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A New Hope: 6 Ideas for a Star Wars TV Series

Young Han Solo
The origin story of the series' most charismatic character seems like a no-brainer – one idea is to use A. C. Crispin's The Han Solo Trilogy as an outline. The books follow Solo as a pickpocket, decommissioned Imperial Navy officer and fledgling smuggler. Plus, who wouldn't want to see Han and Chewbacca get to know each other as they traverse a galaxy far, far away? It'd be like Firefly… with Wookiees! (Yeah yeah, we know Star Wars came first. Relax, everyone.)

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away… Sounds like a great plot for a new ABC show, doesn’t it?

Along those lines, Disney’s recent acquisition of the Star Wars empire got us to wondering whether about the franchise’s long-rumored, live action TV adaptation. READ MORE & VIEW PHOTOS

TVLine Items: Hannah Montana's Big Finish, and Other TV News to Know


Hannah Montana just wrapped its five-year run, hitting some huge milestones along the way. The Disney juggernaut brought in 6.2 million total viewers, making it the series’ most watched season and marking its largest audience ever in the Sundays-at-7 time slot.

That’s pretty cool. (Thanks, Saturday Night Live!)

Now here’s some other TV news to know… READ MORE