'Star Wars' Spotlight: Lobot

'Star Wars' Spotlight: Lobot
By Ryan Rigley

There have been several comparisons drawn between "Star Wars" and the newest "Star Trek" film since its release back in 2009. "I wouldn’t say that the first movie is an absolute Star Wars derivation," explains director J. J. Abrams. "When 'Star Wars' came out, people referred to 'Star Trek,' because it was spaceships. Everything is sort of a derivation of everything else. Just the way 'Star Wars' was of 'Flash Gordon' and of dogfight war films in the Tie Fighter sequences. Everything has something it borrows from."

Fast forward to 2013, where J. J. Abrams is now the man behind both the "Star Trek" and "Star Wars" franchises. Clearly, there are going to be some overlapping themes echoed in both films. But what of the characters that will be making an appearance in the new "Star Wars" trilogy? Not Luke or Leia,
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