Connect with us

The Low Down

Is A Darth Vader Film On The Horizon?

Updated

on

star wars

When it comes to villains, Darth Vader is easily the baddest one of all. Despite being a sci-fi icon, the character has yet to have a solo film. Everyone knows a Vader film would bring in some serious cash to Lucasfilm. So, is there one currently in the works?

A Big Switchup

Back in 2015, it was actually confirmed that Darth Vader would get his own film. Screenwriter David S. Goyer made the announcement of a Vader film at the Star Wars Celebration. Unfortunately, things changed, and it was transformed into a VR game playable at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando.

Petitions For Petitions

Following his appearance in Rogue One, fans demanded more Vader on the big screen. Several petitions asking for Vader films worked their way online. Many of them wanted to have an R-rated film, which would reveal a more violent side to the character. “I want a series of standalone movies of Darth Vader being the most merciless, hateful, cold-hearted, killer-instinct Vader we have never seen until Rogue One,” one petition states.

One Fan’s Imagination

On YouTube, one fan took their demand for a Vader film a step further. YouTuberFlamingoIsland turned Vader’s scenes in Rogue One into a slasher movie trailer. The pitch for this flick is enough to get Rob Zombie excited. “After the events of Order 66, the presence of Jedi has been diminished. The Emperor has ordered Darth Vader to purge the remaining Jedi,” FlamingoIsland states in the video description.

Wait In Line

When it comes to the Star Wars Anthology series, Darth Vader’s name hasn’t been brought up yet. Many characters rumored to have their own film include Boba Fett, Lando, and Obi-Wan Kenobi. The only constant is Han Solo, who is slated to appear in two more Anthology films.

Our Lips Are Sealed

With this increased interest in a Vader film, Lucasfilm has been tight-lipped about it. Comic book fans have pointed towards his current Marvel Comics series, which starts after Episode Three, as a great replacement. If Lucasfilm is planning a Darth Vader movie, it’ll come as a surprise announcement.

The Low Down

The ‘Goonies Home Is Closed By Its Fed-Up Owner

The Goonies is arguably a cult classic for children of the '80s. Its location of Astoria, Oregon became a hotspot for Goonies fans around the house. One place with a plethora of attention was the Goonies house. Following a slew of incidents, its owner closed it up permanently. Never Say Die As a fan of The Goonies, Sandi Preston wanted to purchase...

Published

on

Continue Reading

The Low Down

Doctor Strange Almost Appeared In “Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse”

Many moviegoers consider Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse as the best Spider-Man movie ever. The 2018 animated film featured a slew of familiar faces in Spider-Man's world, including Gwen Stacy and Spider-Ham. The film nearly had a major appearance by fellow Avenger Doctor Strange. Is There A Doctor In The House? While speaking to Den of Geek, Spider-Verse co-producer Phil Lord talked about nearly bringing Strange...

Published

on

Continue Reading

The Low Down

Someone Totaled The Cost Of The Property Damage In The Rock’s Movies–Just Wait Till You See The Number

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson started his career as a professional wrestler for the World Wrestling Federation. His character, The Rock, is an icon of '90s pro wrestling. Since transitioning to acting, Johnson has become an icon of the action movie genre. His wrestling background gave him a solid background in performance, so few were surprised when he started landing role...

Published

on

Continue Reading