Mailbag: Is Star Wars Aging Up? Christmas Movies, TV Show Recommendations, Release Date Calendars & More
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December 13, 2018
On the December 13, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor in chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall, senior writer Ben Pearson and writer Hoai-Tran Bui to answer questions in the Mail Bag. You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes, Google Play, Overcast, Spotify and all the popular podcast apps (here is the RSS URL if you need it). Opening Banter: Peter plug’s his feature today: Keto at Disneyland: How to Eat Low Carb at Walt’s Original Magic Kingdom Feedback: Mike from Yonkers writes in “Hey Slashfilm crew, After seeing the officially announced cast for “The Mandalorian”, I have to say I’m quite surprised at how old it is. It’s the first live action Star Wars property to not have anyone in their principle cast younger than 35. I did some math and the average age of the cast is 54 years old, much higher than any of Disney’s SW films (TFA and Solo are the youngest at 38, TLJ and Episode IX at 41, and Rogue One at 44). What do you think this says about the show itself? Do you…