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    17 Side Characters Who, TBH, Are More Interesting Than The Main Characters And Deserve Their Own Spinoffs

    They stole the show, so isn't it about time to give them their OWN show?

    We've all had that moment: We're watching a movie, enjoying the story, then a side character comes in and straight-up steals the entire show from the main character(s) and we find ourselves thinking, "Wait — I want to see THEIR whole story, though?!"

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    Well, recently redditor u/Trxxi asked, "What fictional character deserves a spinoff the most?" and the answers were — somehow — all correct. Every single one.

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    So with that in mind, here are the side characters that people would 100% pay good money to see a spinoff story about:

    1. Charon (the Continental front desk manager) from the John Wick series

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    "I'd love to see a film of him going about his day, doing simple things with efficiency, diplomacy, and tact. He lives in a small, yet well-kept apartment, lined with bookshelves, artwork (mostly sculptures) a vast tea collection, and a long haired cat named Styx.

    Throughout his day-to-day life, he does extraordinary things and makes them seem ordinary. He stops a mugging while coming home from work, dispatching the muggers with brutal efficiency. He helps an elderly lady with her parcels, and turns down any offer of reward. He tutors his next door neighbor — a Latino teen named Jesus — on history. He attends art shows and visits museums.

    Then, one unfortunate day, he finds out his sister has been killed. He takes a leave from the Continental and brings the killer to justice in a manner that would make Jason Bourne, Bryan Mills, Robert McCall, Ethan Hunt, and even John Wick himself shudder in disgust."

    u/Throwaway7219017

    2. Rita from Edge Of Tomorrow (2014)

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    "From the hints and guidance she gave Tom Cruise's character in the film, her time loop experience was a lot nastier. Give her a prequel!"

    u/horridbloke

    3. Haymitch from The Hunger Games series

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    "I think there are fanfics about this, but I’d be down to see what his life was like pre, during, and immediately post his own experience in the Hunger Games."

    u/STierney927

    4. Valkyrie from the Marvel Cinematic Universe

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    "She's such an interesting character!"

    u/mother_of_squid

    5. Davy Jones and Calypso from the Pirates of the Caribbean series

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    "I would love to see the background of their love story."

    u/DavRn18

    6. Hawkeye from the Marvel Cinematic Universe

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    "I know we're getting a show, but I want a spinoff that takes place specifically post-snap, pre-Endgame. What I wouldn't give to see a heartbroken Clint with nothing to lose going on a grief-addled killing spree, working his way up the crime syndicate ladder."

    u/EGG_CREAM

    7. Aragorn from The Lord of the Rings trilogy

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    "He’s got, like, 80 years of being a badass ranger. There are probably tons of stories of him fighting all sorts of creatures!"

    u/zeebious

    8. Jimmy Woo from the Marvel Cinematic Universe

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    "It doesn't even need to be THAT much about superheroes. I just want to see him doing funny Randall Park stuff with some street magic sprinkled in."

    u/USArmyJoe

    9. Alastor Moody from the Harry Potter series

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    "Make a series that follows his prime days as an auror hunting down and dueling Death Eaters, and you bet I’ll watch."

    u/NeonMoth229

    10. General Grievous from Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith (2005)

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    "It would be awesome to have a series exploring why he hates the Jedi so much, and how he became a cyborg."

    u/ThroughTheIris56

    11. Luis from the Marvel Cinematic Universe

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    "I'd watch a movie just about what happened to him while Scott was in jail!"

    u/AnonymousKnown12

    12. Bill Hader and Seth Rogen as the police officers from Superbad (2007)

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    "Just imagine the shenanigans!"

    u/Just_A_Peachy1

    13. The Winter Soldier from the Marvel Cinematic Universe

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    "Bucky Barnes, but specifically AS the Winter Soldier, following his many missions and assassinations before he met up with Steve Rogers again."

    u/merkelsmopse

    14. Jules from Pulp Fiction (1994)

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    15. Furiosa from Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

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    "It's the Mad Max prequel we all actually want."

    u/minerlj

    16. Mushu from Mulan (1998)

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    "I think his origin story would be really fun, and any screentime spent in ancient China is time well spent, IMHO."

    u/snake_juice_turnt

    17. And finally — Charlie Swan (Bella Swan's father) from the Twilight saga

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    "A human who discovers that the town doctor is a vampire, and that his best friend is a werewolf. They could've done so much with that, and instead we got a love story so awful, we memed it for a decade."

    u/AdvocateSaint

    Now it's your turn! Who's a side character you'd absolutely LOVE to see get their own spinoff? What story would you want the spinoff to explore? Share all of your thoughts in the comments below!

    Some entries were edited for length and/or clarity. H/T Reddit.

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