Jesse Valencia imagines a Star Wars universe where “Shadows of the Empire” exists and is a standalone film. This is Valencia’s proposal to the Lucasfilm Story Group and his bid to be the one who writes it.
Disney appears to want to transform the Star Wars universe into something more gritty and complex through its initial filmmaker choices, but then yanks them for safer ones and a retelling of the same old formula. Is Disney ruining Star Wars?
Cynical toward the chances of Rogue One actually being decent? Well, good news for you I have, young Jedi. Search yourself, you know this to be true.