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Ever since Disney purchased the rights to LucasFilm, Star Wars fans have wondered – will the beloved Boba Fett return from the mouth of the Sarlacc on Tatooine? With recent rumours swirling around Star Wars spin-off films, it seems as if the stand alone Boba Fett feature may become a reality. What better character to make a protagonist of his own film? He is the coolest bounty hunter to ever grace the cinema screen.

Of course, one of the most important decisions to make before embarking on this galactic production is to choose a director. Here are five reasons why Joe Johnston is the right helmer for the right time.

5. Original Creator

What better man to make a film about Boba Fett than his maker? Joe Johnston, at the time a concept artist, developed the designs that led to the cult favorite character. Along with fellow concept artist Ralph McQuarrie, Johnston »

- Anthony Aggimenti

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