Star Wars

Weird Al wrote “The Saga Begins” before Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace came out. He gathered most of the information from online leaks, and was surprised at how accurate he was after seeing a charity pre-screen of the movie. He made minor alterations to the song after seeing it.

The Saga Begins “The Saga Begins” is a parody song by “Weird Al” Yankovic. It parodies “American Pie” by Don McLean, with lyrics that humorously summarize the plot of the film Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace through the point of view of Obi-Wan Kenobi, one of the protagonists of the film. The …

Weird Al wrote “The Saga Begins” before Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace came out. He gathered most of the information from online leaks, and was surprised at how accurate he was after seeing a charity pre-screen of the movie. He made minor alterations to the song after seeing it. Read More »

When filming the TV series “The Mandalorian” in 2019, the crew ran out of Stormtrooper costumes, so they reached out to the local branch of a Star Wars fan organisation, whose members came to join the filming in their own home-made Stormtrooper costumes

The Mandalorian Enlisted the Help of Stormtrooper Group the 501st Legion After running low on Stormtrooper costumes for the two most recent episodes of The Mandalorian, team members behind the Disney+’s live-action Star Wars series enlisted the help of a local fan group. Apparently, a particular scene filmed for The Mandalorian Season 1’s closing episodes …

When filming the TV series “The Mandalorian” in 2019, the crew ran out of Stormtrooper costumes, so they reached out to the local branch of a Star Wars fan organisation, whose members came to join the filming in their own home-made Stormtrooper costumes Read More »

In 1977 while filming Star Wars, George Lucas decided to take a $500,000 pay cut to his salary as director in exchange for full ownership of the franchise’s merchandising rights. By 2012, the first six films produced approximately US$20 billion in merchandising revenue.

Star Wars This article is about the media franchise as a whole. For the original 1977 film, see Star Wars (film). For other uses, see Star Wars (disambiguation). Star Wars is an American epic space opera media franchise created by George Lucas, which began with the eponymous 1977 film and quickly became a worldwide pop-culture …

In 1977 while filming Star Wars, George Lucas decided to take a $500,000 pay cut to his salary as director in exchange for full ownership of the franchise’s merchandising rights. By 2012, the first six films produced approximately US$20 billion in merchandising revenue. Read More »

James Earl Jones decided to go uncredited for his role of voicing Darth Vader because he considered David Prowse’s performance inside the Vader costume to be the more defining of the two performances.

10 Actors Who Went Uncredited For Major Film Roles (And Why) 10. James Earl Jones – Star Wars & The Empire Strikes Back We’ll kick off the list with one a lot you Star Wars buffs out there may already know: The vocal performance that launched Darth Vader to be one of the most iconic …

James Earl Jones decided to go uncredited for his role of voicing Darth Vader because he considered David Prowse’s performance inside the Vader costume to be the more defining of the two performances. Read More »

Meet Team Negative One. A group of Star Wars fans that scanned their own 35mm negatives and digitally restored the movie to it’s pre-Special Edition glory.

Team Negative One: the Star Wars George Lucas doesn’t want you to see Earlier this year, one of the most ambitious film restoration projects ever attempted was finally unveiled to the public. After acquiring a well-preserved 35mm print of Star Wars in 2008, a fan known only as Mr Black recruited a number of collaborators …

Meet Team Negative One. A group of Star Wars fans that scanned their own 35mm negatives and digitally restored the movie to it’s pre-Special Edition glory. Read More »

Peter Mayhew was eligible for the roles of either Chewbacca or Darth Vader. He chose Chewbacca because he wanted to play a hero.

Star Wars (film) See also: List of Star Wars characters and List of Star Wars cast members From left to right: Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill), Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher), and Han Solo (Harrison Ford) Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker: a young man raised by his aunt and uncle on Tatooine, who dreams of something more …

Peter Mayhew was eligible for the roles of either Chewbacca or Darth Vader. He chose Chewbacca because he wanted to play a hero. Read More »

The star wars theme was written purposely on the same key as the 20th Century Fox fanfare (that used to appear before the movie started) so that there will be a continuous feeling and a smooth entry to the film for the viewers.

Why Disney Should Add Fox’s Fanfare Back to ‘Star Wars’ Here’s a magic trick. I can make you hear something just by reading four words: 20th Century Fox fanfare. If you’ve seen a movie in your lifetime, chances are your head is now filled with snare drums, timpani and orchestral horns. There’s also a fair …

The star wars theme was written purposely on the same key as the 20th Century Fox fanfare (that used to appear before the movie started) so that there will be a continuous feeling and a smooth entry to the film for the viewers. Read More »

After realizing his voice would be dubbed, David Prowse, the actor for Darth Vader, often improvised his lines which resulted in his co-stars having to respond to the correct lines anyway.

12 Facts You Didn’t Know About Darth Vader Darth Vader is one of the most recognizable characters in cinematic history. As the villain of the original Star Wars trilogy, he captivated audiences with his iconic look, voice, and ruthlessness. Years later, his transformation, from the gifted boy Anakin Skywalker to the Sith Apprentice of Darth …

After realizing his voice would be dubbed, David Prowse, the actor for Darth Vader, often improvised his lines which resulted in his co-stars having to respond to the correct lines anyway. Read More »