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Star Wars Characters That Should AND Should NOT Get Spinoff Movies

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Subscribe to ClevverMovies: http://bit.ly/clevvermovies A not so long time from now in a galaxy not so far away, the world of Star Wars will once again take over theaters in not only a whole new trilogy, but also standalone spinoff films focusing on some of our favorite characters. Some names that have been rumored to be the first of the standalone films include Han Solo, Boba Fett and Yoda, but what other characters would we like see get spinoff films and more importantly, which characters should never, ever get their own films? . First, we'll start with four characters we'd like to see get their own standalone movies and to lead things off, we have to go with Mace Windu. The fact that he's played by Samuel L. Jackson could be enough to warrant a spinoff, but he's also one of the highlights of the prequel and yet is completely underutilized. Mace Windu was actually the name of the narrator in the original screenplay for Star Wars and the character has been featured in several Star Wars novels, so he has a deep back story that begs to be told on the big screen. Not to mention he arguably has the coolest lightsaber of all-time. . Next up is another Jedi Master, Qui-Gon Jinn played by Liam Neeson in The Phantom Menace. Some of you might wonder why we don't pick Obi-Wan for a spinoff instead. We wouldn't be against a standalone Obi-Wan movie, but we feel like we pretty much have seen Obi-Wan's life unfold from a young Padawan in Episode I through his death in A New Hope and even in the afterlife in Episodes V and VI. But, like Windu, we know very little of Qui-Gon's backstory from the films. The fact that the villainous Count Dooku was his former master and he trained one of the greatest jedi of all, Obi-Wan, one movie just wasn't enough. . With the reveal that Boba Fett is being eyed for a spinoff, it's clear that the good guys aren't the only ones deserving of standalone films. One bad boy we'd like to see get an origin story is Darth Maul, the double-bladed lightsaber wielding apprentice of Darth Sidious who took down Qui-Gon before getting split in half by a young Obi-Wan. Fans of The Clone Wars know this wasn't the last we'd see of Maul, so a post-Phantom Menace follow-up could also be possible. . Our final Star Wars character is not only another villain, but THE villain of not only the original trilogy, but also the prequels. We're of course talking of Emperor Palpatine, aka Darth Sidious. We know he trained Darth Vader and Darth Maul among others and at one point had the entire universe under his control, but where did his hatred and desire for power come from? . So those are our choices for Star Wars characters that need spinoff movies, but which characters should never get their own standalone movies? One of the easiest picks is also arguably the most hated Star Wars character of them all - Jar Jar Binks. Featured in The Phantom Menace as a bumbling sidekick that stumbles his way into helping defeat the Trade Federation and their droid army. He's luckily relegated to mere cameo appearances in Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith and hopefully that's where he'll stay. . Next up is Admiral Ackbar. Sure, we enjoy his classic catchphrase (INSERT CLIP: It's A Trap) and though his appearance in Return of the Jedi was brief, he has become a more prominent character in the expanded universe and actually has an interesting backstory that could make a pretty decent film. . This next character that we don't think should get a spinoff might anger some of you, but hear us out. We don't want to see a Chewbacca spinoff. (INSERT AUDIO: Boos & Chewbacca growl). I know, I know, but listen! We love Chewbacca. He's one of our favorite characters, but he's not a lead character. He's a sidekick and more importantly he's Han Solo's sidekick. Sure, we got to see him a bit in Revenge of the Sith, but admit it, weren't you hoping Han would show up the entire time he was on-screen? Our final character that sh...