Disney Commits “Alien Genocide,” “Lazy” ‘Star Wars’ Series Shocks Fans

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Harrison Ford as Han Solo

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The Star Wars universe has an endless array of galactic species that have captivated fans for decades. Still, Disney is being called out for not including enough aliens in the Obi-Wan Kenobi series.

Star Wars Aliens
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There are 20 million sentient species within the Star Wars saga and beyond, hosting countless iconic species that virtually every Star Wars fan holds close to their hearts.

From Rodians to the Mon Calamari, the mind of George Lucas brought intergalactic travelers to the big screen with Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope (1977). With the Skywalker saga expanding, fans are constantly waiting for more looks into famous aliens.

Ewan McGregor as Obi-Wan Kenobi
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With Obi-Wan Kenobi receiving historic online backlash and hate for a lack of diverse sentient species in the limited species, pointing out that humans are the primary race in the new Star Wars story:

kenobi vs a new hope… did disney commit an alien genocide?

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Nonetheless, other fans are coming to the online discussions to point out that Tatooine fosters countless ports that feature less prominent areas that various alien species aren’t aware of or choose not to travel to, such as Anchorhead (Kenobi’s hub):

Most people don’t seem to understand that there are multiple settlements on the planet, of which some are gonna have a different diversity of people living there. Mos Eisley is a spaceport, so of course it’s gonna have a much more diverse group of people there

This observation has sparked a mini online war between Star Wars fans:

I think these were different parts of tatooine. I mean, first picture there’s farmers and the the second there’s criminals, mostly hired by Jabba. Anyways, it still looks a little lazy to put only humans there, I don’t know

Another fan writes:

It’s weird too cause episode 2 shows their willing to reuse alien costumes from the sequels/other shows but choose not too, it’s weird cause it would flesh out the backgrounds a tonne if they did it more consistently

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One fan shares:

I’ve noticed that too. Kinda missing those green and purple fellas. Also missing that epic Star Wars music… the music for the show is so generic and bland, switch a few characters and it’s any other show.

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Given that Mos Eisley is a spaceport, it’s evident that fans will see a more comprehensive array of species when visiting Chalmun’s Spaceport Cantina for a swig of blue milk.

Nonetheless, with a call for more species to appear on screen from anything Lucasfilm, it’s clear that the galaxy far, far away is expanding its scope with The Bad Batch season two, Andor, and Ahsoka. Though Kenobi only has three episodes left, fans hope to capture that classic Star Wars feel from Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi (Ewan McGregor), Jedi Knight Anakin Skywalker (Hayden Christensen), and Sith Lord Darth Vader before the fun is over.

More about Obi-Wan Kenobi

The story begins ten years after the dramatic events of Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith, where Obi-Wan Kenobi faced his most significant defeat—the downfall and corruption of his best friend and Jedi apprentice, Anakin Skywalker, who turned to the dark side as evil Sith Lord Darth Vader.

Ewan McGregor as Obi-Wan Kenobi
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“The rematch of the century” teased by Kathleen Kennedy, director Deborah Chow, and Lucasfilm will be supported by Moses Ingram (Inquisitor Reva), Joel Edgerton (Uncle Owen), Bonnie Piesse (Beru Lars), Kumail Nanjiani, Indira Varma, Rupert Friend, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Sung Kang, Simone Kessell, and Benny Safdie.

Hayden Christensen as Anakin Skywalker (left) and Ewan McGregor as Obi-Wan Kenobi (right)
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The world of George Lucas is expanding beyond Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill), Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher), Han Solo (Harrison Ford), Darth Vader (James Earl Jones), Jedi Master Yoda (Frank Oz), Ahsoka Tano (Ashley Eckstein), Darth Maul (Ray Parker), Anakin Skywalker (Boba Fett (Jeremy Bulloch/Temura Morrison), Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi (Ewan McGregor), Grogu (AKA “Baby Yoda”), Bo-Katan Kryze (Katee Sackhoff)Koska Reeves (Sasha Banks), Fennec Shand (Ming-Na Wen), and Moff Gideon’s (Giancarlo Esposito) the Millennium Falcon, the Death Star, and The Clone Wars.

Within the Star Wars franchise, Lucasfilm is moving past Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016) or the controversial Rian Johnson Star Wars film The Last Jedi (2018) as we dive into the Old Republic or explore new realities of the Star Wars universe with each new TV show or the upcoming Star Wars game like Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order 2 or Star Wars Eclipse.

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