100 days of star wars

100 Days of Star Wars Trivia – Day 92: IMAX

Day 92 Star Wars: The Force Awakens was shot on 35mm film with one scene filmed in IMAX format. (We’re told it will be on the planet Jakku as evidenced by the IMAX format movie images (like above)) Episode VII will take over all the… Read More »100 Days of Star Wars Trivia – Day 92: IMAX

100 Days of Star Wars – Day 93: The Revenge

Day 93: Code names are a common practice used in Hollywood to keep studio spies and curious fans away from sensitive film sets. Episode VI used the faux title of “Blue Harvest: Horror Beyond Imagination” while it was in production. That in turn was a… Read More »100 Days of Star Wars – Day 93: The Revenge

100 Days of Star Wars – Day 94: Box Office Beast

Day 94: Harrison Ford plays the scruffy looking nerf-herder, space smuggler, and eventual hero of the rebellion Han Solo. Ford has been the most successful of the stars from the original Star Wars trilogy. Unadjusted for inflation his worldwide box office results total over $6.5… Read More »100 Days of Star Wars – Day 94: Box Office Beast

100 Days of Star Wars – Day 95: Jeff Goldblum

Day 95: George Lucas initially saw actor Jeff Goldblum as his perfect space pirate Han Solo. Alas, Goldblum had already accepted a role in Woody Allen’s “Annie Hall” and had to pass on the role. Unfortunately for Goldblum, his part in Annie Hall was cut… Read More »100 Days of Star Wars – Day 95: Jeff Goldblum

100 Days of Star Wars: Day 96 – Funeral Pyre

Day 96: Funeral Pyre The events of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” take place 30 years after “Return of the Jedi.” In the climatic Jedi lightsaber battle on the Deathstar, the Sith Lord Darth Vader redeems himself by saving his son, Luke Skywalker, from The… Read More »100 Days of Star Wars: Day 96 – Funeral Pyre

100 Days of Star Wars – Day 97: Starkiller

Day 97: Earlier drafts of the script for Star Wars featured “Luke Starkiller” instead of Skywalker. “Starkiller” later became a codename for Galen Marek in the Force Unleashed video game. “The Skywalker” was Luke’s Jedi Apprentice name. The stories of the original “StarKiller” character later… Read More »100 Days of Star Wars – Day 97: Starkiller

100 Days of Star Wars – Day 98: C-3PO

Day 98: Anthony Daniels plays both the body and the voice the golden droid C-3PO, in each of the Star Wars movies. Only Kenny Baker (R2-D2) can also claim to have worked on all seven films. Daniels has also provided the voice of C-3PO in… Read More »100 Days of Star Wars – Day 98: C-3PO

100 Days of Star Wars – 99 days until premiere

Day 99 The primary cast of Star Wars: The Force Awakens was announced on April 29, 2014 with a photo of the first table read of the script at Pinewood Studios near London. Pictured are director JJ Abrams with Harrison Ford, Daisy Ridley, Carrie Fisher,… Read More »100 Days of Star Wars – 99 days until premiere