We cannot deny the importance of entertainment and culture for society. Therefore, to ensure that governments entertain the population, they, from time to time, will sponsor such events for the populace. In this regard, it is important to note how entertainment and culture in society are something that we cannot overlook.
In modern society, one of the most popular mediums that offer such entertainment is through movies. Nowadays, many people find it hard to imagine their life without watching a movie. This has been made possible due to technological advancements in both production and distribution. The Star Wars universe is yet another example of how science-fiction can impact society in general. This document, therefore, seeks to discuss some.
The Worldwide Reach of Star Wars
The Star Wars franchise is enormous. Over 200 million people have watched all six movies in theatres, and hundreds of millions more have observed them at home. The over $4 billion box office receipts from the films aren’t even counting DVD sales, video game sales, action figures, Lego sets, books.
Star Wars Facts
In light of the impending release of the newest film in the Star Wars series, many people are becoming fans of this classic movie franchise.
Many people think that they know a lot about Star Wars because it’s such a popular topic of discussion, but many details may surprise you.
This article will explore some facts about the Star Wars movies that you may not know.
- The character Darth Vader is named after a “Devil” character in the [Bhagavad Gita]. His name was also derived from the Dutch word for Devil, which is “devil.”
- In some scenes of A New Hope, when R2Dfilms that you may not have known before. Watch the movie, and the droid is visible, carving a tree that sports an R2 unit.
- The first Star Wars film was initially titled “The Adventures of Luke Starkiller”, taken from the Journal of the Whills.
- George Lucas got some inspiration for the sound effects in Star Wars from Akira Kurasawa’s film The Hidden Fortress.
- Luke Skywalker’s appearance was inspired by a Ralph McQuarrie drawing of actor and model [Mark Hamill].
- Mark Hamill had his voice dubbed in the Star Wars films because he couldn’t use it during filming due to an injury.
- During the same scene in which Luke Skywalker’s high-pitched voice is heard, you can listen to a beep in the background. This is because Mark Hamill was sick, and he had to leave before his voice changed.
- Obi-Wan Kenobi is a ghost kept secret by George Lucas until the third film in the series, after which his death was made known.
- Darth Vader’s helmet wasn’t created to cover his entire face; it only protected him from the neck up.
- During the filming of Return of the Jedi, Harrison Ford was convinced that Han Solo would be killed off early. So, he made sure to ask George Lucas if he could take a vacation before filming the movie.