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Make These Star Wars Spin-Off Movies, Stat!

By Beth Mishler Feb 21, 2013

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Idris Elba as Admiral Ackbar

This meme-riffic guy has a much expanded role in the EU, where he both serves in the government of the New Republic and as captain of a Mon Calamarian army. Ackbar has long been a fan favorite, and the alternately serious and witty Elba, star of the BBCA hit Luther, would be a great casting choice should the Admiral finally get his due.

Tags: movies, star wars, slideshows, josh hutcherson, michael fassbender, luke skywalker, star wars episode vii, mace windu

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Beth Mishler

Beth Mishler is a writer, producer, and pop culture connoisseur who has a weakness for the Whedonverse and all things sci-fi. Originally from Madison, Wisconsin, Beth currently lives in The Plains, Ohio, where she freelances, makes documentaries, and watches a kazillion hours of TV per week while anxiously awaiting the release of George R.R. Martin's next novel.

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