10 Facts About Star Wars That You May Not Know

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Star Wars, a space opera film series which was created by George Lucas. On the other hand, It became one of the most successful and influential franchises in motion picture history. Initially of the 21st century, the Star Wars films continually advanced the field of motion picture and special effects. Though Star Wars initially opened in 42 cinemas.




Star Wars was the Last Jedi hits Cinemas in Dubai on 14 Dec 2017. Here are the 10 facts that you may not know about it.

10 Facts you may know about Star wars

Yoda was almost played by a monkey.

George Lucas was originally planned for Yoda to be played by a monkey. He was wearing a mask and carrying a cane.

  • ‘Ewok’ is never actually said in the original trilogy.

Firstly, The Ewok is never uttered by a character in the original trilogy. Although, the species is identified in the script and close to it.

  • Return of the Jedi almost had a very different ending.

In the story development session for Return of the Jedi, George toyed with the idea that Luke removes dying Vander’s helmet. Also, He puts it on and claims ‘Now I am Vader.

  • Depending on the movie, Yoda has a different number of toes.

In The Phantom Menace, Yoda has three toes. But in The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi, and Revenge of the Sith, he has four.

  • Star Wars and 2001: A Space Odyssey had the same production crew. 

George Lucas admired Stanley Kubrik, and when he set out to make Star Wars, he hired so many people who worked on 2001: A Space Odyssey. It was referred to as “The Class of 2001.”

  • E. T. was in The Phantom Menace – sort of.

The alien race of E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial makes an appearance in Episode 1. Also, The Phantom Menace- officially connecting the world of Lucas and Spielberg.

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  • Chewbacca’s voice is a mix of other animals.

Chewbacca’s voice is a mix of bears, walruses, lions, badgers, and also, other dying animals.

  • Lightsaber noises came from an old television

The noise a lightsaber makes is created by combining the hum of an old television’s pictures.

  • Harrison Ford almost wasn’t Han Solo.

Burt Reynolds was among the top contenders to play Han Solo. Along with AI Pacino, Jack, and Christopher Walken.

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  • Darth Vader is banned from all official Star Wars events.

David Prowse, the actor who has portrayed Darth Vader is banned from attending official parties of Star Wars due to some reasons.

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