Stars Wars is one of the biggest film franchises with twelve films under its banner. It started in 1977 and the last one was released in 2017. It’s been almost four decades and Star Wars is still considered the best space action movie. Darth Vader, Yoda, Princess Leila, Chewbacca, and Luke Skywalker are some of the most important Star Wars characters. The characters are immortalized with the love of the public. One of these characters is Max Rebo. He appears in the films as a male Ortolan, a musician and the founder of a band he named himself. Max Rebo was first noticed in the 1983 Star Wars movie, “Return of the Jedi.” But does it all revolve around the character, or is there more? Here’s everything you need to know about Max Rebo.
Star Wars is a fictional live-action space film franchise that rose to popularity in the late 1900s. The franchise is a cinematic saga, with each film being critically and audience acclaimed and declared a blockbuster hit. George Lucas is the creator of Star Wars. But, there are also various other directors behind the creation of the saga. The franchise later expanded into publishing comics, novels, building theme parks, producing merchandise, and television series.
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Who is ‘Max Rebo’ from Star Wars?
Max Rebo belongs to the cold world of Orto. Max Rebo is called him or him, which clarifies that Max is an Ortolan male. Azool Phantelle was the brother of Max Rebo, who was a criminal. He was hired by Letaki Wailer to create and perform music. It was later revealed that her real name was Siiruulian Phantele. Thus, Max Rebo was the stage name he chose under which he also named his band. Max played Nelargon or commonly known as Red Ball Organ which is an instrument similar to a keyboard instrument. He can be seen constantly playing the instrument throughout the film series. Max signed a contract as a musician for life, playing only for Jabba Desilijic Tiure. As payment, Max will receive cash and a lifetime supply of food.
However, after the death of its recruiter, the Max Rebo band broke up, ultimately leaving Max alone to pursue his career as a solo performer. Rebo then continued to play music on his own for the next few years. Rebo nearly escaped death twice. One of the explosion caused by Solo in the desert. And another time was when the bombing was done by Pyke Syndicate in the sanctuary. He left the music industry and opened a chain of restaurants. He made a lot of money and settled in Coruscant. This is where Max Rebo was last seen. That was pretty much all you need to know about Max Rebo.
Other members of the Max Rebo group
The band Max Rebo was named after lead musician and keyboardist Max Rebo. Besides Max, we can see Droopy McCool and Sy Snootles. Droopy McCool is a Woodwind player, while Sy Snootles is the vocalist. They worked as a personal musical group for Jabba Desilijic Tiure. The band mainly performed freestyle, contemporary or upbeat style music. After Droopy set out to find his missing brother and Snootles also left, the group eventually broke up, leaving Rebo as the only member.
The creation of the character Max Rebo
So far we have everything we need to know about Max Rebo as well as his band. But how did the idea of including such a character in the biggest film franchise come about? Star Wars creator George Lucas came up with the idea to create Max Rebo and his band. However, the character’s original designer is Phil Tippet. By introducing the Max Rebo group, George Lucas thought it would add more depth and dynamism to the storyline.
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