Lucasfilm to End The Clone Wars without a Resolution

star-wars-the-clone-wars-ahsoka-anakinWhen Lucasfilm and Disney announced that they would be wrapping up The Clone Wars animated series at the end of this season, they also announced that they would be providing bonus content after the end of the series. Sources inside Lucasfilm Animation have told TheForce.net that this bonus content would be story arcs from the planned sixth season of the show but wouldn’t be providing the resolution and closure that many fans would have liked.

The Force’s sources say that two story arcs from what would have been season six will be produced and released as “bonus content.” The only reported arc will deal with the fate of bounty hunters Cad Bane and Aurra Sing. Other bounty hunters, such as Boba Fett, wouldn’t be getting their own arcs.

The reports also say that the bonus stories won’t focus on the fates of Clone Wars starring characters Ahsoka Tano and Asajj Ventress. With those two characters only really a focus in The Clone Wars series, it’s amazing that their fates would be left largely unresolved.

This is what we all feared when Disney bought Lucasfilm. It’s clear that these decisions are made based on money rather than for the fans or the Star Wars lore. It’s not like Star Wars wouldn’t print money for Disney even if they let the series continue to run on the Cartoon Network. I don’t want to accuse that Disney is showing contempt for Star Wars fans with moves like these but they’re coming damn close to pissing all Star Wars fans off.

Sources:
TheForce.Net – The Clone Wars Team Reportedly Being Disbanded
TheForce.Net – Report: TCW Bonus Content To Be Two Story Arcs

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About Steve Murray

Steve is the founder and editor of The Lowdown Blog and et geekera. On The Lowdown Blog, he often writes about motorsports, hockey, politics and pop culture. Over on et geekera, Steve writes about geek interests and lifestyle. Steve is on Twitter at @TheSteveMurray.

Posted on March 27, 2013, in TV/Movies and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

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