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Which Supporting Character Deserves Their Own Spin-Off Film Or TV Series?

Sometimes the side action is better than the main attraction.

Look, a burger is great and all, but sometimes the fries are where it's at.

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Spin-off/origin films and TV series are definitely becoming a trend for beloved side characters, with examples ranging from Better Call Saul to the upcoming Han Solo stand-alone.


So which beloved supporting character(s) would you love to see have their own movie or TV show?

Amblin Entertainment

Like, I'd love to love to see what The Order of the Phoenix from Harry Potter was like when they were in their prime.

Warner Bros.

Most people want to see more of The Mauraders, but follow me on this one. I want to see a young Mad-Eye Moody do whatever the wand equivalent of poppin' a cap in someone's ass is. I want to see a young werewolf-y Lupin struggling to keep his cool. I want to see the Longbottoms pre-tragedy kicking every Death Eater's butt from here to next week.

Or maybe a TV show about a young Quint from Jaws.

Universal Pictures

An unequivocal badass of land, sea, and of silencing whole rooms, Quint was easily the coolest and most mysterious character in Jaws (forget the shark). Thus, it would behoove my film-nerd agenda to see a Quint origin tale, particularly one that covers the events that occurred on the U.S.S. Indianapolis. Seriously, I can get four Jaws movies and not one origin story? K.

Or MAYBE even an origin film about Ursula from The Little Mermaid.

Disney Studios

In The Little Mermaid there's a blink-and-you'll-miss-it, throw-away line that Ursula delivers upon first arriving on screen that has driven me insane for literal decades: "In my day, we had fantastical feasts... when I lived in the palace". WUT??? Girl, what'd you do? Who did you screw over? I gotta know, because this could be like some House of Cards mess.

Tell us which supporting character(s) you think deserve a moment in the spotlight and why below for a chance to be featured in an upcoming BuzzFeed Community post or video!