Pablo Hidalgo is a Chilean-Canadian author and creative executive currently working for Lucasfilm on the Star Wars franchise and member of the Lucasfilm Story Group. He is known for his work on Solo: A Star Wars Story, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, and Star Wars: The Last Jedi.
Pablo Hidalgo is an author of material ranging from West End Games role-playing game (RPG) resources to content for StarWars.com, where he went under the screen name of Pabawan. He is also a founding member of the Star Wars Fanboy Association. He served as Internet Content Manager for Lucas Online until 2011, and also worked as a comics writer on StarWars.com. Until January 2000, Hidalgo wrote and managed the Star Wars Index at echostation.com, when he abandoned the project to work for Lucasfilm. He had a cameo playing Janu Godalhi (an anagram of Pablo’s real-life father, Juan Hidalgo) in Revenge of the Sith and was also referenced with the character Palob Godalhi.
After The Walt Disney Company acquired Lucasfilm, Hidalgo was assigned a job within the newly formed Lucasfilm Story Group, whose main purpose is to create and maintain one cohesive canon, thereby eliminating the previous hierarchical canon. He is also one of the members of the Intellectual Property Development Group. Hidalgo also serves at Lucasfilm as a creative executive in story development. In addition to his Star Wars work, Hidalgo has written or coauthored reference guides for both the G.I. Joe and Transformer franchises.