Figures.com

Results 1 to 1 of 1
  1. #1
    JeffSaylor's Avatar
    JeffSaylor is offline Editor
    Join Date
    Oct 2001
    Location
    Fredericksburg, VA
    Posts
    10,518

    Star Wars: The Clone Wars - "Senate Murders"

    Padme unravels a tangled web of corruption in new episode this Friday...












    Padmé’s investigation leads from the darkest corners of Coruscant to the highest levels of Republic power.


    For a great selection of film, comic and TV action figures and collectibles, check out BigBadToyStore.com, BriansToys.com, ToyWiz.com, PastGenerationToys.com, MonkeyDepot.com, and Sekaido.com.

    For a great selection of film, TV and pop culture t-shirts and apparel, check out TShirtGurus.com and 80sTees.com.


    When Senator Onaconda Farr dies under suspicious circumstances, Padme Amidala sets out to find the person responsible – working independently of the efforts of the bureaucratic local inspector. Following a trail of clues, she delves into a dangerous world of backstabbing, lies and corruption. The tangled web of intrigue reaches to the highest levels of the Republic political hierarchy in "Senate Murders," an all-new episode of STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS airing at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT Friday, March 19 on Cartoon Network.

    "Many of Padme's episodes center around politics, for obvious reasons, and they're sometimes a departure – to a degree – from the action-packed episodes," says Catherine Taber, the voice of Padme in the series. "We try to create a feeling of tension and suspense, but Dave [Filoni] and the writers always include a touch of comedy, as well. It's an essential element of the classic detective genre that influenced 'Senate Murders,' but it's also such a key ingredient of classic Star Wars. One of the nice things about The Clone Wars is that we hearken back to all of the classic elements that made Star Wars so great, including the political intrigue," she continues. "Diplomacy – or the lack thereof – is essential to The Clone Wars, and part of the foundation for the Star Wars Saga. Good and bad, the motivations are so important; these are the reasons people fight. I love the great battle sequences and I love watching things blow up, but it's all so much better when we know about the quiet conflicts underneath."

    Through rarely in the series' epic spaces battles or out on the front lines, Padme's behind-the-scenes role often serves to shine a light upon the character motivations, revealing the driving forces – and devious machinations – which propel the war itself. Additionally, her own investigations, ambitions and efforts tend to uncover aspects of the conflict altogether unseen by the swashbuckling, headlining heroes.

    "In her own way, Padme brings so much to the larger story. Of course, she's the reason that Anakin eventually falls to the dark side, and she's the mother of Luke and Leia – but what I think is really interesting is that she's such an important foil to many of the characters. It is often through her that we see other central characters illuminated."


    Source: Lucasfilm PR


    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails Star Wars: The Clone Wars - "Senate Murders"-cloneuse.jpg  

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

Support figures.com by supporting our generous sponsors

Collectibles Insurance...Click Here!Toynk...Click Here!Big Bad Toy Store...Click Here!The ToySource...Click Here!ToyWiz...Click Here!Brian's Toys...Click Here!Alter Ego Comics...Click Here!Miniature Market...Click Here!Tonner...Click Here!Monkey Depot...Click Here!Toy Dorks...Click Here!