1) R2-D2 Was Originally Meant To Be Able To Speak And Had A Fondness For Foul Language
They ultimately replaced his voice with the signature beeps. Some of C3PO’s reactions, however, are still those from when R2 spoke.
2) The Rebel Blockade Runner With Leia At The Beginning Of The Film Was Originally Meant To Be The Millennium Falcon
3) The Bantha Attacking Luke Is An Elephant With Fake Fur And Horns
4) Evidence Suggests That Chewbacca Was Inspired By George R.R. Martin
George R. R. Martin’s creatures on the left. Concept art for Chewbacca on the right
A 1975 illustration for a short story by the author that would go on to write the books that Game of Thrones is based on, was used as a basis for Chewbacca’s final appearance. Read more about this here.
5) Tatooine Isn’t Named In The Movie
We don’t hear the name of Luke’s home planet until Empire Strikes Back.
6) Princess Leia And Obi-Wan Never Meet
7) Studio Executives Were Not Pleased That Chewbacca Was Naked
They wanted him to wear shorts.
8) Mark Hamill Broke A Blood Vessel In His Face While Filming The Trash Compactor Scene
That’s why after a while we only see shots of one side of his face in that scene.
9) The Skeleton Of The Fictional Creature That C3PO Passes Was Left In The Tunisian Desert
During the filming of 2002′s Attack of the Clones, the filmmakers returned to find it still there.
10) The Millennium Falcon Was Meant To Arrive At Cloud City
The Obi-Wan – Darth Vader fight was meant to take place on cloud city, but budget cuts forced George Lucas to move the action to the Death Star sooner than he planned. Cloud City and a Darth Vader confrontation would ultimately make an appearance in the sequel.
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