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Rumor: ‘Star Wars: Episode 7’ To Feature Key Flashback Sequence, Villains Revealed

Rumor: 'Star Wars: Episode 7' To Feature Key Flashback Sequence, Villains Revealed

This shouldn’t be necessary, but here goes: spoilers ahead. Now with that said, these are just rumors, so take ’em with a grain of salt. But the latest buzz around "Star Wars: Episode 7" is pretty meaty, and concerns the villains and one sequence that…well, read on….

Latino Review is reporting that the villains in the movie will be "The Inquisitors." If you’re not up on your expanded universe lore, read more here, but it’s interesting to note they are also the baddies in the forthcoming animated "Star Wars Rebels" (set five years before the original movie trilogy). Anyway, the main thing you need to know is that they are defenders of the Sith Order, and have been kicking around a long time. How long?

As you might recall, the plot revolves around a band of young newcomers, along with Han Solo and Chewbecca, searching for a captive Luke Skywalker. When Han and Chewie find him, Skywalker will have a story to tell, launching a flashback sequence explaining the history of the Inquisitors The scene will also feature a young Princess Leia (played by Carrie Fisher‘s daughter) and a brief appearance by —wait for it— Darth Vader.

Cool? I dunno. Every tidbit that’s emerged so far about the "new" "Star Wars" movie seems desperate to tie into the original series of movies as much as possible. Wake me up when the filmmakers decide to truly tell some new stories with new characters. Share your thoughts below. "Star Wars: Episode 7 — Greatest Hits Edition" opens on December 18, 2015.

Update: A bunch of alleged spoiler images from ‘Episode 7’ have been released by Indie Revolver. Real concept art? Fake? We’re not sure, and to be honest we hope not, because we’d rather most of these rumors be fabrications and we go in totally blind, but in this day and age that’s likely not going to happen. Here’s alleged concept art of Han Solo’s new look and new Stormtroopers.

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dave, the jock who looks like handsome ted mcginley from "revenge of the nerds"

Kevin Jaggernaut, you are a textbook fanboy. I didn't read the article because I don't care about star wars crap. I'm only here because it's my duty to make fun of nerds like you; it makes me feel like a big shot. So here you go:

1. Haw haw haw! Look at the nerd writing on his laptop about science fiction movies!
2. Hey! Nerd-guy! That girl you like says she thinks big muscles are gross! SHE'S LYING!
3. Hey Nerdling! Are you intimidated by my huge pectoral muscles?
4. Hey Four-Eyes! Where'd you get those fake Spock ears?– WOOPS those are real! HA!

and last but not least…

5. You drive a Toyota and I drive a Vette, baby! That's because you're a (giant inhalation) NNNNNNNNNNNEEEEEEEEEEEERRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRDDDDDD (vocal reverberation).

Obviously, I saved the best for last. My work is done here.

Sailor

Its equally impossible that this will be a bad film, as it is impossible that this will be a really good, let alone original film.
There's way to much money at stake for Disney to let this turn into anything else but an event meticulously planned and decided by majority decision in corporate board rooms.

Wampa Clown

I like the idea of the Inquisitors. I do NOT like the idea of a flashback scene.

I'd rather any explaining of unseen past events relevant to the plot of SW7 be revealed in one of the spin off movies. I'd love to see a movie set in years between episodes IV-VI.

yo

The Inquisitors have nothing to do with the original pre-Disney Expanded Universe. They only exist via Star Wars Rebels. Lame, btw

moo

I'm guessing most people won't care, but even the title of this post is a spoiler. I'd be nice if you changed it for all those who crave movie news and want to know nothing about Star Wars before sitting in the theater.

DG

Yeah, it doesn't sound amazing so far. Some of the new cast gave me some hope, as did Rian Johnson, but who knows if any of them are going to be able to escape the Vader like choke hold of big studio involvement

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