This past week’s episode of The Book of Boba Fett was easily the best of the season, and perhaps some of the best Star Wars since Disney purchased Lucasfilm. This episode had it all from a great time spent with Luke Skywalker and the amazing CGI to give him his youthful appearance, to the progression of the Fett vs. The Pyke’s story, and the live-action introduction of a prominent The Clone Wars series character.
Unfortunately, we also had to seemingly say goodbye to a character that his been in the series since the first episode. Garsa Fwip, the Twi’lek owner of the Sanctuary cantina, was caught in the blast from a bomb planted there by the Pykes. This blast more than likely killed everyone in the cantina including Jennifer Beals’ Garsa Fwip.
Since this is Star Wars, it is possible the Twi’lek did make it out unscathed before the blast. However in a recent article from THR, Beals reveals that she always knew her time on the show would be short.
“They gave me all of my episodes at the same time, so I could read where I started and where I ended. And I was OK. Of course, I would have loved to go on and on, but there is the moment of acceptance in that this is the story. I feel very fortunate to have stepped, for even a brief amount of time, into the Star Wars universe.” When asked if there was a chance her character escaped the bomb that went off in her place of business, all she would say was: “You’d have to talk to Dave and Jon about that (laughs). We know she’s a survivor, so who knows.“
Could we see more from Garsa Fwip in future installments? It’s probably not likely, but never say never.
About The Book of Boba Fett:
On the sands of Tatooine, bounty hunter Boba Fett and mercenary Fennec Shand navigate the Galaxy’s underworld and fight for Jabba the Hutt’s old territory.