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Think you know everything about Star Wars? Well, I’m here to give you a run for your money.
Star Wars is a motion picture franchise that has stood for over thirty-five years as a permanent fixture in the realms of popular culture, of course. But what, exactly, happened behind-the-scenes of our beloved saga? What incidents and stories are there to tell about the making of what is arguably the greatest movie series of all time?
I’ve sifted through tons of books and websites with regards to the making of Star Wars in order to bring you a well rounded list of lesser known factoids that you might never have stumbled upon before. This includes information from both the Original Trilogy and the Prequels, so we have something for both sets of fans.
Now, sit back, buckle your seatbelt, and get ready as we make the jump to hyperspace… »
- Kiri Rix
When Disney bought Lucasfilm from George Lucas just over a year ago, it was announced that as well as the studio making an official Star Wars sequel every two years, they would also release a spin-off movie featuring various characters from the saga in the years in between.
Things have gone a little quiet on the subject after movies revolving around Han Solo and Yoda were heavily rumoured last year. Now it seems that filmmaker Jon Schnepp has spilled the beans that none other than Lawrence Kasdan in writing the screenplay for a Boba-Fett movie! Schnepp, who most recently directed the ‘W’ segment in horror ensemble The Abcs Of Death, let the news slip during an interview on Us channel AMC.
- Paul Heath
According to several reports, a spin-off movie from Disney's upocoming "Star Wars" feature, will focus on one of the most popular characters in the Lucasfilm universe.
As a bounty hunter hired by 'Darth Vader', in "Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back" and "Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi", the film "Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones" established his origin as a 'clone' of bounty hunter 'Jango Fett', then raised as his son.
The character is primarily played by actor Jeremy Bulloch in "The Empire Strikes Back" and "Return of the Jedi", cast foir the role because the costume happened to fit "as if a Savile Row tailor had come out and made it..."
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- Michael Stevens
3 items from 2014
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