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Felicity Jones teases possible Star Wars return for Jyn Erso

Published: 30/Oct/2020 21:50

by Michael Gwilliam

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Felicity Jones has hinted that fans may be seeing a return of Jyn Erso within the Star Wars universe even after the events of Rogue One.

Jones, who played the protagonist in the first non-episodic Star Wars feature Rogue One in 2016, recently spoke about the possibility of returning in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter.

When asked about Erso’s fate at the end of the film and the possibility of a sequel, Jones replied: “I just keep saying that reincarnation is totally possible in the Star Wars universe.”

At the end of the film, Erso and Cassian Andor are trapped on the Imperial planet of Scarif having just transferred Death Star plans to the Rebel fleet. Following this, the Empire’s destructive battle station fires a shot to destroy the base, presumingly killing Erso, Andor and everyone else in the area.

Jyn Erso in Rogue One
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Jyn Erso died at the end of Rogue One.

However, for Jones, she feels there is a bit more of the story to tell. “I feel there’s unfinished business for Jyn, for sure,” the 37-year-old actress added.

Furthermore, she was asked about Disney reportedly extending the possibility for her to do a second film and how she would like to see Jyn return in a potential spin-off.

“I think it would be fascinating to see her getting older and wiser and fighting the dark forces in the universe with which there are many it seems,” she stated.

Felicity Jones in Star Wars
Disney
Felicity Jones is down to return to the Star Wars universe.

As for when a possible sequel involving a reincarnated Jyn Erso, it’s unclear when exactly such a film would take place. Timeline-wise, Rogue One takes place just prior to A New Hope.

From there, we have the original trilogy followed by the sequels with the hit Disney Plus show The Mandalorian taking place in-between.

Jyn Erso and Cassian Andor
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Could Jyn Erso really return?

Perhaps, if she were to return as a reincarnated form, it would need to be in the vast future after the events of the sequel trilogy, but Jones offered up no such suggestion.

Nonetheless, it’s something we’ll just have to wait and see how or if Disney decides to tackle it.

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Bizarre Pokemon Journeys episode goes viral for “cruel” Blaziken scene

Published: 2/Dec/2020 0:57

by Brent Koepp

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A November episode of the Pokemon Journeys anime went viral after fans discovered it included a bizarre scene featuring Blaziken. The strange sequences force the Gen III ‘mon into a “cruel” situation that has left some viewers disturbed.

Pokemon Journeys made its debut in Japan in November 2019. The latest anime in the long-running series follows protagonist Ash Ketchum and new character Goh as they travel across the game’s eight regions.

An episode that aired in November 2020 has made waves online after a scene featuring a bizarre food contest went viral. Fans of the Nintendo property were left unsettled after a Blaziken is forced to eat his own species – well, sort of.

Screenshot from Pokemon Journeys anime.
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The Pokemon Journeys episode featured unusual food in it.

Bizarre Pokemon Journeys scene goes viral

In the November 27 episode of the Pokemon Journeys anime, Ash and Goh both participate in an eating contest. The competition has Trainers seeing whose ‘mon can consume the most food in the shortest time possible.

However, things took a cruel turn when the final dish served was a cuisine in the shape of Torchic. Blaziken’s appetite quickly turned sour at the thought of eating something shaped like his own species.

The Gen III character then stood up and quit the contest after shedding a tear. The incredibly strange cannibalism-like dilemma went viral after being uploaded to Reddit on November 30.

Blaziken was dominating the food eating contest but then.. from pokemon

While the Torchic are technically a dessert item, the scene left some fans feeling disturbed or sympathetic towards the Pokemon’s plight. “I feel you Blaziken, being forced to eat your kind is cruel,” one fan wrote. Another user exclaimed “Who’s the sick b****rd that decided to try to make a Blaziken eat Torchics?”

Pokemon fans react to the disturbing anime scene on Reddit.

Despite only having aired in Japan, the scene quickly spread online as the community found it both be hilarious and creepy. Popular artist ‘popemadara‘ made a comedic drawing that went viral on Twitter that depicts other Pokemon in the same dilemma as Blaziken.

While it’s true that people eat human-shaped edibles called gingerbread men, the Torchic food item was disturbingly detailed. If nothing else, the situation showed that the Fire-type monster has a softer side.

Pokemon Journeys is currently still airing in Japan, however North American viewers can catch the first half of the series now on Netflix which is broken up into Part 1 and 2.