It was a Sithy day for Lucasfilm yesterday as the Star Wars publicity team announced that fans of a galaxy far, far away will be enjoying a double helping of Maul, starting in the fall.
First, Darth Maul, the Sith Lord who we last saw cut in half by Obi-Wan Kenobi in 1999's "Star Wars: Episode I--The Phantom Menace," will bring his tattooed face, double-bladed lightsaber, and (presumably) legless torso to the animated "Star Wars: The Clone Wars."
The return was hinted at during the show's previous season when Maul's brother (Savage Opress) arrived on the scene. Though there's no word on how Maul survived or how he'll move about without legs, the return should be a welcome one for "Star Wars" fans. While many of them might've been eager for the first prequel to end, the movie did get the villain right. … Read more