Has Hasbro Leaked The First Three Star Wars Spin-Offs: Han Solo, Boba Fett and RED FIVE!?!

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Hasbro may just have let the cat out of the bag on whom the first three Star Wars spin-offs will focus on.  At a recent event, Hasbro unveiled their toy schedule through 2020 and it went thusly:
2014: Star Wars Rebels (animated series)
2015: Episode VII
2016: Boba Fett
2017: Episode VIII
2018: Solo
2019: Episode IX
2020: Red Five

Red Five is, of course for Star Wars fans, Luke’s call sign in the X-Wing he flew in the Death Star battle in Episode IV.  It doesn’t necessarily mean it’s a Luke spin-off about his time as a pilot, it could be a Rogue Squadron movie about those pilots.  I think that’s a really intriguing spin-off idea and way to think outside the box of being confined to just character origins.  I’ll paste Geek Tyrant’s whole article below, but if this is my Star Wars plate through 2020, I’m a happy geek!

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Fan made poster

Earlier this month Disney CEO Bob Iger confirmed that three standalone  Star Wars films are in development. He didn’t mention what any of them were, but there has been speculation that they could feature Yoda, Boba Fett, and Han Solo. There has been a very interesting update on this news and what the three standalone movies could be. It’s pretty exciting stuff if true.

A German website, Star Wars Union, recently attended a Hasbro event where they talked about the future of their products. Hasbro is the maker of the Star Wars toys, and they released some really interesting information at the event. According to the site they revealed the Star Wars movie release schedule for the rest of the decade! 

If the information is accurate, it confirms that the first two spin-off movies are for Boba Fett and Han Solo. It also reveals that the third spin-off movie could be about the Red Squadron X-Wing fighters. 

Other Star Wars websites such as Jedi News and Making of Star Wars ran the news, but they were asked to take down the information. This tells me that there could be some truth to all of this. If so… AWESOME! Of course, we will treat it all as a rumor for now, but it’s hard not to feel excited about it.

Here’s the release date breakdown that was apparently revealed by Hasbro:

2014: Rebels
2015: Episode VII
2016: Boba Fett
2017: Episode VIII
2018: Solo
2019: Episode IX
2020: Red Five

Just in case you forgot, Red Five was Luke Skywalker’s call sign in A New Hope, but he’s not the only member of the Red team to have that call sign. As explained on Wookieepedia, “Red Five was the call sign of the fifth member of Red Squadron. There were a number of starfighter squadrons with this name, and several beings went by the name Red Five.” So the movie could be about anyone. I assume if this movie happens it will end up following a group of X-Wing fighters on a mission. There’s always a chance that “Red Five” could just be a filler name for a movie they haven’t decided on yet.

As for the first name on the list, Rebels, it refers to the new animated series that will be released later this year. So Red Five could also be another TV series being developed. 

3 thoughts on “Has Hasbro Leaked The First Three Star Wars Spin-Offs: Han Solo, Boba Fett and RED FIVE!?!”

  1. I hope Luke isn’t in any of the spinoffs, he’s the protagonist of the OT, we already know what we need to know about his story. I like all three of these ideas, if they’re true. I just hope they figure out a way to retcon Boba Fett’s origin from AOTC, because it bugs me to this day.

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    1. Well to that I can tell you that the team making these films is reportedly ready to retcon the frick out of a lot of things. Lawrence Kasdan hates ATOC and in his script he says he’s going to fix that somehow. He also very much wants to keep Fett a villain, as he should be, while giving fans the movie they want. Now they just need to dub Jeremy Bulloch back into the films as the voice….so my autographed picture of him is worth more…..and because it’s right. Possibly not in that order.

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