Greedo Shot First, George Lucas Confirms
In an interview with "The Hollywood Reporter" Thursday afternoon, Lucas explained that the famous Mos Eisley Cantina shootout was hardly altered in the 1997 Special Edition of "Star Wars: A New Hope." George always meant for Jabba's green bagman to be the first to draw.
The Darth Vader Burger Is Coming To Europe
"Choose your side of The Force." To promote the re-release of "Star Wars: The Phantom Menace" in 3D, the France- and Benelux-based fast food chain Quick is launching the Darth Vader Burger on a Sithy black bun. A less frightening looking (read: boring) Yoda Burger will also hit select locations through March 1.
How To Speak Wookiee
Need to teach your children a foreign language that doesn't exist? You may consider picking up Wu Kee Smith's "How To Speak Wookiee," even though I have no idea how, exactly, the illustrated title actually educates your padawan on the Kashyyyk language arts. Especially when the book totally misspells "Wookiee."
Epic Star Wars T-Shirt
Webcomic artist Joel Watson (Hijinks Ensue) introduced this tee to New York Comic-Con goers because he knows "you've been hurt by the relentless alterations, the consummate tweaking, and the seemingly infinite versions of your beloved Original Trilogy." The inspiration for "George Hurt You" was based on this previous comic.
Star Wars Fan Film: "A Light in the Darkness"
This film was created for the love of filmmaking and obviously for the love of Star Wars. The Plot? Set approximately one year before the Battle of Yavin (i.e. the end of "A New Hope") on a small planet in the Outer Rim, a young boy watches the Jedi who saved his people be killed by the very clones who once fought by his side. Years later, as a member of a small insurgency against the Empire, he and his team hatch a new plan to take back their planet by drawing the attention of the newly formed Rebel Alliance.