surprising vote of no confidence from Queen Amidala.

Days of Pod Thunder

After Sebulba humiliatingly loses to Little Ani in a major podrace, he regains his confidence with some help from a former podracing champion (a Mon Calamari voiced by Robert Duvall).

The Supreme Leader

Snoke’s entire life story—including his motivations and anxieties—are explored in this sprawling, 4-hour epic.

An Inconvenient Hoth

In this critically-acclaimed documentary narrated by former Prime Minister candidate Bail Organa, the alarming story of how excessive coaxium usage threatens one of the great ice planets.

Full Metal Trooper

At clone trooper basic training, a young clone named Cody must reckon with a fellow clone’s incompetence—and later, his mental unraveling. Just kidding—they are all clones genetically engineered to be perfect soldiers!

No Country for Old Ewoks

Old Sheriff Wicket thought he had seen the worst of society during the Battle of Endor. When an off-world Bothan starts killing ewoks, Wicket’s worldview is shattered forever.

We Need to Talk About Kylo

Raising a child is never easy, but when you’re Han and Leia—and your son’s idol is Darth Vader—you’ve got a problem.

Jedi Master & Commander: The Far Side of the Galaxy

On a dangerous trade voyage during the Clone Wars, the gruff Mace Windu and his sensitive first mate, Plo Koon, form an unlikely bond.

Jedis Wide Shut

In this lesser-known episode from Anakin and Padme’s marriage, Anakin finds himself in a series of escalating sexual encounters until he stumbles into a Sith-inspired sex cult.

The Blair Sith Project

Three teenagers film a documentary in the Blair swamps of Naboo about the ghost of a Sith Lord reported to haunt the area.

The Gungan’s Speech

Ambassador Jar-Jar Binks must overcome a speech impediment if he is ever to grant “emergency powers to the Supreme Chancellor.”

Jango Unchained

It’s a Jango Fett movie. Besides the obvious pun, that’s it. That’s the whole movie.

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