One of the most intriguing figures of Star Wars: The Bad Lotfirst of was not fair this surprising cameo. In fact, arguably one of the most interesting additions to the Star wars The prequel canon for years now comes in the form of the team’s new ally, Omega – and Bad lot‘to screw sees the addition as one of the biggest challenges of the series.
Since Omega was seen in the trailers of the show, fans have speculated on who they might be. Many were right to say that Omega is indeed a new clone of the same model Jango Fett that the others, including the Bad Batch, were developed from. But what the first reveals is that Omega, although he was raised to believe otherwise, is part of the “Bad Batch” like our titular heroes; it’s just that she is, well … a it. Voiced on the show by Michelle Ang, Omega is quickly becoming a driving force. However, the decision to introduce a female Jango clone wasn’t really high on the minds of producers Jennifer Corbett and Brad Rau. For the duo, that was what Omega represented in the Lot. “At the start of development, we kept asking ourselves, how do we challenge the Bad Batch, because they are these efficient and skilled elite soldiers – and what would really cause them problems along the way? It seemed like if we added a kid into the mix it would be kind of a fishing experience out of the water because it’s something they are totally unfamiliar with and don’t know how to deal with, ”he said. Corbett told io9 in a recent video. call.
That’s not to say that Omega’s status as a clone – and particularly as Crosshair, Hunter, Wrecker, and Tech, a “flaw” of the Fett model – isn’t a major part of its history. The bad lot wants to explore not only the titular team’s relationship with the Empire, but also their relationship to the standard clones who are now its infantrymen, and Omega will play an important role in that parallel. “As far as she’s a clone, it’s really fair that we widen the pack – in the eyes of the regulations, they’re really seen as those flaws. The faulty clones in this weird team that aren’t really welcome because a lot of people don’t really know it, ”Corbett said. “So when they find out there’s another one out there and it’s that kid who is also seen as ‘flawed’ and who knows what it’s like to be different and not be ‘mainstreaming – especially on Kamino – felt like a bonding moment. “
“It was also fun to show her as a Lot fan because she admired them and heard about them and they looked like her,” she added. “It was an interesting dynamic that we were able to explore.” A welcome dynamic too, for The bad lotstar from: back Clone Wars and Rebels veteran Dee Bradley Baker, the voice of Captain Rex and the rest of the Republic’s Grand Army, and now around 90% of The bad lotthe main distribution of. “Well, it’s good to have another member of the ensemble!” Baker joked. “It’s also… it’s a really smart and interesting idea to add the element of Omega to this story. So this is not only action and war, but also an experienced adult with his own child and interesting abilities, as we are starting to point out. So as with Star wars– as always – it is not just these frozen characters, but the dynamics that play out: the personal and human history unfolds under the canopy of those greatest political and military forces that everyone has to face, which are enough deep and dramatic and terrible, often.
“It’s good that it adds a counterbalanced human element, of a personal relationship … to have this little character, Omega, and this A-Team of very different, very independent, improvised, kind of everyone-is- his – a kind of war team – we have to face this gentle, innocent, powerful, capable and intelligent child, ”Baker concluded. “It’s an interesting story choice that, in my opinion, unfolds wonderfully Bad lot. “
Star Wars: The Bad Lot is now streaming on Disney +.
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