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Could "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" Characters Still Appear in Future Spin-Offs?

Plus, all the other things you can do this week around the metro!
Could "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" Characters Still Appear in Future Spin-Offs?
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Plus, all the other things you can do this week around the metro!

Spice up your life with this week's Preview Finder and check out all the exciting things you can do!

Movies

1. Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

When: December 20, 2019

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is set to dominate Philippine cinemas this December 20. And while the franchise's final film marks the end of the Skywalker Saga, this may not be the last we see of its beloved characters. 

In a recent interview with the Los Angeles Times, current Lucasfilm president, Kathleen Kennedy speaks of the company's plans beyond the pillar series, hinting at an extension of the world where the current trilogy's characters can be further developed. "What we've been focused on these last five or six years is finishing that family saga around the Skywalkers. Now is the time to start thinking about how to segue into something new and different," she tells the LA Times.

Revealed during the interview, Kathleen will be making "key decisions about the direction of the franchise in the coming weeks." However, the story asserts that one thing's for sure, "While the Skywalker saga is ending, the company won’t abandon the characters created in the most recent trilogy. Additionally, she said, the plan is to move beyond trilogies, which can be restricting."

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Although the statement could be interpreted in a number of ways, it's not new for former Star Wars characters to return to the space world with their own movie or T.V. show. Take Ewan McGregor and Diego Luna for example, who are both set to reprise their roles in seperate Star Wars-related TV series on Disney+.

2. Kalel 15

When: December 18, 2019

When a young boy is diagnosed with HIV, he has to deal with the consequences on his own amidst a society that knows nothing but to villify him, including his own family and friends. 

Watch the full trailer below.

3. Mercy Black

When: December 18, 2019

A young girl is sent to psychiatric care after stabbing a classmate in an attempt to conjure a malevolent spirit named Mercy Black. After being released from the mental facility 15 years later, she now has to deal with the consequences of her actions when her nephew becomes obssessed with the evil she created.

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Events

4. #BayhemInTheSky

When: December 16-18, 2019

In celebration of the release of their Michael Bay original film, 6 Underground, Netflix is lighting up the Manila sky with a spectacle of lights using 300 drones. From December 16 to 18, watch out for a drone show like no other around Rockwell, Kalayaan Flyover, BGC and surrounding locations at 6:15, 7:30 and 8:45 pm.

5. Fits Ya Good

When: December 21, 2019

Need a new wardrobe for the holidays? Head on over to Fits Ya Good at the XX XX Courtyard in Makati this December 21. Scour through a curated selection of vintage finds from brands like Denuo, Sol Studios, and more! Entrance to the pop-up is free and will run from 4pm to 12mn.


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