It’s probably fair to say that the first Star Wars spin-off film, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, has proven that fans are interested in non-episodic trips to a galaxy far, far away. One fan certainly thinks so. Youtuber filminick has created an awesome Qui-Gon fan film that shows the potential for another awesome Star Wars spin-off.
Combining audio and video from a variety of sources, including Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Episode I: The Phantom Menace, Martin Scorsese’s Silence, and a Darth Maul fan film, the Qui-Gon: A Star Wars Story fan film is exactly what’s required to convince Disney of its potential.
Qui-Gon Jinn has always been a controversial character. Many fans have questioned his intentions and his unconventional ideas. He was the Padawan to Count Dooku, and the mentor to Obi-Wan Kenobi and briefly Anakin Skywalker. Despite his opposition to the council, he was regarded by many Jedi as sharp-witted and possessing great wisdom. It would be fascinating to see his backstory play out on the big screen.
A young priest (Andrew Garfield) ventures into the darkness of the force in search of a legendary Jedi master.