249 articles published since October 21, 2022
Nathaniel Roark graduated from Western Kentucky University in 2020 with a B.A. in Theatre and minors in Arts and Business Administration. He is based in Louisville, KY, and enjoys hanging out with friends, teaching Karate classes, and watching WAY too many movies. He is also active on YouTube as "Director Nat" and "The Media Monologue."
Nathaniel is a Star Wars Features Writer for Screen Rant, covering the latest Disney+ shows and movie updates. He is a walking encyclopedia on the Star Wars Expanded Universe of books and comics and loves tracking characters and storylines across different mediums.
Nathaniel's favorite Star Wars stories include The Empire Strikes Back, The Clone Wars TV series, the Knights of the Old Republic video games, the Legacy comic, and Darth Plagueis. He will always admire George Lucas' contributions to the film industry and the wonderful galaxy he created.
Dathomir has become a crucial planet in Star Wars canon, the birthplace of important characters and the center of events that defined the timeline.
Screen Rant's complete overview of Darth Revan's story in Star Wars, from the Knights of the Old Republic video games to the current Disney canon.
Darth Vader is the most iconic Sith Lord in Star Wars, but there were 10 Sith who were just as powerful and could easily have bested him in combat.
The Star Wars sequel trilogy added new Force powers to canon, redefining what the Jedi could achieve and expanding on ideas from previous films.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and Christopher Nolan's Oppenheimer drew inspiration from the same story, highlighting the greatness of each film.
Marrok the Inquisitor will debut in the upcoming Ahsoka show on Disney+, but this may create a plot hole for the original Star Wars trilogy.
Anakin Skywalker's return in the Ahsoka show on Disney+ seems inevitable, but his appearance would be just as crucial for The Mandalorian movie.
The Force Awakens Copied George Lucas' Biggest Mistake From A New Hope, Despite 38 Years Of Learning
Star Wars: The Force Awakens was heavily inspired by A New Hope and ended up repeating one of George Lucas' biggest mistakes because of it.
The Inquisitors may have answered to Darth Vader, but their actions in Star Wars were so evil that they made the Sith Lord appear tame by comparison.
Leia led the Rebellion to victory against the Galactic Empire and continued to fight for the galaxy long after the original Star Wars trilogy.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi had a major problem with the Praetorian Guards, but there is a way to fix it and improve the movie's coolest scene.
Not every scene can be in the final cut of a movie, but 10 deleted Star Wars scenes would have improved the story and fleshed out certain characters.
Star Wars continues to reveal more Jedi who survived Order 66, but a Force power from Legends easily explains how a Jedi could survive the purge.
The Jedi Order had 10,000 knights protecting the galaxy at the height of their power, and the Star Wars movies and TV shows have featured 116 so far.
George Lucas had a very wild plan for his version of the sequel trilogy, and a new Star Wars movie has a chance to bring this idea to life.
Although Jedi are supposed to avoid the dark side at all costs, Star Wars canon has given certain Jedi Force powers that were seen as dark in Legends.
The creative team behind Star Wars Resistance abandoned their idea of bringing back Asajj Ventress, but this plot would have improved the show.
Luke Skywalker is the original hero of Star Wars, but there were several occasions when his sister, Princess Leia, was even more important.
The Star Wars franchise has evolved over the past 46 years, with new movies and TV shows constantly changing how audiences see A New Hope.